NECA NEIS 600
Standard for Installing and Maintaining Medium-Voltage Cable
|Publication Date:||1 January 2014|
Products and Applications Included
This standard describes installation procedures for shielded and non-shielded solid-dielectric medium-voltage cables rated from 2001 Volta to 35,000 Volts AC and installed in conduits or ducts, or direct-buried. This publication applies to single-and multi-conductor cables used for distributing power for commercial, institutional, and industrial loads in nonhazardous location both indoors and outdoors.
This Standard also cover periodic routine maintenance and troubleshooting procedures for medium-voltage cable, and special procedures used after adverse operating conditions such as a short circuit or ground-fault.
Products and Applications Excluded
This publication does not apply to the following:
1. Paper Insulated Lead Cable (PILC).
2. Fluid-or gas-filled cable.
3, overhead cable
4. Messenger supported cable.
5. Exposed cable.
6. cable installed in cable trays.
7. Cable installed in hazardous locations.
Regulatory and Other Requirements
All information in this publication is intended to conform to the National Electrical Code© (ANSI/NFPA Standard 70). Installers shall always follow the NEC©, applicable State and local codes, and manufacturtr's insiructions when installing electrical equipment and systems.
Only qualifIed persons as defined in the NEC famifiar with the construction and installation of electrical power distribution and control system and equipment shall perform the technical work described in this publication. Administrative functions and other tasks can be performed und the supervision of a qualified person. All work shall be performed in accordance with NFPA 70e,Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.
General requirements for installing electrical products and systems are described in NECA 1-2010, Standard Practices for Good Workmanship in Electrical Construction (ANSI). Other National Electrical Installation Standards provide additional guidan for installing particular types of electrical produ and systems. A complete list of NEIS is provide Annex B.