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    Telecommunication cables - Insulation, sheath and jacket Test methods

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    Published date:  11-12-2008

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies test methods to evaluate the properties of materials used to manufacture telecommunication cables.
    The scope of this Standard does not include the following:
    (a) Cables using materials that are semi-conductive.
    (b) Aspects of telecommunication cables such as spacers or cores in coaxial cables.
    (c) Dimensions or electrical requirements of completed cables.
    (d) Cables used to conduct electrical power.
    Table 1.1 provides a summary of the material tests that are set out in the Appendices of this Standard.

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    Committee CT-001
    Development Note Under Revision by DR AS 1049.2:2021.
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 1049-1971.Second edition 1986.Third edition 1996.Fourth edition 2000.Fifth edition 2003.AS 1049-2003 revised and redesignated, in part, as AS 1049.2-2008. Originated as AS 1049-1971. Previous edition 2003. AS 1049-2003 revised and redesignated, in part, as AS 1049.2-2008. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (July 2010).

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

    AS/NZS 1660.3:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Electrical tests (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1580.601.3:1994 Paints and related materials - Methods of test Colour - Methods of colour measurement
    AS 1049.1-2008 Telecommunication cables - Insulation, sheath and jacket Materials
    AS/NZS 1660.2.3:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods specific to PVC and halogen free thermoplastic materials (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 4004-2006 Lighting booths for visual assessment of colour and colour matching
    AS 2700-1996 Colour Standards for general purposes - Swatches
    AS/NZS 1660.2.2:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods specific to elastomeric, XLPE and XLPVC materials (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1660.2.4:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods specific to polyethylene and polypropylene materials (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 2122.2:1999 Methods of test for determining combustion propagation characteristics of plastics - Determination of minimum oxygen concentration for flame propagation following top surface ignition of vertically orientated specimens
    AS/NZS 1660.2.1:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods for general application (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1660.5.4:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors - Fire tests - Determination of degree of acidity of gases evolved during the combustion of materials taken from electric cables by measuring pH and conductivity

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    AS 1049.1:2014 Telecommunication cables - Insulation, sheath and jacket Materials
    AS 1049.1-2008 Telecommunication cables - Insulation, sheath and jacket Materials
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