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  • AS 2658-2008

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    LP Gas - Portable and mobile appliances

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    Superseded date:  26-01-2022

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    Published date:  05-02-2008

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies minimum construction and safety requirements for LP Gas portable and mobile appliances supplied with gas at vapour pressure, performance test methods, and requirements for markings and information to be provided in instructions.

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    This Standard applies to various types of portable appliances:(a) Supplied from a separate gas container with vaporized LP Gas to the inlet at the vapour pressure at 2.75 kPa or above and designed to be used - (i) with cartridges complying with EN 417, UL 147A/B (or equivalent); (ii) for connection directly or by flexible hose assembly to an LP Gas supply cylinder complying with AS 2030.1 (or equivalent); or(iii) with non-refillable DOT 39 LP Gas cylinders with a maximum water capacity of 2 L.NOTE: The gas pressure at the burner orifice may be regulated or at vapour pressure.(b) Having an integral gas supply with gas storage in excess of 50 mL water capacity.Types of portable appliances covered are:(i) Cooking appliances (hotplates, ovens, grills, barbecues).(ii) Space heating appliances designed for outdoor use not exceeding 12 MJ/h (250 g/h).(iii) Lighting appliances designed for outdoor use.(iv) Hand-held heating tools.(v) Portable water heaters designed for outdoor use not exceeding 30 MJ/h (620 g/h).This Standard does not cover appliances that - (A) are intended for connection to the mains electricity supply;(B) incorporate a fixed LP gas supply container which may or may not be refillable; and(C) are intended for connection to a fixed piping system in a building, caravan or boat.Appliances covered by this Standard are not designed for connection to a flue for the discharge of products of combustion.NOTES:1 Requirements for storage and handling of LP Gas indoors and outdoors are specified in AS/NZS 1596.2 Requirements for gas cylinders are specified in AS 2030.3 Requirements for cooking appliances designed to operate on a pressure of 2.75 kPa or lower are specified in AS 4551/AG 101.4 Requirements for space heaters designed to operate on a pressure of 2.75 kPa or lower are specified in AS 4553/AG 103.5 Requirements for gas refrigerators are specified in AS 4555/AG 105.6 Requirements for barbecues designed to operate on a pressure of 2.75 kPa or lower are specified in AS 4557.7 Requirements for water heaters designed to operate on a pressure of 2.75 kPa or lower are specified in AS 4552/AG 102.Other statutory and regulatory requirements that may be applicable to the product(s) that fall within the scope of this standard. It is the manufacturer’s, importer’s or distributor’s responsibility (as appropriate) to ensure that products comply with such requirements.

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    Committee AG-001
    Development Note Under Revision by DR AS/NZS 2658:2020.
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    Originated as AG 113, 1978.
    First edition as Australian Standard AS 2658-1983.
    Second edition as Australian Standard AS 2658-1988.
    This edition AS 2658-2003.
    Fourth edition 2008. Originated as AG 113-1978. First edition as Australian Standard AS 2658-1983. Second edition as Australian Standard AS 2658-1988. Third edition AS 2658-2003. Fourth edition 2008. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (November 2009). Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 2 (February 2011). Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 3 (June 2013).

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    NZS/AS 3645.2(Int):2010 ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GAS EQUIPMENT - PART 2: CERTIFICATION
    AS 4555-2002 (AG 105) Domestic gas refrigerators
    AS 1357.1-2004 Valves primarily for use in heated water systems - Protection valves
    NZS/AS 3645.1(Int):2010 ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GAS EQUIPMENT - PART 1: ESSENTIAL SAFETY
    NZS/AS 4557(INT) : 2013 DOMESTIC OUTDOOR GAS BARBECUES
    NZS/AS 3645.2:2012 ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GAS EQUIPMENT - PART 2: CERTIFICATION
    AS 2278-2000 Metal aerosol dispensers of capacity 50 mL to 1000 mL inclusive
    AS 2136-1977 Method for detecting the susceptibility of copper and its alloys to stress corrosion cracking using the mercurous nitrate test (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 1596:2002 The storage and handling of LP Gas
    AS/NZS 4020:2005 Testing of products for use in contact with drinking water
    AS 1881-1986 ZINC ALLOYS - CASTING INGOTS AND CASTINGS - QUALITY REQUIREMENTS (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 1869:1996 Hose and hose assemblies for liquefied petroleum gases (LP Gas), natural gas and town gas
    AS 4557-2004 Domestic outdoor gas barbecues
    AS 4565-2004 Radiant gas heaters for outdoor and non-residential indoor use
    AS 4552-2005 Gas fired water heaters for hot water supply and/or central heating
    AS/NZS 3500.4:2003 Plumbing and drainage Heated water services
    AS 2030.1-1999 The verification, filling, inspection, testing and maintenance of cylinders for storage and transport of compressed gases - Cylinders for compressed gases other than acetylene
    NZS/AS 3645.1:2012 ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GAS EQUIPMENT - PART 1: ESSENTIAL SAFETY

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

    AS/NZS 5263.1.8:2016 Gas appliances Decorative effect gas appliances
    AS/NZS 5263.1.6:2016 Gas appliances Indirect gas-fired ducted air heaters
    AS 3645-2010 Essential requirements for gas equipment
    AS/NZS 5263.1.6:2020 Gas appliances Indirect gas-fired ducted air heaters
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