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    Approval and test specification - Portable machines for electric arc welding and allied processes

    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    Superseded date:  30-06-2017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:  01-01-2002

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 3195:2002 APPROVAL AND TEST SPECIFICATION-PORTABLE MACHINES FOR ELECTRIC ARC WELDING AND ALLIED PROCESSES
    4 - CONTENTS
    6 - PREFACE
    7 - 1 SCOPE
    7 - 2 APPLICATION
    7 - 2.1 General requirements of AS/NZS 3100
    7 - 2.2 Specific requirements of this Standard
    7 - 2.3 Requirements of other Standards
    8 - 3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    8 - STANDARDS
    8 - APPROVAL AND TEST SPECIFICATIONS
    8 - TECHNICAL NOTE
    9 - 4 DEFINITIONS
    9 - 4.1 allied processes
    9 - 4.2 duty cycle
    9 - 4.3 environment with increased hazard of electric shock
    9 - 4.4 flux cored arc welding (FCAW)
    9 - 4.5 gas metal-arc welding (GMAW)
    9 - 4.6 gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW)
    9 - 4.7 hazard-reducing device
    9 - 4.8 manual metal-arc welding (MMAW)
    9 - 4.9 maximum short-circuit input current
    9 - 4.10 maximum output current
    10 - 4.11 open-circuit voltage
    10 - 4.12 portable welding machines for electric arc welding - transformer type
    10 - 4.13 rated input voltage
    10 - 4.14 rated load voltage
    10 - 4.15 rated output current
    10 - 4.16 welder
    10 - 5 TRANSFORMERS
    10 - 5.1 General
    10 - 5.2 Power supply to external devices
    10 - 6 CAPACITORS
    11 - 7 SAFETY IMPEDANCES
    11 - 8 ENCLOSING CASE
    11 - 9 MEANS OF CONNECTION
    11 - 9.1 Input side
    11 - 9.1.1 Connecting facilities
    11 - 9.1.2 Flexible cord
    12 - 9.1.3 Warning notice
    12 - 9.2 Output side
    12 - 9.2.1 Connecting facilities
    12 - 9.2.2 Output leads
    12 - 9.2.3 Marking of connections
    12 - 10 EARTHING FACILITIES
    12 - 11 DOUBLE INSULATION
    13 - 12 NO-LOAD VOLTAGE
    13 - 12.1 General
    13 - 12.2 Environment with increased hazard of electric shock
    14 - 12.3 Environment without increased hazard of electric shock
    14 - 12.4 Mechanically held torches with increased protection for the operator
    14 - 12.5 Allied processes
    15 - 13 EQUIPMENT WIRING
    15 - 14 MARKING
    16 - 15 SWITCHES
    16 - 16 THERMAL CUTOUTS
    17 - 17 HAZARD-REDUCING DEVICE
    17 - 17.1 General
    17 - 17.2 Voltage-reducing device
    17 - 17.3 Switching device from alternating current (a. c.) to direct current (d. c.)
    17 - 17.4 Connection of a hazard-reducing device
    17 - 17.5 Interference with operation of a hazard-reducing device
    17 - 17.6 Operating time
    18 - 17.7 Indication of satisfactory operation
    18 - 17.8 Fail to a safe condition
    18 - 17.9 Position for satisfactory operation
    18 - 18 TESTS
    18 - 18.1 General
    18 - 18.2 Insulation resistance test
    19 - 18.3 High voltage test
    20 - 18.4 No-load voltage test
    20 - 18.5 Maximum short-circuit input current test
    20 - 18.6 Test for magnetic particle entry
    21 - 18.7 Temperatures during normal operation
    21 - 18.8 Temperatures during abnormal operation
    21 - 18.9 Test of overheating protective devices
    22 - 18.10 Rated load voltage test
    22 - 18.11 Test for current rating of supply flexible cord
    22 - 18.12 Resistance to heat, fire and tracking

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    This Standard applies to single operator, portable machines for electric arc welding and allied processes which are designed for operation at low voltage, are intended for connection to the supply by flexible cord and plug, and which, when tested to Clause 18.11, have a rated input not exceeding 3.6 kVA.For the purpose of this Standard a portable machine for electric arc welding and allied processes is called a machine.

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    Committee EL-002
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    First published as AS 3195-1975.Second edition 1982.Third edition 1986.Fourth edition 1990.First published in New Zealand as NZS/AS 3195-1990.Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 3195:1995.Sixth edition 2002. First published as AS 3195-1975. Second edition 1982. Third edition 1986. Fourth edition 1990. First published in New Zealand as NZS/AS 3195-1990. Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 3195:1995. Sixth edition 2002.

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

    AS/NZS 60065:2003 Audio, video and similar electronic apparatus - Safety requirements (IEC 60065:2001, MOD)
    AS 2812-1985 Welding, brazing and cutting of metals - Glossary of terms
    AS/NZS 60065:2000 Audio, video and similar electronic apparatus - Safety requirements (IEC 60065:1998, MOD)
    AS/NZS 1995:2003 Welding cables (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 2812-2005 Welding, brazing and cutting of metals - Glossary of terms (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1674.2-1990 Safety in welding and allied processes - Electrical
    AS/NZS 1995:1995 Welding cables
    AS 1674.2-2007 Safety in welding and allied processes Electrical (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1966.1-1985 Electric arc welding power sources - Transformer type
    AS 1939-1990 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment (IP Code)
    AS 1966.3-1990 Electric arc welding power sources - Plasma arc cutting and welding types

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

    AS/NZS 1995:2003 Welding cables (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 1796-2001 Certification of welders and welding supervisors (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1674.2-2003 Safety in welding and allied processes - Electrical
    AS 1966.1-1985 Electric arc welding power sources - Transformer type
    AS 1966.3-1990 Electric arc welding power sources - Plasma arc cutting and welding types
    SAA HB37.2-1993 Handbook of Australian fire Standards Electrical equipment (Reconfirmed 2016)
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