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Reference EN 60831-2:1996
Title Shunt power capacitors of the self-healing type for a.c. systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1 kV - Part 2: Ageing test, self-healing test and destruction test
Project Number 6997
Abstract/Scope Applies to capacitors according to EN 60831-1 and gives the requirements for ageing test, self-healing test and destruction test for these capacitors.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1996-03-25
Current Stage code deadline 1996-12-01
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Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 33
Reference Document IEC 60831-2:1995 (EQV)
ICS 31.060.70 - Power capacitors
Keywords Capacitor; Shunt power capacitor; Self-healing; Test; Ageing test
Note EN following parallel vote
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Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1996-03-25 1996-12-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1996-03-05 1996-04-05  
5062 1995-12-11 1996-03-05  
1090 1995-08-21 1995-12-21  
5020 1995-08-04 1995-10-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1996-03-05
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1996-03-25
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1996-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1996-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1996-12-01


Supersedes EN 60831-2:1993
Superseded by FprEN 60831-2:2013
Normative reference (6) IEC 60241:1968
EN 60831-1:1993
HD 525.1 S1:1989
EN 60931-1:1993

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