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  • AS/NZS 3120:2011

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    Approval and test specification - Cord extension sockets

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

    Superseded date:  30-09-2021

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    Published date:  29-08-2011

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies essential safety requirements for cord extension sockets intended to be used at extra-low voltages. This Standard is to be read in conjunction with AS/NZS3100.

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    This Standard sets out essential safety requirements for cord extension sockets and inlet plugs, as defined in Clause 1.4, intended for use at extra-low or low voltages, and inlet plugs with rated voltages not exceeding 250 V and current ratings not exceeding 20 A in accordance with the pin configurations given in AS/NZS 3112.This Standard does not apply to cord extension sockets that are enclosed within an appliance in such a way that they are not exposed to personal contact, or that are intended for use solely where they will be so enclosed.

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    Committee EL-004
    Development Note Under Revision by DR AS/NZS 3120:2021.
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published in Australia as AS C120-1938.Redated 1947.Redated 1950.Redated 1951.Redated 1954.Redated 1964.Revised and redesignated AS 3120-1981.Second edition 1987.Third edition 1990.Jointly revised and redesignated AS/NZS 3120:1993.Fifth edition 1999.Sixth edition 2011. Originated in Australia as AS C120-1938. Final Australian edition 1990. Jointly revised and redesignated AS/NZS 3120:1993. Sixth edition 2011. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (July 2012).

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