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  • BS EN 60383-2 : 1995

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    INSULATORS FOR OVERHEAD LINES WITH A NOMINAL VOLTAGE ABOVE 1000 V - INSULATOR STRINGS AND INSULATOR SETS FOR A.C. SYSTEMS - DEFINITIONS, TEST METHODS AND ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1995

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    SECTION 1: GENERAL
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions
        3.1 Insulator string
        3.2 Insulator set
        3.3 Flash-over
        3.4 Dry lightning impulse withstand voltage
        3.5 50% dry lightning impulse flash-over voltage
        3.6 Wet power-frequency withstand voltage
        3.7 Wet power-frequency flash-over voltage
        3.8 Wet switching impulse withstand voltage
        3.9 50% Wet switching impulse flash-over voltage
    4 Electrical values which characterize an insulator or
        an insulator set
    SECTION 2: TEST PROCEDURES FOR ELECTRICAL TESTS
    5 General requirements for high voltage tests
    6 Standard atmosphere conditions and correction factors
        for electrical tests
        6.1 Standard reference atmosphere
        6.2 Correction factors for atmosphere conditions
    7 Artificial rain parameters for wet tests
    8 Mounting arrangements for electrical tests
    9 Lightning impulse voltage tests
    10 Wet power-frequency voltage tests
    11 Wet switching impulse voltage tests
    12 Methods of mounting
        12.1 Standard mounting arrangement of an insulator
              string or insulator set when switching impulse
              tests are not required
        12.2 Standard mounting arrangement of an insulator
              string or insulator set when switching impulse
              tests are required
        12.3 Mounting arrangement reproducing service
              conditions
    Annex A (informative) List of normative documents given
            for information
    Annex ZA (normative) Other international publications
             quoted in this standard with the references of
             the relevant European publications

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    Prescribes standard electrical test procedures and acceptance criteria to verify the defined characteristics of insulator strings and insulator sets. Also applies to insulator strings and insulator sets for use on d.c. overhead electric traction lines.

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    Committee PEL/36
    Development Note Supersedes BS 137-1(1982) & 92/21397 DC (05/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 5622-1:1979 (published 1979-01) Guide for insulation co-ordination Terms, definitions, principles and rules
    BS 4727-1:GRP12(1991) : 1991 GLOSSARY OF ELECTROTECHNICAL, POWER, TELECOMMUNICATION, ELECTRONICS, LIGHTING AND COLOUR TERMS - TERMS COMMON TO POWER, TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS - INSULATORS
    IEC 60383-1:1993 Insulators for overhead lines with a nominal voltage above 1000 V - Part 1: Ceramic or glass insulator units for a.c. systems - Definitions, test methods and acceptance criteria
    BS 923-1(1990) : 1990 GUIDE ON HIGH-VOLTAGE TESTING TECHNIQUES - GENERAL
    IEC 61109:2008 Insulators for overhead lines - Composite suspension and tension insulators for a.c. systems with a nominal voltage greater than 1 000 V - Definitions, test methods and acceptance criteria
    BS 5622-2:1979 (published 1979-01) Guide for insulation co-ordination Application guide
    IEC 60437:1997 RADIO INTERFERENCE TEST ON HIGH-VOLTAGE INSULATORS
    IEC 60071-3:1982 Insulation co-ordination - Part 3: Phase-to-phase insulation co-ordination - Principles, rules and application guide
    IEC 60507:2013 Artificial pollution tests on high-voltage ceramic and glass insulators to be used on a.c. systems
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