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AS/NZS 5263.1.6:2016



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Gas appliances Indirect gas-fired ducted air heaters

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Specifies particular requirements for indirect gas-fired ducted air heaters that apply in addition to or in place of the general requirements for gas appliances set out in AS5263.0.

978 1 76035 565 4
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This Standard provides specific requirements and test methods for indirect gas-fired ducted air heaters which use natural gas (as described by AS 4564), town gas, liquefied petroleum gas (LP Gas, as described by AS 4670), simulated natural gas (SNG) and tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLP) as a fuel, with an energy input not exceeding 500 MJ/h.For New Zealand:(a) The fuel gases are natural gas (as specified in NZS 5442) and general product liquefied petroleum gas (NZLPG) (as specified in NZS 5435).(b) The thermal efficiency requirements are informative only, except where they relate to safety.NOTES: 1 Appliances falling within the scope of AS 2658 are not covered by this Standard.2 Other statutory or regulatory requirements may be applicable to a product that falls within the scope of this Standard. It is the responsibility of the manufacturer, importer or distributor (as appropriate) to ensure that products comply with such requirements.Appendix AA provides figures referenced in this Standard that are in addition to those in AS 5263.0.Appendix BB sets out additional requirements and variations to AS 5263.0, to provide for New Zealand requirements and practices. These variations to Part 0 may be overridden by variations in Sections 1–5 of this Standard.Test methods are set out in Appendices ZA, ZB and ZC (see Clause 1.4).

Originated in Australia as AG 106—1977.Previous edition AS 4556—2011.Jointly revised and redesignated as AS/NZS 5263.1.6:2016. Originated in Australia as part of AS CB3-1933. Final Australian edition AS 1677-1986. Originated in New Zealand as NZSS 1653:1962. Final New Zealand editions NZS 5235.1:1991 and NZS 5235.2:1988. AS 1677-1986, NZS 5235.1:1991 and NZS 5235.2:1998 jointly revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS/NZS 1677.2:1998. Revised and redesignated in part as AS/NZS 5149.4:2016.

AS 4564-2011 Specification for general purpose natural gas
AS 3645-2010 Essential requirements for gas equipment
AS 5263.0-2013 Gas appliances General requirements
AS 2658-2008 LP Gas - Portable and mobile appliances
AS 4670-2006 Commercial propane and commercial butane for heating purposes

AS/NZS 5263.0:2017 Gas appliances General requirements

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