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    Electrical wiring in furniture (Reconfirmed 2018)

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  23-11-2007

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 4703:2007 ELECTRICAL WIRING IN FURNITURE
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - 1 SCOPE
    6 - 2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 3 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 3.1 Cable management
    7 - 3.2 Exposed conductive part
    7 - 3.3 Furniture
    7 - 3.4 Insulation system
    7 - 3.4.1 Basic insulation
    7 - 3.4.2 Supplementary insulation
    7 - 3.4.3 Double insulation
    8 - 3.4.4 Reinforced insulation
    8 - 3.5 Wiring enclosure
    8 - 3.6 Fixed wiring
    8 - 4 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    8 - 4.1 General requirements of AS/NZS 3100
    8 - 4.2 Selection and installation of equipment
    8 - 4.3 Electrical facilities
    8 - 4.4 Compliance with this Standard
    9 - 4.5 Compliance with other Standards
    9 - 5 DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
    9 - 5.1 Guarding of live parts
    9 - 5.2 Exposed conductive parts
    9 - 5.3 Earthing
    9 - 5.3.1 Furniture intended to be earthed
    9 - 5.3.2 Protective earthing conductors
    9 - 5.3.3 Protective earthing terminals
    10 - 5.3.4 Earthing continuity
    10 - 5.4 Cables and supply cord
    10 - 5.4.1 Supply cords or cables
    10 - 5.4.2 Length of supply cord or cable
    10 - 5.4.3 Strain relief
    10 - 5.5 Switching requirements
    10 - 5.6 Overcurrent protection
    11 - 5.7 Socket-outlets
    11 - 5.7.1 Accessibility
    11 - 5.7.2 Protection of socket-outlet
    11 - 5.8 Temperatures within closed space
    11 - 6 CONSTRUCTION
    11 - 6.1 Mechanical strength
    11 - 6.2 Insulating material
    12 - 6.3 Cable routing
    12 - 6.3.1 Designated cableways
    12 - 6.3.2 Holes or apertures
    12 - 6.3.3 Cable protection
    12 - 6.3.4 Cables connecting moveable parts
    12 - 6.3.5 Flexibility
    12 - 6.3.6 Cable support
    12 - 6.4 Connection between items of furniture
    12 - 6.5 Segregation of cables
    13 - 6.6 Outlet facilities
    13 - 6.6.1 General
    13 - 6.6.2 Switching arrangements
    13 - 6.7 Luminaires
    13 - 6.8 Requirements for reeling or coiling arrangement
    14 - 7 MEANS OF CONNECTION
    14 - 8 MARKING
    14 - 8.1 General
    14 - 8.2 Marking of protective devices
    14 - 8.3 Location of marking
    14 - 9 INSTRUCTIONS
    15 - 10 VERIFICATION AND TESTS
    15 - 10.1 Verification
    15 - 10.2 Tests

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies safety requirements for the installation of electrical wiring and equipment in furniture.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies general requirements for electrical wiring systems (other than communications wiring) in furniture (and similar fitments) that are connected to an electrical installation.The Standard applies to furniture connected to fixed installation wiring by - (a) direct connection (such as terminals or installation couplers that are not further cascaded); or(b) a detachable connection (such as a plug or appliance inlet).This Standard does not apply to electrical equipment used with or within office furniture, for which appropriate Standards are available. The Standard does not apply to installation wiring within the scope of AS/NZS 3000.

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    Committee EL-004
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 27/07/2018.
    This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2018 and remains current in New Zealand. Reconfirmation Notice 27/07/2018
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS/NZS 4703:2007.
    Reconfirmed 2018. First published as AS/NZS 4703:2007.

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

    AS/NZS 3117:2007 Approval and test specification - Bayonet lampholders
    AS/NZS 5000.2:2006 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated For working voltages up to and including 450/750 V (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 61535.1:2003 Installation couplers General requirements
    AS/NZS 60598.1:2003 Luminaires General requirements and tests (IEC 60598-1:2003, MOD)
    AS 3111-1994 Approval and test specification - Miniature overcurrent circuit-breakers
    AS/NZS 3123:2005 Approval and test specification - Plugs, socket-outlets and couplers for general industrial application
    AS/NZS 3100:2002 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment
    AS/NZS 3112:2004 Approval and test specification - Plugs and socket-outlets
    AS/NZS 3131:2001 Approval and test specification - Plugs and socket-outlets for stationary appliances
    AS/NZS 3140:2007 Approval and test specification - Edison-type screw lampholders
    AS/NZS 3105:2007 Approval and test specification - Electrical portable outlet devices
    AS/NZS 60320.1:2004 Appliance couplers for household and similar general purposes General requirements (IEC 60320-1, Ed. 2.0 (2001) MOD)
    AS/NZS 60898.1:2004 Electrical accessories - Circuit-breakers for overcurrent protection for household and similar installations Circuit-breakers for a.c. operation (IEC 60898-1, Ed. 1.2 (2003) MOD)
    AS 60529-2004 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code) (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 3133:2003 Approval and test specification - Air break switches
    AS/NZS 3127:2005 Approval and test specification - Cord-line switches
    AS/NZS 5000.3:2003 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated Multicore control cables (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 3000:2007 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS/NZS 3191:2003 Electric flexible cords
    AS/NZS 3121:2002 Approval and test specification - Insulating mouldings (Reconfirmed 2020)
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