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  • AS/NZS 3188:1995

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    Approval and test specification - Terminations and glands for 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    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1995

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 3188:1995 APPROVAL AND TEST SPECIFICATION - TERMINATIONS AND GLANDS FOR MINERAL-INSULATED METAL-SHEATHED CABLES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - 1 SCOPE
    6 - 2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 3 DEFINITIONS
    6 - 3.1 Gland
    6 - 3.2 Seal
    6 - 3.3 Termination
    6 - 4 TERMINATIONS
    6 - 4.1 Construction
    7 - 4.2 Sealing pots
    7 - 4.3 Filling
    7 - 4.4 Closure
    7 - 4.5 Insulation of seal
    7 - 4.6 Insulation for cable conductors
    7 - 5 GLANDS FOR EARTHING
    7 - 5.1 Materials
    7 - 5.2 Dimensions
    8 - 5.3 Electrical continuity between gland and cable sheath
    8 - 5.4 Slip load
    8 - 6 MARKING
    8 - 6.1 Sealing pot and gland
    8 - 6.2 Packaging
    8 - 7 TYPE TESTS
    8 - 7.1 Insulation resistance and high voltage tests on seals
    10 - 7.2 Test for electrical continuity between sealing pot and cable sheath
    10 - 7.3 Slip load test on sealing pots intended for earthing purposes
    10 - 7.4 Test for electrical continuity between gland and cable sheath
    11 - 7.5 Slip load test on gland
    12 - APPENDIX A - MIMS CABLE TERMINATION AND GLAND
    12 - A1 CONSTRUCTION

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    Specifies terminations incorporating sealing pots for mineral-insulated metal-sheathed (MIMS) cables complying with AS/NZS 3187.

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    This Standard applies to terminations for mineral-insulated metal-sheathed (MIMS) cables complying with AS/NZS 3187 and having a seal with a typical construction in accordance with Figure A1 of Appendix A (see Note below).The Standard also applies to glands for MIMS cables complying with AS/NZS 3187, and intended to form part of the earthing system of an installation. Requirements for glands are therefore limited to their ability to establish an effective electrical connection with the cable sheath.Requirements for ensuring that glands are suitable for use with flameproof enclosures are not included herein as they are covered by AS 1828.NOTE: This Standard is intended to apply only to terminations of the type illustrated in Figure A1 of Appendix A and of sizes appropriate to the range of MIMS cables in AS/NZS 3187.It is not intended, however, that the use of other types or sizes of terminations should be precluded and Approvals Authorities may give approval to the use of other types of terminations.In respect of glands, the Standard is intended to apply to all types used for earthing purposes. One common form of construction is illustrated in Figure A1 of 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)

    First published in Australia as AS C188-1971.Revised and redesignated AS 3188-1979.Second edition 1982.Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 3188:1995. First published in Australia as AS C188-1971. Revised and redesignated AS 3188-1979. Second edition 1982. Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 3188:1995.

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

    AS 1567-1985 Copper and copper alloys - Wrought rods, bars and sections
    AS/NZS 1567:1997 Copper and copper alloys - Wrought rods, bars and sections (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS 1828-1984 Electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres - Cable glands
    AS/NZS 3187:1995 Approval and test specification - Mineral-insulated metal-sheathed cables
    AS 1721-1985 General purpose metric screw threads

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

    AS ACIF S008-2006 Requirements for customer cabling products
    AS 2067-1984 Switchgear assemblies and ancillary equipment for alternating voltages above 1 kV
    SAA HB37.2-1993 Handbook of Australian fire Standards Electrical equipment (Reconfirmed 2016)
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