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DIN EN 61109 VDE 0441-100:2009-06

* German Language Version *

Insulators for overhead lines

Composite suspension and tension insulators for a.c. systems with a nominal voltage greater than 1 000 V – Definitions, test methods and acceptance criteria

(IEC 61109:2008); German version EN 61109:2008
Class/Status: Standard, valid
Released: 2009-06
VDE Art. No.: 0441011

Contents

This standard applies to composite suspension/tension insulators consisting of a load-bearing cylindrical insulating solid core consisting of fibres - usually glass - in a resin-based matrix, a housing (outside the insulating core) made of polymeric material and end fittings permanently attached to the insulating core.
Composite insulators covered by this standard are intended for use as suspension/tension line insulators.
This standard can be applied in part to hybrid composite insulators where the core is made of a homogeneous material (porcelain, resin).