Specifies a method and requirements for determining the rate of particulate emission from batch feed solid fuel burning appliances.
This Standard specifies a test method for determining the rate of particulate emission from batch-fed domestic solid fuel burning appliances and the associated particulate emission acceptance criteria.
This Standard applies to domestic solid fuel burning appliances. 1.2.2 Included appliances Appliances within the scope of this Standard include -
(a) space-heating appliances; and
(b) space-heating appliances which include water-heating devices.
Appliances excluded from this Standard are -
(a) site-built masonry appliances;
(b) central heating appliances;
(c) cooking appliances;
(d) appliances intended solely for water heating;
(e) appliances intended solely to distribute convective heat via ducting to locations remote from the appliance;
(f) appliances that when fired at the high burn rate prescribed in this Standard have a maximum carbon dioxide output from the combustion chamber of less than 5% by volume with any optional doors fitted and closed; and
(g) appliances with volumetric flow rates through the combustion chamber which are too high to allow for total smoke capture by the method described in this Standard.
First published in Australia as AS 4013-1992.
First published in New Zealand as NZS 7403:1992.
AS 4013-1992 and NZS 7403:1992 jointly revised, amalgamated and designated AS/NZS 4013:1999.