Friday, September 13, 2013

FDIS of IEC 61850-3 “General requirements” published

IEC CO has just published the 67 page FDIS (57/1391/FDIS) for the IEC 61850-3 Edition 2:
Communication networks and systems for power utility automation –
Part 3: General requirements

Ballot closes 2013-11-08

What’s new?

  1. Requirements are in line with those of other equipment used in the same environment (e.g. protection relays);
  2. Product safety added based on IEC 60255-27;
  3. EMC requirements completed and in line with IEC 60255 series and IEC 61000-6-5.

Main clauses are:

  • Environmental conditions
  • Ratings
  • Design and construction
  • Tests
  • Marking, labeling and packaging
  • Rules for transport, storage, installation, operation and maintenance
  • Product documentation

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