BS EN IEC 60296:2020 - Fluids for electrotechnical applications. Mineral insulating oils for electrical equipment

BS EN IEC 60296:2020

Fluids for electrotechnical applications. Mineral insulating oils for electrical equipment

Status : Current   Published : August 2020



IEC 60296:2020 provides specifications and test methods for unused and recycled mineral insulating oils. It applies to mineral oil delivered according to the contractual agreement, intended for use in transformers, switchgear and similar electrical equipment in which oil is required for insulation and heat transfer. Both unused oil and recycled oil under the scope of this document have not been used in, nor been in contact with electrical equipment or other equipment not required for manufacture, storage or transport. Unused oils are obtained by refining, modifying and/or blending of petroleum products and other hydrocarbons from virgin feedstock. Recycled oils are produced from oils previously used as mineral insulating oils in electrical equipment that have been subjected to re-refining or reclaiming (regeneration) by processes employed offsite. Such oils will have originally been supplied in compliance with a recognized unused mineral insulating oil specification. This document does not differentiate between the methods used to recycle mineral insulating oil. Oils treated on-site (see IEC 60422) are not within the scope of this document. Oils with and without additives are both within the scope of this document. This document does not apply to mineral insulating oils used as impregnating medium in cables or capacitors. This fifth edition cancels and replaces the fourth edition published in 2012. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: – This International Standard is applicable to specifications and test methods for unused and recycled mineral insulating oils in the delivered state. – Within the transformer insulating oils, two groups, Type A and Type B, are defined, based on their performance. – A new method for stray gassing under thermo-oxidative stress of mineral insulating oils, which has been tested in a joint round robin test (RRT) between CIGRE D1 and IEC technical committee 10, has been included.

Standard NumberBS EN IEC 60296:2020
TitleFluids for electrotechnical applications. Mineral insulating oils for electrical equipment
Publication Date26 August 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 62021-2, ASTM D7042, EN 60475, EN ISO 14596, IEC 62961, EN 60247, EN 62697-1, EN 61198, IEC 61868, ASTM D7896, EN ISO 3675, ISO 14596, IEC 60814, EN 60814, IP 346, ISO 3104, IEC 61198, ISO 3819, EN 62021-2, EN ISO 2719, EN 61620, IEC 60475, IEC 60247, EN ISO 12185, HD 488 S1:1987, EN 60666:2010, EN 62535:2009, IEC 62535:2008, IEC 60666:2010, EN 60422:2013, EN 60567:2011, IEC 60422:2013, EN IEC 61125:2018, IEC 60567:2011, IEC 61125:2018, IEC 60628:1985, EN 62021-1, ISO 2049, ISO 3016, EN ISO 3016, DIN 51353, ISO 8754, IEC 60156, ISO 2719, IEC 62021-1, EN ISO 3819, EN 61619, EN 61868, IEC 60970, IEC 62697-1, EN IEC 62961, EN 60970, ASTM D6591, EN ISO 3104, ASTM D1500, EN ISO 8754, ASTM D971, ISO 3675, ISO 12185, IEC 61619, IEC 61620
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 60076-2, ISO 6247, DIN 51423-1, ISO 20623, EN 16143, IEC 60590, ISO 5661, ASTM D974, EN ISO 2592, IEC 60076-2, ASTM D93, ASTM D97, IEC 60867, DIN 51350-3, HD 382 S1, EN 12766-2, ASTM D664, ASTM D877, ISO 2592, EN 60867, ASTM D445, ASTM D924, ASTM D92, IEC 60076-7
ReplacesBS EN 60296:2012
International RelationshipsEN IEC 60296:2020,IEC 60296:2020
Draft Superseded By18/30364694 DC
DescriptorsIdentification methods, Liquid electrical insulating materials, Transformers, Petroleum, Specifications, Heat transfer media, Electrical insulating materials, Mineral oils, Classification systems, Chemical analysis and testing, Test methods, Switchgear, Insulating oils, Electrical equipment, Physical properties of materials
Title in FrenchFluides pour applications électrotechniques. Huiles minérales isolantes pour matériel électrique
Title in GermanFlüssigkeiten für elektrotechnische Anwendungen. Isolieröle auf Mineralölbasis für elektrische Betriebsmittel
ISBN978 0 580 51018 2
File Size2.064 MB

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