IEC 60252-1:2010+AMD1:2013 CSV 
Consolidated version

AC motor capacitors - Part 1: General - Performance, testing andrating - Safety requirements - Guidance for installation and operation

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Abstract

IEC 60252-1:2010+A1:2013 applies to motor capacitors intended for connection to windings of asynchronous motors supplied from a single-phase system having a frequency up to and including 100 Hz, and to capacitors to be connected to three-phase asynchronous motors so that these motors may be supplied from a single-phase system. This standard covers impregnated or unimpregnated capacitors having a dielectric of paper, plastic film, or a combination of both, either metallized or with metal-foil electrodes, with rated voltages up to and including 660 V. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- the definition of "segmented capacitors" has been added in 3.6;
- the definition of "classes of operation" has been clarified, with the addition of the concept of "probable life" with reference to statistics, in 3.9;
- the following wording "Operation above the rated voltage will reduce the life expectancy of the capacitor" has been introduced in 6.1.
- some clarifications have been added to Clause 8, Marking, mainly for small capacitors. This consolidated version consists of the second edition (2010) and its amendment 1 (2013). Therefore, no need to order amendment in addition to this publication.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2013-08-29
Edition2.1
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 33 - Power capacitors and their applicationsrss
ICS31.060.30 - Paper and plastics capacitors
31.060.70 - Power capacitors
Stability date  2020
Pages134
File size1952 KB

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