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  • AS 4001.1-2003

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    Motor vehicles - Rear marker plates Manufacturing and classification requirements for Class 1A and Class 1 reflective plates

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  15-07-2003

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 4001.1:2003 MOTOR VEHICLES - REAR MARKER PLATES - MANUFACTURING AND CLASSIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CLASS 1A AND CLASS...
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 - SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
    6 - 1.3.1 Backing material
    6 - 1.3.2 Gross vehicle mass (GVM)
    7 - 1.3.3 Plate
    7 - 1.3.4 Plate manufacturer
    7 - 1.3.5 Retroreflective material
    7 - 1.3.6 Retroreflective material manufacturer
    7 - 1.3.7 Shall
    7 - 1.3.8 Should
    7 - 1.4 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    7 - 1.5 MARKING
    7 - 1.5.1 Package
    8 - 1.5.2 Plate
    9 - SECTION 2 - CLASSIFICATION AND PLATE DIMENSIONS
    9 - 2.1 GENERAL
    9 - 2.2 CATEGORIES
    9 - 2.2.1 Rectangular (graphics) plates
    10 - 2.2.2 Strip (graphics) plates
    14 - 2.2.3 'Do not overtake turning vehicle' plates
    15 - SECTION 3 - MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS
    15 - 3.1 GENERAL
    15 - 3.2 BACKING MATERIAL
    15 - 3.3 RETROREFLECTIVE MATERIAL
    15 - 3.3.1 General
    15 - 3.3.2 Retroreflective material adhesive
    15 - 3.4 PHOTOMETRIC PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    15 - 3.5 COLOUR REQUIREMENTS
    15 - 3.5.1 Day-time colour
    15 - 3.5.2 Luminance factor
    15 - 3.5.3 Night-time colour
    16 - 3.6 SOLVENT RESISTANCE
    17 - SECTION 4 - MANUFACTURING REQUIREMENTS
    17 - 4.1 GENERAL
    17 - 4.2 BACKING PREPARATION
    17 - 4.3 MARKER PLATE GRAPHICS AND TEXT
    17 - 4.3.1 General
    17 - 4.3.2 Surface printed graphics and text
    18 - 4.3.3 Sub-surface printed graphics and text
    18 - 4.4 OVERALL SIZE OF PLATES
    18 - 4.5 CUTTING, PUNCHING AND MARKING OF PLATES
    18 - 4.6 MOUNTING HOLES AND CORNER RADII
    22 - SECTION 5 - REAR MARKER PLATE GRAPHICS LAYOUT
    22 - 5.1 GENERAL
    22 - 5.2 LAYOUT OF TEXT AND GRAPHICS
    22 - 5.3 TOLERANCES
    30 - APPENDIX A - DURABILITY

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    Specifies manufacturing requirements and defines production processes, classification graphics and text design, materials and performance requirements for Class 1A and Class 1 rear marker plates of both rectangular and strip configurations.

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    This Standard specifies manufacturing requirements for Class 1A and Class 1 reflectorized rear marker plates intended for use on road vehicles. It defines materials, production processes, graphics and text design, performance requirements and test methods. NOTES: 1 Appendix A gives guidelines on necessary durability under user maintenance conditions. 2 Part 2 of this Standard (AS 4001.2) specifies fitting requirements on vehicles including the location of rear marker plates. 3 Part 3 of this Standard (AS 4001.3) specifies manufacturing requirements for Class 2 reflectorized rear marker plates.

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    Committee ME-053
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status AvailableSuperseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    First published as AS 4001.1-1992.Second edition 2003. Originated as AS 4001.1-1992. Second edition 2003.

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

    AS 4001.3-2003 Motor vehicles - Rear marker plates - Manufacturing and classification requirements for Class 2 reflective plates
    AS/NZS 1906.1:2007 Retroreflective materials and devices for road traffic control purposes Retroreflective sheeting
    AS 4001.2-2003 Motor vehicles - Rear marker plates - Fitting requirements for Class 1A, Class 1 and Class 2 reflective plates
    AS/NZS 1734:1997 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Flat sheet, coiled sheet and plate (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 1906.1:1993 Retroreflective materials and devices for road traffic control purposes - Retroreflective materials
    AS 1744-1975 Forms of letters and numerals for road signs (known as Standard alphabets for road signs)

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

    AS 1742.2-2009 Manual of uniform traffic control devices Traffic control devices for general use
    AS 4001.2-2003 Motor vehicles - Rear marker plates - Fitting requirements for Class 1A, Class 1 and Class 2 reflective plates
    AS 4001.2:2017 Vehicles - Rear marker plates Reflective rear marker plates - Fitting requirements
    AS 4001.3-2003 Motor vehicles - Rear marker plates - Manufacturing and classification requirements for Class 2 reflective plates
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