IEC TS 60871-3:2015+AMD1:2023 CSV 
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Shunt capacitors for AC power systems having a rated voltage above 1 000 V - Part 3: Protection of shunt capacitors and shunt capacitor banks


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IEC TS 60871-3:2015+AMD1:2023 which is a technical specification, gives guidance on the protection of shunt capacitors and shunt capacitor banks. it applies to capacitors according to IEC 60871-1. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2005. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- Clearer writing of formulas on energy limitation for expulsion fuses;
- Updated normative references and bibliography;
- A new clause for synchronized switching has been added. Keywords: shunt capacitors, shunt capacitor banks

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Publication typeTechnical Specification
Publication date2023-08-22
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 33 - Power capacitors and their applicationsrss
ICS29.240.99 - Other equipment related to power transmission and distribution networks
31.060.70 - Power capacitors
Stability date  2026
File size1291 KB

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