Interpretations

Answering questions that may arise related to the meaning of portions of an IEEE standard concerning specific applications.

IEEE Standards Interpretations for IEEE Std 450™-1995 IEEE Recommended Practice for Maintenance, Testing, and Replacement of Vented Lead-Acid Batteries for Stationary Applications

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30 October 2001

Interpretation #1
Topic:
Testing and maintaining of vented lead acid stationary batteries for substations (69 kV to 380 kV, 100 Ah to 2500 Ah). Relevant Clauses: Definitions 3.1 and 3.2; Subclauses 5.1, 6.2, 6.3, and 6.4; and Table 1.

Interpretation #2
Topic: Batteries in service at nuclear power plants whose specific gravity may approach the action limit established in their technial specificaitons. Relevant Clauses: 4.3; 4.3.1 Item h); 4.3.2 Item a); 4.3.3 Item a); 4.4.2 Item b); and Annex A.1.