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ELC-SU-366-C

Low Voltage Motor Control Centers

Operating Environment: Floating and Fixed Platform, Onshore, Pipelines,


Topsides

This document is the confidential property of Chevron U.S.A. Inc. Neither the whole nor any part of this
document may be disclosed to any third party without the prior written consent of Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
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without the prior written consent of Chevron U.S.A. Inc.

Rev. Date Description Author Technology Leader


B 11/09 General revision. S. Khouri M. Fousha
05/10 Errata change made to ELC-DS-366. No change M. Fousha M. Fousha
made to this document other than footer date.
01/11 (E) Errata: Changed name of ELC-SU-12.07 and M. Fousha M. Fousha
ELC-DS-12.07.
C 06/14 Major revision. (Previously published as E. Glaude M.R. Tanner
ELC-SU-366-B, Low Voltage Motor Control
Centers – Exception to PIP ELSMC13, 2007.)

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Summary of Changes
1. Revised technical content is indicated by change bars in the right margin.
2. Added, deleted, moved, and combined items are listed below.

Rev. Rev. Description Type of Change


Major revision; greater than 50% rewrite. Changes not
tracked.

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Contents
1.0 Scope............................................................................................................................................... 4
2.0 References ...................................................................................................................................... 4
2.1 Owner Documents .............................................................................................................. 4
2.2 Industry Codes and Standards ........................................................................................... 4
2.3 Conflict Resolution and Order of Precedence .................................................................... 5
3.0 Terminology .................................................................................................................................... 5
3.1 Acronyms ............................................................................................................................ 5
3.2 Definitions ........................................................................................................................... 5
4.0 Requirements ................................................................................................................................. 6
4.1 General ............................................................................................................................... 6
4.2 Main Enclosure ................................................................................................................... 7
4.3 Wireways ............................................................................................................................. 8
4.4 Power Bus ........................................................................................................................... 9
4.5 Neutral Bus ......................................................................................................................... 9
4.6 Ground Bus ....................................................................................................................... 10
4.7 Incoming Line Section ....................................................................................................... 10
4.8 Unit Design ........................................................................................................................ 11
4.9 Space Heaters .................................................................................................................. 14
4.10 Painting ............................................................................................................................. 14
4.11 Nameplates ....................................................................................................................... 14
4.12 Inspection and Testing ...................................................................................................... 15
4.13 Shipping ............................................................................................................................ 15
5.0 Engineering Documentation and Data Requirements .............................................................. 16
5.1 Documentation .................................................................................................................. 16
5.2 Supplier Drawing and Data Requirements ....................................................................... 17

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1.0 Scope
This specification defines requirements for purchase (including design, fabrication, inspection,
testing, shipment, and documentation) of low voltage motor control center (MCC) equipment.

2.0 References
1. The following documents are referenced herein and are considered part of this specification.
2. Unless otherwise specified in Section 2.1 or 2.2, use the latest edition of the referenced
documents.

2.1 Owner Documents


ELC-SU-12.07 Low-Voltage Distribution Panelboards
ELC-DS-12.07 Data Sheet for Low-Voltage Distribution Panelboards
ELC-SU-1227 Low-Voltage Automatic Transfer Switches
ELC-DS-1227 Data Sheet for Low-Voltage Automatic Transfer Switches
ELC-DS-366 Data Sheet for Low Voltage Motor Control Centers
ELC-SU-4371 Low Voltage AC Adjustable Speed Drives—Based on PIP ELSMC20
ELC-DS-4371 Data Sheet for Low Voltage AC Adjustable Speed Drives
ELC-SU-5063 High-Resistance Grounding System (600 Volts or Below)
ELC-DS-5063 Data Sheet for Design and Fabrication of High-Resistance Grounding
System (600 Volts or Below)

2.2 Industry Codes and Standards


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Std C37.20.7 IEEE Guide for Testing Metal-Enclosed Switchgear Rated up to 38 kV
for Internal Arcing Faults

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)


ICS 2 Industrial Control and Systems Controllers, Contactors, and Overload
Relays Rated 600 Volts
ICS 18 Motor Control Centers

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)


70 National Electrical Code (NEC)

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL)


845 Standard for Safety – Motor Control

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2.3 Conflict Resolution and Order of Precedence


Any conflicts among the referenced documents shall be identified to Purchaser in writing for
resolution. When resolving conflicts, the following order of precedence shall apply:
1. Purchase order
2. Standard Preferred Supplier template, when applicable
3. ELC-DS-366
4. One-line diagram and associated documents
5. This specification
6. Referenced standards

3.0 Terminology
3.1 Acronyms
AWG American Wire Gauge
BOM Bill of Materials
HOA Hand–Off–Auto
HP Horsepower
LED Light Emitting Diode
MCC Motor Control Center
MCCB Molded-Case Circuit Breaker
MCP Motor Circuit Protector
MLO Main Lug Only
NC Normally Closed
NO Normally Open
VAC Volts Alternating Current
VDC Volts Direct Current

3.2 Definitions
Motor Control Center (MCC) An assembly of one or more enclosed vertical sections bolted
together forming a freestanding assembly designed to permit
future addition of vertical sections and interchanging of units.
Unit A single combination motor controller, feeder circuit breaker
assembly, or similar removable complete plug-in assembly.
Blank Unit Space A space not equipped to accept a future plug-in unit.

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Future Unit Space A space equipped to accept a future plug-in unit.


Spare Unit Space A space fully equipped with a specified motor control unit or
feeder circuit breaker unit.
Unusable Unit Space A space not suitable to accept a future unit.

4.0 Requirements
4.1 General
1. Supplier’s proposal shall be in conformance with this specification and any project-specific
requirements or drawings.
2. Supplier’s proposal shall completely describe the equipment offered, and shall include (but
not be limited to) the following items as applicable:
a. Preliminary layout drawings
b. Elevation details
c. Control schematics and wiring diagrams
d. Communication system block diagrams
e. Exceptions to this specification or Preferred Supplier templates
f. Dimensions, shipping split weights
g. Preliminary bill of materials (BOM)
3. Owner shall review and accept Supplier’s proposal before authorizing Supplier to proceed
with fabrication of the equipment.
4. Supplier shall provide hourly or daily rate information in the proposal for necessary field
service engineering at the job site to ensure proper installation and operation of equipment,
and shall indicate the extent of such field service included in the quoted price of this
equipment.
5. Motor control centers (MCCs) and associated components shall be designed in accordance
with NEMA ICS 18 and NEMA ICS 2.
6. MCCs shall be designed to perform under the site-specific and ambient conditions and
seismic requirements specified in ELC-DS-366.
7. Each MCC, as a complete unit, shall be given a single integrated equipment rating by the
manufacturer.
a. The integrated equipment short-circuit rating shall certify that all equipment is capable of
withstanding the stresses of the available fault current (symmetrical) indicated in
ELC-DS-366.
b. The ratings shall have been established by manufacturer’s tests on equipment
construction similar to that of the subject MCC.
c. Test data shall be available and shall be submitted, if requested, with the Supplier’s
proposal.

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8. A minimum of 20 percent undesignated spare unit spaces, or as indicated on


Owner-approved contract drawings, shall be provided as follows:
a. A minimum of one complete spare motor combination starter unit shall be included per
NEMA size provided on the project.
b. The remaining balance shall be spare units and shall have automatic shutter assemblies
installed.
9. Future units shall have all hardware required to add motor combination starters or feeder
circuit breaker units.
10. Unusable unit spaces shall be indicated by the Supplier on general layout drawings submitted
with proposal.
11. Auxiliary control and metering devices shall be supplied as specified in ELC-DS-366 and
shall meet the following additional requirements:
a. Instrument transformers shall be supplied as required with the ratios as specified.
b. Push buttons, selector switches, and other pilot devices shall be heavy duty, oil tight.
c. Contacts shall be rated 10 amps continuous at 120 volts alternating current (VAC).
d. Lights shall use light emitting diodes (LEDs).
12. The complete MCC assembly shall meet the minimum requirements of UL and shall be
marked with UL 845 labels.
13. Multiple starters, switches, or circuit breakers contained in a unit with a single access door
shall not be permitted.
14. When adjustable speed drive units are installed in the MCC, the drives shall comply with
ELC-SU-4371 and ELC-DS-4371.
15. Distribution boards or panelboards installed in the MCC for offshore topsides applications
shall comply with ELC-SU-12.07 and ELC-DS-12.07.
16. Integrated automatic transfer switches installed in the MCC shall comply with ELC-SU-1227
and ELC-DS-1227.
17. Resistance grounding systems included within the MCC shall comply with ELC-SU-5063
and ELC-DS-5063.

4.2 Main Enclosure


1. The MCC enclosure shall be arc-resistant Type 2 accessibility as defined by IEEE C37.20.7
unless specified otherwise in ELC-DS-366.
2. If outdoor enclosures are required, they shall be as specified in ELC-DS-366.
3. The vertical sections shall be furnished with a removable lifting angle support. The angle
shall run the length of the shipping block.
4. Provisions shall be made for future sections as specified in ELC-DS-366. Removable end
plates on each end of the MCC, when required, shall cover all horizontal bus and horizontal
wireway openings.

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5. If an arc-resistant MCC is specified, insulating sheets shall be provided on the inside of end
closing plates for horizontal bus openings to help prevent burn-through of the end plate in the
event that an internal arcing fault occurs in the horizontal bus compartment.
6. The MCC shall be of dead-front construction, containing only front-mounted units with rear
bolted cover.
7. If a back-to-back configuration is specified, double vertical buses shall be required, with the
same phase configuration for the front and back sections.
8. All components and wiring connections shall be accessible in the front of the unit.
9. Compartments in the MCC (i.e., wireways, horizontal power bus, vertical bus) shall be
isolated from adjacent compartments by suitable metallic barriers.
10. All unpainted metallic parts shall be plated for corrosion resistance, and nameplate screws
shall be 316L stainless steel.

4.3 Wireways

4.3.1 General
1. All metal edges in wireways shall be constructed to prevent damage to wire insulation.
Openings for wire passage shall protect the wiring from damage by grommets or other
equivalent means (i.e., rounded corners and edges shall be rolled back).
2. Vertical and horizontal wireways shall have separate access.
3. No accessories such as terminal strips shall be installed in wireways.
4. Load wiring to each device shall be directly from the wireways, and not from an adjacent
compartment.

4.3.2 Vertical Wireways


1. A full-depth, full-height vertical wireway shall be provided in each standard vertical section.
It shall be a minimum of 4 inches (100 mm) wide, or as specified in ELC-DS-366,
independent of the plug-in units. Wireway tie bars shall be provided.
2. A fixed, metal unit isolation barrier for isolation between the vertical wireway and the units
shall be provided.
3. If an arc-resistant MCC is specified, vertical wireway doors shall be provided with
arc-resistant latches to help keep the door latched in the event of an internal arcing fault.

4.3.3 Horizontal Wireways


1. Horizontal wireways shall be continuous across the entire length of the MCC, except where
restricted access is required, located at the top and bottom of the MCC.
2. Horizontal wireways shall be minimum 6 inches (150 mm) high and shall extend the full
depth of the vertical section to allow maximum flexibility in locating MCC feeders or loads.
3. The horizontal wireways shall have removable covers held in place by captive screws.
4. The horizontal wireways shall be isolated from the power bus.

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4.4 Power Bus

4.4.1 General
1. Power bus bracing shall be fully rated and equal to or greater than the available fault current
as specified in ELC-DS-366.
2. Vertical and horizontal bus material shall be insulated copper unless otherwise specified in
ELC-DS-366.
3. Bus joints and connections shall be tin plated unless otherwise specified.
4. All bus splice connections shall be made with at least two bolts on each side and shall be
easily accessible for installation and inspections.
5. Connections from the incoming main circuit or main circuit breaker to the horizontal bus
shall have the same ampacity as the horizontal bus.

4.4.2 Horizontal Power Bus


Horizontal power bus and splice bar capacity shall be as specified in ELC-DS-366.

4.4.3 Vertical Power Bus


1. Vertical power bus and splice bars in each vertical section shall have an effective rating
of 600 amps.

Note: The phrase “effective rating of 600 amps” does not necessarily mean that the entire
vertical bus must be rated for 600 amps. If a central horizontal bus construction is
used (i.e., located in the vertical center of the MCC), then a rating of 300 amps
above and 300 amps below the horizontal bus in each vertical section will comply
with the effective rating of 600 amps. If a top- or bottom-mounted horizontal bus is
used, then the full bus must be rated for 600 amps.
2. Vertical power bus shall be isolated from the horizontal power bus except where necessary to
connect to the horizontal power bus.
3. Vertical power bus shall be continuously covered with insulating material.
4. Plug-in stab openings shall be automatically covered or guarded, i.e. automatic shutters, to
prevent inadvertent contact when units are removed.

4.5 Neutral Bus


1. When specified for four-wire systems, a full-rated, continuous neutral bus with appropriate
capacity lugs shall be supplied unless otherwise specified in ELC-DS-366.
2. Neutral bus shall be of same material as main bus.
3. Connection to the neutral bus shall be through a vertical neutral bus bar located in a vertical
wireway in the section.

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4.6 Ground Bus


4.6.1 Horizontal Ground Bus
1. Horizontal ground bus shall be unplated copper and shall have provisions for future
extension.
2. The ground bus shall be a uniform bus, 1/4 × 2 inches (6.35 × 50.8 mm), mounted in the
bottom of the MCC running the length, unless otherwise specified in ELC-DS-366.
3. The ground bus shall be extended to the incoming line section fitted with a compression-type
mechanical lug provided by the Supplier.
4. Two outgoing equipment ground lugs shall be provided by the Supplier in each end section.
One ground lug shall be sized for 2/0 AWG through 4/0 AWG copper ground wire, and one
ground lug shall be sized for 6 AWG through 2 AWG copper ground wire.

4.6.2 Vertical Ground Bus


1. An unplated copper vertical ground bus shall be provided in each section.
2. The vertical plug-in ground bus shall be mechanically connected to the horizontal ground bus
in each section, forming a complete internal grounding system.
3. The vertical plug-in ground bus in combination with the unit ground stab shall establish a
first make, last break operation of the ground connection with respect to the power
connections for plug-in units.

4.7 Incoming Line Section


1. Provision shall be made for connecting incoming lines from above or below to the main bus
or main disconnect device as specified in ELC-DS-366.
2. Rigid bus shall be used to connect the incoming lugs or main disconnect device to the main
horizontal bus.
3. When a main lug only (MLO) is specified, a NEMA two-hole, full ring compression lug and
installation specifications shall be provided by the Supplier.
4. Compression lugs to accommodate the incoming power conductors shall be provided by the
Supplier. Lug attachments shall be braced to withstand, without distortion, any torque
imposed by the incoming line cables.
5. When a main circuit breaker device is specified in ELC-DS-366, it shall conform to the
following requirements:
a. As specified in ELC-DS-366, either a power air circuit breaker or a molded-case circuit
breaker (MCCB) equipped with thermal magnetic or electronic trip units and featuring
advanced protection functions.
b. The unit shall be front accessible and shall have removable protective barriers on the line
side, reducing the possibility of accidental contact with line terminals.
c. Incoming circuit breaker shall be operable from outside the enclosure.
d. Breaker position status (closed, open, tripped) shall be visible whether the enclosure
door is closed or open.
6. Incoming line metering provisions shall be as specified in ELC-DS-366.

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4.8 Unit Design

4.8.1 Fixed Units (Bolt-In)


1. Units may be hard-bused or connected to the power bus with cables using two-hole
compression connectors. Connection shall be suitable for bus thermal properties.
2. The conductor between the incoming line stab and the unit disconnect device shall be fully
rated based on the disconnect or starter maximum current rating, without exceeding the
allowable temperature rise of the conductor or components.
3. Line side conducting parts that remain energized if the unit disconnect is off shall be covered
with a barrier or otherwise protected from accidental contact with fingers or tools.
4. All wiring shall be marked on each end with permanently embossed wire markers of the
heat-shrinkable or slip-on type. Wraparound, adhesive, and rigid snap-on markers shall not
be acceptable.

4.8.2 Plug-In Units


1. Stabs shall be tin-plated copper.
2. When specified, plug-in units shall be equipped with a retractable stab assembly allowing the
primary voltage to be disconnected with the unit door closed.

4.8.3 Wiring and Terminations


1. Unit wiring shall be Class II, Type B (Type B-T for combination motor control units size 3 or
smaller), in accordance with NEMA ICS 18, unless specified otherwise in the data sheet.
2. Wiring shall be stranded copper with 600 V, flame-retardant insulation rate 90°C.
3. Control wiring shall be #14 American wire gauge (AWG) minimum.
4. Power wiring shall be #12 AWG minimum.
5. Terminals accessible to the wireways shall be protected or guarded to prevent accidental
contact while wiring to other compartments.
6. When specified, units shall be supplied with load terminations that consist of flat drilled tabs
or bus ends suitable for connection of standard two-hole compression lugs.
7. NEMA standard spacing and installation specifications shall be provided for terminations.
8. Removable guards shall be installed over line and load side terminals to prevent accidental
contact.

4.8.4 Unit Disconnect Handle Mechanism


1. The disconnect handle shall be designed so that it can be locked in the OFF position with up
to three padlocks.
2. Plug-in units shall be provided with interlocks per NEMA and UL requirements. Interlocks
shall be provided for the following reasons:
a. To prevent unit insertion or withdrawal with the disconnect handle in the ON position.

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b. To prevent the unit door from being opened when the disconnect handle is in the ON
position. A feature for intentionally defeating this interlock by qualified personnel shall
be provided.
c. To prevent the disconnect switch from being switched to the ON position if the unit door
is open. A feature for intentionally defeating this interlock by qualified personnel shall
be provided.

4.8.5 Combination Motor Starter Units


1. Motor starters shall be NEMA-rated, full voltage, combination type using adjustable motor
circuit protectors (MCPs) combined with magnetic air or vacuum contactors as specified in
ELC-DS-366.
2. The adjustment range for the MCP device shall be suitable for the NEC tables for
motor-locked rotor current, unless otherwise specified in ELC-DS-366.
3. The complete combination motor starter unit shall have a short-circuit withstand rating
capable of interrupting fault currents equivalent to the bus bracing specified in ELC-DS-366.
4. When required by rating or specified in ELC-DS-366, the combination starters shall be
supplied with a current-limiting fuse-type limiter.
5. NEMA size 1 through size 5 starters shall be plug-in type.
6. Starters of NEMA size 4 and above shall be vacuum-break contactors.
7. Starters larger than NEMA size 5 shall not be used.
8. The continuous current rating of each starter or contactor assembly shall be based on the
maximum NEMA horsepower (HP) or breaker rating or switch rating.
9. If specified in ELC-DS-366, starters shall be equipped with current transformer and
door-mounted ammeter.

4.8.6 Contactor Units


1. Contactor shall be provided with self-cleaning contacts.
2. Contacts and coil shall be removable without removing unit from the MCC.
3. Contactors with coils operating at line voltage shall be provided with interposing 120 VAC
control relay located in the same starter unit.
4. Minimum contactor size shall be NEMA size 1.
5. Lighting contactors, if specified, shall have hand–off–auto (HOA) switches with an LED
pilot lamp on the door of the unit to allow control by remote photoelectric cell or other
device.
6. Each contactor shall be equipped with spare auxiliary contacts, 2 NO and 2 NC, wired to
terminal blocks for Owner’s connections to external circuitry.

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4.8.7 Feeder Units


1. Protective devices shall be molded-case circuit breakers (MCCBs) with thermal magnetic or
electronic trip units, and shall provide inverse-time overcurrent protection and instantaneous
short-circuit protection.
2. Ground fault protection shall be provided where indicated on ELC-DS-366.
3. The breaker short-circuit withstand rating shall be capable of interrupting fault currents
equivalent to the bus bracing specified in ELC-DS-366.
4. Feeder breakers through 400 amps shall be plug-in type unless otherwise specified.

4.8.8 Control Power Transformer and Circuit


1. Each unit shall include a 120 VAC control power transformer, mounted in the unit unless
specified otherwise in ELC-DS-366.
2. Unit control power transformers shall be sized to include supply to auxiliary control or
metering devices, motor space heaters (for motors 5 HP and larger) as applicable, unless
specified otherwise in ELC-DS-366.
3. The primary shall be connected to the line side of the motor starter and shall have both legs
fused; the secondary shall have one leg fused and one leg grounded to the unit frame.
Current-limiting fuse shall have a rating not less than 100 kA.
4. If 24 volts direct current (VDC) control power is specified for communications and control,
integrated dual-redundant, power supplies shall be provided in each MCC, in addition to the
AC control power transformer specified in item 1 above.
5. Control terminal blocks on non-plug-in contactor and starter units shall be fixed type.
6. Supplier shall include interposing relays, auxiliary control devices, special wiring or terminal
block assemblies as shown on approved contract drawings.
7. If specified in ELC-DS-366, each contactor coil shall be equipped with a surge suppression
device.
8. If specified in ELC-DS-366, undervoltage ride-through device shall be provided for interface
with sensitive electronic equipment.

4.8.9 Overload Relays


1. Each motor control unit shall be provided with an electronic, 3-pole, overload relay unless
otherwise specified in ELC-DS-366.
2. Electronic overload relays shall include (but not be limited to) the following capabilities:
a. Selectable trip class setting set for NEMA Class 20, unless otherwise specified.
b. Single-phasing protection and ground fault detection.
c. Overload trip range allowing a setting at 125 percent of the motor full-load current
according to NEC Table 430.250.
d. Integrated digital communications and control capabilities.
e. Other options as specified in ELC-DS-366.

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3. When specified, electro-mechanical, eutectic alloy or bimetallic-type heaters shall include


the following:
a. NEMA Class 20.
b. Visible indication of overload trip without opening the door.
c. An externally operable, manual reset.
4. If motor full-load currents are not specified in ELC-DS-366, manufacturer shall use full-load
current values as listed by the NEC.

4.9 Space Heaters


1. Space heaters shall be provided if specified in ELC-DS-366.
2. When required, space heaters shall be fixed and nonadjustable, designed to be continuously
energized, to prevent condensation in the MCC.
3. Supplier shall size and provide a sufficient number of heaters to prevent condensation with
the specified supply voltage as indicated in ELC-DS-366.
4. Maximum heater sheath temperature shall be 160°C or lower.
5. A metal cage or barrier shall be provided around the heaters to guard against accidental
contact.
6. When space heaters are specified, caution signs with black engraving on yellow background
shall be provided on each vertical section with the following statement:

CAUTION: SPACE HEATERS MAY BE ENERGIZED INSIDE

7. A molded case circuit breaker shall be installed in the MCC for each heater circuit.
8. When a thermostat is specified, a normally closed, momentary test push button and analog
ammeter shall be provided.

4.10 Painting
Finish shall be Supplier’s standard unless otherwise specified in ELC-DS-366.

4.11 Nameplates
1. MCC and compartments shall be provided with nameplates and field markings as required by
the NEC. The nameplate schedule shall be as specified in ELC-DS-366.
2. Nameplate requirements shall include the following:
a. Black letters on a white background.
b. Drilled and mounted with stainless steel screws.
c. Adhesive device markers inside each unit to identify the door-mounted devices.
3. A master MCC nameplate with 2-inch × 6-inch (50-mm × 152-mm) letters shall be located
near the top of the MCC, above the main disconnect device. Nameplate shall be engraved per
Purchaser’s nameplate schedule.

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4. Each unit nameplate shall be 1 inch (25.4 mm) high × 2 1/2 inches (63.5 mm) long
(minimum) with 1/8-inch (3.175-mm) block letters, unless otherwise specified in
ELC-DS-366.
5. Engraved nameplates shall be provided to identify all external relays, meters, switches, etc.,
sized as required using 1/8-inch (3.175-mm) block letters.
6. Compartments in which external voltage sources are terminated shall have a door-mounted
nameplate, consisting of white letters on red background.

4.12 Inspection and Testing


1. After completion of the MCC assembly and wiring of each unit, the MCC shall be
functionally tested to guarantee a completely workable controller before shipping.
2. Testing shall include the following:
a. Electrical and mechanical interlocks
b. Control devices
c. Protective relays
d. Indicator lights
e. Meters
f. Optional equipment provided
3. Witnessing of functional testing or other inspections shall be specified in ELC-DS-366.
4. When specified in ELC-DS-366, an insulation resistance test shall be performed on all
control wiring to ground. Applied potential shall be 1kV DC for one minute when testing
600 V rated cable.
Note: For units with solid state components, review the manufacturer’s recommendations
prior to performing an insulation resistance test.

4.13 Shipping
1. Preparation for shipment shall be in accordance with the Supplier’s standards unless
otherwise noted on the purchase order list sheets.
a. Equipment shall be shipped completely assembled if practical.
b. Where equipment must be disassembled for shipment, material and instructions for
reassembling shipping sections shall be provided, including bolt torque specifications
and instructions for making main power bus connections at shipping splits.
c. Supplier shall be responsible for the preparation for shipment to ensure that materials
reach their destination in excellent working condition when handled by commercial
carrier systems.
2. Equipment shipped in more than one section shall have each section clearly identified. Each
shipped section shall include the following:
a. Purchase order number
b. Requisition number
c. MCC and section number(s)
d. Equipment number
e. Project number

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3. When the MCC is split for shipment, each shipping section shall be provided with a
permanently attached readily visible identification tag bearing the equipment identification
details in accordance with the assembly drawings.
4. Shipping bolts, supports, braces, etc., to be removed upon installation shall be painted red or
yellow.
5. Instructions for storage and temporary connection of internal space heaters (if specified)
shall be attached to the equipment.
6. Components that must be shipped separately from their respective MCCs shall be shipped in
weathertight packaging suitable for outdoor storage and tagged with both MCC cubical
number and MCC equipment number in accordance with final design drawings.
7. Relays shall be shipped installed in the stationary structures and shall be securely blocked
and braced to prevent damage during shipment.
8. MCC shall be shipped with all accessories/parts necessary for installation and startup.
9. Complete sets of special tools and devices required for installation, operation, and
maintenance of equipment shall be provided and shipped with the equipment in a separate
container.
10. Shipping sections of stationary structures shall be furnished with removable lifting angles
running continuously for each shipping split.

5.0 Engineering Documentation and Data Requirements


5.1 Documentation
1. Drawings and all other documentation listed in this section shall be provided in
Purchaser-accepted electronic format as specified in ELC-DS-366.
2. Drawing shall be provided in accordance with Owner’s drafting standards unless otherwise
specified in ELC-DS-366...
3. Typical drawings shall not be acceptable unless they are revised to show only the relevant
equipment.
4. Engineering data shall include the following as a minimum:
a. Assembly or structural drawings, completely dimensioned, showing the following:
1) General arrangement
2) Plan view, front view, and other elevation views when pertinent
3) Cable entrances for both top and bottom entrances
4) Purchaser’s wiring terminal block locations and other terminal block locations
5) Grounding connections
6) Weight of equipment
7) Heat dissipation values
8) Floor mounting requirements

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b. Schematic and control wiring diagrams showing the following:


1) Instrument transformers
2) Sensors, relays, and other devices
3) Meters and switches
4) Control devices
5) Space heaters
6) Other pertinent equipment
c. Detailed drawings showing the following:
1) All wiring within each bucket or cubicle
2) All interconnections between cubicles
3) Identification of all terminals, terminal blocks, and wires
4) Digital communication equipment and network diagrams
d. Complete priced spare parts list including those parts that the Supplier recommends to be
on hand during startup and the first year of operation.
e. BOM listing quantity, rating, type, and manufacturer’s catalog number of all equipment.
f. Installation, maintenance, and operating instructions covering the equipment furnished,
including protective devices, fuses, auxiliary relays, etc. This shall include characteristic
curves of all protective devices.
g. Catalog data and application information for instruments, switches, relays, circuit
breakers, fuses, and communication and other devices.

5.2 Supplier Drawing and Data Requirements


1. Supplier shall provide the following documentation for Purchaser review and before
authorization to proceed with fabrication:
a. Exceptions taken to this specification including data sheets and amendments.
b. Detailed plan and elevation drawings of the MCC including auxiliary devices,
dimensions, and weights (if available).
c. General BOM including name of manufacturer and model numbers of the components.
d. Witness test plans or other required testing as indicated in ELC-DS-366.
2. Supplier shall provide the following as part of the final certified document submittal:
a. Final documentation and information included in Section 5.1 of this specification,
including any as-built changes required during factory acceptance testing.
b. Certified type test reports.
c. Final detailed BOM.

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