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AS/NZS 3127:2005


Approval and test specification — Cord-line switches

Specifies essential electrical safety requirements for cord-line switches for approval and test purposes. It is intended to be read in conjunction with AS/NZS 3100.
Published: 18/02/2005
Pages: 8
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Table of contents
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and referenced documents
1.1 Scope
1.2 Referenced documents
2 Definitions
3 Compliance with specifications
3.1 General requirements of AS/NZS 3100
3.2 Specific requirements of this Standard
3.3 Requirements of other Standards
4 Switch to be double-pole
5 Design and construction
5.1 Switch enclosure
5.2 Switch contacts
6 Insulating material
7 Connection of flexible cord
7.1 Terminals and cord anchorage
7.2 Bushing
7.3 Provision for earthing conductor
8 Method of operation
9 Actuating mechanisms
10 Minimum rating
11 Marking
11.1 Required marking
11.2 Location of marking
11.3 Additional requirements for switches intended for Type X attachment
11.4 Earthing connections in switches for Type X attachment
12 Tests
12.1 Compliance with AS/NZS 3133
12.2 Cord anchorage test
12.3 Determination of ignitability and combustion propagation∗
12.3 Resistance to fire test†
12.4 Additional tests for integrally moulded cord-line switches
12.5 Impact hammer test
12.6 Impact withstand test
12.7 Flexing test
Appendix A
Cited references in this standard
Switches for appliances — Part 1: General requirements
Approval and test specification — General requirements for electrical equipment
Approval and test specification — Plugs and socket-outlets
Approval and test specification — Insulating mouldings
Approval and test specification — Air-break switches
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