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Switchgear Assemblies Subcommittee


Scope

Treatment of all matters relating to Switchgear Assemblies.



Chairman:

Mike Lafond

General Electric
Mike.Lafond@ieee.org


Vice-Chair / Secretary:

Tom Hawkins

Siemens Industry, Inc.
Tom.Hawkins@ieee.org



What's new in the Switchgear Assemblies Subcommittee?



  1. SA is actively working on 2 new draft documents and to revise 5 documents prior to their expiration dates.
  2. Forming new WG to admend C37.20.4 to address mechanical endurance for switches.


Subcommittee Documents, Working Groups, and Task Forces:

Document Title Chairperson Activity Status*
C37.20.1 IEEE Standard for Metal-Enclosed Low-Voltage (1000 Vac and below, 3200 Vdc and below) Power Circuit Breaker Switchgear Vacant Inactive New WG: Target 2020
Approved: 3/26/2015
Expires: 12/31/2025
C37.20.2 IEEE Standard for Metal-Clad Switchgear Vacant Inactive New WG: Target 2020
Approved: 6/11/2015
Expires: 12/31/2025
C37.20.3 IEEE Standard for Metal-Enclosed Interrupter Switchgear (1 kV-38 kV) Vacant Inactive New WG: Target 2018
Approved: 12/11/2013
Expires: 12/31/2023
C37.20.4 IEEE Standard for Indoor AC Switches (1 kV to 38 kV) for Use in Metal-Enclosed Switchgear Vacant Inactive PAR Expires: 12/31/2016*
Ballot Date: 7/30/2018*
Completion: 12/31/2020*
C37.20.6 IEEE Standard for 4.76 kV to 38 kV Rated Ground and Test Devices Used in Enclosures Vacant Inactive New WG: Target 2020
Approved: 2/16/2015
Expires: 12/31/2025
C37.20.7 IEEE Guide for Testing Metal-Enclosed Switchgear Rated Up to 38 kV for Internal Arcing Faults Michael Wactor Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2017
Ballot Date: 2/17/2016
Completion: 12/31/2017*
C37.20.7 Corr 1 IEEE Guide for Testing Metal-Enclosed Switchgear Rated up to 38 kV for Internal Arcing Faults Corrigendum 1 Michael Wactor Inactive New WG: See C37.20.7
Approved: 2/2/2010
Expires: 2/2/2020
C37.20.8 IEEE Draft Standard for Metal-Enclosed Low-Voltage (3200V and below) Direct Current Power Circuit Breaker Switchgear For Traction Power Applications Vacant Inactive New WG:
Approved: Withdrawn Dec. 2012
Expires:
C37.20.9 IEEE Draft Standard for Metal Enclosed Switchgear Rated 1 kV to 52 kV Incorporating Gas Insulation Systems E.R. Byron Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2018
Ballot Date: 4/30/2016*
Completion: 12/31/2018*
C37.20.10 IEEE Draft Standard for Definitions for AC (52 kV and Below) and DC (3.2 kV and Below) Switchgear Assemblies Keith Flowers Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2019
Ballot Date: 3/21/2015
Completion: 12/31/2017*
C37.21 IEEE Standard for Control Switchboards Dan Hrncir Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2019
Ballot Date: 8/31/2016
Completion: 12/31/2019
C37.22 American National Standard Preferred Ratings and Related Required Capabilities for Indoor AC Medium-Voltage Switches Used in Metal-Enclosed Switchgear Vacant Inactive New WG:
Approved: Superceded by C37.20.4
Expires:
C37.23 IEEE Standard for Metal-Enclosed Bus Vacant Inctive New WG: Target 2020
Approved: 12/15/2015
Expires: 12/31/2025
C37.24 IEEE Guide for Evaluating the Effect of Solar Radiation on Outdoor Metal-Enclosed Switchgear John McClelland Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2019
Ballot Date: 5/27/2016
Completion: 6/31/2018*
C37.59 IEEE Standard Requirements for Conversion of Power Switchgear Equipment M.D. Sigmon Active See ADSCOM page for details.
C37.81 IEEE Guide for Seismic Qualification of Class 1E Metal-Enclosed Power Switchgear Assemblies Dave Riffe Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2018
Ballot Date: 1/13/2016
Completion: 12/31/2018*
C37.82 IEEE Standard for the Qualification of Switchgear Assemblies for Class 1E Applications in Nuclear Power Generating Stations Dave Riffe Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2018
Ballot Date: 1/13/2016
Completion: 12/31/2018*
C37.121 IEEE Guide for Switchgear - Unit Substation - Requirements Vacant Inactive New WG: Target 2017
Approved: 12/5/2012
Expires: 12/31/2022

                 * All future dates are expected dates.


                 For more information on the SA Subcommittee please see the Minutes of the Meetings.

Updated: October 4, 2016