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Reference EN 60831-1:1996/A1:2003
Title Shunt power capacitors of the self-healing type for a.c. systems having a rated voltage up to and including 1 kV - Part 1: General - Performance, testing and rating - Safety requirements - Guide for installation and operation
Project Number 14560
Abstract/Scope Applies to self-healing capacitor units and banks intended to be used, in particular, for power-factor correction of a.c. power systems of up to and including 1000 V rated voltage and frequency 15 Hz to 60 Hz. Also applies to capacitors intended for use in power filter circuits.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-02-10
Current Stage code deadline 2003-11-01
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Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 33
Reference Document IEC 60831-1:1996/A1:2002 (EQV)
ICS 29.120.99 - Other electrical accessories
31.060.70 - Power capacitors
Keywords Capacitor; Shunt power capacitor; Self-healing; AC; Safety
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Deadline Date
6060 2003-02-10 2003-11-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2003-02-01 2003-06-01  
5061 2002-11-26 2003-02-01  
5020 2002-06-21 2002-08-23  
4099 2002-06-18 2002-06-21  
4020 2001-06-29 2001-11-30  
3099 2001-06-25 2001-06-29  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-02-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-02-10
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-05-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-11-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-02-01


Superseded by FprEN 60831-1:2013
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(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

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(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.