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Reference EN 60143-1:2004
Title Series capacitors for power systems - Part 1: General
Project Number 15497
Abstract/Scope Applies to both capacitor units and capacitor banks intended to be used connected in series with an a.c. transmission or distribution line or circuit forming part of an a.c. power system having a frequency of 15 Hz to 60 Hz. Focuses primarily on transmission application. The series capacitor units and banks are usually intended for high-voltage power systems. This standard is applicable to the complete voltage range. This standard formulates uniform rules regarding performance, testing and rating, formulates specific safety rules and serves as a guide for installation and operation.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2004-03-26
Current Stage code deadline 2004-12-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 33
Reference Document IEC 60143-1:2004 (EQV)
ICS 31.060.70 - Power capacitors
Keywords Capacitor; Series capacitor; Power system
Special National Condition(s)  


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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2004-03-26 2004-12-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2004-03-01 2004-07-01  
5061 2004-01-26 2004-03-01  
5020 2003-10-03 2003-12-05  
4099 2003-05-30 2003-05-31  
4020 2002-10-04 2003-03-07  
3099 2002-10-01 2002-10-04  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2004-03-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2004-03-26
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2004-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2004-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2007-03-01


Supersedes EN 60143-1:1993
EN 60143-1:1993/corrigendum Oct. 1994
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEEE Std 693:1997
HD 588.1 S1:1991
EN 60071-1:1995
EN 60071-2:1997
EN 60143-2:1994
EN 60143-3:1998
IEC 60549:1976
IEC/TR 60815:1986
IEC 60871-2:1999

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