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FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION
MEDIUM VOLTAGE SWITCHBOARD
(over 1000 V and up to 72.5 kV a.c.)
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FOREWORD
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November 1994
Issued to comply with the EEC directives
Cancelling and replacing the following specification:
a) 00877.EQP.ELE.SPC: GENERAL SPECIFICATION - MEDIUM VOLTAGE
SWITCHBOARD (over 1000 V and up to 72.5 kV a.c.)
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INDEX
1. GENERAL
1.1. Scope
1.2. Normative references
1..2.1. European normative references
2. FUNCTIONAL NORMATIVE REQUIREMENTS
2.1. Definitions
2.1.1. Prototype Switchboard
2.2. Symbols and abbreviations
2.3. Operating Environment
2.4. Functional Requirements
2.4.1. Functional characteristics
2.4.2. Construction characteristics
2.4.3. Packing for Transport
2.5. Boundaries, limits and exclusions
2.5.1. Limits and exclusions
2.6. Ergonomics
2.6.1. Accessibility
2.7. Safety
2.7.1. General prescriptions
2.7.2. Protection against direct contacts
2.7.3. Protection against indirect contacts
2.7.4. Protection against internal failure
2.7.5. Fire resistance
2.8. Requirement for Quality Management and Assurance
2.9. Additional Requirements for Review
2.9.1. Type Test
2.9.2. Acceptance Test (individual)
2.9.3. Special Test
2.10. Documentation
2.10.1. Bid documentation
2.10.2. Documentation subjected to Approval
2.10.3 Documentation used by the Company for the system design
2.10.4. Test documents
2.10.5. 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 medium voltage metal-enclosed distribution boards (over 1000 V and up to
72.5 kV a.c.), including bus bar ducts whenever applicable.
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 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 medium distribution switchboards
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
Authorities and Local Organisations under whose jurisdiction they are installed.
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1.2.1. European normative references
EUROPEAN
CENELEC
INTERNATIONAL
IEC
NATIONAL
CEI/CEI UNEL
TITLE
(NOTE 1)
HD 448 S2 () 694 17-21
(note 2)
Common clauses for high-voltage switchgear and
controlgear standards
HD 187 S4 () 298 () 17-6 AC metal-enclosed switchgear and controlgear for
rated voltages above 1 kV and up to and including
52 kV
HD 358 S3 517 17-15 Gas-insulated metal-enclosed switchgear for rated
voltages of 72.5 kV and above
HD 348 S3 56 17-1
(note 2)
High-voltage alternating-current circuit-breakers
HD 355.1 S2 ( ) 265-1 17-9/1
(note 2)
High Voltage switches
Part 1 : High-voltage switches for rated voltages
above 1 kV and less than 52 kV
HD 355 S2 () 265-2 () 17-9/2 High Voltage switches
Part 2 : High-voltage switches for rated voltages of
52 kV or above
HD 408 S2 () 129 17-4
(note 2)
Alternating-current disconnectors (isolators) and
earthing switches
EN 60420 () 420 () 17-46 High-voltage alternating-current swith-fuse
combinations
- 632-1 - High-voltage motor starters
Part 1 : Direct-on-line (full voltage) AC starters
EN 60644 644 32-11 Specification for High-voltage fuse-links for motor
circuit applications
- 470 - High-voltage alternating current contactors.
- 282-1 32-3 High-voltage fuses
Part 1 : Current limiting fuses
EN 60947 - 1 ( ) 947-1 () 17-44 Low voltage switchgear and controlgear
Part 1 : General rules
EN 60947 - 2 ( ) 947-2 () 17-5 Low voltage switchgear and controlgear
Part 2 : Circuit breakers
EN 60947 - 3 ( ) 947-3 () 17-11 Low voltage switchgear and controlgear
Part 3 : Switches disconnetors, switch-
disconnectors and fuse-combination units
EN 60947-5 - 1(
)
947-5-1() 17-45 Low voltage switchgear and controlgear
Part 5 : Control circuit devices and switching
elements
Section 1- electromechanical control circuit
devices
EN 60947-7-1 ( ) 947-7-1 () 17-48 Low voltage switchgear and controlgear
Part 7 : Ancillary equipment
Section 1-Terminal blocks for copper conductors
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follows " European normative references "
EUROPEAN
CENELEC
INTERNATIONAL
IEC
NATIONAL
CEI/CEI UNEL
TITLE
(NOTE 1)
- 185 () 38-1 Current transformers
- 186() 38-2 Voltage transformers
- 255 41-1 Electrical relays
EN 60688 688 85-15 Electrical measuring transducers for converting
AC electrical quantities into
DC electrical quantities
EN 60529 () 529() 70-1 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP
code)
- 50 - International Electrotechnical Vocabulary
EN 60445 () 445 () 16-2 Identification of equipment terminals and of
terminations of certain designated conductors,
including general rules of an alphanumeric system
EN 60073 () 73 16-3(Note 2) Coding of indicator devices and actuators by
colours and supplementary means
HD 324 () 446() 16-4 Identification of conductors by colours or numerals
HD 457 S1 757 16-6 Code for designation of colours
- - 16-7 Devices for the identification of terminal strips and
cable terminals
EN 61082-1( ) 1082-1() 3-36 Preparation of documents used in
electrotechnology
Part 1 : Geneal requirements
HD 246.4 1082-2 3-33 Raccomendations for the preparation of electric
circuit schemes
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.
2) Rule with some variations to IEC publication.
3) The rules and publications with () have complete correspondence with the
National CEI ones. In the other cases the subject is the same but the
requirements are not entirely the same.
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2. FUNCTIONAL NORMATIVE REQUIREMENTS
2.1 Definitions
For definition and terminology, reference will be made to the rules in paragraph 1.2 .
Moreover, the following additional definitions are given:
2.1.1. Prototype switchboard
It's a switchboard which has successfully passed the test prescribed by the
CENELEC Harmonisation Documents HD 187 S5 (up to 52 kV) or HD 358 S3 (over
52 kV).
2.2. Symbols and abbreviations
For symbols and abbreviations, reference will be made to the rules in the paragraph
1.2.
Moreover the following are defined:
SF
6
: Sulphur Exafluoride
HRC: High rupturing capacity
2.3. Operating environment
Medium voltage switchboards shall be designed and fabricated in compliance with the
environmental conditions of the installation site which shall be specified in the Data
Sheet, and shall be suitable for the operating conditions specified in the reference
Rules.
If severe environmental conditions are indicated in the Data Sheet, additional
requirements will respectively apply in accordance to the IEC 932 Code.
The whole switchboards and their individual components shall not be affected by
harmonic type vibrations and violent shocks which can occur during their operation.
When the presence of H
2
S in the atmosphere is anticipated, the following
concentrations will be assumed, if not otherwise specified:
0.10 ppm of H
2
S continuously;
5 ppm of H
2
S and 2 ppm of SO
2
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. Functional requirements
2.4.1.1. Electrical design
Switchboards, single equipment and components shall be designed in conformance
with the relevant Codes and with the following assumptions :
the normal operating conditions are in accordance with the reference Rules if not
otherwise specified in the Data Sheet;
the installed equipment and the main bus bars are in accordance with the rated
data indicated in the Data Sheets which apply under the rated load conditions and
taking into account any future load.
the secondary bus bars are designed to bear the relevant equipment rated current.
When expressly indicated in the Data Sheet, the switchboards shall be designed with
rated charachteristics depending on both the normal load conditions and failure
conditions due to internal electric arc, in accordance with the requirements of the
CENELEC HD 187 S5 Harmonisation Documents , Annex AA, for accessibility class
A.
2.4.1.2. Extension
The switchboards shall be set to allow extension on both sides.
The bus bars shall also be drilled and set for future expansions.
Spare compartments or cubicles shall be provided if specifically required or to
complete the switchboard assembly.
Should these spares be equipped as functional units, the equipment to be included
will be specified by the Company in the Data Sheet.
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2.4.2. Construction
2.4.2.1. General prescription on materials
Selected materials shall be suitable for the installation site, the operating and
transport conditions.
The use of series and standard materials available on the market will be
recommended.
Boxes, windows and other plastic component part of the enclosure, will be resilient to
mechanical shocks not lower than a 7 J friction energy.
2.4.2.2. Structure and enclosure
The switchboards shall be realised with metal enclosure and degree of protection in
accordance with the requirements listed in the Harmonisation Documents CENELEC
HD 448 S2, HD 187 S5 (up to 52 kV) and HD 358 S3 (from 52 kV)
If not otherwise specified in the Data Sheet, the following degrees of protection shall
be guaranteed as a minimum:
IP 3X : vertical sides: ventilation or drainage openings (internally shielded by
meshes or perforated plates in order to prevent insects access)
IP 4X : upper side: and non vertical surfaces
IP 2X : internal diaphragms
The metal enclosure fabrication, with reference to the cubicles and diaphragms
position, shall be in compliance with the three construction requirements listed in the
Harmonisation Documents CENELEC HD 448 S2, and indicated in the Data Sheet.
The structure shall be suitable for fixing as indicated in the Data Sheet.
The cables inlet shall be either from below or above as indicated in the Data Sheets.
Suitable not perforated removable plates shall be used for this purpose.
Plates for single core cables inlet (e.g. for power supply), shall be made of non-
magnetic material.
2.4.2.3. Diaphragms and shutters
The distribution boards shall be provided with internal subdivisions consisting of
barriers or diaphragms in accordance to the Harmonisation Documents CENELEC HD
448 S2.
Safety shutters shall be provided in compliance with the above mentionned document
so that casual contacts with live parts can be avoided when the removable
components are taken out from their operating position; the shutters shall
automatically be driven during the removal of the removable component.
The shutters will be marked with danger labels, obtained by colouring, or with symbols
or messages, in accordance to the reference Rules.
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2.4.2.4. Bus-bar systems
The bus-bar system, including secondary bars, shall be suitable to withstand both
electrical and mechanical stresses due to short circuits currents, for a period defined
in the reference Rules.
The bus bars will be casted taking into account the thermal expansion and any
foreseen vibration .
If not otherwise specified, the bus bars shall be made of electrolytic copper, any other
different type shall be considered only as or when the requirements are met and a
detailed technical documentation is provided displaying the applicable
electrodynamics and thermal calculations.
The bus bars shall be insulated, if either specified in the Data Sheet or being
Supplier's standard.
Insulation and protection material type along with its thickness shall be specified by
the Supplier in compliance with the operating conditions indicated in the Data Sheet.
Sheating and resins shall be flame-retardant type, in compliance with the CENELEC
HD 405-1 Harmonisation Documents and shall be resistant to surface discharges.
The bus bars terminations shall be protected against oxidation.
Bolts and terminals shall be provided with self locking systems.
The connections between bus bars and pertaining single circuit equipment shall be
designed to withstand the maximum thermic current on which the equipment itself can
be set
Bus bars supports shall be made either of insulators, press forged or banded
insulating supports; they shall be made of non-hygroscope, non combustible material
so that internal arcs and surface discharges are avoided in case of dust and
condensation.
Power bus bars and insulated conductors shall be marked as indicated in the
reference Rules.
a) Grounding bar
A grounding bar will cover the length of the switchboard and shall be fitted with
connection bolts at the two ends and wherever a connection is provided.
2.4.2.5. Earthing
The earthing of the main circuit and of the enclosure shall be realised in accordance
with the requirements of the Harmonisation Documents CENELEC HD 448 S2 and
HD 187 S5.
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2.4.2.6. Main circuit
The power equipment shall be as defined in the Data Sheet and in accordance with
the reference rules.
All equipment shall however be in accordance with the requirements of the
Harmonisation Documentss CENELEC HD 448 S2 and HD 187 S5.
If not otherwise indicated in the reference rules, the following additional requirements
will be provided for each insulation type:
Equipment in SF
6
:
Gas pressure control device;
Low pressure alarm and lockout contacts.
Vacuum equipment:
Conductors wear indicator, visible during service
a) Circuit-breakers
The circuit-breakers shall be in accordance with the Harmonisation Documents
CENELEC HD 348 S3.
If not otherwise stated in the Data Sheets, the following requirements shall be
provided, common to the various types of breakers:
Removable execution;
Systems against reclosure;
Auxiliary contacts 4 NO + 4 NC;
Operation counter;
Circuit-breaker position mechanical indicator;
Circuit-breaker closing and opening mechanical indicator;
Manual mechanical opening and closing with pre-loaded springs;
Remote controlled opening and closing.
b) Contactors
The contactors shall comply with the IEC 470 Rules. They will be provided in
withdrawable execution and with the characteristics listed in the Data Sheet.
c) Fuses
The fuses provided for the main circuits shall comply with the following Rules:
EN 60644 : for the motor starters
IEC 282-1 : for the other circuits
HRC type fuses co-ordinated with the relevant contactor and the other protection
devices, shall be provided; their characteristics will be as suggested by the
contactors Manufacturer, with the Company approval.
One fuse shall be used for each phase; however, should two fuses be necessary
for one phase, the coupling will be carried out in the factory by the fuse
Manufacturer.
The fuses shall be provided with a striker pin, in order to cause the opening of the
electrical contactor even when a single fuse blows.
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d) Disconnecting switches and isolating switches
When provided, disconnecting switches and isolating switches shall comply with
the relevant publications:
HD 355.1 S2 (IEC 265-1): for rated voltages over 1 kV and below 52 kV
HD 355 S2 (IEC 265-2): for rated voltages equal or above 52 kV
e) Earthing isolating switch
An earthing system shall be provided as required in the Data Sheet.
The earthing connection will be obtained through a special isolating switch
mechanically locked with the circuit-breaker, the contactor or the line isolating
switch, to avoid wrong earthing operations, when the circuit-breaker or the
contactor are in the operating position or when the line isolating switch is closed.
The earthing isolating switches shall be produced in accordance with as specified
in the Harmonisation Documents CENELEC HD 408 S2 and HD 187 S5.
They shall be manually operated, inter-locked with the main circuit equipment,
and shall have a key-operated locking device for the maintenance works.
They shall be able to withstand for at least 1 second the short-circuit current
assumed for the main bars of the switchboard; in metal-clad switchboards, the
earthing isolating switches shall also be able to close under load with the current
indicated above.
f) Voltage transformers (VT)
The voltage transformers shall comply with the IEC 186 Rules and their rated
insulation voltage shall be equal to the one of the switchboard .
In the metal-clad switchboards and in the switchboards with cubicles, the voltage
transformers will be removable type.
In the extracted position the voltage transformers shall be automatically earthed;
the live parts will be unaccessible to the operators or inter-locked so that access
to them will be impossible.
g) Current transformers (CT)
The current transformers shall comply with the IEC 185 Rules, and shall be
suitable to withstand thermal and dynamic stress relevant to the short circuit
currents in the switchboard.
When the rated current is highly exceeding the effective load, additional loads
(i.e.. resistors) shall be provided.
The current transformers for protection circuits shall have a magnetic current
characteristic suitable to the functional characteristic of the supplied relays.
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h) Motor starters
The functional units for motors starting, stopping and protection shall be
removable type as indicated in the Data Sheet; the provided co-ordinated
systems are the following:
CONTACTOR WITH FUSES AND INDIRECT PROTECTION RELAYS
The starters shall be realised in compliance with the IEC 632-1 Rules, AC-3
employ class for continuous and intermittent duty.
The protection against short circuits shall be obtained with fuses co-ordinated
with the starters in such a way as to provide for the latter a "Type-C" co-
ordination, according to IEC 632-1, appendix B.
The contactors provided shall be in accordance with the IEC 470 Rules,
whereas the fuses will comply with the EN 60644 Rules.
AUTOMATIC CIRCUIT BREAKERS AND INDIRECT PROTECTION RELAYS
The automatic circuit breakers provided for the motor feeders will comply with
the Harmonisation Documents CENELEC HD 348 S3, and with the
requirements listed under the above point "a) Automatic Circuit Breakers" .
Unless otherwise indicated, for all the motor feeders and whenever required, the
local and remote control shall be provided, with the availability of signals, inter-
locks and remote permission.
i) Withdrawable parts
In accordance with as defined in the Harmonisation Document CENELEC HD
187 S5, the withdrawable circuit-breakers and contactors will be provided with
the following positions:
in service: power and auxiliary connections connected.
during the test: power connections isolated, auxiliary connections connected.
isolated: power and auxiliary connections isolated.
The cubicles with withdrawable equipment shall be realised to allow the replacing
of equipment with the same characteristics and size.
j) Inter-locks
Inter-locks shall be provided between the equipment, in accordance to he
Harmonisation Documents CENELEC HD 187 S5.
Further inter-locks could be provided and indicated in the Data Sheets.
Inter-locks which allow the access to normally live components shall be provided
only for isolated and earthed circuits.
The withdrawable system will be provided with interlocks that allow connection or
extraction with open circuit-breaker or contactor only and that prevent closure if
the withdrawn part is not exactly in one of the two positions of service or test.
Limit switch or mechanical lockouts with manual release will be provided to
prevent withdrawing beyond the sectioning position.
The withdrawn position can be obtained only by releasing the above mentionned
lockouts.
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2.4.2.7 Auxiliary circuits
All the auxiliary low voltage equipment shall comply with the Harmonisation
Documents CENELEC HD 448 S2 and to the EN 60947-5 Rules, and shall be suitable
for continuous duty and for the following employ classes:
a.c.: AC-14 or AC-15
d.c.: 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.
All the auxiliary conductors included in high voltage compartments will be protected by
metallic shields.
When connections have to be removed for deliveries they will be connected to
terminal strips.
Conductors terminations will be made with compression cable terminals and identified
in accordance with Rule IEC 391.
The auxiliary equipment shall have an insulation rated voltage equal to the one of the
electrical system in which they are inserted.
If not otherwise indicated in the Data Sheet the following minimum characteristics will
be guaranteed:
standard use currents (Ie) : 5A 220 V c.a.; 1A 120 V c.c.
reference charge service : 120 cycles / hour (each relay)
mechanical duration class : 1 (in millions of operation cycles)
a) Circuit-breakers
The circuit-breakers shall comply with the EN 60947-2 Rules. Unless otherwise
specifed by the Data Sheet, circuit-breakers for each auxiliary circuit supplied
inside the switchboard shall be provided.
b) Disconnecting switches
The disconnecting switches shall comply with the EN 60947-2 Rules. Unless
otherwise indicated on the Data Sheet, single disconnecting switches shall be
provided for the following circuits:
each auxiliary circuit supplied by an electric system from outside the
switchboard
isolation of every anti-condensation heater
c) Relays for indirect protection
The protection relays shall comply with the IEC 255 Rules and with the
requirements listed on the Data Sheets.
d) Transducers
The transducers shall comply with the EN 60688 Rules and shall have the
characteristics indicated in the Data Sheets.
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e) Auxiliary relays
They will comply with IEC 255 Rules and the Data Sheets prescriptions.
They will be provided with the necessary auxiliary contacts to realise the
specified schemes, and with 1 N.O. + 1 N.C. additional free contacts.
Lockout relays (86) will be suitable for continuous duty with manual restart and
the lockout position clearly indicated.
f) Switches and keyers
Switches, when provided, will be positioned and coloured with reference to their
function according to the provisions of Rule EN 60073.
g) Signalling lamps
Unless otherwise indicated in the Data Sheet, colours will be used in accordance
to EN 60073 Rules.
The lamps shall be incandescent type, with a dropping resistance in series,
except for signalisations for the medium voltage, which will be obtained with
capacitive dividers for each phase.
Other types of lamps or LEDS can be adopted only by previous approval, case by
case.
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 flush-
mounted with rear connections; the case will be preferably square or rectangular 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.
Motor ammeters will have a full-scale deviation equal to 5 times the rated current of
the instrument with reduced full-scale.
Blank zero instruments will have a doubled scale around the rated value.
If not otherwise specified in the Data Sheet, n. 2 ammeters will be provided with each
motor start:
No. 1 in field
No. 1 on the switchboard
If not otherwise specified, recording instruments will be with direct writing and
automatic advance with a synchronous motor and with duration charge not less than
24 hours.
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2.4.2.9. Conductors for auxiliary cabling
Conductors, except those of control electronic logics, will have the main following
requirements:
a) Technical characteristics:
DATA CHARACTERISTICS
CEI - UNEL Tag Cable N07G9-K - 1 x -- CEI-UNEL 35368
Nominal Voltage Uo/U 450/750 V
Conductor Tinned annealed flexible copper plait
Insulation G9 elastomeric compound
b) Specific Characteristics
REFERENCE RULES
CHARACTERISTICS
EUROPEAN
CENELEC
INTERNATIONAL
IEC
NATIONAL
CEI/CEI UNEL
Fire-retardant --- 332 - 3 20 - 22
Flame-retardant HD 405. 1 S1 332 - 1 20 - 35
Low propagation of toxic and
corrosive smoke and gas
---
---
754
---
20 - 37
20 - 38
The section of conductors used for connections will be sized in accordance with
the minimum and maximum values prescribed in the reference Rules and
considering the following minimum sections allowed:
2.5 mm
2
: power and ammeters circuits.
1.0 mm
2
: auxiliary connections within the equipment
1 mm
2
: interconnections of the control electronic logics
1.5 mm
2
: other conductors
The sizing of protection conductors will be made according to the systems
prescribed by the above Rule.
2.4.2.10. Terminal blocks
Terminal blocks, 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.
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Unused amperometric terminals will be short circuited.
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.
The auxiliary terminal blocks will be positioned according to the incoming provided for
external connections.
2.4.2.11. Accessories and auxiliaries
a) Nameplates
Beside the safety nameplates defined by the Supplier, and in accordance with the
requirements of the Harmonisation Documents CENELEC HD 448 S2 and HD
10087 S5, the following labels 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
Harmonisation Documents CENELEC HD 187 S5.
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) Anticondensation heater
In accordance with the requirements for the prevention of dangerous
condensation inside the switchboard, anticondensation heaters will be provided
that are controlled by a thermostat.
2.4.2.12. Assembly accessories and tools
a) Assembly accessories
For each switchboard at least the following accessories will be supplied:
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 accessory indicated in the Data Sheet
b) Tools
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For each switchboard a set of spanners and special tools will be supplied in
quantity and type necessary to allow complete installation and maintenance of
the switchboard.
In switchboards whith removable parts exceeding 30 kg unitary mass, lift trucks
will be provided to allow an easy removal of these parts, in the quantity indicated
in the Data Sheet.
2.4.2.13. Spare parts for the Start-up
For each switchboard the below indicated spare part material will be supplied.
The supplier may suggest other materials to be provided, on the basis of his
experience and of the types used.
ITEM COMPONENT DESCRIPTION
QUANTITIES
( note 1 )
1
Fuses of the different types and rated currents
according to the installed quantities
10 %
(note 2)
2
Indicating lamps 10 %
(note 2)
3
Lamp holders with dropping resistance and cap 5 %
(note 2)
5
Coloured caps of different colours for indicating
lamps of different colours
10 %
(note 2)
6
Conductor connecting terminals of different types
and sections
5 %
(note 2)
7
Auxiliary relays of the type and Supplier as those
installed and with 4 N.C. + 4 N.O. contacts
No. 2
8
Pushbuttons of the two types most used in the
switchboard
No. 2
9
Selector switches of the two types most used in the
switchboard
No. 2
10 Finishing paint
1 kg
for each type and
colour
11
Lubricant for contacts, for switchboards containing
circuit breakers and power contactors only 1 kg
12
Measurement instruments of the two types mostly
used in the switchboard
No. 2
NOTES:
1) Adjust to the highest number if the decimal is higher than 5.
2) Percentage quantity referred to the total number of components of the same type
installed in the switchboard, with a minimum quantity of 2.
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2.4.2.13. Protective treatments
a) Painting
Painting and the relevant protective treatmens will be done in accordance to 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.
2.4.3. Packing for transport
Transport arrangements will be defined by the Supplier taking into account the
transport conditions indicated by the Company, and in compliance with the
requirements specified in the Harmonisation Documents CENELEC HD 448 S2.
Switchboards will be sectioned in units suitable for transport and their reassembly will
be as simple and safe as possible.
The switchboards components and equipment will be fitted and fastened in order to
withstand vibrations and frictions due to transport (road, train, sea) and the necessary
loading, unloading and installation operations carried out with lifting equipment.
Accellerations will be particularly considered, such as:
axials, critical in train transport
transversal, critical in road transport
vertical, critical in sea transport
2.5. Boundaries, limits and exclusions
2.5.1. Limits and exclusions
Particular limits and exclusions, if any, are indicated in the Data Sheet.
2.6. Ergonomics
2.6.1. Accessibility
If not otherwise indicated in the Data Sheet, the access to the medium voltage
switchboards shall be allowed for authorised persons only, in compliance with the
"Accessibility A Class", as specified in the Harmonisation Document CENELEC HD
187 S5, for the protection against internal failures.
2.7. Safety
2.7.1. General prescriptions
The supplier will guarantee that medium voltage switchboards, subject of this
Functional Specification, will be designed to respect the safety prescriptions contained
in the Reference Rules.
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2.7.2. Protection against direct contacts
Live parts of electric circuits will be located and protected, so that trained and
authorized persons can carry out the following operations on 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
2.7.3. Protection against indirect contacts
In accordance with the prescriptions of the Harmonisation Documents CENELEC HD
187 S5, protection against indirect contacts will be achieved through the earthing of
the metallic enclosures, as well as through the intervention of the protective devices.
2.7.4. Protection against the internal failures
In order to ensure a complete protection for people, provisions will be adopted to
avoid electric arcs, generated by failures inside the switchboard.
Such provisions shall comply with the requirements of the Harmonisation Documents
CENELEC HD 187 S5, Appendix AA.
A protection test, in compliance with the procedures indicated in the referred
CENELEC Document, shall be carried out when required in the Inspection Data Sheet
(I.D.S.).
2.7.5. Fire resistance
The materials characteristics will be so that when subjected to fire or heating, they will
not take fire, burn, keep combustion and emit flammable fumes.
Particularly for plastic materials, the self-extinguishing requirement will be guaranteed
in accordance to 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 recognized laboratory.
2.8. Requirements for Quality Management and Assurance
Any additional requirement for Quality Management and/or Assurance are contained
in the 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
distinguished in:
Type test;
Acceptance test
Special test
For any control and test not foreseen in the Rules and in this specification, and
required in the Inspection Data Sheet (I.D.S.), the criteria will be defined case by
case.
2.9.1. Type test
Purpose of the type test is to verify that a specific type of medium voltage switchboard
is in compliance with the reference Rules.
The type test will be carried out by realising inspection and tests on a prototype, and
its execution will be entire responsibility of the Supplier.
2.9.2. Acceptance test (individual)
Purpose of the acceptance test is to verify that the single switchboard responds to the
Company's requirements and to detect any inherent defect of materials and
construction.
The acceptance test (individual) will be carried out on all switchboards subject of the
supply, after assembly and by the Supplier, carrying out the tests specified in the
relevant CENELEC Harmonisation Documents:
HD 187 S5: for rated voltage from 1 kV to 52 kV
HD 358 S3: for rated voltage equal or over 72.5 kV.
2.9.3. Special test
It includes tests and inspections not provided in the type and acceptance inspections,
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 switchboard, as indicated by the Company
title of the document
data of the Company's order
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.