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GeneralSpecificationforThreePhase
PoleMountedLoadBreakSwitch
Thoserequirementsdefines:
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Generalintroduction&purposes
TheManufacturerStandards
Thebreakingcharacteristics
Theremotecontrolledsystems
TheConfigurationrequirements
TheTechnicalSpecifications
TheQualitysystems

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Tableofcontents:
1.INTRODUCTION...........

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1.1SF6PRESSURE..

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1.2TIGHTNESS........

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1.3ADMISSIBLELEAKAGE.........

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1.4BREAKING........

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2.REMOTECONTROLLEDLOADBREAKSWITCHES..

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2.1GENERALFEATURES......

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2.2DESIGNANDCONSTRUCTION.......

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2.3PROTECTIONANDSAFETY.........

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2.4QUALITYASSURANCE......

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3.TESTS..... p.15
3.1TYPETESTS......................................

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3.2ROUTINESTESTS.................

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1.INTRODUCTION
Thisspecificationdescribesthechosentechnologyforbreakingtheloadcurrent,whichissulphurhexa
fluoridegas(alsoreferredtoasSF6gas)accordingtoIEC376recommendation.Breakingchamberbasedon
oilorairbreakarestrictlyforbidden.
Thistechnologyischaracterizedasfollows:
Reducedmassandvolume,
Efficiency,
Safeoperation,
Easyoperation,
Reducedmaintenance,
Nospares,
Verylongservicelife.
InadditiontoitscompliancewiththeabovementionedIEC376recommendation,thebreakingchambershall
copewiththefollowingtechnicalrequirements:
1.1SF6PRESSURE
TheSF6pressureinsidethebreakingchambershallbelessthanorequalto0.3barinrelativevalue(or1.3
barinabsolutevalue).
1.2TIGHTNESS
The breaking chamber shall be designed for a service life of 30 years without maintenance (no SF6 refilling
required).

1.3ADMISSIBLELEAKAGE
Theadmissibleleakagemustbeclearlyspecifiedbythemanufacturerandshallbesuchthat,attheendof
theexpectedservicelifetime,theSF6pressureinsidethebreakingchamberremainshigherthanorequalto
thetestpressuredefinedbythestandardofreference.AnysystemneedingaSF6refillingcannotbe
accepted.
1.4BREAKING
Theequipmentsubjectedtothistendershallcomplywiththefollowingelectricalandconstruction
characteristics,inordertoguaranteeforeachservicevoltage,theproperisolationfunction.

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MaximumSystemvoltage
(kV)
Ratedcontinuouscurrent
(A)
Shorttimewithstandcurrent/1sec (kArms)
FaultMakingcapacity
(kApeak)
Withstandcurrent(kApeak)
Mechanicalendurance(numberofO/Coperations)
ElectricalEnduranceatratedcurrent
Breakingcapacity(A)
Mainlyactive(cos=0,7)
Cablecharging
Transformermagnetising
Impulseinsulationlevel(kV)
Phasetoearth
Acrossisolatingdistance
Powerfrequencyinsulationlevel(kV)
Phasetoearth
Acrossbreakingchamber

NOMINAL
VOLTAGE24kV
24
400/630
12.5
31.5
31.5
5,000
100

NOMINAL
VOLTAGE36kV
36
630
12.5
31.5
31.5
5,000
100

400/630
10
10

630
10
20

125
145

170
195

50
60

70
80

Note:amechanicaloperationisaopen+closesequenceoffload.Itistheminimumrequiredtoensurea
properbehaviourduringthewholeexpectedlifetimewithoutanymaintenance.

2.REMOTECONTROLLEDLOADBREAKSWITCHES
2.1GENERALFEATURES
2.1.1ScopeofApplication
ThepresentspecificationappliestooutdoorthreephaseLBS(LoadBreakSwitches)tobemountedonpoles
inruraldistributionnetworkswithratedvoltagesupto36kVandpowerfrequencyof50/60Hz.
Theswitchtypescoveredbythesetechnicalspecificationsare:
RemotecontrolledLBS
RemotecontrolledLBSwithsectionalizerfunction(automationoperation).
2.1.2Productbriefdescription
2.1.2.1RemoteControlledLBS.
Itismadeofthefollowingparts:
aSF6switchdisconnectorwithelectricalcommand
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amanualoperatingmechanism
LVconnections
acontrolunit,comprising:
>abatteryandacharger
>aremotecontrolmodule
>acommunicationdeviceaccordingtoselectedmedia
>afaultindicatorlinkedtothecurrentsensors
>Includingoptionsectionalizer
2.1.2.2RemoteControlledLBSwithsectionalizerfunction.
Itismadeofthesamecomponentsasdescribedinthepreviousparagraph,withvoltagetransformerand
currenttransformer.
2.1.3Standards
2.1.3.1Generalfeatures
The recommendations of the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) serve as basis to this
specification.
The products specified with these characteristics shall conform the most recent editions of the standard
documents indicated below.
These products shall be new and of the most recent model.
The certification and test reports issued by independent and internationally recognized laboratories shall be
available under request. Failure to do so might automatically exclude the bidder as non-compliant.
Discrepancies and disparities (definition, tests), as specified in these specifications shall be identified and
detailed with the offer. Failure to do so might automatically exclude the offer as non-compliant.

2.1.3.2Standardsofreference
IEC62271102(new)
IEC602651
IEC60815(new)
IEC60529
IEC60694
IEC62271200(new)
2.1.4Generalprescriptions
The LBS shall fulfil the following service conditions:
- Currying rated current
- breaking the load current
- Make short-circuit currents
- support the short-circuit currents for a given duration (1seg)
- stand an internal arc and protect the operators, under requirement
- be designed with requested mechanical (5000 operations) and electrical (100 at rated current) number of
operations

2.1.5Serviceconditions
Theswitchesshallbedesignedforuseintheexternalserviceconditions,inaccordancewithIEC60694with
thefollowingspecifications:
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- Altitude: < 1000 m above sea level.

Normalservicetemperatures:25Cto+50C
Operationundericeconditions:20mmthickness
Relativehumidity:95%at40C
Pollutionlevel:III(accordingtoIEC60815)
2.1.6Networkcharacteristics
Theequipmentofferedshallbedesignedandmanufacturedforthefollowingruralandsuburbanelectrical
networks:
Ratedvoltage
Nominalvoltage
Powerfrequency
Ratedcurrent

KV
KV
Hz
Arms.

Shorttimewithstandcurrent
Faultmakingcapacity
RequestedBIL
Powerfrequencyimpulselevel

KA/1sec
KApeak
KVpeak
KVrms.

24
24
50
400or
630
12,5
31,5
125
50

36
36
50
630
12,5
31,5
170
70

2.1.7Definitions
Forthepurposeofthisspecification,thedefinitionsofIEC60694andIEC602651areapplicable.
Sectionalizer:automaticopeningoftheequipmentfollowingasequenceofdeterminateevents.
Manualcontrol:manualoperationoperatedbyrodandhookstick.
2.1.8Documentation
Thesuppliershallsupplyallrequestedtechnicalinformationanddocumentation(drawings,typetestsand
assemblyinstructions)forallcomponentsproposedintheoffer,andshallcompletethetablesof
characteristicsbasedonthemodeldefinedinthisspecification.
2.1.9Unitofmeasurement
Inallcorrespondence,technicaldocumentation,drawingsorgeneraldocumentation,onlymetricsystem
shallbeused.
2.2DESIGNANDCONSTRUCTION
2.2.1Generalfeatures
TheLBSshallbedesignedforoutdooruseforalltypesofpolesandshallbesuitableforaneasymounting
onthepole.Twomethodsofmanualoperationwouldbeaccepted:
Manualoperationbytransmissionrodandlever.
Manualoperationbyhookstick.
Theyshallalsodesignedfortheindicatedserviceconditions(seeparagraph1.5)andforaservicelifeof30
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TheLBSanditsoperatingdevicesshallbedeliveredcompletewiththeirfixingaccessoriesmadeofhot
galvanizedsteel.
TherequiredbreakingtechniqueshalluseSF6atlowrelativepressure(0.3bar).Thebreakingdeviceshall
beinstalledinasinglesealedpressurechambermadeofstainlesssteel,withaservicelifeconformingtoIEC
standard62271200.
TheLBSshallbesuppliedwithsiliconbushings.
TheexternalVTneededforthepowersupplyofthecontrolunitshallbelocatedoutsidetheLBS.AVT
integratedinsidetheLBStankisnotacceptable,asitcannotbereplacedifitisdamaged.
ThesupportframeneededfortheinstallationoftheexternalVTshallbeincludedaspartofthescopeof
supply:failuretodosomightdiscardthesupplier.
TheLBShastobemaintenanceandlubricationfreefortheentirelifeoftheproduct.
2.2.2Breaking
2.2.2.1Breakingdevice
TheLBSshallbedesigned,testedandmanufacturedinaccordancewiththestandardsindicatedin1.3.2.
Thebreakingdeviceshallhavethefollowingcharacteristics:
Threephasebreak,inasinglesealedpressurechamberfilledwithSF6gasatrelativepressureof0.3bar
(absolutenominalpressure1.3bar),ensuringaperfectbreakandisolation.
Sealedchamberdesignedforaservicelifeof30years,maintenancefreeandwithoutrefilling.
Tankmadeofstainlesssteel,solidtowithstandtheelectrodynamicsstressesandvibrationsduring
transportationanduse.
TheLBSmustcomplywiththecategoryE3andM2,conformingtoIEC602651,withthefollowing
characteristics:
>Nominalcurrent:630A
>Activeloadbreakingcurrent:630A
>Admissibleshorttimewithstandcurrent:12,5kA/1s
>Faultmakingcapacity:31,5kApeak
>Electricalendurance:
100Opening/Closingoperationsat630A.
5closingoperationsinshortcircuit(31.5kApeak)
150closingoperationsinshortcircuit(8kApeak)
>Mechanicalendurance:
5,000Opening/Closingoperations
Note:boththeelectricalandmechanicalendurancesshallbeunderstoodasmaintenancefree
>TheLBSshallbefittedwithanoverpressuremembranelocatedinthesafestpartofthetank.Itwillavoid
anydamagetotheoperatorincaseofanoverpressure(internalarc),openingthemembranebeforethe
damagethetank.
>TheSF6gasshallbeIEC60376compliant
>Stainlesssteelenclosureprotectionlevel:IP67
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2.2.2.2GasPreassureTightness
Theenclosurehastobesealedforlifeandmeetspressurizedsealedsystemcriteriainconformitywiththe
standardIEC60694.
Forsafetyreasons,theabsolutepressureinsidethetankshallnotexceed1.3barsat20C.
2.2.2.3Insulation
Thebreakingsystemshallbecapableofensuringthedielectricresistancerequiredinopenandclosed
positions(seetechnicalcharacteristics).
Adevicedirectlylinkedtotheswitchdisconnectorcontactposition(openorclosed)mustbeincluded.
2.2.2.4Degreeofprotectionofferedbytheswitchenclosure.
TheswitchenclosureshallsatisfylevelIP67ofthepublicationIEC60529.
2.2.2.5Bushings
TheswitchshallbefittedwithsiliconetypeHTV(HighTemperatureVulcanised)andtheconductor
materialinsidethebushingshallbecooper.
ThelivepartsshallbeofamaterialthatavoidsproblemsofcorrosionduringtheserviceperiodoftheLBS
(silveredcooperisrecommended).
2.2.2.6Creepagedistance
ItshallbeDegreeofPolution:LEVELIII(minimum25mm/kV),accordingtoparagraph5.14ofIEC60694
applicableforoutdooruseequipment.
2.2.3Control
2.2.3.1Independentcontrol
TheLBSshallbesuppliedwithaindependentcontrolformanualormotordrivenopen/closeoperations.
ThisshallbeattachedtotheLBSandshallnotrequirelubricationormaintenance.
Theelectricalcontrolshallbeelectricallyormechanicallylockedduringmanualoperations:therefore,
duringmanualopen/closeoperationselectricalcommandsarenotpossible.
2.2.3.2Electricalcontrol
Theswitchshallbeprovidedwithanoperatingmechanismdrivenbyanelectricmotor,whichshalloperate
at48VDC.Thismechanismshallbefixedtothelowerpartoftheswitchsmetalchamber.
Thecontrolshallbetumblertypeandtheoperationrateshallalwaysbeindependentoftheoperator
switchingspeed.
2.2.3.3Manualcontrol
Themanualcontrolshallcomprisesatubelinkagemadeofhotdipgalvanizedsteellinkedtothe
independentcontrol,andahandleforrotationalmanualoperationsfromthebaseofthepost.
Thelinkageshallassurethemechanicalconnectionbetweentheswitchandthemanualcontrol.Thisshall
comprisepipesof1allowingasimpleadjustmenttoanypostheight.Thematerialshallbehotdip
galvanizedsteel.
Theoperatinghandleshallbedesignedtobefixedtothebaseofthepost.Thisshallbeabletobesettothe
following3positions:
openposition,enablingoptiontoavoidelectricaloperationsandlocktheswitchintheopenposition.
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closedposition,enablingoptiontoavoidelectricaloperationsandlocktheswitchintheclosedposition.
remotecontrolposition,enablingremoteorlocalelectricaloperationsusingaremotecontrolunit.
Theoperatingcantileverforthemanualoperationshallnotexceed20daN.
AhookstickoperatedLoadBreakSwitchisalsoaccepted.Inthiscase,thepositionoftheLBSshouldbe
lockedbyusingthesamehookstickinordertopreventanyelectricalormanualoperationoftheLoadBreak
Switchwhiletheequipmentislocked.
2.2.3.4Positionindicator
Thepositionindicatorshallbeeasilyvisiblefromthegroundandcomplywiththefullyapparentopening
criteriondescribedintheIECstandard.
Thepositionoftheprincipalcontactsshallbecertain.Thisshallbebyasignallingdevicelinkedtothe
contacts.Thisdeviceshallbesimple,robustandexactlyreflecttheprincipalcontactpositions.
Despitetheclimateconditions,theindicatorofpositionshallbevisiblebytheoperatorfromtheoperation
platformlocatedbelowtheswitch.
Thecoloursandmarkingofthepositionindicatingdevicesfortheopenandclosedpositionsshall
conformtoIEC73.
TheclosedpositionshallbepreferablymarkedwithanI(asindicatedbysymbol417IEC5007ofIEC
417).TheopenpositionshallbepreferablymarkedwithanO(asindicatedbysymbol417IEC5008of
IEC417).
2.2.4VoltageTransformer
2.2.4.1MV/LVVoltageTransformer
TheexternalVoltagetransformer(VT)issuppliedbetweentwophasesontheupstreamside(source).
Itshallhaveaheatingpowerequalorhigherthan250VA.Itshallbedimensionedtosupplytheremote
controlunitequippedwithfaultdetection,remotecontrolandtransmissionfunctions.
2.2.4.2ElectricalcharacteristicsoftheVoltageTransformer
Designation
Highest voltage for material
Frequency
Insulating voltage to lightening impulse
(1,2/50)
Insulating voltage to industrial frequency
(1min at power frequency)
Thermal resistance (3s)
Dynamic resistance
Primary voltage
Secondary voltage
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kV
effective
Hz
kV peak

36

24

50
170

50
125

kV
effective
kA
effective
kA peak
V
effective
V
effective

70

50

10

10

25
As required

25
As required

230

230
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250

250

2.2.5RTU
TheRTUshallbeabletocontrolandactuatethetwoswitchtypes,detailedin1.1fortheserviceconditions
specifiedin1.5.
TheRTUshallbedesignedtobeinstalledatthebaseofthepylonandlinkedtotheelectricalcontrol,but
shallnonethelessbeabletobefixedatthedesiredheight.
TheRTUshallbemodular,andeasytoinstall,operateandmaintain.
2.2.5.1Components
Theunitshallcomprisesthefollowingcomponents:
Acradleforalltheelectronicmodules
Switchconnectionmodule
CPUandthelocalcontrolindicationmodule
RTUcommunicationmodule
Batterypowersupplychargermodule
Abattery
Asupplytransformerwithitsprotectiondevice
Freespacetoinstallaradiooramodem
2.2.5.2Operation
TheRTUshallallowforthefollowingoperations:
SelectionofLocalorremoteoperatingmodewithabuttonontheFrontpanel
Localelectricaloperations(Open.Close)usingapushbuttonandavalidationbuttonontheFrontpanel
Remoteoperationbymeansoftelecontroltransmission
Localandremotesignallingoftheswitchstatus
Displayoffaultsdetectedbythefaultdetectiononthefrontpanel
Localandremotesignalofabsenceofvoltageonthenetwork
Localandremotesignaloffaultsdetectedbythefaultdetectionmodule
Openingfunctioninvoltagedipfunction(inthecaseofcontrolenclosurewithsectionaliserautomation)
FunctionsprogrammingandparameterisationoftheunitusingaportablePC(faultdetector,
communicationmoduleetc).
Theconfigurationsoftwareshallbesuppliedwiththeunit.
2.2.5.3Description
2.2.5.3.1Batteriesandcharger
Makeup
Theenergystoreshallcomprise:
LV/TBTisolatingtransformer
12Vbatterycharger
12Vleadbattery
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Energysupply
TheRTUmaybesuppliedbyalowvoltagesource,100/3or230VgeneratedfromtheVoltage
transformer.
Thestoredenergyandthebatteryshallconferatleast16hoursautonomytotheLBSandbeabletoperform
10Open/CloseoperationsduringtheMVoutage.
Characteristics
Thestoredenergyshallhavethefollowingcharacteristics:
PTinputprotection,bymeansofLVCircuitbreakeragainstovervoltage
Protectionoftheunitmodulesagainstovervoltagebymeansofalowvoltagesurgediverter
Chargerwithvoltageregulation,temperaturecompensationandcurrentrestriction
CorrectoperationindicatorbymeansofagreenLED
IndicationofabsenceofmediumvoltagefromthesecondaryvoltageofthePT
Batteryprotectionagainstdeepdischargesbycuttingsupplytotheunitmodulesbeforegettingtosuch
deepdischargecondition..Intheeventofthereconnectionofthemediumvoltage,theenergystoreshall
reverttonormaloperation.
Thebatteriesshallprovidethepowersupplyofthecontrolboxelectronicboardsplusthe:
48Vdcsupplyfortheswitchmotorization
12Vsupplyforthetransmissionequipment(modem)1Apermanent,7Amax
Thechargershallbedesignedinsuchawaythatthe12Vsupplyshallbeoperationalsothattoallow
communication,whatevertransmissionmodeinchosen,includingradio,evenifthebatteryisabsent,not
charged,orfaulty.
2.2.5.3.2Electricalcontrolfunction
Theelectricalcontrolmoduleshallinclude:
Theswitchopeningandclosingpushbuttons
Thecableconnectiontotheelectricalcontrol
2.2.5.3.3Communicationfunction(RTU)
Communicationwiththecontrolcentreisimplementedthrough:
Acommunicationmoduleusingoneofthefollowingcommunicationprotocols:
>IEC8705101
>DNP3
>MODBUS
Foranyoftheseprotocols,thecommunicationmoduleshallsupportpermanentaswellasnonpermanent
communication.Furthermore,alloftheseprotocolsshallallowautomaticalarmcallstothecontrolcentre.
TheRTUconfigurationsoftwareshallallowconfiguringeachofthepossibleeventsoccurringtocreatean
alarmornot.
Adatacommunicationequipmentinterfacingtothechosenmedia.Requestedmediaarelistedherebelow:
>InsulatedRS485interface
>PSTN(PublicSwitchedTelephoneNetwork)interfacewith8kVgalvanicinsulation.
>RadiocommunicationwithatleastV32FSKorFSSKmodulation,upto2400bds.
>GSMcellphoneinterface
>RS232connection,withmanagementsignalsforothermodemtypes.
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TheRTUenclosureshallprovidetheappropriatecableglandsand/orconnectorsfortheinterfacingtothe
datacommunicationlineorantenna.
2.2.5.3.4Faultdetectionfunction
TheremotecontrolledLBSshallincludeafaultdetectionfunction.
Thisfunctionrequires:
EitherthreephaseCTs(currenttransformers)tobeinstalledoneachphaseoftheLBS,ortwophaseCTs
andoneearthCT(installedaroundthethreeconductors)
OnefaultdetectorinstalledinsidetheRTUenclosure
Thefaultdetectorshallhavethefollowingcharacteristics:
Detectionofbothearthandphasetophasefaults
Bothlocalandremotefaultindications
Identificationandcountingoffaults(automation)
Automaticswitchopeningcontrol(openingoftheLBSduringavoltagedip)
Thefaultdetectorshallguaranteethefaultdetectionandautomationfunctions
>Currenttransformers
ThefaultdetectorinstalledintheRTUshalluseeitherthreephaseCTsortwophaseCTsandonehomopolar
CT.TheseCTsshallbeinstalledonthebushingsoftheswitchandshallhaveatransformationratioof
500/1.
>Faultdetection
Faultdetectionshallbebymeansofthecurrentfaultdetectormodule,installedintheRTU,basedonthe
indicationsgivenbythecurrenttransformers.
ThefaultdetectorthresholdshallbeadjustablewiththeRTUconfigurationsoftware.Itshallbeableto
detectbothearthandphasetophasefaultsasfollows:
Phasetoearthfaults:thresholdconfigurablefrom2Aupto160A
Phasetophasefaults:thresholdconfigurablefrom100Aupto750A
Faultsensingtime:configurablefrom50msupto500ms
- Automation function reset delay configurable from 20s up to 4mm.
>Automaticopeningautomationinthevoltagedip
Theopeningfunctioninthevoltagedipisensuredbymeansofthecurrentsensorsandthefaultdetection
module.Thisfunctionautomaticallyactivatestheopeningoftheswitchduringanetworkeventsequence.
Thesectionalizerautomationallowstoautomaticallyopentheswitchfollowingapredefinednumberof
faults(1to4)duringthevoltagedipsoftheupstreamreclosingsystem(feedercircuitbreakerorrecloser).
TheautomationcountsthenumberoffaultcurrentdetectionsfollowedbyaVoltageoutage.Itsendsanopen
order,afterthenumberoffaultsconfigured,if:
Theswitchisclosed
Thefaulthasdisappeared
TheMVVoltageisabsent
TheAutomationfunctionresetdelayisnotelapsedsincethefirstfaultwasdetected.
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Afterafirstfaulthasbeendetected,anewfaultcanbeconsideredonlyafteradelayequaltotheconfigured
faultdurationthreshold.Otherwise,2consecutivefaultsareconsideredasonesinglefaultbythe
sectionaliserautomation.
Thesectionalizingfunctionasdescribedaboveshallbesimplyperformedwithpushbuttononthefrontpanel
ofthecontrolunit.
Thesimplicityandflexibilityofthisfunctionregulation(currentthresholds,earthandphasetophasefaults,
timeperiodsandnumberoffaults)shallallowfortheeasyadjustmentoftheparametersandtheiradaptation
tothecircuitbreakerprotectionpostsourcesettingsandanychangestotheoperatingconditions.
TheConfigurationoftheaboveparametersofthisfunctionshallbebymeansofconfigurationsoftware
suppliedwiththeRTU.

2.2.6Technicalcharacteristics
2.2.6.1Electricalcharacteristics
Description
OvergroundSwitch
1 Country
2 Manufacturer
3 Manufacturersreferences
4 Serviceconditions
5 Numberofpoles
6 Circuitbreakingchamber
7 Insulation
8 SF6gaspressure
9 Ratedvoltage
10 Nominalvoltage
11 Ratedwithstandvoltagetolightening
impulse
betweenthephaseandgroundand
betweenphases
betweenopencontactsand/oronthe
sectionalizationdistance
12 Ratedwithstandvoltagetoindustrial
frequencyforshortduration
betweenthephaseandgroundand
betweenphases
betweenopencontactsand/oronthe
sectionalizationsection
13 Ratedfrequency
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SF6
SF6
1.3bar
kV
kV

Required

Offered

Exterior
3
SF6
SF6
1.3bar
24/36
Tobe
indicated

kVpeak
kVpeak

kV
kV
Hz

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14 Ratedcurrentincontinuousoperation
15 Principallyliveloadbreakingpower
(cos=0.7)
16 Electricalenduranceofprincipallylive
loadbreakingpower
17 Transformernoloadbreakingpower
18 Closedloopbreakingpower
19 Linenoloadbreakingpower
20 Ratedadmissibledurationofcurrent
shortcircuit
21 Peakadmissibleratedcurrentvalue
22 Closingcapabilityinshortcircuit
23 Numberofclosingoperationsinshort
circuit
24 Certainpositionindicationofthe
contacts
25 Leakagepaths
26 Underlineinstallationonpylon
27 Verticalassembly
28 PTpower
29 PTsecondaryvoltage
30 Supplyofelectricalcontrolmotor
31 Safetyvalve
32 SF6gasfillingforthedurationof
servicelife
33 Servicelife

34
35
36
37

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Batteryvoltage
Batterycapacity
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A
A
OC
A

100
200

A
A

20
10

kA/1sec
kApeak
kApeak
C

12,5
31,5
31,5
5

Yes/No

Yes

mm
Yes/No
Yes/No
VA
V
Vdc
Yes/No
Yes/No

900
Yes
Yes
250
230or
100/3
48
Yes
No

Year

30years

V
Ah
Yes/No
Yes/No

12
38
Yes
Yes

Unit
C/O

Required
5,000

PI

IP67
IP35

2.2.6.2Mechanicalcharacteristics
38
39
40
41

Description
Mechanicalendurance
Protectionindices
Switchchamber
RTU
Dimensions
Overgroundswitch
RTU
Weight
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2.2.6.3Descriptiveplates
Theswitchesandtheiroperatingdevicesshallbefittedwithdescriptiveplatescontainingtheinformationin
accordancewithIEC60694,asper5.10.
2.2.7Installationandconnection
2.2.7.1Fixingsupportsandaccessories
Eachseparateswitchsubassemblyshallbedeliveredwithitsnonisolatedsupportforverticalmountingon
thepost.Thesupportsshallbesuppliedwithagroundingdevice.
Theaccessoriesandfixingdevicesshallbesuppliedwiththeirsupports,withtheexceptionofscrew
anchorage.
2.2.7.2Assemblyandconnection
Theswitchshallbedesignedforverticalassembly,underthelineandonthefrontofthepylon.The
installationshallbesimpleandfastforallpylontypes(lengthrangefrom11to13m).
Theconnectionoftheswitchtothelineshallbepossibleusingconnectorswithstandardcrimpsandopenor
insulatedbarsof50to150mm2.
2.2.7.3Groundconnection
Eachapparatusframeshallbesuppliedwithasecuregroundingterminalandaclampingscreworbolt
suitableforconnectiontoagroundconductorinthedefaultspecifiedgroundingconditions.

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2.3PROTECTIONANDSAFETY
2.3.1Protectionagainstcorrosion
Allthemetalpiecesshallbeprotectedagainstcorrosion.Ordinarysteelpiecesshallbehotgalvanized.The
galvanizationshallbeofuniformthickness.
(average:70minimum:45m).
2.3.2Protectionoftheunitagainstovervoltage
AnLVlighteningsurgearrestermoduleshallprotecttheelectronicmodulesoftheunitagainstovervoltage
transmittedbytheenergysource,tobefittedintheunitontheLVintakepoint,originatedfromtheVT.
2.3.3Locking
Paragraph5.11ofIEC60694isapplicable.
Forsafetyreasons,alltheapparatusshallbeabletobelockedbycaptivedevicesabletowithstandimpulses
of20J,inopenandclosedpositions.
Forthispurpose,thesedevicesshallbedesignedtoholdoneormorepadlocks.
2.4QUALITYASSURANCE
Manufacturershallsupplyadescriptionoftheirqualityassurancesystemforthedesignandmanufactureof
theproductsdescribedinthespecification.TheyshallalsoattachtheISO9001certification.

3TESTS
3.1Typetests
Thetypetestsshallbeperformedinanindependentlaboratory,inaccordancewithIECstandard602651.A
copyofthefollowingtypetestsshallbeattached:
Dielectrictests
Heatingtests
Admissibledurationshortcircuitcurrenttestsandpeakadmissiblecurrentvalue
Tightnesstests
Makingandbreakingtests
Closingonshortcircuittests
Mechanicalendurancetests
Thetypetestsshallonlyberepeatedifthetestsperformedbytheconstructorarenotinaccordancewiththe
standardsandtherequiredratedcharacteristics.
Allthecomponentsoftheelectricalcontrolshallallowfor5,000closing/openingoperations,thecontrol
beinglinkedtoitsswitch.
3.2Routinetests
Thereportsoftheindividualseriestestsshallberecordedbytheconstructor.Theroutinetestsshallinclude:
Dielectrictestsfortheprincipalcircuit
Resistancemeasurementoftheprincipalcircuit
Tightnesstests
Visualcontrols
Mechanicaltests
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Thecompletelyassembledapparatusshallbetestedinthefactory.

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