IEC 60831-2:2014 

Shunt power capacitors of the self-healing type for a.c. systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1 000 V - Part 2: Ageing test, self-healing test and destruction test


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IEC 60831-2:2014 applies to capacitors according to IEC 60831-1 and gives the requirements for the ageing test, self-healing test and destruction test for these capacitors. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 1995. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- Updating of the normative references;
- Discharge cycles before ageing test carried out at ambient temperature;
- Alternative Self-healing test at d.c. voltage;
- Modified acceptance conditions after Self-healing test;
- Modifications to Destruction test. Keywords: IEC 60831-1, requirements for the ageing test, self-healing test and destruction test for capacitors

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2014-02-12
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 33 - Power capacitors and their applicationsrss
ICS29.120.99 - Other electrical accessories
31.060.70 - Power capacitors
Stability date  2023
File size1068 KB

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