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  • BS 5901(1980) : 1980

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    METHOD OF TEST FOR DETERMINING THE COMPARATIVE AND THE PROOF TRACKING INDICES OF SOLID INSULATING MATERIALS UNDER MOIST CONDITIONS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  14-05-2003

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1980

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    National foreword
    Cooperating organizations
    1 Scope
    2 Definitions
    2.1 Tracking
    2.2 Electrical erosion
    2.3 Comparative tracking index (CTI)
    2.4 Proof tracking index (PTI)
    3 Test specimen
    4 Conditioning
    5 Test apparatus
    5.1 Electrodes
    5.2 Test circuit
    5.3 Dropping device
    5.4 Test solutions
    6 Procedure
    6.1 General
    6.2 Determination of the CTI
    6.3 Proof tracking test
    6.4 Determination of erosion
    7 Report
    Figures

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    Deals with voltages up to 600 V.Includes erosion of materials which do not track at highest voltage.

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    Committee CIL/15
    Development Note IMPLEMENTS CENELEC HD 214.
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    BS EN 60926 : 1996 SPECIFICATION FOR AUXILIARIES FOR LAMPS - STARTING DEVICES (OTHER THAN GLOW STARTERS) - GENERAL AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    BS 5126-2(1993) : 1993 MINING TYPE FLAMEPROOF SUPPLY AND CONTROL UNITS FOR USE ON SYSTEMS UP TO 1100 V - SPECIFICATION FOR CIRCUIT BREAKER UNITS
    BS 1363-3(1989) : 1989 13 A PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS AND ADAPTORS - SPECIFICATION FOR ADAPTORS
    BS 5972(1980) : 1980 SPECIFICATION FOR PHOTOELECTRIC CONTROL UNITS FOR ROAD LIGHTING
    BS 3905(1995) : 1995 SPECIFICATION FOR 3.8/6.6 KV, 300 A BOLTED FLAMEPROOF CABLE COUPLERS AND ADAPTORS, FOR USE IN COAL MINES
    13/30283398 DC : 0 BS 7656+A1 - SPECIFICATION FOR LOW-VOLTAGE POLE-MOUNTING FUSES (CUT-OUTS) - 315 ARATING
    BS 7825-3.2:1997 CALIBRATION OF RUBBER AND PLASTICS TEST EQUIPMENT - CALIBRATION SCHEDULES - ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES
    BS 5664-2.2(1988) : 1988 SOLVENTLESS POLYMERISABLE RESINOUS COMPOUNDS USED FOR ELECTRICAL INSULATION - METHODS OF TEST - COATING POWDERS
    BS 5126-1(1993) : 1993 MINING TYPE FLAMEPROOF SUPPLY AND CONTROL UNITS FOR USE ON SYSTEMS UP TO 1100 V - SPECIFICATION FOR DIRECT-ON-LINE MOTOR STARTERS
    BS 771(1992) : 1992 SPECIFICATION FOR PHENOLIC MOULDING MATERIALS
    BS 4177(1992) : 1992 SPECIFICATION FOR COOKER CONTROL UNITS
    BS 5733(1995) : 1995 SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES
    BS 5126-3(1993) : 1993 MINING TYPE FLAMEPROOF SUPPLY AND CONTROL UNITS FOR USE ON SYSTEMS UP TO 1100 V - SPECIFICATION FOR AIR COOLED LIGHTING TRANSFORMER UNITS
    BS EN 60928 : 1995 AUXILIARIES FOR LAMPS - A.C. SUPPLIED ELECTRONIC BALLASTS FOR TUBULAR FLUORESCENT LAMPS - GENERAL AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    BS 5266-3:1981 EMERGENCY LIGHTING - SPECIFICATION FOR SMALL POWER RELAYS (ELECTROMAGNETIC) FOR EMERGENCY LIGHTING APPLICATIONS UP TO AND INCLUDING 32 A
    BS 3676-1:1989 SWITCHES FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR FIXED ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS 7288(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR SOCKET OUTLETS INCORPORATING RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES (S.R.C.D.S)
    BS 7654(1993) : 1993 SPECIFICATION FOR SINGLE PHASE STREET LIGHTING FUSES (CUT OUTS) FOR LOW VOLTAGE PUBLIC ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS - 25 A RATING FOR HIGHWAY POWER SUPPLIES AND STREET FURNITURE
    BS EN 61050 : 1992 TRANSFORMERS FOR TUBULAR DISCHARGE LAMPS HAVING A NON LOAD OUTPUT VOLTAGE EXCEEDING 1000 V - GENERALLY CALLED NEON TRANSFORMERS - GENERAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    BS 6991(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR 6/10 A, TWO-POLE WEATHER-RESISTANT COUPLERS FOR HOUSEHOLD, COMMERCIAL AND LIGHT INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT
    BS 7822-3(1995) : 1995 INSULATION COORDINATION FOR EQUIPMENT WITHIN LOW-VOLTAGE SYSTEMS - USE OF COATINGS TO ACHIEVE INSULATION COORDINATION OF PRINTED BOARD ASSEMBLIES
    BS 5000-16(1997) : 1997 ROTATING ELECTRICAL MACHINES OF PARTICULAR TYPES OR FOR PARTICULAR APPLICATIONS - ROTATING ELECTRICAL MACHINES WITH TYPE OF PROTECTION 'N'
    BS 6941(1988) : 1988 SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES WITH TYPE OF PROTECTION N
    BS 5655-1(1986) : 1986 LIFTS AND SERVICE LIFTS - SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF ELECTRIC LIFTS
    BS 3953(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR SYNTHETIC RESIN BONDED WOVEN GLASS FABRIC LAMINATED SHEET
    BS 7924:1999 (published 1999-11) Code of practice for the repair and overhaul of certified electrical apparatus intended for use in mines susceptible to firedamp
    BS 3454(1995) : 1995 SPECIFICATION FOR 1.9/3.3 kV. 300 A BOLTED FLAMEPROOF CABLE COUPLERS AND ADAPTORS (INCLUDING 380/660 V AND 640/1100 V, 300 A ADAPTORS) FOR USE IN COAL MINES
    BS 1363-1(1995) : 1995 13 A PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS, ADAPTORS AND CONNECTION UNITS - PART 1: SPECIFICATION FOR REWIRABLE AND NON-REWIRABLE 13 A FUSED PLUGS
    BS 7019:1989 (published 1989-08) Specification for fully screened 400 A bolted flameproof cable couplers and adaptors for use on systems up to and including 6.6 kV, primarily for use in mines
    BS DD222(1996) : 1996 SPECIFICATION FOR RACK AND PINION LIFTS
    BS 6972(1988) : 1988 SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LUMINAIRE SUPPORTING COUPLERS FOR DOMESTIC, LIGHT INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL USE
    BS 5067(1985) : 1985 SPECIFICATION FOR FLAMEPROOF TRANSFORMERS FOR USE IN MINES
    BS 5125(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR 50 A 650 V FLAMEPROOF, RESTRAINED AND BOLTED PLUGS AND SOCKETS FOR USE IN COAL MINES
    BS 1363-2(1995) : 1995 13 A PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS, ADAPTORS AND CONNECTION UNITS - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR 13 A SWITCHED AND UNSWITCHED SOCKET-OUTLETS
    BS 1363-3(1995) : 1995 13 A PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS, ADAPTORS AND CONNECTION UNITS - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR ADAPTORS
    BS 1363-4(1995) : 1995 13 A PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS, ADAPTORS AND CONNECTION UNITS - PART 4: SPECIFICATION FOR 13 A FUSED CONNECTION UNITS SWITCHED AND UNSWITCHED
    BS 5126-4(1993) : 1993 MINING TYPE FLAMEPROOF SUPPLY AND CONTROL UNITS FOR USE ON SYSTEMS UP TO 1100 V - SPECIFICATION FOR AIR COOLED TRANSFORMERS TO POWER DRILLING MACHINES
    BS 5655-2(1988) : 1988 LIFTS AND SERVICE LIFTS - SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF HYDRAULIC LIFTS
    BS 5924(1989) : 1989 SPECIFICATION FOR SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND THE INSTALLATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR RESISTANCE WELDING AND ALLIED PROCESSES
    BS 5733:1995 SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES
    BS 2572:1990 Specification for phenolic laminated sheet and epoxy cotton fabric laminated sheet
    BS 7288:1990 (published 1990-08) Specification for socket outlets incorporating residual current devices (S.R.C.D.s)
    BS 5067:1985 (published 1985-07) Specification for flameproof transformers for use in mines
    BS 5126-1:1993 (published 1993-12) Mining type flameproof supply and control units for use on systems up to 1100 V Specification for direct-on-line motor starters
    BS 3905:1995 (published 1995-11) Specification for 3.8/6.6 kV, 300 A bolted flameproof cable couplers and adaptors, for use in coal mines.
    BS 5125:1990 (published 1990-07) Specification for 50 A 650 V flameproof, restrained and bolted plugs and sockets for use in coal mines
    BS 5126-4:1993 (published 1993-12) Mining type flameproof supply and control units for use on systems up to 1100 V Specification for air-cooled transformers to power drilling machines
    BS 5126-2:1993 (published 1993-12) Mining type flameproof supply and control units for use on systems up to 1100 V Specification for circuit breaker units
    BS 3454:1995 (published 1995-11) Specification for 1.9/3.3 kV, 300 A bolted flameproof cable couplers and adaptors (including 380/660 V and 640/1100 V, 300 A adaptors) for use in coal mines
    BS 5126-3:1993 (published 1993-12) Mining type flameproof supply and control units for use on systems up to 1100 V Specification for air-cooled lighting transformer units

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    IEC 60587:2007 Electrical insulating materials used under severe ambient conditions - Test methods for evaluating resistance to tracking and erosion
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