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1.0.0. SCOPE:

1.0.1 The Specification covers technical requirements of 33 KV switchyard for M/s Company India
limited. For their project Company chocolate plant at Place

1.2.0 The scope shall comprise but not limited to the design, engineering., manufacture, testing
and inspection at manufactures works, packing, supply, transportation, insurance, delivery
to site, unloading and handling at site, storage and preservation at site store, transportation
to place of installations, complete work of site assembly, erection, testing at site and
commissioning of 33 kV Air Insulated switchgears (Switchyard) and equipment erection
including associated civil and structural works for Switchyard.

1.3.0 Any other equipment not explicitly mentioned herein or in the Technical specifications and
drawings but are necessary for completeness of works specified shall also deemed to be
included in the scope.

1.0.4 The equipment shall be suitable for climatic conditions as indicated elsewhere in
specifications. The supplier shall provide all the materials, labour, supervisory staff, plant,
equipment & machinery and services necessary for accomplishing the work.

1.0.5 The scope of the vendor includes all shop tests, site tests, routine tests etc., fulfillment of
complete quality assurance & inspection requirements and related activities for all the
equipment & systems covered under the scope of work of vendor as per the stipulations of
Technical Specifications

1.0.6 DETAILED SCOPE OF WORK:

1.0.6.1 Design, engineering, supply, erection and commissioning of all the 33kV Electrical
equipment like Breaker, Isolators, Lightning arrestors, Current Transformers, Voltage
Transformers, Tariff meters, and junction & marshaling boxes / cubical with all steel
structure for equipment support and Gantries.
1.0.6.2 Erection and commissioning of power transformer.
1.0.6.3 Design, engineering, Supply, erection and commissioning of ACSR Conductor, insulators,
Clamps and connectors.
1.0.6.4 Supply, erection and commissioning of ACDB, LDB and associated cables.
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1.0.6.5 Design, engineering, supply, erection and commissioning of Control and Relay panels for
switchyard, and Battery and Battery chargers with DCDB.
1.0.6.6 Supply of 1.1 kV Control cables along with necessary lugs, glands, end termination units,
nut bolts, support clamps and all accessories / hardware.
1.0.6.7 Design, laying through trays and commissioning of 11kV Power cables for Neutral
Grounding resistance panel and Control cables from Switchyard equipment to Control &
Relay Panels, & Neutral Grounding resistance panel and from 11kV Main Panel to
Neutral Grounding resistance panel.
1.0.6.8 Design & Erection of Cable trenches inside the Switchyard.
1.0.6.9 Design & Erection of Cable Trays and Tray supports inside trenches in the Switchyard
1.0.6.10 Design, erection and commissioning of Earthing, Lightning protection and Lighting system
for switchyard.
1.0.6.11 Providing engineering data, design calculations, GA drawings including loading data,
mounting arrangement along with Erection & O&M manuals for review, approval and
records.
1.0.6.12 Packing and transportation from the manufacturers works to the site including insurance,
customs clearance & port clearance, port charges, if any.
1.0.6.13 Receipt, storage, insurance, preservation and conservation of equipment at the site.
1.0.6.14 Complete switchyard structure and miscellaneous structures, switchyard fencing, and
complete civil works considering the following.
1.0.6.15 Galvanized steel structure for CB, Main bus, isolators, CT, VT & LA.
1.0.6.16 Fabrication, pre-assembly, erection, testing and putting into satisfactory operation of all
the equipment/material including successful commissioning.
1.0.6.17 Satisfactory conclusion of the contract.
1.0.6.18 The Vendor shall be responsible for providing all material, equipment and services
specified or otherwise which are required to fulfill the intent of ensuring operability,
maintainability and the reliability of the complete work covered under this specification.
1.0.6.19 It is not the intent to specify all aspects of design and construction of equipment
mentioned herein. The systems, sub-systems and equipment shall conform in all respect
to high standards of engineering, design and workmanship, and shall be capable of
performing in continuous commercial operation in a manner acceptable to the Employer,
who will interpret the meaning of the specification and drawings and shall have a right to
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reject or accept any work or material which, in his assessment, is not complete to meet
the requirements of this specification and/or applicable to Indian/ International standards
mentioned elsewhere in this specification.
1.0.6.20 Whenever a material or article is specified or described by the name of a particular brand,
manufacturer or trade mark, the specific item shall be understood as establishing type,
function and quality desired. Products of other manufacturers may also be considered,
provided sufficient information is furnished so as to enable the Employer to determine
that the products are equivalent to those named.
1.0.6.21 Contractor is requested to carefully examine and understand the specifications and seek
clarifications, if required, to ensure that they have understood the specifications.
1.0.6.22 Any deviation or variation from the scope requirement and/or intent of this specification
shall be clearly mentioned under Deviation Schedule irrespective of the fact that such
deviations/variations may be standard practice or a possible interpretation of the
specification by the Vendor. Except for the deviations/variations which are accepted
before the award of the contract, it will be the responsibility of the vendor to fully meet the
intent and the requirements of the specification.
1.0.6.23 The drawings enclosed to this document and forming a part of the specification shall
supplement the requirements specified herein. These are preliminary drawings, good for
bidding purpose only and are subject to changes that may be necessary keeping the
basic parameters as specified.
1.0.6.24 Failure of any equipment to meet the specified requirement of test carried out at works or
at site shall be sufficient cause for rejection of the equipment. Rejection of any equipment
will not be held as a valid reason for delay in the completion of the works as per schedule.
Vendor shall be responsible for removing all deficiencies and supplying the equipment
that meet the requirement.
1.0.6.25 The scope also includes but not limited to the following services/items described herein
and elsewhere in specification:

Civil works.

Structural works.

Erection works.

Project management and site supervision.


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Testing and commissioning.

Interface coordination.

Performance testing.

Clearances from statutory authorities.

1.0.7 ERECTION WORKS:


1.0.7.1 The Vendor shall construct, erect and install all equipment and material of switchyard
covered under the contract.
1.0.7.2 Vendor shall erect and commission of power transformer, 33kV Control Panels, Neutral
grounding resistance panel.
1.0.7.3 Vendor shall erect and commission lighting, lightning protection and earthing system for
33kV Switchyard.
1.0.7.4 Vendor shall be responsible for provision of all labour, tools and plant, and supervisory
staff for safe, reliable, proper and correct erection of the components.
1.0.7.5 The tools and plant shall include, but not limited to, special hoisting equipment, cranes,
stringing equipment, slings, consumables and all other articles and supplies as required.
1.0.7.6 The vendor shall ensure periodic cleaning of work sites and removal of all waste material,
packing material, surplus earth and left-overs and their proper disposal.

1.0.8 BATTERY LIMITS OF 33kV VENDOR :


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SR. NO DETAILS 33kV SWITCHYARD

VENDOR

1 Supply of 33kV Equipment; 33kV Control


Panels, 11kV ,100A neutral grounding
YES
resistor panel.

2 Erection and commissioning of 33kV


Equipment; 33kV/11kV, 5 MVA
YES
Transformer, 33kV Control Panels and
11kV,100A neutral grounding resistor
panel.

3 Supply, Erection, Termination and


Commissioning of 11kV Power Cables of
YES
Neutral Grounding resistance panel in
trays inside trenches .

4 Supply, Erection, Termination and


Commissioning of 1.1kV Control Cables
YES
from Switchyard to 33kV Control Panels
and TR Neutral Grounding resistance
panel in trays inside trenches.

5 Supply, Erection, Termination and


Commissioning of Earthing system for
YES
Switchyard , 33kV /11kV Transformer,
33kV Control panel,

TR Neutral Grounding resistance panel.

6 Supply, Erection, and Commissioning of


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Lighting system for 33kV Switchyard. YES

7 Supply, Erection, and Commissioning of


Lightning Protection system for 33kV
YES
Switchyard

8 Civil, Structural and Architectural design,


Erection and Construction of 33kV
YES
equipment foundation and cable trenches/
conduits inside switchyard

2.0.0 CODES AND STANDARDS:

2.0.1. Unless they are in variance with the clause of this specification the 33kV Switchyard and its
components shall comply with the latest edition of the applicable standards listed below. For
imported electrical equipment corresponding local codes and standards shall apply.

S.NO. DESCRIPTION IS/ IEEE/ IEC CODE

1 Current IS: 2705-1981, 1992


Transformers

2 Bushings for IS: 2099-1986


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alternating voltages
above 1000 Volts

3 Guide for selection IS: 13134 - 1992


of insulators in
Respect of pollution
conditions

4 Aluminum IS: 398 (Part-3 1976)


conductors
aluminized Steel
reinforced
5 High voltage ac IEC: 62271
circuit breakers

6 Common clauses for IEC-694-1980


high voltage
Switchgear and
control gear
standards

7 Hollow insulators for IS: 5621 1980


use in electrical
Equipment

9 Classification of IS: 12063-1987


degrees of
protection Provided
by enclosures of
electrical Equipment

10 LV switchgear and IS: 13947-1993


control gear

11 Electric power IS: 5561-1970


connectors
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12 Indian Electricity 1956


Rules

13 Indian Electricity Act 2003

14 Isolators and IS: 9921(Part-I) -1981


Earthing switches

15 Porcelain
IS:731-1971;
Insulators IS:544-1973; IS: 5350-1969/70/73

16 Voltage IS: 3156 (Part - 1) - 1992


Transformers/Gener
al Requirements
17 IEEE Guide for IEEE: 80-1986
Safety in A.C.
Substation
Grounding
18 Code of Practice for IS: 3043-1987
Earthing
20 Industrial luminaries IS: 1777-1978
with metal reflectors
21 Protection of IS: 2309-1989
buildings and allied
structures Against
lightning
22 Power Transformer IEC 60076

23 Electrical relays for IS: 3231-1965


power system
protection
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24 Specification for IS 3070


Lightning
Arrestors(Part-III)
For alternating
current system

25 Non-linear resistor IEC: 60099


type gapped surge
arresters for AC
systems
26 New insulating oils IS 335

27 Measuring relays IEC 60255


and protective
equipment
28 Low voltage IEC 60947
30 switchgear and
control gear
30 - CBIP manual

2.0.2. The equipment shall also confirm to the provisions of Indian Electricity rules and other
statutory requirements currently in force. In case of any contradiction between the standards
listed above and this specification, the requirement laid down in this specification shall prevail.

3.0.0 SERVICE AND OPERATING CONDITIONS:

a. Maximum Ambient Temperature : 50 C

b. Minimum Ambient Temperature : 22 C

c. Ambient temperature for Equipment Design : 50 C

d. Relative Humidity : min -20% & max -80%

e. Seismic Zone : Zone II (As per IS 1893)


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f. Wind Velocity : As per IS: 875 (Part 3)

g. Highest System voltage : 36kV, 3ph, 50Hz

h. Nominal Operating Voltage : 33kV, 3Ph, 50 Hz

i. Primary Distribution Voltage : 11kV, 3PH, 50Hz

j. Nominal Low voltage : 415V, 3 Phase, 4-Wire

k. Voltage variation : 10%

l. Fault level : 26 kA for 1 Sec

m. Operating Frequency : 50 Hz

n. Frequency variation : 5%

o. Control voltage : 110V DC

p. Auxiliary voltage : 415/230V, 50 Hz

4.0.0 SPECIFIC REQUIRMENTS:

4.0.1 MANDATORY STATUTORY APPROVAL AND LICENSING:


4.0.1.1 Contractor shall carry out all Statutory approval and licensing work on behalf of owner with
Government agencies like APTRANCO, Office of The Chief Electrical Inspector Organization,
Andhra Pradesh, Chief Inspector of Factories and APPCB, Contractor requires preparing
Drawings, Sizing Calculations as per prescribed format given by agencies.

4.0.1.2 Contractor needs to take authorization letter from owner and shall submit required drawings
and sizing calculations to agencies in hardcopies in role of authorized contractor putting his /
her signature and stamp.

4.0.1.3 Contractor need to interact with agencies and get the final approval on all schemes, drawings
and sizing calculations.

4.0.1.4 Contractor shall prepare as build document and submit to Office of The Chief Electrical
Inspector Organization and Factory inspector office to final approval for plant operation.
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4.0.1.5 Contractor shall furnished all document / format that need to maintain during plant operation
for submission to government agencies.

4.0.2 CIVIL & STRUCTURAL WORKS:

4.0.2.1 The scope of civil works shall include design & construction of all civil works & Structural for
Switch Yard works including supply of all materials complete for all equipment of the
Switchyard package.

4.0.2.2 Vendor shall design, construct, fabricate, supply, erect and commission foundation, main
structure and support structure for 33kV equipment including 33kV Transformer, fencing, CT,
CB, LA, Isolators and Towers.

4.0.2.3 The work shall generally involve earthwork in excavation and filling in all types of soils,
dressing to the required profile, dewatering till the structures are constructed /erected up to
required level, shoring, backfilling around completed structures and plinth filling, disposal of
surplus earth, concreting including reinforcement and formwork, fabrication, galvanizing,
Proto-assembly & erection of Gantry Structure & Equipment supporting structure, fabrication
and erection of all structural steel and miscellaneous steel ( i.e., cable tray supports,
galvanized foundation bolts etc.), breaking of concrete/ brickwork/ roads and removal of sheet
piling, precast covers, RCC cable trenches, cable ducts/duct banks, soil sterilization/anti -
weed treatment, drainage, fencing, gravel filling, final grading and site clearance before
handing over and other auxiliary items of work etc.

4.0.2.4 All material including cement, reinforcement steel, structural steel required for completion of
the work covered in the Technical specification shall be within the scope of the Contractor.

4.0.2.5 The Vendor shall provide all structures / facilities required for the effective functioning of
switchyard. The scope of vendor for Civil & Structural works shall include but not limited to
the following :

a. Detailed design criteria including basis of design shall be prepared by the vendor based
on various requirements specified elsewhere in the specifications. All the above
documents shall be finalized after Owners approval and the same shall form the basis of
Detailed Engineering Work.

b. Civil & structural works associated with switchyard structure etc.


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c. Civil & structural works associated with switchyard equipment supporting structure as
required.

d. Civil and structural works associated with Cable trenches from individual bays.

e. Site Preparation, soil sterilization/ant weed treatment including gravel filling but excluding
major leveling.

f. Complete fencing along with gates for the switchyard.

g. All protection measures to prevent any damage to the adjoining structures / facilities.

4.0.3 PRE-COMMISSIONING AND COMMISSIONING ACTIVITIES:


4.0.3.1 The vendor's scope shall include all pre-commissioning and commissioning activities,
materials and services as of Technical Specifications (Erection Conditions of Contract)
including supply of all consumables, temporary equipment and piping, instruments,
labor/skilled manpower etc.

4.0.4 CONSUMABLES

4.0.4.1 All the first fill and One year's topping requirements of consumable such as oil, silica gel,
and essential chemicals etc. which will be required to put the equipment covered under
the scope of specifications, into successful commissioning/ initial operation and to
establish completion of facilities shall be furnished by the contractor.

4.0.5 SPARES:

4.0.5.1 The scope of work includes supply of mandatory spares, commissioning spares,
consumable spares and others as specified under conditions of contract. Spare shall be
considered for two years successful operation.

4.0.5.2 Each spare part shall be clearly marked or labeled on the outside of the packing with its
description. When more than one spare part is packed in a single case, a general
description of the contents shall be shown on the outside of such case; and a detailed list
enclosed. All cases, containers and packages shall be suitably marked and numbered for
identification.

4.0.6 SPECIAL TOOLS & TACKELES :


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4.0.6.1 One set of all special tools and tackles including testing, calibrating and measuring
instruments required for erection, assembly, disassembly and maintenance of all
equipment/ systems covered under the scope shall be supplied by the vendor.

4.0.6.2 These shall not be used for erection/ commissioning purposes and shall be in an unused
and new condition, when they are handed over to the owner.

4.0.6.3 A list of all such special tools and tackles shall be submitted along with the offer.

4.0.7 PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND SITE SUPERVISION:

4.0.7.1 The vendor shall be responsible for the overall management and supervision of works. He
shall provide experienced, skilled, knowledgeable and competent personnel for all phases
of the contract, so as to provide the Employer with a high quality system.

4.0.7.2 The vendor shall be responsible for adequate training of owners operation and
maintenance personnel as to be able to operate & maintain the equipment and its
components properly, safely and efficiently over long period of time.

4.0.7.3 The vendors supervisory personnel shall provide operation and maintenance assistance
during the warranty period.

4.0.7.4 A project execution schedule called in the form of PERT chart and based on `Work break
down structure shall be prepared by the vendor for approval. The schedule shall identify
milestones of key events for each work/component in the areas of engineering,
procurement, manufacture, dispatch, erection and commissioning.

4.0.8 INTERFACE COORDINATION :

4.0.8.1 The vendor shall identify all interface issues and shall be responsible for such interfacing,
coordination and exchange of all necessary information.

4.0.8.2 The vendor shall submit to the owner all drawings for review.

4.0.8.3 He shall list the detailed requirements of interface between Contractors work and the
material and services to be supplied by owner and other vendor.

4.0.9 ARRANGEMENT BY THE VENDOR:


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4.0.9.1 Vendor shall make his own necessary arrangements for the following and for those not
listed anywhere else:

a) Distribution/extension of the construction power supply at all works areas.

b) Further distribution of construction water.

c) Construction office and store (open & covered).

d) Construction workshop and material/field testing laboratory.

e) Boarding & lodging arrangement for their personnel. I.e. contractors personnel.

f) Fire protection and security arrangements during construction stage.

g) Suitable and adequate land/space & power supply for office, storage area, pre
assembly and fabrication areas, labour and staff colony area, toilets etc.

4.0.10 DOCUMENT TO BE SUBMITTED ALONG WITH OFFER:

a) Datasheet.

b) Specifications.

c) Catalogue.

d) GA drawings.

e) QAP.

f) Wiring Diagram.

g) Test Certificates.

4.0.11 DOCUMENT TO BE SUBMITTED AFTER AWARD OF CONTRACT FOR


APPROVAL:

a) Design Calculations for ACSR conductors, Circuit Breakers, Isolators, LA, CT,
PT, Lightning Protection, Cable tray, Steel Structures, and Switchyard Earthing.

b) Layout drawings for Switchyard Equipment, Cable routing, Lighting, Lightning


Protection and Earthing.

c) Equipment Installation and foundation drawings.


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d) Steel structure Assembly and Fabrication drawings.

e) Schedule Control Cable with Junction & Marshaling boxes interconnection


schedule.

4.0.12 TEST :

TYPE TEST:

a. All equipment to be supplied shall be of type tested quality. The vendor shall
submit for approval the reports of all the type tests as listed as per relevant
standard and carried out within last five years from the date of bid opening.

b. These reports should be for the test conducted on the equipment similar to those
proposed to be supplied under this contract and the test(s) should have been
either conducted at an independent laboratory or should have been witnessed by
a owner.

c. In case the vendor is not able to submit report of the type test(s) conducted within
last five years from the date of supply opening or in case the type test report(s)
are not found to be meeting the specification requirements, the vendor shall
conduct all such tests under this contract free of cost to the Employer and submit
the reports for approval.

ROUTINE TEST:

a) All equipment to be supplied shall be of Tested for routine test as listed as per
relevant standard.

b) All tests shall be carried out in presence of Owner or owner representative.


Schedule of testing shall be submitted by vendor to owner before 2 week of
actual date of test.

c) Equipment shall be complete in all respect like wiring, switchgears, control logics
operational requirements, auxiliary system, consumables shall be present and
installed at respective locations. Any short fall will not be tolerated and equipment
shall not be tested.
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d) Copy of test results shall be given person witnessing test at end of test with
authority signatures from Contractor, OEM and Owner / owner representatives.

e) Equipment shall be dispatch to owner site once dispatch certificate is issued by


owner on completion of tests.

5.0.0 CIRCUIT BREAKER:

5.0.1 INTENT :

5.0.1.1 The intent of this Section is to provide the information for the 33KV Circuit Breaker. The
design, manufacture, testing and performance of Breaker shall comply in all respects with the
requirements of the latest edition of the applicable standards and codes.

5.0.2 SCOPE :

5.0.2.1 The following is the scope of Supply, of the following:

a. 33kV ,Vacuum Circuit Breaker including mounting Structures: 1 Nos.

b. Clamps and, Connectors : 1 Lot

5.0.2.2 The work shall be carried out in accordance with drawings, specifications and data sheets
enclosed with this document.

5.0.3 GENERAL :

5.0.3.1 The design, manufacture, testing and performance of all equipment shall comply in all
respects with the requirements of the latest edition of the applicable standards and codes.

5.0.3.2 The circuit breaker shall be outdoor type Vaccum circuit breaker .

5.0.3.3 One number separate 415V, 3 phase, 50Hz AC supply feeder shall be provided for local
control cabinet for feeding spring charging motor and 230V, 1 phase, 50Hz AC supply for
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space heaters and etc.

5.0.3.4 Breaker shall be suitable for operation from local, Relay and Control (R & C) panel .

5.0.3.5 The local controls shall include emergency hand trip devices, local/remote selector switch,
local control switch and various indicating lamps etc.

5.0.3.6 All secondary and auxiliary wiring terminals shall be finger touch proof shrouded design.

5.0.3.7 The terminals of the circuit breakers shall be suitable for horizontal take off of ACSR
Conductor.

5.0.3.8 Double compression type glands of suitable size shall be supplied along with marshaling
box of Circuit Breaker.

5.0.3.9 The Marshaling Boxes for equipment shall be of outdoor type with IP55 protection. The
door of the cabinet shall have facility for pad locking. Provision shall be available inside the
cabinet for taking single phase supply through 32A industrial metal clad power socket
controlled by one 32A, MCB. The control cabinet shall be provided with suitable earthing
studs of tin plated brass of suitable size for connecting to the earth grid. The control cabinet
shall be provided with thermostat control space heater through MCB feeder of suitable
rating.

5.0.3.10 The entire power & control network have been designed as fuse less system. Hence, no
fuses shall be used in control circuits of equipment. MCBs of suitable rating and type shall
be used in the control circuits (AC/DC).

5.0.3.11 The indicating lamps shall be cluster LED type. The color of lamp shall be RED- ON,
GREEN OFF, AMBER TRIP, BLUE SPRING CHARGE, ORANGE / WHITE TRIP
CIRCUIT HEALTHY.

5.0.3.12 All control cabling shall be of minimum size 2.5 Sq. mm flexible multi-stranded copper, FR-
PVC insulated cables.

5.0.3.13 Contact multiplication for the auxiliary contacts to be achieved only through VAJC type or
static auxiliary relay and not by means of air break contactors.

5.0.3.14 CB Control switch shall be 3 position spring returns to neutral switch with 2 contacts in each
of the Trip and Close positions.
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5.0.4 CONSTRUCTION:

5.0.4.1 The circuit breakers shall comprise one three-phase unit or single units linked together,
either mechanically or electrically. Type of execution, whether single phase or three
phases shall be as specified in Data Sheet.

5.0.4.2 Circuit breakers shall be supplied with a common base and factory installed inter-phase
wiring.

5.0.4.3 All similar parts, particularly removable ones, shall be interchangeable with one another.

5.0.4.4 The circuit breaker shall withstand the seismic acceleration specified.

5.0.4.5 A pole discrepancy protective scheme shall be incorporated in the circuit breaker control
circuit to detect discrepancy in the instants of parting/touching of moving and stationary
contacts in the three (3) poles and actuate alarm and trip circuits in the event of
discrepancy persisting for durations beyond the preset times. The scheme shall be
complete with time delay relay adjustable from 0.1 to 2 second, contactors etc.

5.0.5 OPERATING MECHANISM :

5.0.5.1 Circuit breakers shall be power operated by a motor charged spring operated mechanism.
Main poles of the breaker shall be such that the design shall ensure a close pole spread
with a maximum of 4 ms opening and 6 ms closing. The operating mechanism shall include
all auxiliary devices and accessories for the type of mechanisms offered.

5.0.5.2 Operating mechanism shall utilize 415 V AC supply for closing & Tripping coils.

5.0.5.3 Circuit breakers shall feature high repeatability of absolute closing time over a wide range
of parameters (ambient temperature, pneumatic pressure, control voltages, etc.). Operating
mechanism shall be non-pumping electrically and either mechanically under every method
of closing (except during manual closing of a breaker for maintenance). Electrical anti-
pumping feature shall be obtained by means of an auxiliary relay and use of a contactor to
achieve this feature shall not be acceptable.

5.0.5.4 Operating mechanism shall be suitable for high speed reclosing. It shall be non-pumping
electrically and either mechanically under every method of closing (except during manual
closing of a breaker for maintenance). A latch checking switch shall be provided on
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mechanically trip free mechanisms to prevent reclosure before the breaker latches have
reset.

5.0.5.5 Main poles shall operate simultaneously. There shall be no objectionable rebound and the
mechanism shall not require any critical adjustment. It shall be strong, rigid, positive and
fast in operation.

5.0.5.6 Trip coil shall be rated for not less than 200 W continuously and two numbers to be
provided.

5.0.5.7 Disagreement circuit shall be provided which shall detect pole position discrepancy in case
of three single phase units.

5.0.5.8 The design of the circuit breaker shall be such that contacts will not close automatically
upon loss of gas.

5.0.5.9 A mechanical indicator shall be provided inside the operating mechanism box to show
open and closed positions where it will be visible through a glass window to a man standing
on the ground with the mechanism housing closed. An operation counter shall also be
provided.

5.0.5.10 A closing release shall operate correctly at all values of voltage between 85% and 110% of
the rated voltage. A shunt trip shall operate correctly under all operating conditions of the
circuit breaker up to the rated breaking capacity of the circuit breaker and at all values of
supply voltage between 70% and 110% of rated voltage.

5.0.5.11 Working parts of the mechanism shall be of corrosion resisting material. Bearings which
require grease shall be equipped with pressure type grease fittings. Bearing pin, bolts, nuts
and other parts shall be adequately pinned or locked to prevent loosening or changing
adjustment with repeated operation of the breaker.

5.0.5.12 Provision shall be made for attaching an operation analyser to perform speed tests after
installation of the breakers at Site.

5.0.6 SPRING OPERATED MECHANISM:

5.0.6.1 Spring operated mechanism shall be complete with motor, opening spring, closing spring
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with limit switch for automatic charging and all necessary accessories to make the
mechanism a complete operating unit.

5.0.6.2 As long as power is available to the motor, a continuous sequence of closing and opening
operations shall be possible.

5.0.6.3 After failure of power supply to the motor, at least one open-close-open operation of the
circuit breaker shall be possible.

5.0.6.4 Breaker operation shall be independent of the motor, which shall be used solely for
compressing the closing spring.

5.0.6.5 Motor rating shall be such that it requires only about 30 seconds for fully charging the
closing spring. Motors shall conform to Data Sheet.

5.0.6.6 Closing action of the circuit breaker shall compress the opening spring ready for tripping.

5.0.6.7 When closing springs are discharged, after closing a breaker, closing springs shall
automatically be charged for the next operation. Facility for manual charging of the closing
spring shall be provided.

5.0.6.8 Mechanism shall be such that failure of any auxiliary spring shall not prevent tripping and
will not cause tripping or closing operation of the power operated closing devices. When the
circuit breaker is already closed, failure of any auxiliary spring shall not cause damage to
the circuit breaker or endanger the operator.

5.0.6.9 Mechanical indicators to indicate charged and discharged condition of spring shall be
provided. Means shall be provided to slowly open and close the breaker manually for
maintenance purpose when the operating power is not available.

5.0.7 OPERATING MECHANISM CONTROL:

5.0.7.1 All accessories shall be enclosed in a weather-proof mechanism cabinet of hot dip
galvanized sheet steel construction, the thickness of which shall not be less than 2 mm.

5.0.7.2 Hinged doors giving access to the mechanism at the front and sides shall be provided.
Suitable gaskets shall be provided to make the mechanism housing water-proof and dust-
proof.

5.0.7.3 A conveniently located manual tripping switch shall also be provided for local tripping of
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the breaker. A local manual closing device which can easily be operated by one man
standing on the ground shall also be provided for maintenance purposes. Direction of motion
of handle shall be clearly marked.

5.0.7.4 Common marshaling box with cables shall be provided. Cables from Relay and control panel
will be termination in the Marshaling box.

5.0.8 BUSHINGS/ INSULATORS:

5.0.8.1 Porcelain used for the manufacture of bushing/ insulator and it shall be homogeneous, free
from laminations, cavities and other flaws or imperfections that might affect the mechanical or
dielectric quality and shall be thoroughly vitrified, tough and impervious to moisture.

5.0.8.2 Glazing of the porcelain shall be of uniform brown colour free from blisters, burns and similar
other defects. Bushings/ insulator shall be designed to have ample mechanical strength and
rigidity for the conditions under which they will be used. All bushings of identical ratings shall
be interchangeable.

5.0.8.3 Puncture strength of bushings/ insulator shall be greater than the dry flashover value. When
operating at normal rated voltage, there shall be no electric discharge between the
conductors and bushing which would cause corrosion or injury to conductors, insulators or
supports by the formation of substances produced by chemical action. No radio interference
shall be caused by the bushings when operating at the normal rated voltage.

5.0.8.4 All iron parts shall be hot dip galvanized and all joints shall be airtight. Surface of the joints
shall be trued-up; porcelain parts by grinding and metal parts by machining. Bushing design
shall be to ensure a uniform compressive pressure on the joints.

5.0.8.5 All current carrying contact surfaces shall be silver faced. Silver facing shall not be less than
one mil in thickness.

5.0.8.6 Bushings/ insulator shall satisfactorily withstand the specified insulation level.

5.0.9 BREAKER CONTACTS:

5.0.9.1 Main contacts shall have ample area and contact pressure for carrying the rated current and
the short time rated current of the breaker without excessive temperature rise, which may
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cause pitting, or welding.

5.0.9.2 Contacts shall be adjustable to allow for wear, easily replaceable and shall have a minimum
of movable parts and adjustments to accomplish these results. Main contacts shall be the
first to open and the last to close so that the contact burning and wear shall be least.

5.0.9.3 Arcing contacts, if provided, shall be the first to close and the last to open and shall be easily
accessible for inspection and replacement. Tips of arcing and main contacts shall be silver
faced or have tungsten alloy tipping.

5.0.9.4 Positive mechanical interconnection shall be provided between interrupting contacts, blast
valve mechanism, if any, to ensure maximum operating reliability and retention timing.

5.0.9.5 If multi-break interrupters are used, they shall be so designed and augmented that a fairly
uniform voltage distribution is developed across them.

5.0.10 EARTHING :

5.0.10.1 Two clamp type earthing terminals each suitable for the clamping Owners earthing
conductor shall be provided on each circuit breaker. Vendor shall specify min / max
conductor that can be terminated.

5.0.11 STRUCTURES :

5.0.11.1 Vendor shall design, fabricate and supply the support strcture require to erect the circuit
breaker.

5.0.11.2 The scope of work includes supply, fabrication, galvanizing, marking/ punching part numbers
of all steel structures required for the Mounting of Equipment.

5.0.11.3 Preparation of fabrication drawings shall be Vendors scope.

5.0.12 NAME PLATE :

5.0.12.1 Each breaker shall be provided a name plate in English, with the following data indelibly
marked on it.

a. Manufacturers name or trade mark.

b. Serial number and type designation.

c. Rated voltage
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d. Rated current

e. Rated insulation level

f. Rated frequency

g. Rated breaking capacities (symmetrical and asymmetrical).

h. Weight (for circuit breakers) including oil/gas

i. Rated short time (for duration as specified in Data Sheet) current.


5.0.13 PAINTING:

5.0.13.1 The external finish paint shade for the Circuit Breaker, mounting structure, mechanism box
and its accessories shall be Shade 631 of IS 5.

5.0.13.2 The type of paint shall be synthetic enamel air-dried.

5.0.13.3 The interior of the Control Panel / Marshaling box shall be painted with glossy white enamel
paint.

5.0.13.4 All metallic parts shall have rust protection.

5.0.13.5 All steel surfaces shall be thoroughly cleaned by sand blasting or chemical agents as
required, to produce a smooth surface free of scales, grease and rust.

5.0.13.6 The external surfaces, after cleaning, shall be given a coat of high quality red oxide or yellow
chromate primer followed by filler coats.

5.0.13.7 Sufficient quantity of touch up paint shall be furnished for application after installation at site.

5.0.13.8 All supporting structures and hardware shall be hot dip galvanized.

5.0.14 FITTINGS & ACCESSORIES:

5.0.14.1 A list of some of the major fittings and the accessories to be furnished by the VENDOR as
an integral part of the equipment.

Operating mechanism housing complete with:

a. Padlocks and duplicate keys

b. Space heaters equipped with automatic thermostatic control


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c. Manually operated tripping push button/lever (mechanical) conveniently located to


trip all three phases simultaneously.

d. Operation counter

e. Terminal boards with minimum 6 spare terminals

f. Control switches to cut off control power supplies

g. MCBs as required

h. Two earthing terminals

i. Auxiliary relays required for satisfactory operation

j. Motor contactor with thermal release for spring charging motor

k. Breaker local control switch

l. 3 pin 15A socket outlet and cubicle lamp

m. Steel frames for frame mounted breakers

n. Manually operated device for breaker closing under failure of normal power

o. Maintenance closing device

p. Foundation templates

q. Foundation bolts

r. Galvanized Steel bracket for mounting current transformers

s. Gas filling and filtering valve.

t. Clamps and connectors


5.0.15 SPARE PARTS :

5.0.15.1 Mandatory Spare for healthy operation of equipment and two years maintenance spare parts
shall be included in offer as optional item. The item listed under (but restricted to) shall
consider by vendor. In addition to following item, vendor can recommend necessary spare
parts required for 2yrs of operation.

a. One complete pole of the breaker with the control


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b. Main interrupter units

c. Grading capacitor units

d. Closing coils

e. Tripping coils

f. Accelerating and damping springs

g. Spring charging motor

h. Cross head and lift rods

i. Pressure switches

j. Set of gaskets

k. Pressure gauges

l. Local/remote changeover switch

m. Bushings / Insulators (all types)

n. Fixed contact assemblies

o. Moving contact assemblies

p. Arcing contact assemblies

q. Quenching chambers

r. Vacuum bottle.

s. Pressure pipe insulator

t. Arcing chamber insulator

u. Silica gel charge


5.0.16 DOCUMENTATION :

5.0.16.1 Bidder shall submit the following documents for equipments in THREE (3) SETS with the offer.

a. Data Sheet.

b. GA Diagrams.
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c. Catalogues.

d. Wiring Diagram.

e. Test Certificates.

f. Deviation List

g. Bill of material with type, ratings and makes of all components.

5.0.16.2 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment after award of job for
approvals:

i. Datasheet

ii. Overall general arrangement drawings giving plan, section, foundation loading data
(both static and dynamic), side view, etc. in cad drawings

iii. Control and schematic diagrams with ferrule and terminal numbers.

iv. Catalogue of the Equipment

v. General outline drawings showing dimensions, net and shipping weights, quantity
of SF6 / air receiver capacity, etc.

vi. Internal component layout drawings.

vii. Sectional views showing the general constructional features of the circuit breaker
including operating mechanism, arcing chambers, contacts, Vacuum bottle, with
bushing lifting dimensions.

viii. General arrangement of the foundations or structure mountings in CAD.

ix. Instruction and Training Manual

x. Packing drawings and Packing list

xi. Equipment Storage

xii. QAP

5.0.17 TEST :

5.0.17.1 ROUTINE TEST


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All routine tests as per applicable standard shall be carried out on each circuit Breaker without any
extra charges.

a. Insulation resistance test

b. Millivolt drop test

c. Connections test

d. Overload tripping test

e. Mechanical operation

f. Measurement of opening and closing time

g. Tightness test

h. Electrical operation

i. Physical dimension check

j. Primary and secondary injection test

5.0.17.2 TYPE TEST

a. Impulse test

b. Power frequency withstand test

c. Heat run

d. Making capacity and breaking capacity test

e. Short circuit test

f. Mechanical endurance

g. Electrical endurance

h. Ingress protection

5.0.17.3 Vendor shall submit report for type test list above. The test shall be conducted on same
make, model and configuration of equipment offered. The reports shall not older than 5
years from date of supply. If report do not comply the above requirement, vendor need to
perform the test on one equipment without any cost or time implication.
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6.0.0 33 kV ISOLATORS :

6.0.1 INTENT :

6.0.1.1 The intent of this specification is to provide the information for the 33 kV Isolator. The design,
manufacture, testing and performance of isolator & its equipment shall comply in all respects
with the requirements of the latest edition of the applicable standards and codes.

6.0.2 SCOPE OF SUPPLY :

6.0.2.1 The following is the scope of Supply, of the following :


a) 33kV Isolator with one earth switches including mounting Structures 2 Nos.
b) 33kV Isolator without earth switches including mounting Structures 1 Nos
c) Aluminium alloy connectors for 33kV Isolator pad to ACSR
Conductor
6.0.2.2 The work shall be carried out in accordance with drawings, specifications and data sheets
enclosed with this document.

6.0.3 CONSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES:

6.0.3.1 The isolator/earthing switch shall be complete with all parts that are necessary or essential
for efficient operation. Such parts shall be deemed to be within the scope of supply,
whether specifically mentioned or not.

6.0.3.2 All similar parts shall be interchangeable.

6.0.3.3 Base channels and other structural steel members such as operating pipes, phase coupling
rods etc. operating mechanism boxes, bolts, pins etc., shall be dip galvanized or metallized.
All castings except current carrying parts shall be made of galvanized steel.

6.0.3.4 Live metal parts shall be of non-rusting and non-corroding metal. Current carrying parts
shall be of non-ferrous materials such as aluminum or copper, but copper silicon alloy shall
be avoided. Bolts, screws and pins shall be provided with lock washers, keys or equivalent
locking facilities.
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6.0.3.5 The isolator design shall be such that it is free from visible corona discharge in both closed
and open positions at the visible discharge test voltages as per applicable standards.
Necessary stress relieving rings or shields shall be provided to meet this requirement.

6.0.3.6 Isolators and earthing switches including their operating mechanism shall be such that they
cannot be dislodged from their open or closed positions by gravity, wind pressure, vibrations,
shocks or accidental touching or seismic forces or breaking or the connecting rods or the
operating mechanism.

6.0.3.7 The design shall be such that no lubrication of any part is required except at very infrequent
intervals.

6.0.3.8 During the course of normal operation, it is likely that the isolator/earth switch may be left in
the Open/Closed position for long periods of time. They shall be designed to operate
satisfactorily even after being kept in one position for long periods.

6.0.3.9 The isolator or earthing switch shall be provided with high current carrying contacts on the
hinge and jaw faced copper.

6.0.3.10 The isolators and earth switches shall be designed to withstand stresses corresponding to
specified short circuit duties.

6.0.3.11 The insulators shall withstand the seismic force level given.

6.0.4 ACCESSORIES :

a) Position Indicator:

A mechanical position indicating device shall be provided for each isolator/earthing switch,
irrespective of whether the isolating distance is visible or not.

b) Earthing Pads:

Each pole of the isolator shall be provided with earthing pads of non-corrodible material,
brazed to the channel base. Flexible copper earth connectors shall be provided for
connecting operating handles of isolators and earthing system.

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These shall be provided for counter balancing the isolators to prevent impact at the end of
travel both on opening and closing of the isolator/earthing switch. The springs shall be
non-rusting alloy.

6.0.5 NAME PLATES :

6.0.5.1 A weatherproof and corrosion-proof nameplate shall be provided on isolators, earthing


switches and operating devices. The nameplate shall conform to applicable standards.

6.0.5.2 Adequately rated, renewable type arcing tips shall be provided on the isolators to make
and break the magnetizing or line/bus charging currents.
6.0.6 EARTHING SWITCH:

6.0.6.1 Earthing switch shall form an integral part of each pole of the isolator. Two independent
earthing pads each with flexible copper braids and suitable connection for the specified
size of earth conductor lead shall be provided at the hinge end of the switch.
6.0.7 INTERLOCKS:

6.0.7.1 Isolators and earthing switches shall be provided with padlocking facility to lock them in
fully open or fully closed positions. Padlocks shall be supplied with the isolators.

6.0.7.2 Isolator and earthing switches shall be mechanically interlocked such that it will not be
possible to close the earthing switch when the isolator is closed and vice-versa.

6.0.7.3 Isolator shall be provided with electrical interlocking feature. This shall be in the form of
bolt interlock comprising an interlock coil of latch-in type to lock the isolator-driving shaft
and hence prevent isolator operation in the latch in condition. It shall be possible to
release the latch by energizing the interlock coil when certain pre-set conditions of interlocking
scheme are fulfilled. For this purpose the VENDOR shall provide facilities for wiring external
interlocking contacts both in isolator opening and closing circuits. Further, a separate
bypass switch shall be provided on the local control cabinet to facilitate emergency
manual operation of isolator.

6.0.7.4 Electrical interlocking arrangement shall be fail less safe type.

6.0.7.5 Isolator shall be provided electrical interlocking facility with upstream breaker.

6.0.7.6 The isolator shall have min following interlock but not limited to
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i. Isolator shall not able to close when breaker is closed.

ii. Isolator shall not able to open when breaker is closed.

iii. Isolator shall able to close or open only when breaker is open and earthing switch is
Closed.

iv. Earthing switch shall not able to close when Isolator is closed.

6.0.8 INSULATORS :

6.0.8.1 Porcelain used for the manufacture of insulators and it shall be homogeneous, free from
flaws or imperfections that might affect the mechanical or dielectric quality. They shall be
thoroughly vitrified, tough and impervious to moisture. The glazing of the porcelain shall
be of uniform brown colour, free from blisters, burns and other similar defects. Insulators
of the same rating and type shall be interchangeable.

6.0.8.2 The porcelain and metal parts shall be assembled in such a manner that any thermal
expansion differential between the metal and the porcelain parts throughout the range of
temperature variation shall not loosen the part or create undue internal stresses which
may affect the electrical mechanical strength and rigidity. Each cap and base shall be of
high-grade cast steel or malleable steel casting and they shall be machine faced and
smoothly galvanized. The cap and base of the insulators shall be interchangeable with
each other.

6.0.9 OPERATING MECHANISM AND CONTROLS:

6.0.9.1 The operating mechanism shall provide quick, simple and effective operation. Time of
operation shall not exceed 12 seconds. One man shall be able to operate the
isolator/earthing switch (when manually operated) without undue effort.

6.0.9.2 The ganging mechanism shall be provided with sufficient adjustment to allow for Final
alignment of the isolator blades for simultaneous operation. Adjustable stops shall be
provided to prevent over travel in either direction.

6.0.9.3 The isolator shall be provided with positive continuous control throughout the entire cycle
of operation. The operating pipes and rods shall be sufficiently rigid to maintain positive
control under most adverse conditions and when operated in tension or compression for
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isolator closing. They shall also be capable of withstanding all torsional and bending
stresses due to operation of the isolator.

6.0.9.4 It shall not be possible, after final adjustment has been made, for any part of the
Mechanism to be displaced at any point in the travel sufficiently to allow improper
functioning of the isolator when the isolator is opened or closed at any speed. All holes in
cranks, linkages etc., having pins shall be drilled to accurate fit so as to maintain the
minimum amount of slack and lost motion in the entire mechanism.

6.0.9.5 The manual operating handles shall be mounted on the base of supporting structure.
Guide bearings shall be provided if necessary at a height of 750mm above grade level. All
brackets, angles, guides, guide bearings or other members necessary for attaching the
operating mechanism and operating handles supporting structure and foundations shall be
supplied as an integral part of the isolator. Rustproof pins and bearings of the bronze
bushing, ball and roller type, shall be furnished. All bearings shall be weather protected by
means of covers and grease retainers. Bearing pressures shall be kept low to ensure long
life and ease of operation.

6.0.9.6 The operating mechanism design shall be such that during the operation of the isolator
(especially manual operation) the moving blades once they reach the sparking distance,
springs shall take over to give a quick, snap action enclosing so that the isolator closing is
independent of manual efforts. Similarly, the springs must assist during the opening
operation to give quick breaking feature.

6.0.10 INSULATION LEVELS :

6.0.10.1 The rated insulation levels shall be in accordance with the applicable standards.

6.0.11 TEMPERATURE RISE :

6.0.11.1 The temperature rises of any part of the isolator and associated equipment shall not exceed
the maximum permissible temperature rise values as stipulated in the applicable standard,
corresponding specified design ambient temperature.
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6.0.12 CLAMPS AND CONNECTORS:

6.0.12.1 Clamps and connectors shall be supplied as a part of the isolator.

6.0.13 SHORT CIRCUIT REQUIREMENTS :

6.0.13.1 The rated peak short-circuit current or the rated short time current carried by an isolator or
earthing switch for the rated maximum duration of short circuit shall not cause:
a. Mechanical damage to any part of the isolator or earthing switch.

b. Separation of the contacts or contact welding; and

c. A temperature rise likely to damage insulation.

6.0.13.2 After the passage of these currents, the isolator shall be able to carry its rated current under
specified conditions and the operation of the operating device shall not be impaired.

6.0.13.3 The rated peak short circuit current and the rated short time current, of the earthing switch
shall be at least equal to those specified for the isolator. The earthing switch shall be
capable of making on a dead short circuit without damage of endangering the operator.
6.0.14 SUPPORTING STRUCTURES:

6.0.14.1 Supporting structures for isolator and earthing switches are included in the VENDORS
scope of supply. The VENDOR shall furnish detailed dimensioned drawings indicating
weights and all fixing details and relative locations of chassis, operating mechanism box and
operating handles. Final responsibility for ensuring that mounting and supporting
arrangements of isolator are proper and that there is no interference of any part of the
isolator with supporting structures rests with the VENDOR.

6.0.14.2 The mounting heights indicated in Data Sheet/ Layout are only tentative and are likely to
vary within +25%. This will be confirmed at the time of the drawing approval.

6.0.15 DOCUMENTATION:

6.0.15.1 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment along with offer
a) Data Sheet.

b) Tentative GA Diagrams.
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c) Catalogues.

d) Wiring diagram.

e) Test certificates.

f) Deviation List.

6.0.15.2 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment after award of job for
approvals:
a) GA Drawing with Termination details

b) Filled datasheets

c) Quality plan.

d) Foundation layout drawing.

e) Erection drawings.

f) Control Schematic

g) Wiring Diagrams

h) Shipping drawing showing the dimensions and weights

i) Packing list

j) O&M manual of the transformer

k) Catalogues.

6.0.16 TEST :

6.0.16.1 All routine tests specified in relevant IS and IEC standards need to perform on each isolator.

6.0.16.2 All routine tests shall be performed in presence of Owner engineer or their representative.

6.0.16.3 The equipment offered shall be furnished with all type test report as per relevant IS and IEC
standards. The certificates shall not be older than 5 years from date of supply. Any absence
of certificate or certificate older than 5 year will ask to perform the test on equipment. All
such test shall perform without any extra cost and time. All tests shall be made on
completely assembled isolators, earthing, switches, their operating devices and auxiliary
equipment.
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7.0.0 BUSBAR:

7.0.1 INTENT:

7.0.1.1 The intent of this Section is for the ALUMINIUM CONDUCTOR STEEL REINFORCED (ACSR)
Conductor. The design, manufacture, testing and performance of ACSR Conductor shall
comply in all respects with the requirements of the latest edition of the applicable standards
and codes.

7.0.1.2 The exact quantity shall be decided by vendor based on actual site condition and handling.

7.0.2 SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

7.0.2.1 WIRE SIZE

a. Nominal Size
The aluminium and galvanised steel wires for the stranded conductor covered by this
standard shall have Suitable diameters. The diameter of the galvanized steel wires
shall be measured over the zinc coating.
b. Tolerance on Normal Size
i. Aluminium Wires: No negative tolerance shall be permitted on the nominal diameter
of Al wires. However, the diameter as per IS: 398 (part-2) amended up to date.
ii. Galvanised Steel Wires: A tolerance of +/- 2 % is permitted on the nominal
diameter.
7.0.3 FREEDOM FROM DEFECTS:
7.0.3.1 The wires shall be smooth and free from all imperfections such as spills, splits, slag inclusion,
die marks, scratches, fittings, blow-holes, projections, looseness, overlapping of strands,
chipping of aluminium layers etc. and all such other defects which may hamper the
mechanical and electrical properties of the conductor. Special care should be taken to keep
away dirt, grit etc. during stranding.

7.0.4 JOINTS IN WIRES:


7.0.4.1 Aluminium Wires: No joints shall be permitted in the Aluminium wires in the outermost layer
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of the ACSR conductor. Joints in the inner layers are permitted, in addition to those made in
the base rod or wire before final drawing, but no two such joints shall be less than 15 metre
apart in the complete stranded conductor. Such joints shall be made by cold pressure butt-
welding.

7.0.4.2 Joints are not permitted in the outermost layer of the conductor in order to ensure a smooth
conductor finish.

7.0.4.3 Galvanized Steel Wires: There shall be no joints except those in the base rod or wire before
final drawing, in steel wires forming the core of the steel re-inforced Aluminium conductor.

7.0.4.4 Joints are not permitted in the steel wires after final drawing in order to avoid reduction in
the breaking strength of the conductor that may occur as a result of failure of the joints.

7.0.5 STRANDING:
7.0.5.1 The wires used in the construction of galvanized steel reinforced Aluminium conductor shall
before stranding, satisfy all the relevant requirements of this specification.

7.0.5.2 While stranding, pre forming and post forming method should be used for stranded steel
core. In order to relieve the residual tension in core wire to avoid flaring of conductor.

7.0.5.3 In all constructions, the successive layers shall have opposite directions of lay, the
outermost layer being right-handed. The wires in each layer shall be evenly and closely
stranded.

7.0.5.4 In conductors having multiple layers of Aluminium wires, the lay-ratio of any Aluminium layer
shall not be greater than the lay-ratio of Aluminium layer immediately beneath it.

7.0.6 CONDUCTOR DRUM :

7.0.6.1 The conductor shall be supplied in non-returnable strong wooden drums provided with
lagging of adequate strength and displacement during transit, storage and subsequent
handling and stringing operation in the field. The drums shall generally conform to IS: 1778.

7.0.6.2 Each drum shall stenciled on in indelible ink for Name and address of consignee,
Manufacturers name and address, Drum Number, Size of Conductor, Length of Conductor
in meters, Gross weight of drum with Conductor, and Arrow marking for unwinding.

7.0.6.3 Before reeling, card board or double corrugated or thick bituminized waterproof bamboo
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paper shall be secured to the drum barrel and inside of flanges or the drum by means of a
suitable commercial adhesive material. The paper should be dried before use. Medium
grade craft paper shall be used in between the layers of the conductor.

7.0.6.4 After reeling the conductor, the exposed surface of the outer layer conductor shall be
wrapped with thin polythene sheet across the flanges to preserve the conductor from dirt,
grit and damage during transportation and handling and also to prevent ingress of rain water
during storage/transport.

7.0.6.5 The conductor ends shall be properly sealed and secured with the help of nails or bolts on
one side of the flanges to avoid loosening of conductor layers in transit and handling.

7.0.7.1 DOCUMENTATION:

7.0.8.1 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment along with offer:

i. Data Sheet.

ii. Typical cross-sectional details

iii. Catalogues.

iv. Wiring diagram.

v. Test certificates.

vi. Deviation List

7.0.8.2 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment after award of job for
approvals:

i. Filled datasheets

ii. Quality plan.

iii. Shipping drawing showing the dimensions and weights.

iv. Termination details, Bending Details

v. Catalogues

vi. O&M manual


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7.0.7 TEST :

ROUTINE TESTS:

All routine tests as per applicable standard shall be carried out in presence of engineer form
owner or their representative without any extra charges.

a. Check to ensure that the joints are as per specification.


b. Check that there are no cuts etc. on the strands.
c. Check that drums are as per specification.
d. All acceptance tests mentioned as above shall be carried out on each coil and the record of
the same shall be kept by the supplier and same shall be produced at the time of
inspection.
e. Resistance Test
TYPE TESTS:

The following Type Tests shall be conducted


a. Test for surface condition
b. Test for ultimate breaking load on stranded conductor.
If vendor can furnished the Type Test certificate for test conducted not 5 years before date of
supply, the type test can be waived off. Any failure of submission of certificate or
certificates older than 5 yrs., vendor need to perform the test without extra cost and time.

8.0.0 LIGHTNING ARRESTOR:

8.0.1 INTENT:

8.0.1.1 The intent of this Section is to provide the information for the 30 kV Lightning Arrester .The
design, manufacture, testing and performance of all equipment shall comply in all respects
with the requirements of the latest edition of the applicable standards and codes.

8.0.2 SCOPE:

8.0.2.1 The following is the scope of Supply, of the following :

a. 30 kV Lightning Arrestors including mounting Structures 06 Nos.


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b. Clamps, and Connectors 1 Lot.


8.0.2.2 The work shall be carried out in accordance with drawings, specifications and data sheets
enclosed with this document.

8.0.3 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS :

8.0.3.1 The LA's shall be supplied with insulating base to monitor the discharge currents.

8.0.3.2 Each LA shall be supplied with one discharge counter and leakage current indicator.

8.0.3.3 The discharge counter shall be provided with M12 tin plated brass studs with two nuts,
brass washers & spring washer for connections to Purchasers earth grid. Suitably rated
bypass shunt for bypassing the discharge counter shall also be provided.

8.0.3.4 The discharge counter shall be suitable for outdoor installation with IP55 protection.

8.0.3.5 The insulated flexible connector required for connecting LA to the discharge counter is in the
scope of the bidder.

8.0.3.6 The flexible connectors shall be of adequate length with margin.

8.0.3.7 The LA will be connected to ACSR conductor. The terminals shall be suitable for vertical
takeoff and clamps and connectors shall be indicated in Data sheet.

8.0.3.8 The materials and components not specifically stated in this specification but which are
necessary for satisfactory operation of the equipment are deemed to be included in the scope
of supply unless specifically excluded.

8.0.4 CONSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES:

8.0.4.1 Lightning arrestors shall be of the hermetically sealed type of self-supporting Construction,
suitable for mounting on the steel structures.

8.0.4.2 They shall have adequate thermal discharge capacity for severe switching surges, long
duration surges and multiple strokes. The lightning arrestors when provided with pressure
relief devices shall be capable of withstanding the internal pressures developed during the
above discharges without operation of the pressure relief devices..
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8.0.4.3 Spacers for gaps and valve elements or valve blocks shall be of ceramic material. These
shall be provided in such a way as to obtain robust construction, with excellent mechanical
and electrical properties.

8.0.4.4 Outer insulators shall be of porcelain having adequate mechanical strength and rigidity, for
satisfactory operation under climatic conditions obtaining at Site. Porcelain shall be finely
glazed and shall be free from imperfections.

8.0.4.5 Arrestors shall be designed to withstand seismic acceleration and wind pressure as specified.

8.0.4.6 Arrestors shall incorporate anti-contamination feature to prevent arrestor failure,


consequent to uneven voltage gradient across the stack in the event of contamination of the
arrestor porcelain. These features shall be described in detail when submitting the Bid.

8.0.4.7 Arrestors shall be suitable for hot line washing.

8.0.4.8 All metal parts shall be of non-rusting and non-corroding metal. Bolts, screws and pins
shall be provided with lock washers, keys or equivalent locking facilities. All similar parts,
particularly removable ones, shall be interchangeable.

8.0.4.9 Arrestors shall be capable of spark over on frequent switching surges.

8.0.4.10 Arrestors shall be capable of discharging over-voltages occurring during switching of


unloaded transformers, capacitor banks and long lines.

8.0.5 ACCESSORIES :

8.0.5.1 SUPPORTING ARRANGEMENT:

8.0.5.1.1 Arrestors shall be complete with insulating boxes having provision for bolting to flat surface
of supporting structure. Steel Supporting structure is part of the scope of supply of the
VENDOR. The VENDOR shall furnish detailed dimensional drawings indicating all fixing
details and electrical clearance diagram for installation.
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8.0.6 DISCHARGE COUNTER:

8.0.6.1 Self-contained discharge counter, suitably enclosed for outdoor use and requiring no auxiliary
or battery supply shall be provided for each single pole unit.

8.0.6.2 The discharge counter shall be visible through an inspection window.

8.0.6.3 The counter terminals shall be robust and shall be so located that incoming and outgoing
connections are made with minimum possible bends.

8.0.6.4 Suitably sized bypass shunts of copper to facilitate bypassing the discharge counter shall be
furnished. The design of the terminal connectors shall permit the connection of these shunts.

8.0.6.5 The connecting conductor from lightning arrestor earth terminal to the discharge counter
incoming terminal shall be insulated for a minimum of 4 kV and this insulated conductor shall
be supplied along with the arrestor by the VENDOR. This insulating conductor shall be of the
type which does not require sealing ends or plumbed joints at its either end for terminations.

8.0.6.6 A leakage current detector as an integral part of the discharge counter shall be supplied.
The counter along with the detector shall be so arranged that it will be possible to read the
leakage current values from ground level. The value of leakage current beyond which the
operation is abnormal shall be clearly marked in red colour on the detector.
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8.0.7 GRADING RINGS :

8.0.7.1 Grading rings shall be provided on each complete arrestor unit for proper stress distribution
as dictated by the voltage class of the arrestor.

8.0.8 TERMINALS :

8.0.8.1 Arrestor shall be complete with line and earth terminals. The terminal clamps/connectors on
the earth terminal of the arrestors and the discharge counter incoming and outgoing
terminals shall be within the scope of the VENDOR.

8.0.9 NAME PLATES :

8.0.9.1 Each lightning arrestor shall be provided with non-rusting and non-corroding name plate
bearing Arrestor Identification as per applicable standards.

8.0.10 PAINTING:

8.0.10.1.1 The external finish paint shade for the LA, mounting structure, mechanism box and its
accessories if any shall be Shade 631 of IS 5.

8.0.10.2 The type of paint shall be synthetic enamel air-dried.

8.0.10.3 The interior of the Control Panel / Marshaling box shall be painted with glossy white enamel
paint.

8.0.10.4 All metallic parts shall have rust protection.

8.0.10.5 All steel surfaces shall be thoroughly cleaned by sand blasting or chemical agents as
required, to produce a smooth surface free of scales, grease and rust.

8.0.10.6 The external surfaces, after cleaning, shall be given a coat of high quality red oxide or yellow
chromate primer followed by filler coats.

8.0.10.7 Sufficient quantity of touch up paint shall be furnished for application after installation at site.

8.0.10.8 All supporting structures and hardware shall be hot dip galvanized.

8.0.11 DOCUMENTATION:

8.0.11.1 Bidder shall submit the following documents for equipment with the offer.
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a. Datasheet
b. Specifications
c. Catalogue
d. GA drawings & Installation Drawings
e. QAP
f. Test Certificates
g. Support Structure drawing
h. Discharge counter details drawing
i. Packing list
j. Deviation list

8.0.11.2 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment after award of job for
approvals:

a. Datasheet
b. Overall general arrangement drawings giving plan, section, foundation loading
data (both static and dynamic), side view, etc in cad drawings
c. Control and schematic diagrams with ferrule and terminal numbers.
d. Catalogue of the Equipment
e. General outline drawings showing dimensions, net and shipping weights, quantity
etc.
f. Internal component layout drawings.
g. Sectional views showing the general constructional features of the circuit breaker
including operating mechanism, arcing chambers, contacts, Vacuum bottle, with
bushing lifting dimensions.
h. General arrangement of the foundations or structure mountings in CAD.
i. Instruction and Training Manual
j. Packing drawings and Packing list
k. Equipment Storage
l. QAP

8.0.12 TESTs :
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ROUTINE TEST:
a. Measurement of reference voltage
b. Residual voltage test
c. Leakage check
d. Current distribution test for multi column arrester
e. Physical Inspection for Dimension verifications
f. Operational test on Leakage Detector and surge Counter.
All the routine test certificates as per relevant IS of LAs and the insulators shall be submitted
at the time of inspection.

TYPE TESTS:
The equipment offered should be type tested.

a. Power frequency residual voltage test


b. Switching impulse residual voltage test
c. Repeated energy withstand test
d. Energy withstand and power frequency voltage stability tests
e. Pressure relief test
If Type test report not less than 5 year old, conducted on equivalent and similar equipment,
listed type tests need not to perform again. Any failure of submission.

9.0.0 CURRENT TRANSFORMER & POTENTIAL TRANSFORMER:

9.0.1 INTENT:
9.0.1.1 The intent of this Section is to provide the information for the 33 kV CT and 33kV PT.

The design, manufacture, testing and performance of all equipment shall comply in all
respects with the requirements of the latest edition of the applicable standards and codes.

9.0.2 SCOPE OF SUPPLY:


9.0.2.1 The following is the scope of Supply, of the following:

a. 33kV Current Transformers including mounting Structures 6 Nos ( 2 sets)


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b. 33kV Potential Transformers including mounting Structures 6 Nos (2 sets)

9.0.2.2 The work shall be carried out in accordance with drawings, specifications and data sheets
enclosed with this document.

9.0.3 SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:


9.0.3.1 The design, manufacture, testing and performance of all equipment shall comply in all
respects with the requirements of the latest edition of the applicable standards and codes.

9.0.3.2 CTs & PTs shall be hermetically sealed type and their corresponding terminal boxes shall
have a degree of protection of IP 65.

9.0.3.3 The terminals for CT secondary shall be shorting type and suitable for conductor size up to
6 sq.mm. Minimum of 6 spare terminal connectors shall be available in CT junction boxes
for Purchasers use.

9.0.3.4 Double compression type glands of suitable size shall be supplied along with CT & PT
terminal boxes.

9.0.3.5 CT & PT terminals shall be suitable for horizontal take off of ACSR Conductor and clamps
and connectors shall be as indicated in Data Sheet.

9.0.3.6 Instrument transformers shall be complete with accessories like terminal connectors,
grounding lugs, filling and draining plugs, oil sight glass, weather proof terminal box etc.

9.0.4 CONSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES OF CT :


9.0.4.1 Current Transformers shall be in appropriate voltage class oil filled shaded porcelain
bushings, suitable for outdoor service and upright mounting on steel structures.
9.0.4.2 Design and construction of CTs shall be sufficient to withstand the thermal and
mechanical stresses resulting from the specified short circuit current.
9.0.4.3 The core laminations shall be of cold rolled grain oriented silicon steel or other equivalent
alloy. The exciting current shall be as low as possible and the current transformer shall be
capable of maintaining its rated accuracy for burdens and saturation limits specified.
9.0.4.4 Current Transformers shall be suitable for outdoor use. Current Transformers shall have
high accuracy commensurate with the faster protection schemes employed in the system.
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The cores to be used for protection shall, therefore, besides being of low reactance type,
produce undistorted secondary currents under transient condition on all the ratios.
9.0.4.5 CT secondary terminals shall be brought out in a weather proof terminal box.
9.0.4.6 The terminal box shall be provided with five glands suitable for 1100 V grade, PVC
insulated, PVC sheathed, 6 sq.mm copper conductor cables.
9.0.4.7 Polarity marks shall be indelibly marked on each current transformer and at the lead
terminations in the associated terminal block.
9.0.4.8 Facility shall be provided for short circuiting and grounding the CT secondary at the
terminal blocks.
9.0.4.9 CT shall be provided with name plate showing the particulars and diagram of the current
transformer in line with the relevant IEC.
9.0.4.10 CTs shall be hermetically sealed to eliminate breathing, prevent air and moisture from
entering the tank. These shall be provided with oil level gauge and pressure relieving
device capable of releasing abnormal pressure.
9.0.4.11 Continuous current rating of secondary winding of core should be as per requirement
specified. The secondary terminal should be brought out in a compartment on one side of
CT for easy access.
9.0.4.12 CT secondary terminals should be provided with short circuiting arrangement. The
secondary leads should be adequately reinforced to withstand normal handling without
damage.
9.0.4.13 The sealing arrangement of secondary terminals should also be provided in a
compartment of two sides of CT terminal box. CT secondary terminal box should be
partitioned so as to house the metering terminals separately with the provision of sealing
and locking of the metering terminals.
9.0.4.14 CT cores used for protective relaying purpose should be of accuracy class specified.
Magnetization curves should be furnished for metering and protection cores.
9.0.4.15 The secondary terminal box and junction box should be partitioned in two compartments
comprising two hinged doors so as to house the metering & protection terminals
separately with locking and sealing arrangement.
9.0.4.16 METERING & PROTECTION should be clearly indicated on each compartment door
respectively by engraving or by providing the metallic plate.
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9.0.5 CONSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES OF PT :


9.0.5.1 The core of PTs should be of high grade, non-aging, electrical silicon laminated steel of low
hysteresis loss and high permeability to ensure high accuracy at both normal voltage and
over voltage.
9.0.5.2 The potential transformers shall be hermetically sealed to eliminate breathing and prevent
air and moisture from entering into the tank. If necessary these shall be provided with oil
level gauge and shall be provided with pressure relieving device capable of releasing
abnormal internal pressures. The details of hermetic sealing should be given in the offer.
9.0.5.3 The potential transformers will consist of a top tank to accommodate primary terminal
assembly, oil level gauge, pressure relief device etc. and a bottom tank to accommodate
secondary cores, terminal boxes etc.
9.0.5.4 All potential transformers shall be paper insulated oil filled type. The potential transformers
unit after providing paper insulation shall be housed in the tank containing oil. Please note
that epoxy casting in primary & secondary core is not acceptable.

9.0.6 MAIN TANK :


9.0.6.1 Material for main tank which should be minimum 3 mm thick mild steel / stainless steel /
Aluminium alloy.
9.0.6.2 The practice of providing inserts of non-magnetic material in the body of the tank with
suitable welding to reduce eddy current shall not be acceptable. This problem should be
avoided by selection of tank of suitable material.
9.0.6.3 Welded joints have to be minimized to avoid possibility of oil leakage. In any case welding
in horizontal plane shall be avoided.
9.0.6.4 Cutting of slot or hole in the bottom tank should be done smoothly to avoid any sharp
edges within the tank. All welded surfaces need to be smoothening and shall be covered
with pressboard or other insulating material of good mechanical properties.
9.0.6.5 The bottom tank should not have any dents and pitting to ensure proper tightening of
gasket and to avoid any oil leakage. Fabrication of bottom tank shall be done by utilizing
fresh sheet steel only.
9.0.6.6 The top & bottom tanks should be painted with two coats of zinc chromate primer both
inside and outside after proper cleaning and pickling. Finally the inside of tanks should be
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painted with two coats of white enameled paint or any other paint which is non-reactive to
oil.

9.0.7 BUSHINGS:
9.0.7.1 Bushings shall be made of homogeneous, vitreous porcelain of high mechanical and
dielectric strength. Glazing of porcelain shall be of uniform brown or dark brown colour
with a smooth surface arranged to shed away rain water.
9.0.7.2 Bushings conforming to IS-2099 & 3347 shall be hollow porcelain type hermetically
sealed to prevent ingress of moisture and with suitable facility to indicate oil level.
9.0.7.3 Cast metal end caps for the bushings shall be of high strength, hot dip galvanized
malleable iron. They shall have smooth surface to prevent discharge taking place
between the metal parts and porcelain as a result of ionization.
9.0.7.4 All instruments transformers shall be provided with terminal connectors suitable to
receive ACSR conductor in case of 33 KV CTs
9.0.7.5 Two grounding terminals shall be provided on the tank of each transformer on opposite
sides with separate earthing terminal for bolted connection to station earthing system..
The grounding conductor shall be of GI flat of size 50x6 sq. mm.

9.0.8 MATERIAL:
9.0.8.1 For non-current carrying parts, the bolts, nuts, washer and check nuts up to 10mm size
should be of stainless steel and 12 mm size or above should be hot dip galvanized
marked with ISI certification mark.
9.0.8.2 Nuts, washers, bolt for current carrying parts should be tinned copper. These should be
manufactured by a reputed concern.

9.0.9 CONNECTORS:

9.0.9.1 The design of the connectors shall be such as to give intimate contact between the
conductor and terminal and offer protection to the contact surfaces against effects of
electrolytic (between two dissimilar metals) and atmospheric corrosion.
9.0.9.2 The connector shall have sufficient mechanical strength and shall completely enclose the
conductor and terminals.
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9.0.9.3 The connector shall hold the conductor and terminal very tightly so that the connector
withstands the mechanical stresses set up by vibration, wind and short circuit current.
9.0.9.4 The conductivity of connectors shall be high to minimize power loss. The connector
should be designed with large factor of safety and should comply in all respect of
temperature rise; resistance and tensile strength.

9.0.10 INSULATING OIL:

9.0.10.1 A sufficient quantity of oil for the base top and porcelain housing shall be furnished with
each CT.
9.0.10.2 PTs shall be supplied completely filled with oil. The oil shall confirm to the requirement o
IS: 335.

9.0.11 JUNCTION BOX:

9.0.11.1 One junction box each shall be provided for each set of three nos. single phases 33kV
CTs and PT.
9.0.11.2 Each junction box shall be equipped with at least 38 nos. terminals. CT Terminal box
shall be provided with shorting links.
9.0.11.3 These terminals shall be suitable to receive at least 6 sq.mm copper conductor cable.
These terminals should be suitable to withstand up to 5 kV. Terminal blocks shall be
provided with serial no. tags.

9.0.12 STRUCTURES:

9.0.12.1 The scope of work includes supply, fabrication, galvanizing, marking/ punching part
numbers of all steel structures required for the mounting for Equipment.
9.0.12.2 Preparation of fabrication drawings shall be in vendor scope.

9.0.13 PAINTING:

9.0.13.1 The finish shade shall be 631 of IS 5.


9.0.13.2 The type of paint shall be synthetic enamel air-dried.
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9.0.13.3 The interior of the terminal box shall be painted with glossy white enamel paint.
9.0.13.4 All metal parts coming in contact with oil shall be painted with oil resistant paint.
9.0.13.5 All steel surfaces shall be thoroughly cleaned by sand blasting or chemical agents as
required, to produce a smooth surface free of scales, grease and rust.
9.0.13.6 All supporting structures and hardware shall be hot dip galvanized.

9.0.14 DOCUMENTATION:

9.0.14.1 Vendor shall submit the following documents for equipment with the offer.
a. Datasheet
b. Specifications
c. Catalogue
d. GA drawings & Installation Drawings
e. QAP
f. Test Certificates
g .Support Structure drawing
h. Discharge counter details drawing
i. Packing list
j .Deviation list
9.0.14.2 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment after award of job for
approvals:
k. Datasheet
l. Overall general arrangement drawings giving plan, section, foundation loading
data (both static and dynamic), side view, etc in cad drawings
m. Schematic diagrams with ferrule and terminal numbers.
n. Catalogue of the Equipment
o. General outline drawings showing dimensions, net and shipping weights, quantity
etc.
p. Internal component layout drawings.
q. Sectional views showing the general constructional features including bushing
lifting dimensions, mounting arrangement and support structure details.
r. General arrangement of the foundations or structure mountings in CAD file.
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s. Instruction and Training Manual


t. Packing drawings and Packing list
u. Equipment Storage
v. QAP

9.0.15 TEST :

9.0.15.1 ROUTINE TEST ON CT AND PT :


i. Verification of terminal markings and polarity.
ii. Ratio Test
iii. High voltage power frequency tests on primary windings.
iv. High voltage power frequency tests on secondary windings.
v. Determination of errors according to the requirements of the appropriate accuracy
class.
vi. Polarity Test
vii. High Voltage test on Junction Box.

9.0.15.2 ROUTINE TEST ON BUSHING:


i. Visual examination.
ii. One minute dry withstand test.
iii. Oil tightness test.
9.0.15.3 TYPE TEST ON CT AND PT :
i. Temperature rise.
ii. Impulse withstand test
iii. Partial Discharge Test
iv. Capacitance and Tan Delta measurement
v. Magnetization current measurement.
9.0.15.4 TYPE TEST ON BUSHINGS:
i. Partial Discharge Test in dusty, wet and dry conditions.
ii. Capacitance and Tan Delta measurement
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10.0.0 CONTROL AND RELAY PANEL:

10.0.1 INTENT:
10.0.1.1 The intent of this specification is to provide the information for the Control and Relay panel.

The design, manufacture, testing and performance of all equipment shall comply in all
respects with the requirements of the latest edition of the applicable standards and codes.

10.0.2 SCOPE OF SUPPLY:


10.0.2.1 Vendor shall design and supply control and relay panel outdoor type required .

10.0.2.2 No. of panels and their configuration shall be optimum housing minimum of number of
verticals.

Control and Relay panel : 1 no.

10.0.2.3 The relays and control, metering and indication equipments, cubicles etc. shall be sourced
from a well-known and proven manufacturer who is adept in the manufacture of these items.

10.0.3 CONSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES :


10.0.3.2 The Control and Relay Board shall be of panels of control desk type at upcoming 33KV
Substation. It is the responsibility of the vendor to ensure that the equipment specified and
equipment required for completeness of the Protection/Control Schemes be properly
accommodated in the panels without congestion.

10.0.3.3 The panels shall be completely metal enclosed to ensure a dust, moisture and vermin
proof atmosphere. The enclosure shall provide a degree of protection not less than IP 31.

10.0.3.4 Panels shall be rigid free standing and floor mounting type and comprise of structural
frames enclosed completely with specially selected texture finished, cold rolled sheet steel
of thickness not less than 3 mm for weight bearing members of the panels such as base
frame, front sheet and door frames and not less than 2.0 mm for sides, door top and
bottom portions. There shall be sufficient reinforcement to provide level surfaces,
resistance to vibration and rigidity during transportation and installation.

10.0.3.5 All joints shall be made flush and all edges shall be bent at right angles and rounded. All
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structural members shall be bolted or welded together. Necessary arrangement shall be


provided for bolting together the adjacent panels as well as for fastening them to the floor.

10.0.3.6 The opening required for mounting the Equipment shall be punched or cut and filed
smooth. All doors, removable covers and panels shall be gasketed all around with
synthetic rubber gaskets Neoprene/EPDM generally conforming to provision of IS.
Ventilating louvers, if provided shall have screens and filters. The screens shall be made
of either brass or GI wire mesh. Frame shall be designed and supplied by vendor.

10.0.3.7 All control cables shall be laid in control room via cable trench in ground floor. The cable
then raised to first floor through cable trays. Hence cable entries to the panels shall be
from the bottom. The bottom plates of the panels shall be fitted with removable gland
plates for fixing the cable glands, the size of which shall suit the owner's external cables to
the panels.

10.0.3.8 Cable gland plates shall be fitted without glands. Cable gland plate fitted in the bottom of
the panel and it shall be connected to the earthing of panel/station through a flexible
braided copper conductor rigidly.

10.0.3.9 Necessary foundation drawings showing cables entry positions and foundation belt
locations shall be supplied by the Vendor. All necessary arrangements shall be made
inside the control panel to hold the cables so that no load comes on terminals due to the
weight of hanging cable. Owner's external cable connections will be terminated on the
terminal blocks to be provided by the Vendor.

10.0.3.10 Design, material selection and workmanship shall be such as to result in neat appearance,
inside and outside with no welds, rivets or bolt head apparent from outside with all exterior
surfaces tune and smooth.

10.0.3.11 Relay panels of modern, modular construction of standard 19" 483 mm width in
accordance with IEC 60297 shall also be acceptable.

10.0.4 MOUNTING:
10.0.4.2 All equipment on and in panels shall be mounted and completely wired to the terminals
blocks ready for external connection. The equipment on front of panel shall be mounted
flush.
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10.0.4.3 Equipment shall be mounted such that removal and replacement can be accomplished
individually without interruption of service to adjacent devices and are readily accessible
without use of special tools. Terminal marking shall be clearly visible.

10.0.4.4 Cutouts if any, provided for future mounting of equipment shall be properly blanked off with
blanking plate.

10.0.4.5 The Centre lines of switches, push buttons and indicating lamps shall be not less than 750
mm from the bottom of the panel. The Centre lines of relays, meters and recorders shall
be not less than 450 mm from the bottom of the panel.

10.0.4.6 The Centre lines of switches, push buttons and indicating lamps shall be matched to give a
neat and uniform appearance. Likewise the top lines of all meters, relays and recorders etc.
shall be matched. No equipment shall be mounted on the doors.

10.0.4.7 All the equipment connections and cabling shall be designed and arranged to minimize the
risk of fire and damage which may be caused by fire.

10.0.5 PANEL INTERNAL WIRING AND OTHER ACCESSORY EQUIPMENT:


10.0.5.2 Panels shall be supplied complete with interconnecting wiring provided between all
electrical devices mounted and wired in the panels and between the devices and terminal
blocks for the devices to be connected to equipment outside the panels.

10.0.5.3 When panels are arranged to be located adjacent to each other all inter panel wiring and
connections between the panels shall be furnished and the wiring shall be carried out
internally. These adjacent inter panel wiring shall be clearly indicated in the drawing
furnished by the Vendor.

10.0.5.4 All wiring shall be carried out with 1100V grade, single core, stranded copper conductor
wires with PVC insulation and shall be low smoke flame retardant grade which shall
have oxygen index not less than 29 and temperature index not less than 250 deg. C.
The minimum size of the stranded copper conductor used for internal wiring shall be 2.5
mm sq. Copper.

10.0.5.5 All internal wiring shall be securely supported, neatly arranged, readily accessible and
connected to equipment terminals and terminal blocks. Wiring gutters & troughs shall be
used for this purpose.
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10.0.5.6 Auxiliary bus wiring for AC and DC supplies, voltage transformer circuits, annunciation
circuits and other common services shall be provided near the top of the panels running
throughout the entire length of the panels. These buses shall have a nominal cross section
equivalent to a copper diameter of 6 mm and shall be suitably insulated all along their run.
D.C. buses shall be divided into two sections to permit two independent supply points.

10.0.5.7 Wire termination shall be made with solder less crimping type and tinned copper lugs
which firmly grip the conductor and insulation. Insulated sleeves shall be provided on all
the wire terminations. Engraved core identification plastic ferrules marked to correspond
with panel wiring diagram shall be fitted at both ends of each wire. Ferrules shall fit tightly
on the wire and shall not fall off when the wire is disconnected from terminal blocks. All
wires directly connected to device shall be distinguished by the addition of red colored
unlettered ferrule. Numbers 6 and 9 shall be underlined for correct position in ferule. The
wire numbers shown in the wiring diagram shall be as per IS 305.

10.0.5.8 Longitudinal troughs extending throughout the full length of the panel shall be preferred for
inter panel wiring. Inter-connections to adjacent panel shall be brought out to a separate
set of terminal blocks located near the slots of holes meant for taking the inter-connecting
wires. Arrangements shall permit easy inter-connections to adjacent panels at site and
wires for this purposes provided by Vendor shall be looped and bunched properly inside
the panel.

10.0.5.9 Vendor shall be solely responsible for the completeness and correctness of the internal
wiring and for the proper functioning of the connected equipment.

10.0.6 TERMINAL BLOCKS:


10.0.6.2 All internal wiring to be connected to the external equipment shall terminate on terminal
blocks, preferably vertically mounted on the side of each panel. Terminal blocks shall be
1100 V grade and have 10 amps continuous rating, moulded piece, complete with
insulated barriers, stud type terminals, washers, nuts and lock nuts. Terminal block design
shall include a white fiber markings strip with clear plastic, slip-on/clip-on terminal covers.
Markings on the terminal strips shall correspond to wire number and terminal numbers on
the wiring diagrams.

10.0.6.3 Not more than 2 wires shall be connected to any terminal. Suitable supports shall be
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provided for the incoming cables. The terminal blocks shall be arranged to provide
maximum accessibility to all conductor terminations. The terminal blocks shall be fully
enclosed with easily removable covers and made of molded, non-inflammable plastic
material with bases and barriers moulded integrally.

10.0.6.4 Terminal blocks for current transformer and voltage transformer secondary leads shall be
provided with test links and isolating facilities. Also current transformer secondary leads
shall be provided with short circuiting and earthing facilities.

10.0.6.5 At least 20% spare terminals shall be provided on each panel and these spare terminals
shall be uniformly distributed on all terminal blocks.

10.0.6.6 Unless otherwise specified, terminal blocks shall be suitable for connecting the following
conductors of owner's cables:

a. All circuits expect CT circuits one 2.5 Sqmm. copper

b. All CT minimum of two of 6 mm sq. copper.

c. PT circuits incoming terminal 2.5 sqmm copper and other 2.5 sqmm copper

d. AC/DC power supply circuits one of 6 mm sq. aluminum.

10.0.6.7 There shall be a minimum clearance of 250 mm between the first row of terminal blocks
and the associated cable gland plate or panel side wall as per the terminal block mounting
arrangement adopted. Also, the clearance between two rows of terminal blocks shall be a
minimum of 150 mm.

10.0.6.8 Arrangement of the terminal block assemblies and the wiring channel within the enclosure
shall be such that a row of terminal blocks is run parallel and in close proximity along each
side of the wiring duct to provide for convenient attachment of internal panel wiring. The side
of the terminal block opposite the wiring duct shall be reserved for the owner's external cable
connection. An adjacent terminal block shall also share this field wiring corridor. A steel strip
shall be connected between wiring shall be provided with adequate support inside the
panels to hold them firmly and to enable free and flexible termination without causing strain
to terminals.

10.0.6.9 All number and sizes of the owner's multicore incoming cable will be furnished to the Vendor
after placement of the order. All necessary cable terminating accessories such as gland
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plates, packing glands, crimp type tinned copper lugs supporting clamps and brackets,
wiring troughs and gutters etc. for owner's cable shall be included in the Vendor's scope of
supply.

10.0.7 METERS
10.0.7.2 All instrument & meters shall be enclosed in dust proof, moisture resistant, black finished
cases and shall be suitable for tropical use.

10.0.7.3 All accessories including the test switches and test plugs, where applicable shall be
furnished. Their elements shall be shock resistant and shielded from external magnetic fields.

10.0.8 INDICATING INSTRUMENTS:


10.0.8.2 Unless otherwise specified all electrical indicating instruments shall have circular 240 deg.
scale and with a dial of 96 mm x 96 mm. They shall be suitable for flush mounting with only
flanges projecting on vertical panel and back connected.

10.0.8.3 Instrument covers shall be of shadow proof design, utilizing all available light. The indicating
instruments shall have red marks on the dial corresponding to rated values of the associated
primary equipment.

10.0.8.4 Ammeters and current coils of Wattmeter and VAR meters shall continuously withstand
120% of rated current and 10 times the rated current for 0.5 sec. without loss of accuracy.

10.0.8.5 Voltmeters and potential coils of Wattmeter and VAR meters shall withstand 120% of rated
voltage for 0.5 seconds without loss of accuracy.

10.0.8.6 Digital meter shall have digital display of five (5) and four (4) digits respectively with display
size not less than 25 mm (height).

10.0.9 UTILITY TRIVECTOR METERS:


10.0.9.2 Energy meters shall be static type conforming to IEC: 62053 and suitable for inter utility EHV
bi-directional power flow and for CT/PT connection.

10.0.9.3 The static meter shall carryout measurement of active energy (import) and reactive energy
(import) by 3-phase four wire principles suitable for balanced/unbalanced 3-phase load. The
accuracy of energy measurement shall be 0.2 for active energy and 1 for reactive energy.
The active and reactive energy shall be directly computed in CT & VT primary ratings and
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stored in four different registers of the memory of the meter as MWH (E), MVAH (E), MWH (I)
and MVARH(I). Further the meter shall continuously integrate the energy readings of each
register up to that time.

10.0.9.4 All these readings shall be displayed on demand. Cumulative reading of each register shall
be stored in non-volatile memory at the end of each hour of the day starting from 0100 hrs.
These readings shall be stored for a period of 40 days before being erased.

10.0.9.5 The static meter shall have a built-in clock and calendar having an accuracy of at least 1
minute per month or better. Date/time shall be displayed on demand. The clock shall be
synchronized by GPS time synchronizing equipment being provided or other time signals.

10.0.9.6 Each meter shall have a unique identification code provided and shall be marked
permanently on the front and also on the non-volatile memory. The voltage monitoring of all
the three voltages shall be provided.

10.0.9.7 The meter shall normally operate with power drawn from VT supplies. The power supply to
the meter shall be healthy even with a single phase VT supply. An automatic backup shall
be provided by a builtin life time battery and shall not need replacement for at least ten years
with a continuous VT interruption of at least two years. Date and time of VT interruption and
restoration shall be automatically stored in non-volatile memory.

10.0.9.8 The static meter shall have an optical port at the front of the meter for data collection by a
hand held device.

10.0.10 RELAYS:

10.0.13.1 PROTECTION RELAYS:

a. All Protection relays shall be numerical type and confirm IEC 60870-5-103.

b. Each relay shall have 1 no Ethernet Port and 1no RS 485 Port for Remote SCADA /
BUMS connection.

c. Relays shall be suitable for flush or semi-flush mounting on the front with connections
from the rear.
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d. All AC relays shall be suitable for operation of 50hz AC voltage fed from PT at 110V/ Sqrt
3 and CT secondary at 1 A .

e. The relays shall be designed to operate successfully for DC voltage of 85% to 110% of
rated 110V DC.

f. The relays shall behave communication port of Ethernet IP.

g. The protection relay shall have sufficient binary inputs and outputs. The relay shall have
min 4 line of LCD display with Alpha numeric key pad.

h. The relay shall be have inbuilt Event / disturbance/ fault recorder with date and time
stamping.

i. Relay shall be selectable / programmable all operational characteristics as per IEC and
ANSI.

10.0.13.2 AUXILIARY RELAYS:

a. Auxiliary relays can be either static/ comb flex type. If electromechanical relays are offered,
same shall be considered only after approval. Any disapproval of same, vendor shall
supply equivalent static / combiflex relays without any extra cost or time.

b. All tripping relays shall be flag relay with manual reset type.

c. Auxiliary relays for condition monitoring like transformer WTI, OTI, Buchholz shall have
communication port of Ethernet IP.

d. Self-reset auxiliary/monitoring voltages relays for specified D.C. Voltage shall be provided
for use in the interlocking schemes for multiplication of contacts, and for monitoring of
control supplied and circuit.

e. Monitoring relays for lockout relay circuit shall be connected in series with lockout relay
coils.

f. The supply and circuit monitoring relay shall be connected to initiate an alarm upon failure
of respective supply circuit. They shall preferably have reverse flags, which drop when the
relay is de-energized.

10.0.13.3 TRIP CIRCUIT SUPERVISION RELAYS:


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a. The trip circuit shall be supervised by means of relays. The scheme shall continuously
monitor the trip circuit both before closing and after closing of the breaker.

b. The scheme shall detect

i. Failure of trip supply to trip coil of each phase

ii. Open circuit of trip circuit wiring and

iii. Failure of mechanism to complete the tripping operation.

c. The relay shall have time delay on drop off of not less than 200 milli-seconds and be
provided with operation indications for each phase.

d. Necessary external resistors for trip circuit supervision relays shall be supplied.

10.0.13.4 D.C. SUPPLY SUPERVISION RELAY:

a. The relay shall be capable of monitoring the failure of DC supply to which it is connected.

b. It shall have adequate potential free contacts to meet the scheme requirement.

c. The relay shall have a 'time delay on drop-off' of not less than 100 milliseconds and be
provided with operation indicator/flag.

10.0.13.5 HIGH SPEED TRIPPING RELAY :

a. It shall be instantaneous operating (operating time not to exceed 10 milli seconds).

b. It shall have adequate hand resetting type contacts to meet the requirement of scheme.

c. It shall have necessary supervisory relays

10.0.11 MISCELLANEOUS ACCESSORIES:


10.0.11.2 240 Volts, Single Phase, 50 Hz AC socket with switch suitable to accept 5 amps and 15 amps
pin round standard plug, shall be provided.

10.0.11.3 Lighting fixture rated for 240 Volts, single phase, 50Hz supply for the interior illumination of the
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panel during maintenance shall be provided. The fittings shall be complete with switch-fuse unit
and switching of the lighting shall be controlled by the respective panel door switch.

10.0.11.4 Each panel shall be provided with necessary arrangements for receiving, distributing &isolating
the DC and AC supplies for various control, signaling, and lighting and space heater circuits.

10.0.11.5 The incoming and sub-circuits shall be separately provided with miniature circuit breakers
(MCB). Selection of the main and sub-circuit MCB ratings shall be such as to ensure selective
clearance of sub-circuit faults. Each MCB shall be provided with one potential free contact and
the same shall be wired for annunciation purpose.

10.0.11.6 Tubular space heaters of adequate capacity and suitable for connection to single phase, 240V,
50Hz supply shall be provided inside each panel and controlled by a thermostat.

10.0.11.7 Switchboard type, back connected semi flush mounting type test blocks with contacts suitably
rated shall be provided with links or other devices to enable insertion of a series device into the
circuit without causing open circuit in the CT. secondary or to enable short circuiting of the CT.
Secondary.

10.0.11.8 Test block covers shall be removable from the front of the panels and shall be provided with
suitable sealing arrangement to prevent unauthorized access to the test studs. If any test
plugs are to be used with the test studs, 6 Nos. of each type of such test plugs shall be
supplied free with the main equipment.

10.0.11.9 Test link, special terminal boards and other accessories normally required for testing
operation and maintenance of all relays and meters shall be furnished by the Vendor.

10.0.12 EARTHING:
10.0.12.2 All panels shall be equipped with an earth bus securely fixed. Location of earth bus shall
ensure no radiation interference for earth systems under various switching conditions of
isolators and breakers. The material and the sizes of the bus bar shall be at least 50 x 6 mm
GI flat or equivalent copper unless specified otherwise. When several panels are mounted
adjoining each other, the earth bus shall be made continuous and necessary connectors and
clamps for this purpose shall be included in the scope of supply of Vendor. Provision shall
be made for extending the earth bus bars to future adjoining panels on either side.

10.0.12.3 Provision shall be made on each earth bus bars of the end panels for connecting Owner's
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earthing grid. Necessary terminal clamps and connectors for the purpose shall be included
in the scope of supply of Vendor. The size of Owner's earthing grid connections will be
furnished later to the Vendor. The earth wire or screens should be clearly bonded and
earthed at the gland plate. The earthing scheme shall be got approved

10.0.12.4 All metallic cases of relays, instruments and other panel mounted equipment shall be
connected to the earth bus by independent copper wires of size not less than 2.5 sq.mm.
The colour code of earthing wires shall be green. Earthing wire shall be connected on
terminals with suitable clamp connectors and soldering shall not be permitted.

10.0.12.5 Looping of earth connections which would result in loss of earth connection to other devices
when the loop is broken shall not be permitted. However, looping of earth connections
between equipment to provide alternative paths to earth bus shall be provided.

10.0.12.6 VT and CT secondary neutral or common lead shall be earthed at one place only at the
terminal blocks where they enter the panel. Such earthing shall be made through links so
that earthing may be removed from one group without disturbing continuity of earthing
system for other groups.

10.0.12.7 The detailed earthing scheme shall be submitted for approval.

10.0.13 NAME PLATES:


10.0.13.2 All equipment mounted on front and rear side as well as equipment mounted inside the
panels shall be provided with individual name plates with equipment designation engraved.
Also on the top of each panel on front as well as rear side large and bold name plates shall
be provided for circuit/feeder designation. These circuit labels shall be larger than the other
name plates.

10.0.13.3 All front mounted equipment shall also be provided at the rear with individual name plates
engraved with tag numbers corresponding to the one shown in the panel internal wiring to
facilitate easy tracing of the wiring. The name plates shall be mounted directly by the side of
the respective equipment and shall not be hidden by the equipment wiring.

10.0.13.4 Name plates shall be made of non-rusting metal or 3 ply lamicoid. Name plates shall be
black with white engraving lettering. The name plate inscription and size of name plates and
letters shall be submitted to the Owner for approval.
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10.0.13.5 Each instrument and meter shall be prominently marked with the quantity measured (e.g. kV,
A, MW etc.). All relays and other devices shall be clearly marked with manufacturer's name
and type, serial numbers and electrical rating data.

10.0.13.6 Each switch shall bear clear inscription identifying its function. Similar inscription shall also
be provided on each device whose function is not otherwise identified. If any switch device
does not bear this inscription separate name plate giving its function shall be provided for it.
Switch shall also have clear inscription for each position indication .

10.0.13.7 All relays and other devices shall be clearly marked with manufacturer's name,
manufacturer's type, serial number and electrical rating data.

10.0.14 PAINTING:
10.0.14.2 The color shall be RAL 7032 for the enclosure

10.0.14.3 All metallic parts shall have rust protection.

10.0.14.4 All steel surfaces shall be thoroughly cleaned by sand blasting or chemical agents as
required, to produce a smooth surface free of scales, grease and rust.

10.0.14.5 The external surfaces, after cleaning, shall be given a coat of high quality red oxide or yellow
chromate primer followed by filler coats.

10.0.14.6 Sufficient quantity of touch up paint shall be furnished for application after installation at site.

10.0.14.7 All supporting structures and hardware shall be hot dip galvanized.

10.0.15 DOCUMENTATION:
10.0.15.2 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment along with offer:

a. Data sheet (Separate for CRP and Relays)


b. Tentative GA Drawings.
c. Catalogues
d .Wiring diagram
e. Test certificates.
f. Deviation List
10.0.15.3 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment after award of job for
approvals:
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a.Datasheets (Separate for CRP and Relays)

b. Tentative GA Diagrams
c. Quality plan.
d. Shipping drawing showing the dimensions and weights.
e. Erection drawings.
f. Rating plate drawing
g. Valid Type test Reports 2 sets
h. O&M manual of relays

10.0.16 TEST :
10.0.23.1 ROUTING TEST:

Control & Relay Panel shall also be subjected to following tests:

a. Mechanical operation Test.

b. Verification of degree of protection as per IS: 2147.

c. High voltage test/Insulator Resistance Test.

d. Electrical control, interlock & sequential operation test.

e. Verification of wiring as per approved schematic.


10.0.23.2 TYPE TEST :

Test certificates not older than 5 year from date of supply for All relays and instruments of
following test

a. Insulation tests

b. High frequency disturbance test

c. Impulse test

d. Fast transient test

e. Relay characteristics, performance and accuracy test as per IEC 60255

f. Tests for thermal and mechanical requirements

g. Contact performance test


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11.0.0 EARTH MAT:

11.0.1 INTENT:
11.0.1.1 The intent of this section is to provide information for the Earthing Mat to be provided in
the 33 kV switchyard area.

11.0.1.2 Earthing mat of the 33 kV switchyard shall be bonded to the following:

a. the neutral points of transformer & other equipment through their own independent
earthing electrodes.

b. Equipment framework and other non-current carrying parts in the switchyard and
transformer yard.

c. the earthing points of lightning arresters, through their permanent independent earthing
electrodes.

d. All extraneous metallic frameworks not associated with equipment.

e. Switchyard fence.

11.0.1.3 Provisions of all the earthing electrodes required for the various systems, lightning
arresters, voltage transformers, and the material for their and equipment framework
connections to the earthing mat shall also be in the Contractors scope.

11.0.1.4 Vendor shall Design, erection and commissioning of 75X10 mm copper flat & 2 numbers
of copper plate earth pits for power transformer neutral earthing.
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11.0.2 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS:

11.0.2.1 Earthing mat comprising a mesh made of MS rods with cross-sectional area not less than
about 500 sq.mm for welded runs and about 620 sq.mm for risers to be bolted to the
earthing pads on equipments, structures etc.

The design of the earthing mat shall be based on the following:


a. Average soil resistivity (ohm meter) : To be determined by the Contractor
b. Magnitude of design fault current (kA) :31.5KA
c. Duration of fault (second) : One (1)
d. Duration of shock (second) : Half (0.5)
e. Material of earthing mat conductor : Mild Steel
f. Type of joints:
Permanent : Welded
Suitable for testing operations : Bolted

g. Value of design ambient temperature : 50C


h. Type of surface layer : Crushed rock of size 15-20mm
i. Average resistivity of surface layer : 3000 (ohm meter)
j. Minimum diameter and type of earthing
Mat conductor:
Size : Not less 65X10mm
Type : GI flat
k. Allowance for corrosiveness of soil : Fifteen (15) percent
l. Minimum depth of burial of earthing mat : minimum 0.6 metre

11.02.2 The design of the earthing mat shall be such that the safe values of touch, step and transferred
potentials are not exceeded under any condition. Earthing electrodes shall be provided as
required and connected to earthing mat to achieve the desired value, if considered appropriate.
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11.02.3 If the transferred potential exceeds the permissible value, the Contractor shall take necessary
proven measures to protect the affected systems from the effects of transferred potential to the
satisfaction of the Owner.
11.02.4 The design of earthing mat shall provide for welded joints between the earthing mat conductors,
except where the mat may have to be isolated from equipment, cable sheath etc for testing.
The joints intended to be isolated for testing shall be bolted.

11.0.2.5 The welds shall be treated with Barium Chromate to protect them from rusting. The exposed
steel conductors/risers shall be protected with bituminous paint. The Barium Chromate
treated surfaces shall thereafter be painted with red lead and aluminum paint and coated
with bituminous paint.

11.0.2.6 Connections from mat to the switchyard equipment, frame work and other earthing points
shall be made with two connecting strips each of adequate cross-sectional areas as per
IS:3043 or 50 mm x 10 mm whichever is greater.

11.0.2.7 If the earthing mat terminates more than 1.5 meters inside the fenced area and electrical
isolation between the fencing and earthing mat can be ensured, the climbable fencing shall
be kept electrically isolated from the earthing mat and the fence shall be independently and
effectively earthed by running an earthing conductor under the boundary and connecting it to
the fencing at frequent intervals.

11.0.2.8 Connections from mat to the power transformer neutrals shall be made with 75x10mm
copper flat and neutral shall be connected to the earth mat through copper plate earth
electrodes.

11.0.2.9 If the earthing mat extends right up to fencing or where electrical isolation between the
earthing mat and fencing cannot be ensured, but the design calculations reveal that the
values of touch potentials both from within and outside the fenced-in area are within safe
limits, fencing shall be connected with the earthing mat at frequent intervals.

11.0.2.10 If the earthing mat extends right up to the fencing, but the calculations reveal that touch
potential at the fence is beyond tolerable limits, the earthing mat shall be terminated about 1.5
meter within the boundary line of the fence and the fence shall be electrically isolated and
independently earthed by running earthing conductor underneath the fence and bonded with
the fence at frequent intervals or by means of adequate number of earthing electrodes.
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11.0.2.11 Earthing terminal accessories wherever not supplied with the various equipment shall be
provided by the Contractor without any additional cost to the Owner.

11.0.3 DOCUMENTATION:

11.0.3.1 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment along with offer:

(i) Design procedure along with the various equations and values of constants proposed to
be adopted for the earthing mat design.
(ii) Typical general arrangement drawings of the proposed connections with equipment
frame-work, earthing electrodes, lightning arresters, and voltage transformers, details of
welded and bolted joints, earthing electrodes; details of protecting welded joints from
corrosion etc.
(iii) Description of the proposed measures for limiting the transferred potential in the systems
under influence.

11.0.3.2 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment after award of job for
approvals:

(i) Soil resistivity measurement report based on the measurement carried out.
(ii) Detailed calculations for determining the resistance of the earthing mat, values of
estimated step, touch and transferred potentials, ground potential rise etc.
(iii) Dimensional drawing of switchyard area showing the disposition of earthing mat
conductors and extension of risers to the various equipments, structures, drawings &
locations of earthing electrodes and their connections to all the related equipments, fence
etc.
(iv) Bill of materials giving estimated quantities of main earthing mat conductor, risers, and
electrodes separately.
(v) Results of measurements of actual resistance of earthing mat, touch, step and
transferred potentials.
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12.0.0 DIRECT STROKE LIGHTNING PROTECTION SYSTEM:

12.0.1 SCOPE:

12.0.1.1 The type and requirements of the system for protection of the 33 kV bus bars, switchyard to
transformer yard connections and transformer yard equipment from direct strokes of
lightning are specified in this sub-section.

12.0.2 DESIGN REQUIREMENTS:

12.0.2.1 The design of the direct stroke lightning protection system shall be based on adequate
number of lightning masts of appropriate height installed in the switchyard in such a manner
that they provide adequate shielding cover to all the 33 kV bus bars, their connections to the
bay equipment and the equipment from the direct lightning strokes. The equipment in the
transformer yard and the connections of the same to the switchyard gantry shall be shielded
with lightning masts.

12.02.2 The lightning masts shall consist of switchyard lattice steel structures (these can be the
towers for the busbar supports) on the top of which pipes of adequate heights and
dimensions shall be rigidly fixed suitably.

12.02.3 The thickness of zinc coating on the galvanized elements shall be commensurate with the
very high level of pollution in the area.
12.02.4 Assumptions, if any, on which design of the direct stroke lightning protection offered is
based shall be clearly stated in the bid.

12.03.0 DOCUMENTATION:
12.0.3.1 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment along with offer:

(i) Drawings of the transformer yard and switchyard showing the locations of lightning
masts etc.
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(ii) Typical general arrangement drawings of pipe masts, proposed arrangements for
fixing the pipe masts, shielding wire termination, grounding etc.

12.0.3.2 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment after award of job for
approvals:

(i) Calculations for determining the heights of lightning masts, zones of protection etc.
(ii) Dimensional drawings of the switchyard in plan and sections showing the mast in
positions and their zones of protection.
(iii) Dimensional drawings giving details of masts, fixing arrangements of pipes on the
switchyard structures, shield wires etc.
(iv) Dimensional drawing of earthing electrodes and connections of the same to the
direct-stroke lightning protection system.
(v) Bill of materials.
(vi) Other relevant data, information etc.

13.0.0 NEUTRAL GRONDING RESISTOR:

13.0.1 SCOPE:

13.0.1.1 This section covers Technical requirements of Neutral grounding resistor for 33/11Kv, 5
MVA Transformer.

13.0.1.2 Scope includes Design, manufacture, assemble, inspection, supply, Delivery at site,
Installation, testing and commissioning (SAT) & final handover for operation with
documentation.

13.0.2 SYSTEM PARTICULARS:

13.0.2.1 Power Supply (Primary side) : 33 kV 10%, 50 Hz 5%, 3Ph,


3 wire AC supply.

13.0.2.2 Fault Level : 31.5kA for 3 Sec at 11 kV

13.0.2.3 Space heater supply : 230 V 10%, 50 Hz 1%, 1


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13.0.2.4 Grounding Primary side : Not applicable

13.0.2.5 Grounding (11kV system) : Resistance grounding through


NGR designed for 250 amps for
10 Sec

13.0.3.1 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

13.0.3.1 The NGR equipment shall be brand new with state of art technology and proven field
track record.
13.0.3.2 Vendor shall ensure availability of spare parts and maintenance support services for the
offered equipment at least for 15 years from the date of supply.
13.0.3.3 Vendor shall give a notice of at least one year to the end user of equipment before
phasing out the product / spares to enable the end user for placement of order for spares
and services.

13.0.4 SITE CONDITIONS:

13.0.4.1 The Neutral Grounding Resistor shall be suitable for outdoor installation (without a shed)
and for satisfactory operation under conditions of restricted natural air ventilation . The
NGR shall be designed to operate under site conditions as specified in the data sheet. If
not specifically mentioned therein, a design ambient temperature of 50C and an altitude
not exceeding 1000m above mean sea level shall be considered.

13.0.5 NEUTRAL GROUNDING RESISTOR UNIT:

13.0.5.1 RESISTOR:

13.0.5.1.1 The resistor elements shall be made of unbreakable, corrosion proof, joint-less
stainless steel grids conforming to ASTM standard A240-304. The grids shall be in
punched form.
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13.0.5.1.2 Resistors shall be able to carry rated current specified in the data sheet for 10 seconds
with maximum temperature limited to 790 for stainless steel elements, while limiting
the temperature of Aluminium conductor /busbar to 350.

13.0.5.1.3 If specified in the data sheets, the resistor shall also be sized to carry 10% of the rated
current continuously with the maximum operating temperature of resistor elements
limited to 415C. Further, the temperature rise of the resistor elements when they carry
10% of the rated current followed by the specified rated current for 10 seconds shall
not exceed the temperature limits specified in clause 5.1.2 above. Under the steady
state conditions when the NGR carries 10% of the rated current, the surface
temperature of the enclosure, excluding the roof but including the separate canopy,
shall be limited to maximum 70C.

13.0.5.1.4 Grids shall be mounted on steel rods insulated by special heat-resistant insulating
materials, suitable for the above temperatures. Ceramic/ porcelain insulators shall be
used to insulate the resistor elements from the enclosure. The insulators and terminal
bushings shall have adequate minimum Creepage values (total and protected) for the
required voltage grade.

13.0.5.1.4 Resistor banks shall be provided in series and parallel combinations to achieve the
overall resistance value. Minimum two banks in parallel shall be provided in the system
unless specified otherwise.

13.0.5.2 ENCLOSURE:

13.0.5.2.1 The resistor elements shall be housed in a naturally ventilated Galvanized sheet steel
enclosure with minimum IP-31 degree of ingress protection and suitable for outdoor
installation.

13.0.5.2.2 The enclosure thickness shall not be less than 3mm. The NGR shall have a suitable
arrangement for fixing it on concrete foundations/ grouting in floor.
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13.0.5.2.3 The terminals for neutral and earthing connections shall be housed in a separate vermin-
proof, weatherproof terminal box with minimum IP-55 degree of ingress protection. The
terminal box shall be provided with a separate bolted removable undrilled gland plate of
non-magnetic material. This shall be drilled at site to suit the cable entry. A nickel plated
brass double compression cable gland of suitable size shall be provided along with the
terminal box.

13.0.5.2.4 A separate canopy shall be provided above the enclosure roof with a suitable air gap
between them. It shall also cover the terminal compartment. Hooks or handle shall be
provided to lift the canopy.

13.0.5.2.5 It shall be possible to periodically clean the resistor elements and enclosure after
removing the bolted side covers.

13.0.5.2.6 Facility shall be provided to earth the enclosure at two points. For this purpose, suitably
sized studs shall be provided on the sides of the enclosure to accommodate the
connection of copper /GI strip.

13.0.5.2.7 The bottom of the enclosure shall be suitably sloped and provided with a drain plug to
remove water that may get collected in the enclosures.

13.0.5.3 TERMINALS:

13.0.5.3.1 The two ends of the resistor shall be brought to suitable porcelain bushing type terminals of
adequate rating for the neutral and earth connections. The terminals shall be suitable for
terminating the specified size of cables / earthing strip and shall be supplied complete with
tinned-copper lugs. Bolted type link shall be provided for isolating the resistor at the neutral
end.
13.0.5.3.2 Suitable washers shall be provided between the grid element ends and the terminals to
maintain good electrical contact.
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13.0.5.3.3 The connection between the transformer neutral and the NGR shall be carried out by means
of single core cable of size and type as specified in the data sheet.

13.0.5.3.4 The connection between the NGR and the earth pits shall be carried out using Copper /GI
Earthing strip as specified in the data sheet.

13.0.5.4 SPACE HEATER:

13.0.5.4.1 A suitable anti-condensation space heater shall be provided inside the NGR enclosure to
prevent condensation of moisture. This shall be rated to operate from a 240V, 50Hz single
phase supply. The terminals of the space heater shall be brought out to a separate vermin-
proof weatherproof terminal box. The terminal box shall have a minimum IP-55 degree of
ingress protection and shall be complete with tinned copper lugs and nickel plated brass,
double compression cable glands.

13.0.5.4.2 The space heater shall be controlled using a double pole switch, HRC fuse, neutral link
and thermostat provided in the terminal box. The switch shall be operatable from the front
of enclosure without opening the terminal box cover.

13.0.5.5 CURRENT TRANSFORMER:

13.0.5.5.1 The current transformer, if specified, shall be of cast resin type suitable for the applicable
voltage grade and temperature conditions. The secondary connections of the current
transformer shall be brought out to suitable terminals provided with a shorting link.

13.0.5.5.2 The CT shall be housed in a separate compartment and avoid locating in resistance box.

13.0.5.5.3 The CT terminals shall be wired in the terminal block with suitable gland plate for
terminating the control cable.
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13.0.5.6 COOLING:

13.0.5.6.1 The Neutral Grounding resistor shall be air cooled. Forced cooling shall not be used. If
required louvers can be provided in the enclosure provided they are completely guarded
on the inside with a fine wire mesh.

13.0.5.7 NAMEPLATE MARKING:

13.0.5.7.1 The equipment shall be provided with a stainless steel nameplate located prominently
indicating particulars such as make, tag number of the equipment, rating and other
relevant details.

13.0.6 INSPECTION AND TESTING:

13.0.6.1 The offered NGR shall have been suitably type tested and manufacturer shall furnish test
certificates in this regard.

13.0.6.2 During fabrication, the equipment shall be subjected to inspection by owner or by an


agency authorized by the owner. Manufacturer shall furnish all necessary information
concerning the Equipment / owners inspector. Tests shall be carried out at manufacturers
works.

13.0.6.3 The following tests shall be conducted:

a. Measurement of resistance value at prevailing ambient temperature by Kelvin Double


Bridge.
b.One-minute power frequency high voltage withstand test.
c. Insulation resistance measurement, both before and after the power frequency high
voltage test.
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13.0.7 DOCUMENTATION:

13.0.7.1 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment along with offer:

a. Filled Technical Data Sheet


b. Deviation List (if any)
c. Proposed GA Drawing
d. Type Test Certificate
e. Tender Offers without the above information or with incomplete information are liable
for rejection.

13.0.7.2 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment after award of job for
approvals:

a. GA Drawing for Equipment.


b. Installation detail.
c. Calculation.
d. Schematic Drawings.
e. As Built Drawings.
f. Single line diagrams.
g. Operation & Maintenance Manual.
h. Bill of material.
i. Inter panel wiring diagram.
j. Name plate diagram.
k. All other handover documents as per QA/QC Document. .

14.0.0 BATTERY, BATTERY CHARGER & DCDB:

14.0.1 SCOPE:

14.0.1.1 This section covers Technical requirements of Battery, Battery charger & DCDB for 33kV
switchyard.
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14.0.1.2 Scope includes Design, manufacture, assemble, inspection (FAT), supply, Delivery at site,
Installation, testing and commissioning (SAT) & final handover for operation with
documentation.

14.0.2 SYSTEM PARTICULARS:

14.0.2.1 Power Supply (Primary side) : 415V 10%, 50 Hz 5%, 3Ph,


3 wire AC supply.

14.0.2.2 Fault Level : 50 kA for 1 Sec at 415 V.

14.0.2.3 Space heater supply : 230 V 10%, 50 Hz 1%, 1


Phase, AC supply.

14.0.3 SYSTEM CONCEPT:

14.0.3.1 Float Cum boost charger will have a FLOAT/BOOST selector switch for
selection of battery charging mode and an AUTO/MANUAL selector switch for
selection of battery charging mode.

14.0.3.2 Under normal conditions, the AUTO//MANUAL selector switch shall be in AUTO position.
And the batteries in Float charging, the charging current of the battery shall be supplied by
the charger which is continuously monitored. In case this current exceeds a certain value,
the charger shall automatically switch over to BOOST mode for charging at a higher rate.
When the battery is fully charged, the charger shall automatically revert to FLOAT mode.

14.0.3.3 In case the AUTO/MANUAL selector switch is in Manual mode, the battery float or
boost charging shall be done manually depending on the requirement.

14.0.3.4 Battery Chargers will be suitable for continuous operation at AC voltage variation of +10%,
frequency variation of+5% and combined voltage and frequency variation of +10%.
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14.0.3.5 The 110V, DC battery bank shall be suitably sized considering load cycle requirements,
Ageing factor of 1.2 and temperature correction factor for minimum ambient temperature of
22 degC will be taken into account.

14.0.3.6 The voltage at load terminal will not exceed the limits of +10% and 15% of nominal system
voltage for 110V.

14.0.3.7 110V DC system shall be unearthed and relays shall be provided for sensitive earth fault
detection and annunciation.

14.0.4 BATTERY CHARGER :

14.0.4.1 The battery charger shall be designed for charging the battery in float as well as boost
modes and simultaneously supplying the load as per the requirement of the DC load. The
charger shall consist of input switchgear, transformer, rectifier, regulator, output
switchgear, metering and protective devices.

14.0.4.2 Float cum Boost charger circuit shall have IGBT as semiconductor devices.

14.0.4.3 The charger shall be provided with auto-changeover circuitry from float to boost and vice-
versa. The float circuit shall be designed for continuous load of 30A and the boost circuit
shall be suitable for delivering charging current suitable for 110V, 100AH.

14.0.4.4 DC distribution board shall be of integral part of battery charger and incomer and
outgoing feeders shall be provided as per SLD.

14.0.4.5 The charger shall be fabricated out of sheet steel and shall be free standing, floor
mounting type painted in shade 631 of IS-5 Enclosure protection shall be IP42.

14.0.4.6 Semiconductors shall be liberally sized for forward current, minimum momentary
overload and voltage spikes. Blocking diodes shall be fully rated and redundant so
that failure of a single diode shall not incapacitate the system in any way.
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14.0.4.7 Converter unit shall be provided with surge protection and fast acting
Semiconductor fuses.
14.0.4.8 Charger shall be self-protecting against all AC & DC transients and steady state
abnormal currents and voltages.

14.0.4.9 Charger AC input and DC output shall be electrically isolated from each other and
also from panel ground. The harmonics transferred to D.C. side or A.C. side should
not exceed 1% (rms).

14.0.4.10 The rectifier transformer shall be dry type double wound with impregnated naturally
air cooled, single / three phase transformer with taps in primary winding.

14.0.4.11 The charger shall be provided with automatic voltage regulation current limiting
circuitry & soft start feature. Voltage control shall be step less smooth & continuous.

14.0.4.12 A reverse polarity protection is required to trip the main A.C. supply in the event of
reverse connection of Batteries or D.C. Bus.

14.0.4.13 All control logic card components shall be selected for continuous operation at
ambient temperature of 50C. The control logic shall be mounted on plug in printed
circuit board. All test points and LED's shall be mounted at the front of the board for
easy fault identification. Printed circuit boards shall be so designed that wrong cards
cannot be inserted in a module.

14.0.4.14 Mimic diagram with LED's shall be provided for ease of fault identification.
Alternatively, annunciation with fault description shall be provided.

14.0.4.15 The electronic current limit circuitry shall be provided to give protection against
overload currents by inhibiting the trigger pulses. It shall be designed such that under
no circumstances the current will exceed a set limiting value. A maximum set limiting
value must be maintained that the highest allowable virtual junction temperature
never exceed the design temperature.

14.0.4.16 The Boost cum float charger shall be provided with annunciations like AC under
Voltage, AC over Voltage, DC under Voltage and DC over Voltage characteristics
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with audible and visual alarms. The following indicating meters shall be provided with
AC input voltage and Current, DC output Voltage and current. Battery current with
center zero ammeter.

14.0.5 EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTION:

14.0.5.1 GENERAL:
14.0.5.1.1 The battery charger shall be suitable for indoor use. The enclosure shall be made
out of sheet steel, free standing totally enclosed dust, damp & vermin proof with
minimum degree of protection as specified in the Data sheet. Neoprene gaskets
where required shall be used. Louvers if provided shall be backed by copper mesh.
Lifting hooks (4 Nos.) shall be provided.

14.0.5.1.2 Painting shall be as per Manufacturers standard.


14.0.5.1.3 Panel shall be provided with panel lighting, space heater with controlling thermostat
& receptacles.

14.0.5.1.4 All equipment and circuits shall be arranged so as to facilitate ease of operation and
maintenance and at the same time ensure necessary degree of safety.

14.0.5.1.5 Switches shall be air break type suitable for load break duty with quick make and
break action. It shall be two pole type and all contacts shall be silver plated. Key
lockable arrangement shall be provided in 'OFF' position.

14.0.5.1.6 Fuses & fuse fittings shall be HRC type links & phenolic moulded base with visual
indication for fuse failure & external trip alarm.

14.0.5.1.7 MCB shall be quick make - quick break trip free current limiting type with thermal &
magnetic releases. It shall have minimum rupturing capacity of 9 kA.

14.0.5.1.8 The magnetic contactors shall be IEC rated. 1 NO + 1 NC contacts shall be wired to
terminal for purchasers use.
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14.0.5.1.9 Indicating lamps shall be of low power consumption type with translucent Lamp
louvers. Lamps shall be supplied complete with necessary current limiting resistor.

14.0.5.1.10 Selector switches shall be panel mounting type with maintained contact of 10A,
220V rating.

14.0.5.1.11 Power wiring from battery charger to battery shall be by means of single core
copper conductor, PVC insulated cable of 1100 V grade.

14.0.5.1.12 Colour coding shall be followed for power cables / control cables, Red for positive,
Black for negative, grey for control cables.

14.0.5.1.13 Terminal blocks shall be of 1100 V grade and bolted type/ clamped type. All live
potential wires, terminals etc. shall be protected by insulating barriers. The terminals
shall be suitable for solder less, crimp type, tinned copper lugs. The terminals shall
be adequately rated to carry the current of associated circuit. Terminal blocks shall
be numbered with identification strips. 20% spare terminals shall be provided.

14.0.5.1.14 Ground bus shall be provided throughout the panel length with nut bolts & washers for
external connections. Permanent grounding of frames, doors and other metal parts
of switchgear should be provided by two independent connections with the ground
busbar by min. 2.5 sq. mm copper conductor wire PVC insulated and of green
colour.

14.0.1.15 Name plate shall be made out of non-corrosive material with black letters on white
background and fixed with screws. This shall include the name of the board, item
number and rating. All the indicating lamps, meters, switches shall have labels.

14.0.1.16 Caution name plate, labels stating live terminals / bus bars shall be provided for
incoming supply and on busbar chambers.

14.0.6 PROTECTION, ALARMS & ANNUNCIATION:

14.0.6.1 Battery charger Equipment shall be fully protected from downstream faults.
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14.0.6.2 All faults shall be alarmed. The status of the alarm and protection functions shall be
visually verifiable by clear and unambiguous indicators and be provided with two
voltage-free changeover contacts wired to a terminal strip for remote monitoring.

14.0.6.3 Alarms associated with trip functions shall be hand reset only.
14.0.6.4 As a minimum the Battery charger Equipment shall be furnished with the following
protection functions.
a) Earth fault protection.
b) Over current protection.
c) Under voltage.
d) Over Voltage.

14.0.6.5 All the alarm contacts shall also be wired to the Spare terminal box for taking to
remote as an individual alarm or as a group alarm.

14.0.6.6 Visual annunciation shall be provided to indicate the abnormal operating conditions of the
charger by the means of facia windows arranged on the top of the charger panels. The
following lamp fascia indication shall be provided in the float and boost charger panels:
i) DC system earth fault
ii) Rectifier fuse blown
iii) DC output fuse down
iv) Charger over loaded
v) AC supply unhealthy
vi) DC system under voltage & over voltage
vii) Battery on boost mode
viii) Battery fuse blown

14.0.8 BATTERY:
14.0.8.1 GENERAL:
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14.0.8.1.1 Battery cells forming part of the Battery Charger Equipment shall be of Lead acid-
VRLA batteries in accordance with IEEE 485.

14.0.8.1.2 The battery Ampere hour shall be such as to fulfill the load input power requirements
when the Battery Charger Equipment is delivering its rated AH output.

14.0.8.1.3 The nominal ampere-hour capacity of the battery supplied with the Battery Charger
Equipment shall include the necessary allowance for ageing and temperature effects,
which result in a progressive loss of capacity (non-recoverable losses). New battery
capacity shall not be less than 120% of the nominal ampere-hour capacity and end
of life capacity of the batteries shall not be less than 95% of the nominal ampere-
hour capacity required to fulfill the performance criteria specified.

14.0.8.1.4 In addition the Vendor shall ensure the battery bank is capable of performing a
complete repeat duty at rated load immediately.

14.0.8.1.5 The Vendor shall provide calculations to support battery sizing.

14.0.8.1.6 The batteries shall be located on free-standing support racks. The shall be made of
MS frame and it shall be coated with anti-corrosive paints

14.0.8.1.7 Vertical separation between layers shall be sufficient to permit free and safe access
for cell measurements and/or replacement.

14.0.8.2 CONSTRUCTION:
14.0.8.2.1 Each cell shall be assembled in heat resistant, shock absorbing, robust hard rubber
/ plastic container complete with all accessories.

14.0.8.2.2 Tin plated copper connectors shall be used. The connector covers shall be of hard
PVC to prevent external short circuiting.

14.0.8.2.3 Separator used for the cells shall be porous alkali resistant and high insulating
capacity to avoid shorting on leakage of the current between the plates of opposite
polarity.
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14.0.8.2.4 There shall be provision for automatically disconnecting the battery bank from load
whenever the battery bank voltage reaches the permissible low voltage level. It shall
be independent of battery charging circuit with an alarm contact.

14.0.8.3 BATTERY MONITORING&TESTING:

14.0.8.3.1 Battery Charger Equipment shall be provided with an online battery monitoring
facility capable of assessing overall battery condition under normal operating
conditions and providing an alarm when this falls outside prescribed limits.

14.0.8.3.2 The monitoring facility shall also measure voltage levels of blocks of VRLA cells
within a battery and shall alarm at a pre-set voltage level (high and low) to indicate
under performance of a particular block of cells.

14.0.9 D.C. DISTRIBUTION BOARD:

14.0.9.1 D.C. Distribution boards shall be integral part of battery charger assembly.

14.0.9.2 All incoming feeders are of fixed type MCCBs and outgoing are MCBs as shown in
the attached SLD.

14.0.10 INSPECTION & TESTING:

14.0.10.1 Equipment shall be tested and Inspected at manufacturers works before dispatch to
ensure compliance with relevant specifications, drawings, codes & standards.

14.0.10.2 All routine tests as specified by the applicable standard codes shall be conducted.
Type test certificates from recognized organization shall be furnished with the bid.
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14.0.10.3 All acceptance and routine tests as stipulated in the relevant standards shall be
carried out in presence of Client or their representatives.

14.0.10.3.1 Client or their representatives may visit the works during manufacture of various
equipment to access progress of work as well as to ascertain the Quality of raw
materials used.

14.0.11 DOCUMENTATION:

14.0.11.1 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment along with offer:

a. Technical Data Sheet


b. Deviation List (if any)
c. Proposed GA Drawing
d. Type Test Certificate

14.0.11.2 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment after award of job for
approvals:

a. Manufacturer catalogue in English language.


b. GA Drawing for Equipment.
c. Installation detail.
d. Calculations.
e .Schematic Drawings.
f. As Built Drawings.
g. Single line diagrams.
h. Operation & Maintenance Manual.
i. Bill of material.
j. Inter panel wiring diagram.
k. Name plate diagram.
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15.0.0 MARSHALLING BOXES:

15.0.1 SCOPE:

15.0.1.1 The types and ratings of the outdoor type marshaling boxes for auxiliary and control supplies
connections of the various equipment to the secondary terminals of PTs and CTs to be
provided are specified in this sub-section.

15.0.2 CONSTRUCTION DETAILS:

15.0.2.1 The marshaling boxes shall be outdoor type, suitable for installation and operation in
humid, dusty and tropical atmosphere with seasonal spells of dry and dusty or humid
and raining conditions.

15.0.2.2 Each Ac/dc MB for aux. power and dc control supply distribution shall have three distinctly
separate compartments for the following applications.
a. For receiving 110 V dc supply and its distribution to the various equipments in the
switchyard.
b. For receiving 415 V ac supply and its distribution to the various equipments in the
switchyard.
c. For housing terminal blocks in vertical formation required for connections in the control
circuits for interlocking operation of various equipments in the 33 kV switchyard.

15.0.2.3 The terminals shall be stud type with two nuts per stud and suitable for 650 volt service and
for taking 2.5 to 10 sq.mm. Copper conductors or equivalent Aluminium conductors. The
terminals shall be so arranged that connections of external cables to any terminal block are
possible without disturbing any of the other connections and shielding the identification
markings. The terminal blocks arrangements which permit max. Access to all conductor
terminations and do not obstruct access to the other terminals shall only be accepted.
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15.0.2.4 The terminal blocks shall be made of non-inflammable, molded resin bases with integrally
molded barriers and brass inserts and shall be provided fully enclosed with removable
transparent covers. A white marking strip shall be provided on each block for circuit
identification. All terminals shall be clearly marked with identification numbers or letters to
facilitate making connections correctly.

15.0.2.5 The terminal blocks shall have provision for visible isolation. The terminals in the terminal
blocks shall have provision for insertion of banana contacts for testing purposes.

15.0.2.6 All wires to the terminal blocks shall be terminated with terminal lugs. Such washers/ lugs
shall be supplied 20% extra over the actual requirements.

15.0.2.7 The design of MB shall be such that it is possible to safely connect or disconnect terminals
on live circuits and replace fuse links even when the box is live.

15.0.2.8 Cable glands for all incoming and outgoing cables shall be provided at the bottom of box and
rigidly fixed to box frame work.

15.0.2.9 The switches with HRC fuses/MCB's of appropriate ratings shall be provided for control and
protection.

15.0.2.10 Adequate space heaters and lamps shall be provided in the MBs.

15.0.2.11 The terminal blocks in the MBs for instrument transformers shall have facility for easy earthing,
shorting, isolating and testing of secondary circuits. Secondary terminals of the three phases
of each set of instrument transformers shall be connected to adjacent terminals in the
respective MBs.

15.0.3 ENCLOSURE:
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15.0.3.1 Each MB shall have an enclosure conforming to the provisions of the latest version of IS: 5039
and be provided with two (2) lifting lugs.
15.0.3.2 Each MB shall have a set of double hinged doors with suitable locking arrangements.
15.0.3.3 The MB shall be well-ventilated, vermin proof and weather proof. It shall have a domed or
sloping roof.
15.0.3.4 MBs shall be provided with aprons which shall extend from the lower edge of the doors to the
level of mounting feet.
15.0.3.5 Each MB shall be self-supporting and provided with appropriate number of foundation bolts for
fixing on it.
15.0.3.6 If the equipment within the MB is not easily accessible from ground level, the foundations of
MBs shall be so designed that a person can stand on the foundation for operating the
equipment.

15.0.4 CORROSION PROOFFING:

15.0.4.1 All parts subject to corrosion shall preferably be hot double-dip galvanized after a rigorous
surface treatment to remove all rust, scales, foreign adhering matter, grease etc.

15.0.4.2 The parts which cannot be hot-dip galvanized shall be painted with epoxy based paint suitable
for use in corrosive environments. The paint inside the cabinet shall be of anti-condensation
type. All paints shall be carefully selected to withstand the heat and extremes of weather. The
paint shall not scale off or crinkle or get removed by abrasion due to normal handling.

15.0.5 DOCUMENTATION:

15.0.5.1 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment along with offer:
a. Guaranteed technical particulars of all types of marshaling boxes.
b. Typical general arrangement drawings of proposed marshaling boxes
showing their interior and exterior views.
c. Type test certificates.

15.0.5.2 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment after award of job for
approvals :
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a. Final data sheets.


b. Dimensional general arrangement drawings of each type of marshaling box.
c. supporting structure drawings.
d. Foundation plans and load data relevant to civil foundation design.
e. Circuit diagrams.
f. Site erection drawings.
g. Bill of material.
h. Other relevant data, information etc.

16.0.0 POWER & CONTROL CABLES:

16.0.1 SCOPE:

16.0.1.1 The types, ratings and approximate quantities of the various Control Cables to be
provided are specified in this sub-section.

16.0.2 CABLES:

16.0.2.1 The control cables shall be 1100 V grade, multi-core, having tinned, annealed, stranded
copper conductor, PVC insulated, colour coded, PVC sheathed, galvanized single round
steel wire/strip armored, extruded LSOH type.
16.0.2.2 The control cables shall have 3, 5, 10, 19 cores with conductors having cross sectional area
of 2.5 and 4 core for 6 sq.mm.
16.0.2.3 Screened control cables shall be used wherever required.
16.0.2.4 The exact lengths and number of terminations of the different sizes of cables in various
types shall be worked out by the Contractor for payments as per actuals.
16.0.2.5 The cables shall be tested at the works and at site after installation as per the applicable
specifications/standards.

16.0.3 INSTALLATION OF CABLES:

16.0.3.1 The Contractor shall prepare cable schedules for all the cable circuits associated with the
equipment in 33 kV switchyard showing length, size and routing of each cable which shall
be given suitable code numbers and submit the same for the purchaser's/Engineer's
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approval. Cable and Conduit laying shall be done strictly in accordance with the approved
cable schedules.

16.0.3.2 The control cables in the outdoor area shall be laid in conduits, concrete pipes, ducts, trays
or cable trenches unless indicated otherwise. Cables shall be cleated to the cable tray after
properly dressing the angle supports.

16.0.3.3 Ducts shall be provided wherever cable trenches cross roads and railway tracks.

16.0.3.4 All civil works, viz, excavations, sand cover, providing brick cover on directly laid cables,
construction of foundations, trenches with cable tray supports, cable ducts under roads,
back filling, finishing associated with cabling work shall be included.

16.0.3.5 The Contractor shall supply and install all the surface mounted/ embedded, rigid and flexible
conduits, their connections, and associated clamps, bushings, lock-nuts, caps etc required
in the cabling work.
16.0.3.6 All conduits shall be made of PVC pipe with threads as per BIS Specifications. The internal
bore of all pipes shall be smooth and suitable for pulling PVC sheathed cables without
damage. All conduit accessories shall be galvanized.
16.0.3.7 The Contractor shall supply all fittings including inspection and ordinary tees and elbows,
check nuts, male and female fittings, pull boxes, junction boxes, conduit outlets, outlet boxes,
splice boxes, terminal boxes, gaskets and box covers, saddles and all supporting steel work
and all such arrangements which are required to complete the conduit installations.
16.0.3.8 Contractor shall supply and install cable, cable trays and accessories, supporting brackets,
hangers and all other miscellaneous materials required to make a complete cable tray
installation in the cable space below the control, relay and metering panels, in the control
room. The arrangement of the cables and their supports in the control room cable space
shall be subject to approval of the Purchaser/Engineer.
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16.0.3.9 All the apparatus, connections and cable work shall be designed and arranged to eliminate
the risk of fire and minimize damage which might be caused in the event of fire. Wherever
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cables pass through floor or wall openings or other partitions, suitable bushes of approved
type shall be supplied and put in position by the Contractor.

16.0.3.10 Standard cable grips, reels and rollers shall be utilized for cable pulling.

16.0.3.11 Each cable shall be provided with a metallic or plastic tag of an approved type, bearing
cable reference number indicated in the cable schedule prepared by the Contractor, at every
10 metre run and at both ends of the cable, adjacent to the terminations as well as where
cables enter or leave ducts. Cable routing shall be so done that cables are accessible for
identification and maintenance easily, and are arranged neatly.

16.0.3.12 In no case the cables shall be bent sharply or kinked with the radius of bending falling below
10D where D is the overall diameter of the cable.

16.0.3.13 wherever cables cross roads, water, oil, sewage or gas-lines, special care shall be taken
while designing the trenches/ducts for protection of the cables.

16.0.3.14 In each cable run, some extra length shall be provided at a suitable location to enable
making of one or two straight-through joints for carrying out repairs if the cable develops
fault at a later date.

16.0.3.15 Cable splices shall not be permitted except where called for as per the construction
drawings, or where permitted by the Engineer. Straight-through joints in the run of cables
wherever unavoidable shall be through joint-boxes.

16.0.3.16 The termination of cables at the various equipment shall be carefully made in accordance
with the manufacturer's instructions and detailed connection diagrams.

16.0.3.17 Termination materials for all cables shall match with the type of cable insulation and have
thermal and electrical ratings and chemical properties similar to those of the associated
cable.
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16.0.3.18 All terminating materials except for those already supplied with the electrical equipment shall
be provided by the Contractor.
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16.0.3.19 Control cable terminations shall be made in accordance with the colour code marked wiring
diagrams of control circuits. Multi-conductor control cable jackets shall be removed as
required to terminate the conductors. The cable jacket shall be left on the cable, to the
extent possible. The insulated conductors from which the jacket is removed shall be neatly
trained in bundles and terminated. The bundles shall be firmly, but not tightly, tied utilizing
plastic or nylon ties or specially treated fungus-proof cord.

16.0.3.20 Jointing of cables shall be made in accordance with the applicable Bureau of Indian
Standards Code of practice and manufacturer's special instructions. The materials and tools
required for cable jointing work shall be in the Contractor's scope.
16.0.3.21 The design of joint boxes shall be such that it ensures higher actual insulation strength
between phases and to earth than that obtaining in associated cable and eliminates any
possibility of moisture entering the joint.
16.0.3.22 The supply of joint boxes shall include all hardware fittings, compounds, tapes and other
materials required for making the joints.

16.0.3.23 Special tools, clips and saddles, glands, seals, PVC sealing compound, locknut, etc,
required for connection and termination of cables shall be in the Contractor's scope.

16.0.3.24 All cables shall be megger-tested before jointing. After jointing is completed all L.V cables
shall be megger-tested.
Cable cores shall be tested for:
a. Continuity
b. Absence of cross-phasing
c. Insulation resistance to earth
d. Insulation resistance between conductors

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16.0.4.1 Cable trays shall be run either in concrete cable trench or overhead supported from building
steel, floor slab, etc.

16.0.4.2 Cables shall be clamped to the cable trays in the horizontal runs with 18 gauge GI wires.

16.0.4.3 All cable trays including perforated sheet trays, weld mesh trays, Shall be hot-dip galvanized.

16.0.5 CONDUIT, PIPES AND DUCTS

16.0.5.1 The Contractor shall supply and install conduits pipes and ducts where necessary.

16.0.5.2 The conductors carrying ac and dc supplies shall not be bunched together in a conduit.

16.0.5.3 Flexible metallic conduits shall be used for termination of connections to equipment such as
motors or other apparatus to be disconnected at periodic intervals and also for termination of
connections to level switches, limit switches, pressure switches etc.

16.0.5.4 In order to minimize condensation or sweating inside the conduit, all outlets of the conduit
system shall be properly drained and ventilated so to prevent entry of insects and water as
far as possible.

16.0.5.5 The conduits or pipes shall be run along walls, floor and ceilings, on steel supports,
embedded in soil, floor, wall or foundation, in accordance with the relevant layout drawings,
approved by the Purchaser.

16.0.5.6 The conduits shall be lead into terminal boxes through the entry points provided by the
equipment manufacturers unless otherwise shown in the drawings or unless otherwise
directed by the Engineer.

16.0.5.7 Exposed conduit shall be adequately supported by racks and clamps or straps or by other
approved means.
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16.0.5.8 Where conduits are stubbed out of masonry for future extension outside the structure, they
shall be specially protected against corrosion and shall be boxed in against possible
physical damage.

16.0.5.9 Each conduit run shall be marked with its designation as indicated on the
drawings - 'Identification'.

16.0.5.10 Where conduit and boxes in locations of severe exposure require, painting of galvanized
surfaces with alkyd resin zinc dust paint following by a finish coat of aluminium paint, shall
be performed by the Contractor in a good and approved manner.

16.0.5.11 The Contractor shall be responsible for bonding of metal pipes or conduits in which cables
have been installed to the main earthing system.

16.0.5.12 The conduits and accessories shall be adequately protected against mechanical damage as
well as corrosion.

17.0.0 SWITCHYARD ILLUMINATION SYSTEM:

17.0.1 SCOPE:

17.0.1.1 The illumination system complete in all respects to be provided in the 33 kV switchyard is
specified in this sub-section.

17.0.2 ILLUMINATION LEVEL AND OTHER DESIGN REQUIREMENTS:


17.0.2.1 The average illumination levels shall be as specified below.

i. Switchyard : 30 LUX
ii. Roads within switchyard : 30 LUX
iii. Fencing around the switchyard : 30 LUX
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17.0.2.2 The illumination level of specific spots like operating mechanisms of circuit breakers,
isolators, and oil level and temperature gauges, gas pressure & density meter etc. shall be
about 30 Lux.

17.0.2.3 The tenderer shall include in his offer light fittings of standard makes like
Philips/Crompton/Bajaj or equivalent. Light fittings to be supplied by the Contractor shall be
subject to approval by the Purchaser/Consulting Engineer.

17.0.2.4 Complete design calculation sheets for arriving at the number and type of luminaries
required for the normal and emergency requirements shall be furnished by the Contractor.
Design calculation sheets for the selection of cables, MCB, HRC fuses, bus bars, etc. are
also required to be furnished for purchaser's approval.
17.0.2.5 The illumination system load in the switchyard area shall be supplied from 415/240 volt
LDBs to be provided in the switchyard control room. Requisite numbers of 3-phase, 4-wire,
cable circuits for illumination system shall be extended from the above board. The laying of
cables from the Board to the illumination system and their installation are included in the
scope of this section.
17.0.2.6 Each outgoing cable circuit for illumination loads from the 415 volt switchboard shall
terminate in the respective junction boxes located in the switchyard.
17.0.2.7 Complete manufacturer's literature/catalogues, performance curves, illumination distribution
curves, G.A. drawings, specification sheets, etc. as relevant in respect of all
materials/equipment to be supplied shall be submitted by the tenderer to enable the
purchaser to make an assessment of the quality and technical suitability of the offered
materials/equipment.
17.0.2.8 After completion of installation of the illumination system in the switchyard, the actual
illumination level at different locations shall be measured by the Contractor in the presence
of purchaser's authorized representative.

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17.0.3.1 Distribution junction boxes of adequate dimensions shall be constructed from sheet steel
having a Thickness not less than 2 mm. The JB shall be totally enclosed weather proof,
dustproof, vermin proof, having hinged doors with locking arrangement and shall be
capable of being mounted in the Switchyard. The JB suitable for cable entry at the bottom
shall be designed for easy access of Connections to terminals and inspection of
equipment mounted therein. The JB to be supplied shall be Subject to approval by
Company.

17.0.4 CABLES:

17.0.4.1 The cables shall be 1.1 kV grade with stranded Aluminium conductors, PVC insulated and
PVC sheathed, galvanized steel strip armoured or unarmoured conforming to the relevant
Indian Standard specifications.
17.0.4.2 Sub-circuit cables shall comprise PVC insulated stranded Aluminium conductors.
17.0.4.3 The sizes of the cables supplied by the Contractor shall be adequate for the various
applications from the considerations of voltage regulation and current carrying capacity
and shall be subject to approval by the Purchaser.
17.0.4.4 The following factors shall be kept in view while designing the electricity distribution
networks for illumination system:
i. System voltage and type of system
ii. Conditions of installation
iii. Maximum continuous current expected
iv. Voltage regulation permissible as per I.E. Rules
v. Expected short circuit level of the lighting system

17.0.5 LUMINAIRES:

Luminaries for use in normal illumination systems in the new switchyard shall be Philips
MWF 330,250W, CL 1 XHPI T 250 W.

17.0.6 MOUNTING ARRANGEMENT:


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17.0.6.1 The flood light luminaries in the switchyard shall be fixed at suitable height on the
switchyard structures, so as to provide the specified average illumination in the
switchyard area without causing any glare to the operational/ maintenance staff working
in the 33 kV switchyard. While fixing the luminaries it shall be ensured that the stipulated
electrical clearances in the specification are not violated. The Contractor shall supply and
install suitable type of pole structures, required for installing the fittings for illuminating the
roads, fence etc.

17.0.6.2 Switchyard lighting circuits in the switchyard shall be divided into two or three sections
and provided with time switches of suitable ratings.

17.0.6.3 Lighting pole shall be earthed with 20 mm dia, 3 meter long G.I pipe.

17.0.7 DOCUMENTATION:
17.0.7.1 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment along with offer:

a. Guaranteed Technical Particulars of all the items constituting the switchyard


illumination system offered.
b. General Arrangement drawing showing locations of luminaries, conduit and
cable routes, illumination pillars, welding socket outlets, distribution board etc.
c. Single line diagram showing power supply network for normal illumination
system in the switchyard.
d. Type-test certificates for all the types of fittings, pillars, panels etc offered.
e. Catalogues, performance curves, illumination distribution curves, etc.

17.0.7.2 Vendor shall submit the following documents for all equipment after award of job for
approvals :

a. Final data sheets.


b. Calculations showing availability of the specified illumination levels in the
various areas of switchyard from the proposed lighting system.
c. Dimensional drawings showing the final locations of luminaries, cable routes,
pillar/board locations etc.
d. Calculations showing adequacy of the proposed cable sizes.
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e. Cable schedule.
f. Other relevant information/data, instruction books for pre-commissioning,
testing operation, maintenance etc.

18.0.0 SCADA:

18.0.1 SCOPE:

18.0.1.1 The SCADA system completes in all respects to be provided in the 33 kV switchyard is
specified in this sub-section.

18.0.2 SCADA CONTROL:

18.0.2.1 A supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) shall be provided for
implementing
a. control, monitoring & interlocks for 33KV switchyard.
b. SCADA will also help with built in function of sequence of event recording.
c. mimic diagram complete with status equipment and analogue value like voltage,
current, MW, MVAR, frequency etc.
18.0.2.2 SCADA system together with One (1) no CRT/Keyboard operator terminal along with
remote terminal unit (RTU) shall be located in 33 KV switchyard control room room. Field
inputs from different equipment located in switchyard area are received in I/O processing
unit (RTU). Signal from RTU are transmitted to high speed data highway through
redundant communication controller and received at the HMI unit of SCADA for further
monitoring and control. Consoles at the operator stations and engineers station are
provided with CPU, colour VDU with keyboard, track ball / mouse, printers and interface
for control, alarm and data acquisition of the equipment / system in switchyard.
Monitoring and control of feeders will be from human machine interface (HMI) of SCADA
system. In addition to SCADA control, a hardwired control panel is also envisaged as
detailed elsewhere in this document..
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18.0.2.3 Fiber optic cable shall be used for ensuring connectivity between plant controlroom and
switchyard control room.
18.0.2.4 Protective relay shall be multifunctional numerical communicable type.
18.0.2.5 Numerical relays shall be finally connected to network along with communicable meters
to electrical SCADA system. All conventional power cable shall be armored LSOHtype.
18.0.2.6 The distribution recorder which is in built in numerical relays shall be finally connected to
the SCADA system for archiving and historical storage.
18.0.2.7 The SCADA system will also function as a data acquisition system for all the feeders. The
SCADA will also store and log information. The information useful for maintenance
planning will be compiled by SCADA system. This will include for example equipment
outage time, number of routine outages, number of tripping etc. SCADA system will assist
the operator by ensuring proper interlocking and by promoting for the next step in a
sequence of steps.

19.0.0 SWITCHYARD CIVIL WORKS :

19.1.0 INTENT:
19.1.1 The intent of this specification is to provide the information for the 33 kV switchyard civil
works viz leveling, civil foundation for power transformer, Fire protection walls, fencing,
&cable trench .

19.2.0 DETAILED SCOPE OF WORK:

19.2.1 Foundations for switchyard structures, Switchyard equipment supporting structures & their
control cubicles, bus post insulator, and lightning mast etc.

19.2.2 Foundation for power transformers including soak pit underneath transformers & their
cooling banks, R.C.C central oil collecting pit and oil & rain / emulsifier, drainage
arrangement from transformer soak pits to central oil collecting pit including laying of all
necessary R.C.C pipes of class NP-2 and construction of manholes, as required &
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approved by the purchaser. The scope shall also include the construction of R.C.C
baffle/fire protection walls between transformers as per statutory requirements.

19.2.3 R.C.C cable trenches of various sizes with removable type of R.C.C pre-cast covers
including edge protection angles in cable trenches, inserts plate for cable tray supports etc.
The scope shall also include designing and providing suitable arrangements for cable duct
bank at the crossing of roads.

19.2.4 Suitable water drainage arrangement from cable trenches shall be provided by providing
slope along the length of cable trenches and by providing sumps of suitable capacities at
required locations for collecting water from cable trenches.

19.2.6 The final grading & metal spreading of the switchyard including anti-weed treatment. This
work shall be carried out after all foundations and underground works like cable trenches,
drains etc. have been completed. The final grading shall include spreading of metal layer
after giving anti-weed treatment to the soil underneath these layers.

19.2.7 The complete storm water drainage for the switchyard including all siphons, R.C.C pipe
culverts, R.C.C box culverts etc. required for drainage at cable/pipe trench crossings. The
scope shall also include the connection of the switchyard drainage with the natural
drainage.
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19.3.0 EXCAVATION AND FOUNDATIONS FOR STRUCTURES:


The sub-station structures shall be hot dip MS structures. The foundations of main structures
are stub type and other structures are foundation bolt type.

19.3.1 EXCAVATION:

19.3.1.1 Specification shall cover excavation for structures, foundations, trenches, drain channels,
and underground facilities and Fire protection walls as shown in the approved drawings and
as specified. Earth excavation has to be done in all types of soils which can be excavated
with pick axe & crow bars in all conditions such as dry, wet, slushy etc., and in hard rock

Requiring blasting including shoring, shuttering and dewatering wherever necessary


covering initial lead and one extra lift.

19.3.2 FOUNDATION CONCRETE:

19.3.2.1 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

All materials, tests, mixing, placing, formwork, reinforcing and workmanship shall conform to
IS: 456-2000 Code of practice for Plain and Reinforced Concrete for general building
construction and other relevant Indian Standard codes.

19.3.2.2 NOMINAL MIX AND DESIGN MIX:

Nominal Mix. Of M20 (Design Mix) and above shall be provided for RCC works. The mix
proportions for all grades of concrete shall be designed to obtain strengths for respective
grades of concrete.

Preliminary tests as specified in the IS: 456 and required by the purchaser, shall be carried out
sufficiently ahead of the actual commencement of the work with different grades of concrete
made from representative samples of aggregates and cement expected to be used on the job
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to ascertain the ratios by weight of cement to total quantities of fine and coarse aggregate
and the water cement ratio required to produce a concrete of specified strength and desired
workability.

Concrete shall be either ordinary or controlled and in grades designated M-10 and M-20 as
specified in IS: 456 (latest edition). In addition, The nominal size of stone aggregate for RCC
shall be 20mm or downgraded unless otherwise specified. However the nominal size of stone
aggregate for PCC shall be 60mm downgraded.

19.3.2.3 ORDINARY CONCRETE:

Ordinary concrete is recommended only when accurate control is impracticable and not
necessary. However, ordinary concrete shall be used only in the lean concrete wherever
allowed.

If ordinary concrete made in accordance with the proportions given in IS: 456 for a particular
grade does not yield the specified strength and fails to satisfy the requirements of 'Acceptance
Criteria' as specified in IS: 456, the cement content shall be increased as directed by the
purchaser to obtain a specified strength at no extra cost. This shall not however be classified
as a higher grade on the ground that the test strengths were found higher than the minimum
specified.

19.3.2.4 CONTROLLED CONCRETE:

Controlled concrete shall be used on all concrete works, except where specified otherwise.
Controlled concrete for use in plain and reinforced concrete structures shall be in grade M-
20.

19.3.2.5 MIXES DESIGN CRITERIA:


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Concrete mixes will be designed keeping the following considerations in view.

Consistent with the various other requirements of the mix, the quantity of water should
be kept at the lowest possible level.

The nominal maximum size of coarse aggregate shall be as large as possible within
the limits specified.

The various fractions of coarse and fine aggregates should be mixed in such a
proportion as to produce the best possible combined internal grading giving the densest
and most workable mix.

The finished concrete should have adequate durability in all condition, to


withstand satisfactorily the weather and other destruction agencies that it is expected to
be subjected to in actual service.

Concrete shall be thoroughly mixed to a uniform consistency in the mixing


machines of approved types. Mixing shall continue until the cement is thoroughly
distributed throughout the mass, and shall last at least two minutes or for 80 turns of
the mixer after the whole of the water has been added. Any concrete showing signs
of initial setting before being deposited shall not be used in the works and shall be
removed from the site.

The concrete shall be discharged from the mixer on to a level watertight platform or
floor or into a water tight receptacle. Normally hand mixing of concrete will not be
allowed but where the total quantity of concrete is considerably small, the mixing
may be done by hand subject to the approval and entirely at the discretion and
satisfaction of the Engineer.

19.3.2.6 REINFORCEMENT:
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19.3.2.6.1 Cold twisted and deformed bars as high yield strength deformed steel confirming to IS:
1786(Latest), plain hard drawn steel wire fabric etc. will be used as reinforcement.

19.3.2.7 CONVEYANCE OF CONCRETE:

19.3.2.7.1 The concrete shall be conveyed from the mixer to its place in the works as rapidly as
possible and in such a manner that there shall be no separation or loss of the
ingredients. In no circumstances shall more than half an hour lapse between the time
when water is added to the mix and the time when the concrete is finally consolidated
in position. Concrete distributing chutes shall not have inclination of more than
45degrees from the horizontal. In no case shall concrete be dropped from barrows or
otherwise from a height of more than one and half meters.

19.3.2.8 DEPOSITING CONCRETE:

19.3.2.8.1 Before any concrete is put in, any filling of pockets or trimming the sides where found
necessary to suit the level and line of the concrete to be laid shall be carried out.
Unless otherwise approved, concrete shall be placed in one operation to the full thickness
of members.

19.3.2.9 CONSOLIDATING CONCRETE:

19.3.2.9.1 After concrete has been placed, it shall be spread, if necessary and thoroughly
compacted by approved mechanical vibration to maximum subsidence without
segregation and thoroughly worked around shape. To secure maximum density and
eliminate formation of air pockets, the concrete shall be thoroughly vibrated and
worked around all reinforcement, embedded facilities and into corners or forms during
and immediately after placing. Mechanical vibrators conforming to IS: 2505, IS: 2506, IS:
2514 and IS: 4656 (all latest edition) shall be used for this purpose. The extent of
vibration shall be through the entire depth and width of each new layer. Duration of
vibration shall be sufficient to accomplish thorough compaction and complete
embedment of reinforcement. Excess cement paste thus formed at the top of each layer
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shall be removed before the succeeding layer is deposited. Vibrators shall not be used
for pushing concrete into adjoining areas. In thin members with heavy congestion of
reinforcement or other embedment, where effective use of internal vibrator is, doubtful,
in addition to immersion vibrators, form vibrators conforming to IS: 4656 may be used.
For slabs and other similar structures, screed vibrator as per IS: 2506 shall be used.
Hand tamping may be allowed in rare cases, subject to the approval of the Engineer.
Care must be taken to ensure that the inserts, fixtures, reinforcement and formwork are
not displaced or distorted during placing and consolidation of concrete.

19.3.2.9.2 Immersion type vibration shall be provided at the rate of at least one 65 mm unit per
cu.m. Per hour together with at least one stand by vibrator of the appropriate size.
Vibrators shall be inserted in the concrete at a sufficient number of places so that their
fields of influence overlap and shall not be used to work the concrete along with forms
or screeds. Where electrically operated vibrators are used, diesel or petrol driven stand
by vibrators shall be available for carrying on uninterrupted vibration in case of a power
failure.

19.3.2.9.3 Concrete to be vibrated shall be placed in level layers of suitable thickness not greater
than the effective length of the vibrator needle. The internal vibrator shall not be used to
spread the concrete for filling. It is advisable to deposit concrete well in advance of
the point of vibration. When the concrete is being continuously deposited to a
uniform depth along a member, vibrator shall not be operated too near to the free end
of the advancing concrete, usually not within 1.20 meters of it. Every effort shall be
made to keep the surface of the previously placed layer of concrete alive so that the
succeeding layer can be amalgamated with it by vibration process. Following points
shall be kept in mind while vibrating concrete.

The concrete shall be placed in shallow layers consistent with the method being
used to place and vibrate the concrete. Usually concrete shall be placed in
thickness not more than 300 mm and on initial placing in thickness not more than 150
mm.
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The vibrator head shall be dipped through filling which is to be consolidated to further
depth of 10 to 20 mm in the lowest layer which has already been consolidated.

Vibration shall be carefully controlled, the internal vibrator being systematically


inserted at points minimum 450 mm and maintained in position for a fixed time.
Immersion for periods of 5 to 15 seconds should normally be sufficient. The limit of
action is judged by surface appearance. The surface shall neither be honey combed
nor shall it contain excess mortar.

The vibrator shall be inserted vertically. With inclined or haphazard insertion it will be
impossible to regulate the degree of compaction in all portions of the concrete. Care
shall be taken to prevent contact of immersion vibrators with form work, reinforcement
steel and finished surfaces. Immersion vibrators shall not come in contact with
reinforcement steel if initial set of concrete around it has started.

The vibrator shall be allowed to penetrate on its own accord and should be withdrawn
quite slowly, at the rate of about 75 mm per second, whilst still running, so as to
allow the redistribution of the concrete in its wake.

19.3.2.9.4 The rate of placement of concrete shall be such that no cold joint is formed and fresh
concrete is placed always against green concrete that is still plastic and workable.
Sufficient tarpaulins or other similar protective arrangement for completely covering the
still green concrete from rain may be kept at the site of placement. If there has been any
sign of washing of cement and sand, the entire affected concrete shall be removed
immediately. Suitable precautions shall be taken in advance to guard against rains
before leaving the fresh concrete unattended. No accumulation of water shall be
permitted on or around freshly laid concrete.

19.3.2.9.5 Beams and similar members shall be poured in one operation. In special circumstances
with the approval of the Engineer-in charge, these can be poured in horizontal layers not
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exceeding fifty (50) cm. in depth. When poured in layers, it must be ensured that the under
layer, is not already hardened. Bleeding of under layer if any, shall be effectively removed.
Moulding, throating, drip course, etc. shall be poured as shown on the drawings or as
directed by the Engineer. Holes shall be provided, and bolts, sleeves, anchors,
fastenings or other fixtures shall be embedded in concrete as shown on the drawings or as
directed by the Engineer.

19.3.2.9.6 In case the forms or supports get displaced during or immediately after the placement and
bring the concrete surface out of alignment beyond tolerance limits, the Engineer may
direct to remove the portion and reconstruct or repair the same at the Contractor's expense.

19.3.2.9.7 The Engineer shall decide upon the time interval between two placements of concrete of
different ages coming in contact with each other, taking in consideration the degree of
maturity of the older concrete, shrinkage, heat dissipation and the ability of the older
concrete to withstand the load imposed upon it by the fresh placement.

19.3.2.9.8 Concrete shall not ordinarily be placed under water. In unavoidable cases, such concreting
shall be done only with the specific approval of procedure and application by the Engineer-
in-charge. The concrete shall contain at least 10 percent more cement than that required
for the same mix placed in the dry, the quality of extra cement varying with condition of
placing. The relevant clauses of IS: 456 (latest edition) should be adhered to 11.12(D) (w).
Retamping of concrete or mortar which has partially hardened shall not be permitted.

19.3.2.9.9 All excavations prepared for concrete construction shall be maintained free of water until
such concrete work is completed. Water used for flushing concrete placing equipment shall
be discharged clear of the concrete and forms.

19.3.2.9.10 Contractor shall keep an accurate record of the date on which the concrete is cast for each
part of work and date on which the forms are removed.
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19.3.2.10 CURING:

19.3.2.10.1 Curing shall be as per IS: 456. Unless otherwise specified all concrete shall be moist cured
by keeping all exposed surfaces, edges and corners continuously moist for at least twenty
one days after being placed, by spraying, ponding or covering with waterproof paper or
moisture retaining fabric.

19.3.2.10.2 Newly placed concrete shall be protected by approved means from rain, sun and wind.
Concrete placed below the ground level shall be protected against contamination from
falling earth during and after placing. Concrete placed in ground containing deleterious
substances, shall be protected from contact with such ground, or with water draining from
such ground, during placing of concrete and for a period of at least three days. The ground
water around newly poured concrete shall be kept to an approved level by pumping out or
other adequate means of drainage to prevent floatation or flooding.

19.3.2.10.3 As soon as the concrete has hardened sufficiently, it shall be covered either with sand,
Hessian, canvas burlap or similar materials which will hold moisture for long period and
prevent loss of moisture from concrete and kept continuously wet for at least 18 (eighteen)
days after final setting. Curing by continuous sprinkling of water will be allowed if the
Engineer is satisfied with the adequacy of the arrangements made by the Contractor.

19.3.2.10.4 Curing of concrete shall start after 8 hours of placement and in hot weather within 4
hours of placement of exposed faces. During the first 24 hours, the concrete shall be
cured by use of wet burlap or such other means to cover the concrete surfaces. In very hot
weather, precaution shall be taken to see that the temperature of wet concrete does not
exceed 38 deg. C while placing.
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19.3.2.10.5 Concrete slabs and floors shall be cured by flooding with water of minimum 25 mm depth
for the period mentioned above. Approved curing compounds may be used in lieu of moist
curing with the permission of the Engineer-in-charge. Such compounds shall be applied to
all exposed surfaces of the concrete as soon as possible after the concrete has set.

19.3.2.10.6 Wash water: Wash water shall be removed in a manner to prevent running down and
staining of concrete surfaces which will be exposed at the completion of the work. Should
unsightly wash water streak develop on the exposed surfaces, they shall be removed and
water has to be lead to a suitable place as directed by Engineer- in charge.

19.3.2.11 GROUTING:

19.3.2.11.1 The block outs and bolt holes which have to be grouted shall be cleaned thoroughly by
use of compressed air immediately before taking up the grouting operations. Cement
sand mix in 1:1 proportion and aluminum powder or anti-shrinkage admixture of approved
quality shall be first blended thoroughly in the required proportion as per manufacturer's
specification. Grout shall then be prepared by mixing this admixture with water in the
proportion of 2 parts by weight of cement to one part by weight of water. The quantity of
aluminum powder shall usually be of the order of 0.005% by weight of cement. Any grout
which has been mixed for a period longer than half an hour shall not be used on the work.

19.3.2.11.2 Concrete surfaces receiving the grout shall be properly roughened removing laitance and
exposing good concrete. The steel surfaces coming in contact with the grout should be
cleaned of rust, mill scales, paints, oil or grease and be wet before setting into place for
grouting.

19.3.2.11.3 Immediately after preparation, the grout shall be poured into the block outs, pockets and
bolts holes either from the sides or through the holes provided for this purpose in the base
plate by using special equipment for pressure grouting. It shall be ensured by poking with
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rod and by tapping of bolts, that the block out is completely filled without leaving any voids.
The pouring shall stop as soon as each hole is filled and any excess grout found on the
surface on the concrete foundation shall be completely removed and the surface dried.

19.3.2.11.4 Under-Pinning/Grouting: It shall be resorted to for filling the space between the underside
of base plate and the top of foundation concrete. After grouting has been completed,
space between the top surface of the foundation concrete and the underside of the base
plate shall be filled with mortar or concrete depending upon thickness to be filled as
follows:-

Less than 40 mm dry packed mortar

Over 40 mm Dry packed fine concrete

19.3.2.11.5 Use of dry pack concrete: The widely used method of obtaining satisfactory grout is based
on principle of using lowest water cement ratio reducing the shrinkage to a minimum.
Pozzolana cement having less shrinkage than ordinary Portland cement is preferred for
this grouting. Only enough water shall be added to produce a grout. The proper amount of
mixing water and proper consistency are those which will produce a grout which is at the
point of becoming rubbery when the material is solidly packed. Any mortar which has been
mixed for a period longer than an hour shall not be used.

Use of special admixtures: To reduce the shrinkage, anti-shrinkage materials as specified


earlier to be added.

19.4.0 CABLE TRENCH:

19.4.1 Cable trenches shall be of reinforced concrete type with removable type reinforcement
cement concrete covers. These trenches shall not be used as storm water drains. The
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bed of the cable trenches along their length shall be provided a slope of 1:600 to 1:750 to
drain any rain/seepage water that may enter them. The overall depth of various type of
cable trenches shall be so decided as to take care of above provision of longitudinal slope
along their length without compromising the clearance required between bottoms most
tray of cable trench and bed of the cable trench.

19.4.2 Suitable expansion joints shall be provided in cable trenches as per IS specification with
PVC water stoppers, bitumen impregnated filler boards, bitumen sealing compound as
per specifications or as directed by the purchaser. The water proofing cement additive
shall be used for the construction of cable trenches to ensure water tight construction.

19.4.3 The water from cable trenches shall be collected in suitably located sump pits . The sump
pits shall be of R.C.C construction covered at top with provision of manhole, rungs .

19.4.4 All cable trenches shall be provided with edge protection angles of size not less than
50x50x6 mm and suitable length as decided at the time of engineering. Suitable lugs of
reinforcement steel (10 mm dia minimum) shall be welded to edge protection angles for
ensuring their rigidity in the concrete. The weight of a single pre-cast R.C.C cover shall not
be more than 75 Kg. Suitable lifting hooks of size 10mm MS rod minimum shall be
provided for easy handling of these covers.

19.4.5 The covers of cable trenches shall be of such designs that do not allow any rainwater to
enter into them. Necessary embedded steel plates shall be provided for supporting the
cable trays.

19.4.6 The top of cable trenches shall be kept 150 mm above finished ground level. The
backfilling shall be with excavated soils.

19.4.7 In cable trenches, construction joints shall be provided between the base slab and sidewall
with PVC water stoppers.
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19.6.0 TRANSFORMER FOUNDATION:


19.6.1 It shall consist of a R.C.C. soak pit having pedestal for supporting the transformer/reactor
and its cooling bank etc. The size of the soak pit shall be 1.0 M bigger all round than the
plan size of transformer. The depth of soak pit shall be adequate to accommodate the full
quantity of oil contained in the transformer plus 50% of emulsifier water in voids of metal
filling inside the soak pit.

19.6.2 The metal size to be filled in the soak pit shall be of 60 mm to 40 mm nominal size and it
shall be ensured that 40% of voids are available in the metal filling after its packing in
soak pit. The top of the metal filling inside the soak pit shall be 200 mm below the top of
the rail.

19.6.3 CENTRAL OIL COLLECTING PIT: A common R.C.C central oil-collecting pit shall be
provided for all the transformers. This pit shall be closed type and waterproof construction
with necessary manholes and rungs etc. for maintenance purposes. The soak pits of
transformers shall be connected to this central oil-collecting pit through underground R.C.C
pipes and manholes. The size of the oil collecting pit shall be adequate to accommodate
the full quantity of oil contained in the largest transformer including rain water and
emulsifier water required for the biggest transformer and to ensure that no oil/emulsifier
water remains in the transformer soak pit/drain pipes and the level of soak pit shall be
accordingly decided. The size of R.C.C pipes to be used for connecting the soak pit of the
transformers to the central oil collecting pit shall not be less than 300 mm diameter and
shall be of class NP4 conforming to IS: 458(latest) as per recommendations of tariff
Advisory Committee. The central oil collecting pit shall have provision for installing 2 Nos.
of 100% capacity sump pumps with all accessories like suction and discharge pipes for
transferring discharge to oil-water separator such that each pump can pump oil/rain
water/emulsifier discharge of auto-transformer of biggest transformer in the switchyard.
The suitable size oil-water separator shall be designed and provided by the contractor in a
manner that oil would be separated from water and same shall be retained in oil water
separator while water shall be disposed off to the nearest storm water drain. The oil water
separator shall also be of R.C.C construction. Design of transformer foundations shall be
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carried out based on the relevant drawings, loading data etc. to be furnished by the
purchaser.

19.10.0 SPREADING OF HBG METAL:


19.10.1 40 mm HBG metal of 150 mm thickness shall be spread in switch yard. Kerb stones of size
200 x200 mm shall be provided in the switchyard to retain the metal all along the periphery
of the metal spreading where ever it is required. The Kerb stones shall be buried in the
ground up to 100mm deep. The joints between the Kerb stones shall be done in CM (1:6)
and plastering the Kerb stones shall be done in CM (1:2).

19.10.2 Before spreading the HBG metal care shall be taken to remove all the vegetation and
roots of the plant. The trimming of the earth surface for perfect level ground should be
carried out and the surface should be watered and rammed for consolidation with suitable
means and the earth surface should be given chemical treatment for anti-vegetation
growth. The crushed metal dust or quarry dust should not be used. The HBG metal shall
be brought from the approved Quarry as directed by engineer.

19.11.0 GATES:

19.11.1 Supply & Errection Of Gates :


Main gates shall be supported on RCC pillars. These shall include necessary anchors,
rollers, guides etc. in complete shape. Main gate pillars shall be constructed as per the
approved drawing. No. Wicket gate shall be grouted into pillars constructed in brick
masonry. After erection of gates they shall be painted with two coats of superior quality
enamel paint over a coat of primer.
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19.12.0 WATER FOR CONCRETE:


19.12.1 Clean fresh water shall be used for mixing concrete grout and mortar and curing. The
water used for mixing and curing shall be free from deleterious matter and acids and
alkaline substances in a solution or suspension. Potable water shall generally be used for
mixing and curing concrete.

19.12.2 In respect of drinking water, filtration and chlorination by approved means shall be
installed as necessary to obtain the required standard. Storage and distribution of
potable water shall be such as to prevent contamination.

19.13.0 PROCUREMENT OF STEEL, FABRICATION & GALVANISATION:

19.13.1 Steel such as MS angles, plates, Channels and M.S Rounds required for fabrication of
structures shall be procured by the contractor. The structures shall be fabricated as per the
structural drawings and galvanized. Proto type structure shall be fabricated and shop
drawings for all the structures, stub setting templates etc. shall be furnished. Mass
fabrication of the structures shall be done after their approval.

19.14.0 ANTI-WEED TREATMENT:

19.14.1 For safeguarding the switch yard against the growth of weeds, weedicides (such as
Biodex-C, Grammaxene, Fernoxene or equivalent products) should be mixed with water in
accordance with the manufacturer's instruction (3 liters of weedicide mixed with 200 liters
of water is a standard practice) and this solution should be spread over the earth with a
chemical spraying pump on the ground.

19.14.2 The anti-weed treatment should be given only after moisture content of the soil is brought
below 29%. After completion of spraying of the anti-weed chemicals and before taking up
the next activity, a period of 24 hours should be allowed for penetration of the chemical in
to the soil.

19.15.0 ANTI-TERMITE TREATMENT:


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19.15.1 Required to set up a chemical barrier against attack by subterranean termites in the areas
like cable trenches etc. This work shall in general, be executed as specified in IS: 6313
part -II and as per approved specification of the agency having special know-how for the
job. All necessary work to ensure uniform distribution and proper penetration of treating
solution shall be done. Soil treatment shall not be done when it is raining or when the soil
is wet with rain or sub soil water. Once formed, the treated soil barrier shall not be
distributed.

19.15.2 CHEMICALS AND RATE OF APPLICATION:


Any of the following chemicals (conforming to relevant Indian standards) in water emulsion
shall be applied by pressure pumps uniformly over the area treated.

Chemicals Concentration / weight percent

Dieldrin (IS: 1052-1962) 0.5


Aldrin (IS: 1306-1958) 0.5
Chlordane (IS: 2863-1964) 1.0
Heptachlor 0.5

19.15.3 TREATMENT OF CABLE TRENCHES:

Cable trenches may be fully enveloped by the chemical barrier by treating with chemicals
at the rate of 15 liters /sqm. on vertical surfaces of excavated trench walls and bottom
surfaces at the rate of 5 liters /sqm. Chemical treatment shall be done in stages following
the compaction of earth in layers. The treatment shall be carried out after the ramming
operation is done by padding the earth at 150mm.Centres close to the wall surface and
spraying the chemicals in the specified dose.

PVC PIPES:
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PVC Pipes where called for shall be either unplasticised PVC pipes or high density
polyethylene pipes supplied with appropriate fittings.

PIPES AND FITTINGS:


The pipes and fittings shall be of 10 kgs per Sq.m. pressure class. The plastic pipes are to
be handled with care and stored in a place protected from sun. Plastic pipes and fittings
shall confirm to ISI: 4984.

SETTING OUT:
Setting out shall be carried out from the main grid lines of the proposed structures.
Immediately before installation of the pile, the pile position shall be marked with suitable
identification of pins or markers.

POSITION:
For a pile head cut off, at or above ground level, the maximum permitted deviation of the
pile head cut off center from the center point, shown on the setting out drawing, shall be 50
mm in any direction. For a pile head cut off below ground level an additional tolerance will
be permitted on the assumption that the pile head has been within tolerance, if the cut off
had been at ground level.

19.17.0 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS :

19.17.1 Safety shall form an integral part of work processes to ensure safety for
employees including employees of contractors and sub-contractors as well as visitors.

19.17.2 PROVISIONS RELATING TO COMPANY:-


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A sound and scientific safety management system should be set up which shall include:
a) Formulation of a written statement of policy in respect of safety and health of employees.

b) Defining and documenting responsibilities for all levels of functionaries to carry out safety
related activities including responsibilities of the contractors.

c) Preparing detailed Safety Manual complying with statutory requirements, manufacturers

Recommendations, BIS and any other relevant standards and codes.

d) Establishing procedures to identify hazards that could give rise to the potential of injury
health impairment or death and measures to control impact of such hazards.

e) Providing adequate human, physical and financial resources to implement the safety
management system.
f) Providing safe working environment and evolving framework for occupational safety and
health.
g) Providing and maintaining medical facilities.

h) Providing adequate training to all employees to make them aware of safety related issues.

h) Establishing system for accident reporting, analysis, investigation and implementation of


recommendations.

i) Establishing system for proper communication, documentation and record management in


relation to occupational safety and health.

k) Filing periodic and other returns to the statutory bodies as required under various Acts and

Rules within stipulated time.

l) Formulating emergency management plan for quickly and effectively dealing with probable
emergencies that may arise on site as well as off-site.

m) Establishing methodology for internal and external audit of safety management system.
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n) Establishing system for periodic monitoring and review of safety system by Management.
Overseeing the safety performance of the contractors.

19.17.7 SAFETY TRAINING AND AWARENESS:


19.17.7.1 Regular training programmes should be conducted for all employees covering general
safety awareness, first-aid, emergency procedures including shock treatment , use of
personal protective equipment, safety pre-cautions while handling electro-mechanical
equipment, use of different types of firefighting equipment, response in the event of
emergencies including fire, floods, landslides, earthquakes etc., site specific hazards and
relevant safety acts, rules and regulations.

19.17.7.3 Project implementing officer shall ensure that adequate safety training is provided by the
contractor to his personnel.

20.0.0 PACKING AND DISPATCH:

20.1.0 33kV switchyard equipments shall be dispatched to

The equipment shall be properly packed for transportation by ship/ rail or trailer and shall be
wrapped in polythene sheets before being placed in crates/ cases to prevent damage to
finish. The crates/ cases shall have skid bottom for handling. Special notations such as
Fragile, This end up, Center of gravity, Weight, Owners particulars, PO nos. etc., shall
be clearly marked on the packages together with other details as per purchase order.

20.2.0 The equipment may be stored outdoors for long periods before installation. The packing shall
be completely suitable for outdoor storage in areas with heavy rains/ high ambient
temperature unless otherwise agreed.
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21.0.2 MANUFACTURERS DOCUMENTS:

21.0.2.1 The manufacturer shall supply project specific documents, these shall include but not be
limited to the following:

a) Protection current transformer magnetisation curves.

b) Earthing calculation

c) DSLP calculation.

d) Lighting Calculation

e) Busbar Sizing calculation.

f) Battery Sizing calculation.

g) CT/VT sizing calculation.

h) Relay characteristics and connection requirements.

i) Recommended spare parts list.

j) Test reports.

k) O&M manuals shall incorporate the installation, commissioning, operating and


maintenance instructions and fault finding procedures.

22.0.0 DRAWINGS / DOCUMENTS:

The reference (Typical) drawings, which form a part of the specification, are given at
tender document. The Vendor shall maintain the overall dimensions of the layout of
substation , but may alter the locations of equipment to obtain the statutory electrical
clearances required for the substation. The drawings enclosed give the basic conceptual
scheme. in case of any discrepancy between the drawings and text of specification, the
requirements of text shall prevail in general. The successful Vendor shall furnish all the
drawings for approval of owner.
The furnishing of engineering data by the Vendor shall be in accordance with the
Schedule for each set of equipment as specified in the Technical Specifications.
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The review of these data by the Owner will cover only general conformance of the data to
the specifications and documents interfaces with the equipment provided under the
specifications, external connections and of the dimensions which might affect panel room
layout. This review by the Owner may not indicate a thorough review of all dimensions,
quantities and details of the equipment, materials, any devices or items indicated or the
accuracy of the information submitted. This review and/or approval by the Owner shall
not be considered by the Vendor, as limiting any of his responsibilities and liabilities for
mistakes and deviations from the requirements, specified under these specifications and
documents.

Following are the minimum documents to be provided by the successful Contractor till
handover of the project. ( 1 Set CD & 6 paper set)