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SCOPE This specification defines the technical requirements for indoor, gas-insulated switchgear (GIS), equipped with vacuum circuit breakers with rated maximum voltage of [4.76 kV] [8.25 kV] [15.0 kV] [27.6 kV] [38 kV] . This specification covers the design, manufacture, factory production testing and field service assistance during installation and commissioning of SF 6 gas-insulated vacuum circuit breaker switchgear and associated equipment. RELATED DOCUMENTS A. 1.3 A. Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary Conditions and Division 1 Specification Sections apply to this Section. SUBMITTALS Submit shop drawings and product information in the quantities listed according to the Conditions of the Contract. All transmittals shall be identified by purchaser name, purchaser location and purchaser’s order number. Approval documents shall include: 1. General arrangement drawing showing dimensioned elevation and floor plan, foundation details and one-line diagram 2. Panel arrangement drawing showing layout of devices on the panel doors 3. Three-line diagrams 4. Schematics 5. Nameplate engraving drawings 6. Electrical bill of material Final documents shall include: 1. Documents listed in 1.03.B above 2. Wiring diagrams 3. Recommended spare parts list for start-up support 4. Instruction manual Product data: Include features, characteristics and ratings of individual circuit breakers and other components. Shop drawings: Detail equipment assemblies and indicate dimensions, weights, required clearances, method of field assembly, components and location and size of each field connection. Include the following: 1. Nameplate legends 2. Bus configuration with size and number of conductors in each bus run, including phase and ground conductors of main and branch buses 3. Current ratings of buses 4. Short-time and short-circuit ratings of switchgear assembly 5. Detailed wiring diagrams showing wiring for power, signal and control systems including differentiation between manufacturer-installed and field-installed wiring QUALITY ASSURANCE A. Manufacturer qualifications: Engage a firm with at least 20 years experience in manufacturing medium-voltage gas-insulated vacuum circuit breaker switchgear. The manufacturer’s proposed product shall have been produced for at least 10 years prior to the due date for the equipment proposal. The manufacturer of the switchgear assembly shall also manufacture the mediumvoltage circuit breakers. [Project Name]
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IEC 60044-7 – Current transformers d. Disconnect. B. UL-Listed (Optional. kA:  [31. kV: [4.76] [8.6] [38. ANSI C37.06 – Preferred ratings for high-voltage circuit breakers e. kV: [4.2] [12.0] [26.47] [13. IEC 60044-8 – Current transformers (electronic) 4. Rated nominal system voltage. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-2 . ANSI/IEEE C37.2] [13. IEC 60044-2 – Voltage transformers c. isolation and three-position switches a.7-2007 – Internal arcing tests 2.5]  [Project Name] 2.09 – High-voltage circuit breaker testing d.) – Conformance tests g. Shipping groups shall not exceed 10 feet in length. ANSI C37.04 . IEC 62271-200 .25] [15. specifically including the following: 1.5] 2. IEC 60044-8 – Voltage transformers e. Maximum design voltage. A:      4.0] [34.13 – Instrument transformers b. B. System configuration: Switchgear shall be suitable for application in three-phase.20. IEC 62271-1 . Voltage transformers (VTs) a. Siemens 2.8] [22.1 A. three-wire.High-voltage switchgear b.B.0] 3.High-voltage common requirements c. Rated short-time current.2 (Where applicable. Approved manufacturers are as follows: 1.0] [27. 62271-100 – High-voltage circuit breakers b. ANSI/IEEE C57.2 September 11. Gas-insulated switchgear a. IEC 60044-7 – Voltage transformers (electronic) 5. ANSI/NFPA 70 (NEC) DELIVERY. PART 2 .54 (Where applicable.) h. ANSI/IEEE C37. MANUFACTURERS [The medium-voltage gas-insulated vacuum circuit breaker switchgear assembly shall be type 8DA10 (single-bus) or 8DB10 (double-bus) as manufactured by Siemens or preapproved equal. Rated main bus current. 1. .Rating structure for high-voltage circuit breakers c.20.5 A. Circuit breakers a. Comply with requirements of latest revisions of applicable industry standards.) – Conformance tests 3. Rated interrupting (short-circuit) current. General a. ANSI/IEEE C37.010 f.16] [7. kA symmetrical:  [31.13 – Instrument transformers b.PRODUCTS 2. ANSI/IEEE C37. ANSI/IEEE C37. Current transformers (CTs) a. 60 Hz grounded-neutral system. IEC 60044-1 – Current transformers c.55 (Where applicable. STORAGE AND HANDLING Deliver in convenient shipping groups.5]  5. ANSI/IEEE C37. IEC 62271-102 – Disconnectors and earthing switches 6. ANSI/IEEE C57.] RATINGS A. Electrical ratings: 1. Outdoor walk-in single-aisle switchgear shall be shipped fully assembled except for necessary shipping splits for transportation and handling. Availability depends on section detailed requirements.) – Metal-clad switchgear f.
8. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-3 . circuit breakers. hermetically sealed. 2. G. The switchgear shall be classified as arc-resistant with type 2A accessibility. C. The medium-voltage enclosure shall be pressurized with SF 6 gas to isolate energized components from environmental influences.02. 9. thus allowing long intervals between maintenance. 10. 7. The medium-voltage enclosure shall be factory assembled and modular in design. single pole (phase) enclosures to eliminate the possibility of phase-to-phase faults in the switchgear. Minor maintenance of the primary components shall be required at 10-year intervals and major maintenance at 20-year intervals.20. D.B. A continuous ground bus shall run the length of a switchgear group for reliable grounding. When extending either end of the switchgear.6.) shall be in grounded aluminum metal enclosures. No other gas compartment shall be affected. Each feeder section housing shall be connected to the switchgear ground bus. The switchgear lineup shall be designed and manufactured with provision for future expansion on each end except where the arrangement does not allow extension. The front of each switchgear section shall consist of four separate compartments for the following main components: [Project Name] B. Disconnect and ground switch contacts shall be silver-plated to provide high conductivity and shall match the rating of the associated busbar or circuit breaker.2 except for differences related to fixed circuit breaker construction and isolated-phase bus arrangement. All components of the switchgear (for example. grounding switches. VT’s. gas-insulated vacuum circuit breaker switchgear shall be metal-clad and shall meet ANSI/IEEE C37. F. busbar. E. designed to carry rated continuous current at 40°C ambient temperature and shall withstand the rated short-circuit current specified in 2. disconnect switches. Rated power-frequency withstand voltage. I. grounding of high-voltage cables and elimination of electrostatic charges can be carried out safely with adjacent sections energized.3 A. The construction shall withstand forces (repeatedly. Future extension of the switchgear will require the main busbar to be de-energized and the SF 6 gas evacuated. in accordance with ANSI/IEEE C37. J. The switchgear shall be designed so that normal service. Mechanism parts not suitable for painting shall be plated for corrosion resistance.B without damage. kV (BIL):       Continuous current rating of the main circuit breaker: [1200 A] [2000 A] [2500 A] Continuous current rating of the tie circuit breaker: [1200 A] [2000 A] [2500 A] Continuous current rating of the feeder circuit breaker: [1200 A] [2000 A] [2500 A] GENERAL REQUIREMENTS The medium-voltage. maintenance. The enclosures housing the primary (medium-voltage) components shall be constructed of gastight cast aluminum. The surfaces of the conductors shall have a smooth finish to prevent any electrical discharges. The switchgear shall be capable of withstanding all stresses produced by fault conditions up to and including the rated short-circuit current specified in 2. kV (one-minute):     Rated impulse withstand voltage. H. September 11. Ferrous metal components shall be finished with electrostatically applied paint finish in manufacturer’s standard light gray color. etc.20. it shall only be necessary to evacuate the bus extension switch SF 6 gas compartment and remove end panels for the associated busbars. without distortion) caused by closing and opening of the circuit breaker. The future extension switch will not add any section to the line-up length. inspection. Mediumvoltage components shall be enclosed in cast aluminum.7-2007 test requirements Each current carrying component of the equipment shall be capable of continuous operation at the specified ratings without exceeding the maximum temperature rises stated in the ANSI/IEEE and IEC standards. Manufacturer shall offer as an option a future bus extension disconnect switch in order to avoid de-energization of the main busbar.02. Conductors and connectors for the busbars shall be copper.
20. P. The design of the gas-tight bushing-type insulator shall be such that it is possible to inspect. Pressure relief devices: Each gas compartment shall be provided with a pressure relief device to limit the pressure in the event of an internal fault. A minimum of four gas compartments per standard feeder without optional equipment. Mimic diagrams shall show circuit breakers. The mimic diagram shall be on the front of each section in conjunction with the mechanical switch and circuit breaker position indicators.1% of the gas per compartment per year. [Project Name] L. The individual gas-sealed compartments shall be capable of being separately evacuated for inspection or maintenance while keeping the adjacent compartments pressurized to rated pressure. Solid insulators shall be non-hygroscopic. SF6 gas compartment: Each busbar to circuit breaker gas compartment shall be suitably divided into separate sections that are isolated by gas-tight bushings. Epoxy cast resin bushing-type insulators shall be provided at the intersections between compartments. these shall be installed in separate gas housings. The contour of the insulators shall be such that a uniform voltage gradient is produced over the entire surface. isolated-phase construction. Busbar voltage transformers shall be furnished with a three position switch and primary fuses. The gas compartments shall be provided with ring type seals at intersections between compartments and at positions where sliding or rotating shafts enter a compartment. The division of compartments shall take into account the effects of faults within the compartments such that in the event of an internal fault. The pressure relief devices shall be designed such that discharges resulting from internal faults shall be directed away from locations where personnel may be present. All pressure relief device designs shall be proven by arc fault design tests in accordance with IEC 62271-200 and IEEE C37. The seals shall be capable of withstanding the gas pressure of the compartments under all service conditions. if required.7 standards. K. disconnect switches. 2. 3. maintain. isolated from the main busbar by gas-tight bushings with their own gas monitoring and pressure relief system. Circuit breaker operating mechanism with all serviceable items accessible from the front. The lower compartment shall be available for additional mounting of low-voltage components or external connection. The preferred location for the busbar pressure relief shall be such that gases are exhausted through the top of the enclosures. VT connections and miscellaneous control devices shall be located in this compartment.1. M. Seals shall be O-Ring type. N. grounding switches and busbar connections. O. Connection terminal blocks for purchaser’s external connections will be located in this compartment. or pressurize each gas section individually without interfering with adjacent gas sections. CT connections. Each section shall have a mimic diagram of sufficient size. Leakage of gas from the switchgear enclosures shall not exceed 0. September 11. free from voids and contaminants. If SF6 gas-insulated busbar voltage transformers are specified. a pressure relief device operates before internal pressure exceeds the design limit of the compartment. with: 1. Insulation: Sulfur-hexafluoride (SF6) gas and epoxy cast-resin insulating materials shall be employed for the insulation of primary conductors of each phase from the grounded metal enclosure. The mimic shall be black in color to contrast with the switchgear finish and be plainly visible to an operator. Three-position switch operating mechanism with all serviceable items accessible from the front. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-4 . Switchgear feeders shall be compartmentalized in single-phase. Terminal blocks. Busbar VTs or busbar cable connections should also be shown. 2. Operation of the switchgear shall not be affected by opening any of the low-voltage compartment doors. epoxy cast-resin. Protective relays and controls located in the top compartment. Designs without pressure relief are not acceptable. The bushing-type insulators will support the live conductors and (where necessary) provide a gas-tight barrier between compartments. The insulating gas shall be pressurized higher than atmospheric pressure. 4.
B and C). C. The circuit breaker operating mechanism shall be located in a separate cabinet at the front of the circuit breaker section. An operations counter shall be fitted to the mechanism and designed to indicate the total number of opening operations. oil or air blast circuit breakers will not be accepted. protected from the sputtering of molten metal during switching operation by a shield. A visual. Each set of busbar voltage transformer (VTs) if required. The circuit breakers shall be designed to withstand the transient recovery voltage (TRV) that occurs during the interruption of load currents and short-circuit currents within its rating. The terminals of the vacuum interrupters shall be supported using epoxy cast resin supports or bushings. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-5 . Each circuit breaker. The operating mechanism shall be provided with a shunt release and the necessary auxiliary switches. Gas.06 and IEC 62271-100 and shall have the ratings specified in section 2.2 clause 5. Each circuit breaker shall be provided with a suitable mechanically operated indicating device. Circuit breaker mechanisms shall be trip free and designed for operation from a control power source rated [48 Vdc] [125 Vdc] [250 Vdc]. that is automatically charged when the circuit breaker is closed.04 and related IEC standards and the overall switchgear short-time rating shall be two seconds per ANSI/IEEE C37. Tripping (opening) of the circuit breaker shall be by means of a spring.20. Closing shall be accomplished by means of a motor charged.) VACUUM CIRCUIT BREAKER The circuit breakers shall be vacuum type. The operating mechanism shall be designed for high speed opening and closing of the circuit breaker under all operating conditions. marked OPEN and CLOSED in wording or symbols. A separate gas monitoring system is required for each of the following: 1. The indicating device shall be visible at all times from the front of the panel. Provisions for manually charging the closing spring shall be provided. All mechanical parts shall be adequately sized to ensure consistent operation of the mechanism when subjected to forces due to specified short-circuit currents.Q.04 and related IEC standards. 2. The circuit breaker short-time rating shall be three seconds per ANSI/IEEE C37. It shall not be possible for the circuit breaker to close unless the closing spring is fully charged. September 11. The design shall reduce the current chopping value to less than 5 A. stored energy type and equipped with a SPRING CHARGED indicator.4 A. Circuit breaker operating mechanisms shall be of the motor charged. (Three-phase interrupter compartments monitored together. Gas monitoring: The gas compartment shall be provided with a pressure indicator.02. The maximum difference in opening time between the three poles shall not be more than two milliseconds. The indicator shall show charged symbol when the mechanism is fully charged (ready to close the circuit breaker) and a discharged symbol when it is in any other condition. The operating mechanism shall be provided with the following control and interlocking features: 1.B of this specification.3 sec-CO-3 min-CO per ANSI/IEEE C37. It shall be possible to lubricate and service the moving or auxiliary parts of the mechanism by removing the front cover plate. The vacuum interrupters shall be made from a metal alloy that will withstand high switching duties and shall include ceramic insulators securely fused to the end fittings. (Three-phase VT compartments shall be monitored together.) 3.4. The circuit breakers shall be rated in accordance with ANSI/IEEE C37. stored-energy type mechanism with electrical release. The moving contact activating rod shall be carried on bellows. Each main busbar phase (phase A. The rated operating sequence (duty-cycle) shall be O-15 sec-CO or 0-0. E. The circuit breaker shall be designed to withstand impacts and vibrations under rated and short-circuit current conditions. The vacuum circuit breakers shall not produce excessive overvoltage as a result of current chopping.5. B. allowing access from the front of the switchgear while the primary equipment is in service at any time. D. Dry contacts provided on the indicator shall change state if the pressure falls below preset limits. mechanical indicating device shall be provided to indicate the status of the stored-energy closing spring. Local manual close and trip by mechanical push buttons shrouded to prevent inadvertent operation [Project Name] 2. spring operated.
Access to the three-position switch operating means shall be mechanically and electrically blocked when the circuit breaker is in the closed position to prevent misoperation. 5. three-position (Connected-Open-Ready-to-Ground) switch shall be utilized. The three-position switch operating mechanism shall be provided with the following control features: 1. a three-phase. CURRENT TRANSFORMERS (CTs) A. The use of permanently installed micro-cameras and a laptop computer shall be acceptable. 4. All operations shall be performed without requiring the opening of any doors. The operating mechanism shall allow local and remote electrical operation of the disconnect switch with automatic cutoff when switch has reached complete travel between positions. Means shall be provided to allow for visual confirmation of the switch position from the front of the switchgear using a portable computer.5 A. A keyed selector shall prohibit simultaneous access to manual disconnect and grounding switch operating means. [Project Name] C. The grounding position shall allow for safely grounding the feeder circuit by closing of the circuit breaker. toroidal type. [Optional: If an electrically operated mechanism is provided. if required Operations counter. 4. no live parts are accessible in the interrupter compartment when the main bus is energized. provided as accessories. the interlocks shall be designed to prohibit simultaneous operation of the devices. The ratings of the three-position switch shall be coordinated with the system ratings. Local manual operation of the 3-position switch. The interlock system shall prevent either device from being blocked in an intermediate or undefined position. CTs utilized with the GIS shall be low-voltage. D. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-6 . Auxiliary switches as required for interlocking and remote indication. E. Additionally. DISCONNECTING AND GROUNDING SWITCH To isolate the circuit breaker and feeder from the system. The system shall operate effectively for either electrical switching commands or manual. This flag indicator shall be located on the main shaft of the switch operator. 2. they shall be illuminated and accessible without opening any access doors. It shall not be possible to switch directly from connected to grounded position. If view windows are furnished.] 3. a mechanical indicator shall be visible from the rear of the switchgear. A mechanism operated position indicator shall be located on the front of the switchgear panel and indicate Connected-Open-Ready-to-Ground. free from dielectric-stressed castresin components and shall be located outside the gas-tight enclosure. B.2. The position of the switches shall have a means of visual verification according to ANSI/NFPA 70 (NEC). circuit breaker and three-position switch) require interlocking. The operating mechanism shall automatically recharge the closing spring after the completion of a closing operation A control power cutoff switch for disconnection of the control power Local electrical close and trip at the circuit breaker Local-remote selector switch at the circuit breaker with provisions for connection to Purchaser’s supervisory control system. The manually operated mechanism for the three-position switch shall require one operating handle for changing the switch position from connected to disconnected (open).6 September 11. manual operation shall block electrical operation. utilizing two separate operating handles. 3. This provision shall be available for use with the switchgear energized. The switch positions shall be clearly visible. 2. F. 6. The three-position switches shall be located in each phase of the bus compartment in separate compartments such that when in the disconnected or grounded position. Where two switching devices (for example. A different handle shall be required for changing the switch position from disconnected to ready-to-ground position. 2.
These covers should only be removed just prior to field termination of cables. D. F. VOLTAGE TRANSFORMERS (VTs) VT ratings and locations shall be as indicated on the drawings. H. September 11. B. size and type for each incoming and outgoing feeder shall be shown on the drawings or provided as an Appendix to this specification. D. For evacuating and gas filling the busbar voltage transformer. [1200:5A] [Specify ratio required]. fuse system or replacement of a manometer (pressure gauge). The busbar VTs shall be equipped with a three-position switch (Connected-Open-Ready-toGround) to allow for maintenance on the busbar VT or fuses without de-energizing the switchgear. located in a corresponding low-voltage compartment. They shall be capable of carrying the rated primary current for a period of one minute with the secondary windings open-circuited as specified in IEEE C57. Cable termination system shall be “CONNEX” (Pfisterer) plug-in cable termination system or approved equal. C. VTs shall be according to IEEE C57. E. G. The design of the complete cable termination shall be suitable for the switchgear short-circuit current and BIL as specified. “safe-totouch”. Each tie circuit breaker shall have one set of CTs.13 or related IEC 60044-2 standards. 2. A suitable shipping cover shall be provided and fitted securely at each cable termination point in the switchgear. etc. Each termination kit shall include suitable tinned copper braid for connection of the cable ground shield. The pressure shall be monitored by means of an indicator on the front of the switchgear. All secondary leads for VTs shall be wired to a molded-case circuit breaker. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-7 . [1200:5A] [Specify ratio required]. The number of cables. C. Each main circuit breaker shall have one set of CTs. CTs shall be multi-ratio (MR) as shown on the drawings and shall have a short-circuit ratings not less than that of the associated switchgear.7 A. The current limiting fuses shall be located in a SF 6 gas-insulated housing or solid-insulated metal housing. [Project Name] F. loss of SF 6 gas.8 A. including electrical ratings. E. A copper lug shall be crimped at one end of each grounding braid. CABLE TERMINATIONS The design of the cable terminations (inclusive of its accessories) shall meet the design objectives of the gas-insulated switchgear. Cable termination system shall be plug-in type as per DIN 47637 and EN 50181 standards. CTs shall be located on the cable termination side of the circuit breaker.B. Each busbar VT shall be primary fused (current limiting type) to avoid a bus shutdown resulting from a VT failure. Shipping covers must be replaced with dielectric-rated cable plugs or dielectric rated covers prior to energization. Each single-phase busbar VT/fuse enclosure shall be provided with its own pressure relief device. The busbar voltage transformer and fuse housings for each phase shall be connected by a piping system. 2. resulting in an individual gas-compartment and monitoring system for each busbar voltage transformer/fuse set.13 or related IEC 60044-1 standards. if they shall be SF6 gas-insulated. Busbar VTs single-phase. a separate valve with identification label shall be provided. [1200:5A] [Specify ratio required]. Each feeder circuit breaker shall have one set of CTs. All CTs shall be installed around the outside of the cast aluminum phase housings or around the feeder cables so that the CT is free of dielectric and thermal stress. They shall comply with the requirements of this section. B. inductive VTs shall be housed in individual SF 6 gas filled compartments or shall be solid-insulated metal-enclosed and mounted on the top of the appropriate busbar phase enclosure.
i. The relays shall provide complete sequence-of-events recording. The relays shall provide monitoring of the CT and VT circuits and alarm on circuit failure. DNP3. The relays shall be capable of internally performing main-tie-main auto-transfer and auto-restore functions. The relays shall include the following protection functions: 50/51.0] communication protocol shall be provided. For incoming monitoring for main circuit breakers. For feeder circuit breakers. time stamped in milliseconds. Main circuit breakers a. Modbus. 27. 2. j. c. intermittent changes. The relay shall be lowimpedance percentage differential relays. The filter time indicates how long a signal must be present before it shall be interpreted as an indication.or four-wire systems. The relays binary inputs shall be provided with chatter blocking and filter time. September 11. with configurable pre. Siemens model  [PAC3200]     multifunction power meter with [Profibus] [Modbus] [DNP3. These two features shall be available and settable separately for each binary input indication.0. The relays shall provide a graphic mimic display visually indicating the position (open/closed) of the circuit breaker. The chatter blocking shall block a binary input indication and prevent the generation of indications when the signal cannot be interpreted. remotely through operator or service communication interface using a personal computer and via system interface (Profibus. 2. This shall serve to suppress short.). The relays shall provide key locking to prevent unauthorized switching either local or remote. Programming software must be compliant with IEC 61131 standard for PLC programming. protection function trip and metering data. 81O/U and 25 (7SJ64 only). Setting group changes shall be available locally through front function key and binary input. g. [Project Name] B. 50N/51N. b. b. The relays shall have three restraint winding inputs.0] communication protocol shall be provided. The relays shall have programmable logic capabilities to permit use in protection and control systems. Siemens model  [PAC3200]  multifunction power meter with [Profibus] [Modbus] [DNP3. Multifunction protective relaying. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-8 . The relays shall provide oscillography (waveform) capture. f.C. Profibus-FMS. 59. METERING AND RELAYING Multifunction digital-meters shall be UL-Listed or UL-Recognized.and post-fault data capture times. Unlimited user-configurable Human Machine Interface (HMI) screens shall allow the user to create unique single line displays with a simple tool or from an existing library. Profibus-DP.9 A. The relays shall be Siemens 7UT613 or equivalent. Microprocessor-based three-phase relays shall be UL-Listed or UL-Recognized and shall be provided as follows: 1. Cable preparation and assembly of termination tool kits shall be the responsibility of the purchaser or the purchaser’s installing contractor. IEC 60870-5-103 and IEC 61850 protocols. Bus protection – full differential a. d. e. microprocessor-based units suitable for three. 67/67N. The relays shall be able to support either RS-485 or fiber optic communications. 2. Units shall be mounted on the instrument compartment door and as follows: 1. h. The relays shall provide four protection settings groups. etc. The relays shall be Siemens 7SJ63 or 7SJ64 bay controller or equivalent. The relays shall have a modular communications processor to permit field change between Modbus RTU.
The relays shall have a CT monitoring element to block differential trip if a CT secondary circuit has failed and shall provide alarm function. 87N. The relays shall monitor the CT and VT circuits and alarm on circuit failure. 87G. e. The relays shall be Siemens 7UM623 series. 51V.0 and IEC 60870-5-103 protocols. h. Programming software shall be compliant with IEC 61131 standard for PLC programming. The relays shall have modular communication for simple integration into SCADA systems. The relays shall have modular communication for simple integration into SCADA systems.and post-fault data capture times. 5. The communication protocol shall be [Profibus-DP] [Modbus RTU] [DNP3. The relays shall have a through-fault restraint setting to prevent tripping due to high current external faults. g. e. with configurable pre. 64. time stamped in milliseconds. 25. c. 37.and post-fault data capture times. The relays shall be able to support either RS-485 or fiber optic communications.0] [IEC 61850]. 59. Modbus RTU. The relays shall have programmable logic capabilities to permit use in protection and control systems. time stamped in milliseconds under all conditions. 27. b. f. The relay shall have the capability to be applied as single-phase bus relays. The relays must provide 20 flexible functions that shall be used to create additional protection functions to maximize application flexibility. 67. Head build up must be dissipated through the surface area of the steel enclosure.0] [IEC 61850]. The relays shall provide current differential protection for the generators. Software / data information – relay software a. f. The relays shall provide complete sequence-of-events recording. d. 81O/U. d. The relay shall be configured through Windows based software current up to Windows XP Pro. All relay terminal blocks including CT blocks shall be pluggable to ensure ease of relay replacement and maintenance testing. 32/32R. The relays shall provide oscillography (waveform) capture. The relays shall provide oscillography (waveform) capture. 4. 50BF.90 “usual service conditions. b. The relays shall provide complete sequence-of-events recording. The relays shall provide the following protection functions: 59. g. 50N/51N. The relays shall have a modular communications processor to permit field change between IEC 61850. 40. The relays thus shall be designed to maintain their tested insulation characteristic standards per IEC. e. All internally and externally generated binary values shall be configurable to appear in [Project Name] September 11. f. 47. b. [Feeder protection with communications a. 81. The relays shall provide the following functions: 50/51. i. The relays shall be Siemens 7SJ80 protective relay or equivalent. The relays shall monitor the CT circuits and alarm on circuit failure. 46.c. 46.] Generator circuit breaker protection – Simple overcurrent with communications a. 3. with configurable pre. 46 and 51G. The relays shall be capable of being used in a reverse interlocking bus protection scheme. 27. 49. IEEE. The communication protocol shall be [Profibus DP] [Modbus RTU] [DNP3. Programming software shall be compliant with IEC 61131 standard for PLC programming. Profibus-DP.”. c. The relays shall support either RS-485 or fiber optic communications. The relays shall have nine programmable function keys to replace control switches. DNP3. 79 and 21FL. The relays shall recognize and alarm CT open circuit or short circuit conditions. The relays shall have programmable logic capabilities to permit use in protection and control systems. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-9 . d. g. even if deployed in environments not covered in IEEE C37. The housing shall be a sealed dust proof environment for the relay internal electronics.
All time delays range and incremental adjustment shall be programmable via software.6. annunciations. b. c. e. An external three-position momentary-type test switch shall be provided for the test-automatic-reset modes. Logging of system and protective events.0. The software shall have the capability of entering the settings in both primary and secondary quantities. fault records. e. A measurement supervision feature shall be providing for monitoring external current and voltage transformers connected to the relay.). d. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-10 . The software shall have a capability to assign an IP address to the relay allowing for a web browser commissioning tool feature to view relay information online. The analog quantities displayed in the oscillography shall have the option for viewing in either primary or secondary quantities. The test mode shall simulate one source failure. g. d. m. etc. When the voltage and/or frequency protection reaches the transfer setting and maintains that value for the programmed delay period. The transfer shall not occur unless the source to receive the load has voltage and frequency within the specified ranges and is not in overcurrent pickup. interrupted current amps. etc. remotely through operator or service communication interface using a personal computer and via system interface (Profibus DP. Log of last eight faults (maximum five second record time) containing date and time stamps. Phase rotation shall be determined by the relays and shall match between sources prior to transfer. LED indicating lights on the front of both the normal power main circuit breaker relays shall be set and labeled as follows: [Project Name] September 11. the automatic transfer sequence shall be initiated. All logging settings. The reset position shall bypass the time delays on either the initial transfer to or retransfer to normal. i. l. n. date. k. time in pickup. Fault records shall be in the industry standard Comtrade format that shall be imported or exported.. voltage. DNP3. The software shall include a commissioning tool for all hardware (BI/BO/LEDs) and SCADA mapped points. the custom generated fault. IEC. h. The main circuit breaker protection relay bay controller shall be factory programmed to operate a three circuit breaker transfer (main-tie-main) scheme as indicated on the drawings accomplished through the logic program capability and digital input and output capability of the protection relay/bay controller. Relay software shall have feature for archiving or retrieving an entire project that includes all subfolders and relay files in one simple to use feature. c. Settings shall be adjustable at the LCD display and keypad or via software of the normal power supply relay. pickup and tripping signals. The main circuit breaker relay/bay controllers shall control and monitor the position of the two main circuit breakers and the tie circuit breaker as defined on the drawings. Binary I/O and LED assignments must have easy to print options and easy file transfer capabilities. trip open. The current transformer polarities shall be reversible using a setting in the software when it becomes necessary. etc. The software shall be compatible with earlier version relay firmware releases. Automatic transfer scheme: (if required) a. Information containing time. interrupted current amps per phase. g. j. last 200 events (accessible via front RS232 communications port and rear service communications port used to connect to a personal computer having an RS-232 port or USB via conversion). The relay shall provide four protection settings groups. The status of each circuit breaker shall be monitored from each main circuit breaker. close or user programmed status points. shall be displayed. f. Modbus RTU. f. h. Setting group changes shall be available locally through front function key and binary input.
B. the following production tests shall be conducted for the medium-voltage portion of the switchgear in accordance with IEC 62271-200: 1. power factor and frequency. 3.10 A. current per phase. Flexible conductors of No. TESTING The switchgear furnished under this specification shall be fully tested and documented by certified production test reports in accordance with IEC 62271-200. 2. one charging handle for circuit breaker. INSTALLATION General: electrical contractor or switchgear installer shall install switchgear in accordance with manufacturer’s written instructions and the following specifications. B. Operation tools: set of operation tools shall be provided such as one operation handle for the disconnect switch. 2. As a minimum. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-11 . C. two selector keys.1 A. ADJUSTMENTS AND CLEANING A. power functions including watts. touch-up paint and grease packs. control and CT and VT circuits and for interconnections between shipping units.EXECUTION 3. The screen shall display voltage per phase. 1. Alternate source available 5. 2. Power-frequency voltage (high-pot) test one minute 2. Local Control 8. Automatic Control One of the function keys on the front of the relay/bay controller for each main circuit breaker shall be labeled Metering. vars and VA. The factory default metering display shall be displayed on the LCD screen by pressing the Metering function key. Dielectric test of auxiliary circuit with 1 kV 1 sec 50 Hz [Project Name] 3. CONTROL WIRING Factory installed. dirt and debris.11 A.3 A. Remove paint splatters and other spots. Inspect interior and exterior of installed switchgear. Video monitor: one laptop computer. one operation handle for grounding switch. Alternate source breaker closed 3. one copy of software to view the micro-cameras and required one firewire and one USB 2 cable shall be provided for verification of three-position switch position. Conductors sized according to ANSI/NFPA 70 (NEC) for the duty required. Breaker closed 2. Touch-up scratches and mars of finish to match original finish. Protective-relay settings: Set relays in accordance with the purchaser’s coordination study (not part of this Contract). Normal source available 4. lacing and protection where necessary and complying with the following: 1. B. The installing contractor or switchgear installer shall utilize a factory trained and certified service representative to assist in installation and commissioning of the MV GIS. ACCESSORIES Voltage indication test LEDs: three voltage indication test LEDs suitable for verification of voltage present at the cable side of the circuit breaker to work with the installed LRM voltage indication system. PART 3 . Trip 6. Pickup 7.2 September 11.i. 14 AWG for wires across hinges. complete with bundling.
WARRANTY Equipment manufacturer shall warrant that all goods supplied are free of non-conformities in workmanship and materials for one year from date of initial operation. B.5 Schedule training with Owner with at least three weeks advance notice. but not more than 18 months from date of shipment. 6.4 A. Measurement of the resistance of the main circuit Partial discharge test Mechanical operation test Pressure test of gas-filled compartments Gas tightness test of factory gas-filled compartments as per shipping splits Test of auxiliary devices Verification of the correct wiring Measurement of gas condition after filling. 8. September 11. 3. 7. 9. Switchgear manufacturer shall provide a factory-authorized service representative for a period of three days to train Owner's maintenance personnel in the following: 1. DEMONSTRATION A. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-12 [Project Name] . 10. troubleshooting. In procedures and schedules related to startup and shutdown. 2. 4. 5. 3. servicing and preventive maintenance Review data in the maintenance manuals.3.
3 GENERAL DESCRIPTION The power equipment center shall consist of a coordinated grouping of electrical distribution. This design shall consist of indoor type switchgear located in a weatherproof steel housing having an operating aisle space of sufficient size to permit circuit breaker operation. 5. The completed power equipment center shall be suitable for shipment to the purchaser's project site or other designated location. inspection.4 A. Construction of the power equipment center shall be performed in a good and workmanship manner using only new and unused. design criteria and the construction requirements for factory fabricated power equipment center buildings for housing electrical equipment. 7. factory assembled and tested unit. SCOPE A. DESIGN. The PEC will be environmentally controlled and shall consist of coordinated electrical power and or control equipment. 2. 8. power conversion. material. This specification presents a general description.5 September 11. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-13 . control and supervisory equipment contained within an all-weather enclosure. manufacture.GENERAL 4. 4. The power equipment center shall be a factory fabricated metal enclosure with environmental control and shall be specifically designed to house selected electrical equipment. The power equipment center shall be warranted against defects in materials and workmanship for one year from the date of shipment. The power equipment center shall be designed and fabricated so the fieldwork at the installation site shall be minimized. AISC IEEE IBC NEC MBMA SSPC AISI ICEA American Institute of Steel Construction Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers International Building Code National Electric Code Metal Building Manufacturers Association Steel Structures Painting Council American Iron and Steel Institute Insulated Cable Engineers Association 4. 3. The design. D. APPLICABLE STANDARDS A. 4. C.1 The specification covers the requirement for the provision of a power equipment center (PEC) if required.2 4.SECTION 26 13 13. 4.1 POWER EQUIPMENT CENTER ENCLOSURE FOR GAS-INSULATED MEDIUM-VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER SWITCHGEAR PART 4 . test and maintenance. 6. CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS [Project Name] B. The power equipment center shall be delivered to the purchaser's site as a pre-designed. high quality materials. testing and performance of the power equipment center shall meet the requirements of the applicable sections of the latest revisions of the standards listed below: 1.
4.9 A. -10°C (14°F) minimum temperature. 2. The base shall have two copper grounding pads located at diagonally opposite corners of the structure. FLOOR The power equipment center floor shall be a minimum of ¼” steel plate welded to the perimeter members and to the cross members of the base. FRAME B. sized and arranged for proper strength and durability and shall be able to withstand the stress and loads which will result when lifting the completed factory fabricated power equipment center. The power equipment center shall be designed to perform satisfactorily when installed outdoors. The normal lifting for transportation and installation shall be by means of a crane making a single point lift using suitable rigging. The base shall have removable lifting/jacking devices to facilitate handling and installation. September 11. 4. Each ground pad assembly shall include two 3/8”-16 UNC threaded brass studs to permit connection of a NEMA 2-hole cable lug. GENERAL 1. The power equipment center dimensions and arrangement shall be as shown on purchaser’s drawing. Floor cutouts with gasketed removable 12-gauge steel cover plates shall be provided. Base shall be designed for mounting on concrete piers provided by purchaser. For seismic requirements the structure of the power equipment center shall be designed and constructed in accordance with section 1613 of IBC-2006. B.6 A. The basic design and construction of the power equipment center shall be as described in the following paragraphs. SERVICE CONDITIONS 4.5 square foot area located anywhere in the power equipment center. Unless otherwise specified. side walls to end walls and walls to roof so as to minimize overall deflection. The ground pads shall be mechanically bonded to the base steel and to a 4/0 AWG bare copper ground loop located under the floor plate. crushed rock or dressed grade foundations are permissible if local soil conditions allow. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-14 [Project Name] . Concrete slab. The base structural members shall not interfere with or obstruct the areas designated for routing of power cables or control wiring. BASE 4. D. The entire power equipment center shall be framed with three-inch square ASTM A500 structural grade steel tubing to provide moment resisting welded connections at base to walls. C. The floor with have the flatness and levelness of one mm per meter and no more that two mm in flatness and levelness over all. twisting and elastic instability during lifting and transporting. The power equipment center base shall be all welded construction of ASTM A-36 structural steel members. The floor loading shall be rated not less than 250 pounds per square foot distributed load or a 1300 pound concentrated load in a 2. Bottom access shall be required for electrical equipment.8 A.7 A. the power equipment center shall be suitable for installation in a 40°C (104°F) maximum temperature. A structural analysis report prepared by a professional engineer registered in the state of manufacture shall be supplied when specified. and at an elevation below 1000 meters (3300 feet).A.
4. Each access door will be secured with a three-point door handle will include a door prop. Doors shall have a fire rating of 1-1/2 hour class B. larger doors and/or removable wall sections above doors shall be provided to allow for future addition or removal of equipment.H. etc. The walls shall be designed to withstand wind loading of up to 125-M. Each rear access door shall be formed from 12-gauge steel. When specified. The roof shall have a one directional slope with a 2° pitch and shall be designed to support interior or exterior loads of 100 pounds per linear foot of truss length without compromising the roof load design.10 A. E. Two screened.P.. B.P. All wall openings. design wind loads. Doors shall be 18-gauge. drip shield and provisions for a padlock. and will be sealed with a continuous neoprene gasket attached to the doorsill. WALLS The exterior and interior walls shall be 16 gauge paint quality galvanized steel and shall consist of formed vertical panels. The roof design load shall be rated 85 PSF for single-wide units and 45 PSF for double-wide units. shall be similarly framed with three-inch square steel tubing. double wall steel construction with R-15 thermal insulation. reinforced for closure and rim exit type panic hardware and hinge preps for three 4” x 4” hinges per door. The ceiling shall consist of formed 16-gauge paint quality galvanized steel panels attached to the trusses. D. C. The walls shall be designed and assembled to allow for future lateral expansion of the power equipment center. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-15 [Project Name] . if specified. Trusses shall be sloped to provide a 2° pitch and have a 1-1/2” upper and lower horizontal flange for attachment of equipment. 4. September 11.11 A. B.B. 4. B. C. C. such as doors. one at each end of the power equipment center roof structure to prevent condensation in the attic space. louvered ventilation openings shall be provided. A All doors shall open outward and have a minimum swing of 105°. ROOF AND CEILING The exterior roof shall be 16-gauge paint quality galvanized steel panels. The ceiling assembly shall be designed to retain the insulation and to provide a smooth ceiling surface. Interior walls. D. DOORS The power equipment center shall have one 36” by 84” personnel door and one 72” by 84” equipment double door. supporting panels and structural shall be designed so that interior loads of 400 pounds per linear foot of wall length may be attached to the wall without compromising the 125 M. Hinged equipment doors shall be provided in the walls to allow access to the rear of equipment mounted against the interior walls. The nominal thickness of the wall including the required frame structure shall be three-inches. windows. Roof trusses shall consist of formed 12-gauge (up to 12’ wide) or 10-gauge steel sections.H.12 A. All frame connections shall be welded.
All wall seams and areas where metal-to-metal contact is made shall be liberally caulked with butyl rubber caulking or interlocked.17 September 11. Sagging of wall insulation shall be prevented with a minimum of two metal retainers fastened near the top. A drip shield shall be provided above each door. The bottom of the base shall be coated with corrosion resistant black mastic for protection against the environment.13 A. prepared and finished heavy-duty white epoxy paint. 4.15 A. The paint shall be 3. primed with epoxy primer and finished with a final coat of gray epoxy paint. HVAC equipment size shall be based on maintaining an interior temperature range of 60°F . Windows in doors shall be 16” x 16” safety glass. The floor shall be thoroughly cleaned.5 – 3. All inner door handles shall be panic push type bar door latches.D. The base exterior shall be sandblasted smooth.16 A. 4. The interior wall and ceiling panels shall be thoroughly cleaned. manual thermostat. WEATHER PROOFING All power equipment center joints shall be designed to minimize the loss of conditioned or pressurized air and to prevent entry of rain. LIGHTING AND RECEPTACLES E. snow or moisture. A heavy duty reversible door closure with hold/open feature shall be provided. 4.14 A.0 – 6. 4. Floor insulation shall be provided. free from scale and rust and coated with 2. low pressure control. complete with supply and return grilles. B. D. B. ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment shall be sized and provided by manufacturer. when specified. sleet. if specified.80°F taking into consideration the heat load of present and future equipment and the site conditions. PAINT SSPC standards shall be followed in all preparation and application of coatings. F. 4. HVAC equipment shall consist of self contained wall mount units. if specified. compressor anti-cycle relay and alarm relay. All roof seams shall be sealed with ethylene propylene copolymer tape or interlocked to prevent water resistance. Condenser and evaporator coils shall be phenolic coated. INSULATION Three-inch fiberglass insulation providing R-11 value shall be provided in the roof and walls. barometric fresh air damper and a one-inch disposable air filter. The following controls shall be supplied: high-pressure controls. Equipment rear access doors and removable access panels can be insulated. The exterior wall and roof panels shall be thoroughly cleaned and coated with 1 mil primer and finished with a minimum of 2.5 . 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-16 [Project Name] .0 mils dry film thickness to match the power equipment center exterior. C. A knob door handle is required outside with a cylinder lock in the knob.0 mils dry film thickness as applied.3 mils of acrylic polyurethane paint. All active entry/exit doors shall have a low profile rim exit device. low ambient control. HVAC Heating. when required. lockable circuit breaker or disconnect switch.
20 A specification grade shall be located near each door.20 A. The power equipment center ground bus shall be connected to the two-grounding pads on the outside power equipment center base. C. [Project Name] B.A.21 A. EMT conduit or other approved raceway in accordance with the National Electric Code. shall be provided above each personnel door. 4. C. Control. This wireway shall contain all power equipment center facilities wiring. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-17 . instrumentation and alarm wiring shall be no smaller than 24-gauge. All power equipment center lighting and power wiring shall be single conductor. DOCUMENTATION Drawings shall be prepared in an Autocad R13 format and shall be supplied electronically. Exterior lighting. When shipping sections shall be necessary. C. PDF format shall be available upon request. September 11.18 A. Duplex receptacles rated 120 Vac. Each item shall have an identifying tag and shall be listed on the packing list. two-tube industrial grade fluorescent fixtures that provide 40-foot candles of light at a level three-foot above the floor. Components that are not fastened to the power equipment center structure at time of shipment shall be securely packed inside the power equipment center if possible. This lighting shall be controlled by three-way switches located at each personnel door.5 hours of continuous illumination and then recharge when AC power is resumed. Interior lighting shall consist of open type four-foot. Copies of completed test reports will be made available upon request. D. B. All electrical equipment within the power equipment center building shall be connected to the power equipment center ground loop bus. to provide adequate temporary bracing for the roof and wall structures to prevent damage during shipment. WIRING A four-inch x four-inch metal wireway with hinged cover shall be provided around the power equipment center perimeter at the junction of the walls and ceiling. 4. The unit shall switch on automatically upon loss of AC power and provide 1. All wiring shall be installed in the four-inch x four-inch perimeter wireway. Emergency lighting shall be a self-contained battery powered unit with two directionally adjustable illuminating heads.19 A. Exterior light fixtures shall be wall mounted 70W HPS suitable for use in wet locations and have automatic dusk to dawn photo control. TESTING AND CHECKOUT After the power equipment center is fabricated and the electrical equipment is installed. 4. the open area of each section shall be covered with plywood and two x four's. SHIPMENT The power equipment center building shall be shipped to the designated location after it passed the tests and has been inspected for compliance to the specification. an electrical inspection and a quality inspection. 4. Additional receptacles shall be provided as specified. if specified. B. the manufacturer shall perform a wet spray test. A two-inch x ¼“ground bus shall continuously around the interior of the power equipment center. stranded copper with THHN/THWN 600 V insulation with a minimum size of 12-gauge.
f. PART 5 . Unit automatically maintains output voltage within 0. Thermometers with specific-gravity correction scales b. c. The battery system should be sized to carry the switchgear continuous load for eight hours after loss of charger output and. Capacity: sufficient to supply steady load. Accessories include the following: a. After approval drawings are returned. DC Voltmeter: maximum error of five percent at full-charge voltage. Set of socket wrenches and other tools required for battery maintenance d.5% from no load to rated charger output current. e. The power equipment center manufacturer shall submit for approval two copies of each of the following documents: 1. clear plastic or glass containers. September 11. 60 Hz subject to plus or minus 10% variation in voltage and plus or minus 3 Hz variation in frequency. d. After loss of ac power supply for any interval. Rack: Provide a two-step rack that fits available space indicated. nonmetallic storage rack fitted to store above items e. shall be capable of operating all control components and switch operations twice at the end of the period. with ac input-voltage variation of plus or minus 10% and inputfrequency variation of plus or minus 3 Hz. (32 kg) and contains not more than three cells. AC power supply 120 V.25 V per cell and equalizing charge at 2. wall opening sizes and locations) Outline-legend/Design criteria (design criteria. 1. float-charge battery between 2. Batteries are provided with necessary electrical connections between cells and between rows of cells and include two flexible connectors with bolted-type terminals for output leads. 4. recommended pier and tie down locations. with midpoint junction connected to ground by normally-open pushbutton contact. charger shall automatically resume charging [Project Name] 2. Hydrometer syringes c. shall prepare structural fabrication detail drawings and electrical wiring drawings as required. b. Charger shall operate automatically after switch operation until manually reset. in addition. weight.[DC BATTERY SYSTEM (if required) A. Set of cell numerals. Other features of charger shall include the following: a.20 V and 2. 2. 3. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-18 . DC control power shall be provided by the power equipment center manufacturer. connected in series between negative and positive terminals. floor opening size and locations) Outline-elevation (general arrangement in elevation. Each container weighs not more than 70 lbs. fully charged and arranged for shipment with electrolyte in cells. DC Ammeter. Charging-rate switch: manually operated switch shall provide for transferring to higher charging rate. Battery: Lead-calcium type in sealed. center of gravity. Charger: Static-type silicon rectifier equipped with automatic regulation and provision for manual and automatic adjustment of the charging rate. The [48 Vdc] [125 Vdc] [250 Vdc] battery system shall be mounted external from the switchgear. Wall-mounted.B. with toggle switch to select between battery and charger voltages. drawing legend and bill of material) C. Ground indication: two appropriately labeled lights to indicate circuit ground.33 V per cell. 3. Batteries are suitable for service at an ambient temperature ranging from +18°C to +25°C. Outline-plan view (general equipment arrangement. complete with electrolyte.
Protective feature: current-limiting device or circuit. 2013 Medium-voltage metal-clad circuit breaker switchgear 26 13 13-19 [Project Name] .g. battery. to protect charger from damage due to overload. Charger shall regulate rate of charge to prevent damage due to overload and to prevent fuses or circuit breakers from opening. h. which limits output current to rating of charger but does not disconnect charger from either battery or ac supply.] END OF SECTION September 11. Electrical filtering: reduce charger audible noise to less than 26 dB. including short-circuit on output terminals.
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