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FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION

D.C. SWITCHBOARD

20162.EQP.ELE.FUN

Rev. 0 September 1994

ISSUE

TM

STIN

STIN

SEPT. 94

REV.

DESCRIPTION

PREP'D CHK'D APPR'D

DATE

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FOREWORD Rev. 0 Total Number of pages 26 September 1994 Issued to comply with the EEC directives Cancelling and replacing the following specification: a) 01794.EQP.ELE.SPC : GENERAL SPECIFICATION - D.C. SWITCHBOARDS

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INDEX

1. 1.1. 1.2. 1..2.1. 2. 2.1. 2.1.1. 2.1.2 2.2. 2.3. 2.4. 2.4.1. 2.4.2. 2.4.3. 2.5. 2.5.1. 2.6. 2.6.1. 2.7. 2.7.1. 2.7.2. 2.7.3. 2.7.4. 2.8. 2.9. 2.9.1. 2.9.2. 2.9.3. 2.10. 2.10.1. 2.10.2. 2.10.3 2.10.4. 2.10.5.

GENERAL Scope Normative references European normative references FUNCTIONAL NORMATIVE REQUIREMENTS Definitions Prototype Switchboard Metal-enclosed Switchboard Symbols and abbreviations Operating Environment Functional Requirements Functional characteristics Construction characteristics Packing for transport Boundaries, limits and exclusions Limits and exclusions Ergonomics Accessibility Safety General prescriptions Protection against direct contacts Protection against indirect contacts Fire resistance Requirement for Quality Management and Assurance Additional Requirements for Review Type Test Acceptance Test (individual) Special Test Documentation Bid documentation Documentation subjected to Approval Documentation used by the Company for the system design Test documents Final technical documentation

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1.

GENERAL

1.1.

Scope This specification sets out the minimum requirements and the inspection plans for the supply of d.c. electric switchboards for storage battery charge and feed of auxiliary services. Any other additional information not covered by this specification will be specified in the rules and publications in force and in the project technical documentation, particularly: Data Sheets Inspection Data Sheets (I.D.S.) Required Documentation Data Sheet (R.D.D.S.) The technical requirements of this functional specification are based upon considerations of performances and functionality, therefore the instructions contained in this document are not meant to be discriminatory. Any alternative suggestions will be considered, provided that the compliance with what required in this document is satisfied both from functional and performance points of view.

1.2.Normative references The rules and publications that entirely define the d.c. electric switchboards in their assembly are herewith listed. When applicable, references will be made to the European codes EN and the CENELEC Harmonisation Documents or, in their absence, to the CEI/CEI UNEL codes and IEC publications. In any case, the plants shall comply with the rules and regulations issued by the Local Authorities and Organisations under which jurisdiction they are installed.

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1.2.1.European Normative References

EUROPEAN CENELEC

INTERNATIONAL NATIONAL IEC CEI/CEI UNEL

TITLE ( NOTE 1 )

EN 60439 - 1 ( )

439 - 1 ( )

17 - 13 / 1

EN 60439 - 2 ( )

439 - 2 ( ) 364 - 4 364 - 5 890 ( ) 1117 529 ( )

17 - 13 / 2

HD 384

64 - 8 (note 2)

HD 528 S1 ( ) --EN 60529 ( )

17 - 43

17 - 52 70 - 1

Low voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies. Part 1: Requirements for type-tested and partially type-tested assemblies. Low voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies. Part 2: Particular requirements for busbar systems. Electrical installations of buildings . Part 4: Protection for safety. A method of temperature rise assessment by extrapolation for partially type-tested assemblies (PTTA) of low voltage switchgear and controlgear. A method for assessing the short-circuit withstand strength of partially type tested assemblies (PTTA). Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP code) International Electrotechnical Vocabulary Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear. Part 1 : General rules Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear. Part 2 : Circuit-breakers Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear. Part 3 : Switches disconnectors, switchdisconnectors and fuse-combination units. Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear. Part 4 : Contactors and motor starters. Section 1-electromechanical contactors and motor starters. Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear. Part 5 : Control circuit devices and switching elements. Section 1-electromechanical control circuit devices. Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear. Part 6 : Multiple function equipment. Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear. Part 7 : Ancillary equipment. Section 1-terminal blocks for copper conductors.

--EN 60947 - 1 ( ) EN 60947 - 2 ( ) EN 60947 - 3 ( )

50 947 - 1 ( ) 947 - 2 ( ) 947 - 3 ( )

--17 - 44 17 - 5

17 - 11 17 - 50

EN 60947-4-1 ( ) 947 - 4 - 1( )

EN 60947-5-1 ( ) 947 - 5 - 1( )

17 - 45

EN 60947-6-1 ( ) 947 - 6 - 1( ) EN 60947-7-1 ( ) 947 - 7 - 1 ( )

17 - 47 17 - 48

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follows " European Normative References"


EUROPEAN CENELEC INTERNATIONAL NATIONAL IEC CEI/CEI UNEL TITLE ( NOTE 1 )

EN 60947-4-1 ( )

947 - 4 - 1

17 - 3

--EN 60742 ( ) ------EN 60688 EN 60445 ( )

654 - 2 ( ) 742 185 ( ) 186 ( ) 255 688 445 ( )

65 - 2 14 - 6 (note 2) 38 - 1 38 - 2 41 - 1 85 - 15

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear. Part 4 : Contactors and motor starters. Section 1-electromechanical contactors and motor starters. Operating conditions for industrial-process measurement and control equipment. Part 2 : Power . Isolating transformers and safety isolating transformers. Current transformers Voltage transformers Electrical relays-General rules Electrical measuring transducers for converting a.c. electrical quantities into d.c. electrical quantities. Identification of equipment terminals and of terminations of certain designated conductors, including general rules of an alphanumeric system. Coding of indicating devices and actuators by colours and supplementary means. Identification of conductors by colours and numerals. Code for designation of colours Elementi per identificare i morsetti e le terminazioni dei cavi Preparations of documents used in electrotechnology. Part 1 : General requirements. Preparation of documents used in electrotechnology. Part 2 : Recommendations for the preparation of electric circuit diagrams.

16 - 2 16 - 3 (note 2) 16 - 4 16 - 6 16 - 7 3 - 36 3 - 33

EN 60073 ( ) HD 324 ( ) HD 457 S1 --EN 61082 - 1 ( ) HD 246.4

73 446 ( ) 757 --1082 - 1 ( ) 1082 - 2

Notes for reading the table in paragraph 1.2.1.: 1) Titles of IEC publications, when common to CEI rules and CENELEC, are translated from the original relevant texts. Rule with some variations to IEC publication. The Normative References and Publications with ( ) have complete correspondence with the CEI or UNI National ones. In the other cases the subject is the same but the requirements are not entirely the same.

2) 3)

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2.

FUNCTIONAL NORMATIVE REQUIREMENTS

2.1.

Definitions For definitions and terminology reference will be made to the rules in paragraph 1.2. In accordance with EN 60439 Code this specification is applied to d.c. electric switchboards, defined as protection and manoeuvre equipment in accordance with the following typologies :

In compliance with EN 60439-1

In compliance with CEI 17-13/1

TTA "Type Tested Assemblies"

AS "Mass-produced Equipment"

PTTA "Partially Type Tested Assemblies"

ANS "Non-mass-produced Equipment"

Definitions in accordance with CEI 17-13/1 Rules are the translation of the corresponding European Normative References. The definition of the type will be sole competence of the switchboard Supplier, who will assume the overall responsibility. Moreover the following additional definitions are given: 2.1.1. Prototype switchboard It is a switchboard which has passed successfully the test type prescribed by EN 60439-1 Normative References and has a defined in advance construction system referred to by type tested assemblies (TTA/AS). 2.1.2. Metal-enclosed switchboard It is a switchboard enclosed on all sides (except for the openings for cables), fitted with metallic enclosure.

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2.2.

Symbols and abbreviations For symbols and abbreviations reference is made to the Normative References listed in 1.2. Moreover the following are defined: RT : RSR : RBC : Main Rectifier Service Section Rectifier Charge Battery Rectifier

2.3.

Operating Environment The d.c. switchboards will be designed and built according to the environmental conditions of the installation site, that will be described in the Data Sheet, and according to service conditions prescribed in EN 60439-1 Rule. Switchboards and single components will not be subject to harmonic vibrations and violent shocks that can occur during normal service. When the presence of H2S in the atmosphere is anticipated, the following concentrations will be assumed, if not otherwise specified: 0.10 ppm of H2S continuously; 5 ppm of H2S and 2 ppm of SO2 occasionally of short periods.

The Supplier shall adopt adequate protections and demonstrate the validity with test certificates on the components.

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2.4

Functional Requirements

2.4.1. 2.4.1.1.

Functional Characteristics Types of switchboard The types of switchboards normally utilised are the following: type A type B type C type D : : : : switchboard with spare battery under charge; switchboard with back-up battery; switchboard with back-up battery and redundant rectifier; switchboard with back up battery and complete redundancy.

Other types may be defined in the Data Sheet. 2.4.1.2. Operating conditions The switchboard, under normal operation shall provide: the feeding of thed.c. loads directly from the rectifier; the maintenance of the storage battery charge. The d.c. loads shall be switched with continuity solutions, to the battery in case of : feeding network failure; failure of rectifiers; excessive decrease of d.c. voltage. When the conditions that have determined the switching are restored, the system shall return to its normal operating position as concerns the load feeding and provide automatically for the charge of the battery, when necessary. The switching system shall be able to prevent the batteries from feeding failures from rectifiers and/or from their auxiliaries. 2.4.1.3. Performances The switching system shall be able to supply the rated performances with the variations indicated here below, both single and combined of the a.c. feeding frequency and voltage: voltage 10% frequency 5% In the feeding conditions defined above and with a load varying from 0 to 100%, the output d.c. voltage variation shall be within the following limits: 5% with rectifier under normal operations and a.c. feedings; +10% under emergency conditions and batteries completely charged; for the switchboard with spare batteries under maintenance charge without a d.c. stabiliser, this value shall be guaranteed only for a 5% or higher load; -15% under emergency conditions and with a battery at the end of discharge; The alternate component under direct current (ripple) with battery separated from the switchboard, load between 0 and 100% and with the feeding conditions indicated above shall be lower than 5% (peak- to-peak).

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2.4.1.4.

Stabilisation of d.c. voltage The stabilisation of voltage on D.C. load side within stated values may be obtained with one of the following systems:

stabilisation of the service rectifier output (RSR); stabilisation of the batteries under discharge and/or recharge phase; d.c. stabilisers. Switchboard with spare batteries under maintenance charge The service rectifier shall always have the output stabilised within values already defined. The stabilisation of d.c. voltage during the battery discharge shall be obtained by choosing conveniently the number of elements according to the minimum discharge voltage of the storage battery. When this is not technically possible or economically convenient, partial connection devices of the batteries shall be used. The utilisation of the stabilisers connected directly to the d.c, distribution shall be previously accepted by the Company.

a)

b)

Switchboard with back up battery This stabilisation system through partialization of the batteries during the charge and discharge phases shall be foreseen when the possible partial insertions are not above two. The auxiliary charge rectifier of a part of the batteries shall have characteristics consisting with the batteries and corresponding to this of main rectifiers. Whenever foreseen the stabiliser on the d.c. distribution shall be of the voltage drop diode type. The use of d.c./d.c. controllers (chopper) shall be limited to the cases where voltages with high stabilisation are required.

2.4.1.5.

D.C. distribution Unless otherwise indicated, the d.c. distributions shall be of the type with both poles isolated. The single starters shall be provided with automatic circuit breakers or fuses and onload disconnecting switches, as defined in the Data Sheet. The cut off and/or disconnecting devices shall be bipolar type; the protection against overloads and/or short-circuits shall be installed on both poles.

2.4.1.6.

Charge of batteries Taking into account that the charge system shall be suitable for the type and characteristics of the batteries utilised, it shall provide to: the holding charge; the full charge. and, when expressly required in the Data Sheet: the rapid charge.

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a)

Holding charge The holding charge shall be carried out at a constant value of voltage, defined by the battery Manufacturer. Under the feeding conditions already defined, the value of the holding voltage shall: be stabilised at 2%; be adjustable, with respect to the set point, by 5%.

b)

Full charge The full charge shall be obtained by the following cycle:

1st phase:constant current and voltage increasing up to the value stated by the battery Manufacturer. 2nd phase:constant voltage at the value indicated above and decreasing current.

With batteries at the discharge minimum voltage, the complete cycle of the full charge shall allow the recharge of the battery at 90% in a period of 810 hours and the recharge at 100% in 1214 hours. The passage from the first to the second phase will occur automatically. The passage from the holding charge to full charge and vice versa shall be possible both automatically and manually. When in automatic, the batteries shall receive full charge after every period (even partial) of discharge. Under the feeding conditions mentioned above, the full charge voltage and current shall be stabilised and adjusted as follows: stabiliser of the constant current : stabiliser of the constant voltage control of the constant current : control of the constant voltage : 3% : 2% 15% 15%.

When the fan of the battery room is provided, the full charge shall be affected by the fan operation. c) Rapid charge When requested in the Data Sheet, a rapid charge system shall be installed. It shall be of the constant current type with voltage increasing up to the maximum value specified by the battery Manufacturer. The charge system shall allow the recharge of the batteries completely discharged in a 57 hours period. The rapid charge shall be carried out only manually. Under the feeding conditions already indicated, the rapid charge current shall be: stabilised 3%; adjustable with respect to the set point by + 10%, - 50%. When the fan of the battery room is provided, the rapid charge shall be affected by the fan operation.

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2.4.1.7.

Electric sizing The switchboards in their whole, each single equipment and component will be sized in accordance with the relevant codes, and assuming that: normal service conditions are as prescribed in Rule EN 60439-1 or otherwise specified in the Data Sheet. the installed equipment and bars conform to the rated values prescribed in the Data Sheet, considering the possible future loads; When not otherwise specified, the maximum virtual connection temperature for diodes and thyristors, operating in the most severe conditions (including overloads, if any) shall not exceed 125 oC, even if the utilised elements would allow higher temperatures. a) Type A In switchboards with back up batteries under holding charge, the service rectifier (RSR) shall be sized for feeding the maximum d.c. load expected in normal operating conditions (network presence). b) Type B In switchboards with back up battery, the main rectifier (RT) shall be sized to feed at the same time: the maximum d.c. load expected; the charge of battery. c) Type C In switchboard with back up battery and redundant rectifier, each main rectifier (RT-1 and RT-2) shall be sized to feed at the same time what foreseen in section 2.1.4.2. "Operating Conditions". The two rectifiers shall normally operate in parallel. Block diodes or other devices shall be installed to avoid, in case of failures, the transfer of energy from a rectifier to the other. d) Type D In switchboards with back up battery of complete redundancy type, each rectifier shall be sized to feed: the maximum d.c. load expected; the charge of the relevant storage battery. The two groups rectifiers/battery chargers shall normally operate in parallel and shall be controlled separately. Block diodes or other devices shall be installed to avoid, in case of failures, the transfer of energy from a group to the other.

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2.4.1.8.

Auxiliary Circuits The auxiliary circuits provided in the switchboards shall have functional requirements in compliance with the Normative References and as specified in the Data Sheet. When not otherwise specified, the following minimum requirements shall be guaranteed: a) Alarms The alarm signals relevant to automatic reset protections shall be provided with memory, as per ISA-S18.1, with sequence F2M-1-14 (fixed-flashing visual alarm, manual reset, acknowledgement push-button and lamp test circuit). The alarm signals to be indicated are the following: b) faulty rectifier (for each rectifying unit); discharged battery (for each storage battery); pole (+) earthed; pole (-) earthed; a.c. failure; lock-out of ventilation in the switchboard; lock-out of fan(s) in battery room.

Signals The colours utilised for the visual signals (lamps) shall be in compliance with the EN 60073 Codes. The following minimum requirements shall be guaranteed: FUNCTION Battery under holding charge Battery under full charge Battery under rapid charge Battery on d.c. loads fed from the network fan(s) operating in the battery room LAMP COLOUR WHITE YELLOW YELLOW RED WHITE WHITE

c)

Measurements The following measurements shall be provided: for each switchboard: - network voltage (for each feeding line); - voltage on the d.c. loads; - supplied current (d.c. side). for each battery: - charge/discharge current; - voltage of the whole battery.

d)

Remote Alarms and Measurements The switchboards shall be prearranged for remote repetition of the following: each alarm conditions listed in the above section "a) Alarms"; voltage on d.c. loads.

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2.4.1.9.

Ventilation a) Battery room When requested in the Data Sheet, and when dangerous substances are present during the charge operations of the storage batteries, one or two fans shall be provided for the extraction of the air from the battery room. If not otherwise indicated in the Data Sheet, the operating logic of the fan(s) shall follow the following minimum requirements: when two fans are provided, only the selected one is started. The second one will be inserted only upon failure of the first fan. for each starter, a manipulator shall be installed on the panel front. The manipulator shall have three fixed positions with the following functions: 0 manual automatic.

the position "Automatic" shall operate as follows: the fan(s) shall be put into service when the full charge or the rapid charge must be carried out. They shall be stopped at the end of the charge with 1 hour of delay. the full charge and the rapid charge can be obtained only when at least one of the fans is in service.

b)

Switchboard When it is requested by cooling necessities, the Supplier, at his judgement, shall provide a ventilation system fed from the switchboard itself, as per the fans in the storage battery room.

2.4.1.10.

Possibility for extension The compartments will be arranged to allow for extension of the d.c. distribution section. Compartments or cells will be provided when specifically required, or to complete the arrangement of the switchboard. The arrangement as functional units will be described in more detail by the Company in the Data Sheet.

2.4.1.11.

Ex-d box for batteries cut-off When requested in the Data Sheet, in presence of dangerous substances, an explosion-proof execution outdoor junction box (Ex-d) shall be provided to allow the cut-off of the outdoor batteries connected to the d.c. switchboard.

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2.4.2. 2.4.2.1.

Construction Characteristics General prescriptions on materials Materials will be suitable for the installation site, service and transport conditions. The use of series and standard materials available on the market will be recommended. Boxes, windows and other plastic parts belonging to the external cover will be resilient to mechanical shocks not lower than a 7 J friction energy.

2.4.2.2.

Type of Switchboard The switchboard shall be of the closed type, and with the following sections: section with rectifiers and battery charger section for the distribution of the d.c. section for the storage batteries (when requested).

2.4.2.3.

Segregation Switchboards will be built with internal subdivisions through barriers or diaphragms in accordance with Rule EN 60439-1, and identified in the typical form of segregation specified in the Data sheet. The equipment in each section of the switchboard shall be installed in separated compartment or compartment fractions. In details, the separation limits between the rectifiers and d.c. distribution sections and the storage batteries section (if any), shall be obtained taking into account the sealing against the vapours of the batteries and the potential leaks of liquid from the accumulators. The compartments for the storage batteries, if any, shall have, in their upper sections, proper louvers complete with gaskets and closing plat for the potential connection with a discharge conduit for the acid vapours of the batteries.

2.4.2.4.

Structure and enclosure Switchboards will be built according to a mechanical design, with enclosure and protection level in accordance with the provisions of Rule EN 60439-1. If not otherwise indicated in the Data Sheet, the following protection degrees will be guaranteed:

IP 3X: IP 4X: IP 2X:

vertical sides; air or drain openings (protected internally by nets or metal sheets with holes to prevent the entry of insects) upper side and non vertical surfaces internal diaphragms

The structure will be self supporting with reinforcements where needed and that can be easily fitted as indicated in the Data Sheet; the enclosure will be made with steel sheets adequately treated and protected. Cables can be inserted in the switchboard from below or above as indicated in the Data Sheet. This can be achieved through removable plates, or when required, with cable glands or other sealing systems. Plates for single core cables (i.e. for power supply) will be of non-magnetic material.

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2.4.2.5.

Bus bar systems The bus bar system, including shunted bars, will be capable of withstanding electric and mechanical stresses due to short circuit currents, for the time specified in the reference codes. Bars will be hinged taking into account expansions and possible vibrations. If not otherwise indicated, bars will be made of electrolytic copper. Bars of different material can be considered only if a technical documentation on thermal and electrodynamic calculations is given beside the normal required prescriptions. Bus bars shall be insulated if required in the Data Sheet or if provided as typical by the Supplier. The type of insulating material and protection and its thickness will be defined by the Supplier in relationship to the service conditions in the Data Sheet. Sheaths and resins will be of a flame retardant type in accordance with the CENELEC HD 405-1 Harmonisation Document, and resistant to superficial discharges. In bar-bar joints and bar-cable joints, bars shall be adequately protected against oxidation. Bolts and clamps will be provided with anti-loosening systems. Supports of bars can be obtained by insulators or printed or banded insulating supports; they will be of non hygroscopic and non flammable material and designed so that they can avoid superficial charges in case of dust or condense. Bars and insulated power conductors will be labelled as indicated by the Normative Reference. a) Neutral bar (N) In three-phase systems with neutral, the neutral bar shall extend for the whole length of the phase bars and will be: of a section equal to phase bars up to 200 mm 2, if copper; if and with larger section, of a section half of the phase bars with a minimum of 200 mm2, except for more restrictive prescriptions due to fault currents. b) Protection bar (PE) A protection bar (PE) shall extend for the whole length of the switchboard and shall be provided with connection bolts at both ends, and anywhere the connection of a cable is expected. The sizing of a protection bar (PE) will be in accordance with the provisions of Rule EN 60439-1 for protection conductors.

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2.4.2.6.

Main Circuit Power equipment shall have electric and construction characteristics as defined in the Data Sheet, and in accordance with the Normative References. If not otherwise specified, they shall have a main circuit with insulation rated voltage equal at least to the one of the switchboard, and breaking capacity higher than the maximum acceptable value of the short circuit current. It not otherwise indicated, maximum overtemperatures accepted will be as provided in Rule EN 60439-1. a) Automatic circuit breakers Automatic circuit breakers will conform to Rule EN 60947-2. If not otherwise indicated in the Data Sheet, they will be provided with a service breaking capacity (Ics) higher than the maximum value accepted of the assumed short circuit current. Circuit breakers will be proved for the "A" or "B" category of utilisation, as specified in the Data Sheet; if not otherwise indicated, "A" category switches will be used. b) Contactors Contactors will be made according to Rule EN 60947-4-1. Contactors will be air-break and compact type; other types of contactors may be considered time by time. The release voltage of the a.c and d.c. coil will be as specified in the relevant Rule. c) Protection relays Protection relays will comply with Rule IEC 255 and the prescription specified in the Data Sheet, whereas those integrated with automatic circuit breakers will respond to the rules of switches. d) Diodes and thyristors Diodes and Thyristors shall be silicon based. e) Current and voltage transformers (CT, VT) Current transformers (CT) will comply with Rule IEC 185 whereas voltage transformers (VT) will conform to Rule IEC 186. They will have a standard insulation voltage (Ui) and rated operation voltage (Ue) equal to the one of the switchboard; they will be enclosed type with air or resin insulation. Current transformers will be able to withstand thermal and dynamic stresses related to the switchboard short-circuit. For rated performances much higher than the actual loads, additional loads, as resistors, shall be provided.

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f)

Starters for fans Whenever requested in the Data Sheet, in the d.c. distribution section one or two starter for the a.c. supply of the fan(s) for the air extraction shall be provided. Starters, that is devices to start, stop and protect against overloads, consisting of contactors and direct thermal relays, will be made in accordance with Rule EN 60947-4-1. If not otherwise specified, the protection against short circuits shall be obtained through automatic switches co-ordinated with the starters, in such a way to obtain type "2" co-ordinations in compliance with EN 60947-4-1 Code. The automatic switches for the co-ordination of the starter shall be of the "A" category, in compliance with the EN 60947-2 Codes. The employment category for the starters shall be A-C-3, in compliance with the EN 60947-4-1 Code. Direct protection devices will be with manual reset. When required by Company, the co-ordination of electric motor starters will be indicated in the Data Sheet, and referred to in the relevant tables.

g)

Ex-d box for batteries cut-off When requested in the Data Sheet, the outdoor junction box for the cut-off of the batteries shall be in explosion-proof execution (Ex-d), in compliance with the CEI 64-2 Codes, and shall be equipped as specified in the Data Sheet.

2.4.2.7.

Auxiliary circuits All auxiliary equipment will conform to Rule EN 60947-5, suitable for continuous service and with the following use groups: a.c.: d.c.: AC-14 or AC-15 DC-13 or DC-14

Auxiliary connections between compartments will be made with cable trays to facilitate the insertion or removal in safety conditions of single conductors. In crossings points of metal walls, the conductors will be protected with brushings or insulating sheaths. When connections must be removed for deliveries they will be connected to terminal boards. Conductors terminations shall have compression type cable terminals and shall be identified in accordance with Rule IEC 391. Auxiliary equipment shall have an insulation rated voltage equal to the one of the electric system where they are inserted; equipment which comes directly from the electric power system, will have an insulation rated voltage equal to the one of the switchboard. If not otherwise indicated in the Data Sheet, the following minimum characteristics will be guaranteed: rated currents (Ie) : 5A 220 V a.c..; 1A 120 V d.c. reference charge service : 120 cycles / hour (each relay) mechanical duration class : 1 (in millions of operation cycles) Each connection to single auxiliary users will be protected as indicated in the Data Sheet.

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a)

Auxiliary relays They will comply with IEC 255 Rules and the prescriptions of the Data Sheet. They will be provided with the necessary auxiliary contacts for the specified schemes, and with 1NO + 1NC additional free contacts. Lock-out relays (86) will be in continuous service with manual reset and the lockout position clearly indicated. The auxiliary relays shall be suitable to be permanently excited without any resistance.

b)

Transducers Transducers will comply with Rule EN 60688 and will have characteristics as indicated in the Data Sheet.

c)

Push-buttons and manipulators Push-buttons, when provided, will be positioned and coloured with regard to their function according to the provisions of Rule EN 60073.

d)

Signalling lamps Lamps shall be incandescent type, with a series drop resistance. Other types of lamps or LEDS can be adopted only with previous approval, case by case.

e)

Supply transformers Supply transformers for control circuits will be provided only if expressly required and indicated in the Data Sheet. When provided, they will have the characteristics specified in Rule EN 60742 for "insulation transformers". Supply transformers of more circuits, will be sized in such a way that: the highest rated contactor or breaker is closed; all other contactors or breakers are closed and the relevant signal lamps are on; the available voltage on the secondary is not lower than 95% of the rated voltage.

2.4.2.8.

Instruments All instruments will have accuracy class equal to 1.5 or higher. All the instruments to be assembled on the front panel of the switchboard will be flushmounted with rear connections; the case will have preferably square or rectangular case and with the possibility of applying seals where necessary. Generally, ammeters and voltmeters will have a deviation at the rated value of about 75% of the full-scale value. Blank zero instruments will have a doubled scale around the rated value.

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2.4.2.9.

Conductors Conductors, except those of control electronic logic, will have the main following requirements: a) Technical characteristics:
DATA CEI - UNEL Tag Nominal Voltage Uo/U Conductor Insulation CHARACTERISTICS Cable N07G9-K - 1 x -- CEI-UNEL 35368 450/750 V Tinned annealed flexible copper plait G9 elastomeric compound

b) Specific Characteristics
REFERENCE RULES INTERNATIONAL IEC 332 - 3 332 - 1 754 ---

CHARACTERISTICS Fire-retardant Flame-retardant Low propagation of toxic and corrosive smoke and gas

EUROPEAN CENELEC --HD 405. 1 S1 -----

NATIONAL CEI/CEI UNEL 20 - 22 20 - 35 20 - 37 20 - 38

The section of conductors used for connections will be sized in accordance with the minimum and maximum values prescribed in Rule EN 60439-1 and considering the following minimum sections allowed: 2.5 mm2 : 1.0 mm2 : 1 mm2 : 1.5 mm2 : power and ammeters circuits. auxiliary connections within the equipment interconnections of the control electronic logics other conductors

The sizing of protection conductors will be made according to the systems prescribed by the above Rule. 2.4.2.10. Terminal strips Terminal strips, both main and auxiliary, will be suitable for the type and material of the prescribed conductors, and in accordance with Rule EN 60947-1-1. Terminals not belonging to single equipment, will be with the components assembled on standardised strips and grouped in identified terminal blocks with a code reported on an adequate label. Terminals with the same function will be close to one another and connected with connecting links or similar method, thus avoiding the use of wire connection as much as possible. The terminal insulator will be made of melanin or other high density plastic. Spare terminals will be provided in the terminal blocks for external connections, of at least 10%. Terminals of amperometric circuits between CT, protection and control devices, and all amperometric terminals of strips for external connections, will be short-circuitable, disconnectable and with a socket for portable instrument prods. Unused CT secondary circuits and additional connection sockets will be connected to the exit terminal blocks. Unused amperometric terminals will be short circuited.

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Terminals of voltmetric circuits between VT, protection and control devices, and all terminal blocks for external connections, will be sectionable. All the terminals relevant to control and signalling circuits will be numbered with progressive numbers; power, voltmetric and amperometric terminals will be labelled as indicated in the reference rules. In metal enclosed switchboards, both power and auxiliary terminal blocks will be positioned with regard to the incoming for external connections. In cell type switchboards, power and auxiliary terminal blocks can be placed in the single compartments. 2.4.2.11. Accessories and auxiliaries a) Nameplates Beside the safety name plates defined by the Supplier, and in accordance with Rule EN 60439-1, the following nameplates made with plastic material sheets fastened with bolts and with the below inscriptions will be provided. General data Giving the identification data of the Supplier, and other data prescribed by Rule EN 60439-1. Switchboard tag External installed in front. Circuit or user tag External installed in front for each circuit or user Equipment tag Internal or on view for each main and auxiliary equipment. Relevant tags will be specified in the Data Sheet. b) Anti condensation heater In accordance with the requirements provided by Rule EN 60439-1, for the prevention of dangerous condensation inside the switchboard, anti condensation heaters controlled by a thermostat will be provided . 2.4.2.12. Assembly accessories and equipment a) Assembly accessories For each switchboard at least the following accessories will be supplied: b) lift padeyes or similar devices; supporting section irons and accessories for the switchboard clamping; materials necessary for mechanic and electric assembly of the switchboard; any other accessories that may be indicated in the Data Sheet

Tools

For each switchboard a set of keys and special tools will be supplied in such a quantity and type to allow complete installation and maintenance of the switchboard.

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2.4.2.12.

Spare parts for the Start-up For each switchboard the material indicated below will be supplied. The Supplier may suggest other materials on the basis of his experience and types used. ITEM 1 2 3 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 COMPONENT DESCRIPTION Fuses of different types and rated currents according to quantities installed Signalling lamps Lamp holders with dropping resistance and cap Coloured caps for indicating lamps of different colours Conductor connecting terminals of different types and sections Auxiliary relays of the type and Supplier as those installed and with 4 NC + 4 NO contacts Push buttons of the two types most used in the switchboard Selector manipulators of the two types most used in the switchboard Finishing paint Lubricant for contacts, only for switchboards containing circuit breakers and power contactors Silicon grease for Eex-d execution battery cutoff Measuring instruments of the two types most used in the switchboard QUANTITIES ( note 1 ) 10 % (note 2) 10 % (note 2) 5% (note 2) 10 % (note 2) 5% (note 2) No. 2 No. 2 No. 2 1 kg for each type and colour 1 kg 1 kg No. 2

12 13 NOTES: 1) 2)

Adjust to the highest number if the decimal is higher than 5. Percentage quantity referred to the total number of components of the same type installed in the switchboard, with a minimum quantity of 2.

2.4.2.13.

Protective treatments a) Painting Painting and the relevant protective treatments will be done in accordance with the requirements contained in the Data Sheet. b) Tropicalization When required in the Data Sheet, equipment and materials will be subjected to tropicalization treatments in accordance with the relevant reference specification.

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2.4.3.

Packing for transport Transport arrangements will be defined by the Supplier according to the Company modalities. If any, switchboards will be sectioned in units suitable for transport and their reassemble will be as simple and safe as possible. The switchboard components and equipment will be fitted and fastened so as to withstand vibrations and frictions due to transport (road, train, sea) and the necessary loading, unloading and installation operations carried out with lifting equipment. Accelerations will be particularly considered, such as: axial, critical in train transport transversal, critical in road transport vertical, critical in sea transport

2.5. 2.5.1.

Boundaries, limits and exclusions Limits and exclusions Particular limits and exclusions, if any, are indicated in the Data Sheet.

2.6. 2.6.1.

Ergonomics Accessibility The accessibility of components for the different activities of assembly, maintenance, operation and service will conform to the recommendations of Rule EN 60439-1 and other reference rules.

2.7. 2.7.1.

Safety General prescriptions The Supplier will guarantee that low voltage switchboards, subject of this Functional Specification will be designed to respect the safety prescriptions contained in the Reference Rules.

2.7.2.

Protection against direct contacts Live parts of electric circuits will be placed and protected in the terms prescribed by Rule EN 60439-1, so that trained and authorised persons can carry out the following operations with energised switchboard without danger of direct contacts: visual inspection of manoeuvre equipment; control and reset of relays and disconnecting switch, inspection of signalling devices and instruments; replacement of auxiliary fuses, lamps, etc.; voltage measurements, current and location of failures, carried out with the proper instruments adequately insulated; connection of cables from outdoor; removal, for maintenance reasons, of the components of each de-energised circuit

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2.7.3.

Protection against indirect contacts In accordance with the prescriptions of Rule EN 60439-1 and the IEC Recommendations 364-4-41, protection against indirect contacts can be achieved: with protection circuit; with measurements not using protection circuits. Except for exceptional cases indicated in the Data Sheet, protection adopted will be achieved by using a protection circuit to be connected to the earthing system, with regard to the neutral system specified in the data sheet and in accordance with the Harmonisation Document CENELEC HD 528 S1. For this reason a "protection bar (PE)" will be installed in all switchboards. In case of switchboards with complete insulation, the "protection bar (PE)" will connect the protection conductors and the cables armouring from outside the switchboard, and will remain insulated from live parts and masses. Removable equipment will be connected to the protection circuit with peg, wiping or spring contact, both in service position and in test position.

2.7.4.

Fire resistance The materials characteristics will be so that when subjected to fire or heating, they will not catch fire, burn, keep combustion and emit fumes. Especially for plastic materials, the self-extinguishing requirements will be guaranteed in accordance with one of the following test methods: ANSI UL 94, Class V IEC 707, Class FV IEC 695 The Manufacturer of switchboards will therefore provide test certificates of reaction to fire by an officially recognised laboratory.

2.8.

Requirements for Quality Management and Assurance Any additional requirements of Quality Management and/or Quality Assurance are contained in the relevant management specification enclosed in the request for bid.

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2.9.

Additional Requirements for Review When required, they will be indicated in the Inspection Data Sheet (I.D.S.) and are subdivided in: Type test; Acceptance test (individual); Special test. For any inspection and test not included in the Normative References and in this Specification and requested in the Inspection Data Sheet (I.D.S), the execution procedures shall be defined on a case by case basis.

2.9.1.

Type Test Purpose of the type test is to verify that a specific type of low voltage switchboard conforms to the reference Rules. The type test will be carried out by making separate tests for each type tested assemblies (TTA / AS), and for partially type tested assemblies (PTTA / ANS), and its installation will be entire responsibility of the Supplier.

2.9.2. Acceptance Test (individual) Purpose of this acceptance test is to verify that the single switchboard complies with to the Company's requirements and to detect any inherent defects of materials and construction. The acceptance test (individual) will be carried out on all switchboards of the scope of supply, after assembly and by the Supplier, carrying out the tests specified by the Rule EN 60439-1 and classified in type tested assemblies (TTA / AS) and partially type tested assemblies (PTTA / ANS). 2.9.3. Special Test It includes tests and inspections not provided in the type and acceptance tests, that the Company may require time to time. The list of tests and inspections and any criteria of execution will be indicated in the Inspection Data Sheet (I.D.S.)

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2.10.

Documentation The Supplier will deliver to the Company all the documents indicated in the Requested Document Data Sheet (R.D.D.S.), in accordance with the agreed terms and schedule. The technical documentation will be written in the official language indicated in the Data Sheet and using the symbols indicated in the CENELEC, CEI Rules and in IEC Publications.

2.10.1.

Bid Documentation The Supplier will include in his bid all the information and documentation required in the Data Sheet (R.D.D.S.).

2.10.2.

Documents Subjected to Approval The approval of the documentation by the Company, if necessary, will refer to the formal verification of the parameters indicated in the design's documents only.

2.10.3.

Documentation used by the Company for the system design The Supplier will deliver to the Company all the documentation necessary to the execution of the system design and to the installation of the supplied system.

2.10.4.

Test Documents The Supplier will deliver to the Company, within the schedule and in the way indicated in the Data Sheet, all the certificates relating to the type, acceptance and special tests.

2.10.5.

Final Technical Documentation The final technical documentation, with the only exception of the Supplier and Subsuppliers catalogues and publications will include the following references: name of the Supplier; name of the Company; identification tag of the switchboards, as indicated by the Company; title of the document; details of the Company's orders. and will consist of: a) Design and Installation instructions; b) Operations instructions; c) Maintenance instructions. The description and drawings can be contained in catalogues and documents of the Supplier, as long as they satisfy the following conditions: they contain all data and information required in their final form they are relevant to the type supplied and the materials included in the supply are clearly identified amongst those in the document. The documentation subject to approval will be integral part of the final documentation approved by the Company.

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