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AS/NZS 2596:2003

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Seat belt assemblies for motor vehicles (ECE Regulation No. 16, MOD)
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English

Published date

29-12-2003

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1 - AS/NZS 2596:2003 SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FOR MOTOR VEHICLES (ECE REGULATION NO. 16, MOD)
4 - PREFACE
6 - CONTENTS
9 - 1. SCOPE
9 - 2. DEFINITIONS
9 - 2.1. Safety-belt
9 - 2.1.1. Lap belt
9 - 2.1.2. Diagonal belt
9 - 2.1.3. Three-point belt
9 - 2.1.4. Harness belt
9 - 2.2. Belt type
9 - 2.3 Strap
10 - 2.4. Buckle
10 - 2.5. Belt adjusting device
10 - 2.6. Pre-loading device
10 - 2.7. "Reference zone"
10 - 2.8. "Airbag assembly"
10 - 2.9. “Passenger airbag”
10 - 2.10. “Child restraint”
10 - 2.11. “Rearward-facing”
10 - 2.12. Attachments
10 - 2.13. Energy absorber
10 - 2.14. Retractor
10 - 2.14.1. Non-locking retractor (type 1)
10 - 2.14.2. Manually unlocking retractor (type 2)
10 - 2.14.3. Automatically locking retractor (type 3)
11 - 2.14.4. Emergency locking retractor (type 4)
11 - 2.14.5. Emergency locking retractor with higher response threshold (type 4N)
11 - 2.14.6. Belt adjustment device for height
11 - 2.15. Belt anchorages
12 - 2.16. Vehicle type as regards safety-belts and restraint systems
12 - 2.17. Restraint system
12 - 2.18. Seat
12 - 2.18.1. "A front passenger seat”
12 - 2.19. Group of seats
12 - 2.20. Bench seat
12 - 2.21. Adjustment system of the seat
12 - 2.21.1. longitudinal displacement;
12 - 2.21.2. vertical displacement;
12 - 2.21.3. angular displacement.
12 - 2.22. Seat anchorage
13 - 2.23. Seat type
13 - 2.24. Displacement system of the seat
13 - 2.25. Locking system of the seat
13 - 2.26. Enclosed buckle-release button
13 - 2.27. Non-enclosed buckle-release button
13 - 3. APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL
13 - 3.1. Vehicle type
14 - 3.2. Safety-belt type
14 - 4. MARKINGS
14 - 5. APPROVAL
17 - 6. SPECIFICATIONS
17 - 6.1. General specifications
17 - 6.2. Rigid parts
17 - 6.2.1. General
18 - 6.2.2 Buckle
19 - 6.2.3. Belt adjusting device
19 - 6.2.4. Attachments and belt adjustment devices for height
19 - 6.2.5. Retractors
22 - 6.2.6. Pre-loading device
22 - 6.3. Straps
22 - 6.3.1. General
22 - 6.3.2. Strength after room-conditioning
23 - 6.3.3. Strength after special conditioning
23 - 6.4. Belt assembly or restraint system
23 - 6.4.1. Dynamic test
24 - 6.4.2. Strength after abrasion conditioning
24 - 7. TESTS
24 - 7.1. Use of samples submitted for approval of a type of belt or restraint system
25 - 7.2. Corrosion test
25 - 7.3. Micro-slip test
25 - 7.4. Conditioning of straps and breaking-strength test (static)
25 - 7.4.1. Conditioning of straps for the breaking-strength test
27 - 7.4.2. Test of breaking strength of strap
28 - 7.5. Test of belt assembly components incorporating rigid parts
29 - 7.6. Additional tests for safety-belts with retractors
29 - 7.6.1. Durability of retractor mechanism
29 - 7.6.2. Locking of emergency locking retractors
30 - 7.6.3. Dust resistance
30 - 7.6.4. Retracting forces
30 - 7.7. Dynamic test of belt assembly or of the restraint system
32 - 7.8. Buckle-opening test
33 - 7.9. Additional tests on safety-belts with pre-loading devices
33 - 7.9.1. Conditioning
33 - 7.10. Test report
33 - 8. REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING THE INSTALLATION IN THE VEHICLE
37 - 9. CONFORMITY OF PRODUCTION
37 - 10. PENALTIES FOR NON-CONFORMITY OF PRODUCTION
37 - 11. MODIFICATIONS AND EXTENSION OF APPROVAL OF THE VEHICLE TYPE OR SAFETY-BELT OR RESTRAINT SYSTEM TYPE
37 - 12. PRODUCTION DEFINITELY DISCONTINUED
38 - 13. INSTRUCTIONS
38 - 14. NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF TECHNICAL SERVICES RESPONSIBLE FOR CONDUCTING APPROVAL TESTS, AND OF ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
38 - 15. TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
38 - 15.1. Approvals of vehicle type
39 - Annex 1A
41 - Annex 1B
47 - Annex 3 - DIAGRAM OF AN APPARATUS TO TEST DURABILITY OF RETRACTOR MECHANISM
48 - Annex 4 - DIAGRAM OF AN APPARATUS TO TEST LOCKING OF EMERGENCY LOCKING RETRACTORS
49 - Annex 5 - DIAGRAM OF AN APPARATUS FOR DUST-RESISTANCE TEST
50 - Annex 6 - DESCRIPTION OF TROLLEY, SEAT, ANCHORAGES AND STOPPING DEVICE
57 - Annex 7 - DESCRIPTION OF MANIKIN
66 - Annex 8 - DESCRIPTION OF CURVE OF TROLLEY’S DECELERATION AS A FUNCTION OF TIME
68 - Annex 9 - INSTRUCTIONS
69 - Annex 10 - DUAL BUCKLE TEST
70 - Annex 11 - ABRASION AND MICROSLIP TEST
74 - Annex 12 - CORROSION TEST
76 - Annex 13 - ORDER OF TESTS
78 - Annex 14 - CONTROL OF CONFORMITY OF PRODUCTION
81 - Annex 15 - PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING THE "H" POINT AND THE ACTUAL TORSO ANGLE FOR SEATING POSITIONS IN MOTOR VEHICLES
87 - Annex 15 - Appendix 1 - DESCRIPTION OF THE THREE DIMENSIONAL "H" POINT MACHINE */
90 - Annex 15 - Appendix 2 - THREE-DIMENSIONAL REFERENCE SYSTEM
91 - Annex 15 - Appendix 3 - REFERENCE DATA CONCERNING SEATING POSITIONS
92 - Annex 16 - Safety-belt installation showing the belt types and retractor types
93 - Annex 17 - REQUIREMENTS FOR THE INSTALLATION OF SAFETY-BELTS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS FOR ADULT OCCUPANTS OF POWER-DRIVEN...
94 - Annex 17 - Appendix 1 - PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE INSTALLATION OF "UNIVERSAL" CATEGORY CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS INSTALLED...
98 - Annex 17 - Appendix 2 - TABLE OF VEHICLE HANDBOOK INFORMATION ON CHILD RESTRAINT SUITABILITY FOR VARIOUS SEATING POSITIONS
104 - APPENDIX ZZ - VARIATIONS TO ECE REGULATION NO. 16 FOR AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
108 - APPENDIX ZA - INSTRUCTIONS
108 - ZA1 INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLATION
108 - ZA2 INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
108 - ZA2.1 General
109 - ZA2.2 Warning
109 - ZA3 SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
110 - APPENDIX ZB - ORDER OF TESTS
113 - APPENDIX ZC - MASS AND DESCRIPTION OF REPRESENTATIVE DUMMY TYPES
114 - APPENDIX ZD - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ANCHORING OF SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES

Specifies requirements for seat belt assemblies for use by adults and larger children intended for after market supply. This Standard modifies and has been reproduced from UN ECE Regulation 16 with variations for Australian and New Zealand included in a ZZ Appendix.

This Regulation applies to safety-belts and restraint systems for installation in power-driven vehicles with three or more wheels and intended for separate use, i.e. as individual equipment, by person occupying forward or rearward-facing seats and also to vehicles equipped with such safety-belts.

Committee
CS-075
DevelopmentNote
Under Revision by DR AS 2596:2021.
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7337 5583 6
Pages
106
ProductNote
Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
AvailableSuperseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes
UnderRevision

First published as AS/NZS 2596:1995.Second edition 2003. Originated as AS/NZS 2596:1995. Second edition 2003.

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