Electrical equipment for furnaces and ancillary equipment - Part 1: Requirements for application design and installation

This document applies to the application design and installation of electrical equipment, control circuits and safety-related systems for furnaces which are operated with solid, liquid or gaseous fuels and their ancillary equipment. It specifies requirements to meet the operating conditions of furnaces, to reduce the hazards of combustion and to protect the heated systems from damage e.g. by overheating. Such furnaces and the electrical equipment can be part by way of example of the following plant: a) water heating systems; b) steam boiler installations (steam and hot-water boilers) and heat recovery steam boilers; NOTE 1 The requirements of this document apply according to the electrical equipment of electrically heated steam boilers. NOTE 2 Seagoing vessels and offshore facilities are governed by International Maritime Law and as such are not within the scope of this document. These requirements can be used for such facilities. c) warm air heaters; d) hot-gas heaters; e) heat exchanger systems; f) combustion chambers of stationary turbines; g) as long as no other standard is applicable for combined heat and power stations, we recommend the use of the requirements of this document; This document can also be used as reference for electrical equipment requirements for thermo-processing equipment. The requirements in this document are not applicable to electrical equipment for: 1) non-electrically heated appliances and burner control systems for household and similar purposes; 2) furnaces using technologies for the direct conversion of heat into electrical energy; 3) combustion chambers of non-stationary prime movers and turbines; 4) central oil supply systems for individual heating appliances; 5) furnaces using solid fuels for heating purposes for household use with a nominal thermal output up to 1 MW; 6) furnaces which are used to heat process fluids and gasses in chemical plant. This document can be used as a basis for the requirements placed on electrical equipment for furnaces, which are excluded from its field of application. This document specifies special requirements for the management of functional safety.

Elektrische Ausrüstung von Feuerungsanlagen und zugehörige Einrichtungen - Teil 1: Bestimmungen für die Anwendungsplanung und Errichtung

Equipements électriques d'installation de chaudière - Partie 1: Exigences pour la conception, pour l'application et l'installation

Le présent document s'applique à la conception d'application et à l'installation du matériel électrique, des circuits de commande et des systèmes relatifs à la sécurité des fours utilisés avec des combustibles solides, liquides ou gazeux et leurs équipements auxiliaires. Il spécifie les exigences pour respecter les conditions de fonctionnement des fours, pour réduire les dangers de combustion et pour protéger les systèmes chauffés contre les dommages dus par exemple à une surchauffe. Ces fours et le matériel électrique peuvent faire partie des installations suivantes, par exemple: a) systèmes de chauffage à eau; b) installations de chaudière à vapeur (chaudières à vapeur et à eau chaude) et chaudières à vapeur à récupération de chaleur; NOTE 1 Les exigences du présent document s'appliquent en conséquence au matériel électrique de chaudières à vapeur chauffées électriquement. NOTE 2 Les navires de haute mer et les installations en mer sont régis par le droit maritime international et, de ce fait, n'entrent pas dans le domaine d'application du présent document. Ces exigences peuvent être utilisées pour ces installations. c) réchauffeurs à air chaud; d) réchauffeurs à gaz chaud; e) systèmes d'échangeur de chaleur; f) chambres de combustion de turbines fixes; g) il est recommandé d'utiliser les exigences du présent document pour autant qu'aucune autre norme ne s'applique aux centrales électriques et thermiques combinées. Le présent document peut également être utilisé en tant que référence pour les exigences de matériel électrique de l'équipement de thermotraitement. Les exigences du présent document ne s'appliquent pas au matériel électrique suivant: a) appareils non chauffés électriquement et systèmes de commande de brûleur pour applications domestiques et analogues; b) fours qui utilisent des technologies de conversion directe de chaleur en énergie électrique; c) chambres de combustion de moteurs d'entraînement et de turbines non fixes; d) systèmes centraux d'alimentation en combustible pour appareils de chauffage individuels; e) fours qui utilisent des combustibles solides aux fins de chauffage pour usages domestiques de puissance thermique nominale inférieure ou égale à 1 MW; f) fours utilisés pour chauffer des fluides et gaz de traitement dans des installations chimiques. Le présent document peut servir de base pour les exigences relatives au matériel électrique des fours qui n'entrent pas dans son domaine d'application. Le présent document spécifie les exigences particulières de gestion de la sécurité fonctionnelle.

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Električna oprema za peči in pomožno opremo - 1. del: Zahteve za zasnovo in
Electrical equipment for furnaces and ancillary equipment - Part 1: Requirements for
application design and installation
Elektrische Ausrüstung von Feuerungsanlagen und zugehörige Einrichtungen - Teil 1:
Bestimmungen für die Anwendungsplanung und Errichtung
Equipements électriques d'installation de chaudière - Partie 1: Exigences pour la
conception, pour l'application et l'installation
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: prEN 50156-1
27.060.01 Gorilniki in grelniki vode na Burners and boilers in
splošno general
2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

prEN 50156-1
October 2022
ICS 27.060.01 Will supersede EN 50156-1:2015
English Version
Electrical equipment for furnaces and ancillary equipment - Part
1: Requirements for application design and installation
Equipements électriques d'installation de chaudière - Partie Elektrische Ausrüstung von Feuerungsanlagen und
1: Exigences pour la conception, pour l'application et zugehörige Einrichtungen - Teil 1: Bestimmungen für die
l'installation Anwendungsplanung und Errichtung
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Deadline for CENELEC: 2023-01-06.

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Contents Page
European foreword . 6
Introduction . 8
1 Scope .10
2 Normative references .10
3 Terms and definitions .12
4 General requirements .20
4.1 Concept and scope definition .20
4.2 Environmental requirements .20
4.2.1 General .20
4.2.2 Environmental and operating conditions .20
4.2.3 Electromagnetic compatibility.20
4.2.4 Ambient temperature .21
4.2.5 Humidity.21
4.2.6 Contamination .21
4.2.7 Vibration and shock .22
4.2.8 Equipment used in flammable atmospheres .22
4.3 Power supply .22
4.3.1 General .22
4.3.2 Power stations .22
5 Incoming supply connections and devices for disconnecting and emergency stop.22
5.1 Incoming supply and equipment connections .22
5.1.1 Types of connection .22
5.1.2 Terminations .23
5.2 Devices for disconnecting power supplies .24
5.2.1 General .24
5.2.2 Disconnecting switch .25
5.2.3 Excluded circuits .25
5.3 Emergency stop .25
5.3.1 General .25
5.3.2 Emergency stop device for furnaces in heating installations .26
5.3.3 Emergency stop device for other furnaces, e.g. steam boilers .26
5.3.4 Application as isolating switch .26
6 Protection against electric shock .26
6.1 Protection against direct contact .26
6.2 Protection against indirect contact .26
7 Environmental protection of the equipment .27
7.1 Protection against ingress of solid foreign bodies .27
7.2 Protection against water .27
8 Equipotential bonding .27
8.1 General .27
8.2 Equipotential bonding as a protective measure in case of indirect contact .27
8.3 Equipotential bonding for the purpose of lightning protection .28
8.4 Functional equipotential bonding .28
9 Auxiliary circuits .28
9.1 Supply to auxiliary circuits .28
9.1.1 Supply from 3-phase or AC systems .28
9.1.2 Supply from DC mains .29
9.1.3 Auxiliary circuits connected between the line conductors .29
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9.2 Voltage for auxiliary circuits . 29
9.2.1 Operating voltage of auxiliary circuits . 29
9.2.2 Preferred nominal voltages . 30
9.3 Connection to the protective conductor . 30
9.4 Overcurrent protection of auxiliary circuits . 30
9.4.1 Rating of overcurrent protective devices . 30
9.4.2 Overcurrent protection of auxiliary circuits connected to the protective conductor . 30
9.4.3 Overcurrent protection of auxiliary circuit with the middle conductor connected to the
protective conductor . 30
9.4.4 Overcurrent protection of auxiliary circuits with no electrical connection to the protective
conductor . 30
9.4.5 Overcurrent protection of control system supply transformers . 31
9.4.6 Rating and setting of overcurrent protection . 31
9.5 Measures to prevent danger from short circuits to exposed conductive parts or earth . 31
9.6 Influence of capacitance and leakage resistance . 31
10 Additional requirements for the application of a safety-related system . 31
10.1 General safety requirements . 32
10.1.1 General principles of the safety life cycle. 32
10.1.2 Objective . 33
10.1.3 Requirements . 35
10.1.4 Planning . 41
10.2 Concept and scope definition . 46
10.2.1 Objective . 46
10.2.2 Requirements . 46
10.2.3 Verification . 47
10.3 Hazard and risk analysis . 47
10.3.1 Objective . 47
10.3.2 Requirements . 47
10.3.3 Verification . 48
10.4 Safety requirements allocation . 50
10.4.1 Objective . 50
10.4.2 Requirements . 50
10.4.3 Measures for fault avoidance . 52
10.4.4 Verification . 52
10.5 Design .

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