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    Approval and test specification - Electrical portable outlet devices

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    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

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    Published date:  30-01-2007

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 3105:2007 APPROVAL AND TEST SPECIFICATION-ELECTRICAL PORTABLE OUTLET DEVICES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - 1 SCOPE AND REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 1.1 Scope
    6 - 1.2 Referenced documents
    7 - 2 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 2.1 Cycling trip-free overcurrent device
    7 - 2.2 Detachable reeling or coiling arrangement
    7 - 2.3 Electrical portable outlet device (EPOD)
    7 - 2.4 Integrally moulded electrical portable outlet device
    7 - 2.5 Junction
    7 - 2.6 Non-detachable reeling or coiling arrangement
    8 - 2.7 Outlet facility
    8 - 2.8 Trip-free overcurrent device
    8 - 2.9 Outgoing flexible cord
    8 - 3 COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARDS
    8 - 3.1 General requirements of AS/NZS 3100
    8 - 3.2 Specific requirements of this Standard
    8 - 3.3 Requirements of other Standards
    8 - 4 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
    8 - 4.1 Current rating
    8 - 4.2 Mechanical strength
    8 - 4.3 Insulating material
    8 - 4.4 Power supply cord and outgoing flexible cords
    9 - 4.5 Outlet facilities
    9 - 4.5.1 Socket-outlets, cord extension sockets or connectors
    10 - 4.5.2 Lampholders
    11 - 4.5.3 Overcurrent protection
    11 - 4.5.4 Switching requirements
    11 - 4.6 Requirements for reeling or coiling arrangement
    11 - 4.6.1 General
    11 - 4.6.2 Over-temperature protection
    12 - 4.6.3 Entry for power supply cord into reeling or coiling arrangement
    12 - 4.7 Earthing continuity
    12 - 5 MEANS OF CONNECTION
    12 - 6 POWER SUPPLY CORD ASSEMBLY
    12 - 6.1 Plug
    12 - 6.2 Power supply cord attachment
    13 - 6.3 Length of power supply cord
    13 - 6.4 Length of flexible cords when cord extension sockets or connectors are used
    13 - 6.5 Polarization
    13 - 7 MARKING
    13 - 7.1 General
    14 - 7.2 Additional marking requirements for EPODs incorporating a reeling or coiling arrangement
    14 - 7.3 Location of marking
    14 - 7.4 Instruction
    14 - 8 TESTS
    14 - 8.1 General
    14 - 8.2 Test of cord anchorage
    15 - 8.3 Temperature rise during normal operation
    16 - 8.4 Mechanical strength
    16 - 8.4.1 Drop test
    17 - 8.4.2 Impact hammer test
    17 - 8.5 Overcurrent protection
    17 - 8.5.1 General
    17 - 8.5.2 Test 1
    17 - 8.5.3 Test 2
    17 - 8.6 Over-temperature protection (abnormal operation)
    18 - 8.7 Additional tests for integrally moulded EPODs and EPODs provided with a Junction
    18 - 8.8 Test of cord entry (for devices incorporating a non-detachable reeling or coiling arrangement)
    18 - 8.9 Determination of ignitability and combustion propagation

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies essential safety requirements for electrical portable outlet devices (EPOD). To be read in conjunction with AS/NZS 3100.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard applies to electrical portable outlet devices primarily intended for household and similar use at low voltage and having outlet facilities in the form of socket-outlets or cord extension sockets or connectors. They are connected to the supply by either a power supply cord and a plug or an appliance inlet.This Standard does not apply to the following:Cord extension sets, within the scope of AS/NZS 3199.Portable residual current devices, within the scope of AS/NZS 3190. Socket-outlet adaptors, within the scope of AS/NZS 3122.Electric inspection handlamps, within the scope of AS/NZS 60598.2.8.Portable control or conditioning devices, within the scope of AS/NZS 3197.

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    Committee EL-004
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published in Australia as AS 3105-1984.Second edition 1987.Third edition 1990.First published in New Zealand as part of NZSS 198-1939.Second edition 1951.Third edition 1958.Fourth edition 1967.NZSS 2147 first published 1967.NZSS 198-1967 and NZSS 2147-1967 revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as NZS 6219:1989.AS 3105-1990 and NZS 6219:1989 jointly revised, amalgamated and designated AS/NZS 3105:1993.Fifth edition 1998.Sixth edition 2002.Seventh edition AS/NZS 3105:2007. Originated in Australia as AS 3105-1984. Originated in New Zealand as part of NZSS 198-1939. Previous edition AS/NZS 3105:2002. Seventh edition AS/NZS 3105:2007.

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

    AS/NZS 3117:2007 Approval and test specification - Bayonet lampholders
    AS 3140-1994 Approval and test specification - Edison-type screw lampholders
    AS/NZS 60320.2.2:2004 Appliance couplers for household and similar general purposes Interconnection couplers for household and similar equipment (IEC 60320-2-2, Ed. 2.0 (1998) MOD) (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 60320.1:2004 Appliance couplers for household and similar general purposes General requirements (IEC 60320-1, Ed. 2.0 (2001) MOD)
    AS/NZS 60598.2.8:2002 Luminaires Particular requirements - Handlamps (IEC 60598-2-8:2001, MOD)
    AS/NZS 3122:2005 Approval and test specification - Socket-outlet adaptors
    AS/NZS 60598.2.8:1998 Luminaires Particular requirements - Handlamps
    AS/NZS 3112:2004 Approval and test specification - Plugs and socket-outlets
    AS/NZS 3127:2005 Approval and test specification - Cord-line switches
    AS 3111-1994 Approval and test specification - Miniature overcurrent circuit-breakers
    AS/NZS 3199:2000 Approval and test specification for cord extension sets - Cord extension sets
    AS/NZS 3133:2003 Approval and test specification - Air break switches
    AS/NZS 3197:2005 Approval and test specification - Portable electrical control or conditioning devices
    AS/NZS 3199:2007 Approval and test specification - Cord extension sets
    AS/NZS 3100:2002 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment
    AS/NZS 3140:2007 Approval and test specification - Edison-type screw lampholders
    AS/NZS 3190:2002 Approval and test specification - Residual current devices (current-operated earth-leakage devices)
    AS 3117-1994 Approval and test specification - Bayonet lampholders
    AS/NZS 60335.1:2002 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety General requirements (IEC 60335-1 Ed 4.2, MOD)
    AS/NZS 60898.1:2004 Electrical accessories - Circuit-breakers for overcurrent protection for household and similar installations Circuit-breakers for a.c. operation (IEC 60898-1, Ed. 1.2 (2003) MOD)
    AS/NZS 3120:1999 Approval and test specification - Cord extension sockets
    AS/NZS 61347.2.8:2003 Lamp controlgear Particular requirements for ballasts for fluorescent lamps (IEC 61347-2-8:2000, MOD) (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS/NZS 3191:2003 Electric flexible cords
    AS/NZS 3121:2002 Approval and test specification - Insulating mouldings (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 3820:1998 Essential safety requirements for low voltage electrical equipment

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

    AS/NZS 3001:2001 Electrical installations - Relocatable premises (including caravans and tents) and their site installations
    AS/NZS 3012:2010 Electrical installations - Construction and demolition sites
    AS/NZS 3002:2008 Electrical installations - Shows and carnivals
    AS/NZS 3190:2002 Approval and test specification - Residual current devices (current-operated earth-leakage devices)
    AS/NZS 3197:2005 Approval and test specification - Portable electrical control or conditioning devices
    AS/NZS 3199:2007 Approval and test specification - Cord extension sets
    AS/NZS 3190:2009 Approval and test specification - Residual current devices (current-operated earth-leakage devices)
    AS/NZS 3002:2002 Electrical installations - Shows and carnivals
    AS/NZS 4703:2007 Electrical wiring in furniture (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 3001:2008 Electrical installations - Transportable structures and vehicles including their site supplies
    AS/NZS 3012:2003 Electrical installations - Construction and demolition sites
    AS/NZS 3190:2011 Approval and test specification - Residual current devices (current-operated earth-leakage devices)
    SAA HB37.2-1993 Handbook of Australian fire Standards Electrical equipment (Reconfirmed 2016)
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