Standard: IEEE 1187

RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR INSTALLATION DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF VALVE-REGULATED LEAD-ACID BATTERIES FOR STATIONARY APPLICATIONS

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Scope:

This recommended practice provides recommended design practices and procedures for storage, location, mounting, ventilation, instrumentation, preassembly, assembly, and charging of valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries. Required safety practices are also included. This recommended practice is applicable to float-service stationary installations.

This recommended practice contains several informative annexes. These provide additional tutorial information relating to topics introduced in the body of the document.

Battery sizing, maintenance, capacity testing, charging equipment, battery protection, and monitoring are beyond the scope of this recommended practice. Alternative energy applications are also beyond the scope of this recommended practice.

The portions of this recommended practice that specifically relate to personnel safety are mandatory instructions and are designated by the word shall; all other portions are recommended practices and are designated by the word should.

Purpose

The purpose of this document is to recommend proper installation and design procedures for users of VRLA batteries, including, but not limited to, engineers, installers, and integrators.

 

Organization: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Document Number: ieee 1187
Publish Date: 2013-12-11
Page Count: 46
Change Type: COMPLETE REVISION
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
IEEE 1187 Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2002-01-01 Revision: 02 Status: INAC
IEEE 1187 Change Type: Update Date: 1996-01-01 Revision: 96 Status: INAC
IEEE 1187 Change Type: Revision: 1 Status: INAC

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