The SIL-A Advanced is an efficient Feeder Protection Relay with reliable Overcurrent and Earth fault Protection for Primary and Secondary Distribution, particularly suitable for MV switchgear.

Fanox has used the latest hardware technology to develop SIL-A Advanced, and it is available in several models according to customer requirements and installation needs. This solution is mainly indicated for installations such as windfarms o photovoltaic panels plants (Renewables).

SIL-A has a design that requires less equipment and space, reducing operating costs and maintenance. The optimal design makes the device’s useful life longer and enhanced safety by reducing hazards and saving installation time.

Intuitive for easy handling use, SIL-A has flexible communication options for rear (RS485 for serial and RJ45 for ethernet interface) and frontal port through a micro USB connector.

In terms of rear ports, SILA is able to manage multiple industrial protocols:

  • DNP3 and Modbus (both serial or TCP versions)
  • IEC60870-5-103
  • IEC60870-5-104
  • IEC61850.
    All these combinations are selectable by model or general settings.

SIL-A Advanced has performed a complete set of type tests in Kema Laboratories (The Netherlands). This independent certification gives our customers higher quality and reliability assurance.

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    The SIL-A is a feeder relay with overcurrent and earth fault protection for primary and secondary distribution with auxiliary power supply 24-230 Vac/dc. The current measurement is obtained by standard current transformers /1 or /5.

    • Metallic box with high electromagnetic compatibility level (EMC) and a wide range of operating temperatures.
    • Direct signalling/control of the circuit breaker (52 function) and the recloser (79 function).
    • Zone selection interlocking – ZSI (68 function) is available through configurable inputs and outputs thanks to the programmable logic (PGC).
    • In case a CB is manually closed, a switch on to an existing fault may occur. This fault condition is critical if the overcurrent protection function does not clear the fault until the adjusted time delay is finished. It is necessary, in those cases, to clear the fault quickly using SOTF function.
    • To allow the communication, relays are provided with a local micro USB front port and with remote communication with different options (ports and protocols) on the rear side:
      • 1 RS485 Port: IEC60870-5-103, Modbus RTU or DNP3.0 Serial (selectable by general settings).
      • 1RS485 Port: IEC60870-5-103, Modbus RTU or DNP3.0 Serial (selectable by general settings) + 1 RJ45 Port: Modbus TCP/IP or IEC60870-5-104 (selectable by general settings).
      • 1 RS485 Port: IEC60870-5-103, Modbus RTU or DNP3.0 Serial (selectable by general settings) 1 RJ45 Port: IEC61850
    • The SIL-A has up to 6 configurable inputs and up to 6 configurable outputs (depending on model).
    • SIL-A is fitted with the demand of current (Load Data Profiling) with the following characteristics:
    • The number of records: 744.
    • Recording mode circular.
    • Sampling rate (interval): configurable through communications (1-60 min).
    • SIL-A is provided with non-volatile RAM memory in order to store up to 2048 events and configurable number of disturbance fault recording (DFR), maintaining date & time thanks to its internal RTC (real Time Clock):
    • 5 records in data and COMTRADE format (260 cycles each record): 1 to 8 pre-fault cycles + 252 to 259 postfault cycles.
    • 25 records in data and COMTRADE format (60 cycles each record): 1 to 8 pre-fault cycles + 52 to 59 postfault cycles.
    • 50 records in data and COMTRADE format (30 cycles each record): 1 to 8 pre-fault cycles + 22 to 29 postfault cycles.
    • 100 records in data and COMTRADE format (15 cycles each record): 1 to 8 pre-fault cycles + 7 to 14 postfault cycles.),
    • The oscillography is downloaded by a communications port. The SICom communications program allows the oscillography record to be downloaded and saved in COMTRADE format (IEEE C37.111-1991).

    SIL-A Advanced Modelos (A/D)

    50 instantaneous phase overcurrent

    51 Inverse time overcurrent

    51N Inverse time calculated neutral overcurrent

    51G Inverse time measured neutral overcurrent

    50N Calculated instantaneous neutral overcurrent

    50G Instantaneous measured neutral overcurrent

    S0FT Switch on to fault

    46 Phase banance current protection

    46BC Broken conductor detection

    37 Instantaneous phase underccurrent

    49 Thermal overload

    SHB Second harmonic blocking

    CLP Cold Load Pick-up

    79 AC Reclosing device

    52 Breaker wear monitoring

    50BF Circuit breaker failure

    74TCS Trip circuit supervision

    60CT Phase CT supervision

    86 Trip output

    68 Zone Selection Interlocking

    PGC Programmable logic

    TB Trip Block for switch disconnector

    Aditional Functions

    Communication Software for SIA & SIL protection relays

    The SICom PC software has been designed and programmed to gain access to all of Fanox relays information, to modify the settings and configuration, check states and measurements and to analyse and save events and fault reports using a graphic-friendly user interface.

    SICom software works with the Windows® Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 operating system.

    • General data reading: Complete model, Version, Serial number, etc.
    • States reading
    • Measurements reading
    • Reading and changing settings
    • Reading and changing configuration
    • Reading and deleting events
    • Reading and deleting fault reports
    • Reading and deleting demand current (load data profiling)
    • Reading and saving oscillographic records in Comtrade format
    • Changing the user passwords
    • Saving and Loading settings files
    • Saving and Loading configuration files
    • Saving events and fault reports
    • Saving demand current (load data profiling)
    • Date-time synchronization
    • Configuring the communication parameters
    • Reading and changing counters
    • Commands for opening and closing the circuit breaker and block/unblock the recloser
    • Configuration of the inputs
    • Configuration of the outputs
    • Configuration of the causes that start a Fault Report

    The update of the software does not require any user´s action, this is, if the computer is connected to Internet, SICom updates itself when it is started.
    It will allow you to prepare all the settings and relay configurations without having the relay connected to the PC (offline mode), reducing engineering and commissioning time.
    SICom program uses Modbus protocol, so only the ports with this protocol can be used to establish the communication.

    SIL RANGESIL-DSIL-ASIL-BSIL-GSIL-VSIL G ADVANCED
    TypeOC & EF FOR PRIMARY DISTRIBUTIONOC & EF FOR PRIMARY DISTRIBUTIONFEEDER PROTECTIONGENERATOR PROTECTIONGENERATOR PROTECTIONFEEDER AND GENERATOR PROTECTION
    Auxiliary Supply24-220 Vdc/48-230 Vac24-220 Vdc/48-230 Vac24–48Vdc
    90-300Vdc/110-230Vac
    24–48Vdc
    90-300Vdc/110-230Vac
    24-220 Vdc/48-230 Vac24-220 Vdc/48-230 Vac
    Self-powered through the VTs
    Consumption3,3 – 4,5 W3,3 – 4,5 W3,3 – 5,5 W3,3 – 5,5 W3,3 – 5,5 W
    Current measurementStandard CT 0,5VAStandard CT 0,5VAStandard CT 0,5VAStandard CT 0,5VAStandard CT 0,5VA
    LPCT
    Voltage measurementVTVTVT or directly from the lineVT or Directly from the line
    VT connection typeAdjustableAdjustable
    5022222
    50N/G22222
    50/5111
    50/51N/G1
    67NI2
    50/51/67N2224
    50/51/67224
    52111111
    BF111111
    491111
    49T11111
    79111111
    461111
    CLP11111
    74TCS111111
    Trip Block11
    68 (Trip Bus)11
    86
    46BC1
    74CT1
    Programmable LogicV3V3V1V1V3V3
    371221
    592222
    59N2222
    4711
    272222
    27V111
    32/40444
    81U/O4444
    25111Optional
    81R424
    78211
    IRIG-BOptional
    Counters
    Commands
    Sett. Group443334
    Inputs668868 / 16 / 24 / 8 + 4 AFD
    Outputs2 NO + 2 NC – NO2 NO + 2 NC – NO2 NC – NO + 5 NO2 NC – NO + 5 NO2 NO + 2 NC – NO7 / 11 / 18 / 7 + 4 HS-O
    LEDs8 configurable8 configurable6 configurable6 configurable8 configurable11 configurable
    HMI20X2 LCD + 7 keys20X2 LCD + 7 keys20X2 LCD + 7 keys20X2 LCD + 7 keys20X2 LCD + 7 keys20X4 LCD + 13 keys
    52 & 79 HMI2 led’s + 3 keys2 led’s + 3 keys2 led’s + 3 keys2 led’s + 3 keys2 led’s + 3 keys2 led’s + 4 keys
    Event200200100010002003072
    Fault Report2020202020Up to 100
    Oscillography5 records x 100 cycles5 records x 100 cycles2 records x 138 cycles2 records x 138 cycles5 records x 88 cycles100 records x 1500 cycles
    Current demand
    Local Port (frontal)RS232RS232USBUSBRS232USB
    Remote Port (rear)RS485 or EthernetRS485 or EthernetRS485 + RS485
    Ethernet + RS485
    RS485 + RS485
    Ethernet + RS485
    RS485 or EthernetRS485 or Ethernet or Fiber Optic
    Communications ProtocolsModBus RTU
    IEC60870-5-103
    IEC60870-5-104
    DNP3.0 (TCP/IP)
    IEC61850
    ModBus RTU
    IEC60870-5-103
    IEC60870-5-104
    DNP3.0 (TCP/IP)
    IEC61850
    ModBus RTU
    IEC60870-5-103
    IEC60870-5-104
    DNP3.0 (TCP/IP)
    IEC61850
    ModBus RTU
    IEC60870-5-103
    IEC60870-5-104
    DNP3.0 (TCP/IP)
    IEC61850
    ModBus RTU
    IEC60870-5-103
    IEC60870-5-104
    DNP3.0 (TCP/IP)
    IEC61850
    Modbus RTU
    DNP3.0 Serial
    IEC 60870-5-103
    Modbus TCP/IP
    DNP3.0 TCP/IP
    IEC 61850
    Size of177 x 107 mm177 x 107 mm241,31 x 177,80 mm241,31 x 177,80 mm177 x 107 mm198 x 187 mm

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    Therefore, SIL-D is designed for overcurrent and earth fault protection to take a step forward in line protection, providing advanced communications and more protection functions such as auto-recloser.

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    Ansi Code Functions

    50, 51,  49T, 50N, 67N, 67N, CLP, 79, 52, 50BF, 74TCS, 86, TB, 59N, 67NI