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2 Grounding


Section 16411 Page 1

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Section 16050 Section Section 16114 Section 16120 Section 16127 Section 16128 Section Section 16451

DESCRIPTION OF EQUIPMENT .1 High voltage outdoor low profile vacuum switchgear shall consist of a lineup including loop feeder breakers, feeder breakers, metering sections, station power transformers to form a complete working assembly as indicated on the drawings and as herein described. .2 Each cubicle shall be provided with ventilation louvers and provisions for pad- locking (Locks shall be supplied by Owner). SUBMITTALS .1 Submit shop drawings and product data in accordance with Section l6050. .2 Indicate: .1 Floor anchoring method and foundation template. .2 Dimensioned cable entry and exit locations. .3 Dimensioned position and size of bus. .4 Overall length, height and depth. .5 Dimensioned layout of internal and front panel-mounted components. .6 Shipping sections and weights. .3 Submit coordination and short circuit study. MAINTENANCE DATA .1 Provide data for incorporation into Maintenance Manuals, as specified in Section 16050. MAINTENANCE MATERIALS .1 Provide a full set of maintenance parts as recommended by the manufacturer for five (5) years minimum of operation. SOURCE QUALITY CONTROL .1 Refer to Section 16050. STANDARDS .1 All equipment shall conform to applicable CSA, CEMA, NEMA, EEMAC and other industryaccepted standards in regard to design, construction, testing and performance, as well as any additional requirements of this specification. COORDINATION AND SHORT CIRCUIT STUDY .1 Manufacturer of power distribution equipment shall perform a distribution coordination and short circuit study and submit to Consultant. Include cost of study in base price. HIGH VOLTAGE DISTRIBUTION SWITCHGEAR (5KV CLASS) .1 High voltage switchgear shall be outdoor low profile pad mounted of metal enclosed construction mounted on a steel channel base. .2 High voltage switchgear shall meet the requirements of the local electrical inspection authority and Hydro Utility.
Date revised December 18, 2012


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Loop feed key interlocks.3 Low profile design with internal barriered wire way to facilitate bottom cable entry and exit. 24" wide and 36" deep.16 kV.R.4 .E. 2012 . All 5KV cable to be terminated with compressed terminal end. 4. All others shown as alternate. Stephenson Mfg. Stand shall include trim plates and shall be finished to match switchgear. Three phase current transducers where indicated. . Dimensions shall not exceed 60" high.10 . Bus bars in cable connection compartments shall be fully insulated. and shall be suitable for top or bottom cable entry. . Interrupter shall be rated 600 amp 3 pole maximum 4.R. The switchgear shall be constructed of minimum 12 gauge zinc wipe coat rust resistant steel. High voltage switchgear shall include all components necessary to form a complete working assembly including but not limited to the following: 600 ampere (draw-out) vacuum breakers manually operable with shunt trip.University of Manitoba Req.2 Switchgear shall be constructed of minimum 11 gauge zinc wipe coat rust resistant steel with zinc rich primer and 2 coats Epoxy Enamel.I. fault closing. S&C Fuses.5 Constructed to CSA4 Standards. 50/51 protective relays in separate control section. low profile design with cell dimensions not to exceed 72" high. . 3 wire. 3 spares in door.11 2. Style SM5.2 High voltage switchgear shall be rated 600 amperes. 115 MVA.J. colour shall be ASA61 grey.9 Provide hot dip galvanized mounting stand to match dimensions of existing adjacent stand in tunnel.5 mil dry coat thickness. resistant Urethane Enamel to minimum 1. 60 kV B. 48" wide and 36" deep. transducers. . Compartment key interlocks. copper. Indoor switchgear shall be sprinkler proof.8 kV with 40 kA Rms Symm. Construction shall be to CSA 4 standards with minimum 6" snow clearance below all outer doors. Switch shall be provided with visual indication to show contacts open.C Rms Symm. c/w blown Fuse indicators. . design.6 Load interrupter shall be quick make/quick break manually operated with external weatherproof handle.I.L. Standard of acceptance . Relaying accuracy current transformers as shown on the drawings. High voltage switchgear shall be front accessible only. Date revised December 18. Strip heaters and thermostats to maintain O°C c/w associated wiring to feed heater. . 4. 40KA.8 . All doors or panels shall be of tamper proof construction. Colour shall be ASA61 Grey.V.9 .8 Provide suitable warning nameplates.6 .5 HIGH VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR DISTRIBUTION Section 16411 Page 2 . . Live line indicators. Site type: Elkor P300-2.1 Single cell low profile load interrupter rated 600 amp. # . protective relays and current transformers. Finish shall be 2 coats of U. 60 kV bil. High voltage switchgear shall include provision for future extension. All surfaces within six inches of base and all sheared and welded surfaces shall be prepped with one coat of zinc rich primer.4 Internal hinged mesh screen.7 Key interlocks shall prevent access to cell interior when interrupter is in closed position.3 .8 kV max. Spare cells shall be complete with all components and mounting hardware except breakers. A 600 ampere continuous copper ground bus shall be provided. LOAD INTERRUPTER SWITCHGEAR . All bus bars shall be tin plated F. . Station power transformers with primary and secondary fuse protection.7 . Site type: Toshiba VK16S-MLD/U16-LS. Site type: Basler BEl-5l.

. remove foreign material. .1 Perform tests in accordance with Section 16050. .11 3.2 Verification test . . TESTS .2 Identify equipment with Size 5 nameplates.A.8 Install key interlocks to meet with Owners’ and Consultants’ approval.5 Commissioning tests. .1 HIGH VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR DISTRIBUTION Section 16411 Page 3 Continuous copper ground bus.1 Hi-pot test .University of Manitoba Req. to verify correct functioning. Commissioning Guide for Electrical Apparatus. .10 Seal all openings in concrete pads to prevent entry of moisture. 3. EQUIPMENT IDENTIFICATION . . . Line 2 – Fuse Size. . Stephenson. Submit test results with Manuals. .2 Operate load interrupter and circuit breakers closing and tripping mechanisms.3 Check insulation of switchgear assembly with 5000V megger. .3 Check factory-made connections for mechanical security and electrical continuity. clean and dry switchgear and repeat tests until readings are acceptable to the Consultant.7 Check for proper sequence of operation of mechanical and electrical interlocks.3 Ductor test of contacts .6 After finishing work. Line 3 – Wire Size. .4 Control section test . Line 1 – Building Name & Transformer ID or Switch ID.8 Program respective relay settings in accordance with approved coordination study and test with approved relay tester.4 Check phase rotation of each feeder.J.1 Set and secure cubicles in place. . . . Standard of Acceptance . inspection authority and Hydro utility.9 Install nameplate labels. All other products shall be shown as alternate. .4 Run grounding conductors as indicated on the drawings.2 3. including dust.R.3 Date revised December 18. rigid. If values are not satisfactory.2 Interconnect cubicles and closed coupled transformers with bus link connections supplied by manufacturer.1 Provide equipment identification in accordance with Section 16050.5 Energize switchgear and check for proper functioning of instruments and satisfactory phase balance of loads.5 Connect outgoing and incoming cables complete with stress cones.7 Check fuse sizes and relay settings against shop drawings. # .10 . before energizing switchgear. plumb and square on housekeeping pad.E. . 2012 . INSTALLATION .6 Provide the following on-site tests prior to energization of the switchgear by the Hydro utility: . as outlined in the C.