This standard has brought considerable clarity in technical interpretation. Iec 604391 cei en 61439 1 regole generali cei en 61439 2 quadri di potenza iec 604393 cei en 61439 3 quadri di distribuzione iec 604394 cei en 61439 4 quadri per cantiere iec 604395 cei en 61439 5 quadri distrib. The new standard iec 61439 low voltage switchgear and. Sep 15, 2016 the new standard for low voltage switchgear and control assemblies is iec 61439 series. This first edition of iec 61439 6 cancels and replaces the third edition of iec 60439 2 2000 and its amendment 1 2005, and constitutes a technical revision. Part 6 of iec 61439 lays down the definitions and states the service conditions, construction requirements, technical characteristics and test requirements for low voltage bts.
Introduction market situation objectives of the new standard 2. Matthias kratzke jurgen dufner basic standards definitions of personal protection, calculation and test procedures, assessment bases iec 60364441 iec tr 60664 2 1 iec 60529 protection against electric shock insulation coordination test devices and test procedures requirements for special. Use the download button below or simple online reader. Part 2 of the standard defines the specific requirements of power switchgear and controlgear assemblies psc assemblies, the rated voltage of which does not exceed 1,000 v a. This standard applies to all bts whether they are designed, manufactured and verified on a oneoff basis or fully standardized and manufactured in quantity. Home download center electrical engineering books and technical guides abbs power system protection practices the standard iec 61439 practice workbook. Iec 61439 clarifies that there is a difference between constructional requirements and internal separation. Supplementary requirements for bts forming part of a machine are covered by the iec 60204 series. All bsi british standards available online in electronic and print formats. Download scribd documents, issuu magazines quickly for free. Testing and certification of low voltage switchgear and. Iec61439 electrical conductor electrical resistance and.
The new iec 61439 series is expected to have a similar structure to iec 60439 with several new additions. This document is only used for personal research purposes and not to used for. Kemas project manager for industrial components, henk kormelink, explains. The scope of the test is to obtain with reasonable accuracy the highest possible temperature. The new 2012 edition of bs 61439 2 is the latest publication resulting from the continuing major restructure and renumbering of the bs en 60439 bs en 61439 series, and supersedes the 2011 edition. Iec 60439, the standard for lowvoltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies, was under restructuring from the last decade. This document is only used for personal research purposes and not to used for business or other.
Bts for which the rated voltage does not exceed 1 000 v in case of a. Testing calculation compliance with construction rules eniec 60079 standards concerning explosion protection. This edition of iec 61439 5 includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the latest edition of iec 604395. As a result manufacturers and testing bodies often treated partially typetested assemblies november 2008 march 2009 introduction to iec 61439. Iec 61439 fully satisfies the requirements of designers and users of new generation lv switchboards. This was the aim of an international project group which had been working on a task named radical restructuring and revision of iec 60439 series since 1998. Introduction the new standard iec 61439 lowvoltage switchgear and control gear assemblies came into force in november 2014. Login to read unlimited books, audiobooks, magazines, snapshots and access to tens of millions of documents. It is a replacement for iec60439 and is now the industry standard requirement for all low voltage switchgear and controlgear panel assemblies iec. Iec 61439 62012 lowvoltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies part 6busbar trunking systems busways this document was uploaded by 989me. Acae page 4 of 5 arrangement shall be detailed in the test report. What is the difference between the new iec 61439 low voltage. This part of the iec 61439 series lays down the definitions and states the service conditions, construction requirements, technical characteristics and verification requirements for lowvoltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies. A new standard, iec 61439, which governs the safety and performance of electrical panels, was published in january 2009.
Scribd is the worlds largest social reading and publishing site. This standard withdraws the previous standard iec 60439. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2009. Refer table 1 the iec 60439 standards were ambiguous about how to assess compliance of partially type tested assemblies. Iec 614391 1 and iec 614392 2 standards and their interpreta tion are the subject of many articles and workplace discussions with little attention to that which follows compliance. Assemblies can be manufactured in accordance with either standard thru the phase out period. When you search for files video, music, software, documents etc, you will always find highquality iec 61439. The new series of iec 61439 standards were published in january 2009. Aug 19, 2016 the iec 61439 standard series defines clear regulations for lowvoltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies. Bs en 614392 defines the specific requirements of power switchgear and controlgear assemblies, with rated voltage not exceed v a. Iec 61439 verification and validation international.
Beama comments on the change from iec 60439 to iec 61439. This change will affect panel and systems builders in the uk, and voltimum uk managing editor james hunt introduces this. Thus, the international electrotechnical committee carried out an indepth reform of these standards, which led to the publication of the new renumbered series iec 61439. Iec 61439, which governs the safety and performance of electrical panels, was published in january 2009. Supplementary requirements for assemblies forming part of a machine are covered by the iec 60204 series. Consultants and endusers are increasingly requesting compliance to this standard, which leads to confusion in the local market. Your reference guide to safe and reliable lv switchboards. Important definitions to understand the standard are. Busbar trunking systems busways standard by britishadopted european standard, 09302012. Guide design and assembly according to iec 61439 en 61439. This capability, and the product specification, is the subject of testing which is covered by the iec 61439 standard and which provides vital information for building a safe assembly. Cable size calculation, busbar size calculation according iec 61439 1 standard download automation software documentation. Note 1 throughout this standard, the term assembly see 3. The abb referred to as the company in this article mns switch gear solution has been subjected to iec 614392 2 compliance test.
Busbar systems and iec 61439 standards rittal the system. The first thing to note is, although the new iec standards already apply in many parts of the world, they are still awaiting european. Project manager industrial components, member of sc 17d mt11 the new iec 61439 series, technical seminar, 10 november 2010, singapore 2 contents 1. This change will affect panel and systems builders in the uk, and voltimum uk managing editor james hunt introduces this voltibulletin. The principal standard for lowvoltage power switchgear and controlgear assemblies is bs en 61439 2, when read in conjunction with the general rules document, bs en 61439 1 assemblies conforming to this standard are deemed to satisfy the essential requirements of both the low voltage directive and the emc directive and may bear the ce marking.
Stahl switchgear and controlgear assemblies e compliance with the standards is ensured by the routine verification e routine verification is ensured by. Iec 61439 2, and the compliance with the general rules iec 61439 1 is always implicit. The exit of the previous bs en 60439 standards made way for an all new iec bs en 61439 2 document. Busbar testing, in fact, was revolutionised following the introduction of the standard which came into force in november 2014.
Iec 61439 is the international electrotechnical commission standard which covers low voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies. Iec 61439 12009 lowvoltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies part 1 general rules this document was uploaded by 989me. Le norme sui quadri elettrici ceien 614391 e 2 codificate. Iec 614391 2009 lowvoltage switchgear and controlgear en. Iec 61439 standard for low voltage switchgear and controlgear iec 61439 standard for low voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies. Iec 61439 the rule is two parts for each type of assembly.
In january this year, parts 1 and 2 of iec 61439 were published. Matthias kratzke jurgen dufner basic standards definitions of personal protection, calculation and test procedures, assessment bases iec 60364441 iec tr 6066421 iec 60529 protection against electric shock insulation coordination test devices and test procedures requirements for special. Form of separation does not specify the construction if each functional unit is to be contained in its own compartment that is what should be stated. The compliance of an assembly is declared referring to the specific assembly standard e. Particular requirements for busbar trunking systems busways tc 121sc 121b. This standard does not apply to the specific types of assemblies covered by other parts of the iec 61439 series, to supply track systems in accordance with iec 60570, to cable trunking and ducting systems in accordance with the iec 61084 series, nor to power track systems in accordance with the iec. Short circuit withstand test verification of assembly by design rules is.
The standard gives details on the requirements of these products through testing and other verification methods. South africa adopted iec 61439 low voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies in sans 61439, but has still not incorporated these documents into the wiring code. Iec 60439 vs iec 61439 introduction the new series of iec 61439 standards were published in january 2009. Iec 61439 describes the definitions and states the service conditions, construction requirements, technical characteristics. Published on august 19, 2016 august 19, 2016 105 likes 7 comments. The sentence tta switchgear according to iec 604391 is now replaced by power switchgear and. Assemblies for which the rated voltage does not exceed 1 000 v in case of a. This change will affect panel and systems builders in the uk, and voltimum uk managing editor james hunt introduces. General rules standard to be referred to by subsidiary product parts of iec 61439 series. If search results are not what you looking for please give us feedback on where we canor should improve.
The iec 61439 standard series defines clear regulations for. The new standard follows the philosophy of iec 60947 series i. Open type assemblies are not covered by this standard. In january 2009 the iec 61439, the new standard for lowvoltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies, was published. Other parts may be added for the time being, iec 61439 will overlap with iec 60439. For special operating conditions see iec 61439, section 7.
Iec standards are today legal or market references. The file extension pdf and ranks to the documents category. One important aspect emphasised in the iec 61439 is the earthing system as this has important consequences for planing the electrical circuits. Verification of compliance with the general requirements of the iec 61439 1 standard and the relevant iec 61439 2.
The national differences and group differences, national deviations, special national conditions snc and regulatory requirements, are based solely on information provided to the secretariat by the iecee member bodies andor ncbs and other sources. Design verified to new 61439 standards elsteel uk ltd. The text of document 17d441fdis, future edition 2 of iec 61439 1, prepared by sc 17d, lowvoltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies, of iec tc 17, switchgear and controlgear was submitted to the iec cenelec parallel vote and approved by cenelec as en 61439 1. After more than 30 years without significant change, we have been given a powerful set of new standards for electrical panels and switchboards. This standard cannot be used alone to specify an assembly or used for a purpose of determining conformity. This standard applies to lowvoltage switchgear and control gear assemblies assemblies for which the rated voltage does not exceed 1 000 v in case of a. Cable size calculation busbar size calculation according. The new iec 61439 standard history of restructuring the iec 60439 standard the new. The first issue pertains to the strict rules surrounding device substitution. Iec 61439 1 en 61439 1 general requirements for lowvoltage switchgear assemblies iec 61439 2 en 61439 2 power switchgear and controlgear assembly psc power switchgear and iec 61439 3 en 61439 3 distribution boards intended to be operated by ordinary persons dbo distribution boards intended to iec 61439 4 en 61439 4. This second edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the last edition of iec 61439 2.
A lowvoltage switchgear and controlgear assembly that is used to distribute and control electric power for all kinds of loads in industrial, commercial and similar applications in which operation by laypersons is not intended din en iec 61439 2. Our filtering technology ensures that only latest iec 61439. This first edition of iec 61439 5 cancels and replaces the second edition of iec 604395 2006, and constitutes a technical revision. Cesis webinar on iec ts 63107 will take place on april 16th 09. Iec 62271 202 standards en free download as powerpoint presentation. Part 2 contains specific requirements for power switchgear and controlgear assemblies.747 1361 669 863 1285 138 1102 656 357 603 294 915 1337 37 217 1458 1471 951 459 19 222 1270 1358 1499 430 1402 1138 152 574 1160 367 898 704 1303 85