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Cutler-Hammer

I.B. 32-255T
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Instructions for Installation of Metal Clad Switchgear Outdoor and Indoor Housings

CONTENTS
Description
Purpose ............................................................................................... 3 Recommended Safety Practices ...................................................... 3 Section 1: Receiving, Storing, and Handling of Switchgear ........ 3 1.1 Receiving ............................................................................... 3 1.2 Storage .................................................................................. 3 1.3 Handling ................................................................................. 3 Section 2: Installation of Switchgear ............................................. 4 2.1 Indoor Switchgear .................................................................. 4 2.2 Outdoor Aisle-Less Switchgear ............................................. 5 2.3 Outdoor Sheltered Aisle Switchgear ...................................... 6 2.4 Outdoor Common Aisle Switchgear ...................................... 6 Section 3: Internal Connections ..................................................... 7 Section 4: Table of Weights .......................................................... 10

Figures
1. Lifting Angles for Indoor, Outdoor Aisle-less, and Outdoor Common Aisle Switchgear ............................................ 4 2. Lifting Angles for Outdoor Sheltered Aisle ................................... 4 3. Tie Bolt Locations ........................................................................ 4 4. End Trim Cap and End Trim for Outdoor Aisle-less Switchgear ........ 5 5. Front and Rear Filler Pieces Locations for Outdoor Aisle-less Switchgear ................................................................... 5 6. Unit and Aisle End Trim for Outdoor Sheltered Aisle Switchgear ................................................................................... 6 7. Filler Pieces and End Trim Locations for Outdoor Sheltered Aisle Switchgear .......................................................... 6 8. Openings For Aisle Wall Weld Studs ........................................... 7 9. Overlap of End Trim on Outdoor Common Aisle Switchgear .......... 7 10. Internal Connections Barrier Removal ......................................... 8 11. Internal Connections Barrier Removal ......................................... 8 12. Internal Connections Barrier Removal ......................................... 8 13. Main Bus Bar Installation ............................................................. 8 14. Insulation Boots and Ground Bus Bar Locations ........................ 8 15. Assembled Switchgear ................................................................ 9

Reference Drawings
16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Parts With Brief Description and Dimensions ............................ Parts With Brief Description and Dimensions ............................ Outdoor Aisle-less Right Side View With DImensions ............... Outdoor Sheltered Aisle Right Side View With Dimensions ...... Outdoor Common Aisle Right Side View With Dimensions ....... 10 11 11 11 11

Tables
1. Bolt Tightness for Bus Connections ............................................ 9 2. Typical Weights of Switchgear ................................................... 10

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CAUTION
THE METAL-CLAD SWITCHGEAR DESCRIBED IN THIS BOOK HAS BEEN DESIGNED AND TESTED TO OPERATE WITHIN ITS NAMEPLATE RATINGS. OPERATION OUTSIDE OF THESE RATINGS MAY CAUSE THE EQUIPMENT TO FAIL, RESULTING IN BODILY INJURY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE.

DANGER
THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO INSTALL, OPERATE, OR MAINTAIN THIS EQUIPMENT ARE THOSE WHO MEET THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS DESCRIBED IN THE NATIONAL ELECTRIC SAFETY CODE. TO PERFORM WORK ON THIS TYPE OF EQUIPMENT, ONE MUST BE TRAINED AND EXPERIENCED IN WORKING WITH HIGH-VOLTAGE CIRCUITS. THEY SHOULD BE FAMILIAR WITH THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF THIS EQUIPMENT AND AWARE OF THE HAZARDS INVOLVED. BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO DO ANY MAINTENANCE, ALWAYS BE SURE TO DE-ENERGIZE BOTH THE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY CIRCUITS. BEFORE REMOVING A BOLTED-ON COVER, FIRST MAKE SURE THAT ALL THE CIRCUITS HAVE BEEN DE-ENERGIZED.

PURPOSE
THIS INSTRUCTION BOOK HAS BEEN PREPARED TO HELP ENGINEERS AND TECHNICIANS INSTALL, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN TYPE VAC-CLAD-W SWITCHGEAR. FOR INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION OF THIS TYPE OF SWITCHGEAR, REFER TO THE PERTINENT ANSI STANDARDS AND TO CUTLER-HAMMER APPLICATION DATA 32-265.

DANGER
ALL SAFETY CODES, SAFETY STANDARDS, AND SAFETY REGULATIONS MUST BE STRICTLY ADHERED TO WHEN INSTALLING, OPERATING, OR MAINTAINING THIS EQUIPMENT.

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PURPOSE
The following instructions are to be used for the installation of indoor and outdoor switchgear assemblies. This manual is a supplement to I.B. 32-255 that contains the basic test, operation and maintenance procedures.

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Each switchgear group and all cartons and crates are labeled with an order number and a shipping weight. On one of the groups there will be a shipping packet, securely attached, that contains the shipping list, drawings, etc. When the switchgear arrives at the installation site, check to make sure all the parts described on the shipping list have been received. Do this before discarding the packing material to prevent losing parts. If the switchgear has been damaged, file a claim as soon as possible with the carrier and notify the nearest Cutler-Hammer representative. If the switchgear is going to be installed when it has been received, unpack it and handle it according to the procedure outlined in the following sections. If the switchgear is to be stored, inspect it to make sure the shipment is complete and undamaged. Repack it so it will be protected until it has been installed. Follow the instructions in the Storing Switchgear section for the proper storage procedures.

RECOMMENDED SAFETY PRACTICES

WARNING
ALL SAFETY CODES, SAFETY STANDARDS AND/OR REGULATIONS MUST BE STRICTLY OBSERVED IN THE INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THIS EQUIPMENT. The only people who should be allowed to install, operate, or maintain its equipment are those who meet the qualification requirements described in the National Electric Safety Code. To perform work on this type of equipment, one must be trained and experienced in working with high-voltage circuits. They should be familiar with the construction and operation of this equipment and aware of the hazards involved. Before attempting to do any maintenance, always be sure to de-energize both the primary and secondary circuits. The exposure to the elements of internal components of any switchgear assembly should not be permitted. Never leave a breaker in an intermediate position in its compartment. Always crank the breaker into the fully connected or withdrawn position. Before removing a bolted-on cover first make sure that all the circuits have been de-energized. Never try to disconnect or open the secondary circuit of a current transformer that is carrying load current. In this situation the transformer develops a dangerous high voltage. Before attempting work either de-energize the circuit by opening the breaker or short-circuit the secondary of the current transformer.

1.2 Storing Switchgear

WARNING
FAILURE TO PROPERLY STORE AND PROTECT SWITCHGEAR MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO EQUIPMENT. SUCH DAMAGE COULD CAUSE DEATH, SEVERE PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE WHEN EQUIPMENT IS ENERGIZED. Packing for shipping is not suitable for storage. Part of the original packaging may be discarded when switchgear is removed from the carrier. Switchgear bus runs, because of their open connection ends, are particularly vulnerable to moisture and dirt during storage. If the switchgear must be stored for a while, prepare a suitable storage space. Outdoor switchgear can be stored outdoors but bus run open end connection ends should be covered to protect from the elements until assembly is possible. Energize the switchgear heaters to keep moisture from forming inside the switchgear. A terminal block is factory wired for customer supplied power connection to the heaters. Keep indoor switchgear indoors in a heated building that is clean and dry. The floor should be smooth and level to prevent strain and distortion in the equipment. Be sure the space is well drained so there is no standing water. Take steps to prevent the switchgear against dampness, cement dust, corrosive atmospheres, and extreme temperature changes. To control condensation, make sure the equipment is well ventilated. Install temporary space heaters if necessary. Switchgear should be checked periodically for any signs of deterioration. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure protection during storage.

CAUTION
READ THIS ENTIRE MANUAL BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO INSTALL THE SWITCHGEAR. THROUGHOUT THIS MANUAL THERE WILL BE FIGURES WITH ITEMS LABELED WITH NUMBERS IN BALLOONS. THESE NUMBERS REFER TO THAT PARTICULAR ITEM WHICH IS DRAWN OUT IN DETAIL WITH FRONT AND SIDE VIEWS AND DIMENSIONS TO EASE IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF THAT PARTICULAR ITEM. THE DRAWINGS OF THESE ITEMS CAN BE FOUND ON PAGES 14 AND 15.

1.3 Handling Switchgear Assemblies

WARNING
1. RECEIVING, HANDLING AND STORING OF OUTDOOR AND INDOOR SWITCHGEAR 1.1 Receiving Switchgear
The switchgear is shipped to the customer as completely assembled as possible. Depending on the number of switchgear vertical sections it may be necessary to ship in several groups to facilitate handling. Each indoor switchgear group is bolted to wooden skids and covered. Each outdoor switchgear group is permanently bolted to a structural steel base and covered. SWITCHGEAR IS UNSTABLE AND HEAVY. MOVE EQUIPMENT WITH CAUTION. FAILURE TO FOLLOW PROPER HANDLING PROCEDURES COULD CAUSE EQUIPMENT TO TIP AND LEAD TO SEVERE PERSONAL INJURY OR DAMAGE TO EQUIPMENT. The preferred method of handling all switchgear assemblies is by crane. Lifting members are bolted to the top of each shipping group. Put a crane hook through each of the four holes to lift and move the group. After the group has been moved into the installation position, remove the lifting members and discard them. Figure 1 shows the lifting members for indoor, outdoor aisle-less and outdoor common aisle switchgear. Figure 2 shows the lifting members for outdoor sheltered aisle switchgear.

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b. Let the shipping skids remain on each group until the group has been moved into its final installation position. (The skids help protect the switchgear and reduce the risk that it will be damaged or distorted during the move.) c. If an odd number of groups is to be installed, install the middle one first. Then install the other groups, working out from the middle. If an even number of groups is to be installed, start with either group on either side of the middle shipping break. If a unit substation or a power center is being installed, line up the power transformer and the adjacent switchgear group first. Set them in the position called for on the drawing of the base plan. Then install the rest of the groups. d. Handling the switchgear by crane is the preferred method. Move the first group into position. Line up the bolt holes in the base of the vertical sections with the bolt holes in the steel channels in the foundation. A few inches in front of the line-up draw a base line along the length of the intended location of switchgear. As the groups are maneuvered into place, keep the front of each group parallel to the base line.

NOTE: Indoor switchgear will not have sloped roof sheets, steel channels under units, or front and rear rain resistant doors.

Fig. 1 Lifting Angles For Indoor, Outdoor Aisle-Less and Outdoor Common Aisle

e. A bolt at each end of the wooden skids holds the skids to the base of the group. Lift the shipping group, remove the bolts, and discard the skids. f. Set the group into its installation position. Use a level to make sure the group is level both across its width and along its length. Use a plumb line to make sure the group is plumb. (To level or plumb the group, use shims at the points where the vertical sections will be bolted or welded to the floors.) Move each group into position and repeat the preceding steps. Use a come-along or other necessary means to pull the groups all the way together. 2. Bolt the groups together through the tie bolt holes. a. Remove the back covers from the vertical sections on each side of the shipping group. Install tie bolts between shipping groups. After all tie bolts are installed, tighten tie bolts down. There are two tie bolt locations at the rear of the mid module and six locations (three in the front, three in the back) on the rear module. Figure 3 shows the locations of the tie bolts.

Fig. 2 Lifting Angles For Outdoor Sheltered Aisle

2. INSTALLATION OF SWITCHGEAR 2.1 Installation of Indoor Switchgear


The following instructions are for the installation of indoor switchgear. All internal connections (i.e. main bus and ground bus) are listed in the Internal Connections section on page 7. 1. Align the shipping groups side by side on the foundation. Finished foundation surface (including floor steel) must be flat, level, and in true plane. a. Remove the crating and packaging material from the groups of switchgear that are going to be installed.

Fig. 3 Tie Bolt Locations


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b. Open the front panels on the vertical sections. Insert and tighten tie bolts between the front upright members. There are four tie bolt locations in the front of the mid module. There are four tie bolt locations at the front and rear of the front module. Figure 3 shows the locations of the tie bolts. 3. Bolt or weld the entire switchgear system to the channels in the foundation. Check the system again to make sure it is level and plumb. 4. Remove all the shipping blocks or braces. Examine all the meters, relays, etc. and remove any shipping blocks or braces. Remove lifting angles from top of the units and discard them.

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b. Remove any overhanging end caps, end trim, and seam covers from the groups of switchgear. These will be replaced at a later time (Step 5). Figures 4 and 5 show the placement of the end caps, end trim and seam covers that may need to be removed and replaced during assembly. c. If an odd number of groups is to be installed, install the middle one first. Then install the other groups, working out from the middle. If an even number of groups is to be installed, start with either group on either side of the middle shipping break. If a unit substation or a power center is being installed, line up the power transformer and the adjacent switchgear group first. Set them in the position called for on the drawing of the base plan. Then install the rest of the groups. d. Handling the switchgear by crane is the preferred method. Move the first group into position. Line up the bolt holes in the base of the vertical sections with the bolt holes in the steel channels in the foundation. A few inches in front of the line-up draw a base line along the length of the intended location of switchgear. As the groups are maneuvered into place, keep the front of each group parallel to the base line. e. A bolt at each end of the wooden skids holds the skids to the base of the group. Lift the shipping group, remove the bolts, and discard the skids. f. Set the group into its installation position. Use a level to make sure the group is level both across its width and along its length. Use a plumb line to make sure the group is plumb. (To level or plumb the group, use shims at the points where the vertical sections will be bolted or welded to the floor.) Move each group into position and repeat the preceding steps. Use a come-along or other necessary means to pull the groups all the way together. 2. Bolt the groups together through the tie bolt holes. a. Remove the back covers from the vertical sections on each side of the shipping group. Install tie bolts between shipping groups. After all tie bolts are installed, tighten tie bolts down. There are two tie bolt locations at the rear of the mid module and six locations (three in the front, three in the back) on the rear module. Figure 3, page 4 shows the locations of the tie bolts. b. Open the front panels on the vertical sections. Insert and tighten tie bolts between the front upright members. There are four tie bolt locations in the front of the mid module. There are four tie bolt locations at the front and rear of the front module. Figure 3, page 4, shows the locations of the tie bolts. 3. Remove all the shopping blocks or braces. Examine all the meters, relays, etc. and remove any shipping blocks or braces. Remove lifting angles from top of the units and discard them. 4. Attach tie down clamps to the foundation. For seismic applications, secure units to foundation using tie down clamps. Secure the switchgear to the foundation with the supplied tie down clips per the outdoor aisle-less base plan. 5. Install the seam covers and roof fillers. Install filler pieces and unit seam covers using proper hardware from detail box. If unit end trim is not on each end of shipping group, install at this time using proper hardware from detail box. Refer to Figures 4 and 5 for the placement of these items.

2.2 Installation of Outdoor Aisle-less Switchgear


The following instructions are for the installation of outdoor aisle-less switchgear. All internal connections (i.e. main bus and ground bus) are listed in the Internal Connections section on page 7. 1. Align the shipping groups side by side on the foundation. a. Remove the crating and packaging material from the groups of switchgear that are going to be installed.

Fig. 4 End Trim Cap and End Trim (Style numbers are for hardware located in detail box.)

Fig. 5 Front and Rear Filler Pieces Locations


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6. Install all skirts around the bottom of the unit.

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5. For seismic applications, secure the aisle to the foundation using clamps pre-attached to the aisle and unit base channels. The clamps can be accessed through the floor panels on the aisle base. Rear unit clamps are supplied in the detail box. Secure the switchgear to the installation pad per the base plan supplied. 6. Install all skirts around the bottom of the unit.

2.3 Installation of Outdoor Sheltered Aisle Switchgear


The following instructions are for the addition of a sheltered aisle to outdoor switchgear. The installation of the outdoor sheltered aisle is the same as that of the outdoor aisle-less except for the following additional instructions. The outdoor sheltered aisle is shipped as completely assembled as possible. The aisle is already attached to the switchgear groups for ease of assembly. 1. After switchgear group is in its desired location, remove the lifting angle from the top of the switchgear. The lifting angles are attached to both the switchgear units and to the aisle. 2. With all the groups in place, tie bolt the aisle walls and switchgear units together. (There are ten (10) aisle wall tie bolt locations.) Refer to Figure 3, page 4 for the location of the unit tie bolt locations. 3. Install (if not already installed) the right and left hand end trim, right and left roof filler, right and left aisle unit filler, unit seam cover, mid roof filler, and rear filler. Figures 6 and 7 show the placement of these items. 4. Install (if not already installed) the aisle seam cap, right and left aisle end trim cap and end trim. Refer to Figures 6 and 7.

2.4 Installation of Common Aisle


The following instructions are for the installation of a common aisle switchgear. All internal connections (i.e. main bus and ground bus) are listed in the Internal Connections section on page 7. 1. Common Aisle Switchgear MUST be installed in the following sequence: Installation of first lineup of switchgear in correct location on installation pad Installation of aisle base to first lineup of switchgear Installation of second lineup of switchgear to aisle base and first lineup of switchgear Installation of aisle roof panels Installation of aisle walls

2. Align the shipping groups side by side on the foundation. a. Remove the crating and packaging material from the groups of switchgear that are going to be installed. Remove any overhanging filler pieces and seam covers from the groups of switchgear. Figure 7 shows the placement of the filler pieces and seam covers that may need to be removed and replaced later during assembly. b. If an odd number of groups is to be installed, install the middle one first. Then install the other groups, working out from the middle. If an even number of groups is to be installed, start with either group on either side of the middle shipping break. If a unit substation or a power center is being installed, line up the power transformer and the adjacent switchgear group first. Set them in the position called for on the drawing of the base plan. Then install the rest of the groups. c. Handling the switchgear by crane is the preferred method. Move the first group into position. As the groups are maneuvered into place, keep the front of each group parallel and close as possible to the placement line. d. Move each group into position and repeat the preceding steps. Use a come-along or other necessary means to pull the groups all the way together. 3. Bolt the groups together through the tie bolt holes. a. Remove the back covers from the vertical sections on each side of the shipping group. Install tie bolts between shipping groups. After all tie bolts are installed, tighten tie bolts down. There are two tie bolt locations at the rear of the mid module and six locations (three in the front, three in the back) on the rear module. Figure 3, page 4, shows the locations of the tie bolts. b. Open the front panels on the vertical sections. Insert and tighten tie bolts between the front upright members. There are four tie bolt locations in the front of the mid module. There are four tie bolt locations at the front and rear of the front module. Figure 3, page 4, shows the locations of the tie bolts.

Fig. 6 Unit and Aisle End Trim Locations

Fig. 7 Filler Pieces and End Trim Locations


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4. Remove all the shipping blocks or braces. Examine all the meters, relays, etc. and remove any shipping blocks or braces. Remove lifting angles from top of the units and discard them. 5. Remove the 3/4 inch bolts from the front channels of each switchgear vertical section and discard. These will be replaced later by tie bolts that join the aisle bases to the switchgear. 6. Install the aisle floor. The floor is pre-assembled with three aisle bases per shipping group. Slide the aisle bases to the first switchgear lineup until both channels are touching. The two channels should now be forming a box. NOTE: The aisle base has a 1/4 inch lip that sits on top of the switchgear unit channel. Be sure to lift the aisle bases up when sliding toward the switchgear channels. Below the access panels on the aisle, line up the tie bolt holes. Install two tie down clips and four 3/4 inch bolts at each vertical switchgear section. Continue installing aisle bases in the same manner until all are in place. Place the service covers over the openings. 7. Install the opposite side switchgear units. Lift the aisle base assembly off the ground approximately two inches to allow the switchgear channels to sit under the 1/4 inch lip of the aisle base. The two channels should be forming a box like the opposite side. Align the tie bolt holes by moving the switchgear to the proper location. Install two tie down clips and four 3/4 inch bolts at each vertical switchgear section. 8. Install the aisle roofs. The aisle roofs are identical unless equipment has been attached, such as fans or heaters. 9. Install the aisle roof starting at unit one. Note the high side of the roofs are over the units opposite unit one. Secure the roof panels with the supplied hardware. 10. Install the aisle roof seam covers. 11. Install the aisle fillers. Refer to Figure 7, page 6. 12. Remove the three screws on the unit roof end trim and slide it toward the rear approximately three (3) inches. Do this on all four corners. 13. Install the aisle end walls. Identify the left end door frame (as seen while facing unit one). Place gasket material (if not already installed) on the two edges of the aisle end wall. Raise the wall up to the switchgear and raise the wall over the aisle roof sheet so that the wall end trim will slide over the lip on the roof panel. (It may be easier to remove the wall en/d trim for prior to installation. Replace after the end wall has been secured to the switchgear units.) Align the weld studs on the aisle wall to fit in the openings on the switchgear side walls. Refer to Figure 8. After weld studs are in the openings, place supplied hardware over weld studs and tighten. 14. Identify the right end wall and repeat step 13. 15. Slide the unit roof end trims forward and install hardware removed earlier (all four corners). Refer to Figure 9 for the proper overlap. 16. Install unit seam covers and roof fillers. Refer to Figure 7, page 6. 17. Install tie down clips at the rear of both switchgear lineups. Rear unit clamps are supplied in the detail box. Secure the switchgear to the installation pad per the base plan supplied.

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18. After installation is complete, close all doors and check for light seeping into aisle area. Use gutter seal or additional gasket material to fill in any areas light is coming in.

Fig. 8 Openings For Wall Weld Studs

Fig. 9 Proper Overlap of Unit and Aisle End Trim

3. INTERNAL CONNECTIONS
The following instructions are for the internal connections of the ground bus, high voltage bus, wiring and other internal items. 1. Connect the ground bus. a. The ground bus in the switchgear is assembled in sections. There is a joint in each housing. Solderless terminals are provided on the ground bus in each end unit. Use these terminals to connect the ground bus to the station ground. Make the connection as direct as possible. It should be large enough to carry the ground fault current of the installation. Never house it in a metal conduit. (NOTE: The unit to unit ground bus is supplied in the detail box.)

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b. The standard ground bus is a .25-inch x 2-inch copper bus bar bolted to the cross members of the frame in the bottom of each enclosure. The ground bus runs through the center of each section through the length of the entire switchgear system. Where the system is split for shipping, a splice plate (and hardware) is furnished to bridge the shipping break when the system is installed. Refer to Figure 13. 2. Connect the high voltage bus between shipping groups. a. Remove the horizontal and vertical metal barriers from the cable compartment in the rear of the switchgear. Remove the vertical section of the bus barrier. Also remove any other components such as potheads, surge suppressors, etc. that interfere with access to the bus compartment. (NOTE: Rear assembly of switchgear may vary from customer to customer.) Figures 10 through 12 show the removal of necessary barriers. b. Obtain the section of bus that was removed to separate the groups for shipping. Each section is labeled and shipped in the carton with the details.

Fig. 10 Removal of Necessary Barriers

Fig. 11 Removal of Necessary Barriers

Fig. 13 Main Bus Installation

Fig. 12 Removal of Necessary Barriers

Fig. 14 Insulation Boots and Ground Bus Bar

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c. The surfaces in the bus joints are silver or tin plated. Clean the plated surfaces of the bus section if necessary. d. Slide the section of bus through the supports in the side of the vertical section. Slide the rubber snubber along the bus until it fits inside the opening in the bus support. When the bus section is disconnected for shipping, the splice plates and hardware are left bolted to the end of the bus in each of the adjoining vertical sections. Sandwich the end of the disconnected section between the splice plates and fit the other end of the section between the splice plates on the end of the bus in the adjacent section. Bolt the splice plates together on each end of the bus section. Repeat these steps for each section of bus at each shipping break. Tighten the bolts for the splice plates to the torque shown in Table 1. Cover joint with the insulating boot provided. Figures 13 and 14, page 8, show the insulating boots and the bus run installation. 3. Reconnect the wiring that was disconnected at the factory for shipping. The wiring is labeled as well as the connecting points. a. Connect the wiring to the remote apparatus and to the terminal blocks mounted within the front of the vertical sections. 4. Replace the metal barriers and any other parts that may have been removed to give access to the bus compartments. 5. Connect the main power cables. a. Before connecting a cable, determine its phase. The switchgear system is usually supplied with connections for phasing 1-2-3, left to right (viewed from the front). Check the shop order drawing to make sure because sometimes another phasing may have been specified. b. If the two systems are to be parallel, make sure the phase rotation and the phase angles are the same. They must be the same to prevent damaging the equipment. The phase rotation must conform to the phase rotation on the shop order drawing so that the instruments, meters, and relays will operate properly. c. When forming cables to fit inside the cable compartment, avoid bending it sharply or kinking it. Make sure it does not rest on sharp corners or edges that could damage the insulation. d. Follow the instructions of the cable manufacturer to determine what minimum bending radii is permitted. Follow the instructions on insulating the joints so the insulation will taper properly through the correct gradient. The insulation will vary with the type and size of cable and with the service voltage for which it was designed.

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e. Solderless connectors are usually furnished if the cable is non-leaded. The connection must be insulated according to the recommendation of the cable manufacturer. f. If potheads or other types of terminators are furnished, follow the instructions of the manufacturer when connecting the cable to them. Use the flexible connectors to connect the aerial lugs to the conductors. This will keep strain off the insulators of the pothead or the terminator. Tape (or otherwise insulate) the entire joint (including the flexible connectors). g. If zero sequence current transformers are used, pass the power cables through the transformer. Connect it to the terminals or to a pothead. 6. Replace all horizontal and vertical metal barriers from the cable compartment in the rear of the switchgear. a. Replace all metal barriers, vertical section of the bus barrier, and any other components removed during hookup of the high voltage bus. Refer to the previous steps, but in the reverse manner. 7. Replace the rear covers on all the vertical sections. Refer to Figure 15.

Fig. 15

Assembled Switchgear

Table 1

Bolt Tightness for Bus Connections Torque in foot-pounds (N-m) for Bolt Size-Inches (mm) 0.25 (6.35) (6.78) (6.78) 0.31 12 10 (7.87) (16.27) (13.56) 0.38 20 15 (9.65) (27.12) (20.34) 0.5 50 40 (12.7) (67.80) (54.24) 0.62 95 55 (15.75) (128.82) (74.58)

Bolt Material

High Strength Steel Silicon Bronze

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4. TYPICAL WEIGHT OF UNITS


Table 2 Typical Unit Weights (Pounds and Kilograms) Type of Vertical Section B/B Main Bus RatingAmpere Lbs. 1200 2000 3000 1200 2000 3000 1200 2000 3000 1200 2000 3000 2400 2500 2600 2300 2400 2500 2000 2100 2500 2200 2300 2400 Indoor Vertical Section Kg. 1089 1134 1179 1043 1089 1134 907 953 1134 998 1403 1089 Aisle-Less Vertical Section Lbs. Kg. 3150 3250 3350 3050 3150 3250 2750 2850 2950 2950 2850 3150 1429 1474 1520 1383 1429 1474 1247 1293 1338 1338 1293 1429 Single Aisle Vertical Section Unit + Aisle = Total Lbs. Kg. 3450 3550 3650 3350 3450 3550 3050 3150 3250 3250 3150 3450 1565 1610 1656 1520 1565 1656 1383 1429 1474 1474 1429 1565 Common Aisle Vertical Section Unit + Aisle + Unit = Total Lbs. Kg. 6100 6300 6500 5900 6100 6300 5300 5500 5700 5700 5900 6100 2767 2858 2948 2676 2767 2858 2404 2495 2585 2585 2676 2767

B/A or A/B

A/A

B/BLANK or BLANK/B

See circuit breaker instruction book for breaker weights. The vertical sections refer to the combination of auxiliary compartments and breaker compartments. The combinations are: breaker over breaker (B/B), breaker over auxiliary (B/A), auxilliary over breaker (A/B), auxiliary over auxiliary (A/A), and breaker (B) over/under a blank compartment.

Fig. 16 Parts With Brief Description and Dimensions

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Fig. 19 Outdoor Sheltered Aisle Right Side View With Dimensions

Fig. 17 Parts With Brief Description and Dimensions

Fig. 20 Outdoor Common Aisle Right Side View With Dimensions

Fig. 18 Outdoor Aisle-less Right Side View With Dimensions

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania U.S.A. Publication No. I.B. 32-255T February 1999 Printed in U.S.A./ZTD99001