INTERNATIONAL STANDARD IEC 62271-111/IEEE C37.60
High voltage switchgear and controlgear – Part 111: Overhead, pad-mounted, dry vault, and submersible automatic circuit reclosers and fault interrupters for alternating current systems up to 38 kV
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International Standard IEC/IEEE 62271-111 has been processed through IEC subcommittee 17A: High-voltage switchgear and controlgear, of IEC technical committee 17: Switchgear and controlgear.
The text of this standard is based on the following documents:
IEEE Std FDIS Report on voting
C37.60 (2003) 17A/737/FDIS 17A/746/RVD
Full information on the voting for the approval of this standard can be found in the report on
voting indicated in the above table.
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The committee has decided that the contents of this publication will remain unchanged
The list of all the parts of IEC 62271 series, under the general title High-voltage switchgear
and controlgear, can be found on the IEC website.
This standard applies to all overhead, pad-mounted, dry vault, and submersible single- or multipole alternating current automatic circuit reclosers and fault interrupters for rated maximum voltages above 1000 V and up to 38 kV.
In order to simplify this standard where possible, the term recloser/FI (reclosers/FIs) has been substituted for automatic circuit recloser or fault interrupter or both.
NOTE—When reclosers are applied in a substation, special considerations may apply, see 188.8.131.52.3.
This standard shall be used in conjunction with the following publications. When the following publications are superseded by an approved revision, the revision shall apply.
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