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    Occupational protective gloves Protection against thermal risks (heat and fire) (Reconfirmed 2016)

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-05-1999

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies requirements for gloves for protection against heat and flames in one or more of the following forms: fire, contact heat, convective heat, radiant heat, small splashes or large quantities of molten metal. This Standard is identical with and has been reproduced from EN 407:1994.

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    This standard specifies test methods, general requirements, levels of thermal performance and the marking for protective gloves against heat and/or fire. It is to be used for all gloves which protect the hands against heat and/or flames in one or more of the following forms: fire, contact heat, convective heat, radiant heat, small splashes or large quantities of molten metal.Product tests may only give performance levels and not protection levels.

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    Committee SF/23
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 07/10/2016.This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2016 and remains current in New Zealand. Reconfirmation Notice 7/10/2016
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    First published in Australia as part of AS Z4-1952.Second edition 1963.Revised and redesignated AS 2161-1978.First published in New Zealand as part of NZS 1988:1965.Revised and redesignated NZS 5812:1982.AS 2161-1978 and NZS 5812:1982 jointly revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS/NZS 2161.4:1999.Reconfirmed 2016. Originated in Australia as part of AS Z4-1952. Final Australian edition part of AS 2161-1978. Originated in New Zealand as part of NZS 1988:1965. Final New Zealand edition part of NZS 5812:1982. AS 2161-1978 and NZS 5812:1982 jointly revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS/NZS 2161.4:1999.

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    AS/NZS 4502.4:1997 Methods for evaluating clothing for protection against heat and fire Evaluation of the behaviour of materials and material assemblies when exposed to heavy splashes of molten metal
    AS 2755.2-1985 Textile fabrics - Burning behaviour Measurement of flame spread properties of vertically oriented specimens
    AS/NZS 4502.1:1997 Methods for evaluating clothing for protection against heat and fire Evaluation of thermal behaviour of materials and material assemblies when exposed to a source of radiant heat
    AS/NZS 4502.5:1997 Methods for evaluating clothing for protection against heat and fire Evaluation of the contact heat transmission through materials and material assemblies
    AS/NZS 2161.2:1998 Occupational protective gloves General requirements
    AS/NZS 4502.3:1997 Methods for evaluating clothing for protection against heat and fire Evaluation of the behaviour of materials and material assemblies when exposed to small splashes of molten metal
    AS/NZS 2161.3:1998 Occupational protective gloves Protection against mechanical risks
    AS/NZS 4502.2:1997 Methods for evaluating clothing for protection against heat and fire Evaluation of heat transmission of materials and material assemblies when exposed to flame

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