Cover DIN EN 60700-1 VDE 0553-1:2009-07

DIN EN 60700-1 VDE 0553-1:2009-07

* German Language Version *

Thyristor valves for high voltage direct current (HVDC) power transmission

Part 1: Electrical testing

(IEC 60700-1:1998 + A1:2003 + A2:2008); German version EN 60700-1:1998 + A1:2003 + A2:2008
Class/Status: Standard, withdrawn
Released: 2009-07
VDE Art. No.: 0553004


This standard applies to thyristor valves with metal oxide surge arresters directly connected between the valve terminals, for use in a line commutated converter for high voltage d.c. power transmission or as part of a back-to-back link. It is restricted to electrical type and production tests