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AS/NZS 60320.1:2004

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Appliance couplers for household and similar general purposes General requirements (IEC 60320-1, Ed. 2.0 (2001) MOD)
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Superseded date

13-03-2023

Language(s)

English

Published date

21-12-2004

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Specifies essential safety and associated requirements for two-pole appliance couplers for a.c. only, with or without earthing contact, with a rated voltage not exceeding 250 V and a rated current not exceeding 16 A, for household and similar general purposes and intended for the connection of a supply cord to electrical appliances or other electrical equipment for 50 Hz or 60 Hz supply. Annex ZZ lists variations for Australian and New Zealand conditions.

This part of AS/NZS 60320 is applicable to two-pole appliance couplers for a.c. only, with or without earthing contact, with a rated voltage not exceeding 250 V and a rated current not exceeding 16 A, for household and similar general purposes and intended for the connection of a supply cord to electrical appliances or other electrical equipment for 50 Hz or 60 Hz supply. Additional requirements for Group 2 and Group 3 appliance couplers are given in Annex ZA. NOTE 1 Appliance inlets integrated or incorporated in appliances or other equipment are within the scope of this standard. The dimensional and general requirements of this standard apply to such inlets, but certain tests may not be relevant. NOTE 2 The requirements for connectors are based on the assumption that the temperature of the pins of the corresponding appliance inlets does not exceed - 70°C for connectors for cold conditions;- 120°C for connectors for hot conditions;- 155°C for connectors for very hot conditions.NOTE 3 Appliance couplers complying with this standard are suitable for use at ambient temperatures not normally exceeding 25°C, but occasionally reaching 35°C. NOTE 4 Appliance couplers complying with the standard sheets in this standard are intended for the connection of equipment having no special protection against moisture. If appliance couplers are used with equipment which may be subject to spillage of liquid in normal use then protection against moisture is to be provided by the equipment. NOTE 5 Special constructions may be required – in locations where special conditions prevail, for example, as in ships, vehicles and the like; – in hazardous locations, for example, where explosions are liable to occur.

Committee
EL-004
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7337 6417 7
Pages
120
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes
UnderRevision

First published in Australia as AS C109-1937.Redated 1939.Second edition 1941.Redated 1946. Redated 1948.Third edition 1955.Fourth edition 1964.Revised and redesignated AS 3109-1983.Revised and redesignated AS 3109.1-1987.Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 3109.1:1996.Jointly revised and redesignated AS/NZS60320.1:2004. First published in Australia as AS C109-1937. Redated 1939. Second edition 1941. Redated 1946. Redated 1948. Third edition 1955. Fourth edition 1964. Revised and redesignated AS 3109-1983. Revised and redesignated AS 3109.1-1987. Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 3109.1:1996. Jointly revised and redesignated AS/NZS 60320.1:2004.

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