BS EN 61230:2008 - Live working. Portable equipment for earthing or earthing and short-circuiting

BS EN 61230:2008

Live working. Portable equipment for earthing or earthing and short-circuiting

Status : Current   Published : March 2009



IEC 61230:2008 is applicable to portable equipment, with or without matching connection points, for temporary earthing or earthing and short-circuiting of electrically isolated or de-energized a.c. and d.c. installations, distribution and transmission networks, whether they are overhead or underground or of low or high voltage. This standard covers equipment comprising an earthing or a short-circuiting or an earthing and short-circuiting device and insulating component. The performance of equipment, devices and components covered by this standard is based on electro-dynamic and electro-thermal effects acting during short-circuit. The withstand capability of the devices and equipment is expressed by their rated values of current, time and peak factor. No rated voltage is given, but the geometrical dimensions of the equipment are also linked to the voltage of the installation. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 1993. It constitutes a technical revision. The major changes are:

- extension of the scope to cover the use of equipment on d.c. installations;

- extension of the use of aluminium to all conductive parts of the device;

- possibility of using this standard for separate components of the equipment;

- general revision of requirements and tests;

- revision of existing annexes;

- introduction of a new informative Annex D giving guidelines for determination of the equivalent r.m.s. value of a short-circuit current and of a new normative Annex F on classification of defects.

Standard NumberBS EN 61230:2008
TitleLive working. Portable equipment for earthing or earthing and short-circuiting
Publication Date31 March 2009
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60068-2-42:2003, EN 60068-2-11:1999, IEC 60811-3-1:1985/AMD 1:1994, EN 60811-3-1:1995/AMD 1:1996, HD 588.1 S1:1991, IEC 60811-2-1:1998, EN 61477:2002/AMD 1:2002, IEC 60811-2-1:1998/AMD 1:2001, IEC 61138:2007, EN 60811-1-4:1995, EN 60068-2-42:2003, EN 61318:2008, IEC 61477:2001, IEC 60811-1-4:1985/AMD 1:1993, IEC 60811-3-1:1985/AMD 2:2001, IEC 61318:2007, EN 60811-3-1:1995, EN 60811-1-4:1995/AMD 2:2001, EN 61477:2002/AMD 2:2005, EN 60811-2-1:1998/AMD 1:2001, IEC 61477:2001/AMD 1:2002, EN 61138:2007, IEC 60811-1-4:1985/AMD 2:2001, IEC 60811-1-4:1985/Corregendum:1986, EN 61477:2002, EN 60811-3-1:1995/AMD 2:2001, IEC 61477:2001/AMD 2:2004, EN 60811-2-1:1998, IEC 60068-2-11:1981, IEC 60811-1-4:1985, IEC 60811-3-1:1985, IEC 60060-1:1989
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60050-101:1998, IEC TS 60479-1:2005/AMD1:2016, IEC 60050-195:1998, IEC 60071-2:1996, IEC 61235:1993, IEC 60050-121:1998, IEC 60865-1:1993, IEC 60050-651:1999, IEC 60050-601:1985, ASTM F2249-03, IEC 60071-1:2006, IEC 60050-601:1985/AMD 1:1998, IEC 60050-121:1998/AMD 1:2002, IEC 60228:2004, IEEE 516-2003, IEC 62475, IEC 61936-1:2002, IEC/TS 61201, IEC 60909-0, EN 50508:2008, IEEE 1048-2003, IEC 61472:2004, IEC 60909-0:2001, IEC 60050-151:2001, IEC/TS 60865-2:1994, IEC 60743:2001/AMD 1:2008, IEC 60743:2001, ISO 9000:2005, IEC/TR 60909-1:2002, ASTM F855-04, IEC 60855, IEC 60832, ISO 48:2007, IEC 60050-195:1998/AMD 1:2001
ReplacesBS EN 61230:1996
International RelationshipsEN 61230:2008,IEC 61230:2008
Draft Superseded By07/30170224 DC
DescriptorsElectrical protection equipment, Instructions for use, Type testing, Short-circuit currents, Maintenance, Fatigue testing, Portable, Electrical insulation devices, Electric power transmission lines, Electrical safety, Electrical testing, Bars (materials), Test equipment, Acceptance (approval), Earthing, Bend testing, Electric cables, Humidity, Electrical insulation, Live working, Clamps (mechanical), Torsion testing, Selection, Testing conditions, Marking, Short-circuit current tests, Electric power transmission networks, Mechanical testing, Definitions
Title in FrenchTravaux sous tension. Equipements portables de mise à la terre ou de mise à la terre et en court-circuit
Title in GermanArbeiten unter Spannung. Ortsveränderliche Geräte zum Erden oder Erden und Kurzschließen
ISBN978 0 580 60057 9
File Size1.638 MB

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