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AS/NZS 5263.1.5:2019


Gas appliances, Part 1.5: Domestic gas refrigerators

This Standard provides specific requirements and test methods for domestic gas refrigerators with energy input not exceeding 50 MJ/h.
Published: 02/09/2019
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope and application
1.1.1 Scope
1.1.2 Application
1.2 Normative references
1.3 Terms and definitions
1.4 Test methods
2 Design and construction
2.1 Scope
2.2 General design requirements
2.2.101 Provision of ancillary equipment
2.2.102 Design of defrosting tray
2.2.103 Racks and ice trays
2.2.104 Interior of cabinet
2.2.105 Flue baffles
2.2.106 Provision of an ice tray
2.3 Materials
2.3.101 Surfaces in contact with foodstuffs
2.4 Design for assembly and installation
2.4.3 Gas inlet connection
2.5 Design for maintenance
2.5.101 Access to flueways
2.6 Design for operation
2.6.4 Primary guards openings
2.7 Controls and safety devices
2.7.7 Tip over system
2.7.101 Provision of thermostat
2.8 Gas train
2.8.5 Main burner automatic shut off valves
2.9 Combustion air and flue systems
2.10 Fan assisted combustion systems
2.11 Burners and ignition systems
2.11.10 Tray type burners-turndown limits
2.12 Components
2.13 Cylinders and cylinder compartments
2.13.7 Means to accommodate a cylinder
2.14 Markings
2.14.2 Permanent markings on appliances
2.15 Instructions
3 Preliminary tests — Line gases
3.1 General
3.2 Preparation for testing
3.3 Gas leakage
3.4 Gas consumption
3.5 Gas pressure regulators
3.6 Ignition and safety shut off systems
3.7 Ignition of draped fabric
4 Tests under limiting conditions
4.1 General
4.2 CO/CO2 ratio limits for any independent surface combustion burner — Underload
4.3 CO/CO2 ratio limits for any independent burner — Overload
4.4 CO/CO2 ratio limits for permanent pilots — Overload
4.5 Flame characteristics at maximum and minimum limiting conditions
4.6 Burner ignition at maximum and minimum limiting conditions
4.7 Delayed ignition at maximum and minimum limiting conditions
4.8 Reignition at turndown under draught conditions
4.9 Pilot ignition and stability at maximum and minimum limiting conditions
4.10 Burner stability when changing setting
4.11 Unburnt gas release from burner system
4.12 Blocked flueway terminal
4.13 Case pressure test
4.14 Effect of opening and closing doors at turndown condition
4.15 Sooting — Luminous effect appliances
4.16 Burner interference at ignition or during combustion
5 Performance specifications
5.1 Combustion air supply
5.2 Flue operation
5.3 Condensate
5.4 Temperature hazards
5.4.2 Appliance operating conditions
5.4.7 Temperature limits — Protection from contact with a heat source
5.5 Heat resistance of appliance
5.5.1 Resistance to temperatures Test conditions
5.5.3 Minimum temperature requirements of heat exchangers during warming-up period
5.5.4 Maximum temperature requirements for heat exchanger materials
5.6 Durability
5.7 Electrical supply variation or failure
5.8 Appliance operation under linting conditions
5.9 Rain test for outdoor and room sealed appliances
5.10 Operation under windy conditions
5.11 Strength and stability
5.11.6 Body loading
5.11.7 Attachment of primary guard
5.11.8 Strength of primary guard incorporating glass or similar material(s)
5.11.101 Strength of racks
5.11.102 Doors
5.11.103 Door catches
5.12 Thermal efficiency (Australia only)
5.12.101 Gas consumption required to maintain cabinet temperature
5.13 Vitiation and emissions
5.101 Refrigeration performance
5.101.1 Average cabinet temperature
5.101.2 Freezing performance
Appendix AA
Appendix BB
Appendix ZA
Appendix ZB
ZB.2 Determination of CO/CO2 ratio for any independent burner—Overload test
ZB.2.6 Procedure
ZB.3 Determination of CO/CO2 ratio for permanent pilots—Overload test
ZB.3.6 Procedure
ZB.4 Flame characteristics at maximum and minimum limiting conditions test
ZB.4.2 Principle
ZB.4.3 Apparatus
ZB.4.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZB.4.6 Procedure
ZB.4.6.1 All burners
ZB.4.6.2 Open flued appliances fitted with a draught diverter
ZB.4.6.3 Open flued appliances without a draught diverter
ZB.5 Burner ignition at maximum and minimum limiting conditions test
ZB.5.2 Principle
ZB.5.3 Apparatus
ZB.5.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZB.5.6 Procedure
ZB.6 Delayed ignition at maximum and minimum limiting conditions test
ZB.6.2 Principle
ZB.6.3 Apparatus
ZB.6.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZB.6.6 Procedure
Appendix ZC
ZC.9 Resistance to temperatures — Overload gas consumption test
ZC.9.3 Apparatus
ZC.9.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZC.101 Cabinet maintenance rate test
ZC.101.1 Scope
ZC.101.2 Principle
ZC.101.3 Apparatus
ZC.101.4 Materials
ZC.101.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZC.101.6 Procedure
ZC.101.7 Test report
ZC.102 Appliance cabinet temperature performance test
ZC.102.1 Scope
ZC.102.2 Principle
ZC.102.3 Apparatus
ZC.102.4 Materials
ZC.102.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZC.102.6 Procedure
ZC.102.7 Test report
ZC.103 Ice making performance test
ZC.103.1 Scope
ZC.103.2 Principle
ZC.103.3 Apparatus
ZC.103.4 Materials
ZC.103.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZC.103.6 Procedure
ZC.103.7 Test report
Cited references in this standard
Gas appliances, Part 0: General requirements
Quick-connect devices for gas
Content history
[Available Superseded]
AS 4555-2002 Rec:2013
DR AS/NZS 5263.1.5:2018