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    Approval and test specification - Insulating mouldings (Reconfirmed 2020)

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  22-11-2002

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 3121:2002 APPROVAL AND TEST SPECIFICATION - INSULATING MOULDINGS
    4 - CONTENTS
    5 - PREFACE
    6 - 1 SCOPE
    6 - 2 APPLICATION
    6 - 2.1 General requirements of AS/ NZS 3100
    6 - 2.2 Specific requirements of this Specification
    6 - 3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 4 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 4.1 moulding
    7 - 4.2 maximum operating temperature
    7 - 5 CLASSIFICATION
    7 - 6 TEXTURE AND PROPORTIONS
    7 - 7 TESTS
    7 - 7.1 General
    7 - 7.2 Resistance to heat test
    8 - 7.3 Water absorption test
    8 - 7.4 Resistance to white spirit test
    9 - Annex A - Guide to insulating moulding applications

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies essential safety requirements for approval and test purposes. It is to be read in conjunction with AS/NZS3100.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Specification applies to insulating mouldings made from natural or synthetic resin or from modified polymers or natural origin, that are used to support, enclose or insulate live parts of electrical equipment.

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    Committee EL-053
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 04/12/2020.
    This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2020 and remains current in New Zealand. Reconfirmation Notice 04/12/2020
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published in Australia as AS C121-1938.
    Second edition 1940.
    Third edition 1962.
    Revised and redesignated AS 3121-1971.
    Second edition 1975.
    Third edition 1982.
    Fourth edition 1992.
    First published in New Zealand as NZS/AS 3121:1992.
    AS 3121-1992 and NZS/AS 3121:1992 jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 3121:2002.
    Reconfirmed 2020. In Australia First published as AS C121-1938. Second edition 1940. Third edition 1962. Revised and issued as AS 3121-1971. Second edition 1975. Third edition 1982. Fourth edition 1992. In New Zealand First published as NZS/AS 3121:1992. Jointly revised and redesignated as AS/NZS 3121:2002.

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

    AS 2768-1985 Electrical insulating materials - Evaluation and classification based on thermal endurance
    AS/NZS 3100:2002 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment

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