GE Multilin F60 Feeder Protection System

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The F60, a member of the UR Family of protection relays, provides high performance feeder protection, control, monitoring and metering in an integrated, economical, and compact package. The F60 includes GE Multilin’s unique high-impedance fault detection for fast and reliable detection of downed conductors.

Key Features:

  • The most flexible protection and control device for distribution feeder applications
  • Advanced IEC 61850 Ed. 1 and Ed. 2 certified implementation, complete settings via SCL files and flexible process bus support (IEC 61850-9-2LE or IEC 61850-9-2 Hardfiber) ensures interoperability, device managing optimization and reduced cost of ownership
  • Routable GOOSE (R-GOOSE) enables GOOSE messages going beyond the substation, which enables wide area protection and control applications
  • Unique and secure downed conductor detection
  • Flexible load encroachment allows secure operation during heavy load conditions
  • Advanced automation capabilities
  • Application flexibility with multiple I/O options including high density I/O, programmable logic, modularity, and specific customization
  • Robust network security enabling critical intrastructure protection
  • High-speed inter-relay communications reducing relay-to-relay wiring and costs
  • Phasor Measurement Unit (synchrophasor) according to IEEE® C37.118 (2011) and IEC® 61850-90-5 support
  • An integrated large, full color display, provides real-time visualization and control of the protected bay, via a bay mimic as well as annunciator functionality and graphical visualization of phasors
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Description


The F60 feeder protection system provides feeder protection, control, monitoring and metering in an integrated, economical, and compact package. As part of the Universal Relay (UR) Family, the F60 features high performance protection, expandable I/O options, integrated monitoring and metering, high-speed communications, and extensive programming and configuration capabilities. The F60 incorporates a unique and matured algorithm to detect high-impedance faults such as downed conductor detection. It also provides fast and deterministic execution of programmable logic necessary for substation automation applications. Graphical programming tools (Viewpoint Engineer), supported by a library of logic components, make the F60 simple to use and configure. The F60 has a wide range of protection elements that have many years of proven field experience.

  • High-impedance fault detection (downed conductor detection)
  • Multiple phase, ground, neutral and negative sequence instantaneous and timed overcurrent elements
  • Phase and negative sequence directional overcurrent, Neutral directional with enhanced polarity criteria, broken conductor and thermal overload
  • Load encroachment supervision
  • Wattmetric ground fault detection
  • Incipient cable fault detection
  • Four-shot autorecloser with synchronism check
  • Breaker control and breaker failure
  • Abnormal frequency protection (rate of change, under and over frequency)
  • Restricted Ground Fault (RGF)

 

New & Enhanced Communications:

  • New UR process bus modules supporting IEC61850-9-2LE Merging Units and IEC61850-9-2 Hardfiber
  • Support switchable IEC 61850 Ed. 1 and Ed. 2 and redundant SNTP
  • New UR front panel with integrated 7” color, graphical display – providing operators with enhanced situational awareness
  • High density I/O module supporting up to 120 inputs or up to 72 contact outputs – eliminating the need for additional discrete devices
  • Routable GOOSE (R-GOOSE) enables GOOSE messages going beyond the substation, which enables wide area protection and control applications
  • Increases GOOSE message reception up to 64 remote devices
  • IEC 61850 in line with Edition 2, IEC 61850 SCL file for all relay’s setting
  • IRC module that combines C37.92 multimode and direct connection singlemode
  • Three independent Ethernet ports
  • Time synchronization via IEEE 1588
  • PRP as per IEC 62439-3
  • IEC 60870-5-103

Protection & Control:

  • Expanded Bay Controller Capabilities – providing a one box solution
  • New thermal overload element
  • New broken conductor element
  • Five phase and ground distance zones
  • Supports IEEE C37.111-1999/2013, IEC 60255-24 Ed 2.0 COMTRADE 2013 standard
  • Configurable events allow for records of up to 45s at 64 samples per cycle

UR Switch Mode

In addition to providing high-speed connectivity directly to your Universal Relay, the UR Switch Module provides an additional 4 fiber Ethernet ports, for connection to other relays in the system as well as upstream connectivity. It also provides 2 RJ45 copper Ethernet ports which can be used to connect local devices such as PCs, meters, or virtually anything else in the system.

The UR Switch Module provides a simple way to add fully-managed Ethernet networking to your relays and devices without the need for additional hardware or a dedicated communications cabinet.

The UR Switch Module includes all of the management and features that come with all MultiLink managed switches, and can be easily integrated into a network that has other Ethernet switches.

When used in a ring topology with other UR Switch Modules or MultiLink Switches, the UR Switch Module can be configured to use MultiLink’s Smart RSTP feature to provide industry-leading network recovery for ring topologies, at a speed of less than 5ms per switch.

Interoperability with Enbedded IEC 61850

Use the F60 with integrated IEC 61850 to lower costs associated with protection, control and automation. GE’s leadership in IEC 61850 comes from thousands of installed devices and follows on years of development experience with UCA 2.0.  The F60’s IEC 61850 Process Bus module is designed to interface with the Multilin HardFiber System, allowing bi-directional IEC 61850 fiber optic communications. The HardFiber System is designed to integrate seamlessly with existing Universal Relay applications, including protection functions, FlexLogic, metering and communications.

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