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IEEE 1820-2020

IEEE Guide on the Selection of Transmission and Distribution Insulators with Respect to Cold Weather Conditions

Procedures for selecting external insulation that is likely to be subjected to an outdoor environment that includes combinations of contamination, ice, snow, or cold fog are specified by this guide. The selection methods are applicable to insulators, surge arresters, bushings, live line tools and other high voltage ac and dc apparatus with a rated voltage above 1 kV.

Sponsor Committee
DEI/SC - Standards Committee
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Joint Sponsors
PE/T&D
PEL/SC
Status
Active Standard
PAR Approval
2016-03-03
Board Approval
2020-12-03
History
Published:
2021-03-19

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society
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Sponsor Committee
DEI/SC - Standards Committee
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Working Group
P1820 WG_ICING - DEI-Performance of Insulators in Freezing Conditions
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IEEE Program Manager
Ron Hotchkiss
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Working Group Chair
William Chisholm
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1783-2009

IEEE Guide for Test Methods and Procedures to Evaluate the Electrical Performance of Insulators in Freezing Conditions

The guide specifies procedures for testing equipment when external insulation of the test object is subjected to combinations of contamination, ice, snow, or cold fog. The methods are applicable only to tests on equipment with a rated voltage above 1 kV.

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