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  • AS 2290.1-1990

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    Electrical equipment for coal mines - Maintenance and overhaul - Maintenance of electrical equipment for hazardous areas

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  07-05-1990

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 2290.1-1990 ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR COAL MINES - MAINTENANCE AND OVERHAUL - MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR HAZA
    4 - PREFACE
    4 - CONTENTS
    5 - FOREWORD
    6 - SECTION 1. SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE.
    6 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS.
    6 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS.
    7 - SECTION 2. FLAMEPROOF ENCLOSURE (Ex d)
    7 - 2.1 GENERAL.
    7 - 2.1.1 Characteristics of flameproof enclosures.
    7 - 2.1.2 Lubricants or corrosion inhibitors.
    7 - 2.1.3 Motors.
    7 - 2.1.4 Fixing bolts, studs and nuts.
    7 - 2.1.5 Attachments.
    7 - 2.1.6 Replacement.
    7 - 2.2 REPAIR IN SITU.
    7 - 2.3 EQUIPMENT APPROVAL.
    7 - 2.4 EXAMINATION FREQUENCY.
    7 - 2.5 EQUIPMENT EXAMINATION.
    7 - 2.5.1 General.
    7 - 2.5.2 Safety switching.
    7 - 2.5.3 Examination schedules.
    7 - 2.6 EXAMINATION SCHEDULES.
    7 - 2.6.1 Code A-External examination.
    9 - 2.6.2 Code B-Semi-internal examination.
    9 - 2.6.3 Code C-Internal examination.
    9 - 2.6.4 Code C1-Examination.
    10 - 2.7 EQUIPMENT OVERHAUL.
    11 - APPENDIX A - PRINCIPLES OF FLAMEPROOF ENCLOSURES
    11 - A1 INTRODUCTION.
    11 - A2 CHARACTERISTICS OF FLAMEPROOF ENCLOSURES.
    11 - A3 MAINTENANCE OF FLAMEPROOF ENCLOSURES.
    11 - A3.1 General.
    11 - A3.2 Flameproof motors.
    12 - A3.3 Maximum surface temperature.
    12 - A3.4 Fixing bolts, studs and nuts.
    12 - A3.5 Breathing devices.
    13 - APPENDIX B - METHOD OF TEMPORARY REPAIR FOR HOLE OR THREAD
    14 - APPENDIX C- TYPICAL SAFETY SWITCHING INSTRUCTIONS
    15 - APPENDIX D - TYPICAL ‘CODE A’ EXTERNAL EXAMINATION REPORT FORM
    16 - APPENDIX E - TYPICAL ‘CODE B’ SEMI-INTERNAL EXAMINATION REPORT FORM
    17 - APPENDIX F - TYPICAL ‘CODE C’ INTERNAL EXAMINATION REPORT FORM
    18 - APPENDIX G - TYPICAL ‘CODE C1’ EXAMINATION REPORT FORM
    19 - APPENDIX H - CORROSION OR SURFACE INDENTATION TOLERANCES
    20 - APPENDIX I - TESTS OF JOINT SURFACES USING STRAIGHTEDGES
    21 - APPENDIX J - CHECKS OF CIRCULAR FLANGES, SPIGOTS AND HOLES

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    Specifies requirements for the examination and repair of electrical equipment for hazardous areas in use in and around underground coal mines. Details methods of examination, maintenance and testing required to ensure safety, compliance with relevant standards, and trouble-free operation while the equipment is in service.

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    This Standard sets out requirements for the examination and repair of electrical equipment for hazardous areas in use in and around underground coal mines. It details methods of examination, maintenance and testing required to ensure safety, compliance with relevant Standards and trouble-free operation while the equipment is in service.NOTE: Attention is also drawn to the various Mines Acts, the Regulations under these Acts and also any other appropriate statutory requirements or by-laws. These place the prime responsibility for complying with specific safety requirements on the manufacturer or user of the equipment.

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    Committee EL-023
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 2290.2-1993 Electrical equipment for coal mines - Maintenance and overhaul - Overhaul and repair of electrical equipment for hazardous areas
    AS 1747-1993 Reeling, trailing and feeder cables used for mining - Repair and testing
    HB 13-2000 Electrical equipment for hazardous areas
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