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IEEE C57.131-2024

IEEE Standard Performance Requirements and Test Methods for Tap-Changers

Electrical and mechanical performance and test requirements for on-load tap-changers of both resistor and reactor types, de-energized tap-changers, and their motor-drive mechanisms installed in power and distribution transformers, reactors, and voltage regulators are covered.

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PE/TR - Transformers
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Status
Active Standard
PAR Approval
2020-12-03
Superseding
C57.131-2012
Board Approval
2024-02-15
History
Published:
2024-05-24

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Power and Energy Society
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Sponsor Committee
PE/TR - Transformers
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Working Group
TapChgr - Power Transformers - Tap Changers
IEEE Program Manager
Patrycja Jarosz
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Working Group Chair
Craig Colopy

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60214-2-2019

IEEE/IEC International Standard for TAP-changers --Part 2: Application guidelines

This part of IEC 60214 is intended to assist in the selection of tap-changers designed in accordance with IEC 60214-1 or IEEE Std C57.131 for use in conjunction with the tapped windings of transformers or reactors. Requirements, references and definitions relevant to either IEC 60214-1 or IEEE Std C57.131 are given and their use is described in Clause 4. It is also intended to assist in understanding the various types of tap-changers and their associated equipment available. These application guidelines cover on-load tap-changers (resistor and reactor types) and de-energized tap-changers.

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C57.131-1995

IEEE Standard Requirements for Load Tap Changers

Electrical and mechanical performance and test requirements for load tap changers installed in power transformers and voltage regulating transformers of all voltage and kVA ratings are covered.

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C57.131-2012

IEEE Standard Requirements for Tap Changers

This standard covers electrical and mechanical performance and test requirements for tap changers installed in voltage regulating power and distribution transformers of all voltage and kVA ratings. It covers load tap changers (LTCs), also known as on-load tap changers (OLTCs), which can change taps while the transformer is energized and carrying load; and it covers de-energized tap changers (DETCs), also known as off-circuit tap changers, which may be operated only while the transformer is not energized. For load tap changers, this standard covers both resistor and reactor types. It also covers certain aspects of the attendant tap changer motor-drive mechanism. It does not cover the tap changer control system (manual or automatic).

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