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1.0 33 / 22 /11 KV SF6 VCB UNIT 33 / 22 /11 KV, 800A, 25kA Horizontal Draw out Indoor SF6 V.C.B. Switch board fitted with Manual / Motor operated spring charging mechanism, with 230V AC Motor shunt trip coil of 30V DC, Closing coil of 30V DC, Aux. Contac 4NO+ 4NC (enhanced to 6NO+6NC by using contact multipliers.)Mechanical ON/OFF indicator and push button, mechanical operation counter, anti - pumping relay / arrangement. and incoming and outgoing cable boxes, with following : SF - 6 Load Break VCB Operations. Live line indicators METERING: V&I, ANNUNCIATION Shunt trip 230 VAC Internal Earth Switch 4 No. + 4 NC Auxiliary Contacts Anti - reflex Handle PTR: 22 /11 KV /Rt.3, 110VA/Rt.3, Ratio-3 Nos CTR : As per Customer Specifications.-3nos 2O/C+1E/F Relay (CDG31), Master trip relay (VAJH13), Trip Circuit Supervision Relay. Power pack CONTROL SWITCHES/PUSH BUTTONS. Switch with mechanical ON / OFF / EARTH



33 / 22 /11 KV SF6 GAS FILLED LOAD BREAK SWITCH UNIT 22 KV SF6 filled type load break Switch fuse unit with following accessories: SF - 6 Load Break Switch fuse unit with mechanical ON / OFF / EARTH Operations. Live line indicators Shunt trip 230 VAC Internal Earth Switch 4 No. + 4 NC Auxiliary Contacts Anti - reflex Handle HRC Fuses -3 Nos


IS-8183-1976 IEC-76 : : Bonded material. IS-2026 (Part I to IV) IS-3639 IS-6600 IS-335 IS-3837 IS-1271 IS-2090-1973 IS-3639-2966 : : : : : : : : Power Transformers. 4.S. Guide for loading of oil immersed transformers.0 SCOPE: This specification covers the requirements of design. Bushing for alternating voltage above 1000V. packing & forwarding. distribution transformer. supply.0 BASIS OF DESIGN : The transformer should have off load tap changing facility. testing. 2.0 ELECTRICAL SUPPLY SYSTEM : H. : : : : : : : 143 . Side L. Insulating oil for transformers and switchgear. transportation and supervision of erection and commissioning of outdoor type.0 STANDARDS : The transformer and its accessories shall conform to the requirements of the latest editions of the relevant Indian Standards.2 SPECIFICATIONS OF TRANSFORMER 1.V. but not limited to the following. Classification of insulation materials. Fitting and accessories for power transformers.V.0 SITE CONDITIONS : Altitude above MSL Temperature Humidity Atmosphere 3. Dimensions for Porcelain Transformer Bushings. Side Fault Level 5. Fittings and Accessories for Power Transformers. Power transformer. manufacture.

The insulation between core to bolts and core to fixing clamp should withstand as per IS standard.0 CONSTRUCTION : Transformer tank shall be of welded sheet steel construction and provided with gaskets &steel cover plates.V side suitable for HT Aluminium XLPE cable termination with Ray-chem Type heat shrinkable termination kit. silica gel breather and Oil surge relay with necessary potential free auxiliary contact.V terminal flange shall be suitable for amp & 433 V TPN aluminium bus. Conservator tank: It shall comprise of glass level indicator. Code of practice for selection. so that further shrinkage should not be possible during service condition. installation and maintenance of transformer. The magnetic circuit of the core shall be constructed from high-grade cold-rolled grain oriented low loss silicon steel (silicon percentage should not be more than 4%) lamination.V Termination: H. High voltage porcelain bushing sereen. H. Dimension for porcelain transformer bushing. All covers and seals for the tank shall be oil and airtight and shall not be affected by mineral or synthetic oil action. The cable box shall be weatherproof to IP-55. Terminal chamber for termination shall have a gasketed cover plate bolted to it and shall be weather 144 . The transformer oil should have all the properties conforming to IS 335. CBIP Manual on transformer-1987 6. L. The insulating material used for the winding should be non-inflammable. inspection cover with lifting handle shall be provided.IS-2705 IEC-216(part-3) IS:2099 IS :3347 IS : 10028 : : : : : Current transformer Guide for determination of thermal endurance Properties of electrical insulating material. The lamination shall be painted with suitable resin to protect it against corrosion. HV cable box shall be provided with disconnecting chamber. For fixed portion of the cable box. The tank should have drain valve (Diameter of the valve should be in such a way that 90 % of the oil should drain in 10 minutes). non-hygroscopic and void free properties. The air release plug shall be provided on the tank. The core shall be designed in such a way that core shall not get saturated by 2. Base shall be suitably reinforced to prevent any distortion during lifting.25% with tolerances as allowed by us. The winding is subjected to shrinking and seasoning process. A suitable wheel shall be provided on base channel. Pocket for Oil temperature indicator (OTI) and Winding temperature indicator (WTI). The coil of copper winding should have minimum insulation level of class A.V Termination : The L. The winding shall be in such a way that over-all percentage impedance of the winding shall be 6.2 tesla. so that transformer can be placed on broad-gauge rail.

All for complete transformer and other set for top cover with core and coil assembly shall be provided. A separate inspection cover with lifting handle shall be provided to facilitate connection and inspection. 7.0 OIL : The transformer shall be supplied with first filling of oil. equaliser pipe connection and double diaphragm. 8. Primary winding terminals and secondary winding terminals shall be located at 180o. Thermometer pocket shall be complete with mercury in glass thermometer (0-120ο C). drain plug and lifting lugs shall be provided. strip. ACCESSORIES : Accessories as specified in the Data Sheet shall be included in the scope of supply. Conservator shall be complete with oil filling plug and cap. 10% extra oil for topping up shall be supplied free of cost. The provisions for earthing of main transformer tank. OLTC tank and HT side cable box shall be provided. etc shall be galvanised or zinc passivated. Radiators equipped with air vent. Jacking pads and two sets of lifting lugs . Type of paint shall be epoxy (Painting thickness Min. Radiators shall be securely braced to prevent undue vibration and shall have detachable type. The oil drain point shall be brought down to a lower level by an extension pipe.0 . 120 Microns). oil drain valve & purging device. Explosion vent shall be able to rotate in all directions and provided with sight gauge.proof to IP-55. bolts. made free from dust and given two primer coats of rust resisting paint followed by two finishing coats of approved shade. de-scaled. An additional Neutral bushing to be provided for connection to ground with 2 Nos. of 50 x 6 Cu. Tank shall be designed 145 10. Following points shall specifically be noted.0 TERMINALS : HV side shall be suitable for connecting HT XLPE cable & LV side shall be suitable for connecting suitable Amp cables. Bottom drain valve shall be of suitable diameter so as to drain off 90% of the oil in ten minutes.0 COOLING : Type of cooling shall be ONAN. Different parts of transformers shall be connected by copper flexible for earth continuity purpose. All surfaces to be painted shall be thoroughly cleaned. 9. EARTHING: All doors and removable parts shall be earthed. These radiators shall be provided with cut–of valves to permit removal of any radiator unit without emptying the tank.

LV connection details. All parts of magnetic circuit shall be bonded to earth system.A. Four sets of Routine Test Certificate and Erection and Maintenance. (4 Copies each) G. 12. 146 . Any other test as per relevant standard. elevation and end view complete with all dimensions. High voltage test on HT side & LT side Double frequency test and temperature rise test.for full vacuum and shall be pressure tested. No load test and short circuit test for conforming transformer losses. Test certificates duly signed by Purchasers representative shall be issued as part of final document. core type with cold rolled grain oriented (CRGO) laminations perfectly insulated and clamped to minimise vibration and noise. 13. The following test shall be carried out on the transformer. Manual shall also be submitted for Purchasers reference and records before despatch of the transformer.A drawing.0 INSPECTION AND TESTING : These tests shall be performed on the complete assembly at Bidders works. Dimensional check. Polarity and voltage ratio test. Functional check on all the devices mounted on the transformer. BDV test of the oil. 11. Windings shall be of copper and shall be designed to withstand the specified thermal and dynamic short circuit stresses. Vendor to mark distance from bottom of rollers to HT bushing-live part in G. Erection / Maintenance Documents before despatch. Drawings showing plan.0 NOISE : The noise level of the transformer shall not exceed 5 db above NEMA standard of over 85 db.0 CORE AND WINDINGS : Transformer shall be double wound. Care should be taken to insulate core fastening bolts to reduce losses and avoid hot points. Rating and diagram plate details. HV cable box details.

0 above.0 GUARANTEE : The equipment shall be guaranteed for trouble free operation for a period of 12 months from the date of handing over. Performance Guarantee runs shall be conducted after one month of continuous trouble free operation. Any defect due to faulty material/ bad workmanship shall be rectified free of cost to the entire satisfaction of the purchaser. It shall be wrapped in polythene sheets before putting in cases and it shall be ensured that damage to the equipment does not occur during handling/transportation.0 LOSS EVALUATION: The transformer will be tested in accordance with clause 11.0 PACKING : Equipment shall be despatched to site packed in wooden case. Strips from this bushing shall be brought down upto the base of the transformer duly supported on 1. 50 x 6 mm Copper strips. If the losses during routine test witnessing are found to be more than the figures committed by the vendor. 17. Suitable arrangement shall be provided for unloading at site. All guarantees from equipment suppliers will be vested in the client. \ 147 . 2 Nos. he will be penalised.0 SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR TRANSFORMER: The transformer shall be offered with detachable type of radiators.15. 16. Vendor shall be penalised if no load losses and load losses are in excess of figures guaranteed by him. 18.0 KV grade pin type insulators. An extra neutral bushing shall be provided on the outside of the LV box for grounding of the transformer neutral.

0 ARCING HORNS FITTINGS & ACCESSORIES 13.0 RATING VOLTAGE RATIO TEMP RISE : : : KVA / 433 Volts.0 13. 7. 11.0 7.3 Vector Group Delta Star with Neutral separately brought out. ) 4.2 L.0 5. 148 .0 TYPE OF COOLING TAP CHANGER 10. Through Bushing Dy n 11 ONAN OFF LOAD Tap changer with + 10% taps in steps of 2. 7.V.0 TECHNICAL PARTICULARS : 1.0 9. Silica Gel Breather with connecting pipe and oil seal.0 3.V.5 % Electrolyte Copper 8.0 NO OF PHASES CONNECTIONS 7. 400 C (in oil by Thermometer) and 550 C in winding by resistance ( Temp. : L V Cable Box with suitable bushings & Bus-bars (with proper hylum support) Brought out inside cable box : : Brought out through bushing for earthing.0 WINDINGS : TERMINATION ARRANGEMENTS : 11.1 H.2 L.1 H.1 13.0 HUMIDITY IS SPECIFICATIONS : ( Latest Amendments ) : 100 % Design : IS : 2026 of 1977 Loading : IS : 6600 of 1972 Transformer Oil : IS : 335 of 1972 Transfomer Bushings : IS 3347 : : : : : : : 3 (Three) 6.0 2.0 11.V.V.2 : : Oil Conservator with Oil Level Gauge. rise above 500 C peak ambient temp. : Cable Box Suitable Cable. Double gap type LV Neutral 12.DATA SHEET FOR DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMER 19.

at top and bottom ( 1No.3 : Explosion release vent with double Diapharm.9 13. Filter Valves with threaded adaptor & plug.8 : 13. Lifting arrangements. 4 Nos.13 : : : : : --------. 13.4 13.13. 2 Nos. Drain cum/sampling Valve with threaded adaptor & Plug.10 13. First filling of coil and in addition 10% extra quantity for topping ( to nearest drum dize ). with loose Thermometer.6 : : : 13.11 13.5 13. Cover lifting eyes. Unidirectional rollers.7 : 13. Air release plug in top cover. Earthing Terminals. Thermometer pocket for Thermometer. each ) 2 Nos.X --------- 149 .12 13. Rating and Diagram Plate.

Control switches for voltages up to and including 1000V AC and 1200V DC. manufacture. a) b) c) d) e) f) IS 1248 & 3107 IS 2959 IS 13947 IS 2705 IS 3156 & 4146 IS 4047 Direct acting Electrical indicating instruments AC contactors up to 1000V AC Circuit Breakers Current Transformers Potential Transformers. the more stringent of the two shall apply.1 GENERAL SPECIFICATION: STANDARDS: In general the equipment shall conform to all relevant IS/IEC standards. and aluminium alloys. the switchgear must have been type tested in the same configuration that has been offered. type of breaker. For quantity. General requirement for switchgear & control gear for voltage not exceeding 1000V. Factory built assembly of switchgear & control gear for voltage not exceeding 1000V Degree of protection for enclosure Specification for electrical relays for AC system Specification for HRC fuses. In case of any contradiction between the IS/IEC and this specification.S.0 SCOPE This specification covers the design. rods. tube and sections for electrical purposes.0 2. Electrical relays for power system protection SPECIFICATIONS OF L. bars. 2. PANELS & SWITCHGEAR g) IS 6875 h) IS 1822 i) IS 12021 j) IS 8623 k) l) m) n) IS 13947 (Part I) IS 3842 IS 2208 & 9224 IS 5082 o) IS 4237 p) IS 3231 150 . Specification for air break switches and combination fuse Switch units for voltage not exceeding 1000V. Wrought Al. T.3 A) 1. Motor duty Switches Specification for control transformer. shop floor tests. type and routine tests and delivery of indoor LV switchgear of voltage rating 440 Volts. The equipment to be offered under this specification shall be of proven design further. short time rating and other specific details.

0 mm for load bearing members.2. PTs. free standing type. both the bus bars shall be of the same rating. switch fuse and air circuit breaker feeders shall be in fully compartmentalised fixed/draw out design as specified in the specific requirement sheets. single/double front. Unless otherwise stated. The insulators shall be made of high epoxy resin moulding. The sheet steel (CRCA) used for fabrication shall be of 1.. The bus bar and cable chambers should be fitted with bolted covers with gaskets and should be shrouded to avoid direct access to live parts immediately after opening respective covers.3 2. covers and openings. The panels shall be supplied with required base channels. Combined voltage and frequency variation : ± 10% : ± 5% : ±10% 2.8 Amp per Sqmm for double Bus-bars and less and agreed figure to withstand 50 KA fault level for more than 2 bus-bars. Wiring. devices/equipment like bus support insulators. The minimum area of cross section of the neutral shall be half that of the phase bus bar. Pre-treatment of MS sheets for phosphatising. 2. The bus bars shall be amply sized to carry the rated continuous current under the specified ambient temperature without exceeding the total temperature of 85°C.3. Per Sqmm for single bus-bar. unless other wise specified. Neoprene gaskets shall be used for all doors. circuit breakers. The vermin proofing shall be such that the vermin cannot enter from one compartment to another/bus bar chambers. Guide for marking of insulated conductors. Current Density shall be maximum 1 Amp. The bus bars and connectors shall be made of high conductivity Aluminium.1 - Marking and arrangement for switchgear bus bars. DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENT All the 440V AC. Variation in supply frequency c. The cubicle shall be designed for IP42 protection. metal enclosed. The panels shall be indoor. All fuse switch. etc.3.2 151 . manufactured and tested in accordance with relevant Indian Standards. mounted inside the switchgear shall be suitable for continuous operation and satisfactory performance under the following supply conditions: a. When sectionalised with a bus coupler.2 2. 0.6 mm for non-load bearing members and 2.1 CONSTRUCTION: The switchgear panel shall be designed. the entire bus bar shall be rated for the continuous rated current of the incomer. The bus bars and jumper connections shall be insulated to full maximum operating voltage. main connection and control aux. The entire switchboard along with all components shall be designed for the ambient site condition. The bus bars and cable chambers shall be housed in separate chambers. Variation in supply voltage b.q) IS 375 - r) IS 5578 s) IS 3618 2.

The bus bar shutters shall be automatically operated by the movement of the carriage. It shall be possible to change the module size by repositioning compartment supports.5.4. the thermal and mechanical effects of through fault currents equivalent to the short time rating of the switchgear.7 2. It shall be possible to extend the switchboard on both sides.2 2. connections etc.5 2.4.4 2.6.3. There shall be positive indication for various position of the trolley.3.3. The sleeves shall be rated for an insulation level of 660V. Each compartment shall have hinged doors with gaskets. INSULATORS: Insulators of moulded or resin bonded material shall have a durable.8 2.3.9 2. The bus bars shall be sleeved and with respected phase colour. Suitable lifting hooks shall be provided. Insulators shall be mounted on the switchgear structure such that there is no likelihood of their being mechanically over-stressed. during normal tightening of the mounting and bus bars.6 2.3 The bus bars and their connections shall be capable of withstanding. These hooks when removed shall not leave any opening on the enclosure.3. non-hygroscopic surface finish having a high anti-tracking index. SAFETY SHUTTER DEVICES: Shutters shall be provided at bus bar chamber cut out for closing the same when the with drawable chassis of the modules are drawn out.5 2.1 2.3. All switched drives other than rotary switches shall be lockable in “OFF” position.1 152 .4 2.5. treated wood will not to be accepted.6 2.2. 2. Switchgear shall be designed for a bottom / top cable entry and the bus bars shall be located at top / bottom with respect to the cable entry.1 2. without damage. synthetic resin bonded paper.3. The breakers shall be air break. unless otherwise specified. Insulators.2 2. AIR CIRCUIT BREAKERS: The circuit breaker shall be capable of making and breaking the specified fault currents without straining or damaging any part of the switchgear. Suitable door interlock with switch / breaker shall be provided with provision for emergency defeat feature. barriers made out of hylam. All switchgears compartments shall be totally enclosed with necessary barriers & adjustable horizontal frame with rail arrangement.

6. A device indicating when the spring is charged fully shall also be provided.9 2. for manual spring charging shall be marked.6 2. b. and horizontal draw out type. The circuit breaker shall be provided with 4 NO + 4 NC (specifically for purchaser’s use) of auxiliary potential free contacts required for indication.6. 2. manual/electrically operated with tripping mechanism. Truck can be moved within panel only when CB is off. d. The direction of motion of the handle.6. Motors and their electrically operated auxiliary equipment for charging a spring shall operate satisfactorily between 85% and 110% of the rated supply voltage. Breaker compartment door cannot be opened when the CB is in Service/test position. 2.time shall also be not exceeded.6. e. c.motor/manual operated (as specified in specific requirement sheet).6.7 2. Earth slide beyond the test position till trolley is drawn out. Breaker cannot be put in to service position with compartment door open.6.8 2. short circuit and earth faults. when the stored energy is suitably charged by a spring. Circuit breakers with stored energy closing mechanism shall be capable of making the rated short-circuit current.6.4 2. The breaker should also be provided with both mechanical and electrical antipumping devices. CB can be closed only when the test (or) service limit switches permit.6.10 The circuit breakers shall be suitable for locking in fully isolated condition. get stuck in closed position during this cycle.6.11 Following interlocks and features shall be provided so that a. After failure of power supply to the motor. 2. The breaker operating mechanism should store energy for O-C-O operation and shall not.2 The circuit breaker shall be stored energy closing type.5 2. It shall also be capable of closing on no-load without suffering undue mechanical deterioration. at least one open-close-open operation of the circuit breaker shall be possible.3 2. 153 . interlocking and other purposes. control. The maximum make. The ACBs shall be provided with microprocessor based comprehensive releases for protection against overload.6. in any case. All contacts shall be wired to a terminal block. The breaker operating mechanism shall be electrically and mechanically trip-free in all positions.

10. Wherever called for. positive acting.7. non-gravity type. CONTACTORS. FUSE.2 MCCBs The MCCBs shall confirm to the latest applicable standards.7. Operating handle for operating MCCBs from door of board shall be provided. MCCBs and contactors for motor feeder shall be adequately rated for motor duty (AC-3).8 2.3 2.1 2. quick-break and trip free type. MCCBs in AC circuits shall be of four pole construction arranged for simultaneous four pole manual closing and opening.12 Closing and tripping coil shall operate satisfactorily under the following conditions of supply voltage variation: • • 2.4 2. 2.7.9. The setting range shall be properly selected in accordance with the rating of the motor. time lagged thermal overload relay with adjustable settings.9. Thermal Overload Relays • Starter shall be complete with a three element. Switches shall be quick make and break type and capable of breaking the circuit even if the mechanism spring fails. the same shall be sized for 154 .2. Operating mechanism shall be quick-make. Closing coils – 85% to 110% of rated voltage. unless otherwise mentioned MOTOR STARTERS Contactors: • • 2. MCCB terminals shall be shrouded and designed to receive cable lugs for cable sizes relevant to circuit ratings.2 Motor starter contactor shall be of the electromagnetic type rated for uninterrupted duty as defined in applicable standard. Direct-on-line starters Direct-on-line starters shall be suitable for Class AC-3 utilisation category as specified in applicable standards. ambient temperature compensated.7 2. • 2.7.9 2.1 The switches shall be with silver plated contacts and capable of breaking safely full load current of associated equipment. The ON & OFF positions of the MCCB shall be clearly visible to the operator. Main contacts of motor-starter contactor shall be of silver plated copper.1 • Contactors shall be of the double break.6. Barriers shall be provided to prevent inter phase arcing. The MCCBs shall be with adjustable overload and fixed short circuit with high breaking capacity.3 2. MCBs Miniature circuit breakers for use on control circuits shall comply with the requirements of applicable standards. Trip coils – 70% to 110% of rated voltage.9. 2.10 SWITCHES.

13 METERS. back connected. 2. drawout type suitable for flush mounting and fitted with dust tight cases and provided with flag indicators and hand reset devices. The rating of the auxiliary contacts shall not be less than 10 amps at 240 V AC and 5 amps for 30V DC. 2.13.12. All relays in draw out cases shall have suitable spring loaded contacts for inserting test block. c) All auxiliary relays shall be of flush / semi-flush type. The flag indication shall be suitable for external hand resetting and mechanically interlocked to prevent falling when relays are subjected to vibration.1 The voltage transformers shall be insulated for full voltage rating. 2.11 CURRENT TRANSFORMERS 2.4 All relays shall have the following features: a) Shall be suitable for auxiliary supply.13. d) All protective relays shall be provided with adequate number of self reset contacts and hand reset flag indicators.3 All current transformers shall have insulation level and short time rating as per main switchgear. 2. 2.2 The primary & secondary connections shall be clearly labelled. All current transformers shall be dimensioned to carry continuously a current of 120% of the rated current. 2. The relays shall conform to IS 3231 or BS 3950 and BS 142. 2. Rated secondary voltage shall be 110 V/√3 unless otherwise specified. RELAYS AND OTHER ACCESSORIES: 2. A set of test block and test lead for necessary secondary injection tests shall be included. Fuse pullers shall be provided. 2.12 VOLTAGE/POTENTIAL TRANSFORMER (PT): 2. 2.12. b) Shall be of drawout type suitable for flush mounting.2 The PT shall have synthetic resin insulation and be of single phase type.3 Each incomer / feeder shall be equipped with relays as detailed in the specific requirements.capacitor switching.11.11.1 The current transformers shall have synthetic cast resin insulation and be of the single phase type.11.2 Relays shall be provided with hand reset type contacts. Fuses shall be provided with plungers and shall be visible without removal of fuse from service.3 PT shall be capable of withstanding thermal and mechanical stresses resulting from short circuit and momentary current rating of breaker/switches. The ratios shall be as per the specific requirements. with number of cores as per the specific requirements. 155 .12.1 All relays shall be of switchboard pattern.13. 2. as indicated in the specific requirement.13.

utilising all available light. 4 wires supply.2 Push Buttons shall be heavy duty. Instrument and devices mounted on the face of the panels shall also be identified on the rear with the same number. 2. Phosphor bronze contacts shall be used on switches. The KW Meter and KWH meter shall be suitable for measuring unbalanced loads on a 3 . 156 . Each push button shall have minimum 2 NO + 2 NC contacts or as required.14 2. KW METERS.5 lead. The element shall be shock resistant and shielded from magnetic fields. moulded. 2.16 INDICATING LAMPS / PUSH BUTTONS: 2. KWH meter and voltmeter shall operate on 415V 3φ. voltmeter and KW meter shall be of moving iron static type.17. supply. rated 10 A at operating voltage. 2. The lamp covers shall preferably be unbreakable.1 Ammeter.1 These shall be switchboard type.5 lag .phase.16.15.F meters shall be 0. 4 wire systems.2 All control switches shall be rotary. transducers etc that are required shall be included in the scope of supply. push to actuate type with coloured button and inscription marked with its function. Push button colour shall be as follows a) Stop/off Red b) Start/ON Green c) ResetYellow d) Test Black 2. AMMETERS. These shall operate on 415V. VOLTMETERS.2.15 POWER FACTOR METERS: 2.1 Control and meter selection switches shall have integral name plate and for all other devices. All auxiliary equipment such as shunts. Lamps shall be provided with screwed translucent covers to diffuse light. low power consumption LED type lamps complete with necessary resistors.0. All indicating meters shall be of taut band type.17. The covers shall be of shadow proof design.5 Indicating instruments shall be flush mounted digital type. the same shall be located below the respective devices. Size of the instruments shall be 45 x 45 mm. KWH METERS: 2. The KW Meter. Push button shall be shrouded type except for emergency trip button (if provided).14. back connected type having cam operation contact mechanism. which shall be mushroom type for easy identification.16.1 The range of P.17 CONTROL SWITCHES/SELECTOR SWITCHES: 2. 2.13. heat resistant material and shall be provided with chromium plated bezels. Ammeters for motor feeders shall be of extended scale type.

meters. 2.4 Control switch for DG and Incomer panels shall have one set of lost motion spare contacts. operating handles. Bus wires from panel to panel shall be wired through necessary control terminals. DC supply required for protection/ indication/ tripping shall be taken from the above wire bus bars through protective fuses. relays etc shall be mounted at the front of the switchgear panels.75 meters.19 CONTROL FUSES: 2.2 Separate DC Insulated wire buses shall be provided. suitable to read phase to phase voltages.1 All control fuses shall be of HRC link type conforming to IS 2208.19.5 Ammeter selector switches shall be with off position and with make before break feature and shall have 3 positions to read the three phase currents.18. "TRIP" "TRIP CIRCUIT HEALTHY" and “SPRING CHARGED”.18. Voltmeter selector switches shall also be of 3 positions and off position.3 Suitable fuses and links shall be provided for individual circuits for protection and also for isolation from bus wire without disturbing the other circuits."OFF".17.17.18. Ammeters and Voltmeters are to be provided with selector switches.3 The handle of control switches used for circuit breaker operation shall turn clockwise for closing and anti-clockwise for tripping and shall be spring return to neutral from close/trip with lost motion device. All fuses and links shall be provided with suitable identification labels. Each panel shall have indicating lamps for "ON". closing circuits.18.17. 2. 157 .1 Auxiliary DC and AC supply shall be derived from the incoming source of the panel with suitable control arrangements for indication circuits. 2.4 Panel heaters and thermostats shall be provided in all the panels.17. 2. 2. The instruments shall not be mounted less than one metre or more than two metres from the floor level. space heaters etc.2. 2.18 AUXILIARY SUPPLY: 2. 2.6 The control switches. Breaker Control switches wherever provided shall be so designed that when released by the operator it shall automatically return to a neutral position. Operating handles shall not be mounted at a height more than 1. They shall be fitted in sequence with lock to avoid inadvertent operation and shall be arranged such that after passing the "closed" position the control switch cannot be moved into the "Closed" position again without passing the "open " position. 2.

1100V grade multi stranded flexible copper conductor of size 1.20. at the end to connect to the station earthing system.20 CONTROL WIRING: 2. 2. 2. 2.23 CABLE CHAMBER: 158 .2 The voltage transformer wiring shall be done by FRLS / HRPVC insulated. 2.20.1 Stud type terminals with identification ferrules shall be used. The colour coding shall be as per IS 375. Interlocking type ferrules shall be used.21.6 All CT wiring shall be terminated on shorting and disconnecting type terminals.4 All spare contacts of switches / relays shall be wired up to the terminal blocks. All terminals shall be suitable for terminating 2 wires from bottom and top side of the terminal block.5 sq.3 AC and DC wiring are to be distinguishable function wise.20.20. Wherever necessary the wires should be run in cable troughs and the wiring should be routed so that the same remains away from areas where electrical flame or flash over may occur.1 Hard synthetic material / acrylic designation tags shall be embossed on all the switchboards and individual compartments. It shall extend throughout and solidly connect all panels in a line with proper terminals. Local dependent marking as well as remote end dependent marking may be indicated in the ferruling at terminal blocks.22. shall be provided.21 NAME PLATE: 2. The terminal arrangement at the ends shall be suitable for connection by 50x6 mm GI flat and shall be complete in the bimetallic washers etc.5 sq.20. However not more than one wire shall be terminated from either side on any terminal.1 An earth bus of requisite section not less than 40mmx10mm Alluminium strip. 2. No conduit or cables shall be carried through the bus bar chamber. AC and DC terminals are to be separated by shrouded terminal separators and colour of AC and DC terminals shall be distinct for easy and all the current transformer and DC control wiring shall be of the same type of cable as specified above with conductor size of 2. 2.22 EARTHING: 2. 2.2. All wires carried within the switchgear enclosure shall be HRPVC insulated and neatly arranged so as to be readily accessible and to be easily replaceable.20. 2.5 20% extra spare terminals shall be provided.

for each type of module a) Detailed internal wiring diagram of each type of module. protection. Colour shade of final paint shall be RAL 7032 (epoxy based). Cable alleys shall consist of cable supporting arrangement so that the load of the cable does not act on the terminals. instruments. The cable termination arrangement for multiple cables shall permit connection and disconnection of individual cables without disturbing the other cables. Deviations indicated in the guaranteed technical particulars (or) elsewhere shall not be considered / accepted.1. etc.2 After preparation of the under surface.24. Panel finish shall be free from imperfections like pin holes.2. Fabricated structure shall be pickled and then rinsed to remove any trace of acid.24.0 GENERAL: Deviations from our specification (if any) shall be brought out separately clause wise and explicitly.24 PAINTING 2. Each panel shall have a separate cable alley. fixing arrangements and loading details Schematic control diagrams to cover controls. space heaters.3 4. 4. interlocks. rear & side elevations. The under surface shall be made free from all imperfections before undertaking finishing coat.4 159 .1 The position of the cable chamber shall be such that the cables can be safely taken and carried through one meter trench at the bottom of the switchgear line up and the jointing carried out in a convenient and satisfactory manner. 3.1. ferrule numbers and the external cable connection designations. clearances recommended in front and back.3 All unpainted steel parts shall be cadmium plated or suitably treated to prevent rust corrosion. front elevation. Overall outline dimensions and general arrangement including plan.2 LIST OF DRAWINGS The supplier shall furnish the following drawings for the switchgear. 4. then these shall be greased. 2. 2. If these parts are on moving element.1. including terminal block numbers. the switchgear panel shall be spray painted with two coats of final paint. 4. orange peels. The under surface shall be prepared by applying a coat of phosphate paint and a coat of yellow zinc chromate primer.. 2. rust. 4.1 All metal surfaces shall be thoroughly cleaned and degreased to remove mill scale. The finished panel shall be dried in staving oven in dust free atmosphere. run off paint etc. grease and dirt.23. Switchgear layout plan including floor openings. Special warning labels shall be provided on removable covers (or) doors giving access to cable terminals and bus bars.24.1.

VT’s. The supplier shall ensure that the characteristics of the CT’s. which may be necessary for correct operation of the switchgear. indicating the Manufacturer’s type. rating.5 Inter panel interconnection wiring diagram including terminal numbers and ferrule numbers. contactors. if any. CT’s. Pre commissioning tests. 4. quantity & special notes. Rated voltages. earthing details and constructional features. 4. current. Unpacking.1. Precautions to be taken during operation and maintenance work. (a) (b) The supplier shall be entirely responsible for the correctness of the internal wiring diagrams. The manual shall be furnished at the time of dispatch of the equipment and shall include the following aspects: a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) j) k) Outline dimension drawings showing relevant cross-sectional views.b) Itemized bill of material for each module. breakers. switches. Handling at site. Storage for prolonged duration. fuses.g.6 5 TEST CERTIFICATES Type test certificates of all standard component parts. PT’s and all other devices offered by him are such as to be suitable for the purpose for which they are intended. e. relays. fuses. 6 INSTRUCTION MANUALS The supplier shall furnish specified number of copies of the instruction manual which would contain detailed instructions for all operational & maintenance requirement. duty-cycle and all other technical information. and for the standard factory built assembly shall be submitted by the supplier. listing all devices mounted and also otherwise furnished like cable glands. 160 . Each type of protection relay and circuit breaker release characteristics.1. Erection. protection relays. Operating procedures Maintenance procedures. Catalogue numbers of all components liable to be replaced during the life of the switchgear.


Introduction This specification is intended for design, manufacture, testing at manufacturer’s works, delivering to site of APFC panel (switch able in steps) for the improvement of power factor. The equipment to be offered under this specification shall be of proven design.


Codes and Standards All the equipments covered under this specification shall be designed, manufactured and tested in accordance with the latest relevant Indian standards and IEC codes. In the event of any contradiction because of the stipulations made by the above standards, the stringent of the two shall govern. IS 13340 capacitors for power system IS 3231 Electrical relays for power system Protection IS 2705 Current Transformers IS 1248 Direct acting electrical indicating instruments IS 2147 Degree of protection IS 5578 Marking & arrangement of switchgear, bus bars, main connection and auxiliary wiring Scope of work The scope of design, manufacture, testing at manufacturer's works and supply of equipment covered under this specification shall include but not necessarily be limited to the following: Design, engineering and fabrication of panels as per specification. Supply and mounting of all the equipments specified. Capacitors are covered separately. Internal wiring between all equipments up to the terminal blocks and inter panel wiring. Preparation and furnishing of all data / drawings / documents in eight sets. Testing of panels and the mounted equipments at works. General 440V capacitor banks are intended for supplying compensating leading VARs at substations, thereby improving the overall power factor of the plant. Capacitor units shall be mounted inside the APFC panel, in separate cubicles. APFC panels complete with necessary controls, protections and accessories as per the specific requirements listed in this specification shall be supplied.


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Design & constructional requirements

The 440 V capacitor banks shall be in a self supporting, floor mounting type APFC panel with degree of protection of enclosure IP42 as per relevant standard. Minimum thickness of sheet steel shall be 2.5 mm. Control and protection elements for 440 V capacitor banks shall be mounted on the capacitor bank panel itself. 3.2.2 All doors and openings shall be provided with neoprene gaskets. Doors shall have panel locks and all hinges shall be concealed types. 3.2.3 A suitable removable undrilled gland plate (MS 3mm thick) shall be provided for cable entry from bottom. 3.2.4 The Main earth bus shall be run at the bottom of panel. The size shall be of 50 x 6 mm GI flat. Each capacitor unit body shall be connected to the main earth flat by means of 8 SWG GI. Wire. All metallic supports shall be earthed. 3.2.5 All instruments and power factor correction relay (PFCR) shall be neatly arranged on the front side and shall be flush mounted. PFCR relay shall be microprocessor based type programmable relay, which has following features. i. Based on the current & Voltage input and the target power factor setting the relay should process it self and switch on the required capacitors. ii. The dead band range shall be such that it prevents hunting of capacitor. iii. Digital setting of individual parameters including target power factor and step limit. iv. Automatic self adjustment to any capacitor step value. v. Digital indication of power factor, present parameters. vi. No-volt release feature to immediately disconnect all capacitors in the event of power failure. vii. Plug-in terminal connection. viii. Indication and elimination of defect capacitor steps. ix. No. of steps shall be as per the BOQ. x. The relay shall display visual alarms of the following conditions: - Failure to achieve the target PF - Harmonic over loading - Step failure 3.2.6 The supplier shall design/select the required component confirming to IS/IEC standards to make the system to complete. 3.2.7 The current carrying capacity of capacitor and its associated power circuit (switch, fuse, contactors) shall be adequately designed to carry a maximum current of 1.8 times (due to harmonic loading) the rated current of current of capacitor. 3.2.8 The Protection circuit shall be, by means of fuse, designed in such a way that it protects the capacitor from thermal loading, while the current exceeds 1.8 times rated current, and short circuit. 3.2.10 The APFC Panel shall be provided with proper ventilation. Successful bidder shall submit the heat loss calculation. 3.2.11 The interconnection between the individual capacitors and the contactors shall be made through flexible copper cables of adequate current carrying capacity. 3.2.12 The Main bus bar shall be made of suitable size aluminium conductor.

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Control Elements All the control elements required for the satisfactory and safe operation of capacitor bank like relays, contactors, protective relays, fuses, control switches, selector switches, indicating instruments, timer & push buttons shall be housed in a well ventilated, free standing, floor mounting type sheet steel panel. The panel shall be provided with two nos. earthing terminals, un drilled cable gland plate, space heater and cubicle illumination lamp. Both manual and automatic control of power factor correction shall be provided. Auto/manual selector switch for the above shall be provided on the capacitor control panel. The control supply should be tapped from main I/C supply. Minimum 20% of spare contacts shall be provided in each contactor/relay. Spare shall be separately marked and wired to the TB. An out-off-balance current relay shall be provided to give visual/audible warning. Fail-safe feature shall be incorporated to prevent leading power factor from every occurring. Tests and Inspection All the acceptance tests as per relevant IS / IEC Standards shall be carried out in presence of purchaser / his representative.

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Packing and Despatch

All the equipments covered under this specification shall be properly packed and despatched to the purchaser’s site to avoid damage during transit and storage at site.


2.5 3. The capacitor shall be designed to carry a maximum current of 1.0 3.8 times the rated current of capacitor continuously.1 Design and Construction Requirements General The 440V capacitor banks are intended for supplying leading VAR’s at substations.2 3.0 Codes and Standards All the equipments covered under this specification shall be designed. the stringent of the two shall govern. 440V capacitor banks complete with necessary protections and accessories as per specific requirements listed in this specification shall be supplied. transporting to purchaser’s site of 440V capacitor banks. all metallic supports etc.4 3. In the event of any contradiction because of the stipulations made by the above standards. The 440V capacitor banks shall be mounted in a self supporting. 3. in accordance with IEC-871. The 440V capacitor units shall be of APP type. 3. required for improvement of power factor.C) 1.0 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION FOR 440V CAPACITOR Scope This specification is intended for design. thereby improving the overall power factor of the plant.3 Capacitor Banks The 440V capacitor banks shall be connected in Delta formation. The components shall be suitably de-rated.2.2. manufactured and tested in accordance with the latest relevant Indian Standards and IEC codes. testing at manufacture’s works. manufacture.2. flat provided at the bottom of APFC panel.2.2.2 3. nuts and washers suitable for connecting 8 SWG Cu. wire. Two earthing terminals complete with bolts. IS 13340 : Mixed dielectric Capacitors for power systems IS 7752 : Guide for improvement of power factor at consumer’s installations 3. 2. Proper earth continuing shall be ensured for each capacitor unit.1 3. floor mounting type APFC panel. The capacitor units shall be hermetically sealed for complete for protection against leaks. which in turn to be connected to 50 x 6 mm tinned Cu. The control and protection elements for 440V capacitor banks shall be mounted on the panel.6 164 .

2 165 . by means of fuse / MCCB.3. while the actual current exceeds 1. Discharge Resistor The capacitor units shall be provided with internal discharge resistors built into the unit to reduce the residual voltage to a safe value within the time specified in the relevant Indian Standard after the capacitors have been disconnected from the supply.2 4.0 4. 3. Type test certificates of the identical Routine test reports shall be submitted for scrutiny.1 4.7 3. protection circuit shall be designed.1 Suitable. and short circuit.0.0. Tests and Inspection All the acceptance tests as per IS 13340 shall be carried out in the presence of purchaser / his representative.8 3. The capacitor shall be suitably protected against over voltage.8 times rated current of capacitor. Capacitor units shall also be protected against the internal faults and effected units shall be automatically and immediately isolated in the event of such faults. by the APFC panel supplier to protect the capacitor from overloading.3.3 3. The units shall also be protected against internal faults and the affected banks shall be isolated.2.3.2.

PF Meter -.Mains Supply failure monitor (Voltage Sensing ) -. KW Meter. cubicle type.OFF / Manual / Auto / Test Selector Switch -. -.Battery Charger consisting of: Transformer / Rectifier with surge protection Network DC Voltmeter DC Ammeter Selector Switch for Trickle. comprising of TP Contactor with HRC Fuses for MAINS TP Contactor with HRC Fuses & Thermal Overload Relay for ALTERNATOR TP Motorized Air Circuit Breaker for MAINS TP Motorized Air Circuit Breaker for ALTERNATOR ] Above 380 KVA Neutral Contactors for MAINS & ALTERNATOR Voltmeters with Selector Switches f or MAINS & ALTERNATORS Ammeter with Selector Switch Current Transformers Frequency Meter KWH Meter.Control Unit incorporating 3 impulse Automatic Engine Start / Stop and “Failure to Start” lockout. Off & Boost Selector Switch for Current Adjust ] Up to 380 KVA ] ] against deletion of ] Battery ] Charging ] Alternator in Engine ] -.D) SPECIFICTIONS FOR STANDARD AUTOMATIC MAINS FAILURE PANEL Floor mounting.Supply Failure Timer -. Automatic Mains Failure Panel.Restoration Timer -.Impulse Counter with locking and reset facility -.Control Circuit ON / OFF Switch LAMP INDICATION & TRIP ANNUNCIATION SCHEME: Condition Indication 166 Trip .

When the Mains Supply is restored. 10 secs. the alternator switchgear closes automatically after the preset time of 1-10 secs. We do not recommend plug type relays. the conditions of Mains Failure are stimulated as explained in Auto Model above without disturbing the supply through Mains Switchgear. it gives further two impulses. the “Restoration Timer” operates.AMF Test WORKING OF THE PANEL: a.Alternator Contactor ON / OFF -. 167 . and all its functions are carried out manually by means of “ Engine Start / Stop” and “Alternator Contractor ON / OFF” Push Buttons. b. If the Engine starts at the first impulse. if the engine does not start. On starting of the engine. the load is automatically transferred to the Mains. the “Mains Supply Failure Monitor” operates after a preset time of approx. the unit shuts off. activating the audio-visual alarm for “Set fails to Start”.Engine Start / Stop -. the unit shuts off.Annunciation Mains ON Generator On Load on MAINS Load on GENERATOR Low Lube Oil Pressure High Water Temperature Overspeed ( 625 KVA and above ) Set Fails to Start (with Alarm) Push Buttons / Switches for : -. The Control Unit gives three starting impulses with an interval of 1-5 secs. Auto Mode: Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes --------Yes Yes Yes --- When the Mains supply fails. and after the preset time of 10 secs.Mains Contactor OFF -. If not. c.. This actuates the “3 impulse Engine Start” control. Manual Mode: The DG Set operates as a standard manual operated set. and the Generator shuts down. Test Mode: By operating the “AMF Test” Push Button. during which time.

Miniature circuit breaker shall be SP. TP or TPN and of the current rating all as specified elsewhere or on the drawings. Distribution boards shall contain bolted type miniature circuit breakers mounted on bus bars. in addition to the terminals for the incoming mains. An earth bar of size similar to the neutral bar shall also be provided. all MCBs shall have minimum interrupting capacity of 10 kA. All circuit identification card. MCB shall conform to BS. DP. A fault on one phase of a 3-phase circuit shall trip all phases. Miniature circuit breakers shall be quick-make. All Distribution boards external to the building shall be enclosed in a weatherproof mild steel construction feeder pillar complete with hinged and lockable steel doors. suitable for flush or surface installation as required in the positions. quick-break type with trip-free mechanism.E) SPECIFICTIONS FOR DISTRIBUTION BOARDS Distribution boards offered shall be suitable for operation on 440 V AC and metal clad type with lockable hinged door. 168 . closed or tripped position. Phase barriers shall be fitted and all live parts shall be screened from the front. Ample clearance shall be provided between all live metal and the earthed case and adequate space for all incoming and outgoing cables. within clear plastic case with metal frame. shall be provided within each Distribution boards. Neutral busbars shall be provided with the same number of terminals as there are single ways on the boards. An allowance of 25% spare ways shall be made on all distribution boards. All Distribution boards shall be with isolator/MCB and earth leakage circuit breaker as specified.

putting earth electrode.1. suitable size round C. 3. The Earth Pit shall cover alternate layers of salt and charcoal. Single-phase equipments shall have one earth.6. cover say 12" did. necessary Brickwork with plastering and finishing. Medium Voltage and 3 phase L.15 mm thick. Funnel and test Link shall be housed in Masonry Inspection Chamber with C.2. providing suitable test link.4 SPECIFICATIONS OF EARTHING INSTALLATION 1. by means of socket fixed by crimping method. systems & equipments shall have two Distinct earths. around 3 Mtrs deep approximate 6'' dia bore in any soil including rock. 25 mm dia class ‘B’ GI pipe with funnel with wire-mesh shall be provided for watering purpose. 3. GENERAL: This Section relates to supply installation. testing and commissioning of the “Earthing System” strictly in accordance with IS-3043 (Latest Edition) and generally as specified below: 2. Non-current carrying Metal Parts of the equipments shall be earthed. or nearest standard size . If earthing leads are wires these shall be necessarily connected. If Multiple Earthing Stations are to be provided. Earthing leads shall be securely connected to equipments / structures etc. 300 x 300 mm hinged cover shall be ground level. All Electrical Equipments shall be properly earthed. 3. Earth Resistance at Earth Electrode shall be less than one Ohm all times. the Earthing Stations shall be separated 169 . (minimum) long is also specified as Earth Electrodes.4.I. 3.5 Mtrs.I. Continuous earthing shall be provided by means of suitable size Bare G. INSTALLATION PARTICULARS: 3. Earth Strips laid outdoor shall be buried in ground at 600 mm depth. suitable inspection chamber. black cotton soil if required. Earth electrodes shall be as specified either 600 x 600 x 6 mm GI plate or Copper Plate of same size but 3.S. OR Earthing using Maintenance free Earth stations including supply of earth electrode.5. The main Earth conductor shall be laid in Trenches / On wall / on structures as the case may be and shall be earthed through Earth Electrodes around the Factory Building / Plant Building. special compound. 3. special compound. SYSTEM: There shall an “EARHING GRID”. 3. / Copper / PVC insulated copper strips or suitable bare GI/copper wires. 40 mm dia GI pipe 2. 3. Test Link shall be provided.I.T.

B’s g) Transformer Neutral 50 x 6 mm GI strip 40 x 6 mm GI strip 32 x 6 mm GI strip 32 x 3 mm GI strip 25 x 3 mm GI strip 10 SWG GI Wire Copper strip Size as per transformer rating h) Metering C.T’s.’s minimum distance of 5 Mtrs.10.T’s / P. 3. All joints shall overlap by minimum 50 mm GI Earth Strip joints shall be Properly welded and coated with 2 coats of black bitumen paint. centre to centre.9. Size of GI Earth-strip for earthing shall be generally under: a) HT Switch-yard/Earthing station: b) Switch-boards up to 800 Amps: c) Other switch-boards and motors including 50HP and above.A’s & TVM Box (double earthing) i) Lighting Conductor System 25 mm x 5 mm copper 32 x 6 mm GI strip 4.B.S. L.S. d) Motors less than 50HP up to and including 20HP e) Motors less than 20HP f) P.D. *** 170 .) Earthing General Requirements given in earthing schedule. EARTHING STATIONS: (General Requirements subject to variation depending on other considerations from project to project. 3.D.

where combination of ambient temperature and temperature rise due to load results in conductor temperature not exceeding 90’ C under normal operation. Cables manufactured under any other process will not be acceptable. provided with conductor screening of semi-conducting compound.e CCV process and necessary documentary evidence for the same shall be submitted.5 SPECIFICATIONS OF HT & LT CABLES HT POWER CABLES Scope The specification covers the Design.G. The limit of the voltage stress shall be such that the life of the cable is more than 25 yrs. supply. Design of Cables The cables shall be suitable for laying in ground and trenches. cores lipid together with suitable fillers in the interacts. XPLE insulation and insulation screen shall be extruded in one operation. The short circuit current due to single line to ground fault of the specified duration shall be passed through a combination of non-magnetic metallic screen and armoured provided in the cable. 171 . galvanised steel strip[ armoured. galvanised single flat steel strip armoured and overall PVC outer sheathed cable suitable 11 / 22 / 33 KV (E) earthed.. laying and commissioning of 3 core 11 / 22 / 33 kV armoured Aluminium XLPE cables. The voltage stress shall be uniform over the conductor and the insulation. and 250’C under short circuit condition. Cables for high voltage applications shall be of heavy duty.0 mm. dry cross linked polyethylene insulated (XLPE) with nominal thickness of 6. with extruded PVC inner sheath. manufacture and performance of the three core HT cables covered under the specification shall comply with BS and other specific requirements stipulated in the specification.S. This shall be supported by calculations/test report/accelerated ageing test. Further the conductor screen. Unless otherwise specified the cable. The cable shall be suitable for use. Cross Linked Polyethylene Cables The salient features of the cables that are to be supplied/installed are cross linked polyethylene insulated XLPE 3 core aluminium conductor. covered with extruded PVC inner sheath. comprising of compact circular stranded (rm/v) aluminium conductor. cable jointing kits/ terminations and process shall conform to the latest applicable British Standards. screened extruded semi conducting XLPE compound and copper tape. and overall PVC outer sheathed suitable for laying directly in ground or in cement concrete ducts/stoneware pipe. The XLPE insulation provided shall be of dry curing process i. manufacture. despatch. cables to be supplied. Standards The design. shop and laboratory testing. General Construction Salient Electrical and Mechanical characteristic of U. provided with insulation screening over individual cores. consisting of extruded semi-conducting compound and copper tape as metallic screening.

Metallic part x) Inner Sheath xi) Core Identification xii) xiii) Armouring Outer sheath Thickness 172 . As per BS As per BS .No. non magnetic cable As Specified in BOQ Solidly Conductor Stranded Conductor Semi Conducting compound by extrusion As per BS vii) As per BS viii) Semi-conducting compound over the insulation Copper tape(s) Extruded inner sheath applied on laid up cores and its thickness as per BS Coloured strips applied on cores or different colouring of XLPE insulation or By numerals (1. i) ii) iii) iv) v) vi) Particulars of HT Cables Type of Cable Voltage Grade System Earthing Conductor Conductor screening Insulation Properties and process of application Nominal thickness of insulation Insulation screening -Non metallic part Three Core Cables Three core armoured.Technical Particulars of HT Cables. S.3) either by applying numbered strips or by printing on the cores.2.

LT POWER CABLES a.1 mm + 0. Yellow. Yellow. Particulars of LT Cables 2/3/4 core LT Cables i) ii) iii) iv) Size of Cable Voltage Rating Conductor Material Insulation -Type -Tolerance As per Single Line Diagram 650/ V/1100 V Plain Aluminium Type A PVC Compound 0. As per BS Magnetic type v) Identification of Core vi) Laying of cores in case of multi core CABLES Inner sheath thickness Armoured Outer sheath -Type . SCOPE: This Section relates to supply. testing and commissioning of medium voltage cables. Black Reduced Neutral: Black Right hand lay for outer most layer successive layers in opposite layers.Thickness vii) viii) ix) ST PVC compound BS Extrusion As per BS 173 . Blue. B) Cables shall be laid in one piece length and no straight through joint shall be allowed.Process of application . Structures or on the wall or in RCC trench. Black.S. c. TECHNICAL PARTICULARS OF LT CABLES S.1 nominal thickness of insulation Single core cable: Red. Yellow & Blue Four Core Cable: Red. SYSTEM: A) All cables are required to be laid either in excavated trench or on M. b. installation.No. Blue or Neutral (non pigmented) Two Cores cable: Red & Black Three Core cable: Red.

While removing cables the drums shall be properly mounted on jacks or a cable wheel. they should be rolled in the direction of the arrow. Where cables cross one another. 174 . the bending radius of individual cores of a multi core cable shall not be less than 15 times its overall diameter. 5 Separation Cables of different voltages and also power and control cables should be kept in different trenches of racks with adequate separation. It should be ensured that both ends of the cable are properly sealed to prevent absorption of moisture during transportation. However. At joints and termination. Wherever practicable. except were otherwise specified shall be at least 200 mm. brick bats etc. The entire cable length shall as far as possible be laid in one stretch. The cable shall be pulled lover rollers in the trench steadily and uniformly without jerks and strains. Where more than one cable is to be laid in the same trench in horizontal formation. Power and communication cables shall as far as possible co\ross at right angles. Where available space is restricted. The minimum width of trench for laying single cable shall be 350 mm. The LT cable shall be laid at a depth of not less than 750 mm. dry sand cushion of not less than 75mm. 2. The trench shall then be provided with a layer of clean. storage. Where gradients and changes in depth are unavoidable. the cable of higher voltage shall be laid at a lower level than the cable of lower voltage. HT cables shall be laid at a depth of 1000mmm. where this is not possible the remainder of the cable may be removed by ‘Flaking’. 4 Bending Radius The minimum safe bending radius for all types of PVC and XLPE cables shall be taken as 12 times and 15 time the overall diameter of the cables respectively.d. Where power cables are laid in proximity to communication cables the horizontal and vertical clearances shall not normally be less than 300 mm. the width of trench shall be increased such that the inter-axial spacing between the cables. 3 Cable Laying and Handling and the Cables shall be laid in full standard lengths unless the route length exceeds the standard length of a drum. LV/MV cable shall be laid above HV cables. marked on the drum. INSTALLATION: 1. larger radius should be adopted. The bottom of the trench shall be level and free from stone. these shall be gradual. Sufficient number of sealing caps shall be available at site to ensure sealing of cable ends in case in of part use of drum. etc. When cable drums have to be moved over short distances. There shall be a clearance of at least 150 mm between axis of the end cables sides of the trench.

another layer of good quality clean river sand 75 mm thick should be laid and gently pulled on to the top of the cable to form a depth of 75mm from the top of the cable. The top most cable shall have final sand covering not less 75 mm before the protective cover is laid. Where cables have been drawn the ends shall be plugged with bituminized hession tape over the 175 . Where more than one cable is to be laid in the same trench. a sand cushion of 300 mm shall be provided over the initial bed before second tier is laid. or lawns are cut or curb stone displaced. and 150 mm diameter for more than one cable depending on the diameter.1 kV grade.(bricks to be laid breadth wise) for the full length of the cable. Sand Cushion When the cable has been properly straightened the trench shall be covered with 75 mm thick layer of good quality clean river sand cushion then the cables shall be lifted and placed over the sand cushion. in successive layers not exceeding 300 mm. Were road berm. these shall be made and all excess earth removed from site. The pulling shall be done by hand and in such a manner as to provide good bedding for the protective cable covers like tiles or bricks. Top of pipe shall be not less than 750/1000 mm for LT/HT cables from the top surface unless otherwise required. The trenches shall be than backfilled with excavated earth free from stone or other debris and shall be rammed watered in necessary. For road. mm of cables up to 1. any other suitable method of direct handling and laying can be adopted When the cable has been properly straightened. open on racks as per requirement. or reinforced cement concrete. For short runs and sizes up to 25 sq. unless otherwise specified a crown of earth shall be formed to allow for subsidence. In the case of vertical multi-tier formation after the first cable has been laid.6 Laying ducts or Cables shall be laid direct in ground. 8 Brick Protection Unless otherwise specified. LT the cables shall be protected by second class bricks of not less than 200x100 x100 mm (nominal size) as per building specification or protection covers placed on top of the sand. If additional tiers are formed. masonry trench. each of the subsequent tiers also shall have a sand cushion of 300 mm as stated above. this protective covering shall cover all the cables and project at least 50 mm over the sides of end cables. 7. 9 Pipe Ducts good. The minimum envelop cushion around the cable shall not be less than 150 mm. Pipe shall be of at least 100mm dia for a single cable. GI. the cores are tested for continuity and insulation resistance and the cable is then measured. Pipe ducts not used shall be plugged on both sides with lean cement mortar. suitable moisture seal tape shall be used for this purpose. entry into buildings and paved areas cables shall be either drawn in ducts or in pipes of CI. Again. pipes/closed ducts. In case of PVC cables. All pipes shall be provided with a fish wire.

cables shall be laid on racks and cables trays. the run Trays 176 .cables for water proofing. to earth 11. ready made bends. Insulation test of the cable shall be carried out between phases and phase before unwinding the drum. 12 Laying of cables shall be carried out by skilled and experienced labourers using adequate rollers to minimize stretching of the cable/external damage to cables. reducers shall be provided to match of cables. Where necessary. cables 16 Distinguishing markers shall be provided on both cable ends for identification.0m.v. with clamps. The glass content in the finished product shall be about 50%-60%. every 13 Approved GI cable markers shall be provided along the route of the cable at 30 meters distance. 10 Cable drums shall be checked for any damage in transit. Fixing both for the jointing go the tray and fixing of the trays on the structure shall be with stainless steel or approved type of corrosion resistant fixtures. rooms and sub. Inside buildings. The trays shall be fire resistant and also conform to relevant BS. For longer distances and at bends draw-pits of adequate size shall be provided to facilitate drawing in of cable. For lengthy cables cable tags shall be provided at every 30 Meters and at road crossings. Cable tags shall be provided at both ends cables indicating size of the cable and From / To information. are for outdoor use and shall be resistant to u. radiation. 15 Distance between two adjacent cables shall be kept equal to cable diameter and shall be clamped properly to keep the cables in positions. 14 Cables in built-up trench shall be laid on MS clamps/supports to be fixed on side walls or top slab of the trench. Jointing of cable trays shall be with fish pates to match the dimension of the cable tray. Trays shall be fabricated in standard length of 3.stations masonry ducts where CC covers or chequer plates are provided. Cable trays shall be perforated type trays. Material shall be both acid resistant as well as corrosion resistant to saline atmosphere. The draw pit shall be provided width cement concrete reinforced cover of approved design. tees. E CABLE TRAYS FRP (Fibre glass Reinforced Plastic) cable trays shall be manufactured frim fibre glass moulded or formed by any accepted technique with an mixture of resin. (For underground cables).

etc. Neutral. shall be looped at out-let points. h) All fixing accessories such as clips. Each lighting circuit shall not have more than ten outlets or 800 watts whichever is lower 177 . as required. connector socket outlet. rails. etc. The following shall be needed to be included in the point wiring.) Socket outlet (in the case of socket outlet points. f) earth g) Earth wire from three pin socket outlet point / fan regulator to common PVC Conduit / Casing Capping from Switch board to Point. switch and fan regulator etc. a) b) Switch Modular Version. lamp holder. d) Wires for phase. a) b) c) d) Ceiling rose and connector (in the case of ceiling exhaust fan points) Back plate (in case of fluorescent fitting with down rods. Ceiling rose or connector as required. 1 Type of Wiring Wiring is to be done in looping system of wiring without any jointing. j) Wires lopping the same switch board and inter connections between points on the same circuit. i) Connections to ceiling rose. phil plugs. Where one/two/three lighting fixture are controlled from one switch. porcelain tubing where cables passes through wall. c) Any special or suitable round block for neatly housing the connector and covering the fan hook in case of fan point. k) Providing fish wire in conduits while recessed conducting work is undertaken. e) Wooden box. Earth from switch board to light point. bushed conduit. Phase wires shall be looped in switch control points & neutral. wooden pluge. wiring will be from switch to fixture.S-6 SPECIFICATIONS FOR POINT WIRING . Plate. 2 Points Wiring circuit Point wiring shall include all works necessary to complete wiring of a switch of any length from the Light Fan Bell point to the following via the switch.) Lamp holder (in case of wall brackets. screws. bulk head and similar fittings). and Surface / Concealed Box etc.

forming part of the casing-n-capping system shall be adequately supported. Every conductor shall be provided with identification ferrules at both ends matching the drawings. horizontal or vertical placement from the switch board. The box completed with covers to be fixed with screws. The conduit entry in a switch box must be through a bush adaptor. In long distance straight runs of conduit.e. tees. forming part of the conduit system shall be adequately supported. unions. . 178 spacers. Reinstatement should be done with plastering to the original surface of the wall. All conduits accessories shall be PVC grip type. i. E. dia shall be used. junction The casing-n-capping shall be individually fixed using galvanized screws at every 600 mm. 2. tees. If casing-n-capping are liable to mechanical they shall be adequately protected. (three cores i. boxes etc. fans etc. drop point.and 3 KW for power circuit. Conduit pipes shall be fixed by heavy gauge galvanized PVC saddles and The conduit pipes shall be individually fixed using galvanized screws at supported. Separate earth wire of appropriate size shall run in each casingn-capping for earthing. The chasing of wall should be done by a machine which makes an exact slot in the wall to accommodate the conduit.e. N. SURFACE PVC CASING-N-CAPPING WIRING All casing-n-capping shall be rigid PVC. ) insulated. No PVC conduit less than 20 mm. The under surface of the casing-n-capping including all bends. Junction box for lighting fixtures. shall be The casing-n-capping of each circuit or section shall be competed along with conductor are drawn in. Flexible wires for connection to appliances. The under surface of the conduit pipes including all bends. 4 SURFACE PVC CONDUIT WRING All conduits shall be rigid PVC conduits. & sheathed with strengthening wire. In no case it should be installed diagonally. junction boxes etc. inspection type couplers at adequately supported. (P. Conduit pipe shall be jointed by means of couplers and accessories only. Concealed PVC conduits in wall Conduits concealed in the wall should be installed in the rectangular fashion. etc. shall be surface mounted. unions. Each Conduit shall not hold more than three branch circuits. fans and pendants shall be 650/1100 V grade. All casing-n-capping accessories shall be PVC grip type. 3. The conduit should be properly secured in the slot by necessary hardware.

5cm.7 mm for conduit above 25 mm diameter. The size of conduit shall be selected in accordance with the number of wires permitted under table given below. 5.3 6. Conduit fittings shall not be used on conduit system exposed to weather. mm copper.4 179 . WIRES.0 6. without any burrs or kinks. The contractor shall submit to the consultant detail layout plan of conduit network containing particulars regarding size and routs of conduits. of wires carrying in each conduits.2 6. All junction boxes shall be of high dome type and 2 mm thick. sizes and location of switch boxes and other relevant details. Any discrepancy found in the drawing shall be brought to the notice of the consultant. Additional bends shall be inspection bends/boxes. no. Size of wires shall be not less than 1. 6. 6. inspection and junction boxes provided. Separate earth wire of appropriate size shall run in each conduit for earthing. General. The conduit shall be delivered to site of construction in original bundles and each length of conduit shall bear the label mark of manufacture. satisfy himself about the sufficiency of the number and size of conduit. Readies of such bends in conduit pipes shall not be less than 7. No length of conduit shall have more than the equivalent of two quarter bends from outlet. The consultant / Architects shall approve the layout any modification suggested by the consultant / Architects should be carried by the contractor.5 sq. fans etc. The junction boxes for lighting fixture. The system of wiring shall done with of single core FRLS PVC insulated Multi stranded copper conductor wire in PVC conduits concealed / exposed PVC conduits or Casing capping / above false ceiling. The minimum size of the conduit shall be of 25 mm dia unless otherwise indicated or approved. The conduit of each circuit or section shall be completed before conductors are drawn in. The entire system of conduit after erection shall be tested for mechanical and electrical continuity throughout and permanently connected to earth. PVC Conduit: PVC shall be of minimum wall thickness of 2 mm for conduit up to 25 mm diameter and 2. It conduit pipes are liable to mechanical damage they shall be adequately protected. Prior to laying and fixing of conduits / casing capping the contractor shall carefully examine the drawings indicating the layout of conduits / casing capping . location of junction boxes . shall be surface mounting. The boxes shall be complete with covers to be fixed with screws.All necessary bends in the system including diversion shall be done by bending pipes or by inserting normal or inspection type normal bends or by fixing inspection boxes whichever is more suitable.1 Material. The tubing must be perfectly circular. 6.

180 .00 2 - 25 mm S 8 6 5 3 B 6 4 3 2 32 mm S 14 12 8 8 B 10 8 6 6 S- Runs of conduits which have distance not exceeding 4. Conduit and junction boxes shall be kept in position while the wall / floor are under construction for which proper holdfasts shall be provided. mortar.Nominal Cross sec 20 mm area (mm) S B 1. Junction boxes and running joints shall be provided at suitable places to allow for subsequent extension if any. In case of recessed system. surface conduits shall be fixed by means of spacer bar saddle at intervals not more than 500 mm form both sides of fittings or accessories.00 3 2 6. Conduits shall be arranged so as to facilitate easy drawing of wires through them. bend or diversion may be required then the circular inspection boxes with adequate and suitable inlet and outlet shall be provided. No bend shall have radius less than 2. suitable provision for draining the water shall be made. Adequate junction boxes of approved make and size shall be provided. securely fixed to support by means of nuts and bolts / rawl plugs and GI machine screw. As far as possible diagonal run of conduit and adaptable boxes. unless unavoidable. Where called for. outlet boxes and switch boxes are installed in position their outlets shall be properly plugged or covered so that water. All conduit joints shall be fully weather tight. so that the conductors inside the conduit are accessible. junction boxes. Separate conduit shall be run for 15-amp power out let wiring. 8 BEND IN CONDUIT Where necessary. After the conduit. Where conduits cross expansion joint in the buildings adequate expansion fitting or other approved devices shall be used. Runs of conduits. each junction box shall be provided with a cover properly secured and flush with the finished wall/ ceiling surface. switch boxes and the like must be provided with entry spout and smooth PVC bushes. from the straight by more than 15 degree. The saddles shall be of 3 mm x 19 mm galvanized mild steel flat. back outlet boxes. insects or any other foreign matter does not enter into the conduit system. primed and painted. 9 FIXING OF CONDUIT.50 4 2 4. CONNECTIONS.25 m between draw boxes and which do not deflect from the straight by an angle more than 15 degree. Conduit stubs in floor slabs shall be kept as short as possible above the finished floor level in order to avoid any damage to them.5 times the outside the diameter of the conduit. All conduits shall be installed so as to avoid steam and hot water pipes. which deflect.50 5 3 2. To avoid traps where water may accumulate from condensation. Conduit system shall be erect and straight as far as possible. properly treated. B7.

10 SWITCH OUTLET AND JUNCTION BOXES All outlets for switch and other receptacles shall be equipped with rust proof outlet boxes of MS / polycarbonate as called for. 13 14.circuit. Where called for outlet boxes for receiving switches and fan regulators shall be of same make of switch and sockets with white polycarbonate modular cover plate 11 TELEPHONES AND NET SYSTEM. the conduit shall be thoroughly cleaned of moisture. Insulation shall be stripped off like sharpening of a pencil and it shall not be removed by cutting it square of wiring.I. JOINTS. dust. draw boxes. brass flat washer of large area and approved steel spring washers shall be used. Conduits for telephone and net system shall be at least 300 mm away from the electrical conduits. which cause breakage of conductor. No joint shall be made in conduits and junction boxes. lighting outlets. insulated wires of 650 / 1100 volt grade shall be used. socket outlets. For all internal wiring PVC. distribution boards. The drawing and jointing of copper conductor wires and cables shall be executed with due regard to the following precautions. In case of power circuit not more than two nos 15 amp power outlet shall be carried out with 4 sq mm PVC insulated copper conductor wire. While drawing insulated wires into the conduit care shall be taken to avoid scratches and kinks. At all bolted terminals. Strands of wires shall not be cut for connecting at terminal. Conduits. All joints shall be made at main switches. pull wires installed. dirt. Brass nuts and bolts shall be used for all connections. 12 BUNCHING OF WIRE Wire carrying current shall be so bunched in the conduit that the outgoing and return cables are drawn into the same conduit. outlet boxes and cover for telephone and net system shall be separate. or any other obstruction by forcing compressed air through the conduits.5 sq mm. The minimum size of PVC insulated copper conductor wire for all sub. 181 . All wires and cables shall bear the manufacturer’s label and shall be brought to site in new and original packages. Care shall be taken in pulling the wires so that no damage occurs to the insulation of the wire. and switch box only. Cables originating from two different phases shall not run in same conduit. Only certified wiremen and cable jointer shall be employed to do jointing work. The conduits for telephone and net wiring shall be of specified size and shall terminate at outlets as indicated on drawing. The sub-circuit wiring for point shall be carried out in looping in system and no joint shall be allowed in the length of conductor. No wire shall be drawn into any conduit until all work of any nature that may cause injury to wire is completed. light and fan point shall be 1. Before the wires are drawn into the conduit. junction boxes. DRAWING OF CONDUCTOR. having external and internal surface true to finish. All power circuit shall be provided earth wire. Telephone and net system conduit shall have G. Conductor having nominal cross sectional area of 10 sq mm and above shall always be provided with cable sockets. There shall be no sharp bends. The pressure applied to tighten terminal screws shall be just adequate neither too much nor too less. The terminals shall have sufficient cross sectional area to take all strands and shall have flat ends.

Joint where unavoidable shall be made to conform to approved standards.Conductors shall be continuous from outlet to outlet. All 16 amp sockets outlets where called for shall be switched and 3 pin type. Where mains and sub-mains cables are connected to the switchgear. FLUSH PLATES.Neutral Green ---Earth 18 SWITCHES All 6 Amp switches shall be enclosed type flush mounted switches of 250-volt grade. unless otherwise indicated. shall be of the rated capacity and approved make.Phases Black --. unless otherwise indicated. The sockets shall be erected at 150 mm above finished floor level.---Red Yellow Blue ---Phases ---Phases --. The switch controlling the point outlet and sockets outlet shall be on the phase wire of the circuit. All switch receptacles and telephone outlet in walls shall be provided with approved white polycarbonate modular cover plate. 17 COLOR CODE OF CONDUCTORS All wires shall be colour coded as follows: Phase Color of wire R---------Y--------B-------N------. FITTING AND ACCESSORIES 182 21 . An independent earth wire of proper rating shall be provided for every single sub-main. secured to the box with countersunk brass screws. Balancing of circuit in three-phase installation shall be planned before the commencement of wiring and shall be strictly adhered to. All switches shall be fixed inside the switch box on approved white polycarbonate modular cover plate. Adequate size of draw boxes shall be provided at convenient location to facilitate easy drawing of the sub-main and mains cables. Every sub main shall be drawn into an independent adequately sized conduit. leveling ample space at the back and side for accommodating wires. secured to the box with countersunk brass screws. 16 LOAD BALANCING. sufficient extra length of mains and sub-mains cable shall be provided to facilitate easy connection and maintenance. 19 20 WALL SOCKET OUTLETS All 6 Amp wall sockets outlets where called for on the drawing shall be switched and 3 pin type. The switch board controlling the light or fan shall be located at 1200 mm above finished floor level. The earth terminal of the socket shall be connected to the earth terminal provided inside the box by means of green pvc insulated copper earth wire. 15 MAINS AND SUB-MAINS Mains and sub-mains cable where called for.

Cabling shall be multipair. testing and commissioning of telephone/intercom distribution system. .D. pair PVC insulated wires drawn in heavy gauge PVC conduits.T. 183 .Lighting fixture The lighting fixtures shall be as specified in bill of quantities and drawings. Cables shall confirm to I.5mm. DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM Telephone cables shall be used of 0. installation. specification. 22 TELEPHONE/INTERCOM DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM SCOPE The scope of work shall cover supply. sheathed and armoured and twin. PVC insulated.dia electrolytic tinned copper conductors duly colour coded twisted pairs with rip cord. The mounting height and location shall be as specified in the drawings. The lighting fixtures shall be either supported vertically of mounted on bracket or suspended by a hook. as required.

2. Inspection chambers for earthing Stations.4.6. 1. 1. Transformers etc. Civil Works under scope of Electrical Contractor. well within schedule to ensure commissioning of the installation on agreed date.5. 184 . Switch-yard fencing including doors etc. Metal / Gravel to be spread inside the switch-yard including leveling. 2. 1. it will be Electrical Contractor’s responsibility to furnish drawings for these well in time. Excavation and refilling of earthing pits including supply and spreading of salt and coal.4. Grouting (including foundation bolts) of floor mounting lighting Switch-boards unless otherwise specifically mentioned these and similar fabrications shall be necessarily carried out by Electrical Contractor. 2. Protection walls in between the transformer. Excavation and concreting of vertical members of Switch-yard structure.D. cost of supply and creation of these fabricated structures. unless otherwise specifically mentioned.6. 2. etc. Excavation for under-ground cable trenches including supply and laying of sand / bricks and reinstatement of trenches including ramming and making the soil as per original.5. 1. 1. 2. Meter Room. 2. 2.3. is supposed to be included in respective items. All MS supports / trays etc. Civil Works under the scope of Civil Contractor. for cables / M.S-7 SCHEDULE OF CIVIL WORKS & SCOPE OF ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR 1. Cement concrete foundation for equipments such as Breaker. 2. this work shall be carried out under direct supervision of the Electrical Contractor. coordinate and get the works completed under his direct supervision. Although above Civil works are to be carried out by Civil Contractor. Further.2. Soak Pit(s) and piping for the same (for draining of Transformer Oil).S.Bs. 1.1. Channels for mounting lighting fittings/structure or wall mounting L. However.1.3.

breather.6 a.5 All transformer accessories such as Buchholtz Relay. 2 SITE TESTS Following Tests shall be carried out in the presence of the Owner's representative / Consultant. a. The drying process shall be continued till the Insulation Resistance Curve shows a steady and definite increasing trend and the meager Value shall be not less than 20 Mega Ohms per KV. The values shall correspond to factory test results.1 Insulation Resistance tests with 5000 V megger with switches in closed position 185 .7 Ratio Test ( By using AVOMETER ) On energisation the new transformers shall be kept on NO LOAD for minimum 24 hours. a. Copies of these certificates shall be submitted in the O & M manual. Equipments / Transformer / Switch-boards a) Transformers a.V. broken parts.1 a. thermometer. shall be thoroughly checked and adjusted. gauges. 3 M. a. 3 samples of the transformer oil shall be taken from the bottom of tank and shall be tested to withstand 50 KV for 60 seconds against 2. For transformer.S-8 TEST TO BE CARRIED OUT 1 TESTS AT MANUFACTURER’S WORKS These shall be carried out at Manufacturer’s works as per relevant IS specifications. etc.C. oil level. Meager. cracks.2 Visual inspection for apparent damage.5 mm gap as described in the appendix of IS : 335 ( Latest Edition ) a.4 Wherever the oil sample tests and IR values are not satisfactory ( in the opinion of Consultants ) transformer shall be dried out using stream line filter. etc.3 Insulation Resistance Tests by Minimum 5000 V D. Switch-Boards / Equipments : b. leaks.

Minimum acceptable results.3 e) Insulation Resistance Test Earth Continuity Test Polarity test for single switches Meters and Relays to be calibrated through secondary injunction tests Earthing Earth meager tests shall be carried out on following : a. Phase to Earth 50 Mega ohms. *** 186 . Each continuity conductors. Phase to Phase 50 Mega ohms. c.3 c) Cables Insulation Resistance Tests by 5000 V Meager between phases and between all phases and earth.1 d. Each Earthing station. b. b. Earthing System as a whole.2 Switch-Boards including secondary wiring to be subjected to 2 KV tests for 1 minute. b.2 d. d) Conduit Point Wiring / Switches / Sockets d.

Definitions : In construing this contract as defined in “e” below following words shall have the meaning herein assigned to them. under this tender document including (not limited to) Terms / Conditions. Specifications. other sections. general conditions of Contract. Price Schedules attached hereto and duly signed by “Owners” and “Contractor” including such deviations to Tender Terms signed and accepted by both “Owners” and Contractor” as per the contract agreement. tests on completion. special conditions of contract. and shall include his / their legal representative / s. i) CONTRACT VALUE: 187 . tests at Manufacture’s works as per this contract and as per relevant IS SPECIFICATIONS. Kamla Nehru Park. assign / s or successor / s. c) Project Consultants : Shall mean : SHASHI PRABHU AND ASSOCIATES Plot No. any other terms specifying Owners requirements pertaining to the Contract. Shall mean and include plant. except where the subject or contract otherwise requires : a) OWNERS: CLIENTS and shall include his/ their legal representatives. assign/s or successor/ s. assign/s or successor/ s. Shall mean specifications. equipment and material to be “supplied and erected” or “erected only” and work to be done by the Contractor under the Contract. Drawings.Shivaji Nagar. opp. d) SITE: e) CONTRACT: Shall mean place of work under this contract.S-9 GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS OF THE CONTRACT 1. The plurals will imply singular and vice-versa. Technical / Commercial / Others annexed to the Contract. f) SPECIFICATION: g) “PLANT” “EQUIPMENT” “STORES” WORK OR WORKS” h) TESTS : Shall mean all pre-commissioning tests. Total value of the scope of work under the contract. drawings. Pune – 411004. b) CONTRACTOR : Shall mean successful Tenderer : (To be filled up after award of contract) ------------------------------------------------------------------and shall include his/ their legal representative/s. Shall mean invitation to tender. 783/B.

ORGANISATION CHART : SUPPLY The Contractor shall submit “Organization Chart” for the Technical and other staff he proposes to depute at site during the execution of Contract. ERECTION. TESTING. 6. 4 EQUIPMENT / WORKMANSHIP: The equipment to be supplied under this contract shall be strictly as per specifications of the contract and relevant IS specifications. other Statutory Authorities as and where required. erection” shall include unloading at site stores (by crane if required by Owners / Consultant. The contractor shall obtain. The Chart should also show specific responsibility 188 . but the work shall start immediately upon receiving instructions by the Contractor from the Owners / Consultant.E. This scope shall be generally as per Contract Agreement and shall include such additional jobs as may be required to be carried out for the completion of the “Electrical” facilities in the opinion of the Owners / Consultant. In the event of any ambiguity / dispute. before.S. 15 % over-heads and profit shall be allowed to the Contractor on cost accepted by Owners / Consultant. Board and Electrical Inspector.2. commissioning. during and after completion of erection. Any additional major jobs / items required to be carried out shall be evaluated on the basis of similar item-rates under the contract or where such similar items do not exist the contractor shall submit cost analysis to arrive at the itemrates for the approval of Owners / Consultant. COMMISSIONING AND MAINTAINING THE EQUIPMENT DURING THE MAINTENANCE PERIOD (DEFECTS LIABILITY PERIOD) Item rate for “Supply. SCOPE OF WORK: Contractor’s scope shall include work as per Tender documents along with implied minor works mentioned specifically or not. handing over to Owners and attending the equipment during Defects Liability period. The item-rates for such work shall be submitted for the approval of Owners / Consultants. The erection shall be as per contract specifications and relevant IS Specifications. shifting to place of work. the Owners / Consultants verdict shall be final and binding on the “Contractor”. testing. ADDITIONAL WORK: Any additional work if required / ordered by the Owners / Consultant shall be taken up and completed within the agreed time schedule. 5 SUPPLY. approval from K. erection. 3.

DEFECTS / MODIFICATIONS: If in the opinion of Owners / Consultant / Statutory authorities the work carried out by the Contractor is defective. 8. may be rejected and Contractor shall replace it free of cost and within such time as may be reasonably allowed to him. Any equipment. contractor shall supply “AS BUILT DRAWINGS” and “OPERATION” & “MAINTENANCE MANUALS” as per relevant clause. The work shall be guaranteed to yield the specified rating(s) design conditions within tolerance as per relevant IS Specs. rectify such defects or carry out such modifications to make the work “complete” in all respects and acceptable to the Owners / Consultant / statutory authorities. Required tools / instruments for such tests shall be arranged by the Contractor. 9. The Owners / Consultant reserve the right to issue the completion certificate in parts. which in the opinion of the Owners / Consultant does not meet specified requirements for which it is installed. 189 . The equipment shall be commissioned only after obtaining written acceptance of pre-commissioning tests (which shall be carried out as per requirement of Owners / Consultant). At this stage the Consultant shall issue “Completion Certificate” to the Contractor. The right of issuing such a certificate lies exclusively with the “Owner”. COMPLETION CERTIFICATE: On completion of Erection the Contractor shall inform the Consultant for witnessing the site tests. the Contractor shall carry out required modifications (which may include even replacement of certain item / s) without any additional cost of whatsoever nature to Owners. The “Maintenance Period” OR defects liability period shall start from the date of completion to the satisfaction of the Owners / Consultant’s as mentioned in the completion certificate. Before issue of completion certificate. the Contractor shall without any additional cost to Owners. 7.& decision making authority for “on site” decisions. the Owners reserve their right to put the equipment to use. COMPLETION CERTIFICATE WITH SNAG LIST: If in the opinion of Owners / Consultant the defects in the work are minor. If due to Contractor’s inefficiency the Contractor’s completion certificate is delayed. If any test readings are not satisfactory. the Consultant may consider issuing “Completion Certificate” for the Contract along with the Snag list for which the Contractor shall give an undertaking that the Snags shall be attended and rectified within three (3) months from the date of completion certificate.

DELIVERY / COMPLETION SCHEDULE: The Contractor shall strictly adhere to agreed Delivery / Completion Schedule (or revised schedule agreed to by Owners. The Contractor shall attend to and rectify these snags / defects immediately. difficulties in making transport arrangements etc.) 12. On completion of the “Defects Liability Period” the Owners / Consultant shall carry out final inspection of work and issue / list of defects / snags. 13. During the Defects Liability Period.10. insurrection or military or unsurpsed power. explosions. DEFETCS LIABILITY PERIOD AND THE FINAL ACCEPTANCE CERTIFICATE: Defects Liability Period shall commence on the date of completion mentioned in the completion certificate (with or without Snag list) and shall last for one year. rebellion. damage by aircraft. earthquakes. revolution. the item is not acceptable to Owners / Consultant. quarantine restrictions. invasion. sabotage. floods. fire. hostilities (whether war be declared or not). free of cost. its reporting to the Contractor. The nature and quantum of defect. the Contractor shall replace the item by right quality item. and ACTS of GOD or any cause for which owners are responsible for the delay in execution / completion of work by Contractor. SUPPLY VOLTAGE: H V 11000 / 22000 Volts 3 Phase 3 Wire 50 Hz +/. non-availability of raw materials. The retention amount or Bank Guarantee shall be released by the Owners within 15 days (or earlier) of presentation of “Final Acceptance Certificate” by the Contractor. civil commotion.Variation as received from Supply Company. At the end of the Defects Liability Period and after rectification of all snags. B) The above mentioned FORCE MAJEURE EVENTS shall not include constraints which could prudently be foreseen like shortage of power. If after defect rectification. A) EXCEPTED RISKS (FORCE MAJEURE CLAUSE) The “Accepted Risk” are riot (in so far as it is uninsurable) war. epidemics. if there is any defect in the work carried out by the Contractor the Owners / Consultant shall inform the Contractor who would attend to and rectify such defects immediately. the Consultant shall issue “Final Acceptance Certificate”. 11. act of foreign enemies. 190 . contractor’s response thereof shall be recorded in writing by the “Owner” and acknowledged by the Contractor / Consultant as the case may be.

as installed.Layout drawings showing earthing layout. if any. b) Manufacturer’s Operation & Maintenance instructions.Drawings for Switchboards . . These shall be reputed makes and shall be subject to the approval of Owners / Consultants.Drawings showing sleeves / Hume-pipes / R. a) Detailed layouts of equipment / cables / earthing / lighting system etc. . The Contractor shall specify Makes of the equipment offered. Pipes for laying cables at road crossings. . within weeks of date of award of the order OR letter of Intent. drawings for the equipments to be supplied and erected by the .Drawings showing cut-out / opening / inserts / pockets required (If these drawings are not submitted in time. MAKES OF THE EQUIPMENTS: Makes of equipment as per List of approved make. (As applicable) HT work Switchyard drawing to be submitted for Electrical Inspector’s approval.. (As Applicable) 191 .Foundation Contractor. .Layout of Trenches. WORKING DRAWINGS: (As Applicable) Within 1 week of award of order the Contractor shall submit 4 sets of the following drawings for approval.C.Any other drawings as may be required by Owners / Consultant for smooth running of Project and overall completion. 15. .Layout drawings showing cable routes. the Contractor may be required to carry out this work at his cost.Bs.S.Layout drawings for lighting showing locations of points and lighting D. MANUFACTUR’S DRAWINGS / CATALOGUES: These shall be submitted in 3 sets. 17.) . (Ambient Temperature shall be as per relevant IS Specs. 50 C. AS BUILT DRAWINGS & “ OPERATION & MAINTENANCE MANUALS” 3 (Three) Sets Hard copies along with 1 set of CD shall be supplied.L. : 433 Volts / 250 Volts 3 Phase 4 Wire 14. AMBIENT TEMPERATURE / WEATHER CONDITIONS: The Contractor shall take into account prevailing Ambient Temperature / Weather conditions at site while designing the equipment. earthed natural system. (Owners reserve right not to provide trenches if site conditions do not permit.C.) . 16.P. 18. These shall include (this is not exclusive list).V.

c) Test Results (after Consultant’s acceptance). loss or injury to the works (either of Contractor’s or other agencies) except for causes defined under Accepted Risks Clause. charges and expenses whatsoever in respect of or in relation thereto. Any delay occurring on account of any of the above shall be to the account of Contractor. 21. d) A file containing all original KSEB / EI Drawings / Approvals / Sanction Letter / Test Reports etc. Contractor may employ watchman for the safe custody of materials. The Contractor is also liable for any damages to the works (his or other’s) occasioned by him in the course of any operations carried out by him for the purpose of carrying out his obligations. DAMAGES TO PERSONS / PROPERTY & THIRD PARTY INSURANCE: The Contractor shall take every practical care and precaution not to damage or injure any adjoining or other properties (including the property of the owners) or any persons. g) List of recommended spares for 2 years operation. including temporary works. Security and Safety of all works related to this contract is Contractor’s sole responsibility. CARE OF WORKS: From commencement to the completion of works the Contractor shall take full responsibility of all works related to this contract and those of other agencies. This is subject to Accepted Risks under clause R – 16 above. e) f) Contractor’s instructions for routine maintenance of the contract items. the Contractor shall repair / make goods or replace such damaged items at his own cost and make the same good and acceptable. Any other drawings / detailed deemed necessary by the Owners / Consultant for satisfactory maintenance of the work. proceedings. damages costs. (As Applicable) 19. COMPREHENSIVE INSURANCE OF WORKS / LABOURS: The Contractor must take comprehensive insurance all risk policy to cover his works / labors against all risks and include the cost of his policy in the tender price. In case of any damage. 20. The Contractor should also cover above by means of third party insurance in the joint name of the Contractor and Owners. demands. 22 ACCIDENT OR INJURY TO STAFF / WORKMEN: 192 . He shall indemnify and keep indemnified the owners against all claims for injuries or damages to any person or any such property whatsoever which may arise out of or in consequence of construction and maintenance of the works and against all claims. All the charges / costs for the same would be borne by the Contractor.

shall be recovered by the Owners from the Contractor’s bills. TO WORKMEN: The Contractor shall insure against such liability with an insurer (approved by the Owners) and shall continue such insurance during whole of the time such person/s are employed by him or his Sub-Contractor for the contract. After the Contract is awarded contractor shall take out “Workmen’s compensation” and “Contractor’s All Risk” Insurance Policies and indemnify the client for the same. the Owners will arrange to implement the clauses and costs. The Insurance Policy with up-to-date premium payments receipt shall be produced for inspection when asked by the Owners. RISK PURCHASE CLAUSE: If in the opinion of the Owners / Consultant. FIRE ETC. cost charges and expenses whatsoever in respect thereof or in relation thereto. If the Contractor fails. the Contractor fails to perform and discharge his obligations at any time during tenure of the contract including Maintenance period. 23. : The Contractor shall abide by the provisions of State / Central Govt. the Owners shall give 7 days notice in writing to the Contractor to improve his performance. 26. cost and responsibilities and recover the costs from the Contractor’s outstanding bills or Security Deposit or Retention amount. If any of the liabilities such as Insurance Policies are not discharged satisfactorily by the Contractor. proceedings. the Owners reserve the right to cancel the whole or part of the order and get the same carried out by other agencies at the Contractor’s risk. LABOUR LAWS ETC. demands. / Local Labour Laws and 193 . COMPLIANCE OF ABOVE CLAUSES: It is obligatory on the part of the Contractor to comply with all the clauses mentioned above and the tender price is supposed to include costs of implementation of the above clauses. 25.The Owners shall not be liable for or in respect or in consequence of any accident or injury to any workmen or other person in the employment of the Contractor or his Sub-Contractor and the Contractor shall indemnify and keep indemnified the Owners against all such damages. INSURANCE AGAINST ACCIDENT. 24. if any. compensation and against all such claims.

30. All sundry materials such as foundation bolts.E. In no case. QUANTITIES : Quantities mentioned in the tender documents are approximate and tenderer is advised to check these with his working drawings and arrive at actual required quantities as per site conditions. DISPUTE / AMBIGUITIES: In case of Disputes / Ambiguities while interpreting any of Tender / Contract conditions Owner’s / Consultant’s decision in the matter shall be final and binding. WORKMANSHIP: Good Workmanship and neat appearance are pre-requisites of the Contract. Owners keep option to pay for any additional quantities left balance and not erected. before placing order. In case. the payment will be made on the basis of finally supplied and erected quantities on completion of work. 27.discharge his obligations towards any liability arising out of such Laws in respect of his workers / Sub-Contractor’s Workers. but do not bind themselves to do so. Rules and relevant IS Specifications. In any case. 29. OBSERVANCE OF RULES / REGULATIONS / ACTS: 194 . the same would be mixed up with records of the Owner / his other Contractors. required for the erection of equipments / Switch-boards including base channels required to raise the level of the Switch-boards shall be included in the erection costs of respective items.. TOOLS & SPARE PARTS : All special Tools and Tackles required for the proper erection and assembly of equipments covered by the contract shall be obtained by the Contractor himself. the Contractor fails to comply with the Law requirements. Electrical Inspector’s requirements I. Work shall be carried out in accordance with statutory rules and regulations in force and confirm to KSE. Necessary scaffolding shall be provided by the Contractor. The Contractor shall maintain all such records for the presence of his labour / other people as may be required. the Owners will have to intervene and settle the demands / disputes of the Contractor or his SubContractor’s Labour and debit the cost to the Contractor’s account. Scaffolding shall be so fastened that Swaying / Swinging from structure or Building shall be prevented. nuts etc.Board standards. 31. 28.

QUANTITIES: Tenderer to note that No Claims for loss / compensation / escalation on the grounds of increase / decrease in the quantities indicated in the tender schedule of quantities. follow up. Co-ordination with KSEB & EI for commissioning of the installation. 33. 195 . etc. will have to be fully assumed and met by the Contractor. Helmets etc. Approval of Installation Drawings before start of work. SITE SUPERVISIONS & SITE INSTRUCTION BOOK: The Contractor shall deploy qualified and responsible Engineer at site for site supervision and these Engineers shall be available at site during working hours to take instructions and answer queries. in respect of this Contract work. shall be entertained under any circumstances. ESI Act. KSEB Co-ordination / Approval / KSEB Power Supply / Electrical Inspectors Approval etc. Workmen’s Compensation Act and such other Acts and Labour Laws as may be applicable and any liability arising out of nonobservance of the regulations and Acts in respect of his employees or his Sub-Contractor employees. Provident Fund Act. The Contractor should ensure that he satisfies all the above regulations / acts. LIASON & CO-ORDINATION with KSEB and Electrical Inspectorate for following: a) b) c) d) e) Preparation of Load Sanction application. and obtaining load sanction. Inspection and approval of the installation. 35 SAFETY MEASURES: The Contractor shall provide all “Safety Measures” such as Safety Belts. 34. nor will the Contractor shall be entitled to prefer any claims whatsoever on these grounds. 32.The Contractor will have to observe all the rules and regulations prescribed under the Factories Act. and shall provide proper temporary lighting for his scope of work. CO-ORDINATION OF WORK: The Contactor shall co-ordinate his work with those of other agencies and the Consultants / Owners shall decide the priorities.. Survey & approval of Installation location. Shops and Establishment Act. 36.

37.X ----------- 196 .f) g) Any other activity / approval related to the scope of this tender. immediately after installation work or in any case before end of the contract. / KSEB The Contractor is responsible to obtain above well in time and ensure completion and commissioning within the scheduled completion date. Submission of required Test Reports to E. ----------. I. The contractor shall make good all civil works damaged / disturbed by him while carrying out Electrical Installation.





201 .For all equipments Standard reputed manufacturers will also be considered based on final approval from Client / Consultant The client has the right to choose any one make even though alternate makes are specified with out any cost implication.

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