Active Standard

IEEE 1844-2015

IEEE Standard Test Procedure for Determining Circuit Integrity Performance of Fire Resistive Cables in Nuclear Facilities

Standardization of circuit integrity cable testing is beneficial to cable manufacturers, distributors, and users. Uniform procedures, consistent, repeatable results, and measureable test acceptance criteria are required to allow comparisons among competing products and to allow selection of the correct product for the application. In nuclear power facilities, electrical cables are relied upon to safely control the plant systems. Circuit integrity cables serve as fire-resistive protection for electrical circuits. Circuit integrity cables with a 1-h or 3-h ratings are expected to protect the electrical circuit from the effects of severe fire conditions to allow for achieving and maintaining safe shutdown conditions and suppression activities.

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PE/IC - Insulated Conductors
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Status
Active Standard
PAR Approval
2011-11-09
Board Approval
2015-12-05
History
ANSI Approved:
2017-05-08
Published:
2016-04-08

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Power and Energy Society
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Sponsor Committee
PE/IC - Insulated Conductors
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Working Group
D19W/P1844_WG - Functionality Testing for Circuit Integrity Cables Used in Nuclear Facilities
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IEEE Program Manager
Ron Hotchkiss
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Working Group Chair
Gabriel Taylor
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