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AS/NZS 3957:2006

[Available Superseded]

Light-transmitting screens and curtains for welding operations

Sets out the safety and physical requirements for light-transmitting screens and curtains intended to provide protection against hazardous radiations generated during welding processes while simultaneously affording visual contact with the working position.
Published: 09/01/2006
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Table of contents
Cited references
Content history
Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Application
1.3 Referenced documents
1.4 Definitions
2 Design, construction and performance requirements
2.1 Design and construction
2.1.1 General
2.1.2 Visibility
2.2 Performance requirements
2.2.1 General
2.2.2 Transmission of optical radiation General Ultraviolet spectral transmittance Luminous transmittance Blue light radiance reduction factor Luminance factor
2.2.3 Resistance to ultraviolet radiation
2.2.4 Seam and eyelet strength
2.2.5 Flame propagation
3 Classification and materials
3.1 Classification
3.2 Materials
4 Marking
Appendix A
A1 Scope
A2 Principle
A3 Apparatus
A4 Specimen
A5 Specimen preparation
A6 Scale calibration of spectrophotometer
A7 Procedure
A8 Test report
Appendix B
B1 Scope
B2 Principle
B3 Apparatus
B4 Specimen
B5 Specimen preparation
B6 Procedure
B7 Calculation
B8 Test report
Appendix C
C1 Scope
C2 Principle
C3 Apparatus
C4 Specimen
C5 Specimen preparation
C6 Procedure
C7 Calculation
C8 Test report
Appendix D
D1 Scope
D2 Principle
D3 Apparatus
D4 Specimen
D5 Specimen preparation
D6 Procedure
D7 Calculation
D8 Test report
Appendix E
E1 Scope
E2 Principle
E3 Apparatus
E4 Specimen
E5 Specimen preparation
E6 Procedure
E7 Test report
Appendix F
F1 Scope
F2 Principle
F3 Apparatus
F4 Specimen
F5 Specimen preparation
F6 Procedure
F7 Test report
Appendix G
G1 Scope
G2 Principle
G3 Apparatus
G4 Specimen
G5 Specimen preparation
G6 Procedure
G7 Test report
Cited references in this standard
Recommended practices for eye protection in the industrial environment
Eye protectors for industrial applications
Filters for eye protectors, Part 1: Filters for protection against radiation generated in welding and allied operations
Content history
DR 04297
NZS 5852:1991