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  • AS 2857-1986

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    Timber drums for insulated electric cables and bare conductors

    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    Superseded date:  30-06-2017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:  01-01-1986

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies requirements for timber drums for the transport and storage of insulated electric cables, bare conductor and stay wire or other products for which the drums are suitable. The Standard includes nomenclature and dimensions of a preferred range of drums, together with details of materials, construction of marking requirements, and special requirements for the protection of cables.

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    Committee EL-003
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
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    Under Revision See DR 95257

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    AS 1429.1-1993 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated - For working voltages 1.9/3.3 (3.6) kV up to and including 19/33 (36) kV
    AS 1746-1991 Conductors - Bare overhead - Hard-drawn copper
    AS 3983-1991 Metal drums for insulated electric cables and bare conductors
    AS 1026-1992 Electric cables - Impregnated paper insulated - Working voltages up to and including 33 kV
    AS 1531-1991 Conductors - Bare overhead - Aluminium and aluminium alloy (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 3675-1993 Conductors - Covered overhead - For working voltages 6.35/11 kV up to and including 19/33 kV
    AS 1222.2-1992 Steel conductors and stays - Bare overhead Aluminium clad (SC/AC) (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1222.1-1992 Steel conductors and stays - Bare overhead Galvanized (SC/GZ) (Reconfirmed 2016)
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