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    Approval and test specification - Mineral-insulated metal-sheathed cables

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

    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

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    Published date:  01-01-1995

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 3187:1995 APPROVAL AND TEST SPECIFICATION - MINERAL-INSULATED METAL-SHEATHED CABLES
    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 Routine tests
    6 - 1.3.2 Special tests
    6 - 1.3.3 Type tests
    6 - 1.3.4 Voltage designation
    6 - 1.3.5 Cores
    7 - SECTION 2 REQUIREMENTS FOR CIRCULAR COPPER-SHEATHED CABLES WITH SOLID CIRCULAR COPPER CONDUCTORS (SERVED OR ......
    7 - 2.1 DESIGNATED VOLTAGES
    7 - 2.2 TEMPERATURE RATING
    7 - 2.3 CONDUCTORS
    7 - 2.3.1 Form and material
    7 - 2.3.2 Dimensions
    7 - 2.3.3 Resistance of conductors
    7 - 2.4 INSULATION
    7 - 2.4.1 Composition
    7 - 2.4.2 Thickness
    7 - 2.4.3 Insulation resistance
    9 - 2.5 SHEATH
    9 - 2.5.1 Material
    9 - 2.5.2 Conductivity of sheath
    9 - 2.5.3 Thickness of sheath
    9 - 2.5.4 Diameter over sheath
    9 - 2.5.5 Ovality in cross-section
    10 - 2.6 SERVING
    10 - 2.6.1 Form and material
    10 - 2.6.2 Thickness of serving
    10 - 2.6.3 Diameter over serving
    10 - 2.6.4 Tolerances on diameter over serving
    12 - 2.7 MARKING
    12 - 2.7.1 Information to be marked on cable
    13 - 2.7.2 Marking of coils or reels
    13 - 2.8 TESTS
    13 - 2.8.1 General
    13 - 2.8.2 Test sample
    13 - 2.8.3 Serving
    15 - APPENDIX A - PURCHASING GUIDELINES
    15 - A1 GENERAL
    15 - A2 INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY THE PURCHASER
    16 - APPENDIX B METHODS OF TEST FOR MINERAL-INSULATED METAL-SHEATHED CABLES
    16 - B1 SCOPE
    16 - B2 PREPARATION OF SAMPLES
    16 - B3 INTEGRITY OF SERVING
    16 - B3.1 Principle
    16 - B3.2 Apparatus
    16 - B3.3 Test sample
    16 - B3.4 Procedure
    17 - B3.5 Report
    17 - B4 MEASUREMENT OF SERVING THICKNESS
    17 - B4.1 Apparatus
    17 - B4.2 Test sample
    17 - B4.3 Procedure
    17 - B4.4 Report
    17 - B5 MEASUREMENT OF INSULATION THICKNESS
    17 - B5.1 General
    17 - B5.2 Apparatus
    17 - B5.3 Test sample
    17 - B5.4 Procedure
    17 - B5.5 Report
    18 - B6 CONDITIONING
    18 - B6.1 General
    18 - B6.2 Apparatus
    18 - B6.3 Test sample
    18 - B6.4 Procedure
    18 - B6.5 Report
    18 - B7 HIGH VOLTAGE TEST
    18 - B7.1 General
    18 - B7.2 Apparatus
    18 - B7.3 Test sample
    18 - B7.4 Procedure
    18 - B7.5 Report
    19 - B8 INSULATION RESISTANCE
    19 - B8.1 General
    19 - B8.2 Apparatus
    19 - B8.3 Test sample
    19 - B8.4 Procedure
    19 - B8.5 Report
    19 - B9 MEASUREMENT OF SHEATH THICKNESS
    19 - B9.1 General
    19 - B9.2 Apparatus
    19 - B9.3 Test sample
    19 - B9.4 Test specimen
    19 - B9.5 Procedure
    20 - B9.6 Report
    20 - B10 MEASUREMENT OF OVERALL DIAMETER
    20 - B11 BENDING TEST
    20 - B11.1 General
    20 - B11.2 Apparatus
    20 - B11.3 Test samples
    20 - B11.4 Procedure
    21 - B11.5 Report
    21 - B12 FLATTENING TEST
    21 - B12.1 General
    21 - B12.2 Apparatus
    21 - B12.3 Test samples
    21 - B12.4 Procedure
    21 - B12.5 Report
    22 - B13 SPARK TEST ON SERVING
    22 - B13.1 Apparatus
    22 - B13.2 Procedure
    22 - B13.2 Report

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies the requirements for mineral-insulated metal-sheathed (MIMS) cables with copper conductors and sheaths, intended for use in electrical installations at working voltages not exceeding 1 kV r.m.s. or d.c.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for mineral-insulated metal-sheathed (MIMS) cables with copper conductors and sheaths, intended for use in electrical installations at working voltages not exceeding 1 kV r.m.s. or d.c. NOTE: For information required with enquiry and order see Appendix A.

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    Committee EL-003
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Amendment 1 to AS/NZS 3187:1995 see DR 97026 First published in Australia as AS C351.1-1963 (being BS 3207.1-1960 endorsed with amendments).
    Revised and redesignated AS C187-1971.
    Revised and redesignated AS 3187-1973.
    Second edition 1986.
    Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 3187:1995. First published in Australia as AS C351.1-1963 (being BS 3207.1-1960 endorsed with amendments). Revised and redesignated AS C187-1971. Revised and redesignated AS 3187-1973. Second edition 1986. Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 3187:1995.

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

    AS 3147-1992 Approval and test specification - Electric cables - Thermoplastic insulated - For working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV
    AS 2738.2-1984 Copper and copper alloys - Compositions and designations - Wrought products

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    AS/NZS 3188:1995 Approval and test specification - Terminations and glands for mineral-insulated metal-sheathed cables
    AS 2067-1984 Switchgear assemblies and ancillary equipment for alternating voltages above 1 kV
    AS 1735.4-1986 SAA Lift Code Service lifts - Power-operated
    AS 1187-1996 Farm milk cooling and storage systems
    AS/NZS 3808:1998 Insulating and sheathing materials for electric cables
    AS 1735.2-2001 Lifts, escalators and moving walks - Passenger and goods lifts - Electric
    AS/NZS 3008.1.2:1998 Electrical installations - Selection of cables - Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV - Typical New Zealand installation conditions
    AS/NZS 3013:2005 Electrical installations - Classification of the fire and mechanical performance of wiring system elements (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 2381.7-1989 Electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres - Selection, installation and maintenance - Intrinsic safety i
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    AS/NZS 3008.1.1:1998 Electrical installations - Selection of cables - Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV - Typical Australian installation conditions
    AS 1735.1-2003 Lifts, escalators and moving walks General requirements
    AS/NZS 3808:2000 Insulating and sheathing materials for electric cables
    SAA HB37.2-1993 Handbook of Australian fire Standards Electrical equipment (Reconfirmed 2016)
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