THE KENYA POWER AND LIGHTING COMPANY LIMITED

KENYA ELECTRICITY EXPANSION PROJECT DISTRIBUTION REINFORCEMENT AND UPGRADE

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS For Procurement of Isolators, Insulators and Surge Diverters for 66kV, 33kV & 11kV Lines ICB No: KPLC1/6E/2/A11
(IDA- Credit) VOLUME II
Part 1 Bidding Procedures Part 2 Employers Requirements

Part 3 Conditions of Contract and Contract Forms

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SECTION I – GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS1 GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS ..................................................... 3 1 GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS .................................................................................................................................... 4 1.1 SCOPE OF WORKS: .................................................................................................................................................. 4 1.2 DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT .......................................................................................................................... 4 1.3 STANDARDS ............................................................................................................................................................ 4 1.4 UNIT OF MEASUREMENT AND LANGUAGE ..................................................................................................... 4 1.5 SERVICE CONDITIONS .......................................................................................................................................... 4 1.6 WORKING STRESS AND EQUIPMENT/APPARATUS DESIGN.................................................................... 6 1.7 BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT ............................................................................... 9 1.8 MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP ..................................................................................................................... 9 1.9 PROTECTION, CLEANING AND PAINTING ....................................................................................................... 12 1.10 PACKING .............................................................................................................................................................. 13 1.11 DELIVERY ............................................................................................................................................................ 14 1.12 PROGRAMME AND PROGRESS ........................................................................................................................ 14 1.13 EQUIPMENT TESTING AT PLACE OF MANUFACTURE ............................................................................... 14 1.14 PHOTOGRAPHS ................................................................................................................................................... 15 SECTION II - TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS ........................................................................................................ 16 2 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR LINE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS ........................................... 17 2.1 SPECIFICATIONS FOR 66KV THREE POLE DISCONNECTORS ..................................................................... 17 2.2 SPECIFICATIONS FOR 33KV THREE POLE DISCONNECTORS ................................................................ 19 2.3 SPECIFICATION FOR 66KV SURGE ARRESTERS (SURGE DIVERTERS) ..................................................... 22 2.4 SPECIFICATION FOR 33KV SURGE ARRESTERS (SURGE DIVERTERS) ................................................ 25 2.5 SPECIFICATION FOR 66KV LINE POST INSULATORS .................................................................................... 30 2.6 SPECIFICATION FOR 33 AND 11KV COMPOSITE INSULATORS .............................................................. 33 CHARACTERISTICS .................................................................................................................................................... 34 2.7 SPECIFICATIONS FOR 66KV COMPOSITE INSULATORS .......................................................................... 34 2.8 SPECIFICATIONS FOR STAY, STAY INSULATORS AND STAY BLOCKS .................................................... 37 2.9 SPECIFICATION FOR STAY INSULATORS UPTO 66KV.................................................................................. 43 2.10 SPECIFICATION FOR 33 KV EXPULSION FUSE CUT-OUT ........................................................................... 46 2.11 SPECIFICATION FOR 33 KV EXPULSION FUSE HOLDER ............................................................................ 47 3. GUARANTEED TECHNICAL PARTICULARS. ................................................................................................... 50 3.1 PREAMBLE .......................................................................................................................................................... 50 3.1 300MMSQ ALL ALUMINIUM ALLOY CONDUCTOR – NOT REQUIRED .......................................................... 50 3.2 66KV DISCONNECTORS (AIR BREAK SWITCHES) .......................................................................................... 51 3.3 33KV DISCONNECTORS (AIR BREAK SWITCHES) .......................................................................................... 54 3.4 66KV POST INSULATORS ..................................................................................................................................... 57 3.5 66KV COMPOSITE INSULATORS ........................................................................................................................ 58 3.6 33KV COMPOSITE INSULATORS ........................................................................................................................ 58 3.7 66KV SURGE ARRESTORS (DIVERTERS) .......................................................................................................... 59 3.8 33KV SURGE ARRESTORS (DIVERTERS) .......................................................................................................... 60 3.9 66KV 400MMSQ SINGLE CORE XLPE COPPER CABLE – NOT REQUIRED ................................................... 62

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Subsequent paragraphs will give detailed descriptions and requirements as to the plant specified herein. 1. transporting from the port to KPLC stores all materials referred to as ISOLATORS. delivering to the port of Kenya. Where references are given to numbers in the old numbering scheme from IEC it shall be taken as to be the equivalent number in the new five-digit number scheme. as they are only referred to where useful for clarification of the text.2 DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT As described under vol. customs clearing. correspondence. All documents. landing. the metric units of measurement shall be used. painting. the project area is categorized into the tropical climate zone. insuring. 66kV. testing. etc. 1. the equivalent metric measurements shall be added. complete with identification number. etc. for the electrical equipment encompassed by this Specification shall comply with the provisions and requirements of the standards of the International Electro-technical Commission (IEC). in all technical schedules and on all drawings prepared by the Contractor. and or KPLC operational standards unless otherwise expressly stated in Particular Technical Specifications.1 SCOPE OF WORKS: The contract covers design. reports. due regard shall be given to the humid tropical conditions under which the plant shall be called upon to work. 1. characteristics. The Bidder shall specifically state the Precise Standard. schedules instructions. In choosing materials their finishes.5 SERVICE CONDITIONS From the geographical condition. 33kV & 11kV LINES generally described below. and for equipment and components that are not covered by IEC Recommendations recognized national standards shall be applied.1 Section VII 1. The contractor shall submit 4 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .4 preamble. INSULATORS AND SURGE DIVERTERS FOR 66kV. The Bid Documents do not contain a full list of standards to be used. shipping. drawings. tests and test procedures. Where the IEC standards do not fully cover all provisions and requirements for the design. 33kV and 11kV overhead lines • Insulators line hardware materials and fittings • Stays and stay blocks • Insulators Air break switches and fittings 1.4 UNIT OF MEASUREMENT AND LANGUAGE In all correspondence. to which the various equipment and materials are manufactured. supplying and testing before shipment.4 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 1 GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS 1. construction. and nameplate readings of the equipment shall be in the language stated in the Bid Data sheet. On drawings or printed pamphlets where other units have been used.3 STANDARDS Ratings. The latest revision or edition in effect at the time of Bid Invitation shall apply. packing for transport.

The materials and finishes used shall be approved by the Employer.e. The Contractor shall guarantee these reduced temperature rises. 1.5 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications details of his usual practice which have proven satisfactory and which he recommends for application to the parts of the work. All switchgear and control cubicles shall also be rodent and vermin proof. workshop etc. component and assembly shall be designed for the following service conditions: Parameter Ambient air temperature Outdoor Indoor 24 hour average maximum Ambient temperature for cables in the ground Relative humidity Height above sea level EMC Class (IEC 61000) Seismic coefficient Wind pressure on project area of conductors and cylindrical objects Maximum wind pressure on steel members on 1. Provided nothing else is specified the following requirements shall not be exceeded: Area of equipment location Maximum noise level dB(A) Machine hall.2 Acoustics. which may be affected by tropical conditions.1 Environment a) Unless otherwise specifically stated in Particular Technical Specifications or Scope of Works.5 times projected area Rainfall conditions Average Maximum Annual mean isokeraunic level Pollution (IEC 60815) Max +40°C +40°C +30°C +40 °C 90% Min -1°C -1°C -1°C -1°C 1800m Industrial environments 1.5. or of such other standard which is approved to be applied. (one meter from 85 the machine) Office. day room etc 55 5 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . 1. All air cooled equipment shall be cooled with convection (i. the permissible temperature rises of the IEC Recommendations or the standard shall be reduced by the same amount as the difference between the above figures and the normal service condition temperatures.5 400 N/m² 820 N/m² 800-1700 mm/year 160mm in 24 hrs Max 180 thunderstorm days Heavy :class II Wherever any of these maximum or 24 hour average temperatures exceed the normal service condition temperatures of the IEC Recommendations for the relevant equipment.5. control room. any equipment. Noise measurement The equipment shall as far as possible not generate undue vibrations or bothersome noise. without fans) provided other cooling methods are not explicitly allowed for in the specifications.

Steel screws shall be zinc. sealing rings. Screws. dimensions and materials of all parts shall be such that they will not suffer damage under the most adverse conditions nor result in deflections and vibrations. etc..6 WORKING STRESS AND EQUIPMENT/APPARATUS DESIGN 1. b) In choosing materials and their finishes. the cores of electromagnets and the metal parts of relays and mechanisms shall be treated in an appropriate manner to prevent rusting. not subject to deterioration due to the climatic conditions.6. Rubbers: Neoprene and similar synthetic compounds. Indoor parts may alternatively have chromium or copper-nickel plates or other approved protective finish. diaphragms. CYCLIC IEC 68-2-30. Small iron and steel parts (other than rustless steel) of all instruments and electrical equipment. The use of Iron and steels shall be avoided in instruments and electrical relays wherever possible. b) The equipment and apparatus shall be designed and manufactured in the best and most substantial and workmanlike manner with materials best suited to their respective purpose and generally in accordance with up-to-date recognized standards of good practice. iii. 8 OF THE IEC 721-2-1. All switchgear and control cubicles shall also be rodent and vermin proof. shall be used for gaskets. Mechanisms shall be constructed to avoid sticking due to rust or corrosion. Springs shall be of non-rusting material. Etc. Enhanced description. The materials and finishes used shall be approved by the Employer. cadmium or chromium plated or where plating is not possible owing to tolerance limitations. DAMP HEAT. TEST B: DRY HEAT IEC 68-2-2 TEST Bd.g. 1. ii. Metals: Iron and Steel are generally to be painted or galvanized as appropriate. i. Springs.1 General a) The design. the contractor shall submit details of his usual practice which have proven satisfactory and which he recommends for application to the parts of the work. TROPICALIZATION TO BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH CLIMATE GRAPH NO. 6 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . Instrument screws (except those forming part of a magnetic circuit) shall be of brass or bronze. Where it is not specifically called for. phosphor-bronze or nickel silver.5. as far as possible. e.3 Tropicalization a) All equipment must be designed for operations in the severe tropic climate conditions and fully comply with climatic aging tests as per IEC 60932-class 2. which may be affected by tropical conditions. due regard shall be given to the humid tropical conditions under which the plant will be called upon to work. which might adversely affect the operation of the equipment. Nuts. shall be of corrosion resisting steel.6 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications Emergency diesel generator (7 meter from 85 engine room) 1.

material and size of all fasteners shall be selected to safely withstand the maximum superimposed direct. and accidental contact with electrically energized or moving parts. deflections and unit stresses used in the design shall be provided by the supplier. kinetic and all loads induced by workmen when installing or removing the fasteners during the life of the equipment.3 Design data High and medium voltage plant and equipment The rating and design criteria for the HV and MV plant and equipment shall be as follows: Item Parameters 1 2 3 4 5 SYSTEM VOLTAGE 66 kV 33 kV System 50 Hz. g) The Contractor shall be deemed to have examined the specification and drawings herewith.7 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications c) All parts which will or might have to be dismantled for the purpose of serving or replacement shall be assembled with anti-corrosive fasteners. adequate drainage and other essentials for a satisfactory working plant.15G acceleration of seismology on the centres of gravity. f) Upon request by the Employer complete information regarding the design assumptions. and unless stated specifically to the contrary in the schedule of proposed conditions and /or deviations from the specification to have concurred with the design and layout of the applicable project features as being sufficient to insure reliability and safety in operation. 3 second 25kA 25 kA not less than Dynamic peak current (min making 63 kA 63 kA 7 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC 11 kV 11 kV 12 kV 25 kA 6 7 25kA 63 kA . 1.s. 3 phase Neutral point earthing Solid earthed Nominal voltage of networks 66 kV 33 kV Highest system voltage as defined by 72.6. The type.6. alternating. b) Liberal factors of safety shall be used throughout.5 kV 36 kV IEC-60038 Short circuit and earth fault current. freedom from undue stresses. 25 kA 25 kA symmetrical r. e) All equipment shall be designed to minimize the risk of fire and consequential damage. value (min breaking current) not less than Thermal short-circuit current. especially in the design of all parts subject to alternating stresses or shocks. d) The equipment shall be designed to cope with 0. loading and operating conditions. 1. The plant shall be capable of continuous operation with minimum attention and maintenance in the exceptionally severe conditions likely to be obtained in a tropical climate.m. dust and dirt.2 Strength and quality a) All steel castings and weldings shall be stress-relieved by heat treatment before machining. to prevent ingress of vermin. and castings shall be stress-relieved again after repair by welding.

The dynamic or momentary short circuit current on which the equipment design shall be based shall be computed by multiplying the r.8 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications Item Parameters current)not less than Rated current of busbars and bus coupler if not given in Scope of Works.l Test voltage at power frequency 1 min dry and wet.s.8 x 2 .2/50 m/s kVpeak) at 1000m a. Table II SYSTEM VOLTAGE 66 kV 33 kV 1250 A 1250 A 11 kV 1250 A 8 9 800 A 800 A 630 A 10 10a N/A N/A N/A N/A 325 kV 140 kV N/A N/A N/A 75 kV 28 kV 10b 10c 170 kV 70 kV 11 11a 11b 11c 11e 11f 12g 12 700 790 3500 500 435 2900 500 250 1250 2900 5000 2 500 40 ºC 400 N/m2 820 N/m2 25 mm/kV (inland area) 31 mm/kV (in coast and industrial area) 13 14 15 Note 1) Ref IEC 60038) Note 2) For all current carrying parts the permissible short circuit duration shall be at least 1 second. To earth and between phases at 1000m a. Indoor equipment shall be arch tested in accordance with IEC 60298 amendment 2.s.l For the design and erection of the conductors in the switchyard the following minimum distances shall be observed Phase to earth [mm] Phase to phase [mm] Busbars phase to phase [mm] Height to live parts above ground [mm] Height to live parts above ground at transformer transport routes [mm] Lowest part of insulators above ground [mm] Maximum temperature rise of conductors above ambient temperature (40 ºC) Maximum wind pressure on conductors and cylindrical objects Maximum wind pressure on flat surfaces Minimum nominal creepage distance as defined in IEC 60815. value of the symmetrical short circuit current by the factor 1.s. 8 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . for each individual substation Minimum rated current of isolating switches and circuit breakers if not given in Scope of Works Insulation level according IEC 60071: Switching surge withstand voltage Phase-to-earth Longitudinal impulse component of combined test Lightning impulse withstand voltage (1.m.

1 Corona and radio interference a) Switchgear shall be electrically designed to avoid local corona formation and discharge likely to cause radio interference.7.2 Insulators and fittings a) All porcelain insulators and bushings for outdoor equipment shall be brown glazed.7 BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT All materials supplied under this Contract shall be new and of the best quality and of the class most suitable for working under the conditions specified. 1. 1. b) The design of all line conductor fittings. Equipment with a shorter life cycle shall be identified and so arranged that they are easy to replace. All materials shall comply with the latest issues of the specified standard unless otherwise specified or permitted by the Employer. d) Particular care shall be taken during manufacture of conductors and fittings and during subsequent handling to insure smooth surface free from abrasion. They shall withstand the variations of temperature and atmospheric conditions arising under working conditions without distortion deterioration or undue stresses in any parts and also without affecting the suitability of the various parts of the Works for which they were designed. 1.8 MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP 1. b) All the insulators and bushings shall have impressed thereon. The resin insulators for indoor equipment may be of the inherent colour of the resin. the best quality of their respective kinds and such as is usual and suitable for work of like character.7.1 General a) Materials shall be new. initial or trade mark of the manufacturer. All fittings shall be malleable iron hot-dipped galvanized alloy. c) The design of adjacent metal parts and melting surfaces shall be such as to prevent corrosion of the contact surfaces and to maintain good electrical contact under service conditions. etc. The Plant shall be designed for a lifetime of 40 years. before firing the glaze. the year of manufacture and the mechanical strength.9 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications Note 3) Ref IEC 60071) All High and Medium Voltage equipment shall be designed for installation at 2200 m above sea level. insulator fittings. IEC 60071 shall apply with the specified correction factor for the altitude above sea level. shall avoid sharp corners or projections which would produce high electrical stress in normal operation.8. 1. the name. 9 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .

3 Assembly Necessary items of equipment shall be assembled in the factory prior to shipment and routine tests shall be performed by the contractor as may be required to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Employer the adequacy of equipment and its component parts. cracks or other injurious defects. datum surfaces and meeting components shall be machined. Such permission will be given only when the defects are small and do not adversely affect the Strength. The supplier shall include a statement of the standards. undue wear. The largest fillets compatible with the design shall be incorporated wherever a change in section occurs. b) Major defect on castings shall not be repaired.2 Standard Specifications The design. plugged. Excessive segregation of impurities or alloys at critical points in a casting will be a cause for its rejection. 1. Flattening in the curvature along the edges with correction by blows will not be allowed. intended to be used. porosity. or damage under the most severe conditions encountered in service. All machined finished shall be shown on the drawings. free from blowholes. testing. hard spots. use or merchantability of the castings. bolts. The design. which shall be continuous from the edges.4 Casting a) Casting shall be true to pattern. inspection and performance shall. All castings shall be stress-relieved before machining and again after repair by welding. c) All parts shall conform to the dimensions shown on and shall be built in accordance with approved specifications. materials. d) All materials and works that have cracks. flaws or other defects or inferior workmanship will be rejected by the Employer. 1. dimensions and materials of all parts shall be such that the stresses to which they may be subjected shall not cause distortion. All dismantled parts shall be properly match marked and doweled to ensure correct assembly in the field. c) Plates to be joined by welding shall be accurately cut to size and rolled by pressure to the proper curvature. All tests should simulate normal operating conditions as closely as possible. 1. studs and nuts and threads for pipe shall conform to the latest standards of the International Organization for Standardization covering these components and shall all conform to the standards for metric sizes.10 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications b) Workmanship shall be of the highest class throughout to ensure reliable and vibrations free Operations. shrinkage defects. conform to the authorized standards of the International Electro technical Commission (IEC) or equivalent national standards in additional to KPLC Operational procedures. or welded without permission of the Employer. All defective materials shall be promptly removed from the site by the supplier. shall be satisfactorily cleaned for their intended purpose. unless otherwise specified in the Special requirements of these Specifications. All screw. The supplier shall never incorporate any standards or size system by his own account. manufacture. of workmanlike finish and of uniform quality and condition.8. The Employer shall give the distinction between major and minor defects.8.8. regardless of that accepted and incorporated in this Contract. All joints. The dimensions and shape 10 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .

All important welding shall be stress-relieved by heat treatment before machining. The dimensions and shape of the edges to be jointed shall be such as to allow through fusion and complete penetration. including seams. 11 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .8.6 Welding a) Wherever welding is specified or permitted.7 Galvanizing a) Unless specifically mentioned to the contrary. hard spots. fins. grease and scale to bright metal. c) The surfaces of the plates adjacent to the edges to be welded shall be thoroughly cleaned of all rust. All steel wires shall be galvanized by a recognized trade standard.8. excessive non-metallic inclusions and segregations. Flattening in the curvature along the edges with correction by blows will not be allowed. b) The minimum quantities of zinc coating shall be 350 gram/sq. metre for bolts and nuts and 550 gram/sq. scales.8. a welding process. Galvanizing shall be applied by the hot dip process for all parts other than steel wires. which shall be continuous from the edge. smooth and as free from spangle as possible. c) The forging shall be clearly stamped with the heat number in such locations to be readily observed when the forging is assembled in a completed unit. 1. and the edges of plates shall be properly formed to accommodate the various welding conditions. including stress relieve treatment as required if necessary. unless otherwise specified in the Contract Documents. and the edges of plates shall be properly formed to accommodate the various welding conditions. pipes. tested by dipping surface shall be exposed until the surface has been dipped four times for bolts and nuts. The zinc coating shall be uniform. cracks. clean. conforming to an appropriate and widely recognized professional standard shall be used. b) The largest fillets compatible with the design shall be incorporated wherever a change in section occurs. The uniformity of zinc coating. Metre for all other parts except steel wires. and six times for all parts. 1. porosity.5 Forging a) The ingots from which the forgings are made shall be cast in metal moulds. b) Plates to be joined by welding shall be accurately cut to size and rolled by pressure to the proper curvature. The workmanship shall be first-class in every respect and the forgings shall be free from all defects affecting their strength and durability. flaws. iron and steel shall be galvanized in the factory after fabrication.11 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications of the edges to be jointed shall be such as to allow thorough fusion and complete penetration. 1. All finished surfaces of forgings shall be smooth and free from tool marks.

8. other than machined parts.9.8. c) A table showing materials.9 Nameplate a) To facilitate operation and maintenance it is very important that all equipment e. filed where necessary.g. dimensions. and given not less than two coats of synthetic undercoat. or be treated according to a method approved by the Employer. Where the latter is impracticable. instruments. switches. 1. 12 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . d) Special treatment during galvanizing to prevent the formation of “White rust” during shipment or storage is required. Outdoor/indoor Switchgear. such parts shall be heavily covered with high melting point grease..9. b) The nameplates shall be permanently legible. Before being installed they shall be thoroughly desiccated and cleared of all rust and adherent matter.1 Embedded steelwork All parts to ultimately be buried in concrete shall be cleaned and protected before leaving the manufacturer’s plant by cement wash or other approved method.12 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications c) The preparation for galvanizing and the galvanizing itself shall not distort or adversely affect the mechanical properties of the materials. shall be clearly identified by nameplates showing the function and proper use of each item. b) All parts. CLEANING AND PAINTING 1..8 Colour standard The final colour of each item shall be as described under each item. etc. 1. valves. The finishing coat for the outdoor and indoor installations shall be gloss paint. pipeline. Such identification shall be in English and must be intelligently and carefully designed to minimize errors and to avoid maloperation in operation or maintenance.9 PROTECTION. or a peelable plastic film. All outside panel surfaces shall be primed. weather proof when outdoors and securely mounted in conspicuous and logical locations. which will be exposed after erection shall be thoroughly cleaned and galvanized or given with two coats of best quality approved primer and one coat of best quality approved finish paint before leaving the manufacturer’s plant. mounting and wording shall be submitted to the Employer for approval. 1. Such cleaning or treatment shall not detrimentally affect the strength or final operation and function of the equipment. 1. The Bidder shall state in his Tender the treatment to be used.2 Steel exposed to atmosphere a) All machined parts or bearing surfaces shall be cleaned and protected from corrosion before leaving the manufacturer’s plant by the application of an approved rust preventive coating. location. clearly worded.

10 PACKING a) Each item shall be packed properly or protected for shipment from the place of manufacture to the site. shall be clearly marked on the outside to indicate the total weight. packages. h) Packing together of components of dissimilar metals shall not be acceptable. which are in permanent contact with oil. 13 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . i) Conductors and overhead earth wire shall be packed on drums stoutly constructed of good quality wood. j) The first layer of conductors or earth wire on drums shall be secured to the hub in manner avoiding damage to subsequent layers. The cans shall bear the contents and be crated together. washers and fillers shall be bagged in sealed vinyl and packed in steel cans. nuts. d) No painting or protection is required for finished or unfinished stainless steel parts. e) Long pieces of steel angles shall be packed in bundles and properly tied together by an approved method and care taken to ensure that they are robust and not of excessive length and weight for handling in transit. c) All cases. g) Bolts. 1. k) All drums shall be protected from deterioration on site by termite or fungus attack by an approved impregnation treatment at the works before dispatch. f) The humid and tropical conditions shall be taken into account on selection of the paints and painting procedure. frames for meters and relays. Drums shall be securely battened around the perimeter to give maximum protection to the conductor and the earth wire and correct direction of rolling indicated with an arrow in a manner not easily removable. shall be given three coats of approved oil resistant. d) Cases. The metal tags shall be securely attached to the package with strong steel wire or equivalent. and switch handle shall be as described under each particular item. which cannot be marked as above. to show where the weight is bearing and the correct position of the slings and shall bear an identification mark relating them to the appropriate shipping documents. All items of material shall be clearly marked for easy identification against the packing list. b) Each crate of package shall contain a packing list in a waterproof envelope and a copy in triplicate shall be forwarded to the Employer prior to dispatch. etc. e) The final colour of all equipments.13 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications c) All steel surfaces. shall have metal tags with the necessary marking on them. f) Short pieces of steel angles and steel plates shall be bolted or wired together through holes and packed in stout timber cases.

it should thereafter be referred to as the approved detailed Construction Program and shall become a part of the Contract. 33KV & 11KV LINES (c) Contract No. (f) Description of Contents: ……………………………………………… Net and gross weight. The supplier shall be entirely responsible for ensuring that the packing is suitable for transit and such inspection will not relieve the supplier from responsibility for any loss or damage due to faulty packing. 1. A Soft and hard copy shall be submitted to the Employer for approval.14 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications l) The Employer shall reserve the right to inspect and approve the equipment and the packing before the items are dispatched. if applicable. NAIROBI SOUTH STORES (d) Port of destination: (e) Item Number. indicating the actual state of progress of all items during the course of manufacture in the form given by the Employer. 1. cubic measure: ………………………………… The shipping mark is finally subject to the Employer’s approval. in sufficient detail to define the various sections of the Works. Package number in sequence. (a) Consignee: NAME OF SUPPLIER SURGE (b) Name of Project: SUPPLY OF ISOLATORS. manufacture and delivery of the Works. c) Regular Monthly progress reports shall be provided by the supplier. the Contractor shall prepare his detailed program in a Software form covering the design. b) Upon approval of the programme by the Employer. INSULATORS AND DIVERTERS FOR 66KV.13 EQUIPMENT TESTING AT PLACE OF MANUFACTURE a) The manufacturers shall be responsible for performing or for having performed all the required tests specified under the specification for all the equipment. Bidders shall confirm 14 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .11 DELIVERY a) The Supplier shall deliver all materials supplied under the Contract to the site in adequate time for its according to the Schedule.: KPLC1/6E/2/A11 KPLC.12 PROGRAMME AND PROGRESS a) Within 21 days after the date of signing the contract agreement. and quantity per package: ………………………………………………. 1. b) Each delivery notification shall include a complete shipping list of the contents of each package to be delivered and shall indicate the anticipated date of delivery and the serial number for each component to be used for identification and evidence of the insurance cost arranged for it.

manufacturer’s local transportation and accommodation shall be borne by the contractor. Current contact information of the testing and certification authority shall be provided.14 PHOTOGRAPHS The Contractor shall keep photographic records of the progress of each phase of the work. d) The Contractor shall arrange for the Employer’s staff members to witness tests of major items of equipment in the manufacturer’s plant as follows: (1) As per schedule 3 in Vol 1 e) The equipment mentioned above shall be subjected to inspection by two KPLC Engineers or her representative at place of manufacture for 5 days per equipment and all routine tests and other tests specified under each specification carried out in their presence. including air tickets. routine tests shall be carried out as per the respective standards of each equipment and the results endorsed by the NSTA of the country of manufacture. Type test reports & certificates shall be certified by the National Standards and Testing Authority (NSTA) of the country of origin. 1. 15 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . Where a body other than NSTA is used to certify the type-test reports. a copy of the certificate of accreditation shall be attached. Upon completion of the work. The supplier shall quote separately as in Vol 1 for these inspections. b) Tender documents shall be accompanied by copies of Type test and Routine test reports & certificates for similar rated equipment for the purpose of tender evaluation. c) Upon completion of the manufacturing process. The determination of each particular phase shall be agreed upon between the contractor and the employer after contract signing and as work progresses. Any limitations shall be clearly specified.15 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications the manufacturer’s capabilities in this regard when submitting tenders. The full cost of the visit. the Contractor shall submit three sets of colour photographs or a CD with explanatory description adequately edited in book form to the Employer’s satisfaction. KPLC representatives shall approve shipment of the equipment if they are satisfied that the requirements of the specification are fully met.

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Unless otherwise specified. unions and guides. operating rod. and may be referred to in case of conflict. d) The operating mechanism shall be provided with a universal joint to allow for a reasonable degree of out-of alignment of the operating rod. 1250 Amps Isolator for isolation of substation apparatus b) This specification covers the following isolators.1 SCOPE a) This specification is for 66kV. b) The mechanism box shall be equipped with a 240V AC space heater controlled by a Hygrostat with variable humidity and temperature control settings. edition and amendments shall apply • • 2. phase coupling details. 17 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .3 IEC 60129: Alternating current disconnectors (isolators) and earthing switches. the provision of this specification shall take precedence.1 SPECIFICATIONS FOR 66KV THREE POLE DISCONNECTORS 2.2 REFERENCES The following documents were referred to during the preparation of this specification. single break or double centre break rotating post type for use on a 66kV.1. • • 66 kV isolator without earth switch 66 kV isolator with earth switch 2. c) The isolator shall be complete with supporting base. BS 729 Hot dip galvanised coating on iron and steel articles.1.4 CONSTRUCTION a) The isolator shall be vertical or horizontal opening.5 2. e) The supporting underbase shall be hot dip galvanised steel as per the requirement of BS 729. 50 Hz. SERVICE CONDITIONS As stated in clause 1.1. the latest revision.1. three phase system.17 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 2 TECHNICAL MATERIALS SPECIFICATIONS FOR LINE CONSTRUCTION 2.

shall be provided for electrical interlocks with a circuit breaker. The degree of protection shall be class IP 54 according to IEC 144. The Locking device shall be lockable by a padlock and the operating condition of the locking device shall be easily recognizable from the outside. it shall provide adequate electrical isolation between the contacts on all the three switches. The motor operating device shall be provided with a locking device which shall be strong and durable enough for mechanically locking. 18 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . n) The Isolator shall be operable by one person safely and smoothly.g coil) shall be provided for the Isolator/Earth Switch assembly so that any switch cannot be closed when the other switch is in closed position. r) Separate hand operated handle shall be provided for the Isolator and the Earth Switch. i) The operating mechanism shall be fixed at the base frame. t) The mechanism box shall be provided with locking facilities. s) The isolator shall be provided with a padlocking facility such that it can be locked in either OPEN or CLOSED position. vermin proof and dust proof housing. l) Auxilliary switches. under the open or closed condition of the Isolator. The earth switch shall have the same rating as the isolator. g) The underbase shall be suitable for mounting on a steel structure. k) The operating mechanism shall be provided with off/local/remote selector switch. m) The isolator shall be designed such that in fully open position. Mechanical as well as electrical interlocking (e. j) The control box of the motor operating device shall be vermin. dust and moisture proof (Protection class IP54) and provided with suitable heaters to prevent moisture condensation. h) All the three switches shall be arranged so that the phase units are mounted independently and then finally interconnected with coupling tubes so as to ensure simultaneous operation of all switches by drive rods and operating handle both manual and motor-drive operation. o) A set of at least 5 No and 5NC potential free contacts shall be provided for indication and interlocking and shall be wired to a terminal block in the housing p) All current carrying parts be made of electrolytic high conductivity material with switch contacts silver plated.18 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications f) The Isolator shall be provided with a motor operating device interlocked with the manual operating mechanism.c. Motor operating voltage shall be 110volts d. in a weather proof. q) The isolator with the earth switch shall consist of a hinged type earth switch fixed at the base frame. The selection of local operation shall inhibit the operation from any remote source.

5KA 1800mm 110 V d.C Voltage for controls Motor charging supply Auxiliary A.16 a) The isolator shall be inspected and routine tested in accordance with the requirement of IEC 60129.1.2 SPECIFICATIONS FOR 33KV THREE POLE DISCONNECTORS 2.1. 110V dc/ac 240 V. 2.1 SCOPE a) This specification is for 33kV.5 RATING The ratings of the isolator.2.C Voltage for heater 2. b) This specification covers the following isolators. b) The followings are the tests: • • • • • • • • Routine tests Assembly and operation test Measurement of resistance between main terminals 1 minute Power frequency voltage tests 1 minute power frequency voltage tests on control and auxiliary circuits Temperature rise test Type tests (Similar rated 66kv isolators) Mechanical endurance test Impulse voltage test Short circuit circuit current test 2. Highest voltage of equipment Rated lightening impulse withstand voltage Rated Power frequency withstand voltage Rated frequency Rated normal current Rated short time withstand current for 3 seconds Earth switch Rated short time withstand current for 3 seconds Minimum creepage distance of Insulators Auxiliary D. 50 Hz See clause 1.6 TESTS 72 kV 450 kV 185 kV 50 Hz 1250 Amps 31. Status indications shall also be provided for the earth switch.c.19 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications u) The Isolator shall have a CLOSED and OPEN mechanical indicators next to the operating handle for status indication of the isolator.5 kA 31. 800 Amps Isolator for isolation apparatus and line isolation . 19 Contract XI April 2011 of substation KPLC . including its operating devices and auxiliary equipment shall be as under.

Unless otherwise specified.2 REFERENCES The following documents were referred to during the preparation of this specification. f) The Isolator shall be provided with a manual operating mechanism with a locking device. g) The underbase shall be suitable for mounting on a steel structure.2. 20 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . d) The operating mechanism shall be provided with a universal joint to allow for a reasonable degree of out-of alignment of the operating rod. unions and guides.5 2. h) All the three switches shall be arranged so that the phase units are mounted independently and then finally interconnected with coupling tubes so as to ensure simultaneous operation of all switches by drive rods and operating manual handle.20 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications • • 33kV isolator without earth switch 33KV isolator with earth switch 2. BS 729 Hot dip galvanised coating on iron and steel articles. c) The isolator shall be complete with supporting base. operating rod. and may be referred to in case of conflict. e) The supporting underbase shall be hot dip galvanised steel as per the requirement of BS 729. phase coupling details. b) The mechanism box shall be equipped with a 240V AC space heater controlled by a Hygrostat with variable humidity and temperature control settings. the provision of this specification shall take precedence. single break or double centre break rotating post type for use on a 33kV. three phase system. The Locking device shall be lockable by a padlock and the operating condition of the locking device shall be easily recognizable from the outside.3 IEC 60129: Alternating current disconnectors (isolators) and earthing switches. edition and amendments shall apply • • 2.4 CONSTRUCTION a) The isolator shall be vertical or horizontal opening. 50 Hz. the latest revision.2. SERVICE CONDITIONS As stated in clause 1.2.

shall be provided for electrical interlocks with a circuit breaker. s) The Isolator shall have a CLOSED and OPEN mechanical indicators next to the operating handle for status indication of the isolator. q) The isolator shall be provided with a padlocking facility such that it can be locked in either OPEN or CLOSED position.5 RATING The ratings of the isolator. 50 Hz 21 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . including its operating devices and auxiliary equipment shall be as under.2. p) Separate hand operated handle shall be provided for the Isolator and the Earth Switch. m) A set of at least 5 No and 5NC potential free contacts shall be provided for indication and interloacking and shall be wired to a terminal block in the housing n) All current carrying parts be made of electrolytic high conductivity material with switch contacts silver plated. 2. Mechanical as well as electrical interlocking (e. r) The mechanism box shall be provided with locking facilities. o) The isolator with the earth switch shall consist of a hinged type earth switch fixed at the base frame. in a weather proof. j) Auxilliary switches. k) The isolator shall be designed such that in fully open position. The degree of protection shall be class IP 54 according to IEC 144.g coil) shall be provided for the Isolator/Earth Switch assembly so that any switch cannot be closed when the other switch is in closed position.C Voltage for heater 240 V. l) The Isolator shall be operable by one person safely and smoothly. it shall provide adequate electrical isolation between the contacts on all the three switches.21 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications i) The operating mechanism shall be fixed at the base frame. Status indications shall also be provided for the earth switch. vermin proof and dust proof housing. The earth switch shall have the same rating as the isolator. Rated lightening impulse withstand voltage 170 kV Rated Power frequency withstand voltage 70kV Rated frequency 50 Hz Highest system voltage at 1200m altitude 36kv Highest equipment voltage To be stated Rated normal current Line /S/station 800 Amps Rated short time withstand current for 3 seconds 25 kA Earth switch Rated short time withstand current for 3 25KA seconds Minimum creepage distance of Insulators 25 mm/kv Auxiliary A.

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See clause 1.16 a) The isolator shall be inspected and routine tested in accordance with the requirement of IEC 60129. b) The followings are the tests: Routine tests • Assembly and operation test • Measurement of resistance between main terminals • 1 minute Power frequency voltage tests • 1 minute power frequency voltage tests on control and auxiliary circuits • Temperature rise test • • • Type tests (Similar rated 33kv isolators) Mechanical endurance test Impulse voltage test Short circuit circuit current test

2.3 SPECIFICATION FOR 66KV SURGE ARRESTERS (SURGE DIVERTERS)
2.3.1 SCOPE

This specification is for metal-oxide type surge arresters without spark gaps for a.c. system operated at a nominal voltage of 66kV 50Hz.
2.3.2 REFERENCES

ISO 1461:

Metallic Coatings – Hot dip galvanized coatings on fabricated ferrous products – Requirements. Metal-oxide surge arresters without gaps for a.c. systems. Guide for the application of metal-oxide surge arresters for alternating current systems.

IEC 60099-4: IEEE Std C62.22:

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TERMS AND DEFINITIONS

For the purpose of this specification the definitions given in the reference standards shall apply.
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The surge arrestor shall be connected between phase and earth to system that is without continuous aerial earth wire and with the following characteristics: System Highest Voltage System Frequency 72kV 50Hz 3 seconds 140kV 325kVp

Maximum Duration of Earth Fault Power frequency withstand voltage Lightning impulse withstand voltage
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2.3.4.2.1

The surge arrester shall be designed and constructed to IEC 60099-4 and the requirements of this specification. The surge arrester shall be metal-oxide type without spark gaps. It shall be suitable for over voltage protection of sub-transmission networks. The metal-oxide used shall be of quality to ensure thermal stability under service duty of the surge arrester. The arrester shall be single column; self supported and shall be installed between phase and earth. The completed surge arrester shall be housed in a spiral type solid core porcelain insulator (brown colour). The porcelain housing shall be dimensioned to provide a leak free interface with the end caps. The housing shall withstand the lighting impulse voltage of the arrester. The surge arrester shall be sealed (end caps) with a controlled permanent seal to ensure no moisture absorption or deterioration of the metal-oxide element of the surge arrester. The surge arrester shall be designed and constructed in a manner so as to prevent explosive shattering of the housing in the event of the arrester failure. The surge arrester shall be fitted with a pressure relief/disconnector device, which shall have an indicator of operation visible from ground level. Each surge arrester shall be complete with a surge counter. The surge arrester shall be supplied complete with fixing accessories and fitted with pad type clamp connectors suitable for both copper and aluminium bus bar tubes of up to 76.2mm diameter.

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The surge arrester shall be complete with an insulated pedestal. The mounting shall be on a pitch circle diameter (p.c.d.) of 127mm. 2.3.4.2.9 he steel plates or straps and all ferrous parts shall be hot dip galvanized in accordance to ISO 1461. 23
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RATING

The rating of the surge arrester shall be as indicated below:Description Site Conditions Requirement Areas inland, cities, suburbs of cities and altitude of 2000m above sea level. System Rated Voltage and Frequency 66 kV, 50Hz Highest System Voltage 72.6 kV Nominal discharge current 10 kA Line discharge class 2 Continuous operating voltage 42kV Creepage distance of insulator 1800mm External insulation lightning impulse 450kVp (so as to suit service conditions withstand voltage (peak) at 1000m a.s.l. specified) External insulation power frequency 185kV rms (so as to suit service conditions withstand voltage (wet) at 1000m a.s.l. specified) Internal insulation (impulse & power 325kVp, 140kV rms frequency withstand voltages) 2.3.4.4 TESTS AND INSPECTION Refer to clause 1.16 2.3.4.4.1 Type tests and routine/sample tests shall be done in accordance to IEC 60099-4, ISO 1461 and the requirements of this specification. It shall be the responsibility of the manufacturer to perform or to have performed all the tests specified. Certified true copies of previous Type Test Certificates and Type Test Reports by the relevant International or National Testing/Standards Authority of the country of manufacture (or ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory) shall be submitted with the offer for evaluation (all in English Language). A copy of accreditation certificate for the laboratory shall also be submitted. Any translations of certificates and test reports into English language shall be signed and stamped by the Testing Authority. Copies of type test reports (as per IEC 60099-4) to be submitted shall include the following; 2.3.4.4.3 2.3.4.4.4 2.3.4.4.5 2.3.4.4.6 2.3.4.4.7 2.3.4.4.8 Insulation withstand tests on the arrester housing; Residual voltage tests; Long duration current impulse withstand test; Operating duty tests; Tests of arrester disconnectors. Routine/sample test reports for the surge arresters to be supplied shall be submitted to KPLC for approval before shipment/delivery of the goods. KPLC Engineers (2) shall witness tests at the factory before shipment. 24
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3.3 The crates shall then be stacked on sturdy wood pallet. a) b) c) d) e) f) g) All marking shall be by engraving (or superior method).4.5 MARKING. surge arresters which upon examination.3.4. Details on the pressure relief and surge counter shall also be submitted. measurement of power frequency voltage on the complete arrester. 2.3.4.4.4.4.4 SPECIFICATION FOR 33KV SURGE ARRESTERS (SURGE DIVERTERS) 2.4. 2.5.3. 2.12 2. The manufacturer’s name. Each crate shall be internally braced to permit stacking and the steel wire bindings shall be designed to keep the crate firmly closed and permit easy and rapid opening at time of installation. Residual voltage test. KPLC will inspect them and may perform or have performed any of the relevant tests in order to verify compliance with the specification. Rated voltage. test or use fail to meet any or all of the requirements in the specification. LABELLING.4. partial discharge test. Line discharge class and current. The assembly shall be held tightly in place with steel bands and protected against moisture by a complete covering of heat-shrinkable polyethylene film.3.4.4.9 2. INSTRUCTIONS AND PACKING 2. Serial number. system operated at a nominal voltage of 33kV 50Hz.2 A set of three (3) original installation and technical manuals for the surge arresters shall be submitted with the equipment.4.11 2. The surge arresters shall be packed in wood crates which are reinforced and held closed by external steel wire bindings.10 2. lightning impulse residual voltage on the complete arrester.5. The manufacturer shall replace without charge to KPLC.1 SCOPE This specification is for metal-oxide type surge arresters without spark gaps for a. type and identification of the complete arrester. 2.4.4.3.13 Measurement of reference voltage.3.3.c.3.14 Upon receipt of the surge arresters.4.4.4. The year of manufacture.25 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications Tests to be witnessed by KPLC Engineers at the factory shall include the following: 2. 2.1 The following information shall be marked indelibly and legibly on a nameplate attached permanently to each surge arrester: Continuous operating voltage.4. Rated frequency.5. 25 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .3.

4. The specification does not purport to include all the necessary provisions of a contract 2. equipment in substations and cables.1 The surge arrestor shall be connected between phase and earth to system that is without continuous aerial earth wire and with the following characteristics: System Highest Voltage System Frequency Maximum Duration of Earth Fault Power frequency withstand voltage Lightning impulse withstand voltage 36kV 50Hz 3 seconds 95kV 200kVp 2.4. The specification stipulates the minimum requirements for 33kV surge arresters acceptable for use in the company and it shall be the responsibility of the Manufacturer to ensure adequacy of the design. the latest editions (including amendments) apply. systems IEC 60099-4: 2.5 2. 2. good workmanship and good engineering practice in the manufacture of the surge arresters for KPLC. signed by the manufacturer and submitted for tender evaluation (together with required documents). The earthing at the transformer is solid earth.2 The type of equipment to be protected includes transformers (directly connected to a line or via cable).26 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications The specification also covers inspection and test of the surge arresters as well as schedule of Guaranteed Technical Particulars to be filled.4.4.4. ISO 1461: Metallic Coatings – Hot dip galvanized coatings on fabricated ferrous products – Requirements Metal-oxide surge arresters without gaps for a.2 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION 26 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . through reference in this text constitute provisions of this specification. 2.4.4.1 SERVICE CONDITIONS Refer to Clause 1.1.4.c.1.3 TERMS AND DEFINITIONS For the purpose of this specification the definitions given in the reference standards shall apply. Unless otherwise stated.4.4.2 REFERENCES The following standards contain provisions which.4 REQUIREMENTS 2.4.

The surge arrester shall be supplied complete with mounting bracket.s.) Neutral system earthing Maximum ambient temperature Power Frequency 27 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC Requirement 36. The arrester shall be single column type. The surge arrester shall be supplied complete fitted with a mechanical fault indicator. The surge arrester shall be designed and constructed in a manner so as to prevent explosive shattering of the housing in the event of the arrester failure. 2.l. fixing accessories and clamp connector suitable for both copper and aluminium conductors of up to 18. when required. The metal-oxide used shall be of quality to ensure thermal stability under service duty of the surge arrester. Station class surge arrester in porcelain housing. It shall be suitable for overvoltage protection of distribution networks. self supported and be installed between phase and earth. shall be suitable for pedestal mounting with pitch circle diameter of 76mm.0kV 200kV 2200m solid 40°C 50Hz .27 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications The surge arrester shall be designed and constructed to IEC 60099-4 and the requirements of this specification. abrasion and shear resistance e) excellent long-term stability and resistance to ageing under climatic and electrical stresses. The surge arrester shall be sealed (end caps) with a controlled permanent seal to ensure no moisture absorption or deterioration of the metal-oxide element of the surge arrester.4.3 RATING The rating of the surge arrester shall be as indicated below:System Information Highest Voltage of Equipment (Um) Basic Insulation Level (BIL) Maximum altitude of installation (a. All parts shall be corrosion resistant. The housing of the surge arrester shall be made of high quality silicone rubber of the following minimum properties: a) hydrophobic b) insensitivity to ultra-violet radiation c) excellent tracking resistance d) excellent mechanical impact.3mm diameter. The mounting brackets for distribution class surge arresters shall be suitable for both horizontal and vertical mounting on a steel crossarm (U-channel). All steel plates or straps and all ferrous parts shall be hot dip galvanized to ISO 1461. Details on the operation shall be submitted with the offer and during delivery.4.

arrester ≥ 184kV complete Mechanical data Minimum creepage distance ≥ 900mm Cantilever load.0kA (Typical) Maximum residual voltage at : 10 kA 1/2 µs ≤ 88kV (Typical) 5 kA 8/20 µs ≤ 77kV (Typical) 10 kA 8/20 µs ≤ 83kV(Typical) 20 kA 8/20 µs ≤ 93kV(Typical) 40 kA 8/20 µs ≤ 106kV (Typical) 500 A 30/60 µs ≤ 64kV(Typical) 1 kA 30/60 µs ≤ 67kV(Typical) 2 kA 30/60 µs ≤ 70kV(Typical) Temporary overvoltage for 1 s ≥ 34kV Temporary overvoltage for 10 s ≥ 32kV Energy discharge capability .thermal ≥ 5.0kV 24.60kJ/kVr Power Frequency withstand voltage (1min.4.2 Copies of previous Type Test Certificates and Type Test Reports by the relevant International or National Testing/Standards Authority of the country of manufacture (or ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory) shall be submitted with the offer for evaluation (all in English Language).5. 8/20 µs) Line discharge class IEC 60099-4 30.4. 28 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . A copy of accreditation certificate for the laboratory shall also be submitted. arrester ≥ 86.impulse ≥ 2.2/50 µs). 2.5.00kJ/kVr Energy discharge capability .5 TESTS AND INSPECTION 2.0kV complete Lightning Impulse withstand voltage (1. dynamic ≥ 1500N(Typical) Construction Cage design Housing Silicone rubber directly molded onto MOV blocks 2. Any translations of certificates and test reports into English language shall be signed and stamped by the Testing Authority. wet).4.1 Type tests and routine/sample tests shall be done in accordance to IEC 60099-4.2 s) 65. ISO 1461 and the requirements of this specification. It shall be the responsibility of the manufacturer to perform or to have performed all the tests specified.0kV 10kA 2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO BE DECLARED BY MANUFACTURER Long duration impulse current withstand (2 ms) ≥ 500A (Typical) High current impulse withstand (4/10 µs) 100kA (Typical) Rated short circuit current (0.28 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications Electrical data Applicable Standard Rated voltage (Ur) Maximum continuous operating voltage (Uc / MCOV) Nominal discharge current (In.

4. 2. 2.4 Residual voltage tests.6. type and identification of the complete arrester.5.5.9 Measurement of reference voltage.5.3 Insulation withstand tests on the arrester housing.4.5.14 On receipt of the surge arresters.6 Operating duty tests. Each crate shall be internally braced to permit stacking and the steel wire bindings shall be designed to keep the crate firmly closed and permit easy and rapid opening at time of installation.13 Partial discharge test. 2. Tests to be witnessed by KPLC Engineers at the factory shall include the following: 2.4.4. n) Line discharge class and current.4.5.5.4. 2. 29 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .4. INSTRUCTIONS AND PACKING 2. KPLC Engineers (2) shall witness tests at the factory before shipment.5.5.10 Residual voltage test.4. All marking shall be by engraving (or superior method).5. i) Rated voltage. 2.7 Tests of arrester disconnectors.4.4.5. Details on the pressure relief and surge counter shall also be submitted.3 The surge arresters shall be packed in wood crates which are reinforced and held closed by external steel wire bindings.4. 2. m) Serial number. test or use fail to meet any or all of the requirements in the specification. surge arresters which upon examination. LABELLING. 2.5.6. 2. KPLC will inspect them and may perform or have performed any of the relevant tests in order to verify compliance with the specification.4. The supplier shall replace without charge to KPLC. j) Rated frequency.6 MARKING. 2.5 Long duration current impulse withstand test.4.8 Routine/sample test reports for the surge arresters to be supplied shall be submitted to KPLC for approval before shipment/delivery of the goods.6.4. 2. l) The year of manufacture.12 Lightning impulse residual voltage on the complete arrester. 2. 2. 2.4.5.2 A set of three (3) original installation and technical manuals for the surge arresters shall be submitted with the equipment. The crates shall then be stacked on sturdy wood pallet. k) The manufacturer’s name.11 Measurement of power frequency voltage on the complete arrester.29 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications Copies of type test reports (as per IEC 60099-4) to be submitted for tender evaluation shall include the following.4. The assembly shall be held tightly in place with steel bands and protected against moisture by a complete covering of heatshrinkable polyethylene film. 2.1 The following information shall be marked indelibly and legibly on a nameplate attached permanently to each surge arrester: h) Continuous operating voltage.

3.1. (ii) Type 1 B: 66kV Line Post Insulators of Porcelain Material for use on concrete poles.4. REQUIREMENTS 2. 2. 2. Tests on indoor and outdoor post insulators of ceramic material or glass for systems with nominal voltages greater than 1000V.2. (iv) Type 2B: 66kV Line Post Composite Insulators (Silicon Rubber) for use on concrete poles The specification also covers inspection and test of the insulators as well as schedule of Guaranteed Technical Particulars to be filled.30 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 2. 2.1.1.5. The specification does not purport to include all the necessary provisions of a contract. REFERENCES The following standards contain provisions which. 30 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .5.4.1 The insulating material shall be porcelain or silicon rubber. the latest editions (including amendments) shall apply.5. good workmanship and good engineering practice in the manufacture of the insulators for KPLC.Definitions.2. overhead lines with a nominal voltage greater than 1000V . SCOPE 2. Guide for the selection of insulators in respect of polluted conditions. (iii) Type 2A: 66kV Line Post Composite Insulators (Silicon Rubber) for use on wooden poles. test methods and acceptance criteria. Hot dip galvanized coatings on fabricated iron and steel articles.2.1This specification is for line post insulators for use on overhead power distribution lines operating at 66kV 50Hz on either wood or pre-stressed round hollow concrete poles.4. 2. Specifications and test methods.5 SPECIFICATION FOR 66KV LINE POST INSULATORS 2. Composite insulators for a. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS For the purpose of this specification. through reference in this text constitute provisions of this specification. The specification stipulates the minimum requirements for 66kV line post insulators acceptable for use in the company and it shall be the responsibility of the Manufacturer to ensure adequacy of the design.5 2.5.2 This specification covers the following insulators: (i) Type 1A: 66kV Line Post Insulators of Porcelain Material for use on wooden poles.c.1.5. signed by the manufacturer and submitted for tender evaluation. SERVICE CONDITIONS As stated in clause 1. Unless otherwise stated.5.5.5. IEC 720: IEC 168: IEC 815: IEC 1109: ISO 1461: Characteristics of line post insulators. definitions given in the reference standards shall apply.5. MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION 2.4.

ultraviolet radiation. No chemical reaction between materials due to contact shall be allowed (e.5.g. The housing of the insulator shall be manufactured from high quality silicone rubber. (c) Each line post insulator shall be complete with conductor connector (clamp-top type) suitable for aluminium conductors of sizes 150-300mm2.2. The bolt size shall be M20. smoothly glazed and of uniform brown colour.2. free from defects.3 2.2 2.2. it shall be sound. The brackets and fittings shall withstand the failing load of the insulator.2 2.4 The line post insulator shall be of clamp-top type suitable for both vertical and horizontal mounting as per IEC 720.4.5. Composite insulator shall be made of composite materials of high resistance to moisture. thoroughly vitrified. The bolt size shall be M16.4.4.2.5.1. RATINGS 2. The final colour of the isulator housing shall be BROWN. The post insulator shall be free from stresses due to expansion and contraction in any part which may lead to deterioration.31 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 2. iii) Galvanizing shall be in accordance with IS01461. high temperatures and tropical sunshine conditions.5. and as follows: (a) Horizontal mounting i) Wooden poles: the insulator shall be complete with an integral curved base suitable for direct bolting (by two bolts) onto a wooden pole. Sheds shall be substantially symmetrical in shape without appreciable warping.5. ii) Concrete poles: The insulator shall be complete with galvanized metal brackets/fittings for attachment to prestressed round concrete pole at an angle of 5° from the horizontal.4. ii) Concrete poles: The insulator shall be complete with galvanized metal brackets/fittings for attachment to prestressed round concrete pole.1 Where porcelain is used.5. The under surface and grooves of sheds or skirts shall be easy cleaning.1.5kN 1800 mm (25 mm/kV) 686mm 170kV 350kV .4. iii) Galvanizing shall be in accordance with IS01461.4. The core shall be made of resin-impregnated glass fibres free from defects.5.4. 2.1 The mechanical and electrical ratings of the insulators shall be as follows: Minimum failing load Minimum creepage distance Minimum Dry Arcing distance Minimum wet power frequency withstand voltage Minimum lightning impulse withstand voltage 31 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC 12.2.3. between cement and metal fittings). The brackets and fittings shall withstand the failing load of the insulator.3. (b) Vertical mounting i) Wooden poles: the insulator shall be complete with a longitudinal bracket and accessories suitable for direct bolting (by two bolts) onto a wooden pole. 2. Detailed drawings showing required mounting arrangements and accessories shall be submitted with the Tender for evaluation.

4.2 2.1 Type tests. all in the English Language.4 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM 2.4.5.5. and sample tests shall be done in accordance with the requirement of IEC 168.32 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 2.6. It shall be the responsibility of the manufacturer to perform or to have performed the tests specified and other tests normally performed at works.5. PACKING.4 2. Copies of Test Reports to be submitted shall include Design and Type Tests in accordance with IEC 168 and IEC 1109. manufacture. 2. standards.5.1 The following information shall be marked indelibly and legibly on the insulator: i) Manufacturers Name or Trademark ii) Type Designation and Batch Number iii) Year of manufacture iv) Failing Load (cantilever) v) The letters 'KPLC' 2.4. routine tests.3 2.6. specifications and regulations. On receipt of the insulators. The supplier shall replace without charge to KPLC.4.5. will fulfill the requirements stated in the contract documents. KPLC may perform routine and sample tests in order to verify compliance with specification.2 Instructions for storage.2 2.3 32 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . IEC 1109 and the requirements of this specification.5.5.3 2.5.5. The QAP shall be based on and include relevant parts to fulfill the requirements of ISO 9001:2008.4. workmanship. any insulators which upon examination.4.5. Details and supporting documents for the manufacturer's experience and manufacturing capacity of similar insulators shall be submitted with the tender. TESTS AND INSPECTION 2. MARKING AND INSTRUCTIONS 2. Each crate shall be internally braced to permit stacking and the steel wire bindings shall be designed to keep the crate firmly closed and permit easy and rapid opening at time of installation.5.4. service capability.5.5.6.5. maintenance and documentation.5. Copies of previous Test Reports from the National or International Testing Authority or an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited independent Laboratory shall be submitted with the tender for the purpose of technical evaluation. The Test Reports shall be from an ISOIIEC 17025 accredited Laboratory.5.5. all in the English Language. The Manufacturer's Declaration of Conformity to reference standards and copies of quality management certifications including copy of valid and relevant ISO 9001: 2008 certificate shall be submitted with the tender for evaluation.1 The supplier shall submit a quality assurance plan (QAP) that will be used to ensure that the insulator design. handling and installation shall be included in each package.5.6. 2. tests. material. test or use fail to meet any of the requirements in this specification. The insulators shall be packed in wood crates which are reinforced and held closed by external steel wire bindings. 2. Routine and Sample Test Reports for the insulators to be supplied shall be submitted to KPLC for approval before shipment/delivery of the goods.

5 2.6.5.6.1. In case of conflict. which may lead to deterioration.1 SCOPE 2.33 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications The crates shall then be stacked on sturdy wood pallet. 2.6.5.6. 2. Unless otherwise specified. the latest revision.6. 2. 2.2 REFERENCES The following documents were referred to during the preparation of this specification.1 The insulator shall have a core made of resin-impregnated glass fibre free from defects.6 The ball pin shall be of medium carbon steel.6.3 The insulator shall be free from stresses due to expansion and contraction in any part.5.2 This specification covers the following composite insulators. (i) (ii) 11kV composite insulator 33kV composite insulator 2.1.6. 2. 33 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .6.5. IEC 120: IEC 815 IEC 1109: Dimensions of ball and socket couplings of string insulator units.6.3 TERMS AND DEFINITIONS For the purpose of this specification. Composite insulators for ac overhead lines with a nominal voltage greater than 1000V.6.5 MATERIAL AND CONSTRUCTION 2. Guide for the selection of insulators in respect of polluted conditions.6. 2.5 The insulator shall be fitted with ball and socket coupling in accordance to IEC 120. 2. the definitions in the reference standards shall apply. edition and amendments shall apply.4 The insulator shall be of high resistance to moisture and ultraviolet radiation.6.6 SPECIFICATION FOR 33 AND 11kV COMPOSITE INSULATORS 2.1 This specification is for composite insulators for use on overhead lines for tension and suspension purposes. 2. the provision of this specification shall take precedence.5. The assembly shall be held tightly in place with steel bands and protected against moisture by a complete covering of heat-shrinkable polyethylene film .4 SERVICE CONDITIONS As stated in clause 1.5.6. 2.2 The housing of the insulator shall be manufactured from high quality silicone.

It is intended for use by KPLC in purchasing the insulators. good workmanship and good engineering practice in the manufacture of the insulators for KPLC. 2.1 SCOPE This specification is for composite insulators for use on overhead lines for tension and suspension purposes.6.34 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 2. signed by the manufacturer and submitted for tender evaluation The specification does not purport to include all the necessary provisions of a contract.6. 2.7 The ball pin diameter shall be 16mm and shall be supplied separately with a corresponding “R” form retaining clip.5. The specification covers 66kV Suspension/Tension composite line insulators.7. The manufacturer shall submit information which confirms satisfactory service experience with products which fall within the scope of this specification. 2. The specification stipulates the minimum requirements for 66kV Suspension/Tension composite line insulators acceptable for use in the company and it shall be the responsibility of the manufacturer to ensure adequacy of the design. 2.7 SPECIFICATIONS FOR 66KV COMPOSITE INSULATORS This specification has been prepared by the Research and Development Department of The Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited (KPLC) and it lays down requirements for 66kV Suspension/Tension Type Composite Insulators.6. The specification also covers inspection and test of the insulators as well as schedule of Guaranteed Technical Particulars to be filled.2 REFERENCES 34 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .8 The security clip shall be of stainless steel or an approved copper alloy.7.5.6 CHARACTERISTICS The mechanical and electrical characteristics of the insulators shall be as follows:CHARACTERISTICS Dry Arc Distance Minimum Creapage Distance Minimum Power Frequency Withstand Voltage (wet) Minimum Lighting Impulse Withstand Voltage Minimum Failing Load 11kV INSULATOR 225 mm 300 mm 30 kV 95 kV 70 kN 33kVINSULATOR 385 mm 900 mm 70 kV 200 kV 70 kN 2.

3 SERVICE CONDITIONS The insulators shall be suitable for continuous operation outdoors in tropical areas at altitudes of up to 2200m above sea level. 2.2.7.2 The insulator shall have a core made of resin-impregnated glass fibres free from defects.5 The insulator shall be fitted with ball and socket coupling in accordance with IEC 120. ISO 1460: IEC 1109: 2. 2. The ball pin and socket shall be of medium carbon steel with hot dip galvanized finish.4. 2. Guide for the selection of insulators in respect of polluted conditions.2. 2. average ambient temperature of +30ºC with a minimum of -1ºC and a maximum of +40ºC.4. IEC 120: IEC 815: ISO 1461: Dimensions of ball and socket couplings of string insulator units. test methods and acceptance criteria.4.7.3 The insulator shall be of high resistance to moisture and ultraviolet radiation and shall withstand high tropical sunshine conditions.4 MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION 2. Metallic Coatings – Hot dip galvanized coatings on fabricated ferrous metals – Determination of mass per unit area – Gravimetric method.7. humidity of up to 90%. 35 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .4 The final colour of the insulator housing shall be GREY. overhead lines with a nominal voltage greater than 1000V – Definitions.35 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications The following standards contain provisions which.1 The insulators shall be manufactured to IEC 61109.2 REQUIREMENTS 2.7. Composite insulators for a.4. The level of galvanizing for all ferrous parts and materials used shall be suitable for these conditions. 2.1 TERMS AND DEFINITIONS For the purpose of this specification the terms and definitions given in the reference standards shall apply. through reference in the text constitute provisions of this specification.c. the latest editions (including amendments) apply.7.7. Metallic Coatings – Hot dip galvanized coatings on fabricated ferrous products – Requirements.7.7. The housing of the insulator shall be manufactured from high quality silicone rubber. heavy saline conditions along the coast and tropical sunshine conditions. other applicable /latest IEC standards and the requirements of this specification.7.4. 2. Unless otherwise stated. Galvanizing shall be to ISO 1461.

2. Requirement 72.4 Assembled core load-time test. 2.7.1 Design tests.5.5. Certified true copies of previous design and type test reports by the relevant Independent/International or National Testing/Standards Authority of the country of manufacture (or ISO/IEC 17025/ILAC accredited laboratory) shall be submitted with the offer for evaluation (all in English Language). humidity. 2.2 Copies of test reports for the following Design and Type Tests shall be submitted for tender evaluation: 2.7. sampling tests and routine tests shall be done in accordance with the requirement of IEC 61109.7.2.2. The test reports MUST include resistance to ageing tests by KEMA or equivalent Testing Authority (under climate chambers to mimic the conditions – sunshine. 50Hz 1800mm 160kV.16 applied on 325kV] Minimum Arc Distance (between metal fittings) Minimum Failing Load 2.7. It shall be the responsibility of the manufacturer to perform or to have performed all the tests specified.16 applied on 140kV] Minimum Lighting Impulse Withstand Voltage (dry) [altitude correction factor of 1.2.5kV.6 Tests for the core material. type tests. spray and so on – typical of tropical climate and those stated in clause 4. IEC 60383.7. 2.2. temperature.2 TESTS AND INSPECTION 2.7.7.2.8 Dry lightning impulse withstand voltage test. ISO 1460 and the requirements of this specification.5.5.9 Wet power frequency test.5. 2. salinity. 2.5.7.5 CHARACTERISTICS The mechanical and electrical characteristics of the insulators shall be as follows:Description System Highest Voltage Minimum Creepage Distance Minimum Power Frequency Withstand Voltage (wet) [altitude correction factor of 1.10 Mechanical load-time test and test of the tightness of the interface between end fittings and insulator housing. 36 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . A copy of accreditation certificate for the laboratory shall also be submitted. 2. 2.5. 2.2/50µs positive) 720mm 70kN 2.5.7.5 Test of housing: tracking and erosion test.2.7 Flammability test.5.3 Tests on interfaces and connections of metal fittings.5.36 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications The ball pin diameter shall be 16mm and shall be supplied complete with a corresponding “W” form retaining clip.2.1 in addition to the highest system voltage).7.5.7.2.2. rms 380kV (1.7. The security clip shall be of stainless steel.

6.17 On receipt of the insulators. KPLC Engineers (2) will witness acceptance tests at the factory before shipment.5.8. STAY INSULATORS AND STAY BLOCKS 2.7.2.5.7. 2.7.2.7. test or use fail to meet any or all of the requirements in this specification. KPLC will inspect them for acceptance at stores and may perform or have tests performed in order to verify compliance of the insulators with this specification.7. 2.5.16 Verification of dimensions. 2.7.2.7.15 2.1 SCOPE a) This specification is for stay insulators for use on overhead power distribution lines operating at a nominal voltage of up to 33 kV. Specified Electrical Characteristics.5.2.8.14 2. any insulators which upon examination.1 The following information shall be marked indelibly and legibly and in a permanent manner on each insulator.2 REFERENCES 37 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .6. i) ii) iii) iv) Manufacturer’s Name or Trademark. 2.2. The marking shall not affect the performance of the insulator.11 Routine and sample test reports for the insulators to be supplied shall be submitted to KPLC for approval before shipment/delivery of the goods. • Stay insulator for 33kV Voltage lines. Manufacturer’s Type Designation. 2. Specified Mechanical Load.3 A set of Three (3) installation and technical manuals for the insulators shall be submitted during delivery.13 2. The supplier shall replace without charge to KPLC.8 SPECIFICATIONS FOR STAY. • Stay insulator for 11kV Voltage lines.6 MARKING AND LABELLING 2. Galvanizing test (by Gravimetric method). Verification of the specified mechanical load.7.12 2.2. 2. Acceptance tests shall include the following tests as per IEC 1109 and applicable latest IEC standards: 2.7.7. Verification of tightness of the interface between end fittings and insulator housing.2 All marking shall be by embossing and any on metal fittings shall be before galvanizing.5.37 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 2.5.7.5. ii) This specification covers the following standard insulators • Stay insulator for Low Voltage lines. Verification of the locking system.2.6.

43-91 .5. 2. In case of conflict. BS 137 Insulators of ceramic material or glass for overhead lines with a nominal voltage greater than 1000V.8.Stay strands and stay fittings for overhead lines. 2.00m. the definitions in the reference standards shall apply. 2.3 The insulator shall be free from stresses due to expansion and contraction in any part which may lead to deterioration.4 SERVICE CONDITIONS As stated in clause 1. Unless otherwise specified. IEC 815: Guide for the selection of insulators in respect of polluted conditions. the provision of this specification shall take precedence.5. 2.5 MATERIAL AND CONSTRUCTION 2.2 The porcelain shall be sound. 2.8.8. the latest revision. edition and amendments shall apply.1 The insulating material shall be porcelain or composite with the approval of the Employer. free from flaws and blemishes. • The minimum failing load shall be 48 kN • The minimum dry lightning impulse withstand voltage 20 kV 38 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . thoroughly vitrified.38 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications The following documents were referred to during the preparation of this specification.6. IEC 168: Tests on indoor and outdoor post insulators of ceramic material or glass for systems with nominal voltages greater than 1000V.3 TERMS AND DEFINITIONS For the purpose of this specification.8. o Part 1 Methods of test o Part 2 Requirements (e) ESI.5 2. • • • • IEC 720: Characteristics of line post insulators.4 The holes in the insulator shall be smoothly radiused with as large a radius as practicable to present an even bearing surface to the stay strand loop.5. and may be further consulted.8.8. however.5.8. smoothly glazed and of uniform brown colour when finished.1 Particular requirements for Low Voltage stay Insulators The insulator shall be sling type strain insulator suitable for stay wire size 7/4. 2.6 PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS 2.8.8.

6. ANS C7. • The minimum failing load shall be 110kN.55mm.3. basic-oxygen or electricfurnace process and of such quality and purity that.00/700 Stranded Stay Wire Stranded Stay Wire Stranded Stay Wire Stranded Stay Wire REFERENCES The equipment shall comply with the latest edition and amendments of the Standards listed herein.55mm. • • • The minimum failing load shall be 110kN.8.46:Standard specification for zinc-coated steel wire strand.m.8. This specification covers the following steel wire sizes. Minimum wet power frequency withstand voltage 48 kV (r.55/700 7/2.8.3 BS 183:Specification for general purpose galvanized steel wire strand.39 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 2.00/700 19/3.) Minimum dry lightning impulse withstand voltage 100 kV (peak) 2. the finished strand and the individual wires shall be of 39 April 2011 KPLC Contract XI . Particular requirements for 11kV stay Insulators The insulator shall be string type strain insulator suitable for stay wire size 19/3. • Minimum wet power frequency withstand voltage 20 kV (r. Particular requirements for 33kV stay Insulators The insulator shall be string type strain insulator suitable for stay wire size 19/3.00/700 4/4.8.6. ES1 43-91:Stay strands and stay fittings for overhead lines.7. BS 443:Specification for testing zinc coatings on steel wire and requirements. when drawn to the size of wire specified and coated with zinc.2.1 STAY SCOPE This specification covers the design.7.7. • • • • 2.2 7/4. manufacture testing and supply of galvanized stranded steel wire for use as stays and for similar purposes on overhead power distribution lines.8.s.) • Minimum dry lightning impulse withstand voltage 60 kV (peak) 2.8.s.7 2.m. for quality MATERIAL (a) The base metal shall be steel made by the open-hearth. • • • • 2.

55 700 700 MINIMU M BREAKI NG LOAD 61. Stranding shall be sufficiently close to ensure no appreciable reduction in diameter when stressed to 10% of the specified wire strength.00 4/4. Elongation test and wrapping test shall be done in accordance with the requirement of BS 183.4 CONSTRUCTION The stay wire shall be manufactured as per the requirement of BS 183. 2.6 kN MINIMUM BREAKING LOAD 89737 89739 7/2. (b) The galvanized steel wires used in the construction of the stay wire shall comply with the requirement of BS 443. Joints made during stranding shall be protected against corrosion.7.7. 40 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . The wires shall be concentrically twisted with a uniform pitch of not less than 10 nor more than 18 times the specified nominal diameter of the strand. Tensile test.00 700 700 15.2 kN 89743 89748 7/8 Stay Wire 19/10 Stay Wire 7/14 Stay Wire 4/8 Stay Wire 45 ton/in2 45 ton/in2 45 ton/in2 45 ton/in2 6430 kg 11180 kg 1610 kg 3680 kg 2.8 TESTS The diameter of the wires shall be tested in accordance with the requirement of BS 183.8. Joints made in individual wires shall be accepted provided there is not more than one joint in any 45m section of the completed strand.8.40 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications uniform quality and have the properties and characteristics as specified in this specification.4 kN 35.6 kN 131.00 19/3. 2.5 STANDARD SIZES The standard sizes for the stay wires shall be as follows:STANDARD SIZE GRA DE NEAREST EXISTING SIZE KPLC SIZE QUALIT CODE Y 7/4.8. The outer wires of all strands shall have a right-hand lay (Z). All wires shall be stranded with uniform tension.

2. 2.8.2 REFERENCES (b) Turnbuckle double eye bolt: 10” x 5/8” 12” x ¾” 10” x ⅞” The equipment shall comply with the latest edition and amendments of the Standards listed herein. BS 3643: ISO metric screw threads.11. The following description shall be marked on the tag.8. • Manufacturer’s name.8. • Year of manufacture. manufacture testing and supply of tubular stay rods and turnbuckles for use on stays and for similar purposes on overhead power distribution lines. • Length.8. BS 4360: Specification for weldable structural steels. adherence and mass of coating shall be tested as per BS 443.10 STAY RODS AND TURNBUCKLES 2. • Type of stay wire.9 PACKING The complete stay wire shall be rolled in a coil and packed in a manner as to protect it from any damage in transportation and repeated handling. Specification for hot dip galvanized coating on iron and steel articles. 2. This specification covers the following sizes: (a) Tubular Stay Rods: • 6ft x 5/8” • 8ft x ¾” • 9ft x 1” • • • 2.3 MATERIAL 41 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . BS 1387: Specification for screwed and socketed steel tubes and tubular and for plain and steel tubes suitable for welding or screwing to BS 21 pipe threads.11. • • • • • BS 464: BS 729: Specification for thimble for wire ropes.1 SCOPE This specification covers the design.11.41 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications Uniformity. The completed coil shall be tagged.8.

5 STANDARD SIZES (a) Contract XI The standard sizes for the Tubular Stay Rods shall be as follows:42 April 2011 KPLC .8. for securing the rod to a concrete stay block.11. The complete stay rod assembly shall have the minimum failing load as stated in clause 5. The stay anchor and the adjustable head shall have hexagon lock nuts of the same size as the hexagon head of the tubular turnbuckle. (b) Turnbuckle double eye bolt The turnbuckle shall have a forged eye bolt at each end and shall be supplied complete with hexagon lock nuts. tolerance class 7H/8g (free fit). coarse pitch. 2. (b) Turnbuckle double eye bolt The turnbuckle shall be manufactured from Grade 43A steel as specified in BS 4360. solid forged on one end of tube. The square plate shall be 100mm by 100mm by 6mm in dimension.42 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications (a) Tubular Stay Rods The tubular turnbuckle (the tube portion of the adjustable rod) shall be manufactured from heavy gauge steel tube as specified in BS 1387.11.8. The Threads shall be to BS 3643. course pitch tolerance class 7H/8g (free fit) 2. The stay adjustable head shall have a forged eye with a thimble suitable for the specified stay wire sizes. The lower end of the stay anchor shall be forged square to fit square plate. The thimble shall be manufactured from standard crescent shaped steel bar as used for thimbles to BS 464. table 3. The threads shall be to BS 3643. The screw-in stay anchor and the adjustable head shall be manufactured from Grade 43A steel as specified in BS 4360. The complete turnbuckle assembly shall be galvanized to BS 729 and have the minimum failing load as stated in clause 5. The turnbuckle shall be double screw threaded in opposite directions to achieve simultaneous adjustment/tightening.4 CONSTRUCTION (a) Tubular Stay Rods The tubular turnbuckle shall have hexagon head. The stay rod assembly shall be galvanized to BS 729.

2.6 TESTS The complete Tubular Stay Rod and Turnbuckle shall be tested to determine the minimum failing load.1. adherence and mass of coating of the galvanizing shall be done in accordance with BS 729. 43 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . The specification covers the following stay insulators • Stay Insulator for Low Voltage Lines • Stay Insulator for 11kV Lines • Stay Insulator for 33kV Lines • Stay Insulator for 66 kV Lines Particular requirements for each insulator type as may be relevant for a specific requisition are given in Clause 4. 2.1 SCOPE 2.12 STAY BLOCK A reinforced concrete stay block buried to the depth of at least 1.6 kN SIZE OF STAY WIRE 4/8 stay wire 7/8 stay wire 19/10 stay wire (b) The standard sizes for the Turnbuckles (double eye bolt) shall be as follows:KPLC CODE 189306 189307 189308 SIZE 10” x 5/8” 12” x ¾” 10” x 7/8” MINIMUM FAILING LOAD 36.1 This specification is for stay insulators for use on overhead power distribution lines operating at nominal voltages of up to 66 kV 50Hz.8.43 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications KPLC CODE 186525 186531 186533 SIZE 6ft x 5/8” 8ft.4m shall be used as the stay anchor.8 kN 64.3 kN 131. Uniformity. x 1” MINIMUM FAILING LOAD 36.6 kN SIZE OF STAY WIRE 4/8 stay wire 7/8 stay wire 19/10 stay wire 2.8.9 SPECIFICATION FOR STAY INSULATORS UPTO 66KV 2.3.9.11. x ¾” 9ft.3 kN 131.8 kN 64.9.

4.9. BS 729: Specification for hot dip galvanized coatings on iron & steel articles TERMS AND DEFINITIONS For the purpose of this specification. In case of conflict.9. the provisions of this specification shall take precedence.5 2. The thimble groove shall be 44 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .3 IEC 60383: Tests on insulators of ceramic material or glass for overhead lines with a nominal voltage greater than 1000V. unidirectional fibres running axially from end-to-end.9.4. IEC 61109: Composite insulators for a. BS 183: Specification for general purpose galvanized steel wire strand.1 Service Conditions As stated in clause 1. • • • • • 2. Other composite materials to IEC 61109 shall also be considered.2 REFERENCES The following documents were referred to during the preparation of this specification.44 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 2. definitions given in the reference standards and the following shall apply: Stay insulator – An insulator intended to be inserted in a stay wire to electrically isolate the lower part of the stay from the pole top and so designed as to provide a high lightning impulse withstand voltage. The Stay Insulator is also referred to as Guy Strain Insulator. The end caps shall be the thimble type.1 above. The insulators shall comply with the electrical and mechanical requirements of this specification and shall retain these properties during the normal life of thirty years in service conditions given in 4. Materials and Construction The insulators shall be designed and manufactured for the purpose of providing a high impulse level withstand in the stay assembly whilst accommodating the maximum tensile forces that may be imposed. The dielectric component of the insulator shall comprise a fibreglass rod with continuous. Part 1: General definitions and test requirements. IEC 60060-1: High-voltage test techniques. overhead lines with a nominal voltage greater than 1000V – Definitions.9.9.4 REQUIREMENTS 2. The rod shall be coated with a uv-resistant epoxy or polyurethane material.2 Design. 2.c. produced from forged steel and hot dip galvanized (heavy duty) in accordance with BS 729. test methods and acceptance criteria.

stay wire to BS 183.2 Particular requirements for Stay Insulators for 11kV Lines The insulator shall be strain type suitable for stay wire size 7/4.3 Particular requirements for Stay Insulators for 33kV Lines The insulator shall be strain type suitable for stay wire size 7/4.9. 2. wet: 38 kV The minimum impulse withstand voltage.4.9.9. wet: 140 kV The minimum impulse withstand voltage. • • • The minimum failing load shall be: 65 kN The minimum power frequency withstand voltage.00mm Grade 700 (7/8 SWG). stay wire to BS 183. wet: 95 kV The minimum impulse withstand voltage.1 Particular Requirements for Stay Insulators for Low Voltage Lines The insulator shall be strain type suitable for stay wire size 4/4.55mm Grade 700 (19/10 SWG).00mm Grade 700 (4/8 SWG).4.3.3. • • • The minimum failing load shall be: 65 kN The minimum power frequency withstand voltage. • The minimum failing load shall be: 36 kN • The minimum power frequency withstand voltage. stay wire to BS 183.9.5 MARKING The minimum failing load shall be: 132 kN The minimum power frequency withstand voltage.3. stay wire to BS 183.4. positive: 95kV 2.3 Particular Requirements 2. 45 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .9. positive: 325kV The following information shall be clearly and indelibly marked on each insulator: • • • • Name or trade mark of the manufacturer Year of manufacture The words “PROPERTY OF KPLC” Electrical and Mechanical Characteristics The marking may be printed or impressed provided such impressions do not impair the performance of the insulator. • • • 2.4. positive: 200kV 2.4 Particular requirements for Stay Insulators for 66kV Lines The insulator shall be strain type suitable for stay wire size 19/3.4.00mm Grade 700 (7/8 SWG).45 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications smooth and have a minimum cross-sectional radius suitable for specified stay wire size. wet: 15kV 2.9.3.

9. electrical characteristics and galvanizing test.7 TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION Technical details and drawings for the insulators to be supplied shall be submitted to KPLC for approval before manufacture commences. The sample tests shall include verification of dimensions. wet power-frequency withstand voltage test and test for mechanical strength. e) Routine and Sample Test Reports shall be completed and submitted to KPLC for approval before shipment of the materials. b) Copies of previous Type Test Reports certified by the National Testing/ Standards Authority of the country of manufacture or its accredited testing laboratory shall be submitted with the tender for the purpose of technical evaluation.9.46 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 2. d) Upon completion of manufacturing process. test or use fail to meet any of the requirements in the specification. routine tests and sample tests shall be done following procedures specified in IEC 60383 and IEC 60060-1 and the requirements of this specification. c) A sample of each type of stay insulator offered shall be submitted with the bid documents for evaluation. f) On receipt of the goods KPLC may perform any of the tests specified in order to verify compliance with this specification. the stay insulators shall be subject to inspection by two KPLC Engineers at place of manufacture and sample tests carried out in their presence. 2.6 TESTS AND INSPECTION Refer to clause 1. test for mechanical strength.3 CONSTRUCTION 46 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .2 SERVICE CONDITIONS As stated in clause 1. all in accordance with IEC 60383.1 SCOPE This specification is for 33 kV Expulsion Fuse cut-Out for use in protection and isolation of substation apparatus and sectionalising purposes.10.10.5 2.10 SPECIFICATION FOR 33 KV EXPULSION FUSE CUT-OUT 2. 2. It shall be the responsibility of the manufacturer to perform or to have performed the tests specified. The supplier shall replace without charge to KPLC insulators which upon examination.10.16 a) Type tests. all in English. 2. Type test reports to be submitted shall include dry lightning impulse withstand voltage test.

2. 2.11.1 The fuse mount shall incorporate porcelain insulators to suit voltage requirements and removable drop out expulsion fuse link carrier. 36 kV 170 kV 70 kV 50 Hz 25 kA 1000 mm 2.2 SERVICE CONDITIONS As stated in clause 1.1 SCOPE This specification is for 33 kV drop out expulsion fuse holder for use on line disconnection.4 The fuse carrier shall be spring loaded at the lower end to ensure an even tension on the fuse link and adequate contact pressure to assist in expelling the link tail from the carrier when fuse blows. 2.11. 2.10.3 CONSTRUCTION 47 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .11. 2.3.11 SPECIFICATION FOR 33 KV EXPULSION FUSE HOLDER 2.3. 2.6 All current carrying parts shall be of electrolytic high conductivity material.10.3. isolation of substation apparatus and sectionalising purposes.5 The fuse carrier shall be designed such that it is removable from the fuse mount and when removed.25. shall provide adequate electrical isolation between the contact points. 2.5 TEST The fuse mount shall be inspected and tested in accordance with the requirement of this specification.3.5 2.4 RATING The rating of the fuse cut-out assembly shall be as follows:Rated voltage Rated lightning impulse withstand voltage Rated power frequency withstand voltage (wet) Rated frequency Rated short time withstand current for 3 seconds Minimum creepage distance 2. single pole operation and suitable for manual removal from and insertion into the fuse mount from ground level with the aid of an insulated operating stick.10. suitable for fuse links of the button head single tail type.3.10.3 The fuse mount shall be arranged such that each unit is mounted on an angle bracket or channel base mounting.10.10. o The fuse cut-out shall be mounted on a hot dipped galvanised steel bracket suitable for vertical mounting. o Galvanising shall be as per the requirement of BS 729.10.2 The fuse carrier shall be of the vertical opening.3.47 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 2.

2.3.5 All current carrying parts shall be of electrolytic high conductivity material with the contacts hard drawn and silver plated.11.11. The fuse holder shall be designed and manufactured to accommodate standard expulsion fuse link of the button head single tail type. 2.1 The fuse holder (carrier) shall be of the vertical opening.4 RATING The rating of the fuse holder shall be as follows:Rated voltage Rated lightening impulse withstand voltage Rated power frequency withstand voltage (wet) Rated frequency Rated short time withstand current for 3 seconds Minimum creepage distance Length 2.3.5 TESTS The fuse holder shall be inspected and tested in accordance with the requirement of this specification. 36 kV 170 kV 95 kV 50 Hz 12.3. 2.2 The fuse holder shall be suitable for use on drop out expulsion fuse isolator. shall provide adequate electrical isolation between the contact points.5 kA 1000 mm 482.48 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 2.11.3 The fuse holder shall be spring loaded at the lower end to ensure an even tension on the fuse link and adequate contact pressure to assist in expelling the link tail from the holder when fuse blows.11. single pole operation and suitable for manual removal from and in section into the fuse mount from ground level with the aid of insulated operating stick. 2.11.3.11.11.4 The fuse holder shall be designed such that it is removable from the fuse mount and when removed. 2.6 mm (19”) 48 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .3.

49 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications Part 3: Technical Schedules 49 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .

1. brochures. all in English language Note: This schedule does not in any way substitute for detailed information required elsewhere in the specification.50 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 3. drawings. customers sales records. and submitted with the Bid.1 The Guaranteed Technical Particulars Schedules shall be filled in and completed by the Bidder. 3.3 All data entered in the Schedules of Technical Guarantees are guaranteed values by the Bidder and cannot be departed from except with a written consent of the Client’s Project Manager. copies of type test reports.1 PREAMBLE 3. Guaranteed Technical Particulars these must be filled and signed by the Manufacturer for all clauses and submitted together with copies of the manufacturer’s catalogues. GUARANTEED TECHNICAL PARTICULARS.2 All documentation necessary to evaluate whether the equipment offered is in accordance with this Specification shall be submitted with the Bid. 3. 3.1. ANNEX A: 3.1. customer reference letters and details of production capacity and manufacturing experience in the manufacture of each item bid for tender evaluation.1 300mmsq ALL ALUMINIUM ALLOY CONDUCTOR – NOT REQUIRED 50 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .

altitude. wind speed etc Model/Type Reference 44 Type Number Breaking medium 55 Steelwork & components to be supplied (including components and mounting stalk for mounting on wooden or concrete poles at a height of 12m above ground level) 66 Operating mechanism Materials 77 Contacts Thickness of silver coating Contact resistance Current Moving Density blade Terminal pad Contacts Terminal connector Spare contacts (five male & five female) 88 Rating Nominal System Voltage and frequency Highest System Voltage of equipment Rated continuous current Rated short circuit withstand current & time Rated short circuit making current Breaking capacity of capacitive current Rated inductive current switching capacity Max temperature rise under rated voltage and current Breaking capacity at rated voltage Lightning impulse withstand voltage. dry. +ve One minute power frequency withstand voltage. 60s With contacts closed Across open contacts With contacts closed COMMENTS Across open contacts Creepage distance of insulator 51 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . environment (pollution severity level). 1.2 66KV DISCONNECTORS (AIR BREAK SWITCHES) REQUIREMENTS GUARANTEED NN PARTICULARS o 11 Name of the manufacturer and country of manufacture 22 Applicable standards 33 Service (indoor/outdoor).2/50µs.51 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 3. 50Hz. temperature range. humidity.

technical data. • Operation and mechanical endurance tests. drawings submitted to support the offer. 22 1. • Verification of the protection. 22 0. 22 Contract XI . List Acceptance Tests to be witnessed by KPLC Engineers at the factory List test reports (for disconnector and components) to be submitted to KPLC for approval before shipment Copy of ISO 9001:2008 Certificate submitted (indicate relevance and validity) Quality Assurance Plan Manufacturer’s Declaration of Conformity to Standards (including IEC 62271-102) Statement of compliance to tender specifications 52 April 2011 KPLC 11 7. • Operation at the temperature limits. • Electromagnetic compatibility tests. List customer sales records submitted to support the offer. • Tightness tests. date. Testing Institution and contact addresses) • Dielectric tests (Lightning Impulse and Power Frequency Withstand Tests). • Measurement of the resistance of circuits. 11 8. • Temperature rise test. 11 9. brochures.52 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 99 11 0 11 1 11 2 11 3 11 4 11 5 11 6 Minimum clearance between phases (phase centres) Minimum clearance to earth Mechanical endurance (number of close-open cycles without using spare parts) Padlocking facility in both open and closed position Degree of protection Any special assembly tools Corona prevention Manufacturer’s Guarantee and Warranty List catalogues. • Short time withstand and peak withstand current tests. List Type Test Certificates and Type Test Reports submitted with tender (indicate test report numbers.

technical documents etc. 22 6. 22 4. Guaranteed reliability and maintenance indicators: a) reliability (MTBF) b) availability (A) c) maintainability (MTTR) d) service life e) warranty period of actuating under normal service conditions without maintenance Deviations from tender specifications and supporting data. Manufacturer’s Name. ……………………………………………………………………………………………. Signature. fittings. 22 5.53 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 2. components and accessories included in scope of supply. Stamp and Date 53 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . 22 3. test reports. List and details of auxiliaries. Inspection of the disconnector and components at KPLC stores/site.

environment (pollution severity level). wind speed etc Type Model/Type Reference Number Breaking medium Steelwork & components to be supplied (including components and mounting stalks for mounting on 12m wooden or concrete poles Operating mechanism Contacts Materials Thickness of silver coating Contact resistance Current Moving blade Density Terminal pad Contacts Terminal connector Spare contacts (five male & five female) Rating Nominal System Voltage and frequency Highest System Voltage of equipment Rated continuous current Rated short circuit withstand current & time Rated short circuit making current Breaking capacity of capacitive current Rated inductive current switching capacity Max temperature rise under rated voltage and current Breaking capacity at rated voltage Lightning impulse withstand voltage. +ve One minute power frequency withstand voltage. humidity. altitude. 55. dry. REQUIREMENTS Name of the manufacturer and country of manufacture Applicable standards Service (indoor/outdoor). 88.3 33KV DISCONNECTORS (AIR BREAK SWITCHES) N 11.54 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 3. 50Hz. Creepage distance of insulator Minimum clearance between phases (phase 54 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . 66.2/50µs. 1. 33. 60s With contacts closed Across open contacts With contacts closed Across open contacts GUARANTEED COMMENTS PARTICULARS 44. 77. temperature range. 22.

55 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications centres) 55 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .

• Electromagnetic compatibility tests. • Short time withstand and peak withstand current tests. Minimum clearance to earth Mechanical endurance (number of close-open cycles without using spare parts) Padlocking facility in both open and closed position Degree of protection Any special assembly tools Corona prevention Manufacturer’s Guarantee and Warranty List catalogues. 222. Testing Institution and contact addresses) • Dielectric tests (Lightning Impulse and Power Frequency Withstand Tests). 111. List customer sales records submitted to support the offer. brochures. drawings submitted to support the offer. 220. • Measurement of the resistance of circuits. 114. List Acceptance Tests to be witnessed by KPLC Engineers at the factory List test reports (for disconnector and components) to be submitted to KPLC for approval before shipment Copy of ISO 9001:2008 Certificate submitted (indicate relevance and validity) Quality Assurance Plan Manufacturer’s Declaration of Conformity to Standards (including IEC 62271-102) Statement of compliance to tender specifications Guaranteed reliability and maintenance indicators: f) reliability (MTBF) g) availability (A) h) maintainability (MTTR) i) service life j) warranty period of actuating under normal service conditions without 56 April 2011 KPLC Contract XI . 112. 221. 113. 223. • Tightness tests. 115. 117. • Temperature rise test. 110. 116. date. • Operation and mechanical endurance tests. 119.56 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 99. technical data. • Operation at the temperature limits. 118. List Type Test Certificates and Type Test Reports submitted with tender (indicate test report numbers.

3.1 2.2.1 2.4 2.6. Deviations from tender specifications and supporting data.4.3 2.5.5.5.3 2. Stamp and Date 3.2 2.5. List and details of auxiliaries.4 (a) (i) (a) (ii) (b) (i) (b) (ii) (c) 2.5.1 2.4.5.4.5.57 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications maintenance 224.1 2.5. fittings.3 Bidder’s offer (indicate full details of the offered insulator for each requirement of the specification) 57 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC .5. test reports. Inspection of the disconnector and components at KPLC stores/site.2.4.1 2.2 2. Manufacturer’s Name.5.2 2.4.5.4.1 2.4.5.4.4.2 2.5. components and accessories included in scope of supply. Details and supporting documents submitted on manufacturer’s experience and manufacturing capacity …………………………………………………………………………………………….5.2.5. Signature.1 2.3 2.5.5. 227.5.4.5.5.5. 226.4 2.2.4.5.6.3 2.2 2. technical documents etc.4.6.5.4 66KV POST INSULATORS Clause number 2.5. 225.5.

50Hz. Stamp and Date 3. One-minute power frequency withstand voltage. size & standard 15. Specified mechanical load. Service Conditions 2. Applicable Standards 3. wet (kV) 5. Maximum System Voltage (kV) and frequency (Hz) 4. Maximum System Voltage (kV) 6. size & standard 14. Manufacturer’s Name. Material of fittings and level of corrosion protection 11. 60s. (kV) 6. Signature. Material of rod 12. Minimum creepage distance (mm) 7. 18. 50Hz. Testing Authority and contact addresses) 16. Material of housing and sheds 13. brochures. drawings and customer sales records submitted to support the offer.5 66KV COMPOSITE INSULATORS Description 1. Socket. Manufacturer’s Name. wet (kV rms) 58 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC Bidder’s offer . List of Acceptance Tests to be witnessed by KPLC Engineers at the factory 17. Length of insulator set with fittings (mm) 9. tension (kN) 8. technical data. Ball. Stamp and Date 3. List of copies of Design and Type Test Reports submitted (indicate Test Report Numbers. Applicable Standards 5. Statement of compliance to specifications Bidder’s offer ……………………………………………………………………………………………. Service Conditions 4. Type Reference Number of insulator offered 3. One-minute power frequency withstand voltage.6 33KV COMPOSITE INSULATORS Description 1. 1. Manufacturer’s name & address 2.58 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications ……………………………………………………………………………………. Signature.2/50µs pos. Inspection for Acceptance to Stores & Guarantee 19. Minimum Arcing Distance (mm) 10. Lighting impulse withstand voltage. List of catalogues.

10 Galvanizing 2.3.3. 2. Testing Authority and contact addresses) 17. Quality Assurance Plan 22. size 15. Material of fittings and level of corrosion protection 12.5-6 Insulator and sealing 2.59 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 7. ……………………………………………………………………………………………. Length of insulator with fittings (mm) 11.2-4 Type and design 2.4.3. Signature. Material of rod 13. technical documents etc.3. brochures. Copy of ISO 9001:2008 Certificate submitted (indicate validity) 21./Model No.4. Marking (indicate parameters and method of marking to be used during manufacture) 20.2.2.4.4. Suitability for both vertical & horizontal application 16.4. Lighting impulse withstand voltage. drawings and customer sales records submitted to support the offer. List of copies of Design and Type Test Reports submitted (indicate Test Report Numbers.2. Conductor groove.7 Pressure relief/ disconnector (and technical details) 2.2/50µs positive.4.7 66KV SURGE ARRESTORS (DIVERTERS) Clause Number Description Bidder’s offer Manufacturer.1 Service Conditions 2.4.3. 1.4. Manufacturer’s Name. Minimum creepage distance (mm) 9.3 RATINGS System Rated Voltage and Frequency Nominal discharge current 59 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . List of catalogues.2. Specified mechanical load (kN) 10. (kVp) 8.4. Stamp and Date 3.8 Surge counter (and technical details) 2.9 Fixing accessories and mounting 2.1 Applicable Standard(s) 2. 19.3. Deviations from tender specifications and supporting data.3.2.3. technical data. List Acceptance Tests to be witnessed by KPLC Engineers at the factory 18. test reports. Country of origin of surge arresters offered Type Reference No. dry. Material of housing and sheds 14.3.2.2.

Service Conditions 60 Contract XI April 2011 Bidder’s offer KPLC . Testing Authority and Contact Addresses) List of Tests to be witnessed by KPLC Engineers at the factory Marking Packing Manufacturer’s Guarantee and Warranty List of catalogues.5. technical data. Country of origin of surge arresters offered Type Reference No. brochures.6 Line discharge class Continuous operating voltage Creepage distance of insulator Insulation level of housing Lightning impulse residual voltage Maximum residual voltage at : 10 kA 1/2 µs 5 kA 8/20 µs 10 kA 8/20 µs 20 kA 8/20 µs 40 kA 8/20 µs 500 A 30/60 µs 1 kA 30/60 µs 2 kA 30/60 µs Temporary overvoltage for 1 s Temporary overvoltage for 10 s Energy discharge capability .60 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications 2.8 33KV SURGE ARRESTORS (DIVERTERS) Description Manufacturer. test reports and customer sales records submitted to support the offer.3./Model No.impulse Cantilever load. STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE TO SPECIFICATION …………………………………………………………………………………….thermal Energy discharge capability .3.5. dynamic List of Type Test Reports submitted (indicate Test Report Numbers.3 2. Manufacturer’s Name. drawings.2 2. Stamp and Date 3.3. Signature.

thermal Energy discharge capability .2/50 µs).61 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications System Information Highest Voltage of Equipment (Um) Basic Insulation Level (BIL) Maximum altitude of installation (a.) Neutral system earthing Maximum ambient temperature Power Frequency Electrical data Applicable Standard Rated voltage (Ur) Maximum continuous operating voltage (Uc / MCOV) Nominal discharge current (In. wet). arrester complete Mechanical data Minimum creepage distance Cantilever load. Accreditation certificate (ISO/IEC 17025) for the laboratory is required List of Tests to be witnessed by KPLC Engineers at the factory Marking (list parameters to be marked and method of marking to be used on surge arresters manufactured for KPLC) Packing Manufacturer’s Guarantee and Warranty 61 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . 8/20 µs) Line discharge class Long duration impulse current withstand (2 ms) High current impulse withstand (4/10 µs) Rated short circuit current (0.l.2 s) Maximum residual voltage at : 10 kA 1/2 µs 5 kA 8/20 µs 10 kA 8/20 µs 20 kA 8/20 µs 40 kA 8/20 µs 500 A 30/60 µs 1 kA 30/60 µs 2 kA 30/60 µs Temporary overvoltage for 1 s Temporary overvoltage for 10 s Energy discharge capability . dynamic Construction Housing List of Type Test Reports submitted (indicate Test Report Numbers.s. arrester complete Lightning Impulse withstand voltage (1. Testing Authority and Contact Addresses).impulse Power Frequency withstand voltage (1min.

technical data. test reports and customer sales records submitted to support the offer. brochures. drawings. Signature.9 66KV 400MMSQ SINGLE CORE XLPE COPPER CABLE – NOT REQUIRED 62 Contract XI April 2011 KPLC . 3. Manufacturer’s Name.62 Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd Kenya Electricity Expansion Project Section VI Schedule of Requirements Technical Specifications List of catalogues. STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE TO SPECIFICATION ……………………………………………………………………………………. Stamp and Date Note: This schedule does not in any way substitute for detailed information required elsewhere in the specification.

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