EQUIPMENT SPECIFICATIONS

Damodar Valley Corporation, PSR Section, Electricity Dept.

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Tender Specification
E DCON / EHV/BURNPUR EXTN./220 KV

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DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION

Tender specification EDCON/EHV/Burnpur Extn. /220KV
PSR Section, Electricity Department DVC TOWERS VIP Road Kolkata - 700054 Phone 033 2355 6043 • Fax 033 2355 9618

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SPECIFICATION FOR CONTROL AND RELAY PANELS ..........................................................3 SPECIFICATION FOR METERING EQUIPMENT.....................................................................26 SPECIFICATION FOR CIRCUIT BREAKERS ...........................................................................38 SPECIFICATION FOR ISOLATORS..........................................................................................50 SPECIFICATION FOR INSTRUMENT TRANSFORMERS .......................................................59 SPECIFICATION FOR LIGHTNING ARRESTERS....................................................................68 SPECIFICATION FOR LT (FRLS) CABLES ..............................................................................72 SPECIFICATION FOR ALUMINIUM TUBES .............................................................................79 SPECIFICATION FOR CONDUCTOR ......................................................................................83 SPECIFICATION FOR CONNECTOR .......................................................................................88 SPECIFICATION FOR HARDWARE AND ACCESSORIES......................................................92 SPECIFICATION FOR SOLID CORE POST INSULATORS ...................................................103 SPECIFICATION FOR DISC INSULATORS............................................................................107 SPECIFICATION FOR LIGHTING ...........................................................................................122 SPECIFICATION FOR JUNCTION BOXES & OUTDOOR PANELS.......................................134 SPECIFICATION FOR SAFETY EQUIPMENT ........................................................................138

BID DOCUMENT VOL.-2, PSR SECTION, ELECTRICITY DEPT.

c electrical quantities to analogue or digital signals.Part 5 : Insulation co-ordination for measuring relays and protection equipments-Requirements and tests Electrical Relays-Part 6: Measuring Relays and protection equipments. IEEE C37. Electrical relays for power system protection. IEEE Standard for Relays and Relay Systems Associated with Electric Power Apparatus. PSR SECTION. Guide for Marking of insulated conductors. Electrostatic Discharge Tests Electrical disturbance tests for measuring relays and protection equipment. testing at manufacturer’s works.-2.90.90. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 2 Standards Equipment covered by this specification shall conform to latest issues the following Standards: IS:1248 IS:6236 IS:13703 IS:5578 IS:694 1100V. packing and delivery of control and relay panels for 220KV/ 33KV substations. assembly. PVC insulated cables for working voltages up to and including Uniform system of marking and identification of conductors and apparatus terminals. Electrostatic Discharge Tests for Protective Relays Electrical Measuring Transducers for converting a. Electrical disturbance tests for measuring relays and protection equipment. IS:11353 IS:3231 IEEE C37. Radiated Electromagnetic Field Disturbance Tests Electrical disturbance tests for measuring relays and protection Electrical Measuring Direct recording electrical measuring instruments. Electrical Relays.1 Direct Acting Indicating Analogue Instruments and their Accessories Low voltage fuses.700054 1 Scope The specification covers the design. manufacture.2 IEC 60688 IEC 60255-5 IEC 60255-6 IEC 60255-22-2 IEC 60255-22-3 IEC 60255-22-4 BID DOCUMENT VOL.90 IEEE C37. .3 SPECIFICATION FOR CONTROL AND RELAY PANELS DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA . IEEE Standard Surge Withstand Capability (SWC) Tests for Protective Relays and Relay Systems Associated with Electric Power Apparatus.

dust and vermin proof with minimum degree of protection not less than IP-31. the salient points of difference between the standards adopted and IEC recommendation shall be clearly indicated and the English version of the proposed standard shall be furnished. ELECTRICITY DEPT. feeders with adequate indications depicting the status of each equipment. CTs are located on the transformer side. The panels shall be sheet steel enclosed.Immunity to conducted disturbances induced by radio frequency fields Electrical relays . 3 Function Control : The panels shall be used for switching in and out transmission lines. Fast Transient/burst immunity Tests IEC 60255-22-6 Electrical disturbance tests for measuring relays and protection equipment . PSR SECTION. there are no provision of CTs in the Bus Coupler as the CTs are located on the Line side of the bays. Protection : The panels shall also provide adequate relays for protection of transmission lines. For transfer of 33 KV feeder bays one set of CTs are located in the 33 KV Bus Coupler. Protection Transfer : For 220 KV 3-bus and 132 KV 2-bus layouts. Interlocks : Adequate interlocks to be ensured between breaker and isolators. The panels shall be floor mounting freestanding type mounted on a supporting structure so as to form a rigid enclosure suitable for the application. for the transformer bays only. In the event of transfer of a 220 KV / 132 KV Line / Transformer bay to the bus coupler bay. The panel shall be provided with integral base frame. power and auto transformers. The panels shall be fabricated out of CRCA sheet steel of minimum 3 mm thickness for the front and back covers.4 equipment. BID DOCUMENT VOL. feeders as detailed in section 5. power and auto transformers. .-2. All doors and openings shall be provided with neoprene gaskets. Necessary mechanical interlock (key operated) shall be provided so as allow the diversion of one bay to Bus Coupler at a time. CTs are located on the Main bus side. During transition it should supervise both the breakers. Amply dimensioned oblong holes shall be provided at the bottom of all panels for bolting on to the embedded insert channel. all protective commands are to be diverted to the bus coupler breaker through a protection transfer switch. 4 Construction The panels shall be of Duplex or Simplex type as indicated in the Specific Requirements. doors and load bearing members and 2 mm for the rest. The integral base frame of panels shall be suitable for directly bolting with the help of foundation bolts and shall also be suitable for tack welding to the control room floor embedded insert plate/ flat/ channel.2.Part 25 : Electromagnetic emission tests for measuring relays and protection equipment Communication networks and Systems in Sub-station – all relevant latest versions and editions. IEC 60255-25 IEC 61850 Where the equipment offered conforms to any other standard. In the case of 33 KV 2-bus layout. For 33KV feeders bays.

meters.1 Component mounting In case of Simplex Panels. interposing CTs etc. 4. All control and supply cables will be laid in distributing trenches running under the control panel. Simplex type panels shall be with equipment mounted on the vertical front and access to wiring from rear. A suitable removable undrilled gland plate shall be provided for cable entry. annunciations and mimic diagram shall be mounted on the front panel and relays shall be mounted on the rear panel. mimic diagram. annunciations. protective relays having operations indicator and lock out relays requiring hand reset shall be mounted on panel front.5 sq.5 sq. The minimum size for different circuits shall not be less than those as specified below : 1) 2) 3) Current Transformer Circuit Voltage Transformer Circuit : 1 X 2. BID DOCUMENT VOL. indications.2 Wiring The wires shall conform IS:694.-2. lock and latching facility. if the space on panel front is limited. Copper Other Circuit including Control wires : 1 X 1. However auxiliary relays can be mounted inside. Necessary drawing showing cable entry positions and foundation bolt locations shall have to be supplied by the successful Bidders. mm. auxiliary equipment such as transducers. The internally mounted components. washers etc. All wiring shall be done with PVC insulated 1100V grade. shall be mounted in such a way as to be readily accessible without impeding the access to internal wiring and other components. indications. internal wiring and components mounted on the panel.5 The height of the panels shall not exceed 2400 mm and the bottom of the panels shall have a 100 mm thick plate all around. Duplex panel shall consist of a front and a rear panel connected back to back with a walkway in the central corridor having width not less than 800 mm. single core multi-strand (minimum 3 strands) annealed copper conductors. . Copper for fuse rating of 10 Amps or less. The control panels shall be supplied complete with channel base grouting bolts. shall be within easy reach for proper operations. meters. All components shall be neatly arranged in a matching manner. Interconnection between front and rear panels shall be by inter-panel wiring (through the corridor) at the top of the inside of the panel. It should be possible to test all the protective relays ‘in-situ’. switches. mm. Checking and removal of individual components shall be possible without disturbing the adjacent equipment. In case of duplex panels.5 sq. Suitable compression type cable glands as required for cable termination in the control panel shall be supplied. The wires shall be flame proof and vermin proof. ELECTRICITY DEPT. PSR SECTION. The control panels shall be matched with other panels in dimension and colour wherever specified. The meters shall be so located as to enable easy observations of readings. There shall be complete access through the corridor to the terminal blocks. nuts. Copper : 1 X 1. Separate cable entries shall be provided for front and rear panels. All meters/ components shall be suitable for vertical/horizontal mounting. controls. Adequately sized hinged type access doors shall be provided at both ends complete with door handles. All control gear. All equipment mounted on front/rear panels shall be flush mounting type. Each wire shall be identified at both ends with wire numbers by means of PVC ferrules. all controls. mm. push buttons etc. Door at the rear shall be provided with handles and locking facility. 4. Cable entry shall be from the bottom unless specified otherwise.

single phase. Suitable arrangement shall be provided at the two ends for connection to the plant grounding system. Panel space heaters shall operate on 240 V±10% AC and shall be supplied complete with onoff switch. These wires shall be connected by Ross-Courtney terminals and clamp junctions. copper 2 nos 2. 3 pin socket shall be provided in the panel corridor or interior of each cubicle with on-off switch for connection of hand lamps. mm and main connection 60 sq. For this purpose the ground wire shall be looped from equipment to equipment and both ends of the ground wire shall be connected to the ground bus.3 Earthing A continuous 25mm X 3mm copper (tinned) earth bus shall be provided along the full length of the panels. All doors and movable parts shall be connected to the ground bus with flexible copper connections. The terminals screws shall be of the Washer type and long enough for connecting following type conductor on each side. Each panel and the equipment mounted on each panel shall be securely connected to the grounding bus. . vendor shall provide terminal blocks on adjacent shipping sections and supply suitable jumpering wires. ELECTRICITY DEPT. The thermostat shall maintain the internal temperature above the ambient temperature to prevent moisture condensation.5 mm sq. fuse and thermostat. operated by door switches shall be provided for internal panel illumination. The watt loss per unit surface of the heaters shall be low enough to keep surface temperature well below visible heat. copper 2 nos 2. A 240V. 4. This socket shall be metal clad type with a spring loaded flap. A common thermostat shall be provided for the entire panel. Each terminal block shall be capable of terminating the following no.10 A rating.-2. BID DOCUMENT VOL. mm.4 Illumination & Space heaters Incandescent or fluorescent lamps working on 240V AC. All inter-panel wiring within each shipping section shall be the vendor’s responsibility. copper Each terminal block shall be provided with a wire-marking strip and shall be shrouded by easily removable shrouds moulded of transparent dielectric material. The clearance between two rows of terminals block edges shall be a minimum of 150 mm. Soldered connections shall not be employed. There shall be a minimum clearance of 250 mm between the front row of terminal block and the associated cable gland plate on panel side wall. Wiring between panels shall be routed through PVC sleeves. 4. The terminal blocks shall be suitable for 660 V. For wiring between shipping section. All control wiring shall be enclosed in plastic channels. PSR SECTION. copper 2 nos 2. Provision shall be made on each pillar for holding 20% extra connections both for incoming and outgoing. Current free metallic parts or metallic bodies of equipment shall be earthed with soft drawn single conductor bare copper. The terminal blocks shall be located so as to ensure easy access. of wires: CT circuits PT/CVT circuits AC/DC supply circuits All other circuits 2 nos 10 mm sq. Tail connection shall have minimum area of 16 sq.5 mm sq.5 mm sq. The main earth connection for each panel shall be brought out to terminals for connection to the station earthing system.6 Ferruling of wires shall be as per relevant IS. 5A. Split type terminal blocks shall be provided for all CT terminals.

Colour shade of final paint shall be 631 (light grey) as per IS:5 unless otherwise specified.1 Instrumentation Control 5. • Status supervision of switchyard equipment.Signal Red to shade 537 of IS : 5. the relay and control panel shall be spray painted with two coats of final epoxy paint or shall be powder coated.5 Painting All metal surfaces shall be thoroughly cleaned and degreased to remove mill scale. The under surface shall be made free from all imperfections before undertaking painting coat. status. • The lamp will remain steady when the semaphore position corresponds with the breaker position. BID DOCUMENT VOL. • Earth – Black 5 5. All hardware parts shall be cadmium plated or suitably treated to prevent rust and corrosion. ELECTRICITY DEPT. run-off paint etc. grease and dirt. The discrepancy lamp shall perform the following functions: • The breaker on-off control shall be through this switch. . PSR SECTION. rust. 4. The mimic shall be 10mm wide for horizontal run and 5mm wide for vertical run. The mimic diagram shall be screwed on to the panels and shall be made of anodised aluminium or plastic of approved fast colour. The spray painted finished panels shall be dried in stoving oven in dust free atmosphere. If semaphore indicators are used for indicating isolator position. Panel finish shall be free from imperfections like pin holes. Alternatively discrepancy switches with in-built semaphore and position indication lamps may be provided for breaker control/indication.1 Bay Control Units The Bay Control Units (BCU) shall have. • The lamp will flicker if the semaphore position does not correspond with the breaker position. The under surface shall be prepared by applying a coat of phosphate paint and a coat of yellow zinc chromate primer. they shall be automatic type and shall be mounted in the mimic in such a way that isolator closed position shall complete the continuity of the mimic. analogue measurands. the following in-built functions : • Mimic to display graphically the bay configuration. In such cases the isolator control switches shall be placed at appropriate positions in the mimic diagram.-2. • 132 KV . After preparation of the under surface. The mimic diagram shall also incorporate lamps and control switches for all the breakers.7 4. • 33KV . If these parts are moving elements these must be greased.1.Brilliant Green to shade 221 of IS : 5. but not limited to. Fabricated structure shall be pickled and then rinsed to remove any trace of acid.Golden Brown to shade 414 of IS : 5. The colour code for the various voltages shall be as follows: • 220KV .6 Mimic diagrams Mimic diagram shall be provided on all panels. alarms and bay level control. Alternatively red and green lamps may be used for indicating the Closed and Open position of the isolators.

current. control mode or external status condition.8 • • Switching of equipment depending on conditions such as interlocking. Frequency meter shall preferably be of digital type. Generation of commands for accepting and reseting annunciations in the conventional annunciation units.5. The analogue indicating meters shall be of size 96 X 96 sq. back connected. heat resistant material and shall be provided with chromium plated bezels. The lamp covers shall preferably be unbreakable. dust proof and tropicalised. All auxiliary equipment such as transducers.mm. These instruments shall have a scale covering 0-240o and a minimum accuracy class of 0. phase angles and frequencies of two voltage vectors.3 Indicating lamps Super bright LEDs shall be the preferred means for indication. 5. These measurements shall not require the use of any intermediate transducers. Interlocking shall be implemented through the configuration software of the BCU.1. Bypass capability shall be provided at appropriate security level for maintenance or emergency conditions. flush mounted. Checks shall be provided to detect a dead line -live bus or live line-dead bus . moulded.1. The instruments shall be of digital or analogue type. ELECTRICITY DEPT. frequency. shunts etc that may be required shall be included in the scope of supply. synchrocheck. PSR SECTION. Alternatively they may be of analogue type calibrated for 45-0-55 Hz. • • • • 5.2 Indicating Instruments All instruments shall be of switchboard type. Zero adjustment for pointers must be accessible from the instrument front. Features such as pole discrepancy detection and trip circuit supervision shall be available. The connection between the BCU and Protection units for achieving the auto-reclose function shall be achieved with the communication LAN at the bay level. . Analogue measurements of bay voltage.Lamps shall be provided with screwed translucent lamp covers to diffuse light. The LEDs shall be suitable for 220 ±10% volt DC supply. MW and MVar. The following color scheme shall be followed for indicating Lamps : SIGNALS FOR Circuit breaker closed Circuit breaker open Circuit breaker auto trip Circuit breaker trip circuit healthy Circuit breaker spring charged Isolator Closed Isolator Open Transmission Line Potential ( For 220 KV and 132 KV only) Carrier protection in service ( For 220 KV and 132 KV only) Auto Reclose in service ( For 220 KV and 132 KV only) CB drive ready Main Protection Healthy ( For 220 KV and 132 KV only) Back up Protection Healthy ( For 220 KV and 132 KV only) COLOUR Red Green Amber White Blue Red Green White White White White White White BID DOCUMENT VOL. Digital panel meters may be used provided they conform to relevant national and international standards.-2. Interlocking function to prevent unsafe operation of equipment. interposing CT/PT. Event and Alarm handling with a resolution and time tagging of 1ms and onward transmission to operator’s workstation. Synchronisation check feature to determine difference between the amplitudes.

PSR SECTION. The number way indicated is approximate one and will be finalised after detailed design keeping sufficient spare (at least 20%). stay put type Carrier Cut Off Switch Bus PT selector switch Parameter Selection Switch The rating of all switches shall not be less than 10 amps continuous and 150 amps momentary direct current. 5) The switches would be provided with lost motion and sequence device. oval head. 2) Shall have pistol grip handles and the handle shall turn clockwise for closing operations and anticlockwise for tripping operations. Single and Three Phase. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Isolator Control Switch 1) 3 position pistol grip type with spring return to neutral and lost motion device. Contact mechanism stages shall be protected by transparent noninflammable cover of moulded dielectric material.4 Control Switches The control switches shall be of rotary back connected type.1. 5.132 KV and 33 KV) White White Colour of lenses for other functions would be indicated during detailed design stage. Three Phase and Non Auto positions. stay put type 4 position.9 Protection Healthy ( For Transformer and 33 KV Feeder) Bus Potential indication ( All Phases.-2. oval head. BID DOCUMENT VOL. stay put type having Single Phase. 4) The control springs shall be strong enough to prevent any inadvertent operation due to light touch. for 220 KV. oval head. Type of Switch Circuit breaker Control Switch Specific Requirement 1) 3 position with spring return to ’Neutral’ from both ’ Close’ and ’Trip’ positions. 6) The number of ways shall be such as to leave at least 20% spare contacts of each type. having cam operated contact mechanism. stay put type 3 position. . 2) Escutcheon plates shall be provided Protection Transfer Switch (for 33KV also) 1) Stay put ganged type with 20% spare contacts but at least 48 ways spade handled (lockable) 2) Key to be disengaged only in normal position. Auto Reclose Cut Off Switch 4 position. 2 position (On and Off) oval head. 3) Red and Green escutcheon plates shall be provided to indicate ”ON” and ”OFF” operations of the switch even when the handle has returned to the normal position after the operation has been carried out.

Off Flashing Steady On Steady On On Off Steady on Audible Ann. If the failure of supply exists for more than 2 or 3 seconds this relay shall initiate visual and audible annunciation (bell/ horn) which shall have distinctly separate tone than that of DC fail. a facia shall light up and a bell shall sound. ELECTRICITY DEPT. PSR SECTION. . ALL TRIP facia shall have red color and all NON-TRIP facia shall have white color. Sequence of operation of the annunciator shall be as follow : Alarm Condition Normal Abnormal Accept PB pressed Reset PB Lamp test Fault Contact Open Close Close Open Close open Open Visual Ann. The facia plates shall be engraved in black lettering with respective inscription which will be approved by the Purchaser. • One self-resetting push button shall be provided on each panel for testing the facia BID DOCUMENT VOL. The annunciation shall be of visual and audible type.5 Annunciation Unit Solid state type alarm annunciation system shall be provided in each control board by means of visual and audible alarm in order to draw the attention of the operator to the abnormal operating conditions or the operation of some protective devices. The cover plate of the facia windows shall be flush with the panel and shall be capable of easy removal to facilitate replacement of LED. from the location of the Operator’s desk. The annunciation system described above shall meet the following additional requirements: • The annunciation system shall be capable of catering to at least 30 simultaneous signals at a time.10 5. On failure of the power supply to the annunciation system for more than 2 or 3 seconds (adjustable). A separate voltage check relay shall be provided to monitor the failure of AC supply (230 V AC) to the scheme mentioned in the above Clause. The details of inscriptions for the window block for different panels will be intimated at the time of approval of drawings. Off On Off Off On Off Off Visual and audible annunciation for the failure of DC supply to the annunciation system shall also be provided and this annunciation shall operate on 230 Volts AC supply with separate fuses. TRIP AND NON-TRIP facia shall be differentiated. The lamp circuit shall include series resistor of adequate rating. Long life LED shall be used. Preferably sound of bells/buzzer shall be matched with existing sound of 220 KV system. The annunciation facia shall be provided with translucent plastic window for alarm point with minimum size of 35 mm x 50 mm. The visual annunciation shall be provided by annunciation facia flush mounted on the top of the control panels. The audible alarm shall be provided by alarm buzzer or bell. Each annunciation window shall be provided with LEDs in parallel to provide safety against lamp failure. The sound of the audible alarm (bell/buzzer) provided for this annunciation shall be different from the audible alarm provided for the annunciation system. The transparency of cover plates and wattage of the lamps provided in the facia windows shall be adequate to ensure clear visibility of the inscriptions in the control room having high illumination intensity (500 Lux). Alarm inscriptions shall be engraved on each window in not more than three lines and size of the lettering shall not be less than 5 mm. The annunciation equipment shall be suitable for operation on the voltages specified. A separate push button shall be provided for the cancellation of this audible alarm alone but the facia window shall remain steadily lighted till the supply to the annunciation system is restored.1.-2.

The transducer shall derive its auxiliary supply from the panel DC source. The transducer shall have a response time of less than 1 second and its output AC ripple shall be less than 1%. 5. PSR SECTION.5 of better. synchronising switches. Watt/ Var transducers shall be of accuracy class 0. 5. The transducer output shall be load independent and suitable for load resistance of 1000-1500 ohms. • Test push button to check the healthiness of the annunciation system.11 window lamps. Push buttons for testing flasher and audible alarm circuit of annunciation system and for testing the annunciation supply failure monitoring circuit shall also be provided.1. swinging type synchronising panel/ synchronising trolley complete with running and incoming voltmeters. Ten (10) mm wide plastic plates bearing suitable identification marks shall be fixed in the interior of the switchboard. 5. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Suitable identification marks shall be provided for other instruments as well. Similar plates shall be fixed to indicate functions of control switches. Special precaution shall be taken by Contractor to ensure that spurious alarm condition does not appear due to influence of external electromagnetic/electrostatic interference on the annunciation wiring and switching disturbances from the neighbouring circuits within the panels.8 Synchronising Trolley Wherever called for in the approved specification. The annunciation shall be repetitive type and shall be capable of registering the fleeting signals. Auxiliary relay for annunciation system shall have adequate auxiliary potential free contacts for use in event logger. Automatic synchronising device with BID DOCUMENT VOL. • Accept push button for annunciation system.6 Transducers Transducers shall in general conform to IEC 60688. The transducer characteristics shall be linear throughout the range of measurement. These testing circuits shall be so connected that when test is being done it shall not prevent the registering of any new annunciation that may land during the test. synchronising check and guard relays.1. Galvanic isolation shall be provided between input and output circuits. lamps etc shall be provided. Voltage and Current transducers shall be of accuracy class 1. . One set each of the following push buttons shall be provided on each panel as shown in the front view drawing: • Reset push button for annunciation system. running and incoming frequency meters. indicating lamps. syncroscope. and frequency transducers shall be of accuracy class 0. frequency and current transducers shall have an output of 4-20 mA and the active and reactive power transducers shall have an output of 4-12-20 mA. Fifty (50) mm brass or plastic plates bearing respective circuit designation (which will be furnished later) etched in 30 mm letters and mounted suitably on the top of the front side and back side of each panel shall be supplied and fixed in such a way that these can be removed and refitted when desired. it shall be possible at site to change annunciations from ‘close to fault’ to ‘open to fault’ and vice versa.0 or better. relays and other equipment not incorporated in the mimic diagram etc.-2.7 Name and identity Plates All instruments. at the fuse blocks and at the cable terminals.The voltage. push buttons. The annunciation shall be suitable for operation with normally open fault contacts which closes on the occurrence of a fault.1. For fault contacts which open on a fault. relays and other electrical devices mounted on the control panel shall be provided with identity plates bearing the Manufacturer’s name. Model number and the electrical rating data.2 or better. Serial number. at the test blocks.

3 General Description (For all IEDs) Type –I Numerical. 5. Type-II Numerical.4 General Requirement (For all IED Types) The features described under this section shall conform by all the IEDs.1.2 Backup Protection IED (Type-III) One Directional O/C and E/F IED for each Line/Line end (Type-III) of make other than Main Protection IED. 3 Phase.12 inputs to speed and voltage control shall be provided if additionally asked for. 5.-2.2% for direct measurement. nonswitched IED with 6 independent impedance measuring loops. 4 Measuring Unit BID DOCUMENT VOL. power factor. IEC 61850).1. double phase to Ground faults and single phase to ground faults. 3 phase directional over current and earth fault protection IED. voltages. PSR SECTION. 1) Main-I 2) Main-II – of make other than Main-I protection IED. The swing type panel shall be mounted on the main panel with hinges and shall be so located as to enable easy operation of all breakers provided with synchronisation facility. Synchronisation trolley shall be provided on wheels with multipin plug and flexible lead. currents. shall be present. 5. Continuous monitoring of active power. 3 steps directional distance protection.2. Type-III Numerical. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 3 phase.2. fully discriminative. the provision of CT shorting shall be available when the IED is drawn out.1% under normal conditions.1. Not required Pilot Wire Current Comparison Differential Protection – One IED for each end of the Line. monitoring software and to station level (i. 3 phase Pilot wire current differential protection non-switched IED with 6 independent impedance measuring loops. Shall be able to measure true RMS values up to 10th harmonic with an accuracy of 0. double phase to Ground faults and single phase to ground faults. detailed fault data etc. for phase to phase.1 Main Protection IED(s) Distance ProtectionTwo IEDs for each Line. fully discriminative. for phase to phase. Measurement functions shall comprise of power system measurement. .e. suitable for rack/panel mounting. 5. supervision and reporting to the local HMI. frequency. Sockets shall be provided on main panel wherever required for synchronising. fully discriminative. The metering accuracy shall be well within 0.2.2 Feature Protection (Note: IED : Intelligent Electronic Device) Description / Configuration 220KV Type-I Type-II 5.2. 3 Phase.1. reactive power.1 Line Protection 5. 1 2 3 Construction Mounting Type Modular Flush Mounted Back connected draw out type or plug in type modular cases.2. For Draw out type.

Number of User configurable LEDs shall be such that to accommodate at least the following eventsFor 220 KV Type-I For Type-II 1) R-Phase Trip 1) R-Phase Trip 2) Y-Phase Trip 2) Y-Phase Trip 3) B-Phase Trip 3) B-Phase Trip 4) Z1 operated 4) LBB operated 5) Z2 operated 5) Pilot Fail 6) Z3 operated 6) Power Swing 7) Backup Directional Protection operated Block 8) LBB operated 7) SOTF 9) VT fuse Fail operated 10) Power Swing Block 8) Auto Reclose 11) Carrier Protection Operated 5 Test Block/Test Plug 6 I/O Device 7 Rating 8 Communicatio n Port 9 IEC 61850 Compatibility 10 Self Monitoring 11 Display 12 IED Front Panel LED BID DOCUMENT VOL. PSR SECTION. exclusively for Purchaser’s use.13 Feature Type-I Description / Configuration 220 KV Type-II Type-III Accuracy class of the measuring unit should be equal to or better than class 0. b) 100 times of rated current for 1 second.5. The permissive thermal withstand(rms) on the current inputs shall be – a) 2 times of rated current – continuous. These I/O shall be freely configurable. Auxiliary Supply : 220 ± 20% V D. such changes should have a password access control. . ELECTRICITY DEPT. However. 1) Rear Ethernet port for station level communication (IEC 61850). Indications for “Relay Healthy” and “Relay Faulty” shall be present. Adequate number of inputs/outputs (I/O) to comply with the I/O list indicated in this specification. Test blocks/Test Plugs for ‘in-situ’ testing of the IEDs shall be incorporated in the IEDs.C Current coil : 1A/5A depending on relevant CT secondary current . Shall facilitate displaying of the system parameters without the need for any deciphering and changing the required parameters through its front panel. Shall be provided with one extra isolated I/O module. Shall comprise of Self Monitoring Feature. Fixed and User configurable to allocate it for any critical fault / event at site.-2. Insertion of the Test Plug shall cause: 1) Shorting of CT Circuit 2) Opening of VT Circuit (Applicable for Types I and II only) 3) Opening of Tripping Path The line differential IEDs at both ends of the line shall be able to be tested from one end. 2) RS 232/RS 485 /LAN port in the IED front for communication with Base computer/Laptop IEC-61850 compliant in all respect and interoperable with IEDs of other manufacturers.

iv) It shall have facility for remote data transmission. The display shall be directly in percent of line length or kilometers with out requiring any further calculations with an accuracy of 3% or better for all type of faults and fault levels. component in fault current c) high fault ARC resistance d) severe CVT transients. PSR SECTION. Case of the IEDs shall be so constructed and arranged that any non-permanent deformation cannot prevent satisfactory operation of the IEDs.-2. Shall be provided with time synchronising inputs (IRIG-B or equivalent) for receiving GPS UTC signal. ELECTRICITY DEPT.C. iii) It shall have built-in display unit. i) The fault locater shall be microprocessor based ’On-line’ type. . 13 Fault Data Download Downloaded fault data shall be possible to save in ‘COMTRADE’ format from a remote location with playback facility of the downloaded waveform. ii) It shall be suitable for breaker operating time of 2 cycles. 14 Distance to Fault Locator 15 IRIG-B / equivalent Input 16 IED Case BID DOCUMENT VOL. v) It shall have mutual zero sequence compensation unit if fault locater is to be used on double circuit transmission line. The above accuracy shall not be impaired under the following conditions a) presence of remote end in feed b) predominant D.14 Feature Type-I Description / Configuration 220 KV Type-II Type-III 12) SOTF operated 13) Auto Reclosed For 220 KV TypeIII ( to be used with Type-II) 1) R-Phase Trip 2) Y-Phase Trip 3) B-Phase Trip 4) Backup Non Directional Protection operated 5) LBB operated 6) VT fuse Fail 7) Power Swing Block 8) SOTF operated All the above configuration shall be changed as per site requirement.

v) The IED shall be able to communicate with the remote end IED.5-A Main IEDs 1 Type I Distance/Differentia Shall have Polygonal and circular characteristics (offset mho l Protection type). ii) The protection shall be of unit type and shall cover 100% of the Line length.1. PSR SECTION. iii) Adjustable Forward & Reverse Offset feature shall be provided in Zone-3 setting.2. iv) Charging current compensation for increased sensitivity for long lines or cables shall be included. viii) An automatic switchover to master-slave communication shall take place if an interruption occurs in one communication channel in a master-master BID DOCUMENT VOL. vii) For line differential communication it shall be possible to select between a master-master system or a master-slave system depending on the functional or economic requirements. Type-II i) Shall have phase segregated high impedance current differential protection suitable for EHV Overhead Transmission Lines and Cables in solidly or impedance grounded networks. v) The protective IEDs shall be suitable for use with electromagnetic Instrument Transformers.2. iii) A restrained dual biased operate characteristic shall be used and the highest phase current in any line shall be utilized as bias current. vi) The communication channel shall be continuously monitored and an automatic switchover to a redundant channel shall be possible. i) The IED shall operate at maximum fault current of 40 KA and a minimum fault current of 20% of rated current. The Characteristic should be compatible to the line length with provision for independent reactance setting.5 Specific Requirement 5.-2. iv) The measuring unit shall not become inoperative even under very severe close in system fault conditions where the potential may collapse to zero. The circular characteristic shall have the provision for Arc Resistance Compensation.1. . ii) Shall have residual compensation variable from 30-150%.15 5. It should cover at least line sections completely with 20% in hand margin. ELECTRICITY DEPT. phase to phase fault and phase to earth fault resistance setting. Sound phase polarization and directional voltage memory should provide dynamically unlimited directional sensitivity.

ix) Communication modules for dedicated communication for short and long distances (>60 km) shall be available.the protection Protection shall shall automatically inhibit. the protection shall inhibit tripping by distance protection / Backup directional Protection. Zone switching to extend the reach of the measuring elements is not allowed.90% of the protected line without any risk of nonselective tripping. Memory circuits with defined characteristics shall be provided in all three phases to ensure correct operation during close in 3 phase faults and other adverse conditions. switched to Non directional protection for both the IEDs. protection.16 communication system. The IED shall be configured in such a For VT fuse fail of If a single set of VT either Main-I or fuse is used for Not applicable Main-II IEDs . Selection shall be so that the first zone of the IED can be set to about 80% . Single and Three Pole High Speed Auto Reclosing feature selectable by external ARCO switch. 2 Zone Switching 3 Zone selection - 4 Zone Timer - 5 6 7 Offset Feature Residual Compensation Memory Circuit 8 Power Swing Blocking 9 VT Fuse Fail 10 Auto Reclose Shall have Residual compensation variable from 30 – 150%. supplying potential automatic switching to Main and Backup to Non-directional IEDs . The reach of each zone shall be independently and individually adjustable and shall have setting in steps of 1% . ELECTRICITY DEPT. Power Swing Blocking feature having suitable setting range to encircle the distance protection zones with an inbuilt timer having continuously adjustable time delay on pick up . Two independent continuously variable time setting range of 0 – 3 seconds for zone 2 and 0 – 5 seconds for zone 3. Shall have the provision to detect Single phase/Two Phase/Three Phase VT fuse failure. In case of VT fuse fail. PSR SECTION. Shall have adjustment upto 20 % of Zone – 3 setting. Configuration : Configuration : Configuration : Three Pole High Single Pole High Three Pole High Speed Auto Speed Auto Speed Auto reclosing in the reclosing in the reclosing in the event of tripping by event of tripping by event of tripping by main Zone-1 distance Zone-1 distance protection. protection. BID DOCUMENT VOL. .-2.The IED shall block tripping during power swing conditions.

. The IED shall comprise SOTF feature with an internal timer having variable time delay. e) IED shall have multi shot auto reclose feature but shall be configured with single shot auto reclose. the IED shall trip in Zone-1 time. ELECTRICITY DEPT. the IED shall be able for Auto Reclose. Selection of the feature Not applicable shall be done by external CCO switch.0 sec. Autoreclose should not operate in case of tripping through – i) Zone-2 and Zone-3 Distance Protection (For Type-I and Type. Zone-1 extension facility shall be available in case of PLCC is out of service. shall not affect the feature. In case of any fault irrespective of Zone during the set time of SOTF.60 seconds (minimum) with maximum step size of 0. c) Variable Reclaim Time of 1-600 seconds (minimum) with maximum step size of 1. d) In case of PLCC ‘Out of Service’.-2.17 a) Configuration of the IED shall be such that.01 sec. Configuration shall be such that in case of Zone-2 fault with receive of carrier signal from the remote end IED . The IED shall be configured in accordance with the principle of PUTT (Permissive Under reach Transfer Trip) Scheme.II only) ii) Backup Directional Over Current and E/F Protection iii) Backup Non-Directional Over Current and E/F Protection Switch On to Fault Protection (SOTF) Local Breaker Backup Protection (LBB) Bus Differential Protection Variable Dead time range of 0. contact of the TNC switch shall be used in such a fashion that at the time of closing the circuit breaker the feature shall initiate and remain active for the set time delay. Any further close pulse/holding the TNC switch in Close condition for more than the Set time of the feature. For configuration of SOTF feature. iv) v) vi) b) 11 Switch on to Fault (SOTF) 12 Carrier Protection BID DOCUMENT VOL.1. The IED shall be able to discriminate between Carrier Channel Fail and Carrier Out of Service. the IED shall trip in Zone-1 time. PSR SECTION.Zone-1 shall be used as carrier starter.

. Very Inverse. The check synchronising feature along with a timer having variable time range shall be inbuilt in the Main Distance IEDs. Provision of keeping the feature OFF shall also be present. All the protections that trip directly or indirectly the circuit breaker shall initiate the local breaker back up protection which after a suitable time delay shall initiate busbar clearance.-2. The protection would trip all circuit breakers connected to the bus to which circuit with failed breaker is connected through the associated protection DC trip bus wires and the isolator auxiliary switches / switching relay contacts. Provision of keeping the feature OFF shall also be present. Shall consist of back-up Directional O/C and E/F feature having IEC Definite Time.18 13 Local Breaker Back Up /Circuit Breaker Fail Protection The protection shall deal with a situation where a circuit breaker fails to trip following receipt of trip command from associated tripping relays. IED(Type-II) and Back Up IED (if one set of VT fuse is used for both the IEDs) Not Applicable 14 Parameter Group Selection 15 Check Synchronising / Dead Line Charging 16 Inbuilt Directional O/C and E/F Protection 17 Inbuilt Non Directional O/C and E/F Protection Not applicable BID DOCUMENT VOL. Extremely Inverse Characteristics selectable by software. Shall have Four(4) parameter group having individual group setting of parameters for protection. Suitable arrangement shall be provided to short the bus bar protection check relay contact at negative side of the bus bar protection scheme. PSR SECTION. Normal Inverse. Separate alarm and indication from the local back up protection shall be provided for each circuit. The protective scheme shall include the necessary auxiliary relays etc. Shall consist of back-up Non Directional O/C and E/F feature having IEC Definite Time. The LBB protection function for each circuit breaker shall be connected through the communication LAN and also with the bus bar protection at the bay level. The feature shall The feature shall be not be activated activated automatically in the automatically in the event of VT fuse event of VT fuse failure of only one failure of the Main Main protections. Extremely Inverse Characteristics selectable by software. The protection shall not operate during the single-phase auto reclosing period. Very Inverse. Normal Inverse. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Check-synchronising and Deadline Charging Feature shall be selectable by software. required for the above tripping functions.

C. ELECTRICITY DEPT.2. The relay shall have adequate contacts for providing connection to alarm and event logger. The relay shall have a ’time delay on drop-off’ of not less than 100 ms and be provided with operation indicator / flag.2. These shall generally be used for inter-locking and contact multiplication. LBB relay as well as cater to associated equipment like event logger.2. 5. provided these meet specification requirements of the respective clauses of these equipments.2. The protective IEDs shall be suitable electromagnetic Voltage Transformers. 5. Adequate measures shall be taken to ensure that equipment is protected against voltage spikes occurring in Aux. for use with Insulation barriers shall be provided to ensure that transient present in CT and VT connections due to extraneous sources do not cause damage to IED circuits. . The circuits must comply with IEC recommendation for impulse withstand values. other function like auto-reclose relay.2.2. Additional Guideline The maximum fault current could be as high as 40 KA but the minimum fault current could be as low as 20% of rated current. DC supply. Disturbance Recorder.-2.2. 5.19 5. It shall be D. The relay shall have time delay on drop-off not less than 200 ms and be provided with operation indications for each phase.5A(1)-(6). BID DOCUMENT VOL. The starting and measuring IEDs characteristics should be satisfactory under these extremely varying conditions. Fault Locator and Event Logger function may be an integral part of line protection IED. fault locater etc.5-B Backup Protection IEDs All features detailed above for the Main IEDs except the features under section 5.C. it is connected.2. It shall be provided with operation indications for each element coil.2 5. It shall have adequate potential free contacts to meet the scheme requirement.1. PSR SECTION.1 Auxiliary Relays and Tripping Relays (Applicable for all scheme) Tripping Relay Trip function shall be through a high speed tripping relay of the instantaneous type (operating time not to exceed 10 ms) and shall reset within 20 ms. The auxiliary relays shall be designed for continuous operation at 220 VDC and shall withstand ±10% variation in rated voltage continuously.3 DC Supply Supervision The relay shall be capable of monitoring the failure of D.2. disturbance recorder.4 Auxiliary relays Auxiliary relays may be electro-mechanical or static as deemed appropriate. supply to which.2. 5.(15) shall be available in the Backup protection IEDs.2.1. operated and have adequate contacts to meet the requirement of scheme.2 Trip Circuit Supervision The relay shall be capable of monitoring the healthiness of each ’phase’ trip-coils and associated circuit of circuit breaker during ’ON’ and ’OFF’ conditions.

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Communication accessories

At least two numbers of compatible communication cables for communication of the respective IEDs with Laptop/Base Computer, all necessary software for communication, configuration, setting calculation(with setting calculation guide) of the IEDs shall be provided without any additional cost implication to the purchaser .

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Additional Equipment

In addition to the requirements stated herein the following shall be an integral part of the protection system.

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Time Synchronisation

One time synchronisation equipment shall be supplied which shall be located in the control room and shall receive Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) transmitted through GPS for time synchronisation of DRs, static energy meters, numerical protections and master clock. Shall be complete in all respects including antenna, all cables, processing equipment, etc. All auxiliary systems and special cables required for synchronisation of the various equipment shall work from the plant UPS system or from substation 220V DC supplies only and the bidder shall clarify if any built in battery backup is provided in which case same shall be of long life lithium batteries. It shall be compatible for synchronisation of Event Loggers, Disturbance recorders and SCADA at a substation. The synchronisation equipment shall have 2 micro-second accuracy. Equipment shall give real time corresponding to IST (taking into consideration all factors like voltage, temperature variations, propagation and processing delays etc). Shall be immune to hostile electrical environment. Suitable protections are to be provided against lightning surges and over voltages in power supply systems. The system shall be fully tested to the relevant international standards such as IEC:60255. One copy of all the test reports shall be enclosed with the bid. The synchronisation shall have one millisec accuracy. Shall give real time corresponding to IST (taking into consideration all factors like voltage, temperature variations, propagation and processing delays, etc.). The system should be able to track the satellites to ensure no interruptions of synchronisation signals. The output signal from each port shall be programmable at site for either hour, half hour, minute or second pulse as per requirements. The equipment offered shall have 6 output ports. Various combinations of output ports shall be from the following: • voltage signal: 3-5V continuously variable with 50ms minimum pulse duration. • potential free contact (minimum pulse duration of 50ms) and voltage rating of the contact shall be 250VDC/240VAC max. • IRIG-B • RS232C/RS485 These output ports shall be compatible with the requirement of the equipment to be synchronised i.e. numerical relays. The master clock in the control room shall also be

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synchronised with the time synchronisation system. The equipment should have a periodic time correction facility of one second periodicity. The equipment shall also have real time display in hour, minute, second (24 hour mode) and have a separate time display unit to be mounted on top of control panel having display size of approx 100mm height.

7 Tests
7.1 Type Tests
Complete Type Test Reports from NABL accredited laboratory / Equivalent laboratory abroad in respect of the following aspects shall be submitted with the offer. The following type tests shall be conducted on the Protective relays. 1. i) ii) iii) 2. i) High Voltage Withstand – As per IEC-60255-5 Dielectric Withstand Impulse withstand Insulation resistance Electrical environment Auxiliary supply test,dc interruption- as per IEC 60255-11.The relay or its associated power supply is required to operate satisfactorily with a DC supply voltage range of 220V ± 20%. The performance shall not be affected due to - an interruption to the DC auxiliary supply of duration up to 10ms. - AC component (ripple) in the DC auxiliary supply up to 5% of rated value., ii) iii) iv) v) vi) vii) viii) ix) x) 3. i) ii) iii) 4. i) ii) iii) 5. High frequency disturbance – as per IEC 60255-22-1 Fast Transients – as per IEC 60255-22-4 Conducted electromagnetic field disturbance– as per IEC 60255-22-6 Radiated electromagnetic field disturbance - as per IEC 60255-22-3 Radiated emission – as per IEC 60255-25 Conducted emission - as per IEC 60255-25 Electrostatic discharge – as per IEC 60255-22-2, (Class III and IV) Surge immunity – as per relevant IEC Power frequency magnetic field – as per IEC 61000-4-8 Atmospheric EnvironmentTemperature – as per IEC 60068-2-1-cold IEC 60068-2-2- dry heat Humidity – as per IEC 60068-2-3,IEC 60068-2-30 Enclosure protection – as per IEC 60529 Mechanical environmentVibration – as per IEC 60255-21-1 Shock and bump- as per IEC 60255-21-2 Seismic – as per IEC 60255-21-3 Relay characteristics, performance and accuracy test as per IEC 60255

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Routine Tests

During fabrication, the panels shall be subject to inspection by the Purchaser to assess the progress of work as well as to ascertain that only quality raw material is used. Minimum three weeks notice shall be given to the Purchaser for witnessing the final testing of the complete equipment. The manufacturer shall furnish all necessary information concerning the supply to the inspectors. Routine test as per relevant BSS/ISS/IEC shall be carried out on each equipment, wiring in the presence of Purchaser’s representative if so desired by the Purchaser. All test reports shall be submitted for approval. Testing and commissioning of the panels at site shall be carried out by the manufacturer at no extra cost.

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Co-ordination

The Bidder shall co-ordinate with the manufacturer/supplier of transformer, circuit breaker, disconnecting switches and PLCC equipment for co-coordinating the control, protection and inter-locking scheme of these equipments at no extra cost.

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Documentation

The manufacturer shall develop the necessary general arrangement and schematic drawings adding necessary auxiliary devices, accessories, components etc which are required for safe, efficient and proper operation. The contract drawings shall cover but not be restricted to the following: 1. Dimensioned detail drawings of the panels showing front view, rear view and side view. 2. Template for foundation and details of cable trench and cable holes in the foundation platform. Elementary diagrams of all control, metering, protection, annunciation and other circuits. All devices shall be numbered according to ASA or international usage, which shall be separately coded. 3. Cabling and wiring diagram of the front and rear cubicles and interconnections between them, ferrule number, device numbers, grouping for cable take off etc. shall be distinctly shown. 4. Inter-connection diagram between switchboard and gear equipment, power transformers, instrument transformers etc. showing clearly the connection between the terminal blocks of the switchgear and control panel. 5. Dimensional outline, drilling diagram and special mounting arrangement, if any, of each type of various devices on the switchboard. 6. Internal wiring diagram of all devices and elementary wiring of relay where internal wiring is intricate. 7. Construction details of control switches, terminal block, test blocks etc.

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13. All drawings shall also be submitted in reproducible format (preferably in AUTOCAD) without any additional cost implication to the purchaser. 15. Dimensioned front and rear view of the panels with instrument and device position marked. 11. 16. operation adjustment and rating specifications of all the protection IEDs and auxiliary relays. 10. BID DOCUMENT VOL. Pictorial views of control switches.23 8. Schematic and wiring diagram of the protection scheme. Crates shall have skid bottom for handling. recording instruments. Dimensioned details of each unit cubicle complete assembly of panel. 12. . Special notations giving details regarding the Purchase Order. weight and handling symbols shall be marked on the package. synchronising circuit. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 14. annunciator circuit. instruments and other devices offered. All equipment shall be divided. control switches etc. into several sections for protection and ease of handling during transportation. if required. List of spare parts. identification number of renewable parts of relays. PTO for specific requirements. meters. 9.-2. test blocks. terminal blocks and exploded views of draw out type instruments and fuse blocks. PSR SECTION. List of all equipments and devices. general technical data and specifications of each and every type of relays. metering instrument. indicating instruments. Literature describing construction. They shall be wrapped with polythene sheets before being placed in the crates to prevent damage to finish. 10 Packing and Forwarding The control panels shall be shipped to site packed in wooden crates. Illustrative and descriptive literature. instruments and switches to enable the Purchaser to procure spare parts correctly at a later date.

trip relays. as per scheme as per scheme 1 no. 1 no. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 1 no. auxiliary relays to complete the scheme 2 Main-II : Multifunction Distance Protection IED complete with test blocks. . 1 no.no. Quantity (For each Bay) CONTROL PART 1 Strip Mimic 2 36 way microprocessor based annunciator with repeat alarm contact and auxiliary relay 3 Semaphore indicators for earth switch 4 Control switch for circuit breaker 5 Control switches for isolators 6 Indicating lamps 7 Push buttons 8 Ammeter with transducer 9 Line voltmeter with transducer (from 1-ph CVT) 10 Wattmeter with transducer 11 Varmeter with transducer 12 Synchronising switch (lockable key type) 13 Synchronising socket 14 Protection transfer selector switch 15 Auto-reclose selector switch 16 Carrier selector switch RELAY PART 1 Main-I : Multifunction Distance Protection IED complete with test blocks.24 11 Specific Requirements DUPLEX PANEL . 1 no. as per scheme as per scheme as per scheme 3 nos. 1 no. 1 no. 1 set as per scheme 1 set as per scheme 1 no. 1 no. 1 set 6 nos. auxiliary relays to complete the scheme 3 AC line under voltage relay for earth switch interlocking 4 DC supply supervision relay 5 Circuit Breaker Trip circuit supervision relay 6 Trip relay circuit supervision for above 7 High Speed Master Trip relay circuit for overall protection. 1 set BID DOCUMENT VOL. PSR SECTION. 1 no. 8 Set of test terminal blocks for protection CT 1 set 1 set 1 no.-2. trip relays.FOR 220 KV LINES Instrument Sl.

as per scheme as per scheme 1 set as per scheme 1 set as per scheme 1 no. trip relays. Instrument Quantity (For each Bay) CONTROL PART 1 Strip Mimic 2 36 way microprocessor based annunciator with repeat alarm contact and auxiliary relay 3 Semaphore indicators for earth switch 4 Control switch for circuit breaker 5 Control switches for isolators 6 Indicating lamps 7 Push buttons 8 Ammeter with transducer 9 Line voltmeter with transducer (from 1-ph CVT) 10 Wattmeter with transducer 11 Varmeter with transducer 12 Synchronising switch (lockable key type) 13 Synchronising socket 14 Protection transfer selector switch 15 Auto-reclose selector switch RELAY PART 1 Pilot wire current Differential Protection IED complete with test blocks. 1 no.-2. 1 set 6 nos. as per scheme as per scheme as per scheme 3 nos. 1 set 1 set 1 no. 1 no. 1 no. 2 Numerical. . 1 no.no. PSR SECTION. 1 no. Trip relay circuit supervision for above Set of test terminal blocks. 3 phase directional over current and earth fault protection IED complete with test blocks. 3 4 5 6 7 8 AC line under voltage relay for earth switch interlocking DC supply supervision relay Circuit Breaker Trip circuit supervision relay High speed trip relay . 1 no. ELECTRICITY DEPT.25 DUPLEX PANEL . 1 set BID DOCUMENT VOL.FOR 220 KV LINES (PILOT DIFFERENTIAL REAYING) Sl. fully discriminative. auxiliary relays to complete the scheme. trip relays. 1 no. auxiliary relays to complete the scheme. 1 no.

3-phase.26 SPECIFICATION FOR METERING EQUIPMENT DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA . IS 14697 : AC static Transformer operated Watt-hour and VAR-hour meters. 2 Standards Equipment covered by this specification shall conform to latest issues the following Standards: 1.5S 2. 3-wire unbalanced load.-2.2S and 0.5S Class LT metering equipment for single-station auxiliary / grounding transformer feeder. inspection and testing at original manufacturer’s works. 3-phase.2S and 0. ELECTRICITY DEPT. • Setting up of Central Computer system with well proven software and protocol for data communication/processing. 4-wire unbalanced load. B) This specification also covers the followings: • Establishment of communication setup for Remote Meter Readings. iv) All accessories including Networking and software as detailed in the subsequent paragraphs of this specifications. 4. supply on door delivery basis of Composite metering panels comprising : i) Microprocessor-based CT/PT operated. HV/LV side of Power transformer.700054 1 Scope This specification covers (A) Design.Specification for common meter reading Instrument.Specification for AC static electrical Energy Meters. CBIP Technical Report :111 . BID DOCUMENT VOL. PSR SECTION. . class 0.0. IS 9000 : Basic environmental testing procedures for Electronic and Electrical Items. • Training of DVC Engineers on the project and take over the meter reading activities and energy accounting and audit and MIS reports generation. manufacture. assembly. 6. tests and test condition. ii) Microprocessor-based CT operated. IEC 62052-11 : Electricity Metering Equipments (a. iii) Test terminal blocks for in-situ testing of the meters. IEC 62053-22 : Static meters for active energy (classes 0.5S) 5.2S Class HT metering equipment for 220KV/132 KV Lines. • Data collection from the energy meters and energy accounting and audit and MIS reports generation. 0.c)-General requirements. 3. CBIP Technical Report : 88 .

except for a restricted clock correction. Panel wiring shall be standard switch board type. BID DOCUMENT VOL. with no possibility of any adjustment at site. the panel shall be provided with suitable cable entry arrangement through bottom plates. 3. shall be erected by means of evenly spaced grout bolts projecting through base channel (MS) members of the frame. The meters shall be totally sealed and tamper-proof. indoor type cubicle provided with an access door in two halves at the back side with latch and locking arrangement . record and display with date and time at least the following parameters. PSR SECTION. dust proof. The energy accounting and audit meters shall also have the facility to measure. weather proof and vermin proof. 8. The energy accounting and audit meter shall have data storage capacity for at least 35 days in a non-volatile memory.Study on tamper-proof methods for Energy meters. CBIP Technical Report: 93 . PVC insulated suitable for tropical climate. . ELECTRICITY DEPT. IPC-A-610 : Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies Meters conforming to other international Standards which ensure better performance than the standards mentioned above shall also be considered. Salient points of difference between standards adopted and standards specified in this specification shall be clearly indicated in the relevant schedule and copy of such standards along with their English translation shall be furnished with the offer. 9. floor-mounted and self supported vertical front . 3 Function The metering equipment shall have at least the following functional features: 1. The degree of protection of panel shall be IP: 52. All electrical parameters shall also be stored in a non volatile memory.Installations and Operations of Energy meters. minimum 7 conductor) annealed copper wires. FRLS type 1100 V grade. CEA Regulation : 2006 . Panel inside shall be painted with two coats of white enamel glossy paint and outside shall be painted with two coats of light grey shade-631 of IS: 5 or equivalent international standards. 4 Panel Simplex Metering Panels shall be of size approximately 2200 mm (height). The bottom of the panel frame shall be about 100 mm high tie space all around. single core (stranded. 4.700 mm(depth). Energy accounting and audit meters shall have facility to allow download of parameters to Laptop/Desktop by suitable password protect software as well as transmission of data over communication network to a local and remote computer.-2. (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) (h) (i) (j) (k) (l) (m) (n) (o) Serial Number of the Meter(Display only) CT ratio (Display only) PT ratio (For HT Meter only) Cummulative Active Energy Cummulative Reactive Energy Cummulative Apparent Energy Phase wise active power at peak KVA Phase wise reactive power at peak KVA Phase wise voltage at peak KVA Power down time Average power factor Line currents Phase voltages Date and time Tamper events 2.27 7.800 mm(width) fabricated from minimum 2(two) mm thick steel sheet(CRCA) totally enclosed .

Each metering panel shall contain the items and accessories listed at the end of this specification. When the voltage is applied with no current flowing in the current circuit. reactive.5 sq. communication. Requirement HT Meter BID DOCUMENT VOL. calculation. communication. Panel shall be provided with common earthing rail that shall be connected with flexible GI strips with substation earthing.-2. mm Cu and CT circuit with 2. Ground bus of galvanized iron bar not less than 5 mm by 25 mm shall be provided along the back of panels. 5 General Requirement Sl.5S The Meter shall start and continue to register the Energy flow at current value of 0.0%) In and unity power factor. auxiliary power shall be drawn from the three phases equally and the meter shall be able to remain powered up with availability of any two phases.calculation. Sl. PSR SECTION.0%) In and unity power factor.01 (1. Glass front panels with European standard swing frames and 19 inch rack mounting are also acceptable. 1 A and 5 A 1. LT Meter CT operated 3 phase. 3 wire static energy meter with measurement (active. the test output of the Meter shall not produce more than one pulse.5 sq. When the voltage is applied with no current flowing in the current circuit. DC supply : 220 V ± 20% AC supply : 110 V AC For AC supply. 0.2 In 110 V AC 3 4 5 Rated Current(In) Rated Maximum Current Reference Voltage(Vref) 6 Auxiliary Supply Dual supply. apparent energies). printing. tamper recorder modules in a single unit. For AC supply. . recording. apparent energies). printing. tamper recorder modules in a single unit. the ground buses shall be bolted to the frame of the panel in such a way as to make good electrical contact with the panel.2S The Meter shall start and continue to register the Energy flow at current value of 0. 1 Requirement Type HT Meter 3 phase. recording.28 Wiring of PT circuit shall be with 1. reactive. LT Meter 2 Accuracy Class 0.01 (1. 4 wire static energy meter with measurement (active. auxiliary power shall be drawn from the three phases equally and the meter shall be able to remain powered up with availability of any two phases. ELECTRICITY DEPT.2 In Pressure Coil Voltage: 415V AC (4 wire directly fed) /240 V AC (Single phase directly fed) Dual supply. DC supply : 220 V ± 20% AC supply : From Pressure supply 415V / 240V. Hinged doors and all equipment on the metering cubicle shall be connected to the frame with braided copper strip. mm Cu respectively with standard ferrules and ring type Cu lugs. 5A 1. the test output of the Meter shall not produce more than one pulse.

There shall be provision to indicate the health of the Battery. whose life shall be at least 3 years.-2.29 7 8 Power Consumption Internal Battery As per indicated IEC Shall be present for running internal calendar. . 9 10 11 12 13 14 Influence of supply voltage Voltage dips and short interruptions Influence of Short Time Over current Influence of self heating Influence of heating Immunity to Electromagnetic disturbance Radio Interference suppression Insulation Temperature range Clearance and creepage distances Starting and running with no load condition Accuracy Requirements Limits of error due to variation of current Limits of error due to other influencing quantities Limits of error due to ambient temperature variation Data Storage As per indicated IEC As per indicated IEC As per indicated IEC As per indicated IEC As per indicated IEC As per indicated IEC 15 16 17 18 19 As per indicated IEC As per indicated IEC As per indicated IEC As per indicated IEC As per indicated IEC 20 A As per indicated IEC B As per indicated IEC C As per indicated IEC 21 Non volatile memory having a minimum retention time not less than 5 years. clock and other important functions. BID DOCUMENT VOL. PSR SECTION. ELECTRICITY DEPT.

150/5. 50/5. Minimum Available Range : Minimum Available Range : A) For 5 A Meter : 50/5. 132000/√3/110√3 and 220000/√3/110√3 Not Applicable 24 Communication port a) Galvanic/ Optical Isolated Communication Port for connecting the Laptop/Desktop for data transfer. Available Range : 33000/√3/110√3.-2. 150/5.400/1. For a lower value of CT ratio and/or low load.1800/1and 2000/1 23 PT Ratio (For calculation purpose. 1000/5. 1000/5.30 Sl. use of any multiplication factor is not permissible) User programmable.g for a low CT BID DOCUMENT VOL. PSR SECTION. 750/5. Display Shall have the facility to compensate CT Ratio and phase angle errors at different load points. 400/5. this shall be user programmable for TOD Metering. use of any multiplication factor is not permissible) HT Meter User programmable. 400/5. 750/5.800/5. The different parameters shall be cycled by a Push Button. The display shall revert back to Auto Mode after a certain time after the last push button operation. 22 Requirement CT Ratio (For calculation purpose. 600/5. 300/5. 29 The Meter shall have at least 8 digit LED/LCD display. 300/5. . LT Meter User programmable.The display shall have adequate resolution depending upon the load. However. 1600/1. 600/5.e. Not Applicable 28 CT/PT error compensation Shall have the facility to compensate CT/PT Ratio and phase angle errors at different load points. 1500/5. b) Pulse Output Front Port (for Active and Reactive) for calibration purpose c) Remote communication port both programming and Data collection.1800/5 and 2000/5 B) For 1 A Meter : 200/1. The Billing Period shall be 24=00 hours of the last day of the month.800/5. for Meter 25 26 27 Method of calculation of Apparent Power/ Energy Integration period Billing Period TVM method 15/30 minutes-user programmable. ELECTRICITY DEPT. the unit of active reactive / apparent energy shall be selectable accordingly .800/1. 200/5. The display shall contain at least the parameters as stated in Section(3) .1800/5 and 2000/5 1500/5. 100/5. 100/5. 200/5.1500/1. Push Button operation shall have the higher priority over the Auto Display.

Provision for change of password by purchaser shall be available. Details of software packages to be supplied is detailed as follows : 1. that shall take place automatically on the last day of the month at 24:00 hrs. and Make.-2. Processing the above data for preparation of Bill(For BID DOCUMENT VOL. For calibration and configuration purpose. information from the Meter after identifying the make of the Meter and Meter Sl. [B] Display any of the above data collected on its screen. and store all the above data against each Meter Sl. 31 Software and security of software All software shall be compatible with latest version of Windows Operating System and shall be password protected. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Load Survey Data. Generation of billing report in other suitable way (except resetting the maximum demand) shall also acceptable. 30 Billing report generation Suitable software shall be Not Applicable provided for generation of billing report. The software shall be considered as integral part of the metering equipment. . No. Collection of billing data and generation of billing report shall also be possible by the Central Computer through communication links.Reading Software This Package shall consist of all necessary Software to perform the following functions: [A] Collection of Billing Data(For HT Meter). provision of forced reset of maximum demand by password protected software and subsequent generation of part bill by billing software shall be present. PSR SECTION. If generation of billing report takes place as a result of resetting the Maximum demand . No.31 Sl. The software shall be considered as integral part of the metering equipment. Requirement HT Meter LT Meter ratio the measurement unit for active energy shall be in KWh and for a moderate to high CT ration the same shall be in MWh.

Load Survey Chart (with Numerical Value). [C] To Change number of TOD Time Zone and its timings (For HT Meter). [H] To adjust the time of Internal Clock in case of drifting. of the Meter (if this facility is available). [D] To change the Integration Period.Remote Communication API (Application Programming Interface) to ensure that the meter data is compatible with the software for Energy accounting/Audit and MIS report generation installed at a remote server. and Calculation of Average Power Factor etc. Anti-Virus Software. 3. This Package shall also consist of Operating System Software. ELECTRICITY DEPT. [E] To change the CT ratio and PT ratio(For HT Meter). Requirement HT Meter LT Meter HT Meter). Self-monitoring Software and driver Software necessary to install in the Base Computer/ Laptop.Configuration Software This Package shall consist of all necessary software to configure the Meter to perform the following functions : [A] To programme the Meter Unit to act as Energy accounting and Audit meter as per CEA regulation: 2006. Load Survey Curve. [I] To perform any other special task. [F] To change the Billing Period(For HT Meter). Printing of Bill and Billing Data(For HT Meter). so that it is not possible to draw out any of the modules without breaking the seal (s). Load Survey Curve. that has been processed in (C) above. Case of the meter shall be so constructed and arranged that any non-permanent deformation cannot prevent [C] 33 Front Cover 34 Meter Case BID DOCUMENT VOL. if any. Preferably transparent with sealing facility. 32 Meter Sealing Provision to seal the meter with all individual modules in their working position shall be available. No. 2. . PSR SECTION.-2. [G] To incorporate any change of the Name of the consumer against Sl. [B] To programme the Meter to operate as a TOD Meter or a non-TOD Meter(For HT Meter). No internal part of the meter shall be accessible without breaking the seal. available in the offered meter. Load Survey Chart (with Numerical Values) etc. Meter shall support IEC 62056-21/DLMS protocol.32 Sl.

Material of the terminal block shall comply IS:11731. Manufacturer’s Name and Type designation 2.-2. a suitable length of the external conductors and their insulation and access to the terminals shall not be possible without breaking the seal(s) of Terminal Cover. The meter shall Sl.33 satisfactory operation of the meter. Rated Frequency 7. Rated Voltage 5. 9. 8. This cover shall enclose the actual terminals. 3. touch the Terminal fixing screws or bare portion of external conductors. PT if included in Meter Constant. ELECTRICITY DEPT. . The Terminal Block of Meter shall be provided with a separate cover that can be sealed independently. Part-I. Place and Year of manufacture. Conductor fixing Screws. 10. Requirement HT Meter LT Meter conform to the degree of protection IP 51. As per indicated IEC The connection diagram shall be marked on each Meter in an indelible and durable manner. Accuracy Class. The meter shall have indication for unsatisfactory/nonsatisfactory/malfunctioning of the following: [A] Time and date on meter display. The cover shall not. PSR SECTION. The diagram shall indicate the marking of Meter Terminals as well as phase sequence for which the Meter is intended. The Internal Clock Shall feature 24 hours display with all consideration of a perpetual calendar. in any way. Rated Current 6. Meter Constant and Transformation Ratios of CT. Auxiliary Supply Voltage 39 Time Synchronisation Synchronisation of time shall be possible from an external source like GPS receiver/Central computer. [B] All display segments on meter display 35 Terminal Block 36 37 Clearance and Creepage Distances Connection Diagram 38 Nameplate 40 Self Diagnostic feature BID DOCUMENT VOL. Number of Phases and Number of Wires for which the Meter is designed. Serial Number of Meter 4. Following information shall be printed in an indelible and durable manner: 1. The meter shall be capable of performing complete selfdiagnostic check to monitor the circuits for any malfunctioning to ensures integrity of data memory location at all time.

[D] Non volatile memory (NVM) status in meter reading prints out at the Central computer station in management information system. Total Power Interruption. 6. [E] The meter shall have self diagnostic feature to indicate healthiness or any disorder of different modules. 7.34 Sl.D. the power ‘off’ and subsequent ‘on’ time should be logged with date and time. current. Requirement HT Meter LT Meter [C] Real time clock (RTC) status in meter reading prints out at the Central computer station in management information system. Removal of current in 1-Phase / 2Phase. Unauthorised Programme Operation. power factor and energy readings as well as date and time of logging of occurrence and restoration of all the above anomaly events shall be logged into meter memory which shall be available for retrieval through Base Computer/LAPTOP. circuits in 1-Phase / 2-Phase / 3-Phase. Individual Phase Power Losses in case of any Tamper. 3. . 1. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 2.-2. Removal of P. Snapshots of voltage. reset other than at the end of Billing Period (if MD reset feature is provided). Date and Time of last Tamper Reset and Total Number of Tampers. Unauthorised M. Not Applicable 41 Tamper Recording Device Following Tamper Data shall be recorded by the Tamper Recording Unit to detect Tamper which can be down loaded to Base Computer/Laptop. 5. Maximum number of tampering events that can be stored in the meter shall be indicated. BID DOCUMENT VOL. 4. Current reversals and outages. However.T. for total power interruption. Configurable pulse outputs shall be provided for operation during any abnormal system condition or abnormal device condition causing ’alarm’. Such alarm events shall be indicated on front panel by LED’s and shall also be recorded and stored in non-volatile memory for retrieval through local or remote communication. 8. PSR SECTION. This retrieval shall also be possible by the Central Computer through communication links.

1 Documentation Proof The Bidder shall furnish proof of being the original manufacturer of the metering equipment. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Additional Tests which are felt necessary by the Purchaser’s representative(s) for checking of satisfactory operation/ functioning of the meter under different system/site conditions. 7. BID DOCUMENT VOL. International standards in presence of Purchaser’s representative(s). layout and panel cut-out details. Routine test reports for all the equipment shall be submitted before inspection.3 Drawings. Literature The manufacturer shall provide the following drawings and manuals along with their equipment.-2. but not included in the relevant standards may also be carried out during inspection.2 Type Test Reports Complete Type Test Reports from NABL accredited laboratory / Equivalent laboratory aboard in respect of the following aspects shall be submitted with the offer for the offered type of meter : a) Standard Electrical Values as per IEC 62052-11/ IS 14697 b) Accuracy requirements as per IEC 62053-22/ IS 14697 c) Electrical requirements as per IEC 62052-11/ IS 14697 d) Climatic Influences as per IS 14697. 7 7. then to and fro journey etc for at least two engineers shall be borne by the contractor. In case.35 6 Inspection & Testing The equipment shall be tested at original manufacturer’s works in accordance with the relevant Indian. as per IEC 62052-11/ IS 14697 f) Type test certificate of remote communication standards. 7. The number of copies required and mode of submission are covered in the SCC. All the routine and acceptance test reports shall be submitted to the appropriate authority for scrutiny and approval before issuance of dispatch clearance. inspection / test is carried out abroad at OEM works. PSR SECTION. Detailed dimensional drawings showing overall dimensions of each unit along with their mounting arrangement. e) Mechanical requirement and tests including Vibration Test. The above type test reports shall be complete in nature including drawings and diagrams of the test meter. Instruction manuals of each of the equipment(s) and supplied software shall be provided by the bidder. Schematic wiring diagrams showing in detail the connections to be made between different units. . The Supplier shall give Purchaser at least fifteen days’ notice of the equipment being ready at works for inspection.

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TYPE - 1 01 Microprocessor based static CT/PT operated, 3 phase 3 wire unAs per quantities balanced loaded, HT Energy meters, class 0.2S with associated given in price test terminal blocks installed in the front side and mounting of the schedule meters and TTB shall be panel flush type. Terminal Boards, CATD M4 (disconnecting type) or equivalent for CT/ PT circuit. As per requirement plus 20% extra

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Terminal Boards stud type CATM6 or equivalent for other circuits As per requirement except CT/PT. plus 20% extra Potential supply complete fuse assembly, (3 fuses + 1 link) HRC 2A 4 nos for each meter rating. Complete fuse assembly : Panel LTAC incoming single phase 240 V, 50 HZ supply complete fuse assembly, 2 nos (1 fuses + 1 link). HRC 16A rating. Panel Space Heater supply single phase 240 V, 50 HZ supply complete fuse assembly, 2 nos (1 fuses + 1 link). HRC 2A rating. Panel illumination single phase 240 V, 50 HZ supply complete fuse assembly, 2 nos (1 fuses + 1 link). HRC 2A rating. Panel socket single phase 240 V, 50 HZ supply complete fuse assembly, 2 nos (1 fuses + 1 link). HRC 6A rating. Panel space Heater: 240V, 50 Hz, 100 W, of any reputed make. Thermostat (30 - 110 ºC), of any reputed make. Piano type switches , 240 V, 50 Hz , 6A Power supply socket(3 pin type) , 240 V , 50 Hz, 6A Panel florescent type illumination fittings, 240 V, 50 Hz, 20 W. Door limit switch. 240 V, 50 Hz, of reputed make. 02 nos. 02 nos. 02 nos. 02 nos. 01 no. 01 no. As per scheme 01 no. 01 set. 01 no.

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FRLS, PVC insulated, annealed Cu flexible panel wires, minimum 1(one) lot 7 strands (2.5 sq.mm for CT and 1.5 sq.mm for PT circuit) as per requirement. Lugs, nuts, bolts, washers, spring washers, channels, rails, and PVC type perforated Cable dressing enclosures etc as per requirement. Panel Earthing Rail and flexible GI strips for substation earthing connection. 1(one) lot

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TYPE - 2 01 Microprocessor based Static CT operated, 3 phase 4 wire, Direct potential supply fed, LT Energy meters, class 0.5S with associated test terminal blocks installed in the front side and mounting of the meters and TTB shall be panel flush type. 02 03

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Data concentration unit, desktop/Laptop computer, power supply 1 set units and networking equipment if any Terminal Boards, CATD M4 (disconnecting type) or equivalent for As per requirement CT/PT circuit. plus 20% extra Terminal Boards stud type CATM6 or equivalent for other circuits As per requirement except CT/PT. plus 20% extra Potential supply complete fuse assembly, (3 fuses + 1 link) for each meter. HRC 2A rating. Complete fuse assembly : Panel LTAC incoming single phase 240 V, 50 HZ supply complete fuse assembly, (1 fuse + 1 link). HRC 16A rating. Panel Space Heater supply single phase 240 V, 50 HZ supply complete fuse assembly, (1 fuse + 1 link). HRC 2A rating. Panel illumination single phase 240 V, 50 HZ supply complete fuse assembly, (1 fuse + 1 link). HRC 2A rating. Panel socket single phase 240 V, 50 HZ supply complete fuse assembly, (1 fuse + 1 link), HRC 6A rating Panel space Heater: 240V, 50 Hz, 100 W, of any reputed make. Thermostat (30 - 110 0C), of any reputed make. Piano type switches , 240 V, 50 Hz , 6A Power supply socket(3 pin type) , 240 V , 50 Hz, 6A Panel florescent type illumination fittings, 240 V, 50 Hz, 20W Door limit switch. 240 V, 50 Hz, from Siemens or reputed make FRLS, PVC insulated, annealed Cu flexible panel wires, minimum 7 strands (2.5 sq.mm for CT and 1.5 sq.mm for pressure circuit) as per requirement. Lugs, nuts, bolts, washers, spring washers, channels, rails, and PVC type perforated Cable dressing enclosures etc as per requirement. Panel Earthing Rail and flexible GI strips for substation earthing connection. 4 nos for each meter

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SPECIFICATION FOR CIRCUIT BREAKERS
DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA - 700054

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Scope

This specification covers design, manufacture, assembly, testing at manufacturer’s works, supply and delivery of 245 KV, 145 KV SF6 and 36 KV SF6/Vacuum Circuit Breakers with all accessories, auxiliaries, terminal connectors, galvanised supporting structures and spares.

2 Standards
The Circuit Breakers shall comply in all respect with the requirements of latest issue of following: 1. IEC 62271-100, High voltage alternating current circuit breakers. 2. IEC 62271-001, Common specifications. 3. IS 13118 Where the equipment offered conforms to any other standard, the salient points of difference between the standards adopted and IEC recommendation shall be clearly indicated and the English version of the proposed standard shall be furnished.

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Circuit breaker shall be totally restrike free under all duty conditions and shall be capable of performing these duties without the use of a opening resistance. The breaker shall withstand high stresses during fault clearing, load rejection and reenergisation of lines with trapped charges. The circuit breaker shall be capable of auto-reclose operations. The breaker shall be capable of interrupting rated power with recovery voltage equal to the rated maximum line to line service voltage at rated frequency and at a power factor not exceeding 0.15. The breaker shall be capable of satisfactory operation ever under condition of phase opposition that may arise due to faulty synchronizing. The maximum power, which the Breakers can satisfactorily interrupt under phase opposition, shall be stated in the tender. The circuit breaker shall be capable of interrupting line charging currents without undue rise in the voltage on supply side and without any re-strike and without showing signs of undue strains. Rated line charging breaking current shall not be less than 50 Amps. The guaranteed over voltage caused while interrupting the above charging current shall be as per the relevant IEC Standards.

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Operation . Also complete duty cycle of breaker to be possible when oil is at its lowest permissible pressure before make up. There shall be provision for trip circuit supervision for both pre and post close positions. pressure switches and coils per pole to be provided for connection to different protection systems in the case of 245 KV breakers. valves.shall operate correctly at all values of supply voltage between 85% and 110% of the rated voltage. Provision for monitoring pressures of oil. Pressure lockout device to be provided with remote alarm indication for trip lockout for both coils. On failure of power supply and pressure equal to the lowest pressure of auto reclose duty. valves. close lockout and auto reclose lockout.shall have both remote and local operation provision with each mode selectable with a remote/local selector switch. The maximum rating of single bank of shunt capacitors which can be switched by the Circuit breakers without re-strikes shall be as per IEC Standards. 145 KV and 36 KV breakers will be provided with two independent tripping circuits. at least 2 CO operations should be possible at the lowest for auto reclose duty without refilling. 4. at least two CO operations should be possible. 2. Shall operate at air pressure limits of 85% to 110% of rated pressure. Trip circuits .2 Hydraulic 1.1 Pneumatic 1.to be provided for all auxiliary circuits. On failure of power supply. The breaker shall be capable of interrupting – (a) the rated power with restriking voltage having a frequency of not less than 400 c/s and (b) 50% of nominal breaking capacity with restriking voltage at freq. The circuits shall operate correctly under all operating conditions and at all values of supply voltage between 70% and 110% of rated value. of 2000 c/s. PSR SECTION.contacts suitable for direct use as permissive in closing and tripping circuits to be provided.two independent tripping circuits. electro-hydraulic or spring charged type or any combination of these. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 4. pressure switches and coils per operating mechanism. Provision for remote annunciation and back-up capacitor trip shall be provided. 3. 2.-2. Operating mechanism . nitrogen. DC supply monitoring . The interrupting capacity of the breakers for kilometric faults (short line faults) shall be equal to its interrupting capacity as earlier specified. .39 The breaker shall be capable of interrupting small inductive current also such as those occurring while switching off unloaded transformer without restrikes as indicated in the relevant IEC Standards. At these limits the specified make/break times shall be met. Complete data for the frequency amplitude factor etc. for the rate of rise of restriking voltage shall be furnished. Pressure switch and Densimeter .shall be pneumatic. 4 Operating Mechanism Closing circuits . Manual control shall also be provided. The compressor shall be automatic start-stop type. reservoir to be kept both at local BID DOCUMENT VOL.

. there shall be an absorbent to eliminate SF6 gas decomposition products and moisture. If multibreak interrupter are used they shall be so designed and augmented as to ensure a fairly uniform voltage distribution across them. Breaker operation should not be possible when spring is in partially charged condition. 3. contact erosion indicator shall be provided.The 145 KV and 36 KV circuit breakers shall have three separate but identical single pole units operated through a common shaft (gang operated) with single motor operating mechanism / unit compressor pneumatic mechanism/ Electro hydraulic mechanism. The device shall be easily removable for access to the Breaker contacts.145 KV and SF6 / VCB for 36 KV mounted on steel structures. if required.The 245 KV circuit breakers shall have individual discrete single pole units for each of the 3 phases along with separate motor operating mechanism/ unit compressor pneumatic mechanism/ Electro hydraulic mechanism for each pole.The circuit breakers shall be of outdoor SF6 gas single pressure type for 245 KV. Main contacts . ELECTRICITY DEPT. 4. 5 Construction Outdoor type . The 145 KV CB shall also be suitable for three phase rapid auto-reclose operation in the rated operating duty cycles as specified in respective clause where applicable.Special seal shall be provided to restrict the SF6 gas inside the insulator column. Sealed units . The Breaker poles should be so arranged that individual breaker poles can be removed without leakage of SF6 gas. Operating mechanism for 245 KV Circuit Breaker .Inside the interrupting chambers. BID DOCUMENT VOL. Operating mechanism for 145 KV & 36 KV Circuit Breaker . 2.40 and remote ends. The main and arcing contacts shall be adjustable to allow for wear and shall be easily replaceable. Gas leakage – The design and construction of the Circuit Breaker shall be such that the gas leakage will be limited to 1% per year. In the event of failure of power supply. PSR SECTION.3 Spring charging 1. Gas density monitor . It shall be so designed as to satisfactorily interrupt low value low power factor inductive and capacitive currents at the rated voltage plus ten percent.A suitable gas density-monitoring unit (temperature compensated) shall be provided to automatically block the operation of the circuit breaker on the loss of gas pressure. Special seal . Motor shall be rated to fully charge the closing springs in less than 30 seconds and shall have adequate thermal rating for repeated sequence of closing and opening operations of breaker.-2. No condensation of SF6 gas shall take place on internal insulating surface. at least one CO operation should be possible. The position of vents. suitable for single/ three phase rapid auto-reclose operation in the rated operating duty cycles as specified in respective clause where applicable. Interrupting chambers . diaphragms and pressure relief devices. Arc-quenching The arc-quenching device shall be of robust construction and shall not require any critical adjustment.For sealed units of 36 KV VCB.The main contacts shall have ample area and contact surface for carrying the rated current and the short time rated current of the circuit breakers without any excessive temperature rise. Upon loss of pressure the gas between open contacts shall be suitable to withstand at least the rated voltage at zero gauge pressure of gas. shall be so arranged as to minimize danger to the operator in the event of gas or vapor escaping under pressure.

All Breaker auxiliary contacts and limit switch contacts should be terminated in terminal blocks. additional features in the control schemes. Low gas pressure alarm and indication shall be provided. Suitable space heaters with automatic thermostatic control shall be mounted in the housing to prevent condensation.5 with respect to the yield point under conditions for maximum loading. Auxiliary contacts . At least two limit switches for each spring charging mechanism shall be provided.25 times the projected area of such member of one face and taking into account the dead and the stock loads of the circuit breaker.The operating mechanism and all accessories shall be enclosed in a weather proof sheet steel mechanism cabinet. At least ten spare terminals should be provided per pole.The SF6 gas used shall conform to IEC 60376. Quality and Storage of gas . if so required.A suitable lighting point with its associated control switches and socket pin plug outlet shall be provided inside the mechanism housing or enclosure for use in emergency.The operating mechanism box shall be provided with adequate number of gauges and meters for monitoring the pressure density of SF6 gas. The circuit breakers shall be suitable for interlocking with their associated isolators. of auxiliary contacts of each type (NO and NC) for 245 KV breaker and 8 nos. Suitably rated switch shall be provided to enable the control supply of the Breaker to be cut off from the mechanism housing. Local and remote operation . Marshalling Kiosk – Shall be made of at least 2 mm thick sheet steel and properly illuminated.Terminal blocks shall be furnished inside the mechanism housing or in a separate enclosure. PSR SECTION. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Each terminal connector should be suitable for both vertical and horizontal connection. These shall be galvanised and shall be designed to allow a minimum factor of safety of 2. Meters and guages . All wiring in the housing shall be flame proof and vermin proof.5/ 1. Hinged door shall provide access at least from the front. BID DOCUMENT VOL.Requisite number of cable glands shall be provided at the bottom of the operating cabinet to receive the Purchaser’s control cables. The mechanism housing shall be padlocked and lock with duplicate keys has to be furnished. of spare auxiliary contacts of each type (NO and NC) for 145 KV and 36 KV breakers to incorporate.-2. Very low gas pressure lockout with alarm and indication shall also be provided. Illumination . Support structure .Each circuit breaker shall have expansion type terminal connectors both for incoming and outgoing terminals suitable for 3/2. The contacts may be called upon to break the opening and closing inductive coil current rated 2 Amp at 250/220 VDC.An adequate number of breaker auxiliary contacts shall be provided to suit control. A minimum of ten spare terminals for control wiring shall by provided.5 inches IPS Aluminium tube as indicated in the schedule of rates.Electrical and mechanical interlock shall be provided. Terminal blocks . interlock and auto-reclose schemes. All terminals and end connectors shall tinned.41 Mechanism housing . allowing for wind pressure of 200kg/sq. Terminal connectors . .There shall be provision for both local and remote electrical operation.The circuit breakers shall be supplied with steel supporting structures. ed-2. There shall be at least 12 nos. The number and sizes of the cable glands will be intimated to the successful Bidder. Electrical clearance . Bidder should indicate the method of storing of the CB and SF6 in stores till erected and commissioned. Safety precaution .There shall be suitable protection to prevent breaker operation under low gas pressure. Cable glands . Interlock .cm on 1.The clearance between the live parts and grounded structure shall not be less than those specified in the relevant International or Indian Standards.

Lockout Device. Supporting frame. All machines finished or bright surface shall be coated with suitable preventive compound and suitably wrapped or otherwise protected. corrosion. 18.Tender Specific Requirements. Isolating Switches/MCB to cut-off control power supply (220 ±20% DC) 20. 25. Terminal Connectors. Provision for replenishing SF6 gas 3.Each Circuit Breaker pole and Control Cabinet shall be provided with a minimum of two grounding pads/ terminals and clamps for grounding connections. 9. 8. scales. insulation between open contacts and the insulation between BID DOCUMENT VOL. Adequate quantity of spare paint for retouching at site shall be furnished. Foundation bolts. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Contact erosion indicator (for VCB). .Any special tools required for SF6 Circuit Breakers for initial erection and subsequent maintenance of the Circuit Breakers shall be indicated. 21. 5. 8 Insulation The insulation to ground. Mechanical ON and OFF position indicator. 23. Steel surfaces exposed to the weather shall be given a primer coat of zinc chromate and two coasts of weather resistant paint. Space heater 22.All interiors and exteriors of mechanism housing and enclosure cabinet/marshalling kiosk and other metal parts shall be thoroughly cleaned to remove all rusts. Handle for manual charging of Closing Springs. Capacitor tripping device along with a circuitry for testing its health. 6 Fittings and Accessories The following fittings and accessories shall form a part of each circuit breaker: 1. 14. 6. 4. PSR SECTION. All metal parts not accessible for painting shall be made of a corrosion resistant material. 10. All steel surfaces in contact with insulating oil as far as accessible shall be painted with not less than two coats of heat resistant. 7 Design Rating The rating of the Circuit Breakers covered by this specification are detailed in the section . Operation counter.-2. 17. 16. Erection & Maintenance Tools . 24. Pole discrepancy unit (for 245 KV breakers). Local/ remote/ off Changeover Switch. 7. Paint . 12. Fuses.42 Earthing . All paints shall be carefully selected to withstand tropical heat and extremes of weather.completely sealed into the insulated interrupting chamber. 19. Earthing terminals. oils insoluble insulating varnish. Arc quenching devices and contacts. Operating mechanism either pneumatic or hydraulic or motor operated spring. The paint shall not scale off or crinkle or be removed by abrasion due to normal handling. SF6 gas pressure gauge and gas density temperature compensated pressure switch. Interlocking device. 13. 11. All erection and maintenance tools for breakers and also for compressor of pneumatically operated breaker. grease or other adhering foreign material. Mechanically operated tripping and closing Device. Local electrical closing and tripping push buttons/knobs. Anti-pumping device. 15. 2. Name Plate.

which would cause corrosion or injury to conductors.2x50 microsec impulse) Creepage distance minimum (cm/KV) 2. dry (KV RMS) Low frequency withstand voltage. minimum clearance between phases and that between live parts and grounded objects on the basis of the BIL specified shall be specifically mentioned in the tender in case the apparatus is not impulse tested after complete assembly. Voltage level .43 phase of the completely assembled Circuit Breaker shall be capable of withstanding satisfactorily dielectric test voltages corresponding to BIL specified herein. 1.5 36 KV 70 KV 70 KV 170 KVp 2. 1 min. All joints shall be the SF6 gas/ air/ oil tight. When operating at normal rated voltage there shall be no electric discharge between the conductors and bushings. Bushing shall conform to latest issue of BS 3297 or IS 2099 or equivalent. All iron live parts shall be hot dip galvanised. The level of insulation shall be as follows: 1.2x50 microsec impulse) Creepage distance minimum (cm/KV) : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 245 KV 460 KV 460 KV 1050 KVp 2. 1 min.2x50 microsec impulse) Creepage distance minimum (cm/KV) 3. wet (KV RMS) Impulse voltage (1. .-2. They shall be designed to have ample insulation. The insulation of the bushings shall be coordinated with that of the Circuit Breakers. The external insulator supports shall be designed for BIL as indicated above and shall be suitable for installation in contaminated atmosphere. mechanical strength and rigidity for satisfactory operation. The clearances in air viz. ELECTRICITY DEPT. The surface of the joints shall be rued up. Voltage level – 145 KV Insulation classification Low frequency withstand voltage. PSR SECTION. Voltage level – 36 KV Insulation classification Low frequency withstand voltage. 1 min. Impulse withstand voltage of positive and negative polarity . The puncture strength of the bushing shall be greater than the dry flash over value. 1 min. The bushings shall be free from radio disturbance when operating at a voltage upto 10% above rafted voltage and shall also be free from external and internal corona.5 145KV 275 KV 275 KV 650 KVp 2. dry (KV RMS) Low frequency withstand voltage. The clearances shall be in line with the indicated standard. 1 min. 2. The porcelain used shall be homogeneous and free from cavities and other flaws.1050KV/ 650KV/ 170KV for 245 KV/ 145 KV/ 36 KV breakers respectively.5 BID DOCUMENT VOL. Table: Insulation Level for Bushings (Withstand Values). The design of the bushing shall be such as to ensure a uniform compressive pressure on the joints. wet (KV RMS) Impulse voltage (1. wet (KV RMS) Impulse voltage (1. 1 min. One minute power frequency withstand voltage . or supports. dry (KV RMS) Low frequency withstand voltage. insulators.245 KV Insulation classification Low frequency withstand voltage. All bushing of identical ratings shall be interchangeable.460KV/ 275KV/ 70KV for 245 KV/ 145 KV/ 36 KV breakers respectively.

drawings of spare parts and specification of materials at no cost to the purchaser. PSR SECTION. 3. 10 Tests Each Circuit breaker shall comply with type test carried out at NABL accredited laboratory / Equivalent laboratory aboard and shall individually be subjected to routine tests prescribed in indicated standard. After the inspection and testing the Contractor shall forward to the Purchaser six certified copies of the test results and certificate for approval of the Purchaser. Routine tests and acceptance tests as per the referred standard including speed tests shall be carried out on each type of Breaker in presence of the Purchaser’s representative if so desired by the Purchaser. The manufacturer shall provide adequate advance notice before phasing out any spare part from their product line. The equipment shall be despatched only after the test certificates have been approved by the Purchaser in writing and despatch clearance is issued. 2. The Contractor shall give Purchaser at least three weeks notice of any equipment being ready for testing. The following shall constitute the set of mandatory spares: 1. A millivolt drop test shall be made across the Circuit Breaker contacts and between terminals for comparison with the type test for temperature rise at rated normal current. these shall not exceed when corrected for the difference between ambient temperature at site and the ambient temperature specified in the approved standards. When the standards specify the limits of temperature rise. SF6 gas leak detector Unit. 11 Spares Manufacturer shall guarantee that he will supply spare parts if and when required on agreed basis for the life of the supplied items. . Complete set of SF6 gas filling unit for SF6 Circuit Breaker including its suitable carriage. A dielectric power factor test shall be carried out on the bushing and detailed test result shall be furnished.44 9 Temperature Rise The temperature rise and the maximum temperature attained by any part of the equipment other than coils but inclusive of contacts when in service at site under continuous full load conditions and exposed continuously to the direct rays of the sun shall not exceed the permissible limits fixed by approved standards. BID DOCUMENT VOL.-2. Complete set of SF6 gas evacuating Unit. The Bidder shall guarantee that before going out of production of the spare parts . he will give prints.if and when required to enable the purchaser to fabricate or procure spare parts from other source. The agreed basis shall be the published catalogue prices at the time of supply of the Spare Parts. The operating motors shall be tested in accordance with the relevant BS or equivalent. Reports of all type tests as stipulated in indicated standard and the line charging current and transformer charging current interrupting tests shall be furnished along with the tender. ELECTRICITY DEPT.

-2. operation and maintenance manual of the equipment before effecting delivery of the Breakers. 1. Details of Terminal Pad. 12. General outline drawing of piping. 4. 11. General outline drawing. required for pipes cables and other accessories. 8. 20. ELECTRICITY DEPT.rating and quantity of each component. Bill of Materials with make. 19. . 18. 9. Details of spare contacts of different relays/contactors/sensors with Circuit Breaker kiosk terminal numbers.45 12 Drawings & Documentation The manufacturer shall provide the following drawings and manuals along with the circuit breakers. The instruction Manual shall include a list of spare parts. 3. All parts shall be labeled and numbered to enable the Purchaser to order for spare parts if necessary. clearance and other details. The number of copies required and mode of submission is covered on the SCC. 10. Nameplate 15. Foundation drawings of all component parts of the equipment including structure mounting and structural drawing clearly showing details of the foundation required for these parts foundation loads and details of all ducts. trenches etc. PSR SECTION. Wiring/interconnection diagram for each equipment and terminal block. Interlock system. General outline drawings showing dimensions. 6. 14. 17. Detailed dimensions and assembly of Bushings. Assembly and sub-assembly drawings of the Breaker. Detailed dimension and assembly of important auxiliaries. Sectional views showing general constructional features of the Breaker and operating mechanism. kiosk terminal numbers and interlock system. 7. 16. net weight and shipping/ transportation weight etc. Interrupter assembly drawing. 13. BID DOCUMENT VOL. Wiring and control schematics diagram with ferrule numbers. Test report of terminal connectors with detailed drawings is to be submitted by the successful Bidder for technical approval. Any other relevant drawings and/or literature which the Bidder might decide to be necessary for explaining the constructional and operational features of the Circuit Breakers. 5. Sectional Views showing general constructional features of the breaker and operating mechanism. Erection. 2. Type test reports of similar rated Circuit Breaker conforming to the indicated standard to be submitted along with the offer.

of Poles Rated normal current in Amps Frequency (cycles per sec) Symmetrical Breaking Capacity in MVA . Capacity peak current during first half cycle (kA) Short time current (3 sec) 12 13 14 15 16 17 Operating duty Auto-reclose time (cycle from instant of trip coil energizing to the instant of contact fully closed) Latching requirement Interrupting time (cycles) Ambient Temperature Temperature rise above ambient under continuous full load operation .CO) 12 .3sec .46 13 Sl. . PSR SECTION. ELECTRICITY DEPT. (O .1 min power freq withstand voltage (KVrms) Insulation level .For current carrying parts in SF6 including contacts (in o C) Temperature rise above ambient under continuous full load operation .-2. without PIR 3 2000 50 17000 17000 40 100 Not less than rated symmetrical breaking current.0.2 / 50 micro-sec Impulse withstand (KVp) Operating Mechanism 18 As per IEC:62271-100 19 20 21 22 23 Not less than 2 1050 460 1050 Motor operated Spring or pneumatic or hydraulic with anti-pumping and trip free features As per IEC As per IEC 24 25 Restriking Voltage Rate of rise of restriking voltage BID DOCUMENT VOL.2nd Break after auto reclose Symmetrical Breaking current at rated voltage (kA) Max.1.1st Break Symmetrical Breaking Capacity in MVA .20 cycles adjustable Trip free operation Less than 4 cycles 50°C As per IEC:62271-100 245KV CIRCUIT BREAKER 1 Rated voltage 2 Interrupting medium 3 Type 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 No. 1 Specific Requirements CIRCUIT BREAKERS Description 2 Parameter 3 245KV SF6 Restrike free.For all other parts in direct contact with insulation other than SF6 gas (in oC) Over voltage factor consequent to low inductive current switching Basic Insulation level (KVp) Insulation level .CO 3min .

. (O . ELECTRICITY DEPT. PSR SECTION.0.-2. without PIR 4 No. Capacity peak current during first half cycle (kA) 11 Short time current (3 sec) Not less than rated symmetrical breaking current.220V DC 36 Breaking capacity of auxiliary contact 2A DC with time constant not less than 20ms 145KV CIRCUIT BREAKER 1 Rated voltage 145KV 2 Interrupting medium SF6 3 Type Restrike free. Of Poles 3 5 Rated normal current in Amps 2000 6 Frequency (cycles per sec) 50 7 Symmetrical Breaking Capacity in MVA .For current carrying parts in SF6 including contacts (in oC) Temperature rise above ambient under continuous full load operation .1 min power freq withstand voltage (KVrms) Insulation level .2 / 50 micro-sec Impulse withstand (KVp) Description 2 18 As per IEC:62271-100 19 20 21 22 Sl.CO 3min .20 cycles adjustable Trip free operation Less than 4 cycles 50°C As per IEC:62271-100 12 13 14 15 16 17 Operating duty Auto-reclose time (cycle from instant of trip coil energisation to the instant of contact fully closed) Latching requirement Interrupting time (cycles) Ambient Temperature Temperature rise above ambient under continuous full load operation .47 Sl.CO) 12 .2nd Break after auto reclose 9 Symmetrical Breaking current at rated voltage (kA) 40 10 100 Max.3 33 Clearances As per indicated Std.1st Break 10000 8 10000 Symmetrical Breaking Capacity in MVA . 34 Noise level at base and upto 50 meters distance from the base of 140 dB 35 Rating of auxiliary contact 10A.3sec .1. 1 26 Description 2 Power supply for operating mechanism Parameter 3 Single phase AC 240V 50Hz / 3-phase AC 415V 50Hz 27 Radio interference voltage at 156 KVrms in microV < 1000 28 Minimum creepage distance in mm 6125 29 Closing and trip coil voltage 220V DC 30 Number of trip coils Two per pole 31 Number of closing coils per pole One 32 First pole to clear factor 1.For all other parts in direct contact with insulation other than SF6 gas (in oC) Over voltage factor consequent to low inductive current switching Basic Insulation level (KVp) Insulation level . 1 Not less than 2 650 275 650 Parameter 3 BID DOCUMENT VOL.

CO) NA Trip free operation Less than 4 cycles 50°C 23 Operating Mechanism Sl. 415V 50Hz 25 Radio interference voltage at 156 KVrms in microV < 1000 26 Restriking Voltage As per IEC 27 Rate of rise of restriking voltage As per IEC 28 Minimum creepage distance in mm 3625 29 Closing and trip coil voltage 220V DC 30 Number of trip coils Two 31 Number of closing coils One 32 First pole to clear factor 1.220V DC 36 Breaking capacity of auxiliary contact 2A DC with time constant not less than 20ms 36KV CIRCUIT BREAKER 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Rated voltage Interrupting medium Type No. Capacity peak current during first half cycle (kAp) Short time current (3 sec) Operating duty Auto-reclose time (cycle from instant of trip coil energisation to the instant of contact fully closed) Latching requirement Interrupting time (cycles) Ambient Temperature 36KV SF6/ Vacuum Restrike free.1st Break Symmetrical Breaking Capacity in MVA . (O .5 Not less than rated symmetrical breaking current. Of Poles Rated normal current in Amps Frequency (cycles per sec) Symmetrical Breaking Capacity in MVA . 34 Noise level at base and upto 50 meters distance from the base of 140 dB 35 Rating of auxiliary contact 10A. PSR SECTION.0. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 240V 50Hz / 3-phase AC.48 Motor operated Spring or pneumatic or hydraulic with anti-pumping and trip free features 24 Power supply for operating mechanism Single phase AC.3sec .-2.CO 3min .2nd Break after auto recluse Symmetrical Breaking current at rated voltage (kA) Max.3 33 Clearances As per indicated Std. 1 Description 2 Parameter 3 BID DOCUMENT VOL. . without PIR 3 2000 50 1500 1500 25 62.

PSR SECTION.1 min power freq withstand voltage (KVrms) Insulation level .49 17 Temperature rise above ambient under continuous full load operation . 24 Power supply for operating mechanism 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 Restriking Voltage Rate of rise of restriking voltage Minimum creepage distance in mm Closing and trip coil voltage Number of trip coils Number of closing coils First pole to clear factor Clearances Noise level at base and upto 50 meters distance from the base of 140 dB Rating of auxiliary contact 10A.For current carrying parts including contacts (in oC) Temperature rise above ambient under continuous full load operation .-2.220V DC Breaking capacity of auxiliary contact 2A DC with time constant not less than 20ms BID DOCUMENT VOL.2/ 50 micro-sec Impulse withstand (KVp) Operating Mechanism As per IEC:62271-100 18 19 20 21 22 23 As per IEC:62271-100 Not less than 2 170 70 170 Motor operated Spring anti-pumping and trip free features Single phase AC 240V 50Hz / 3-phase AC 415V As per IEC As per IEC 900 220V DC Two One 1. ELECTRICITY DEPT.1. .5 As per indicated Std.For all other parts in direct contact with insulation other than SF6 gas (in oC) Over voltage factor consequent to low inductive current switching Basic Insulation level (KVp) Insulation level .

electrical and mechanical interlocks. central post rotating. outdoor type. 145 KV.Specification for Alternating Current disconnectors (Isolators) and Earthing Switches for voltages above 1100V. 2 unit solid core post insulator stack with and without earth switches. motor operated isolator suitable for horizontal upright mounting with all accessories. electrical and mechanical interlocks. outdoor. 3. 245 KV. outdoor. 1050 KVp BIL. manufacture. Single pole. Single pole. normal. 650 KVp BIL. double break. 2 unit post type stack insulators with and without earth switch. 4. motor driven mechanism. isolators suitable for horizontal upright mounting with all accessories. double break. motor operated isolator (tandem type). IS: 2544. 2. If standards other than those specified above are adopted than the same shall be stated. motor driven mechanism. The performance and operation of the equipment in such case shall be equal to or better than the specified standards.50 SPECIFICATION FOR ISOLATORS DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA – 700054 1 Scope This specification covers the design. . 145 KV. manually gang operated. double break. 36 KV. motor operated isolator (normal/ tandem type). testing at manufacture’s works. central post rotating. low level. electrical and mechanical interlocks. motor driven mechanism. Triple pole central post rotating. 2 unit solid core post insulator stack with and without earth switches. manual operating mechanism. outdoor type. Triple pole central post rotating. 170 KVp BIL. 3 single pole units to be operated as complete set/ unit for 3-phase operation suitable for horizontal upright mounting with all accessories. PSR SECTION. IS: 9921(Part-I to Part-V). 2. double break. ELECTRICITY DEPT. low level. 3 single pole units to be operated as complete set/ unit for 3-phase operation suitable for horizontal upright mounting with all accessories. electrical and mechanical interlocks. 3 3. 2 Standards The equipment shall conform to the latest edition of the following standards: 1.-2. 2 unit solid core post insulator stack with and without earth switches. 650 KVp BIL. Porcelain post insulators for systems with nominal voltage greater than 1000 Volts. packing and delivery of motor/ manually operated isolators of the following types: 1.1 Construction General BID DOCUMENT VOL.

carried by an isolator in the closed position during the rated duration of short circuit. the isolator shall be able to carry its rated normal current without its temperature rise exceeding the values specified in IS:9921.3 Operating mechanism 3. The details of the supporting structure shall be obtained from the Purchaser. 3. The fixed and moving contacts shall be made of hard drawn electrolytic copper. Shields shall be furnished wherever necessary. The rated peak withstand current and the rated short time withstand current. There shall be no sharp corners or points on the live parts. PSR SECTION.3.3. Suitable guides shall be provided for operating drive of earthing switch. The operating rods or pipes shall preferably be provided with universal coupling to account for angular misalignment. All bearings shall be heavy duty.2 Support structure The isolators shall be mounted on a supporting structure. The design of mechanism shall be such as to prevent over travel of contacts when operated manually or electrically. These single pole units (for R.51 All 245 KV and 145 KV tandem isolators shall comprise of three. The individual mechanism boxes shall be connected to a master kiosk. BID DOCUMENT VOL. After the passage of these currents. The equipment shall be designed to withstand the electrical and mechanical stresses imposed by system fault conditions. single pole units. Y. There shall be no harmful rise in temperature due to flow of short circuit current for time period indicated in the rating requirements. lubricated for high life and sealed against dust and moisture. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 3.2 36 KV Isolator Operation shall be easy for any normal person without much effort and the torque required should not be more than 30 kg-meter. 3. The whole mechanism of Make/ Break shall conform to stringent quality control of production. ii) Separation of the contacts iii) A temperature rise that added to the maximum temperature obtained when carrying the rated normal current continuously. B) shall be electrically ganged to perform the three phase service requirements stated herein. All bearings shall be heavy duty. All ferrous parts shall be corrosion protected by hot dip galvanizing to conform to IS : 2633. The terminal pads shall be made of copper with tin plating. 145 KV normal isolator shall be 3 pole mechanically ganged with motor operating mechanism.-2. shall not causei) Material mechanical damage to any part of the isolator. No moving parts shall require lubrication at intervals of less than one year. each with its own operating mechanism box complete with motor and control circuits. . All design data including base channel’s mounting holes are to be matched with the above structure. All local/remote electrical operations shall be performed via the common kiosk.1 245 KV & 145 KV Isolator Each pole of a 245 KV isolator / 145 KV tandem isolator shall have its own mechanism box motor drive unit. The mechanism shall ensure simultaneous and identical operation of the speed of the blade during make and break will be such that there should not be any perceptible vibration of the stack. The master kiosk shall incorporate pole discrepancy units besides other functions. Meter. is likely to damage the insulation. There shall be provision for local manual operation also. The torque required for local manual operation shall not be more than 30 Kg. The mechanism shall ensure simultaneous and identical operation of the three poles. All fasteners shall be locked in position.

5 Contacts Contacts shall be high-pressure self-aligning. The motors should be electrically reversible type with high starting torque. self-cleaning adjustable type made of corrosion resistant hard drawn electrolytic copper. Local/ remote change over switches. Motor space heaters at 240 ± 10% single phase. The high pressure type contacts shall wipe the contact surface while opening and closing. cleated and finished at numbered terminal blocks with cable lug type terminals and numbered terminal ferrules the space BID DOCUMENT VOL. All movable parts in the current path shall be shunted by flexible copper conductors of sufficient length to prevent breaking due to repeated closing. Supply cut-off switch backed up by air circuit breakers.7 Operating kiosk Shall be made of sheet steel of thickness not less than 2mm. A. PSR SECTION.4 Motors Operating motors shall be totally enclosed. The equipment to be supplied with the control cabinet shall include the following : 1. 3. utility outlets and cable terminal glands for the Purchaser’s cables. 7.55. 3. Cable glands for PVC armoured cables. Fixed guides wherever necessary should be provided. Weather and dust protected control cabinet shall be provided for housing the operating motor control equipment and interlocks for the mechanism. The degree of protection shall be IP . The wiring in the control cabinet near the isolators shall be made with 1100V grade. Push button reversible starters with magnetic thermal over load tripping device for the motors.C. 50 Hz are also to be provided. The wiping action shall be sufficient to remove any film of oxide which may be formed during the operation of the switches. Necessary terminal blocks with ten percent spare terminals. It shall be grouped. Full contact and current carrying capacity shall be secured with a lateral travel allowance. supply. weather proof. 4. outdoor type insulated for tropical service and suitable for continuous operation on 415 ±10%. thermostat controlled space heaters. 5. 3. Auxiliary switch contacts. cubicle light switch. 6. The switch contacts shall be capable of isolating power transformers generators and overhead lines at no load from the system and also be capable of interrupting charging current mentioned earlier. . 50 Hz. PVC insulated copper conductors.6 Switch blade & Jaws The switch blades shall be corrosion resistant of hard drawn electrolytic copper and capable of withstanding all conditions of operation including specified short circuits without distortion. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 3. The contacts shall be so designed that wiping action shall not cause scouring and abrasion on the contact surfaces. All wiring for the motor and associated controls shall be terminated in this cabinet. One utility outlet for hand lamps.52 lubricated for life and sealed against dust and moisture. 2. It shall be complete with hinged door and padlock with duplicated keys. direct-on line type fitted with magnetic/thermal overload trip devices and HRC fuses. 3. 3 phase. Motor starters shall be automatic contactor.-2.

single pole.12 Protective Coatings All ferrous parts shall be corrosion protected by hot dip galvanized to conform to IS:2633 or equivalent. All these interlocks shall be of fail safe type. For earthing switch. 5 Material & Workmanship BID DOCUMENT VOL. The earthing switch shall be capable of discharging trapped charges of the associated lines.-2. auxiliary contacts. The earth switches wherever provided shall be interlocked so that they can be operated only when the isolator is open.10 Insulators Solid core insulators are to be used for 245 KV and 145 KV isolators.8 Auxiliary switches Sixteen. PSR SECTION. . 4 Operational Requirements Isolators and earth switches shall be capable of withstanding the dynamic and thermal effects of the maximum possible short circuit of the system in the closed position. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Isolators and earth switches shall have provision to prevent their electrical and manual operation unless the associated interlocking conditions with other equipment in the bay are met. six auxiliary contacts are to be supplied. The details are indicated in the respective specifications for solid core and pedestal post insulators.e.9 Interlocks Interlock shall be provided to prevent the isolator the being operated on load i.I. 3. shall be provided on the contacts where required. which can be adjusted to be in the normally close or normally open position as required shall be furnished in the case of 245 KV and 145 KV isolators. single pole. Interlock shall also be provided so that electrical operation of the isolator from local/ remote is only possible when the operating handle for manual operation is not in use. The contact rating shall be at least 10 Amps.11 Arching Horn Suitable adjustable arcing horns made of tinned electrolytic copper or G. The isolators and earth switches shall be able to bear on the terminals the total forces on the attached conductor without impairing reliability or current carrying capacity. Pedestal post type insulators are to used for 36 KV isolators. As per IS:9921(Part-III). 3. supply failure. Pole discrepancy shall provided for a 245 KV and 145 KV isolators with single units operated as one unit for 3-phase operation. All non-ferrous fasteners should be heavily tinned. 3.53 heater connections shall be insulated with porcelain beads over a safe distance. 3. Six. Earth switches wherever provided shall be mechanically and electrically interlocked so that they can be operated only when the isolator is opened or vice versa. 3. The isolator should be manually operable in case of aux. opening and closing of isolator can be done only when the circuit breaker is open. auxiliary contacts which can be adjusted to be in the normally close or normally open position as required shall be furnished in the case of 36 KV isolators. Manual operation of isolator shall only be possible when the breaker is open and the supply to control circuit for isolator operation is off (handle interlock).

Temperature rise on main circuits and auxiliary equipment. Mechanical operation test 5. . 4. cracks or other defects and shall be smooth close grained and of true forms and dimensions. Tests shall be made in accordance with the indicated standards. The submission and approval procedure is indicated in the SCC. Detailed drawings of the operating mechanism. Liberal factors of safety shall be used throughout the design and specially in the design of all parts subject to alternating stresses or shocks. 6. Power Frequency voltage dry tests of the main circuit 2. All routine tests constitute the acceptance tests also. BID DOCUMENT VOL. Satisfactory Operation and Mechanical endurance test. Temperature rise test on main circuit.1 Type Tests Complete Type Test Reports from NABL accredited laboratory / Equivalent laboratory aboard shall be submitted along with the offer. The following are the minimum tests required to be carried out on the offered isolators. auxiliary switches. 5. Test to prove the capability of carrying the rated peak short circuit current and rated short time current. Demonstration at site also is to be carried out by supplier’s representative. 6. 7.3 Acceptance Tests Each completely assembled unit shall be operated at least fifty times and all adjustments made before dispatch. 6. ELECTRICITY DEPT. The following constitute the type tests: 1. PSR SECTION. Voltage test on the control and auxiliary circuit 3. Lightning Impulse voltage dry tests. earthing switches etc.2 Routine Tests The following constitute the routine tests: 1.54 All materials used in the manufacture of the equipment shall be new and shall conform to requisite design features like strength durability etc. Casting shall be free from blowholes. 3. flaws. 6. Power frequency voltage wet tests on main circuits. 7 Documentation The following shall constitute the documentation required for the specified equipment. Power frequency voltage on auxiliary equipment.-2. 6 Tests Operation of the isolators shall be tested at manufacturer’s works. 1 2 General outline and dimensioned drawings depicting the net and shipping weights. Power frequency voltage dry tests on main circuits. 2. No plugged or filled up holes or other defects will be normally allowed. Measurement of resistance of the main circuit 4.

ELECTRICITY DEPT.55 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Detailed drawings of the contact assembly. Detailed drawings of terminal pad where the connector is to be mounted. operation and maintenance. Schematic and detailed wiring diagrams for the motor control circuit. PSR SECTION.-2. Earth operating mechanism and foundation details. Details of mounting for the isolators. Fixing details of earth operating mechanism with base channels. Fixing details of the base on structure. Foundation details of operating mechanism. . Instruction manual for erection. BID DOCUMENT VOL. Detailed diagrams of the interlock schemes. Arrangement drawing of the operating kiosk.

1250A 2000A 50 Hz 40kA for 1sec 100 kA Double. Minimum clearance for isolator between phase and earth 2208mm Maximum charging current to be interrupted 2 Amps Insulators Solid core post type as per spec.5M & phase spacing 4M 5 Rated frequency 6 Rated short time current(rms) 7 Rated peak withstand current 8 Type of Break 9 Basic Insulation level 1. 50Hz 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Interlock Temperature rise of current carrying parts Short time rating Mechanical Terminal Load Earthing Switch Electrical As per IS:9921 As per IS:9921 As per IS:9921 Independent manual drive mechanically interlocked with main blades. AC. one unit for each pole. horizontal 245 KV ISOLATOR 1 Rated voltage 2 Number of poles 3 Type 4 Rated normal current a For terminal height 5. PSR SECTION. Mounting Horizontal upright with horizontal break. 1 Specific Requirements ISOLATORS Parameter 2 Value 3 245 KV Three As per spec.75M & phase spacing 4M b For stringing height 10. BID DOCUMENT VOL.2/50 microsec Impulse test voltage (KVp) To earth and between poles a Across the isolating distance b 10 One minute power frequency withstand voltage (KVrms) a To earth and between poles b Across the isolating distance 11 Operating mechanism 1050 1200 460 530 Motor operated.-2.56 8 Sl. ELECTRICITY DEPT. . Control voltage 415 V.

7M Rated frequency Rated short time current Rated peak withstand current Type of Break Basic Insulation level 1. 50Hz Interlock Electrical As per IS:9921 Temperature rise of current carrying parts Short time rating As per IS:9921 Earthing Switch Independent manual drive mechanically interlocked with main blades. Control voltage 415 V. . BID DOCUMENT VOL.7M For stringing height 9M & phase spacing 2. Minimum clearance for isolator between phase and earth 1472mm Maximum charging current to be interrupted 2 Amps Insulators Solid core post type as per spec. 3 phases Normal type mechanically ganged. one unit for each pole Motor operated.2/50 microsec Impulse test voltage (KVp) To earth and between poles Across isolating distance One minute power frequency withstand voltage (KVrms) To earth and between poles Across isolating distance Operating Mechanism Tandem type 145 KV Three As per spec. 1 Parameter 2 Value 3 145 KV ISOLATOR 1 2 4 5 a b 6 7 8 9 10 a b 11 a b 12 a b Rated voltage Number of poles Type Rated continuous current For terminal height 5. 100 kA Double. PSR SECTION. ELECTRICITY DEPT.3M & phase spacing 2.-2.57 Sl. AC. horizontal 650 750 275 315 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Motor operated. 1250A 2000A 50 Hz 40 KA for 3 secs. Mounting Horizontal upright with horizontal break.

-2.58 Sl. horizontal 36 KV Three As per spec.2/50 microsec Impulse test voltage (KVp) To earth and between poles Across isolating distance One minute power frequency withstand voltage (KVrms) To earth and between poles Across isolating distance Operation Interlock Temperature rise of current carrying parts Short time rating Earthing Switch 1250A 2000A 50 Hz 25kA for 3 secs 62.5M Rated frequency Rated short time current(rms) Rated peak withstand current Type of Break Basic Insulation level 1.5 kA Double. ELECTRICITY DEPT. three phase mechanically ganged Electrical and mechanical As per IS: 9921 As per IS: 9921 Independent manual drive mechanically interlocked with main blades. . PSR SECTION. 170 195 70 80 Manual. BID DOCUMENT VOL. Minimum clearance for isolator between phase and earth 508mm Maximum charging current to be interrupted Insulators 2 Amps Pedestal post type as per spec. 1 Parameter 2 Value 3 36 KV ISOLATOR 1 2 3 4 a b 5 6 7 8 9 a b 10 a b 11 12 13 14 15 Rated voltage Number of poles Type Rated continuous current For terminal height 4M & phase spacing 1.75M & phase spacing 1.5M For stringing height 6. 16 17 18 19 Mounting Horizontal upright with horizontal break.

3 System Data 220 KV and 132KV systems are effectively earthed. 4 Construction The outdoor type single phase current transformers shall be of Dead tank design for 220 KV and 132 KV CT and of dead / live tank design for 33 KV CT.II.Blue .Yellow . 2 Standards The equipment covered by this specification shall conform in all respect to the latest version of the following standards: • IEC : 60044-1 • IS : 2705(Part I. III. The three-phase unit vector rotates anti-clockwise in the order . PSR SECTION. the stipulations made herein shall be binding.-2. electromagnetic potential transformers for relaying and metering purposes in 220 KV. ELECTRICITY DEPT.Red . packing for road transportation and delivery at site of 220 KV. manufacture. 33 KV outdoor type current transformers and 220KV/√3 110V/√3.132KV solidly grounded and 33KV ungrounded system. / / / Current transformer shall hereinafter be referred to as CT and potential transformer as PT. testing at manufacture’s works.700054 1 Scope This specification cover the design. .III) Wherever the stipulation in this specification are at variance with the standard. 33 KV system is Grounded through ZigZag Star Grounding Transformer. • IEC : 60044-2 • IS : 3156 (Parts I.Red. The Current and Potential transformers shall be complete with all accessories including secondary terminal boxes. 132 KV.33KV/√3 110V/√3 outdoor type.132KV/√3 110V/√3.59 SPECIFICATION FOR INSTRUMENT TRANSFORMERS DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA . The design and construction BID DOCUMENT VOL. II. The system frequency is 50 Hz. IV) • IS : 5621-Specification of Hollow Insulators for Use in Electrical Equipment.

for 5A secondary.mm. The Bushing should conform IS 5621. threaded connections and pipe. 4. and shall be homogeneous thoroughly vitrified and impervious to moisture.mm. The tank as well as other metallics exposed to the atmosphere may be hot dip galvanized or painted and shall be designed to withstand internal pressures developed due to symmetrical short circuit values stated elsewhere in this document.5 Terminals BID DOCUMENT VOL.1 Tank and Fittings All 220 KV and 132KV instrument transformers shall be hermetically sealed. Pressure relieving device capable of releasing abnormal internal pressures should also be provided. The insulation of the bushing shall be co-ordinated with that of the current transformer such that the flash-over will occur externally. free from blisters. PVC sheathed. Copper for 1A secondary and 10 sq. burns and other similar defects. The tank shall be fitted with oil sight gauges and cocks for convenient filling and draining of oil. .3 Connectors for earthing Suitable connectors for earthing connections of the equipments to ground bus shall have to be supplied with the equipment. 4. The number of opening in the tank for bringing out tapping should be kept to a minimum. There shall be no undue stressing due to temperature changes and adequate means shall be provided to accommodate conductor expansion. The terminal box.4 Secondary Terminal Box The secondary terminals shall be housed in a weather proof chamber for receiving Purchaser’s PVC insulated.fittings shall be properly machined and provided with gaskets where necessary to ensure oil tight fitting. with the cover closed and tightened and the cable/conduit in position when supplied shall have degree of protection conforming to IP 55 of IS : 13947. Nitrogen may be used for hermetic sealing. The glazing shall be uniform brown color. ELECTRICITY DEPT. The CT shall be structurally stable. 4. The tank shall be hydraulically tested for oil tightness and all cover seals flanges joints. Each current transformer shall have two grounding pads. The oil filled bushing shall have ample insulation and mechanical strength for the duty involved and shall be designed to prevent accumulation of explosive gases and to provide adequate oil circulation to remove internal heat. The porcelain shall be made by wet process.-2. The common features shall be as follows: 4.The secondary terminals of CT shall be suitable for lugs of 6 sq.60 shall be such as to enable ease of handling during repair and maintenance ‘at site’. 4. The bushing shall be of oil filled porcelain type suitable for outdoor use and mounted upright on Steel Structure. Compensation arrangements for oil volume variation in tank shall be ensured. PSR SECTION. The secondary terminal compartment shall have a removable cover. armored power / control cables. Part-1. In the case of 220 KV and 132KV CTs. the primary winding power factor tap shall also be terminated in the secondary terminal box through proper bushing.2 Mounting The Instrument Transformers shall preferably have universal base for mounting on steel structures.

2 Core Construction The core shall be of high grade. PT primary terminals shall be made of non-ferrous corrosion resistant material.1. The core shall be mechanically strong and all core-clamping bolts shall be effectively insulated. scales.-2. All machine finished or bright surfaces shall be coated with a protective compound and suitably wrapped or otherwise protected. 4. The saturation factor of the core shall be low enough not to cause any damage to measuring instruments in the event maximum short circuit current. . All points shall be carefully selected to withstand tropical heat and extreme weather conditions. corrosion.61 CT primary terminals shall be made of Copper. non-aging. Steel surface exposed to the atmosphere if not hot dip galvanized shall be given a priming coat of Zinc Chromate and two coats of light grey paint. BID DOCUMENT VOL.1. 4.7 Name Plate and Markings Each current transformer shall carry rating and diagram plate giving particulars as per IS 2705. The terminal markings shall also be in according with the specification mentioned above. The paint shall not scale off or crinkle or be removed by abrasion due to normal handling and for a reasonable period of life. grease or other adhering foreign matters. 5 Instrument Specific Features Apart from the above constructional requirements each type of instrument transformer shall comply with the following additional features: 5. 4. The core to be used for metering and instrumentation shall be of accuracy class specified. All steel surfaces in contact with insulating oil as far as accessible shall be painted with not less than two coats of heat resistant oil insoluble insulating varnish. All metal parts not accessible for painting shall be made of a corrosion resisting material. The secondary terminals shall be terminated to stud type terminals inside the terminal box. electrical silicon laminated steel of low hysteresis loss and high permeability to ensure high accuracy at both normal and overcurrent. secondary box and other metal Parts shall be thoroughly cleaned to remove all rust.6 Painting All interiors or exteriors of tanks.1 Current transformer The current transformers shall have a ring type or hair pin type primary designed in such a manner as to bring of the secondary terminals in a weather proof terminal box at the bottom.1 Temperature Rise The temperature rise of current transformer winding when carrying continuous thermal current at rated frequency with rated output shall not exceed the following values above the specified ambient: • 40oC in all parts by thermometer • 45oC in the winding by resistance 5.8 Oil The oil shall be un-inhibited conforming to IS-335. PSR SECTION. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Tariff metering cores shall be made of mumetal. 5.

The secondary terminals shall be provided with short circuiting arrangements. electromagnetic type for 220 KV and 132KV effectively earthed system and 33 KV non-effectively earthed system. PT shall be conforming to IS : 3156 in all respect. 5. 5. oil immersed self cooled.8 lagging and unity shall not exceed the following values above the specified ambient: • 40o in oil by thermometer. .s respectively.1 Temperature Rise The temperature rise of voltage transformer at the specified voltage. • 45o winding by resistance. PSR SECTION.5 Insulation The current transformer shall withstand satisfactory the dielectric test voltages corresponding to basic insulation level of 1050 KVp. 5. • 55o of winding by resistance at rated voltage factor. indicating instruments. rated frequency and rated burden at any power factor between 0. 132 KV and 33 KV C. The secondary taps shall be adequately reinforced to withstand normal handling without damage.3 Windings Primary shall be made of Copper only. 5.T. The bushing should conform to IS : 5621.1.62 Cores to be used for protective relaying purpose shall be of accuracy class specified. PT shall be used as potential source to protective relays.The different ratios specified shall be achieved by secondary taps only and primary reconnection shall not be accepted in any case. There shall be no undue stressing due to temperature changes and adequate means shall be provided to accommodate conductor expansion. 650 KVp and 170KVp for 220 KV. Primary & Secondary winding shall be made of Copper only.2 Core Construction The core shall be of non-ageing silicon laminated steel of the highest quality. The voltage transformer shall be designed to prevent accumulation of explosive gases and to provide adequate oil circulation to remove internal heat. 5.2. The rating of the secondary windings shall be as indicated in the design requirements. The core shall be so designed that no saturation takes place when 1.-2.4 Protective device Secondary protective device shall be provided.1. The core shall be mechanically strong and all core clamping bolts shall be effectively insulated. ELECTRICITY DEPT.1. single pole. BID DOCUMENT VOL. Laminations shall be coated on one side with approved insulating materials and shall be inter-leaved. tariff metering equipment and for obtaining voltage reference for synchronizing purpose. if necessary. Cross-section of the winding shall be chosen to suit the specified continuous and short-time current carrying capacity .2.2 Potential transformers The potential transformer shall be outdoor porcelain type. single phase. 5.73 times normal voltage is applied to the windings for a period of 15 minutes.

3. Short time current test.3 Acceptance Tests BID DOCUMENT VOL.4 Insulation The PT shall withstand satisfactorily the dielectric test voltage corresponding to basic insulation level of 1050 KVp. The following constitutes the type tests : 1. 6. 6. 5.1 Tests Current Transformers 6. Determination of errors and other characteristics specific to a particular accuracy class.1. PSR SECTION.1 Type Tests Complete Type Test Reports on each type of current transformer shall be submitted with the offer as per IS 2705 / IEC 60044-1 from NABL accredited laboratory / Equivalent laboratory aboard. 2. Temperature Rise test.1.2 Routine Tests The following constitutes the routine tests: 1. . 6. Over-voltage inter turn test.5 KV and above). High voltage power frequency wet withstand voltage test. 5.1. Power frequency dry withstand tests on secondary windings. 4. Lightning Impulse test. Verification of terminal markings and polarity.2. 650 KVp and 170 KVp for 220 KV. 3. The Potential Transformer Core to be used for metering and instrumentation shall be of specified accuracy class as per IS : 3156.63 5. Determination of errors and other characteristics specific to a particular accuracy class. Power frequency dry withstand tests on primary winding. 4. 2.-2.2. 132 KV and 33 KV voltage levels respectively.3 Winding The Primary VA capacity should be sufficient to deliver the summation of rated burdens of all secondary windings. 5. ELECTRICITY DEPT. The PT core to be used for protective relaying purpose shall be of specified accuracy class as per above mentioned IS. 6 6. Partial discharge tests as per IS 11322/IEC 60270 (on CTs with highest system voltage level of 72.

Determination of errors and other characteristics specific to a particular accuracy class. 5. 5.1 Type Tests Complete Type Test Reports for each type of potential transformer shall be submitted with the offer as per IS 3156 / IEC 60044-2 from NABL accredited laboratory / Equivalent laboratory aboard. PSR SECTION. Verification of terminal markings and polarity. Determination of errors and other characteristics specific to a particular accuracy class. Power frequency dry withstand tests on secondary windings.2. Partial discharge tests as per IS 11322/IEC 60270 6. Diagram of connections.2. list of fittings and details of terminal pads. The tests shall be carried out in the presence of Purchaser’s representative if so desired by the Purchaser. Lightning impulse test 4. Over-voltage inter turn test. BID DOCUMENT VOL.64 All tests indicated in the list of routine tests shall constitute the acceptance tests. The following constitutes the type tests : 1.2 Potential Transformer 6.2. 2. .-2. 4. Temperature-rise test 2. All test reports should be submitted and subsequently got approved in writing from the Purchaser before dispatch of the equipment is effected. name plate and rating plate. 2. 6. Temperature Rise Test shall be carried out on one CT of each lot offered for inspection. All test reports should be submitted and subsequently got approved in writing from the Purchaser before dispatch of the equipment is effected. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 6.3 Acceptance Tests All tests indicated in the list of routine tests shall constitute the acceptance tests in the presence of Purchaser’s representative if so desired by the Purchaser. Detailed dimensional drawings and drilling plan. Short-circuit withstand capability test –as per IEC 60044-2 (optional-as per Purchaser opinion) 3. 7 Documentation The following shall be submitted: 1. In addition to the above. High voltage power frequency wet withstand test. 6.2 Routine Tests The following constitutes the routine tests: 1. 3. net weight of the instrument transformer complete with oil and fittings and weight and volume of oil. Power frequency dry withstand tests on primary winding.

PSR SECTION. Sectional view showing internal arrangement of Core and Windings and connections. The number of copies required and procedure for submission are indicated in the SCC. BID DOCUMENT VOL. . 4.-2. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 5. Manuals if any.65 3. Magnetisation curve and other electrical data.

2 ≤ 5 15/10 VA BID DOCUMENT VOL.-2. Rated secondary current in A Minimum creepage distance (phase to ground) in mm Class of insulation One minute power frequency withstand voltage between secondary terminal and earth in KVrms Partial discharge level Type Extended current rating Core Ratio Class Minimum knee point voltage (Vkp) Excitation Current (Iex) Rct Ratio Class Minimum knee point voltage(Vkp) Excitation Current (Iex) Rct ALF Ratio Class ISF Burden Type 1 3 220 245 1050 460 50 40 100 800 960 1-1-1 6125 A 3 10pC max Dead tank 120% (for Core-3) Core 1 800-400/1A PS ≥ 1600/800V ≤ 15/30 mA at Vkp/4 < 10/5 ohms Core 2 800-400/1A PS ≥ 1600/800V ≤ 15/30 mA at Vkp/4 < 10/5 ohms Core 3 800-400/1A 0.66 1 Specific Requirements 220 KV Current Transformer Sl. PSR SECTION. .2 ≤ 5 15/10 VA Type 2 4 220 245 1050 460 50 40 100 800 960 1-1-1 6125 A 3 10pC max Dead tank 120%(for Core-3) Core 1 800-400/1A PS ≥ 1600/800V ≤ 15/30 mA at Vkp/4 ≤ 10/5 ohms Core 2 800-400/1A 5P 20 Core 3 800-400/1A 0. Rated continuous thermal current in Amps. 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 17a 17b 17c 17d 17e 18 18a 18b 18c 18d 18e 18f 19 19a 19b 19c 19d Parameter 2 Nominal System Voltage in KVrms Highest System Voltage in KVrms Lightning Impulse withstand voltage in KVp One minute power frequency wet withstand voltage in KVrms Rated frequency in Hz Rated short time current for 1 sec in kA Rated dynamic current in kAp Rated primary current in Amps. ELECTRICITY DEPT.

2 continuous 1. PSR SECTION.-2.4 Winding 1 220KV/√3 110V/√3 0. 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 13a 13b 13c 14 14a 14b 14c 15 15a 15b 15c Parameter 2 Nominal System Voltage in KVrms Highest System Voltage in KVrms Lightning Impulse withstand voltage in KVp One minute power frequency wet withstand voltage in KVrms Rated frequency in Hz Rated voltage factor Class of Insulation Minimum creepage distance (phase to ground) in mm One minute power frequency withstand voltage between secondary terminal and earth in KVrms Partial discharge level Type Earth fault factor Ratio Class Burden Ratio Class Burden Ratio Class Burden Type 1 3 220 245 1050 275 50 1.2 50 VA Type 2 4 220 245 1050 275 50 1.67 220 KV Electromagnetic Potential Transformer Sl.5 for 30 secs A 6125 3 10pC max Dead tank ≤1.5 for 30 secs A 6125 3 10pC max Dead tank ≤ 1. ELECTRICITY DEPT.2 50 VA Winding 3 220KV/√3 110V/√3 0.4 Winding 1 220KV/√3 110V/√3 3P 100 VA Winding 2 220KV/√3 110V/√3 0.2 50 VA - BID DOCUMENT VOL.2 continuous 1. .

68 SPECIFICATION FOR LIGHTNING ARRESTERS DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA .245 / 145 / 36 KV. surge counters. testing and supply of 198 KV. current meters and other connecting accessories.Metal-oxide surge arresters without gaps The equipment shall conform to the latest edition of the following standards: Wherever the stipulations in this specification are at variance with the standards. . 120 KV.1050 KVp for 245 KV system. C. . Standards IEC 60099-4. • B. the stipulation made herein shall be binding. IS : 3070(Part-III) . 132 KV AC neutral grounded and 33 KV AC ungrounded system complete with insulating base. systems. . 650 KVp for 145 KV system and 170 KVp for 36 KV system. 2.220 / 132 / 33 KV. PSR SECTION.Overhead ground wires provided.-2. surge monitors.50.I. . . Metal-oxide surge arresters without gaps for A. . 2 1. of Phases • Operating frequency (Hz) • System neutral connection • Isocraunic level • Shielding • Shield angle .70.30. manufacture.a) 220 KV and 132 KV . ELECTRICITY DEPT.earthed through a grounding transformer • Nominal System Voltage (KV rms) • Highest system voltage (KV rms) • No. of the equipment to be protected (KVp) . BID DOCUMENT VOL.3. 36 KV heavy duty station class Zinc Oxide gapless Lightning Arresters for 220 KV.L. 4 Construction Construction requirements shall conform to Section 5 of IEC 60099-4. .700054 1 Scope This specification covers the design. 3 System Data .solidly earthed b) 33 KV .

connecting conductor. leakage current detector. with 20% spare hardware. spring washers etc. Dimensioned drawing of complete arrester and fixing details.All acceptance tests stipulated in IEC 60099-4 shall be performed during inspection to be carried out by the Purchaser’s representative. 6 Documentation 1.-2. Dimensioned drawing of terminal and ground connector giving details of materials used. A schedule of the standard tests carried out by the manufacturers shall be submitted along with the tender. 4. 3.I. Diagram of minimum clearances in relation to adjacent grounded metallic structures. PSR SECTION. Type Test - The design test shall include ‘Radio interference’ on the complete arrester.69 All cemented and detachable ferrous hardware shall be hot dip galvanised. Dimensioned drawing of the surge monitor and counter and current meter. Sectional view of the arrester. porcelain base. Routine Test Routine tests as stipulated in IEC 60099-4 shall be carried out by the manufacturer on all complete arrestors and also on each section as per their standard practice. Each Lightning Arrestor shall be complete with all fittings and accessories like grading rings. Documentation shall include the following: BID DOCUMENT VOL. bolts. two (2) clamp type ground terminal connectors suitable for G. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 6. clamp type terminal connectors. 5 Tests Complete Type Test Reports for each type of Lightning Arresters shall be submitted with the offer as per IEC 60099-4 from NABL accredited laboratory / Equivalent laboratory aboard. Dimensioned drawing of the insulating base. discharge counter. The resistive current drawn by the arrestor at rated voltage shall be indicated in the routine test report. Galvanising shall conform to IS:2629. Acceptance Test . . Strip (50mm x 6mm) and necessary hardware such as nuts. 2. 5.

gapless. single phase. single phase. PSR SECTION. heavy duty.-2. station class 120 102 KV 10 Test as per IEC 60099-4 3 4 5 6 Rated arrester voltage in KV Maximum continuous operating voltage at 50 oC (MCOV) Nominal discharge current in KA with 8/20 µsec wave Insulation withstand voltage (Dry. gapless. single column. Instrument 198KV LA 1 Type of installation 2 Arrester type and class Value Outdoor. heavy duty. single column. . pedestal mounted Metal oxide. Wet and Impulse) Steep current impulse residual voltage at 10 KA of 1 µsec front time Lightning Impulse residual Voltage (KVp) (8x20 µsec wave) i) 5000 A ii) 10000 A 8 9 10 11 iii) 20000 A Long duration discharge class Switching impulse withstand voltage of arrester High current impulse withstand value (4x10 µsec) Pressure relief rated current i) High Current ii) Low Current 12 BIL(KVp) 13 Minimum creepage distance 120 KV LA 1 2 Type of installation Arrester type and class Class 3 Test as per IEC 60099-4 100kA peak As per IEC 60099-4 1050 25mm/KV Outdoor. station class 198 168KV 10 Test as per IEC 60099-4 Test as per IEC 60099-4 Test as per IEC 60099-4 3 4 5 6 7 8 Rated voltage in KV Maximum continuous operating voltage at 50 oC (MCOV) Nominal discharge current in kA with 8/20 µsec wave Insulation withstand voltage (Dry. pedestal mounted Metal oxide.70 7 Tender Specific Requirements LIGHTNING ARRESTERS The specific technical requirements for lightning arresters are as follows: Sl. Wet and Impulse) BID DOCUMENT VOL. ELECTRICITY DEPT.

pedestal mounted Metal oxide.71 Sl. 7 8 Instrument Steep current impulse residual voltage at 10 KA of 1 µsec front time Lightning Impulse residual Voltage (KVp) (8x20 µsec wave) i) 5000 A ii) 10000 A iii) 20000 A Value Test as per IEC 60099-4 Test as per IEC 60099-4 9 10 11 12 Long duration discharge class Switching impulse withstand voltage of arrester housing High current impulse withstand value (4x10 µsec) Pressure relief rated current iii) High Current iv) Low Current BIL (KVp) Minimum creepage distance Class 3 Test as per IEC 60099-4 100 KA peak As per IEC 60099-4 13 14 650 25mm/KV Outdoor. single column. . ELECTRICITY DEPT. heavy duty . Wet and Impulse) Steep current impulse residual voltage at 10 KA of 1 µsec front time Lightning Impulse residual Voltage (KVp) (8x20 µsec wave) i) 5000 A ii) 10000 A iii) 20000 A 9 10 11 12 Long duration discharge class Switching impulse withstand voltage of arrester housing High current impulse withstand value (4x10 µsec) Pressure relief rated current v) High Current vi) Low Current BIL (KVp) Minimum creepage distance 13 14 170 25 mm/KV BID DOCUMENT VOL. station class 36 30 KV 10 Test as per IEC 60099-4 Test as per IEC 60099-4 Test as per IEC 60099-4 Class 3 As per IEC 60099-4 100 KA peak As per IEC 60099-4 36 KV LA 1 Type of installation 2 Arrester type and class 3 4 5 6 7 8 Rated arrester voltage in KV Maximum continuous operating voltage at 50 oC (MCOV) Nominal discharge current in KA with 8/20 µsec wave Insulation withstand voltage (Dry. single phase.-2. PSR SECTION.gapless.

BID DOCUMENT VOL.700054 1 Scope The specification covers design. . CONDUCTOR (FRLS TYPE) : 1.1 KV (E) circular/shaped stranded Aluminium conductor. 3. CONDUCTOR (FRLS TYPE) : 1. overall served with PVC suitably compounded to ensure specified fire retardant low smoke properties. IEC 60811 7. IEC 60331 - Tests for electric cables under fire conditions (all relevant parts). Single layer GI round/ flat armoured. PVC insulated (heavy duty) electric cables for working voltages and including 1100 V. CU. extruded PVC insulated. overall served with PVC suitably compounded to ensure specified fire retardant low smoke properties. IS:3961 Recommended current ratings for cables. Common test methods for insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables and optical cables 2. extruded PVC insulated. 2 Standards Cables specified in this specification shall conform to latest version of the following International/Indian standards. I) upto .Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions (all relevant parts) 8. AL.-2. IEC 60332 PVC insulation and Sheath of electric cables. ELECTRICITY DEPT. IS:8130 5. Conductors for insulated electric cables and flexible cords. IS:3975 6. heavy duty power cable conform to IS:1554(Pt. I) and also meeting type and special test requirements detailed herein. 1.1 KV (E) stranded plain (untinned) annealed high conductivity copper conductor.I) and meeting type and special test requirements detailed herein. engineering. extruded PVC innersheathed. PSR SECTION. heavy duty control cable conform to IS : 1554 (Pt.72 SPECIFICATION FOR LT (FRLS) CABLES DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA . testing at the manufacturer’s works and delivery of the following: 1. manufacture. round/flat armoured. IS:1554 (Pt. strips and tapes for armouring of cables. extruded PVC innersheated. Mild steel wires. GI. IS:5831 4. 2.

3 Operating Conditions Cables shall be used for rated system voltages 415 V / 240 V (neutral solidly grounded). If any better standards other than those specified above are adopted than the same shall be stated and latest revision of the English version of the same shall be submitted. Voltage variation shall be ± 20%. . ELECTRICITY DEPT. 7. GI flat/round armoured overall served with PVC suitably compounded to ensure specified fire retardant low smoke properties heavy duty power cable. 4. AC and 220 V / 250 V DC. other applicable standard and test requirements as subsequently specified. 8. Insulation : PVC Type-A. Designation : 1100 V (E) grade. . multi-core. Factory test : As specified hereinafter. PVC insulated. to IS 5831. . 2. For purpose of this specification ambient temperature shall be 50 oC peak and 45 oC average.I). The performance and operation of the equipment in such case shall be equal to or better than the specified standards. BID DOCUMENT VOL.73 9. IS:694 - PVC insulated cables for working voltages upto and including 1100 V. 10. 5. Innersheath & filler : PVC Type ST-1 of IS 5831. Armouring : GI Wires/Strips to IS 3975 and IS 1554 (Pt. 4 Design Requirements 4.1 Aluminium Cables (FRLS) 1. Outer sheath : PVC type ST-1 to IS 5831 suitably compounded for FRLS properties and with suitable additives to prevent attack by rodents and termites and passing test requirements specified here in after. Aluminium conductor. IEC 60754 - Test on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables – Part 1: Determination of the amount of halogen acid gas Part 2: Determination of degree of acidity of gases evolved during the combustion of materials taken from electric cables by measuring pH and conductivity. 3. IS 3975. Reference : IS 1554 (Pt. Frequency variation shall be ± 5%.I). IS 8130.-2. PSR SECTION. Conductor : Compact circular/sector shaped stranded H2 or H4 Aluminium conductor Class 2 Table 2 of IS:5831. Inner sheath shall be extruded. 6. 50 Hz. Combined voltage and frequency variation shall be ± 10%. IS 5831.

PSR SECTION. The cable drums shall be suitable for taking round spindle and shall be suitably logged with strong 5cm thick wooden battens so as to prevent damage to the cable. finished gross weight and net weight and direction of reeling shall be clearly stated on the flange of the drum. project reference and order details.g. PVC insulated GI flat/round armoured. Inner sheath shall be extruded. Core identification shall be done by colours as per IS 1554 (Pt. Innersheath and filler : PVC Type ST-1 of IS 5831. mm Cu PVC FRLS Type cable etc. A minimum clearance of 15cm shall be allowed between the outer layer and the inside of logging.g.0 Sq. 1100 V 4C x 10. IS 8130. 5 Identification Marks Throughout the length. Name of manufacturing and year of manufacture: 2. Conductor : Standard plain ( untinned) annealed high conductivity copper conductor Class 2 table 2 of IS 8130. On outside of the flange particulars of the cable viz. cables served with FRLS PVC outer sheath shall be identified by surface marking by embossing/ machine printing giving : 1. Designation : 1100 V (E) grade. Cable description e. voltage class. Insulation : PVC Type-A of IS 5831. CUSTOMER: DVC 4. multi-core copper conductor. BID DOCUMENT VOL. Each drum shall have a distinguishing number. Name of customer e. . IS 3975. overall served with PVC suitably compounded to ensure specified fire retardant low smoke properties heavy duty control cable. I). other applicable Standard and test requirement as subsequently specified. 6.-2. 3. Cable ends shall be properly sealed and made water tight so as to prevent ingress of moisture during transit/storage in the open cable yard. 7. I). Factory test : As specified hereinafter. Non-standard lengths are not acceptable. length. Embossed length measure in Meters at every meter interval. The drums shall be suitably reinforced with hoop iron to withstand transit hazards. IS 5831. I).2 Copper Cables (FRLS) 1. 3. 8. 6 Drumming. Reference : IS 1554 (Pt. 5. Reeling & Marking The cables shall be supplied in non-returnable wooden drums in 500M ± 5% reel lengths for power cables and 1000M ± 5% for control cables unless otherwise specified. Outer sheath : PVC type ST-1 of IS 5831 suitably compounded for FRLS properties and with suitable additives to prevent attack by rodents and passing test requirements specified hereinafter.74 4. cable description. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 2. 4. Armouring : GI Wire/strips to IS 3975 and IS 1554 (Pt. 5. The wooden drum shall conform to latest IS.

. Temperature Index test to ASTMD-2863. Water absorption test for insulation as per IS 5831 2. As per IS 8130. 7. Conductor resistant test ( for Aluminium and Copper) : B) Test for armouring wires C) Test for thickness of insulation and sheath D) Physical test for insulation and outer sheath a) Tensile strength and elongation at break b) Ageing in air oven c) Shrinkage Test d) Hot deformation e) Loss of mass in air oven f) Heat Shock Test g) Thermal Stability h) Cold Bend Test (for diameter ≤ 12. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Oxygen Index test as per ASTMD-2863. As per IS 1554(Pt. : As per IS 8130. Wrapping test (for Aluminium) 4. 1. Minimum guaranteed value shall be 29. A) Test on Conductor : As per IS 8130.5 mm) i) Cold Impact Test (for diameter > 12. Acid gas generation test as per IEC 60754. PSR SECTION.I) As per IS 1554(Pt. cores and finished cables in the works premises of the manufacturer.5 mm) E) Insulation resistance test F) High voltage test (water immersion test ) G) High voltage test at room temperature H) Flammability Test : : : : : : As per IS 5831 As per IS 1554(Pt. acceptance and routine tests as per requirements of relevant standards mentioned shall be carried out on conductors. Annealing test (for Copper) 3.I) 7.-2. Maximum guaranteed value should be 20 BID DOCUMENT VOL.75 7 Tests Following type tests including special tests.I) As per IS 5831 1.The test of one drum out of every 10 drums or less on each type and size of the cable shall be conducted as per IS:10418. : As per IS 8130.1 Type tests Complete Type Test Reports shall be submitted with the offer as per the indicated standards from NABL accredited laboratory / Equivalent laboratory aboard.I) : As per IS 1554(Pt.2 Special Tests These tests will be conducted on any two drums of each group as per Purchaser’s choice. 3. As per IS 3975.0. Tensile test (for Aluminium) 2. Minimum guarantee value shall be 250. 4.

76 5. Tensile test (for aluminium) 2. year of manufacture etc. Report for Type tests including special tests shall be furnished with the Routine test certificates for the first lot of each type/group of cable in the event of order. Annealing test (for copper) 3. 7. Under armour and overall diameters of cables (average values) shall be recorded on each Routine test certificates. 7. Reports for Acceptance tests shall similarly be furnished along with the Routine Test Certificates for all individual lots beginning with the first batch. The purchaser at his discretion may call for additional tests not included here. Special tests shall be carried out on any two drum length of Power and control Cables at Purchaser’s choice. Approval of test certificates by the Purchaser must precede despatch of the cables. 1. High voltage test at room temperature 8. The Purchaser reserves the right to witness all tests.3 Acceptance Tests 1. . PSR SECTION.4 Routine Tests These tests will be conducted on each drum of FRLS cable.-2. Conductor resistance test 2. Dimensional check. Conductor resistance test 5. for which at least 3 weeks advance intimation for inspection. Wrapping test (for Aluminium) 4. Smoke density test as per UTTD test method F4 of ASTM-D2843. Dates of installation and commissioning and details of make. as may be required to ensure that all materials are satisfactory and in accordance with the specifications. ELECTRICITY DEPT. for machines/test apparatus for carrying out ’special tests’ shall be furnished. Routine test certificates for all drums shall be furnished. All test certificates shall be submitted to the Purchaser for approval before despatch. High voltage test at room temperature Existence of facilities for carrying out all the routine tests in manufacturer’s works shall be specifically confirmed. BID DOCUMENT VOL. will be required. Insulation resistance test 7. Test for thickness of insulation and sheath 6. All tests shall be carried out be the manufacturer expeditiously free of cost.

77 8 Documentation As part of the offer. sketches. . PSR SECTION. ELECTRICITY DEPT. BID DOCUMENT VOL. diameter etc. 3. Tables giving mechanical constructional details including weight. ambient temperature and type of various installations.-2. 5. Table of voltage drop per ampere meter duty considering impedance at 50 Hz at maximum conductor operating temperature. the tender shall furnish relevant descriptive and illustrative literatures on cable and also the drawings and technical data for the following besides other : 1. Write-up. 4. Table for short circuit withstand capacity of cable and armour material indicating time duration. 2. Current rating of cable including derating factors due to grouping. Descriptive literature/manufacturer’s leaflets giving construction details cross-section dimensions and characteristics of different type of cables offered. other details illustrating manufacturer’s recommendation for splicing jointing and termination. 6.

LT cable 1.-2.1KV grade.mm 4C x 6 sq.mm 1 1 2 3 4 5 7 8 1 2 3 5 6 7 BID DOCUMENT VOL.1KV grade. FRLS cable Type 3 3. FRLS. FRLS. Description 2 Aluminium Cable 1.5C x 300 sq.mm 19C x 2. FRLS cable 1.mm 12C x 2.1KV grade.mm 3. FRLS cable 1. LT cable 1.mm 4C x 2.1KV grade. FRLS.mm 2C x 10 sq.1KV grade. FRLS. FRLS.mm 4C x 16 sq.1KV grade. FRLS.5 sq.1KV grade.5C x 25 sq. FRLS cable 1. LT cable 1. . FRLS.mm 4C x 10 sq. LT cable 1.mm 3.mm 2C x 16 sq.5C x 50 sq.78 9 Specific Requirements CABLES Sl.1KV grade.5 sq.1KV grade.1KV grade.5 sq. FRLS cable 1. LT cable 1.1KV grade. LT cable Copper Cable 1. ELECTRICITY DEPT. LT cable 1. FRLS cable 1. PSR SECTION.mm 3.5 sq.1KV grade.5C x 95 sq.mm 7C x 2.1KV grade.

4000 mm b) 132 KV System . 33 KV. The Aluminium tubes shall have ISI standard mark. 50. Grade of Aluminium material is 63401 . In the event of a conflict between the above standards and the stipulations laid down in this specification.2743 mm c) 33 KV System . ELECTRICITY DEPT. 245 / 145 / 36 KV. PSR SECTION.1220 mm 4 Guarantee BID DOCUMENT VOL.WP.solidly earthed b) 33 KV . an English translation of the specification shall be submitted with the tender stating the relevant advantages.-2. These Aluminium tubes will be used as busbars in 220 KV. of Phases • Operating frequency (Hz) • System neutral connection 220 / 132 / 33 KV.700054 1 Scope This specification covers the basic technical requirements of seamless extruded Aluminium tubes of different lengths and sizes. 3. a) 220 KV and 132 KV . . 3-Phase AC. 2 Standards The Aluminium tubes covered by this specification shall conform to the latest edition of IS : 5082.earthed through a grounding transformer • Clearance between phases a) 220 KV System . outdoor switchyards. 132 KV. In the event of the Bidder offering the equipment conforming to specifications other than the above mentioned standards.79 SPECIFICATION FOR ALUMINIUM TUBES DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA . the decision of the purchaser shall be final and binding. 3 Operating Conditions • Nominal System Voltage (KV rms) • Highest system voltage (KV rms) • No.

shall be complete with all components and accessories which are necessary or usual for their efficient performance and satisfactory maintenance. 2. 4. The following tests shall be carried out in presence of the Purchaser’s representative on the required number of samples of Aluminium tubes as stipulated in this or any other approved standard : 1. Ultimate tensile strength. 3. PSR SECTION. Such parts shall be deemed to be within the scope of the contract whether specifically included or not. 7 Packing The Aluminium tubes shall be packed in such a manner that they do not suffer cut marks or bend during transit. 5 Completeness of Offer The materials offered. Any item found not satisfying the above performance characteristics or not conforming to the specification shall be replaced at site. BID DOCUMENT VOL. Ultimate shearing strength. ELECTRICITY DEPT.-2. free of the cost within a reasonable time but not later than three months from the date of reporting the defect to the supplier. in this specification and tender schedule. The Purchaser reserves the right to call for samples if considered necessary and the same shall be submitted by the Bidder free of cost without any obligation. The contractor shall not be eligible for any extras in respect of such accessories etc. . 6 Tests The Bidder shall also submit full particulars of testing facility available at the manufacturing plant or the manufacturing quality plan. The items not conforming to the guaranteed figures shall be liable to rejection by the Purchaser. Electrical resistivity or conductivity. Chemical composition of Aluminium.80 The performance and test figures given with the tender shall be guaranteed and the tolerance applicable shall be stated.

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Aluminium tubes shall have the following parameters:

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Parameter 2 Outside dia (mm) Wall thickness (mm) Unit length (meter) Weight/Meter in (kg) Min. ultimate tensile strength (kg/sq mm) 0.2% Proof stress Yield strength (kg/sq mm) Modulus of Elasticity (kg/mm) Minimum Elongation on 50.8 mm (%) Max. DC resistance/meter run at 20 degC (microohm) Temperature coefficient of resistance/ degC Minimum electrical conductivity at 20 degC (% IACS) Current carrying capacity outdoors at 50 Hz continuous (Amps) Temp. rise over an ambient of 50 degC (degC) Electrical resistivity (Max) at 20 degC (microohm cm) Chemical Composition (in %)

3inch 3 88.90 5.49 As per unit length specified in price schedule 4.00±2% 20.5 16.6 6700 10 60.7 0.00364 55 2350 35 3.133

212inch 4 73.03 5.17 As per unit length specified in price schedule 3.00±2% 20.5 17.34 6700 10 26.08 0.00364 55 1950 35 3.133

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Cu - 0.05 max, Cu - 0.05 max, Mg Mg - 0.4 - 0.9, Si - 0.4 - 0.9, Si - 0.3 - 0.3 - 0.7, Fe 0.7, Fe - 0.5 max, 0.5 max, Al Al -%Remainder Remainder 0.52 shall conform to IS 2673 (latest version)

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Thermal conductivity (Cal./Sec./Sq.cm/cm/degC) at 0.52 100 degC Tolerance on wall thickness and diameter shall conform to IS 2673 (latest version)

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AL. TUBES Sl. 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Parameter 2 Outside dia (mm) Wall thickness (mm) Unit length (meter) Weight/Meter in (kg) Min. ultimate tensile strength (kg/sq mm) 0.2% Proof stress Yield strength (kg/sq mm) Modulus of Elasticity (kg/mm) Minimum Elongation on 50.8 mm (%) Max. DC resistance/meter run at 20 degC (microohm) Temperature coefficient of resistance/ degC Minimum electrical conductivity at 20 degC (% IACS) Current carrying capacity outdoors at 50 cps continuous (Amps) Temp. rise over an ambient of 50 degC (degC) 112inch 3 48.26 3.68 As per unit length specified in price schedule 1.40±2% 20.5 16.5 6700 10 55.68 0.00364 55 1160 35

Electrical resistivity (Max) at 20 degC (micro-ohm 3.133 cm) Chemical Composition (in %) Cu - 0.05 max, Mg - 0.4 - 0.9, Si - 0.3 0.7, Fe - 0.5 max, Al -%Remainder 0.52 shall conform to IS 2673 (latest version)

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SPECIFICATION FOR CONDUCTOR
DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA – 700054

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Scope

This specification covers the design, manufacture, testing, supply and delivery at destination/site of the following conductors at 220/33 kV Burnpur sub-station: • ACSR MOOSE conductor (size - Al-54/3.53 mm, St-7/3.53 mm) Hereafter ACSR shall mean “ Aluminium Conductor Steel Reinforced “.

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Standards

ACSR conductor shall conform to the latest edition of IS - 398 (PART-2), (PART-3) & (PART-5) . The conductor shall have ISI standard mark. If the materials conform to a standard other than the Indian Standard specification then an English version of the standard in addition to the original standard if written in a language other than English, should be submitted indicating clearly the advantage, if any, that would be obtained by the purchaser by adopting this standard instead of the said Indian Standard. The standard proposed to be adopted shall clearly be stated in the tender papers. Any deviations from this specification will be considered provided they are necessary either to improve the utility, performance, efficiency and / or durability of the equipment or to secure an overall economy consistent with the purchaser’s requirements hereinafter specified.

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Manufacturing Requirements

The ACSR conductors shall consist of hard drawn aluminium strands and galvanised steel strands. The aluminium strands of the ACSR conductor shall be drawn from electrolytic aluminium rod having purity of not less than 99.5%. The steel strands of the ACSR conductor shall be drawn from steel produced by either acid or basic open-hearth process or by the electric furnace or basic oxygen process. No steel produced by the Bessemer process shall be used for drawing wires. All strands of ACSR conductors shall be reasonably uniform and shall be free from all defects, die marks and scratches after drawing and also after stranding. The length of any piece of finished conductor shall not vary from the standard length guaranteed in the Schedule of Technical Particulars. Galvanising shall be uniform, free from blisters and shall not peel off due to abrasion. Zinc coating

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when required. The manufacturer shall arrange to carry out such tests expeditiously and at its own cost. Test reports in triplicate for such tests shall be submitted to the Purchaser for approval.The zinc used for galvanizing shall be electrolytic high grade zinc not less than 99.75” (inch. withstanding normal handling and hazards inland and ocean transit. The manufacturer shall submit full particulars of the testing facilities available at its laboratory and shall confirm that the laboratory will be readily available. . Selection of samples. for testing of all the equipment offered by it. All costs for tests / retests shall be borne by the manufacturer. The Purchaser may choose to conduct any or all of the tests stipulated in the indicated standard be carried out in a Govt.84 shall be thick and uniform enough to withstand the requirements stated in the indicated standards. shall also be submitted in triplicate. laboratory. in presence of purchaser’s representative. ELECTRICITY DEPT.5” (half inch) clearance at all points from the cable to the inner surface of the lagging. 6 Marking of Drums 1. The reels shall be of such size as to provide at least 0.95% purity. that is. The relevant test reports for the repetitive tests including the results of the tests in which the equipment failed to satisfy the requirements of the approved standard.II) or any other approved standard. The wooden drums shall preferably be given protective coating of a reliable organic wood preservative before painting with Aluminium paint and the lagging shall also be given a similar treatment before being fixed on the drum. The reels shall be properly reinforced with galvanised steel wires or iron strips over the lagging in two places in an approved manner. Each drum shall be marked on the sides as follows : BID DOCUMENT VOL.) diameter hole. All reels shall have two coats of aluminium paint on both inside and outside surface and shall be fitted with malleable iron hub-bushings each having a 2. next to the lagging. conditions of repetitive tests and rejection of materials if any shall strictly be in accordance with the requirements of the approved standard or as per the standard practice of the manufacturers and in the later case full details of the standard practice shall be stated in the tender.-2. 5 Packing All cable reels shall conform to relevant IS and be of dimensions approved by the purchaser and made of seasoned wood sufficiently strong to ensure arrival at site intact. There shall be one specified length of conductor in each drum. All reels shall have a layer of waterproof paper around the hub under the cable and another layer over the outermost layer of the cable. PSR SECTION. Name or designation of the consignee to be furnished by the Purchaser. 4 Tests All the tests shall be carried out on the required number of samples as stipulated in the IS-398 IS398 (Part .

4. PSR SECTION.g size and type of conductor. The markings shall be stencilled in indelible ink on each drum. . ELECTRICITY DEPT. The net and gross weights of the materials. Ultimate destination and / or the port of discharge as required by the Purchaser. BID DOCUMENT VOL. 3.85 2. The items and the respective quantities contained in it e.-2.length of conductor in meter etc.

028264 Ohmmm2/m 2. 1 1 a b c d 2 a b 3 a b 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 a b c d 11 12 13 Parameter 2 Physical constants for hard drawn Aluminium wires shall be as follows: Maximum Resistivity of Al wire Density of Al.5 X 10-6/°C 54/3.86 7 Specific Requirements CONDUCTORS Sl.0555 Ohm/KM 161.-2.0 X 10-6/°C EC grade Aluminium of purity ≥ 99.80 gm/cm3 11.3 X 10-6/°C 1200 Mtrs. PSR SECTION. wire(at 20°C) Coefficient of linear expansion Wires Physical constants for galvanised steel wire shall be as follows: Density(at 20°C) Coefficient of linear expansion Stranding and wire diameter Aluminium Steel Nominal Sectional area of conductor Approximate total mass Calculated equivalent Al area Overall diameter of the conductor Calculated resistance at 20oC (corrected to standard weight) Ultimate tensile strength of conductor Steel core Outside Aluminium layer (24 wire layer) Intermediate Aluminium layer (18 wire layer) Intermost Aluminium layer (12 wire layer) Final modulus of elasticity Final Coefficient of linear expansion Normal length without joint.703 g/cm3 23.53 mm 597. Or higher 0. .20 kN Max : 28 Min : 13 Max : 14 Min : 10 Max : 16 Min : 10 Max : 17 Min : 10 69 GN/m2 19.0 mm2 2004 Kg/KM 528. ELECTRICITY DEPT. weld 7.5% ACSR MOOSE 3 ACSR conductors shall satisfy the following parameters: BID DOCUMENT VOL.53 mm 7/3.77 mm 0.5 mm2 31.

/Km 134 Kg/mm 16.Aluminium Sectional area of each strand: Steel Aluminium Weight of each strand Steel Aluminium Minimum ultimate tensile stress Steel Aluminium Minimum breaking load of each wire before stranding Minimum breaking load of each wire after stranding Zinc coating No. .34 Kg/Km 26.53 mm 3.787 mm2 9.60 mm 3.57 mm 3.49 mm 9.22 kN Aluminium : 1. PSR SECTION.Aluminium Minimum .57 kN Steel : 12.-2.Steel Maximum .49 kN 1 min.Steel Standard . ELECTRICITY DEPT. 3 dips 250 gm/m 18 B 19 a b BID DOCUMENT VOL.46 mm 3. and duration of Dips Minimum weight of Zinc coating ACSR MOOSE 3 3.86 kN Aluminium : 1.Aluminium Maximum .87 Sl.Steel Minimum .59 Kg/mm Steel : 12.787 mm2 76.53 mm 3. 1 14 a b c d e f 15 a b 16 a b 17 a b 18 A Parameter 2 Diameter of each strand : Standard .45 Kg.

88 SPECIFICATION FOR CONNECTOR DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA . followed by supply and delivery of Clamps and Connectors for 220KV/ 132KV/ 33KV substations.700054 1 Scope This Specification covers design. assembly and testing at manufacturer’s works before dispatch. 3 3. 2. The materials conforming to any other standards will also be acceptable if 1.-2. rods. tubes and sections for electrical purposes : Wrought Aluminium and Aluminium Alloys . IS-5561 : Electrical Power Connectors. IS-10162 : Spacers and spacer dampers for twin horizontal bundle conductors. the salient points of these standards and points of differences between these and the above standards can be clearly brought out. The rated current of the connectors shall be governed by the item description of connectors BID DOCUMENT VOL.1 Functional Requirements Electrical rating The functional requirements may be enumerated as follows: Short time rating for 220KV and 132KV shall be 40 kA for 1 second and 25 kA for 3 seconds for 33 KV. . and 2. IS-1285 6. IS-2633 : Aluminium and Aluminium Alloy ingots and castings for general engineering purposes . ELECTRICITY DEPT. IS-617 4. manufacture. 2 Standards The Clamps and Connectors under this specification shall conform strictly to the latest version of the following standards as amended except where specified otherwise: 1. IS-2629 7. IS-5082 5. 3.Extruded Round Tube and Hollow Sections for General Engineering Purposes – Specification : Recommended practice for Hot Dip Galvanising of Iron and Steel. : Wrought aluminium and aluminium alloy bars. : Method of testing uniformity of coating on Zinc coated articles. PSR SECTION. it can be proved to the satisfaction of the Purchaser that adoption of the proposed standard would ensure equal or better performance.

manufactured that contact resistance is reduced to the minimum. nuts and washers should have a bright finish. Electro galvanised mild steel for size below M12 6. rating and type of the clamps and connectors shall be finalized after detail engineering. sound and visible discharge. cleat clamps on wall and structures : MS hot dip galvanised 5. However. ELECTRICITY DEPT.1 Materials 1. The connectors shall be designed so as to avoid local corona. earth strip supporting clamps. All bolts. PSR SECTION. The connectors should be legibly and indelibly marked with trademark of the manufacturer. Strain and PG clamps for GI shield wire : Dip forged steel 4. 4. For bolts. Suitable size Aluminium braids are to be provided at each bolt points between upper and lower half of the connector to by-pass the bolt. 3.-2. All sharp edges should be rounded off.89 indicated herein. Corresponding parts for each type of connector should be made to gauge or jig and should be interchangeable in every respect. All connectors should be so designed and manufactured so as to offer ease of installation as these are to be used in overhead installations. Design should be such that full tightening of nuts and bolts is possible with the ordinary tools. alloy grade 63400 of IS 1285 with 2 mm thick bimetallic liner 3.2 Temperature Rise The limits of temperature rise shall be as indicated in Clause 6 in IS: 5561. The resistance shall be as specified in IS: 5561. For connecting equipment terminal and conductors: Extruded Aluminium Alloy grade 63400 of IS 1285 2. For connecting equipment terminal of copper or brass : Extruded Al. . Spring washers shall be supplied in natural finish and conforming to relevant IS specification and shall be Electro galvanised. Earth clamps. The holes of plain washers shall be reasonably concentric with the outer periphery. The thickness and contact surface should be maintained in such a way that the connector conforms to IS: 5561. Whenever copper to aluminium joints are required. 2 mm thick cold rolled aluminium copper bi-metallic strips shall be used between aluminium connector and copper terminal of the equipment as a sandwich plate between flat surfaces or as a sleeve around the circular studs to prevent galvanic corrosion. 4 Construction The connectors shall be extruded type of best quality and workmanship and in line with all the requirements laid out in the adopted standards. Springs : Electro galvanized BID DOCUMENT VOL. The current carrying parts shall be so designed. nuts and plain washers of all clamps and connectors and spacers : Hot dip galvanised mild steel for size M12 and above.

6 Documentation 1. Tests reports. 2. Visual inspection. Verification of dimensions. Temperature rise test. 3.3 Type Tests The following tests shall be constitute type tests for clamps and connectors: 1. . 5. Dimensional drawings of each item with mention of tentative weight and material of each item 2.2 Routine Test 1. Resistance Test. recognised Test House and the report submitted to the Purchaser prior to despatch of materials. 4. Tensile Test.-2.1 Acceptance Tests 1. 2.90 5 Tests There must be adequate testing facilities at the Works to conduct all acceptance and routine tests referred to in the above standards. 2. Resilience test. The following shall constitute the documentation for the specified items: BID DOCUMENT VOL. 3. 5. Short time current test. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Short circuit current test. Magnetic power loss test. 4. Verification of dimensions. A sample of each type of clamp and connector selected at random by the Purchaser shall be tested for Aluminium purity from any Govt. PSR SECTION. 2. Vibration test. 3. Galvanising Test (when applicable). The following acceptance and routine tests shall be carried out on the connectors as per IS: 5561 and IS: 2633 5. 4. Tensile test. The following tests shall be constitute type tests for spacers: 1. Resistance test.

tube 4 5 1250A 1250A Expansion type connector for 220 kV SF6 breaker and 2-1/2” IPS 1250A Al. tube 1250A Tee Connector (a) 2-1/2” IPS Al. tube to ACSR Double Moose 6 Guide pipe support clamp for 220 kV side 127mm PCD solid core 1250A post Insulator (a) Suitable for 2-1/2” IPS Al.-2. tube (b) Clamp type suitable for ACSR Moose/Zebra Conductor 3 220 kV Normal Isolator (a) Rigid type suitable for 2-1/2” IPS Al. ELECTRICITY DEPT. tube suitable for 127 mm PCD 220 kV solid core post insulator (a) Rigid Type (b) Expansion Type (c) End (free) type 2 220 kV CT Connectors suitable for (a) Rigid type suitable for 2-1/2” IPS Al. tube for TB side (b) Suitable for 3” IPS Al. tube (b) Expansion type suitable for 2-1/2” IPS Al. 1 Type Description 2 Continuous Current Rating 3 1250A 220KV BAY (2 BUS SYSTEM) 1 Pipe bus support connector for 2-1/2” IPS Al. . tube to ACSR Single Moose (b) 2-1/2” IPS Al.91 7 Specific Requirements CONNECTORS Sl. tube for MB side 7 8 9 10 PG clamp suitable for ACSR Moose / AAAC Zebra Conductor ( Extruded Al.) Spacer suitable for double ACSR Moose Conductor (spacing 330 mm center to center) U-Bolt 22diaX150mm for Gantry U-Bolt 25diaX275mm for A Frame BID DOCUMENT VOL. PSR SECTION.

132KV. IS 2633 : Method of testing uniformity of coating of zinc coated articles. 4. 3 Construction The material offered shall be of best quality. IS 2629 : Recommended practice for hot dip galvanising of iron and steel. smooth and finished. cracks or other defects and shall be smooth. 2. 1. testing at manufacturer’s works before despatch. close grained and of true forms and dimension. manufacture. IS 6745 : Method for determination of mass of zinc coating on zinc coated iron and steel articles 5. ELECTRICITY DEPT. All casting shall be free from blow-holes. IS 5561 : Specification for Electric power connectors. IS 2486. The materials conforming to any other national standards which ensure equal or better performance shall also be acceptable.-2. 33KV substations. . All mechanical surface shall be true. supply and delivery of Hardware and accessories for 220KV. well finished and of approved design. Metal fittings of specified materials for string hardware are required to have excellent mechanical properties such as strength. All current carrying parts shall be so designed and manufactured that contact resistance is reduced to the minimum. (all relevant parts) : Metal fittings for Insulator for overhead power lines with nominal voltage greater than 1. BID DOCUMENT VOL.92 SPECIFICATION FOR HARDWARE AND ACCESSORIES DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA – 700054 1 Scope This specification covers design. flaws.000V. PSR SECTION. 3. The salient point of these specification and points of difference between these and the above specification shall clearly brought out in the bid and English version of the standard shall be submitted. workmanship. 2 Standards The materials covered under this specification shall comply with the requirements of the latest edition of the following standards. toughness and high corrosion resistance and free from corona formation.

All bolts. numerals and other marking on finished accessories shall be distinct and legible. Tower side arcing horn (for line hardware only) BID DOCUMENT VOL. The zinc used for galvanization shall conform to grade Zn 99.-2. All fittings shall be free from cracks. PSR SECTION. burrs or rough edges. All hooks. air holes. The general design of Hardware and Accessories shall be such as to ensure uniformity. ELECTRICITY DEPT. All other threads shall undercut to take care of increase in diameter due to galvanising. The tenderer shall offer tinned copper bonding pieces for connecting the ground wire suspension and tension clamp with tower body suitable for earthing. . Each bond pieces shall have suitable compression type connecting leg or thimble on either side for making connections to clamps and tower body. 2.95% of IS-209. free from corona formation and high resistance against corrosion even in high level of atmosphere. Spring washers shall be electro galvanized.93 Compression areas shall be clearly marked on each accessories designed for continuous die compression shall bear the word ‘COMPRESS FIRST’ near the point of each Accessory where the compression begin. The galvanized parts shall withstand six(6) dip for 1 minute each time while testing uniform of Zinc coating as per IS-2633. 3. insulator or the fitting arising from the conductor vibration. Adequate bearing area between fittings shall be provided and ‘point’ or ‘line’ contacts shall be avoided.1 Galvanisation All ferrous parts of hardware shall be galvanization in accordance with the latest edition of IS-2629 or any other equivalent authoritative standards. Anchor Shackle 2. 4 4. The threads in nuts and tapped holes shall be cut after galvanising shall be well lubricated or greased. nuts.H) 3. washers shall be supplied. ball link (H. shrinks. The weight of zinc coating shall be determined as uniformity of coating of hot dip galvanized articles or any other equivalent authoritative standard. bolts. slender. high strength. eyes pins.5% extra bolts.1 Hardware Requirement Single tension set for conductor Materials for the various components of the Hardware shall be as follows: 1. bolt-heads shall be white worth standard thread. Ball eye. Bolts heads and nuts shall be locked in an approved manner. pollution. Bolts and nuts should be of approved make. nuts. Accessories designed for intermittent die compression shall bear the identification marks ‘COMPRESSION ZONE’ and ‘NON COMPRESSION ZONE’ distinctly of compression. The connecting socket should be made of tinned copper. The letters. suspension clamps and other fittings for attaching insulator to the tower or to the line conductor. All current carrying parts shall be designed to have minimum contact resistance. shall be so designed as to reduce damage to the conductor. The design of the fittings shall be such as to avoid local corona formation or discharges that likely to cause interference to tele-transmission of signals of any kind. Special attention must be paid to ensure smooth finished surface throughout.

Anchor Shackle 2. Bolts. Line side arcing horn (for line hardware only) 6. spring washer and split pin for the above 4. Ball clevis 6. spring washer and split pin for the above 4. socket eye with R type security clips 4. socket eye with R type security clips 4. ball link (H. washers. Ball hook 2. Yoke plate 4. Turn buckle 6. Socket clevis. nuts. Socket clevis. Armour grip suspension clamp with armour rods (for 33KV without armour rod) BID DOCUMENT VOL. PSR SECTION.H) 3. Tower side arcing horn 3. 1. nuts. Ball eye. Yoke plate 5. . Compression type dead end clamp with jumper for 132KV and 220KV or bolted type dead end clamp for 33KV 7. Socket clevis. Tower side arcing horn 5.-2. Anchor Shackle 2. ELECTRICITY DEPT. nuts. socket eye with R type security clips 5.4 Single suspension set for conductor 1. Bolts. Compression type dead end clamp with jumper for 132 KV and 220 KV or bolted type dead end clamp for 33KV 9. Socket clevis with R type security clips 7.2 Double tension set for conductor 1. Chain link 3. washers. Line side arcing horn (for line hardware only) 8. spring washer and split pin for the above 4. Anchor shackle 6.94 4.3 Single tension set for twin conductor For 220 KV and 132 KV substations only. Bolts. Compression type dead end clamp with jumper for 132 KV and 220 KV or bolted type dead end clamp for 33KV 7. Line side arcing horn (for line hardware only) 5. washers.

Compression type dead end clamp with jumper sleeve with Aluminium casing 3. Compression type dead end clamp with jumper for 132KV and 220KV or bolted type dead end clamp for 33KV 8.-2. Ball clevis 6. Suspension clamp 3. nuts.8 String set details Number of discs per string Electro-mechanical strength Ball diameter Spacing between discs : : : : 3 70 kN 16 mm 145 mm 1. Eye hook 2. Tower side arcing horn (for line hardware only) 4. Flexible copper bond 4. spring washer and split pin for the above 4. . Bolts.6 Suspension set for earthwire 1. Anchor Shackle 2. Socket clevis.5 Double suspension set for conductor 1. washers. nuts. Armour grip suspension clamp with armour rods (for 33KV without armour rod) 4. spring washer and split pin for the above 4. ELECTRICITY DEPT. washers. Ball hook 2. Bolts. Line side arcing horn (for line hardware only) 7. spring washer and split pin for the above 4.7 Tension set for earthwire 1. Anchor shackle 8. Yoke plate 3. 33KV double suspension set Number of discs per string Electro-mechanical strength Ball diameter Spacing between discs : : : : 2x3 70 kN 16 mm 145 mm BID DOCUMENT VOL. nuts. socket eye with R type security clips 5. Bolts. 33KV single suspension set 2.95 7. PSR SECTION. washers.

33KV double tension set Number of discs per string Electro-mechanical strength Ball diameter Spacing between discs 5. 220KV single suspension set Number of discs per string Electro-mechanical strength : : 14 70kN : : : : 2 x 10 120kN 20mm 145mm : : : : 10 120kN 20mm 145mm : : : : 2x9 70kN 16mm 145mm : : : : 9 70kN 16mm 145mm : : : : 2x4 70kN 16mm 145mm : : : : 4 70 kN 16 mm 145 mm BID DOCUMENT VOL. PSR SECTION.-2.96 3. 132KV double suspension set Number of discs per string Electro-mechanical strength Ball diameter Spacing between discs 7. ELECTRICITY DEPT. . 132KV double tension set Number of discs per string Electro-mechanical strength Ball diameter Spacing between discs 9. 33KV single tension set Number of discs per string Electro-mechanical strength Ball diameter Spacing between discs 4. 132KV single tension set Number of discs per string Electro-mechanical strength Ball diameter Spacing between discs 8. 132KV single suspension set Number of discs per string Electro-mechanical strength Ball diameter Spacing between discs 6.

-2. 220KV single tension set Number of discs per string Electro-mechanical strength Ball diameter Spacing between discs 12. PSR SECTION. 220KV double tension set Number of discs per string Electro-mechanical strength Ball diameter Spacing between discs : : : : 2 x 15 160kN 20mm 170mm : : : : 15 160kN 20mm 170mm : : : : 2 x 14 70kN 16mm 145mm : : 16mm 145mm 4. 220KV double suspension set Number of discs per string Electro-mechanical strength Ball diameter Spacing between discs 11. 220KV tension set for ACSR Zebra 8. 33KV suspension set for AAAC Panther 2. 132KV tension set for AAAC Panther 5. 220KV tension set for single Moose / double Moose BID DOCUMENT VOL. . 132KV suspension set for AAAC Panther 4.9 Mechanical Strength : : : : : : : : 45 kN 45 kN 70 kN 120 kN 120 kN 70 kN 160 kN 160 kN The ultimate mechanical strength of the hardware should in no case be lower than the following: 1.97 Ball diameter Spacing between discs 10. 33KV tension set for AAAC Panther 3. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 132KV tension set for twin Panther / single Moose 6. 220KV suspension set for ACSR Zebra 7.

Arching horn 9. PSR SECTION. Chain Link 3. Single tension set for ACSR twin Moose with turn-buckle . Single tension set for ACSR Moose : 2900 mm for 220 KV 1800 mm for 132 KV 935 mm for 33 KV 3.98 4. Socket eye (HH) 5. Yoke plate 8. Tension clamps and sleeves for earthwire : HDG steel with Aluminium encasing 5 Dimensions 1. Suspension clamp 10. Ball clevis 6. PG clamp for AAAC Panther conductor (3 bolted type): (1500 X 85 X 15)mm for 33 KV The minimum length of the different hardware string sets shall be as detailed below : BID DOCUMENT VOL.-2. Single Suspension set for ACSR Panther : 2350 mm for 220 KV 1600 mm for 132 KV 690 mm for 33 KV 2. Tension clamp (bolted type) : Forged steel : Forged steel : Forged steel : Mild steel : Mild steel : Aluminium alloy : MS Flat : Aluminium alloy (steel for ACSR) : Aluminium alloy 13. Tension clamp (compression) 12. Dead end/cross-arm strap 11. PG clamp for ACSR zebra conductor (3 bolted Type): (180 X 95 X 54)mm for 132 KV 7. 5.length variation from : 3300mm to 3600mm for 220 KV. Anchor Shackle 2. .10 Material : Forged steel : Forged steel 1. 2000mm to 2500mm for 132 KV. PG clamp for ACSR Moose conductor(4 bolted Type): (220 x 110 x 60)mm for 220 KV 6. 4. Single tension set for ACSR Zebra : 2900 mm for 220 KV 1800 mm for 132 KV. Ball hook or ball hook (HH) : Forged steel 4. Socket clevis 7. ELECTRICITY DEPT.

One leg of the U-bolt holding the keeper piece of clamps shall be kept sufficiently long and shall be provided with threaded nuts and locking nut for fixing the flexible earthing bond between the suspension clamp and the tower structure. The suspension clamp shall permit the conductor to slip before failure of the conductor occurs and shall have sufficient slipping strength to resist the conductor tension under broken wire condition. manufactured and finished to have a suitable shape without sharp angles at the end and to hold the respective conductor properly.2 Suspension Clamps for conductor Suspension clamps for 220KV line and 132KV system shall be suitable for supporting the respective conductor wrapped with armour rods. 7 7. Suspension clamp for 33KV shall be without armour rods.1 Tension clamps Compression type tension clamps shall be made of high strength extruded Aluminium alloy and suitable for ACSR Moose / Zebra / Panther conductor in 220 KV and 132 KV system. The clamp shall have slipping strength of not less than 95% UTS of respective conductors. The clamp shall permit the ground wire to slip before the failure of ground wire occurs. The clamp shall be so designed that the effect of vibration both on ground wire and the fitting is minimum. The clamp body and keeper shall be high strength aluminium alloy. ELECTRICITY DEPT. washer etc. The suspension clamp shall be so designed manufactured and finished to have a suitable shape without sharp angles at the end and to hold the respective conductor properly. nut.1 Dead end assembly Dead end assembly for conductor Compression type dead-end assemblies for galvanised stranded steel wire shall be required for use on BID DOCUMENT VOL. PSR SECTION. The suspension clamp shall be provided with galvanised steel U bolt. . Disc Insulators. It should however have sufficient contact surface to minimise damage due to fault current.3 Suspension clamp for ground wire Suspension clamps of suitable size are required for holding the galvanised stranded steel wire at suspension points. The conductor should not slip at a load of 8% of the breaking load of the conductor.99 6 Suspension assembly 6. The clamps shall also be designed. The slip strength shall not exceed 15% of breaking load of the conductor. The suspension set shall be suspended from tower hanger. The suspension clamp shall consist of neoprene insert for armour grip. 6. It should however have sufficient contact surface to minimise damage due to fault current. Bolted type hardware (4 bolts type) shall be used in 33KV system suitable for AAAC Panther Conductor. 6. The clamp for 33KV shall be of envelope type (SALVI design) and shall have ease of oscillation around the horizontal axes passing through the center line of Conductor. The electrical conductivity of tension clamps shall have the same value as the conductor and shall be of such design as will ensure unrestricted flow of current without use of parallel groove clamps.-2. For 33 KV suspension string the clamp shall be of envelope type suitable for AAAC Panther/ twin Panther with 3 Nos. The tension clamps shall not permit slipping of or damage to or failure of the complete conductor at any part thereof at a load less than 95% of the ultimate strength of the conductor. Compression type tension clamps shall be made of high strength aluminium alloy and suitable for respective conductor.

The tenderers shall give full details of damping BID DOCUMENT VOL. Mild steel for steel wire in ACSR conductor. bolts. The mid span joints for ACSR shall comprise of outer Aluminium sleeve made of Aluminium (99. The mid span joints for AAAC shall comprise of Aluminium sleeve made of Aluminium alloy. nuts. PSR SECTION.15mm earthwire. nuts.1 Requirement of accessories Mid-span straight joint Material: Aluminium alloy for AAAC conductor. 8. 7. The clamps shall be complete with all the components including anchor shackle. messenger cable from high strength galvanised stranded steel wire and weight from galvanised cast iron. HDG steel with Aluminium encasing for earthwire. The repair sleeve of ground wire shall be of HDG steel with Aluminium encasing. inner sleeve of HDG steel and two filler plugs. washers.-2. nuts and locking nuts for fixing the flexible earthing bond between the dead end assembly and tower structure. The dead end assemblies shall be supplied complete with jumper terminals.2 Repair sleeve Material: Aluminium alloy for conductor and HDG steel with Aluminium casing for earthwire. The ground wire mid span joints shall be of HDG steel with aluminium encasement over it.5% purity).5%) purity.3 Vibration damper Clamp shall be made from gravity die cast Aluminium alloy. The tension clamp should be made of forged steel with Aluminium encasement over it. The angle of jumper terminal to be mounted should be 30 deg from the vertical. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Electrical resistance at 20oC: 75% of measured resistance of the equivalent length of conductor or earthwire. The 4R (4 frequency) type vibration dampers shall effectively damp out the vibrations of the conductors and galvanised stranded steel wire. 8 8. The mid span joints for conductor and earthwire shall be of compression type. jumper arrangement etc. All ferrous parts shall be hot dip galvanised. Anchor shackle shall be supplied which shall be suitable for attaching the tension clamp to strain plates. Minimum failing load: 95% of UTS of conductor or earthwire. The sleeves shall be of circular shape suitable for compression into hexagonal shape. 8. The inner and outer diameters and lengths of these joints before and after compression shall be clearly shown on the drawing. One of the bolt holding jumper terminal of dead end assemblies shall be kept sufficiently long and threaded and shall be provided with washers. The slip strength of the assembly shall not be less than 95% of the ultimate strength of the earthwire. The repair sleeve of conductor shall be in two halves (one body and one keeper) and this should be extruded Aluminium (99. suitable bind pieces between the steel clevis and tower strain plates so as to provide sufficient flexibility to the attachment. bolts. Minimum failing load: 95% of UTS of conductor or earthwire. The complete assembly shall be so designed as to avoid undue bending in any part of the clamp and shall not produce any hindrance to the movements of the clamps in the horizontal or vertical directions. split pin.100 tension towers. The clamps shall have adequate area of bearing surface to ensure positive electrical and mechanical contact and shall not permit any slip to the earthwire under working tension and vibration conditions.2 Dead end assembly for earthwire All tension towers shall be fitted with suitable compression type tension clamps to support 7/3. . The earthing bond shall be made of tinned copper having at least 500mm length and should be compressed with two sockets made of tinned copper at both ends. Dead end assembly shall have conductivity not less than GSS ground wire and tensile strength not less than 90% that of the UTS of the ground wire. The repair sleeve shall be of curcular shape suitable for compression into hexagonal shape.

nuts or capscrews. such as type test. the clamp shall be capable of being removed and reinstalled on the line of the design torque without shearing or damaging bolts. The vibration damper shall be capable of being installed and removed from energised line by means of hot line tools without completely separating components. ensuring that no slippage occurs. The test shall be carried out with no additional cost to DVC. BID DOCUMENT VOL. The damper assembly shall be electrically conductive. 2. .101 characteristics and energy dissipation curves of the dampers and guarantee their effectiveness. 10 Packing and Marking All accessories shall be supplied in strong wooden boxes or crates of approved design with steel loop and band for strength and durability to withstand rough handling during storage. or ERTL (East) Salt Lake City. as per relevant standard on samples of ordered quantities. The messenger cable shall be made of high strength steel galvanised strands and preformed in order to prevent subsequent drop in weights in service. In addition. 3. Name or designation of the consignee to be furnished by the Purchaser. acceptance test. 9 Tests The bidder shall clearly state the testing facilities available at their works to conduct all acceptance and routine testing of materials before finalization and also after acceptance of the tender. Clamping bolts shall be provided with self locking nuts designed to prevent corrosion of the threads or loosening durin service. 4. The clamp shall have sufficient grip to maintain the damper in position on the conductor without damaging the strands. Each package shall be marked on the sides as follows: 1.-2. grit or other material which could cause damage to the conductor when the clamp is installed. Materials shall be dispatched only after approval of test certificate and granting of dispatch clearance. All ferrous parts shall be hot dip galvanised. The successful tenders shall have to carry out all the tests. Baltikuri. premature fatigue of the clamp body and clamp cap shall be smooth. All the type tests on those samples as per IS shall have to be carried out at NSIC. The number of vibration dampers required to damp out the conductor vibration effectively and their points of fixation shall be indicated. Calcutta – 91. The samples for acceptance and type tests quantities by IS will be selected by the purchaser during inspection from offered lot. The clamp of vibration dampers shall be made of Aluminium alloy. ELECTRICITY DEPT. free of projection. routine test. The spring washers should be electro galvanised. The ends of the messenger cable shall be effectively sealed to prevent corrosion and also to ensure that the balancing weights of the damper can stand mechanical fly off pull of 500 kgs. PSR SECTION. in presence of DVC Engineers even if the tenderers submit the test reports of similar samples done earlier. Ultimate destination as required by the purchaser. The marking shall be stenciled indelible ink on each package. Howrah. The items and the respective quantities contained in it (packing list in weatherproof envelope). The net and gross weights of the materials.

. PSR SECTION. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 1 220KV 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Data 3 1250A 1250A 1250A 1250A 1250A 1250A - BID DOCUMENT VOL.-2.102 11 Specific Requirements HARDWARE Type Description 2 Single Tension Hardware for Twin ACSR MOOSE Conductor with Turn Buckle Single Tension Hardware for Twin ACSR MOOSE Conductor without Turn Buckle Single Tension Hardware for single ACSR MOOSE Conductor with Turn Buckle Single Tension Hardware for single ACSR MOOSE Conductor without Turn Buckle Single Suspension Hardware for single ACSR MOOSE drop type 220 KV Rigid Spacer For Twin MOOSE Conductor 25 Dia x 275 mm U-Bolt for swing bus 22 Dia x 76 mm U bolt for gantry side Sl.

testing at manufacturer’s works and delivery of solid core post insulators for use in 220KV. 2 Standards The Insulator covered by this specification should conform to the latest Indian Standard specification IS:2544. ELECTRICITY DEPT.-2. 132KV and 33KVsystems. The glaze shall not crack or chip due to aging under weather conditions or while handling during shipment and creation.700054 1 Scope This specification covers design. IEC-60168.IEC 60273 and IEC-60815. . cavities. The Standard adopted should be clearly stated in the tender.2 Cementing The quality of cement and cementing shall ensure exact spacing. 3 Manufacturing Requirements Solid core post type insulators shall consist of a porcelain part permanently secured in a metal base to be mounted on supporting structures. alignment and free from cracks and deterioration due to chemical action. The shed profile shall also meet the requirements of IEC 60815 for the specified pollution level. They shall be designed to withstand any shocks to which they may be subjected to by operation of the associated equipment. 3. Where the equipment offered conforms to any other standard. The co-efficient of expansion shall be very near that of porcelain. The insulator shall have alternate long and short sheds with aerodynamic profile. PSR SECTION. manufacture. the salient points of difference between the standards adopted and IEC recommendation shall be clearly indicated and the English version of the proposed standard shall be furnished. burns or other defects. homogeneous. The design of the insulators shall be such that stresses due to expansion and contraction in any part of the insulators shall not lead to deterioration.3 Galvanising BID DOCUMENT VOL. free from any laminations. smooth surface. flaws or imperfections and shall be vitreous and impervious to moisture.103 SPECIFICATION FOR SOLID CORE POST INSULATORS DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA . free from any blisters. 3. They shall be capable of being mounted upright. Glazing shall be uniform brown colour.1 Porcelain The porcelain shall be of the best electrical quality. 3. Its co-efficient of thermal expansion shall be identical with the porcelain body.

95 and shall conform to the latest edition of IS . which will be made shall be stated in the Schedule of Technical Particulars and no departure from this shall be made. All bolts and nuts shall be of steel with well formed hexagonal heads forged from the solid and shall be hot dip galvanised. The tests on individual Unit and also Stack including potential distribution test with the hardware fitting shall have to be carried out. 4. Zinc coating over galvanising surface should not be less than 610 gm/Sq. expeditiously at his own cost. High frequency electrical routine test on all insulator shells and assembled units shall be performed as per relevant IS or IEC. The casting shall be tested for NDT. Iron casting material shall be in accordance with ASTM A 126 class B. Test reports for such tests shall also be submitted.5 Nuts. Where bolt heads / nuts bear upon the beveled surfaces they shall be provided with square tapered washers of suitable thickness of the parts bolted together. Flat washer shall be circular and of diameter 3. Zinc should be of quality Zn . 4 Tests Quality control of the insulators supplied shall be as per the latest edition of IS:2544. .4 Casting All castings shall be true to pattern.99. 3. The following constitute the type tests : 1 Visual examination 2 Verification of dimension 3 Visible discharge test 4 Impulse voltage withstand test(dry). PSR SECTION.m and the minimum thickness of coating shall be 85 microns for all items thicker than 6mm.-2. Ten(10) copies of certified test certificates that the full supply conforms in materials and workmanship to the specimen tested shall be furnished.1 Type Tests All the type tests are to be carried out in NABL accredited laboratory. The nuts shall be a good fit on the bolt and two clear threads shall show through the nut when it has been finally tightened up. shall be free from foundry irregularities. 5 Wet and dry power frequency voltage withstand test BID DOCUMENT VOL. Purchaser’s written approval of tests made shall be obtained prior to dispatch.104 All ferrous parts shall be hot dip galvanised in accordance with the latest edition of IS: 2633 and IS: 4579. free from defects and of uniform quality and condition. 3. chemical. bolts Every bolt shall be provided with a steel washer under the nut so that part of the threaded portion of the bolts is within the thickness of the parts bolted together. ELECTRICITY DEPT. After galvanizing no drilling or welding shall be performed on the galvanised parts. and the tests to be carried out. IEC 60168 or any other equivalent International/Indian standard with regard to selection of samples.209. numbers to be tested. The surface of castings. Sodium dichromate treatment shall be provided to avoid formation of white rust after hot dip galvanization. The purchaser may at any time call for optional tests so specified in the standards. The extent of tests. which do not undergo machining.5 times that of bolt and of suitable thickness. mechanical and metallographical tests. The contractor shall arrange such optional tests such as partial discharge test.

ELECTRICITY DEPT. 2 Guaranteed technical particulars. 1 Submission and approval procedure is detailed in the SCC. 4. The following constitute the Routine tests : 1 Visual examination 2 Mechanical routine test (for Unit and Stack) 3 Electrical routine test. BID DOCUMENT VOL.105 6 Temperature cycle test 7 Test for mechanical strength 8 Puncture test 9 Porosity Test 10 Galvanising test 4.3 Acceptance Tests The following constitute the acceptance test : 1 Verification of dimensions 2 Temperature cycle test 3 Mechanical strength test 4 Puncture test (for Stack and Unit) 5 Porosity Test 6 Galvanising test 5 Documentation The following constitute the documentation.-2. . PSR SECTION. Test reports. 3 Dimensional drawings.2 Routine Tests The manufacturer shall have the all the Routine Test facilities at his works.

-2.bottom in mm 14 Pollution level as per IEC-60815 15 Minimum creepage distance in mm 132KV SOLID CORE 1 Voltage class in KV 2 Dry and wet one minute power frequency withstand voltage in KVp 3 Dry impulse withstand positive and negative (KVp) 4 Minimum visible discharge voltage in KVrms 5 Total minimum cantilever strength in KN 6 Minimum tensile strength KN 7 Minimum torsional moment in KN-m 8 Total height of insulator in mm 9 PCD .5 110 2300 127 225/254 M16 18 Heavy (III) 6125 145 275 650 105 6 80 4.5 1500 127 184/200/254 M16 18 Heavy (III) 3625 36 170 27 6 50 Heavy (III) 900 1 2 220KV SOLID CORE 1 Voltage class in KV 2 Dry and wet one minute power frequency withstand voltage in KVrms 3 Dry impulse withstand positive and negative (KVp) 4 Maximum RIV (in microV) at 1000 Hz phase to ground voltage in KV 5 Minimum visible discharge voltage in KVrms 6 Total minimum cantilever strength in KN 7 Minimum torsional moment KN-m 8 Minimum tensile strength KN 9 Total height of insulator in mm 10 PCD . Parameter Values 3 245 460 1050 500 at 146 KVrms 154 6 4.bottom in mm 13 Pollution level as per IEC-60815 14 Minimum creepage distance in mm 33KV SOLID CORE 1 Highest System Voltage in KVrms 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Dry impulse withstand positive and negative (KVp) Minimum visible discharge voltage in KVrms Total minimum cantilever strength in KN Minimum tensile strength KN Pollution level as per IEC-60815 Minimum creepage distance in mm Dry and wet one minute power frequency withstand voltage in KVrms 75 BID DOCUMENT VOL. PSR SECTION.top in mm 10 PCD .top in mm 12 Diameter of holes .106 6.bottom in mm 12 Diameter of holes .top in mm 11 PCD .Tender Specific Requirements The specific technical requirements for solid core post insulators are as follows: SOLID CORE POST INSULATOR Sl. ELECTRICITY DEPT.top in mm 13 Diameter of holes .bottom in mm 11 Diameter of holes . .

the salient points of difference between the standards adopted and IS/IEC recommendation shall be clearly indicated and the English version of the proposed standard shall be furnished. 6. ELECTRICITY DEPT.I Part. No. manufacture. Where the equipment offered conforms to any other standard. Indian Standard IS:731 IS:2486 Part. 8. Sl.2 IEC:60437 BID DOCUMENT VOL.II Part-III Part-IV IS:2629 IS:2633 Title Porcelain insulators for overhead Power lines with a nominal voltage greater than 1000 V Specification for Insulator fittings for Overhead Power Lines with a nominal voltage greater than 1000V General Requirements and Tests Dimensional Requirements Locking Devices Tests for Locking Device Recommended Practice for Hot.-2. 2 Standard The insulator strings and its components shall conform to the latest edition of the following lndian/International Standards. IS:8263 ANSI C29. 7.107 SPECIFICATION FOR DISC INSULATORS DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT KOLKATA . 4. Dip Galvanising of iron and steel Methods for testing uniformity of coating of zinc coated articles Thermal Mechanical Performance test and mechanical performance test on string insulator units Residual Strength of String Insulator Units of Glass or Ceramic Material for Overhead Lines after Mechanical Damage of the Dielectric American National Standard for Insulators wet process porcelain and toughened glass suspension type Methods of RI Test of HV insulators International Standard IEC:60383 IEC:60120 IEC:60372 3. 1. PSR SECTION. . 2.700054 1 Scope The specification covers the design. testing at manufacturer’s works and delivery for at work site. 5.

specification shall be supplied.S. 10 Units shall be used on all 132 KV strain string and 9 Units for suspension having ultimate tensile strength of 120 KN and 70 KN respectively. No. Strain insulator discs shall have suitable differentiating marks from suspension discs to facilitate easy identification and to ensure against wrong use.S.-2. Unless otherwise specified in the case of special assemblies. 10 to 19) or IEC-120. for suspension & tension string respectively. for suspension & tension string respectively. • 220 KV line : Insulator string suitable for 220 KV voltage shall consist of standard (255 mm x 145 mm) discs & (280 mm x 170 mm) discs ball and socket type. The exposed porcelain parts shall be glazed brown. The exposed porcelain parts shall be glazed brown. BS-137-1960 (Fig. . “W” or “R” shaped security clip for locking the ball head of the stud in the socket of the cap conforming to relevant B. Unless otherwise specified 4 units shall be used for 33KV strain strings and 3 units for 33KV suspension string having ultimate tensile strength of 70kN. Such marks shall be permanent and either glazed or stamped on insulator discs or embossed on cemented hardware. The exposed porcelain parts shall be glazed brown. 15 Units shall be used on all 220 KV strain string and 14 Units for suspension having ultimate tensile strength of 160 KN and 70 KN respectively. Unless otherwise specified in the case of special assemblies. Diameter Spacing Color Surface BID DOCUMENT VOL. 14 to 17) or IS-2486 (Part – II) – 1974 (Fig. : 255 mm (for 70 KN Disc) – for 132 & 220 KV 255 mm (for 120 KN disc) – for 132 KV 280 mm (for 160 KN Disc) – for 220 KV : 145 mm (for 70 KN Disc) – for 132 & 220 KV 145 mm (for 120 KN disc) – for 132 KV 170 mm (for 160 KN Disc) – 220 KV : Brown : Glaze. To ensure against spot loading cap-sockets shall be machined properly for correct ball stud seats. for suspension & tension string respectively. Ball and socket parts refer to 20 mm designation conforming to specification No. ELECTRICITY DEPT. or I. • 33 KV : Insulator string suitable for 33 KV voltage shall consist of standard (255 mm x 145 mm) discs & (255 mm x 145 mm) discs ball and socket type. 4 Type Design ratings : Conventional ball and socket type.108 3 • String Insulator Requirements 132 KV : Insulator string suitable for 132 KV voltage shall consist of standard (255 mm x 145 mm) discs & (255 mm x 145 mm) discs ball and socket type. No. PSR SECTION.

c. b. 500 Micro volts BID DOCUMENT VOL.109 5 String arrangement No of Discs (for 132 KV) a) Suspension Strings for normal suspension locations suitable for 16 mm B & S dia. Minimum failing load 9 Electromechanical strength (for 132 KV) 70 KN No of Discs (for 220 KV) 14 Electromechanical strength (for 220 KV) 70 KN b) 10 120 KN 15 160 KN c) 2x9 70 KN 2 x 14 70 KN d) 2 x 10 120 KN 2 x 15 160 KN e) Shall be equal to electromechanical strength as stated above 6 Electrical system data 132 KV system 220 KV system 220 KV 245 KV 1050 KV (Peak) 460 KV (rms) 154 KV(rms) Phase to earth. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Nominal Voltage Maximum system voltage BIL (Impulse) Power frequency withstand voltage (Wet) Corona extinction voltage at 50 Hz AC system under dry condition Radio interference voltage : : : : : : 132 KV 145 KV 650 KV (Peak) 275 KV (rms) 105 KV(rms) Phase to earth.-2. e. d. . Double tension for special location (crossing) suitable for 20 mm B & S dia. PSR SECTION. f. Tension Strings for normal tension locations suitable for 20 mm B & S dia. Double suspension for special location (crossing) suitable for 16 mm B & S dia. Less than 1000 Micro volts at one MHz & 154 KV under dry condition a.

smooth surface.3 Galvanizing All ferrous parts shall be hot dip galvanized to conform to IS-2633. shall be stated in the schedule of Technical particulars and no departure from this shall be made. Test reports for such tests shall also be submitted to the purchaser for approval. The test on individual disc and also string including potential distribution test with the hardware fitting shall have to be carried out. 7. 7. Purchaser’s written approval of tests made shall be obtained prior to shipment.-2. ELECTRICITY DEPT.1 Porcelain The porcelain shall be of the best electrical quality made by wet process. free from any blisters. The co-efficient of expansion shall be very near that of porcelain/steel. The bidder shall submit full particulars of the testing facilities available to him. The following constitute the type test: i) On unit disc Insulators a) Verification of dimensions :As per IEC :60383 BID DOCUMENT VOL. The contractor shall arrange such tests expeditiously for which payment will be made. and the tests to be carried out. . alignment and free from cracks and deterioration due to chemical action. PSR SECTION.110 7 Detailed design requirements Only porcelain insulator will be acceptable. free from any laminations cavities. 8 Tests Quality control of the insulators supplied shall be as per the latest edition of IEC 60383 / IS-731 or any other equivalent authoritative standard with regard to selection of samples. The extent of tests to be conducted. Its co-efficient of Thermal expansion shall be identical with the porcelain body. homogeneous. Glazing shall be uniform brown colour. flaws or imperfections and shall be vitreous and impervious to moisture. The glaze shall not crack or chip due to ageing under weather conditions or while handling during shipment and erection. High frequency electrical routine test on all insulator shells and assembled units shall be performed as per relevant IEC/IS . 7. burns or other defects. numbers to be tested.2 Cementing The quality of cement and cementing shall ensure exact spacing. The purchaser may at any time call for any optional tests so specified in the standards. Results of following type tests already carried out on similar supplies shall be furnished in the tender together with copies of Type Test Certificates of a NABL accredited laboratory on similar items. 10 (ten) copies of certified test certificates that the full supply conforms in materials and workmanship to the specimen tested shall be furnished.

In case of failure in any type test the bidder is either required to modify the design of the material and successfully carryout all the type tests or to repeat that particular type test at least three times successfully at his own expenses. the bidder shall supply the necessary number of sets of hardware fittings at the place of testing free of cost.-2.111 b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) Thermal mechanical performance test Power frequency voltage withstand and flashover test under (i) dry & (ii) wet condition Impulse voltage withstand and flashover test (dry) Visible Discharge test (dry) RIV test (dry) Residual strength Test Steep wave front Test Impact Test :As per Annexure-A :As per IEC : 60383 :As per IEC : 60383 :As per IS:731 :As per IEC:60437 :As per Annexure-A :As per Annexure-A :As per Annexure-A ii) On the complete Disc Insulator String with Hardware Fittings a) b) c) d) e) f) g) Power frequency voltage withstand test with arcing horns under wet condition Impulse voltage withstand test under dry condition Impulse voltage flash over test under dry condition Voltage distribution test Corona and RIV test under dry condition (for 220 KV only) Mechanical Strength test Vibration test :As per IEC : 60383 :As per IEC: 60383 :As per IEC : 60383 :As per Annexure-A :As per Annexure-A :As per Annexure-A :As per Annexure-A For Type Tests which involves the tests on the complete insulator string with hardware fitting. . ELECTRICITY DEPT. PSR SECTION. The following constitute the Acceptance Test : a) b) c) d) e) f) Visual examination Verification of dimensions Temperature cycle test Galvanising test Mechanical performance test Test on locking device for ball and socket coupling :As per IEC : 60383 :As per IEC : 60383 :As per IEC : 60383 :As per IEC : 60383 :As per IEC: 60383 :As per IEC:60372 BID DOCUMENT VOL.

112 g) h) i) j) k) Eccentricity test IR Measurement Electro-mechanical strength test Porosity test Puncture test :As per IEC:60383 :As per Annexure-A :As per Annexure-A :As per IEC : 60383 :As per IEC : 60383 The following constitute the Routine Test : a) Visual Examination b) Mechanical routine test c) Electrical routine test : As per IS: 731 : As per IS: 731 : As per IS: 731 9 Documentation 1) Detailed dimensioned drawings and 2) Guaranteed technical particulars shall constitute the documentation for the specified material. name of the purchaser i. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 10 Marking Each Disc Insulator shall be legibly and indelibly marked with the name of the manufacturer.e ‘DVC’ and month and year of manufacturer. The guaranteed Electromechanical strength shall be indicated in Kilo Newton followed by the word ‘KN’ to facilitate easy identification and to ensure proper use. BID DOCUMENT VOL. PSR SECTION. .-2.

2 Corona Extinction Voltage Test (Dry) The sample assembly when subjected to power frequency voltage shall have a corona extinction voltage of not less than 154 KV (rms) line to ground under dry condition. The voltage across any disc shall not exceed 13% for suspension insulator strings and 14% for tension insulator strings. Hand tools may be used to. the insulator string along with complete hardware fittings shall have a radio interference voltage level below 1000 micro volts at one MHz when subjected to 50 Hz AC voltage of 154 KV line to ground under dry condition. There shall be no evidence of corona on any part of the sample. ELECTRICITY DEPT. The peak to peak displacement in mm of vibration at the antinode point.113 Annexure – A 220 KV line 1. No fracture should occur during this period. 1. 1. and tension string in tension mode itself in laboratory span of minimum 30 metres. The system shall be suitable to maintain constant tension on the conductor throughout the duration of the test. The test procedure shall be in accordance with IS:8263/IEC 60437. nearest to the string. After BID DOCUMENT VOL. corona control ring. In the case of suspension string a load equal to 600 kg shall be applied along the axis of the suspension string by means of turn buckle. 1. shall be measured and the same shall not be 1. the string components shall not show any visual deformation and it shall be possible to disassemble them by hand.-2. The insulator string shall be vibrated for not less than 10 million cycles without any failure. remove cotter pins and loosen the nuts initially. The load shall be held for five minutes and then removed. The applied load shall then be increased until the failing load is reached and the value recorded. The string shall then be reassembled and loaded to 50% of UTS and the load shall be further increased at a steady rate till the specified minimum UTS and held for one minute. 1. Vibration dampers shall not be used on the test span. grading ring and suspension assembly/dead end assembly shall be subjected to a load equal to 50% of the specified minimum ultimate tensile strength (UTS) which shall be increased at a steady rate to 67% of the minimum UTS specified. PSR SECTION.8 less than 1000/f where f is the frequency of vibration in cycles/sec. After removal of the load.2) above. The conductor shall be vertically vibrated at one of the resonance frequencies of the insulators string (more than 10 Hz) by means of vibration inducing equipment. The insulator string along with hardware fittings and single conductor tensioned at 35 kN in case of ACSR Zebra conductor and 24 KN in case of ACSR Panther conductor shall be secured with clamps. . The result obtained shall be converted into percentage.3 RIV Test (Dry) Under the conditions as specified under (1.4 Mechanical Strength Test The complete insulator string along with its hardware fitting excluding arcing horn. 1.5 Vibration Test The suspension string shall be tested in suspension mode.1 Tests on Complete Strings with Hardware Fittings Voltage Distribution Test The voltage across each insulator unit shall be measured by sphere gap method. The atmospheric condition during testing shall be recorded and the test results shall be accordingly corrected with suitable correction factor as stipulated in IEC 60383.

-2. a) Each insulator unit shall be subjected to five successive positive and negative impulse flashovers with a wave having minimum effective rate of rise of 2500 KV per microseconds. or (b) Any one of the subsequent three dry power frequency voltage flashover value is less than 80% of the value specified. b) Acceptance Criteria An insulator shall be deemed to have met the requirement of this test if. Each unit shall then be subjected to three dry power frequency voltage flashovers. ELECTRICITY DEPT.1. The insulators shall be subjected to the following tests as per relevant standards: Tests Percentage of Percentage of units to be tested a) Temperature cycle test followed by mechanical performance test Puncture test/steep wave front test 60 b) 40 2. An insulator shall be deemed to have failed to meet the requirement of above testing if. 2. the arithmetic mean of the three subsequent dry/power frequency voltage flashover values equals or exceeds 95% of the rated dry power frequency flashover voltage. BID DOCUMENT VOL. fatigue failure and mechanical strength test. On Disc Insulator Units Steep Wave Front Test Test following test shall be performed on 10 insulator units in case of disc insulators selected at random from the lot offered for selection of sample for type test. having been successfully subjected to the ten impulse flashovers. Thermal Mechanical Performance Test Thermal Mechanical Performance Test shall be performed in accordance with IEC60383-1 Clause 20 with the following modifications : (1) (2) The applied mechanical load during this test shall be 70% of the rated electromechanical or mechanical value. .2 Failure of any one unit either in the steep wave front or subsequent low frequency voltage test shall cause for testing on double number of units. PSR SECTION. The acceptance criteria shall be (a) X greater than or equal to R + 3S. (a) It has not flash over when the oscillogram or peak voltage indicator shows a marked reduction in voltage. The hardware shall be examined for looseness.114 the test the insulators shall be examined for looseness of pins and cap or any crack in the cement. There shall be no deterioration of properties of hardware components and insulators after the vibration test. 2.

2 Clause 8.4 2. The individual electro-mechanical/mechanical failing load shall be at least equal to the rated value. IR Measurements IR measurement shall be carried out by the instrument operating at 1 KV DC.115 Where X = Mean value of the individual mechanical failing load. However. Also puncture shall not occur before the ultimate fracture. R = Rated electro-mechanical / mechanical failing load. when released the copper nose will strike the outer rim of the shell or the most protuded rim of the shell squarely in a direction parallel to the axis of the unit and towards the cap. R = Rated electro-mechanical / mechanical failing load. S = Standard deviation. (b) (c) The minimum sample size shall be taken as 20 for disc insulator units.8 with the following modification. Impact Test The Impact Test shall be carried out in accordance with ANSI-C-29. The individual electromechanical failing load shall be at least equal to the rated value. .3 Electromechanical/Mechanical Failing Load Test This test shall be performed in accordance with clause 18 and 19 of IEC 383 with the following acceptance (i) X greater than or equal to R + 3S Where X = Mean value of the electro-mechanical/mechanical failing load. ELECTRICITY DEPT. The test specimen shall receive an impact of 7N-m for 120 KN & 10N-m for 160 KN Disc by releasing the pendulum. PSR SECTION. Also electrical puncture shall not occur before the ultimate fracture. for larger lot size.6 Residual Strength Test The above test shall be performed as per clause 4. 4.4 and 4. 2. (ii) (iii) The minimum sample size shall be taken as 20 for disc insulators units. shall not be less than 1000 Mohm.5 of IEC 60797 preceded by the temperature cycle test of porcelain disc insulators. S = Standard deviation. BID DOCUMENT VOL. IEC 60591 shall be applicable.-2. 2. The breaking point of the pendulum shall be so adjusted that.6 of IEC 60797.2.5 2. The Sample size shall be 25 and the evaluation of the results and acceptance criteria shall be as per clause No. IR value when measured under fair weather condition.

The peak to peak displacement in mm of vibration at the antinode point. The applied load shall then be increased until the failing load is reached and the value recorded. PSR SECTION. ELECTRICITY DEPT. The voltage across any disc shall not exceed 20% for suspension insulator strings and tension insulator strings. Vibration dampers shall not be used on the test span. After the test the insulators shall be examined for looseness of pins and cap or any crack in the cement. grading ring and suspension assembly/dead end assembly shall be subjected to a load equal to 50% of the specified minimum ultimate tensile strength (UTS) which shall be increased at a steady rate to 67% of the minimum UTS specified. After removal of the load. 1. The insulator string shall be vibrated for not less than 10 million cycles without any failure. The insulators shall be subjected to the following tests as per relevant standards : Tests Percentage of Percentage of units to be tested a) Temperature cycle test followed by mechanical performance test Puncture test/steep wave front test 60 b) 40 BID DOCUMENT VOL. corona control ring. remove cotter pins and loosen the nuts initially. The load shall be held for five minutes and then removed. Hand tools may be used to. The result obtained shall be converted into percentage.2 Mechanical Strength Test The complete insulator string along with its hardware fitting excluding arcing horn.3 Vibration Test The suspension string shall be tested in suspension mode. and tension string in tension mode itself in laboratory span of minimum 30 metres. 1. No fracture should occur during this period. The system shall be suitable to maintain constant tension conductor throughout the duration of the test. fatigue failure and mechanical strength test. The string shall then be reassembled and loaded to 50% of UTS and the load shall be further increased at a steady rate till the specified minimum UTS and held for one minute. The hardware shall be examined for looseness. The insulator string along with hardware fittings and conductor tensioned at 1850 kg in case of ACSR Panther conductor shall be secured with clamps.116 ANNEXURE-A 132 KV Line 1. nearest to the string. shall be measured and the same shall not be less than 1000/f1. The conductor shall be vertically vibrated simultaneously at one of the resonance frequencies of the insulators string (more than 10 Hz) by means of vibration inducing equipment.-2. the string components shall not show any visual deformation and it shall be possible to disassemble them by hand. There shall be no deterioration of properties of hardware components and insulators after the vibration test.1 Tests on Complete Strings with Hardware Fittings: Voltage Distribution Test The voltage across each insulator unit shall be measured by sphere gap method. In the case of suspension string a load equal to 600 kg shall be applied along the axis of the suspension string by means of turn buckle. 1. .8 where f is the frequency of vibration in cycles/sec.

Also puncture shall not occur before the ultimate fracture. Acceptance Criteria An insulator shall be deemed to have met the requirement of this test if. Where X = Mean value of the individual mechanical failing load. 2. Failure of any one unit either in the steep wave front or subsequent low frequency voltage test shall cause for testing on double number of units. R = Rated electro-mechanical / mechanical failing load. S = Standard deviation. b) Each unit shall then be subjected to three dry power frequency voltage flashovers.2 Thermal Mechanical Performance Test Thermal Mechanical Performance Test shall be performed in accordance with IEC60383-1 Clause 20 with the following modifications : (1) The applied mechanical load during this test shall be 70% of the rated electromechanical or mechanical value. An insulator shall be deemed to have failed to meet the requirement of above testing if. or (b) Any one of the subsequent three dry power frequency voltage flashover value is less than 80% of the value specified. the arithmetic mean of the three subsequent dry/power frequency voltage flashover values equals or exceeds 95% of the rated dry power frequency flashover voltage. (c) The individual electromechanical failing load shall be at least equal to the rated value. .1 On Disc Insulator Units Steep Wave Front Test Test following test shall be performed on 10 insulator units in case of disc insulators selected at random from the lot offered for selection of sample for type test.117 2. having been successfully subjected to the ten impulse flashovers.-2. (a) It has not flash over when the oscillogram or peak voltage indicator shows a marked reduction in voltage. a) Each insulator unit shall be subjected to five successive positive and negative impulse flashovers with a wave having minimum effective rate of rise of 2500 KV per microseconds. 2. ELECTRICITY DEPT.3 Electromechanical/Mechanical Failing Load Test This test shall be performed in accordance with clause 18 and 19 of IEC 60383 with the following acceptance BID DOCUMENT VOL. (2) The acceptance criteria shall be (a) X greater than or equal to R + 3S. (b) The minimum sample size shall be taken as 20 for disc insulator units. PSR SECTION. 2.

ELECTRICITY DEPT.2 Clause 8.5 of IEC 60797 preceded by the temperature cycle test. (iii) The individual electro-mechanical/mechanical failing load shall be at least equal to the rated value.5 IR Measurements IR measurement shall be carried out by the instrument operating at 1 KV DC. when released the copper nose will strike the outer rim of the shell or the most protruded rim of the shell squarely in a direction parallel to the axis of the unit and towards the cap. 2. IR value when measured under fair weather condition. Also electrical puncture shall not occur before the ultimate fracture. S = Standard deviation. BID DOCUMENT VOL. The breaking point of the pendulum shall be so adjusted that. 4.6 of IEC 60797. for larger lot size.118 (i) X greater than or equal to R + 3S Where X = Mean value of the electro-mechanical/mechanical/ failing load.6 Impact Test The Impact Test shall be carried out in accordance with ANSI-C-29. shall not be less than 1000 Mohm.-2. 2. R = Rated electro-mechanical / mechanical failing load.2. IEC 60591 shall be applicable. The test specimen shall receive an impact of 7 N-m for 70 KN and 120 kN Disc by releasing the pendulum.4 and 4. However. PSR SECTION.8 with the following modification. . on both glass and porcelain disc insulators. The Sample size shall be 25 and the evaluation of the results and acceptance criteria shall be as per clause No. 2.4 Residual Strength Test The above test shall be performed as per clause 4. (ii) The minimum sample size shall be taken as 20 for disc insulators units.

-2.119 7 Specific Requirements DISC INSULATORS The disc insulators shall have the following parameters: Sl.mechanical strength of discs in 132KV tension strings for normal tension locations suitable for 20mm ball and 120 kN socket diameter No. PSR SECTION. of discs in 132KV tension strings for normal tension locations suitable for 20mm ball and socket diameter 10 c d e Electro. of discs in 220KV double tension strings for special locations suitable for 20mm ball and socket diameter 2 x 14 e f 70 kN g 2 x 15 h 3 a b Electro-mechanical strength of discs in 220KV double tension strings for special locations suitable for 20mm ball and socket 160 kN diameter String arrangements for 132KV No.mechanical strength of discs in 220KV tension strings for normal tension locations suitable for 20mm ball and 160 kN socket diameter No. ELECTRICITY DEPT. . of discs in 220KV tension strings for normal tension locations suitable for 20mm ball and socket diameter 15 c d Electro. of discs in 220KV double suspension strings for special locations suitable for 16mm ball and socket diameter Electro-mechanical strength of discs in 220KV double suspension strings for special locations suitable for 16mm ball and socket diameter No. 1 1 2 a Description 2 Parameter 3 b Type Ball and socket String arrangements for 220KV No. of discs in 220KV suspension strings for normal 14 suspension locations suitable for 16mm ball and socket diameter Electro mechanical strength of discs in 220KV suspension strings for normal suspension locations suitable for 16mm ball 70 kN and socket diameter No. of discs in 132KV double suspension strings for special locations suitable for 16mm ball and socket diameter 2x9 BID DOCUMENT VOL. of discs in 132KV suspension strings for normal 9 suspension locations suitable for 16mm ball and socket diameter Electro mechanical strength of discs in 132KV suspension strings for normal suspension locations suitable for 16mm ball 70 kN and socket diameter No.

120 f Sl. . 1 g Electro-mechanical strength of discs in 132KV double suspension strings for special locations suitable for 16mm ball and socket diameter Description 2 No. ELECTRICITY DEPT. of discs in 220KV double tension strings for special locations suitable for 20mm ball and socket diameter Electro-mechanical strength of discs in 220KV double tension strings for special locations suitable for 20mm ball and socket diameter Diameter for 70kN disc for 120kN disc for 160kN disc Spacing for 70kN disc for 120kN disc for 160kN disc Total creepage distance for 70kN disc for 120kN disc for 160kN disc Protected creepage distance for 70kN disc for 120kN disc for 160kN disc Visible discharge voltage for 70kN disc for 120kN disc for 160kN disc Flashover / withstand test voltage Power frequency (dry) withstand for 70kN disc for 120kN disc for 160kN disc Power frequency (wet) withstand for 70kN disc for 120kN disc for 160kN disc Power frequency dry flashover voltage for 70kN disc for 120kN disc for 160kN disc Power frequency wet flashover voltage for 70kN disc for 120kN disc for 160kN disc 70 kN Parameter 3 2 x 10 h 4 a b c 5 a b c 6 a b c 7 a b c 8 a b c 9 i) a b c ii) a b c iii) a b c iv) a b c 120 kN 255 mm 255 mm 280 mm 145 mm 145 mm 170 mm 320 mm 320 mm 330 mm 160 mm 160 mm 165 mm 9 KV 18 KV 18 KV 70 KV 70 KV 72 KV 40 KV 40 KV 42 KV 75 KV 75 KV 78 KV 45 KV 45 KV 48 KV BID DOCUMENT VOL.-2. PSR SECTION.

BID DOCUMENT VOL. PSR SECTION. .-2. ELECTRICITY DEPT.121 v) a b c vi) a b c Sl. 1 vii) a b c Power frequency puncture voltage for 70kN disc for 120kN disc for 160kN disc Impulse withstand voltage +ve for 70kN disc for 120kN disc for 160kN disc Description 2 Impulse flashover voltage +ve for 70kN disc for 120kN disc for 160kN disc 110 KV 120 KV 125 KV 110 KV 110 KV 115 KV Parameter 3 115 KV 115 KV 120 KV Minimum failing load shall be equal to electro-mechanical strength stated.

Manufacture. testing at manufacturer’s Works. PSR SECTION. 2 Standards The design. A.-2. Illumination design both indoor and outdoor for the area pertaining to substation area and control building including all connected roads of substation./D. fluorescent and sodium/mercury vapor lamps etc as required.700054 1 Scope This specification covers the equipment required for lighting of substations and its building complex and all approach and peripheral roads in the substation area for both general and emergency use.C. Switches Plugs and Sockets. Sub-Distribution Boards (SLDB). manufacture. . The equipment covered under this scope includes: 1. LILO Boards for Lighting Tower of the Switchyard and Lighting Panels with MCCB/MCBs (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) (h) (i) (j) (k) (l) (m) HRC fuses and Miniature Air Circuit Breakers etc for the above panels. Emergency Lighting Distribution Board (ELDB). ELECTRICITY DEPT. Change Over Board. Clamps. Metal clad socket outlet with plug and iron clad switches. Water-tight Junction boxes etc. 2. Light fittings as required by this specification and approved design provided with watertight conduit wiring boxes. Safety earthing materials. packing and delivery at site of light fittings and accessories including. Part-I. HRC fuses. G.Main Distribution Boards (MLDB).122 SPECIFICATION FOR LIGHTING DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA .1 KV (E) Grade PVC Cables conforming to IS:1554. Incandescent. required for holding conduits/light fittings/cables for complete wiring. Conduits with threads and watertight accessories. but not limited to the following: (a) Weather proof .C. testing and performance of the equipment offered and the illumination system shall in general comply with the latest issues including amendments of the following Indian BID DOCUMENT VOL. fixtures etc. Mounting and suspension attachment for switchboard etc. 1.I.

PSR SECTION. IS:4649 . IS:5077 .Rigid steel conduits IS:3480 . .Accessories for rigid steel conduits for electrical wiring. IS:1534 .Industrial luminaries with metal reflectors.General and safety requirement for luminaries:Tubular Fluorescent lamps. tubes and sections for electrical BID DOCUMENT VOL. IS:3837 . IS:5082 . rods.123 (or equivalent IEC) Standards: IS:1913. Junction Boxes IS:9537(Part 2) – Conduits for electrical installations.Flexible steel conduit for electrical wiring.Specification for Luminaries Conduits.Bi-pin lamp holders for tubular fluorescent lamp. IS:1777 . IS:1258 .Industrial lighting fittings with plastic reflectors. IS:2667 . IS:2418(all relevant parts) – Specification for Tubular fluorescent lamps for General lighting service. IS:3323 .-2.Adapters for flexible steel conduits.Part-I . IS:13703(all relevant parts)-LV fuses for voltages not exceeding 1000 V AC or 1500 V DC.Fittings for rigid steel conduits for electrical wiring. ELECTRICITY DEPT. bars. IS:3287 .Ballasts for fluorescent lamps-(Part-I)-For switch start circuit.Dust tight electric lighting fittings. IS:10322(all relevant parts).Water proof electric lighting fittings. IS:3324 . IS:4012 – Specification for Dust proof electric lighting fittings. IS:3528 . Part 2. alloys. IS:14772 – General requirements for enclosures for accessories for household and similar fixed electrical installations-Specifications Lighting Panels IS:13947 – Specification for low voltage switchgear and control gear (all relevant parts). IS:1569 . IS:4013 .Capacitors for use in tubular fluorescent high pressure mercury and low pressure sodium vapour discharge lamp circuit IS:2215 – Specification for Starters for fluorescent lamps.Wrought aluminium and Al.Bayonet lamp holders.Holders for starters for tubular fluorescent lamps.Decorative lighting outfits.

-2.Code of practice for lighting of public thoroughfares. IS:6665 .124 purposes. IS:1944 . IS:3854 . II & III). IS:5216(Part I and II) – Recommendations on safety procedures and practices in electrical work. Quality class of glare restriction: 3 .Code of practice for general construction in steel. IS:3043 – Code of practice for earthing. Quality class of glare restriction: 1 Average illumination level in Lux (emergency lighting): 10 3. Quality class of glare restriction: 1 Average illumination level in Lux (emergency lighting): 20 2.PVC insulated cables for working voltages (1977) upto and including 1100 V. switch room. PSR SECTION. Area: Miscellaneous room.Code of practice for phosphating iron and steel.Code of practice for interior illumination (Part I. Average illumination level in Lux (general lighting): 100 Quality class of glare restriction: 2 Average illumination level in Lux (emergency lighting): 10 BID DOCUMENT VOL. . Electrical IS:1293 – Plugs and Socket.Outlets of rated voltage upto and including 250 volts and rated current upto and including 16 Amps-Specification.Average illumination level in Lux (emergency lighting): 10.Methods for testing uniformity of coating of zinc coated articles. Engineer’s room.Switches for domestic and similar purposes. Average illumination level in Lux (general lighting): 75. Office room. 3 Illumination Level Requirement The Tenderer shall design the entire lighting system layout including the accessories and panels etc on the basis of illumination levels of different areas indicated below but not limited to the following : 1. 4. Area: Carrier room including vertical faces of carrier panels. store room. IS:800 . Average illumination level in Lux (general lighting): 200. Area: Control room and relay room including vertical faces of control panels and relay panels. Area: Battery room.Code of practice for Electrical wiring installations . IS:8828 – Electrical accessories :Circuit Breakers for over current protection for household and similar installations. Average illumination level in Lux (general lighting): 300. Cables IS:694 . IS:6005 . IS:732 . IS:2633 . ELECTRICITY DEPT. IS:3646 .Code of practice for Industrial lighting.

Average illumination level in Lux (general lighting): 200 Quality class of glare restriction: 1. mezzanine floor. Area: Cable operating floor. Area: Other rooms.g.-2. Average illumination level in Lux (general lighting): 50 Quality class of glare restriction:2. 7. Any structure of fittings specially required shall also be included in the scope. Average illumination level in Lux (emergency lighting): 5. Area: Transformers and breakers. 6. Average illumination level in Lux (emergency lighting): 5 8. Area: Bath room. Average illumination level in Lux (general lighting): 20 Quality class of glare restriction: -Average illumination level in Lux (emergency lighting): Note : i) Localised lighting shall be provided to get the highest illumination level over and near the main equipment e. Isolators. CT. PSR SECTION. 3. Average illumination level in Lux (general lighting): 75 Quality class of glare restriction: 2. b) Complete illumination design and calculation to be submitted. Average illumination level in Lux (general lighting): 20 Quality class of glare restriction: 2 Average illumination level in Lux (emergency lighting): 5.. fixtures and standard accessories etc. Average illumination level in Lux (general lighting): 150 Quality class of glare restriction: 1. Average illumination level in Lux (emergency lighting): 5. materials and/or workmanship.125 5. Average illumination level in Lux (general lighting): 20 Quality class of glare restriction: -Average illumination level in Lux (emergency lighting): 13. All equipment shall be guaranteed by the Tenderer to be free from any defect due to faulty design. 11. c) All standard luminaries etc. CB. 9. technical doc. which are necessary for efficient and proper illumination. 3. Such parts shall be deemed to be within the scope of this specification whether specially mentioned or not. suspension arrangement of all luminaries and board etc. to be submitted.1 Completeness of Supply All items shall be offered complete with all parts. 3. Area: Outdoor switchyard (except transformers. Area: Corridor. Average illumination level in Lux (general lighting): 100 Quality class of glare restriction: -Average illumination level in Lux (emergency lighting): 12.2 Materials and Workmanship All equipment and accessories to be supplied under this specification shall conform to relevant IS specification and free from defects and imperfection and of approved grade and classification. Average illumination level in Lux (emergency lighting): 5. breakers) and boundary wall. Area: Garage. The makes of all the equipment and accessories shall clearly be indicated in the tender. showing arrangement of luminaries.3 Erection Tools & Tackles BID DOCUMENT VOL. mounting. .. ii) a) Detail drg. Area: Maintenance room. 10. leaflet etc. PT. Average illumination level in Lux (emergency lighting): 5. Area: Approach road. LA etc. conduit wiring. ELECTRICITY DEPT. to be submitted. Average illumination level in Lux (general lighting): 50 Quality class of glare restriction: 2. mountings. staircase.

however. 3 phase. Panels details shall also be stated clearly.50 cycles per second + 3%. 3 phase. 50 Amps. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Lamps and all other materials offered.100 Amps. 63 Amps. Emergency Lighting : 2 (two) Nos.126 All erection tools and tackles as may be required for the complete installation work shall be supplied by the contractor. Panel Room of the control building: 1. PSR SECTION.-2. (e) Fault level . MCCBs. shall also be submitted a long with the tender.250 Volts ± 10% from DC board located within the Misc. AC System : 3 phase. Lighting panels shall be wall / BID DOCUMENT VOL. (d) The lighting distribution boards shall be fed from 415 Volts board through MCCBs located within the misc. 3 phase. (d) 1 (one) No. 4 wire feeder for 33 KV switchyard. 415 Volts + 10%. 2. (b) 1 (one) Nos. (c) 1 (one) No.25 KA. 63 Amps.3 phase. 4 wire feeder for 220 KV switchyard. 220 Volts (DC) 2 wire feeder. board room. 1. Fault MVA .25 MVA at 415 Volts. 4 wire. . 3.6 Detailed Design General scheme: Tentative provisions have been made for the following feeders for Main Distribution Boards from the AC Panel located in the Misc. (c) System grounding . 4 wire AC supply. Main distribution board shall be floor mounted. 3. 4. 4 wire feeders. switches.5 Tender Drawings The Tenderer shall furnish a design and drawings (along with the tender) indicating therein the location and type of light fittings and also locations of Main Distribution Boards. 415 Volts. 4 wire feeder for maintenance shop. panel room. (a) System Voltage . 3 phase. 415 Volts. will be finished and approved during execution of contract on the basis of approved Switchyard layout and control room building. Power plug : (a) 2 (two) Nos. Lighting Plugs etc. 3 phase.15 KA. (b) System frequency . (b) Fault level . Lighting Panels. 100 Amps. 415 Volts. MCBs. 2. For control building lighting (excluding peripheral lighting) : 2 (two) 63 Amps. Power Plugs. The total load (including lighting load and lighting plugs) per SLDB lighting panel shall never exceed 20 KW (3 phase) and total lighting circuits in each lighting panels shall never exceed 10 (ten) numbers. 3. Emergency lighting: 2 wire DC Supply.Effectively grounded. 3.4 Supply System (a) AC Supply for auxiliaries . 4 wire feeders. The final design and quantity. 415 Volts. Sub-distribution Boards. 63 Amps. Standard literature of all type of fittings. power receptacles. 3 phase. 415 Volts. The main distribution boards shall be sub-divided in several sub-distribution boards/lighting panels. 415 Volts. 4 wire feeder for filter machine at transformer yard. For Sub-Station lighting (including gate and road lighting and boundary wall : 2 (two) Nos.

3. Exact location/number of fans would be finalised at the time of final design. 3. carrier room and the Engineer’s room will be air-conditioned with unit type (or split type) air-conditioners. However.3 Power point for Air-Conditioners The control room. A. AC power shall be fed from single phase feeder from AC board located in Misc. relay room. All these boards shall be fed from separate 3-phase AC feeder along with necessary distribution board.6. In selecting the size of the cables and wires for different circuits from MDBs to the furthest load point the following considerations must be taken into account : 1. And each group light points i. 3.5 Emergency Lighting (Change-over Board) The contractor shall supply 1 No. Each main distribution board shall have at least 1 No. Suitable arrangement shall be provided to have annunciation for change over at the purchaser’s control panel.6. conduits upto lighting plug points etc. The emergency lighting AC/DC change over load shall be fed from: 1. board room.1 Power Receptacle Connections The 3-phase power supply shall be provided for each power receptacle from main distribution boards.C. and DC supply shall not overlap during changeover. The contractor then shall finally locate and decide the actual number of LPs and group points in such a way that the incoming load for each LP does not exceed the rated amperage capacity of the corresponding miniature circuit breaker located at MDB for feeding the LP. 15/5 Amp. (2x50) Amps rating with 2 ways single phase AC/DC change over board (ELDB). 3. Detail scheme should be submitted along-with the tender. Socket outlet with separate control switch in each board. ELECTRICITY DEPT. sub-circuits the load per circuit must not exceed 6 Amps. Board room.6. 2. Plug point with MCB and fuses shall be provided for each unit. The DC power (220 Volts) will be fed from the DC board located in Misc. A separate board with 15 Amp. such receptacles suitably distributed over the switchyard.I.6. Both supply and erection of all fans would be within Contractor’s scope.-2. At least 10 Nos. .127 column mounted.2 Plug Points There shall be at least 1 No. the above provisions.6. PSR SECTION. The termination of these cables shall be the responsibility of the contractor. From the MDBs the Contractor will run armoured PVC cable upto lighting panels and the PVC wires in G. There shall be total 4 Nos.e. 15 Amps combined socket outlets are to be provided in the control building. For emergency lighting the contractor shall lay the cable (PVC heavy duty armoured) for AC/DC supply from the AC/DC change over board to respective emergency lighting panels. Current carrying capacity. may be changed as per design requirement. BID DOCUMENT VOL. 3. 63 Amps power receptacle connections.4 Fans 1400mm sweep ceiling fans and 225mm / 300mm heavy duty Exhaust fan would be fixed at various locations of the control building.

6. PSR SECTION.mm min) copper wires. laid in conduit etc. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Type of luminaries for general lighting: Street light luminaries suitable for 1x 150W/1x 250W HPSV lamps to be fitted on swag pole. Minimum cable size per lighting sub-circuit shall not be less than 3/20 (1. Location: Gate. power socket receptacle connection shall not be less than 7/22 (2. Location: Roads. Minimum cable size for 15 Amps. staircase and office room. The above voltage drop requirement must be strictly adhered to. carrier room.5sq. Voltages drop. 2. Location: Control room.6. Type of luminaries for general lighting: Ceiling mounted indoor decorative luminaries suitable for 2x40W / 1x40W fluorescent lamps / BID DOCUMENT VOL. portico. 3. .6 Current carrying capacity When selecting the size of the cables from MDBs to LP. Type of luminaries for general lighting: Indoor decorative recess mounted luminaries with mirror optics reflector suitable for 2x40W fluorescent lamp. 3.6. Location: Corridor. The contractor must furnish calculations for voltage drop in different sub-mains and sub-circuits.8 PVC Wires in Conduits This should be as per IS 694 but more than 40% of the inside space of the conduit should not be covered by the wires drawn through it. 3. 3.-2.7 Voltage Drop For cable size found by the above method must be checked up for voltage drop to satisfy the following : Voltage drop from MDBs to the farthest load point must not exceed 3 (three) Volts. When selecting the size of the wire for sub-circuits it must be considered as if the sub-circuits are fully loaded (6 Amps.9 Luminaries Following type of luminaries shall be used in different rooms of control room building and switchyards : 1. Location: Switchyard area. 5. The sizes of cables such found must be de-rated to the factor considering ambient temperature of 50 oC.128 2.mm min). Type of luminaries for general lighting: Aesthetically pleasing post top luminaries suitable for 70W HPSV/HPMV lamps. The contractor should indicate the derating factor used for higher temperature (50 oC) and on a single line diagram should indicate the size of the wires used and voltage drop in each sub-mains and sub-circuits (load line diagram). 4. 3.5sq. grouping factor. No other standard for voltage drop is acceptable to the Purchaser.6. Type of luminaries for emergency lighting : Decorative recess mounted down light suitable for 1x60W/1x100W reflector lamp / equivalent power saving type. it must be considered as if the LPs are carrying full rated current.). Engineers’ room and waiting room. Type of luminaries for general lighting: Flood light luminaries suitable for 2x400W / 1x400W / 2x250W HPSV lamps.

12 Wiring Materials & Accessories The PVC wires and cables shall be of 1100 volts grade. AC and DC wires should never run through the same conduit. industrial luminaries suitable for 2x40W fluorescent lamps / power saving CFL.6. The accessories shall be housed in the lighting fixture.The galvanised steel conduits of 14 BID DOCUMENT VOL. .11 Plugs. All fluorescent tubes shall be of 250 Volts.129 power saving CFL. The performance shall not be affected for such variation. Sockets & Switches 60 Amps. 60 Amps. corrosion resistant. For the battery room. should be painted with acid proof painting before erection. 5/15 Amps. Location: Peripheral area of control room building. conduits of suitable size. The filament shall be designed such that the lamps can be fitted in any position though normally these will be fitted in “base up” position. All lamps shall be able to withstand + 10% variation of the rated voltage and + 3% of the rated frequency. in the small room. Socket outlet mentioned above and should be installed near the 60 Amps socket on a combined structure. corrosion resistant. HPSV / HPMV lamps. This switch shall be used with 60 Amps.10 Lamp All tungsten filament lamps shall be rated for 250 Volts. MCCB with HRC cartridge fuse shall be dust and weather proof. the conduits and other accessories. 6. 8. 3. Type of luminaries for emergency lighting: Bulk head luminaries suitable for 60W GLS lamps.-2. Type of luminaries for emergency lighting: Bulk head luminaries suitable for 60W GLS lamps. The wiring should be of open conduit type with G. 7. Make and type of the lamps for different areas should be clearly stated in the tender without whom the tender is liable for rejection.6. gas filled clear. The colour of the lamp shall be cool white. The exhaust fans should be of fairly quiet type. Type of luminaries for general lighting: Ceiling mounted. fans. piano type switches for mounting on sheet steel switch boards with Bakelite cover. socket outlet and plug for power connection shall be dust and weather proof design. plug points etc. maintenance room. 3. 5-pin plug and socket outlet along with switches shall be enclosed in a metallic cover. metal clad. 3. Location: Miscellaneous panel room. Type of luminaries for general lighting: Flood light luminaries suitable for 70W/125W. The socket should have a screwed cover. Note: Make and type of all the luminaries and lamps to be used in different area both for general lighting and emergency lighting along with detailed literature must be submitted along with the tender. store room and toilet. Type of luminaries for general lighting: Ceiling mounted.6. 3 pin and earth. Location: Battery room. industrial luminaries suitable for 2x40W fluorescent lamps / power saving CFL. PSR SECTION. The combined units of 5/15 Amps. These will be used for controlling lamps.I. Type of luminaries for emergency lighting: Corrosion resistant bulk head luminaries suitable for 60W GLS lamps. which are liable to corrosion. ELECTRICITY DEPT.

floor pedestals including iron base for floor mounting. 4 4. Such indoor type SLDB indicated in schedule of items may be of reputed make like Havell’s. Termination of the cable at the MDB end shall be the responsibility of the contractor. Necessary cable boxes. 4. 4. Conduit wiring shall be done above false ceiling area and concealed wiring shall be done below false ceiling area as per design / layout approved by DVC. PSR SECTION. necessary bolts.2 Outdoor type Same as Indoor except suitable for outdoor installation i. Wiring for different rooms: i) Concealed wiring shall be done in the rooms having false ceiling i. with suitable hood and double doors with waterproof gaskets. . Cable entry shall be from bottom only.1 Indoor type The lighting panels (protection of panel not less than IP 42) shall be fabricated from sheets steel and shall consist of the following : 1. Outgoing MCBs.e. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Incomer isolator.1 Indoor type The main distribution boards (MDB) shall be fabricated from 3 mm steel sheets and shall consist of the following: 1.e. 3. control room. All mounting and suspension attachments. computer room / record room. 2.L. 2. The board should also be provided with fixtures and nuts. Caution board. nuts etc. Detachable blank circuit label to be inscribed at site. 4. Incomer MCCB.I conduit surface wiring shall be followed. shall be supplied by the contractor.2. The equipment shall be housed inside a sheet steel cubicle with hinged front access door and the board should be complete with Aluminium / Cu bus bar of suitable size. glands. of size not less than 50x6 mm. clamps. Outgoing MCCB/MCB.1. engineer’s room. ii) The rooms where no false ceiling is provided G. in an enclosed busbar chamber. The Tenderer shall assess the quantity of all wiring materials and accessories required for complete illumination system and quote accordingly.1. conduit wiring (ET). should be supplied by the contractor and should be suitable for G. washers etc. BID DOCUMENT VOL. fixtures and accessories etc. Degree of protection shall be IP-55. for either wall or column mounting to be decided later. The equipment shall be housed inside a sheet steel cubicle with hinged front access door and the board shall be complete with Aluminium busbar.130 SWG and the weather proof accessories shall be of first class quality subject to the approval of purchaser and should bear ISI mark. 4. 3.1 Boards & Panels Main Distribution Boards 4. Suitable provision for terminating purchaser’s cables should be made in MDB either for the bottom or top entry to be decided later. bolts.2 SLDB/Lighting Boards 4. Caution board.-2. Detachable blank circuit label to be inscribed at site. etc.

AC/DC contactor.7 in the standard formula : F = (E x A)/(CU x MF) Where F = Total luminous flux to be installed in 1 M.4 AC/DC Changeover Board (Emergency Lighting) The distribution board for emergency lighting shall be fabricated from 2 mm steel sheet and consisting of AC/DC MCCBs of suitable capacity. . Meter CU = Co-efficient of utilisation. the Tenderer shall be prepared to shift the positions for better efficiency and utilisation and case of maintenance without any extra cost.2 Outdoor type Same as Indoor type except suitable for outdoor installation (Protection of Panel IP 55) i. the Tenderer shall be prepared to supply an install additional luminaries and other equipment complete with all accessories at the quoted unit prices.2. The above transformer shall be housed indoor.3: Loop-in-loop-out J. BID DOCUMENT VOL. The type of fittings at different areas of the complex shall clearly be indicated in the relevant schedules along with detailed literature of the same. Timer. / equivalent. Suppliers should therefore indicate unit prices for all materials and installation charges over and above as has been indicated in the schedule of prices. 4. double door with watertight gasket etc. 4.3 Lighting Transformer 75KVA lighting transformer dry type.6 Maintenance Factor During illumination design. Push button.5 General Consideration During detail illumination design every effort shall be made to optimise the total power requirement and to locate all the luminaries at convenient places. min. E = Illumination required in Lux. subject to approval of DVC.H insulation suitable for operating temperature of 100 oC. 2mm thickness. 3 phase. The equipment shall be housed inside a sheet steel cubicle with hinged access door. Dust proof fittings and water tight fittings shall be provided wherever the layout shall call for the same and the general type fittings shall not be acceptable in those special areas. Cable entry from bottom only and the panels shall be fabricated from 3mm thick sheet steel.2. 4. i) 25A terminal block for Loop-in-loop-out of cable. The contactor shall supply all accessories for wall/floor mounting of the cubicle. contactor. Aux. with suitable canopy. 415V/415V Dyn. if required. 50 Hz.. one caution board and one detachment blank circuit label to be inscribed at site. If desired by the purchaser. 4. the maintenance factor shall never be taken more than 0. Voltmeter indicating etc. The 60 Amp. Class . If needed.131 Lagrand etc. 4.-2. ii) Fuse with link for connection to street light etc. MF = Maintenance Factor. 4. A = Area of floor to be illuminated in Sq.e.B: LILO Box (Out door type with IP-55) made of sheet steel (CRCA). having the following and design approved by DVC. ELECTRICITY DEPT. PSR SECTION. bus bars shall be housed in a suitable bus bar chamber.

BID DOCUMENT VOL. 3. 6. After final erection and testing.2 Testing of the Installation The following tests shall be done on the installation and test reports in triplicate shall be submitted after completion of the installation. The wiring of the MDBs and lighting panels shall withstand an applied voltage test of 2500 volts for 1 minute. 60.1 Tests Tests of Equipment and Materials All the MDBs. would be connected. bus bar chambers etc. 5 5.8 Contract Drawings & Literature The contractor shall submit 4 (four) copies of the following drawings and literature for Purchaser’s approval : 1. 8. 5. fittings and boards. Standard literature of all luminaries and lamps. Single line diagram of lighting scheme. LDBs and other equipment will be tested as per relevant IS. Ten (10) copies of erection and maintenance manual shall also be submitted. conduit wiring. Insulation resistance test : As per IE Rule No. Detail drawing showing arrangement of luminaries.I. 4. The earth pin of all socket outlets shall be connected to the general earthing system by means of an earth continuity conductor of suitable size either running inside the conduit or over the surface. ELECTRICITY DEPT. . Any other drawing/literature as will be required by the purchaser. 2. 5.132 4. Details drawing of all accessories. shall ground outdoor lighting/junction boxes flat to the nearest ground grid.7 Earthing of the Installation Two main earth-wires of suitable size shall be laid from the purchaser’s earthing bus provided in the control room/switchyard to each distribution boards by the contractor. G. Test certificate for lumen output and characteristic curves of different lamps are also to be submitted. 7. 4. Polar distribution curves and other type tests reports of different type of luminaries shall be submitted. To those earthing leads ironclad switches. mounting and suspension arrangement of all luminaries and boards. PSR SECTION. the contractor shall supply ten (10) copies of each of the approved drawing along with a set of reproducible. Four (4) copies of all the test reports shall be submitted before despatch of materials.-2. Complete illumination design and calculation indicating the utilisation factor considered for each type of luminaries.

Testing of polarity of single pole switches : The contractor shall ensure that all single pole non-linked switches and single phase breakers are connected to the live wire of the system. 6 Handing Over After completion of installation . BID DOCUMENT VOL. . 61. If the Lux levels are found to be less than what was guaranteed in tender. PSR SECTION. The illumination system will only be taken over after desired lux level mentioned in finally approved designs attained. illumination measurement of Lux shall be done by Lux level meter (Lux level meter to be arranged by the contractor at his cost) at each decided point in presence of purchaser’s Engineer and to be noted. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Earth continuity and mains conductors : The tests shall be in accordance with IE Rule No.-2. additional light fittings along with all accessories are to be supplied and installed by the contractor without any additional cost to DVC.133 Earth resistance tests : The final earth resistance as measured by a suitable earth tester between the earth electrodes and any point on earth continuity system shall not exceed 1 (one) Ohm.

resistance to vibrations and rigidity during transportation and installation. The distance between two hinges shall be adequate to ensure uniform sealing pressure against atmosphere.134 SPECIFICATION FOR JUNCTION BOXES & OUTDOOR PANELS DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA . The panel shall be free standing floor mount type and the junction box shall be pedestal mount type. straight and reinforced if necessary to minimize distortion and to make a BID DOCUMENT VOL. Evidence of testing shall be in the form of type test reports.700054 1 Scope This specification covers the design. • • • • • IS 13947 (Part 1): Specification for Low voltage switchgear and control gear . IS 8623: Specification for low voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies. testing at manufacture’s works. packing and delivery of outdoor type weather proof panels and junction boxes (JB). All gas-keted surfaces shall be smooth. There shall be sufficient reinforcement to provide level surfaces. .5 mm hot rolled. IEC 60439 (all relevant parts): Low voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies. The thickness of sheet steel shall be 2 mm cold rolled or 2. manufacture. IS 13703 (All parts): Specification for low voltage fuses for voltages not exceeding 1000 V AC and 1500 V DC 3 Manufacturing Requirements Outdoor weather proof panel/ box shall be of sheet steel enclosure and shall be dust. Where the equipment offered conforms to any other standard. 2 Applicable Standards The item shall conform to the latest edition of the following lndian/International Standards. water and vermin proof. All doors. the salient points of difference between the standards adopted and IS/IEC recommendation shall be clearly indicated and the English version of the proposed standard shall be furnished. removable covers and plates shall be gasketed all round with suitable profiled EPDM gaskets. IS 5039: Distribution feeder pillars for voltages not exceeding 1000Vac / 1200Vdc. ELECTRICITY DEPT. PSR SECTION. All enclosures shall provide a degree of protection of not less than IP55 as per IS 13947. They shall have hinged doors with padlocking arrangement. The box shall be properly braced to prevent wobbling.general rules.-2.

135 tight seal. Functional tests. The following tests shall also performed on the junction boxes: 1. The quality of gaskets shall be such that it does not get cracked during ten years of operation of the equipment or its major overhaul whichever is earlier. The conducting part in contact with the cable shall preferably be tinned or silver plated. complete with insulating barriers. BID DOCUMENT VOL. 4 Terminal Blocks Terminal blocks shall be 1100V grade and have continuous rating to carry the maximum expected current on the terminals. 2. Insulating barriers shall be provided between the terminal blocks. The screen shall be fine wire mesh made of brass. Ventilating louvers. fresh testing has to be conducted and report submitted. 5 5. The terminal blocks shall be of extensible design. The terminal blocks shall have locking arrangement to prevent its escape from the mounting rails. nuts and lock nuts. Markings on terminal strips shall correspond to numbers on wiring diagrams. Panels/ boxes shall be designed with generous clearance to avoid interference between the wiring entering from below and any terminal blocks or accessories mounted within the housing. nickel plated copper or zinc plated steel shall also be acceptable. Each panels/ boxes shall be provided with two earthing pads to receive 75mm x 12mm or 50mm x 6mm GS flat. A suitable undrilled cable gland plate projecting at least 150 mm above the base of the housing shall be provided for this purpose. complete with washers. 3. shall be with screens and filters. In case the Test reports are more than five years old. The gland shall project at least 25 mm above the gland plate to prevent entry of moisture in the cable trench. There shall be a minimum clearance of 250 mm between the first/bottom row of terminal blocks and the associated cable gland plate. Space shall be provided for mounting 20% spare terminal blocks on each junction box. The terminal blocks shall be fully enclosed with removable covers of transparent. The bidder shall furnish the type test report at contract stage. non-deteriorating type plastic material. The connection shall be bolted type with 2 bolts per pad. The terminal shall be such that maximum contact area is achieved when a cable is terminated. The front label shall be on a 3 mm thick plastic plate with white letters engraved on black background. The hinged door shall be provided with danger plate and internal wiring diagram pasted on the inside of the door. All panels / boxes shall be designed for the entry of cables from the bottom by means of weatherproof and dust proof connections.-2.5 KV withstand for one minute. There barriers shall not hinder the operator from carrying out the wiring without removing barriers. PSR SECTION. 2. However.1 Tests Type Tests The panels/ boxes shall have been type tested for IP 55 degree of protection as per IS : 13947. The arrangement shall be such that it is possible to safely connect or disconnect terminals on the live circuits and replace fuse links when the cabinet is live. Terminal block design shall include a white fiber marking strip. The terminal shall have a locking characteristic to prevent cable from escaping from terminal clamp unless it is done intentionally. These shall be moulded. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Clearance between adjacent rows of terminal blocks shall be a minimum of 150 mm. if provided. stud type terminals. . Insulation Resistance.

PSR SECTION. 2. BID DOCUMENT VOL. 4. Check for wiring. .5KV withstand for one minute. ELECTRICITY DEPT.136 5. Check for paint.-2.2 Routine Tests The Junction Boxes shall be subjected to the following routine tests as per IS : 5039: 1. Visual and dimensional check. 3. 2.

PSR SECTION. 2.mm for 5A secondary CT terminations.5 sq.137 6 Tender Specific Requirements OUTDOOR WEATHER PROOF PANEL & JUNCTION BOX The specific technical requirements Junction Box are as follows: Sl.-2. .mm for other control cable terminations stranded copper / aluminium Elmex or approved make As required 5 Size of terminating wires 6 7 8 Wire type Terminal blocks Earthlinks BID DOCUMENT VOL.5 mm hot rolled or 2 mm cold rolled IP 55 as per IS 13947 6 sq. 10 sq.mm for power cable terminations.mm for 1A secondary CT terminations. ELECTRICITY DEPT. 1 1 2 3 4 Description 2 Installation Design ambient air temperature Thickness of sheet steel Degree of protection Parameter 3 Outdoors 50°C At least 2. 25 and 10 sq.

3 1 2 3 4 5 6 Extinguishers For electrical equipment. testing at manufacturer’s Works. Wherever the requirements in these specifications are in conflict with any of the above document. All extinguishers shall be painted with durable enamel paint of a colour conforming to the above standards. IS 2171 2. Portable extinguishers shall be provided with suitable clamps for mounting on walls else they shall be provided with rollers. 2 Standard The equipment covered by this specification shall. only extinguishers expelling dry powder or carbon dioxide (without metal horn) shall be used.138 SPECIFICATION FOR SAFETY EQUIPMENT DAMODAR VALLEY CORPORATION ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT VIP ROAD KOLKATA . conform to the latest edition of the following: 1. manufacture. Guidelines of the Tariff Advisory Committee. IS 8437 5. Instructions for operation shall be on the body of the equipment. The extinguishers will be portable and freestanding type. IS 2584 4. BID DOCUMENT VOL. supply and delivery of safety equipment like fire extinguishers and insulating mats. unless otherwise specified. ELECTRICITY DEPT.-2.700054 1 Scope This Specification covers the design. They shall be capable of discharging freely and completely in upright position. IS 2878 3. PSR SECTION. . the requirements under this specification shall be binding. IS 15652 6.

However no colour with metallic derivatives shall be used. embedded foreign matter other defects which may impair its serviceability when visually examined. 4 Insulating Mats 4. pin holes. Width shall not be less than 1000 mm.1. Diesel and Transformer Oil Effects of acid . 4. diesel and transformer oil resulting in mechanical and chemical damage on mat will be determined by measuring tensile strength and elongation.-2. alkalines.1. The length of the mat should be a multiple of 5 m. when subjected to ageing for 168 hrs.1.5 Physical Properties Tensile Strength and Elongation : The tensile strength and elongation of the mat shall be as follows :a) Tensile strength . (minimum). Upper surface of insulating mat should have small aberration (rough surface) without edges.6 Ageing properties The deterioration in tensile strength and elongation of the mat at break.1. and 4. Alkalines.0 mm. 4. 4.1 General properties: 1) 2) The mat shall be made from insulating material. free from any insertions leading to deterioration of insulating properties.1. at 70º C + 10º C shall not exceed the following limit of the corresponding values obtained before ageing.3 Colour The colour shall be mutually decided between purchaser and manufacturer during design engineering stage . The respective test value should be within (+)/ (-) 20% of the original value.2 Dimension 1) 2) 3) The thickness of the mat shall not be less than 2. ± 20 mm. ELECTRICITY DEPT. cracks.15 N / mm2 (Min) b) Elongation at break – 250% (Min) 4.1.1 General Requirements 4.1.1.8 Electrical Properties BID DOCUMENT VOL.7 Effects of Acid. PSR SECTION.139 7 All extinguishers shall be ISI marked. .4 Finish The material shall be free from blisters. Tensile strength – (-) 25% to (+) 10% Elongation at break – (-) 25% to (+) 10% 4. The lower surface should be plain. 4.

The mat shall withstand a test voltage of 10 KV AC.2 Type Tests Routine Tests All tests specified as type tests in IS 15652 shall constitute the type tests for this specification also.3. However. shape.10 Sample The Contractor shall arrange to submit one set of sample of the item offered for Purchaser’s approval prior to taking up of the manufacturing work. 4. 4) Leakage current. 8437.The fire should extinguish within 5 seconds after removal of the blue flame in which the test piece cut from the matting is held. thickness.140 1) Insulation Resistance with water . Gunny / jute material should be used for packing covered by proper plastic bag having lining of suitable fabrics to avoid any kind of damage to the material.9 Flammability Flame Retardance Test . 2) 3) Breakdown Voltage .1 4. ELECTRICITY DEPT. Dielectric Strength .Insulation resistance of the mat in wet condition will be 100000 M Ohms minimum when measured with 5 KV Megger or 1000000 M Ohms with 500 volt Megger.The leakage current of the mat.1. The roll should be clamped at two places with the help of plastic unidirectional tape & clamps. when tested as per IS-2584 and shall not puncture or become appreciably warm at any spot or show any evidence of weakness. 2) Tensile strength and elongation.1.-2. For type test.3 Tests 4. the voltage should be applied for 3 minutes and for acceptance test the voltage should be applied for 1 min. 4. . measured as per IStested at a voltage of 6. should not be less than 30 KV AC. Leakage Current . 4. such submission of sample shall be without any cost implication or any other obligation. 3) Insulation resistance.The breakdown voltage of the mat measured as per IS: 2584. PSR SECTION. The following shall constitute the routine tests: 1) Dimensions.6 KVAC should be below 10 mA. BID DOCUMENT VOL.2 Packing The material should be rolled smoothly on hollow Mandrel either made of hard card board or wasted plastic of suitable diameter. 4) 4. The material should be bound tightly and the edges of top most layer should not shift from the edge of bottom most layer by more than 75 mm.3.

PTO for specific requirements. 3) Notes and instructions for installation. . 4. ELECTRICITY DEPT.-2...4 Documents The following drawings and documents shall form part of the offer: 1) Guaranteed technical particulars... BID DOCUMENT VOL. 6) AC proof voltage..3. 2) Dimensional drawing of the mat and packing mandrel.141 5) AC di-electric strength. . 4.3 Acceptance Tests All tests indicated as routine tests shall constitute the acceptance tests. PSR SECTION.

1 Description 2 Type 3 Trolley Portable Trolley Wall hanging A -10oC to 50oC 15 250 (min) (-)25% to (+) 10% (-)25% to (+) 10% Fire Extinguishers 1 6. .5kg.142 5 Specific Requirements SAFETY EQUIPMENT Sl.5kg. Carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide as per IS:2878 3 25kg. Dry powder as per IS:2171 Insulating Mat 1 Class 2 Ambient temperature range 3 Tensile strength in N/mm2 4 % Elongation 5 Tensile strength in N/mm2 after ageing 6 % Elongation after ageing BID DOCUMENT VOL. ELECTRICITY DEPT. PSR SECTION. Dry powder as per IS:2171 4 10kg. as per IS:2878 2 4.-2.

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