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AS 4086.2-1997

[Superseded]

Secondary batteries for use with stand-alone power systems, Part 2: Installation and maintenance

Specifies requirements for the installation and maintenance of secondary batteries installed in stand-alone power systems, i.e. power systems that are not connected to the power distribution system of an electricity supply authority. It applies to the installation of all types of batteries.
Published: 05/10/1997
Pages: 36
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PREFACE
1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
1.3 DEFINITIONS
2 BATTERY ACCOMMODATION AND ARRANGEMENT
2.1 GENERAL
2.2 CONNECTION BETWEEN BATTERY AND DIRECT CURRENT SWITCHBOARD
2.2.1 General
2.2.2 Cables
2.2.3 Inter-cell and battery terminal connections
2.3 OVERCURRENT PROTECTION
2.4 THERMAL RUNAWAY
2.5 ALARMS
2.6 BATTERY ENCLOSURE
2.6.1 General
2.6.2 Layout and location
2.6.3 Mechanical considerations
2.7 VENTILATION
2.7.1 General
2.7.2 Rate of hydrogen evolution
2.7.3 Exhaust ventilation rate
2.7.4 Charging rate
2.7.4.1 Vented cells
2.7.4.2 Valve-regulated cells
2.7.5 Method of ventilation
2.7.5.1 General
2.7.5.2 Natural ventilation
2.7.5.3 Mechanical ventilation
2.7.5.4 Arrangement of ventilation
2.8 SAFETY SIGNS
2.8.1 Explosion and electrolyte burns
2.8.2 Battery voltage and short-circuit current
3 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE
3.1 INSPECTION
3.1.1 General
3.1.2 Test equipment
3.1.3 Inspection schedule
3.2 MAINTENANCE
3.2.1 General
3.2.2 Corrective actions
3.2.3 Equalizing charges
3.3 EARTH FAULT LOCATION
4 INSTALLATION AND COMMISSIONING
4.1 UNPACKING
4.2 STORAGE
4.3 MOUNTING AND CONNECTION
4.4 COMMISSIONING
4.4.1 Initial charge
4.4.2 Dry-charged batteries
5 SAFETY
5.1 GENERAL
5.2 HANDLING, MIXING AND STORING OF ELECTROLYTE
5.2.1 Acid electrolyte
5.2.2 Alkaline electrolyte
5.3 PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
5.4 ELECTROLYTE BURNS
5.4.1 General
5.4.2 First aid treatment
5.5 WATER SUPPLY
5.6 PRECAUTIONS
5.6.1 General
5.6.2 During installation
5.6.3 During maintenance
5.7 FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT
APPENDIX A
A1 SCOPE
A2 OPERATING CONDITIONS
A3 DIRECT CURRENT SWITCHBOARDS
A4 EARTHING AND EARTH-FAULT DETECTION
A5 VOLTAGE DROP
A6 BATTERY STANDS
A7 SHORT-CIRCUIT PERFORMANCE OF CABLES
A8 SERVICE TEST
APPENDIX B
APPENDIX C
C1 SCOPE
C2 CONDITION ON DELIVERY
C3 FULLY CHARGED, CAPACITY-PROVEN BATTERIES
C4 FULLY CHARGED BATTERIES
C5 UNFILLED BATTERIES
C6 INTER-CELL CONNECTIONS
APPENDIX D
D1 SCOPE
D2 CONDITION ON DELIVERY
D3 FILLED AND CHARGED BATTERIES
D4 EMPTY AND DISCHARGED BATTERIES
D5 INTER-CELL CONNECTIONS
APPENDIX E
E1 SCOPE
E2 CONDITION ON DELIVERY
E3 INITIAL CHARGING
E4 SERVICE TEST
E5 INTER-CELL CONNECTIONS
APPENDIX F
F1 SCOPE
F2 CONDITION ON DELIVERY
F3 INITIAL CHARGING
F4 SERVICE TEST
F5 INTER-CELL CONNECTIONS
APPENDIX G
APPENDIX H
H1 SCOPE
H2 BATTERY SHORT-CIRCUIT CURRENT
H3 FACTORS GOVERNING THE APPLICATION OF THE TEMPERATURE LIMITS
H4 CALCULATION OF PERMISSIBLE SHORT-CIRCUIT CURRENTS
H5 INFLUENCE OF METHOD OF INSTALLATION
H6 MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE SHORT-CIRCUIT TEMPERATURES
H6.1 General
H6.2 Insulating materials
H6.3 Outer sheath and bedding materials
H6.4 Conductor and metallic sheath materials and components
APPENDIX I
I1 SCOPE
I2 PRINCIPLE
I3 PROCEDURE
I4 CALCULATION
I6 REPORT
Cited references in this standard
[Superseded]
Amendment 2 to AS 3000-1986
[Current]
Electrical installations — Secondary batteries installed in buildings, Part 1: Vented cells
[Withdrawn]
Solid-stem general purpose thermometers
[Current]
Safety signs for the occupational environment
[Withdrawn]
Low voltage switchgear and controlgear — Moulded-case circuit-breakers for rated voltages up to and including 600 V a.c. and 250 V d.c.
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