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    Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods for general application (Reconfirmed 2017)

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    Published date:  05-03-1998

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    This Standard sets out the methods of testing insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths for general application to insulated electric cables.

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    This Standard sets out the methods of testing insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths for general application to insulated electric cables.NOTE: Refer to individual cable Standards for test results criteria. Details of the AS/NZS 1660 series of Standards are given in Appendix A.

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    Committee EL/3
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 20/01/2017.This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2017 and remains current in New Zealand. Reconfirmation Notice 20/01/2017
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    Amendment 1 See DR 00139 CP First published in Australia as part of AS 1660.2-1974.Second edition 1986.Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1660.2.1-1993.Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 1660.2.1:1998.Reconfirmed 2017. Originated in Australia as part of AS 1660.2-1974. Previous Australian edition AS 1660.2.1-1993. Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 1660.2.1:1998. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (February 2001).

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    AS 2706-1984 Numerical values - Rounding and interpretation of limiting values
    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/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 2706-2003 Numerical values - Rounding and interpretation of limiting values (Reconfirmed 2018)

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    AS/NZS 3560.1:2000 Electric cables - Cross-linked polyethylene insulated - Aerial bundled - For working voltages up to and including 0.6/1(1.2) kV Aluminium conductors (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS/NZS 2276.3:2002 Cables for traffic signal installations Loop cable for vehicle detectors (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 5000.1:2005 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated For working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 (1.2) kV (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 2373:2003 Electric cables - Twisted pair for control and protection circuits (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 5000.2:2006 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated For working voltages up to and including 450/750 V (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1429.1:2006 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated For working voltages 1.9/3.3 (3.6) kV up to and including 19/33 (36) kV
    AS/NZS 1429.1:2006 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated For working voltages 1.9/3.3 (3.6) kV up to and including 19/33 (36) kV
    AS/NZS 1995:2003 Welding cables (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 4026:2001 Electric cables - For underground residential distribution systems
    AS/NZS 3191:2008 Electric flexible cords (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS/NZS 2802:2000 Electric cables - Reeling and trailing - For mining and general use (other than underground coal mining) (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 1972:2006 Electric cables - Underground coal mines - Other than reeling and trailing (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 1125:2001 Conductors in insulated electric cables and flexible cords (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 1049.2-2008 Telecommunication cables - Insulation, sheath and jacket Test methods
    AS/NZS 3155:1995 Approval and test specification - Electric cables - Neutral screened - For working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV
    AS/NZS 1802:2003 Electric cables - Reeling and trailing - For underground coal mining purposes
    AS/NZS 4026:2008 Electric cables - For underground residential distribution systems
    AS/NZS 4961:2003 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated - For distribution and service applications (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 3191:2003 Electric flexible cords
    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 3158-2004 Electric cables - Glass fibre insulated - For working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 (1.2) kV (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 1802:2018 Electric cables - Reeling and trailing - For underground coal mining
    AS/NZS 1026:2004 Electric cables - Impregnated paper insulated - For working voltages up to and including 19/33 (36) kV
    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)
    DR 00391 Conductors - Covered overhead - For working voltages 6.35/11(12)kV up to and including 19/33(36)kV
    AS/NZS 1972:2002 Electric cables - Underground coal mines - Other than reeling and trailing
    AS 1049-2003 Telecommunication cables - Insulation, sheath and jacket
    AS/NZS 3675:2002 Conductors - Covered overhead - For working voltages 6.35/11 (12) kV up to and including 19/33 (36) kV (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 3560.2:2003 Electric cables - Cross-linked polyethylene insulated - Aerial bundled - For working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 (1.2) kV Copper conductors
    AS/NZS 1429.2:2009 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated For working voltages above 19/33 (36) kV up to and including 87/150 (170) kV (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 5000.1:2003 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated For working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 (1.2) kV
    AS/NZS 1429.1:2000 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated - For working voltages 1.9/3.3 (3.6) kV up to and including 19/33 (36) kV
    AS/NZS 3599.1:2003 Electric cables - Aerial bundled - Polymeric insulated - Voltages 6.35/11 (12) kV and 12.7/22 (24) kV Metallic screened (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS/NZS 2276.1:2004 Cables for traffic signal installations Multicore power cables (Reconfirmed 2017)
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