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AS/NZS 5263.1.8:2016

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Gas appliances, Part 1.8: Decorative effect gas appliances

Specifies particular requirements for Type1 and Type2 decorative effect gas appliances that apply in addition to or in place of the general requirements for gas appliances set out in AS5263.0.
Published: 06/10/2016
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
Header
About this publication
PREFACE
1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.1.101 Application
1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
1.3 DEFINITIONS
1.4 TEST METHODS
2 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
2.1 SCOPE
2.2 GENERAL DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
2.2.13 Design of appliance base
2.2.14 Provision for moving appliance
2.2.101 Fuel storage container
2.2.102 Means of ignition for room sealed appliances
2.2.103 Surface finish of primary guard
2.3 MATERIALS
2.4 DESIGN FOR ASSEMBLY AND INSTALLATION
2.4.101 Assembly or kit for Type 1 appliances
2.5 DESIGN FOR MAINTENANCE
2.6 DESIGN FOR OPERATION
2.7 CONTROLS AND SAFETY DEVICES
2.7.101 CO safety system for Type 1 appliances
2.7.102 Safety controls for exposed burners
2.8 GAS TRAIN
2.9 COMBUSTION AIR AND FLUE SYTEMS
2.9.4 Draught diverters
2.9.5 Design of flue connection
2.9.101 Combustion products temperature limit device
2.9.102 Circulating air system
2.10 FAN ASSISTED COMBUSTION SYSTEMS
2.11 BURNERS AND IGNITION SYSTEMS
2.11.101 Securing of removable burner components
2.12 COMPONENTS
2.12.1 Safety components
2.12.3 Protection of bearings
2.13 CYLINDERS AND CYLINDER COMPARTMENTS
2.14 MARKINGS
2.14.2 Permanent markings on appliances
2.14.8 Interference with combustion air
2.14.14 Markings on packaging
2.14.101 Appliances not protected by primary guards
2.15 INSTRUCTIONS
2.15.2 Installation
2.15.2.1 Instructions supplied with the appliance
2.15.2.101 Console appliances
2.15.3 Operation
2.15.3.1 General
2.15.3.2 Warning statements
3 PRELIMINARY TESTS — LINE GASES
3.1 GENERAL
3.1.101 Appliances with coals, logs or granular media
3.2 PREPARATION FOR TESTING
3.2.101 Setting up Type 1 appliances
3.2.102 Setting up Type 2 appliances
3.3 GAS LEAKAGE
3.4 GAS CONSUMPTION
3.4.2 Determined gas consumption of permanent pilots
3.5 GAS PRESSURE REGULATORS
3.6 IGNITION AND SAFETY SHUT OFF SYSTEMS
3.6.1.12 Self-check for safety shut off systems
3.6.1.15 Shut off time for safety shut off system
3.7 IGNITION OF DRAPED FABRIC
4 TESTS UNDER LIMITING CONDITIONS
4.1 GENERAL
4.1.101 Appliances with coals, logs or granular media
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 ANY 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 NOISE OF EXTINCTION
4.15 EFFECT OF OPENING AND CLOSING DOORS AT TURNDOWN CONDITION
4.16 SOOTING—LUMINOUS EFFECT APPLIANCES
4.17 BURNER INTERFERENCE AT IGNITION OR DURING COMBUSTION
5 PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS
5.1 COMBUSTION AIR SUPPLY
5.1.1 Combustion air flow proving
5.1.2 Obstruction of air inlets with fan assisted combustion systems
5.2 FLUE OPERATION
5.2.1 Diversion of combustion products
5.2.2 Spillage of combustion products
5.2.2.1 Type 1 appliances
5.2.2.2 Type 2 appliances
5.2.3 Performance with updraught, downdraught and blocked flue
5.2.3.1 Type 2 open flued appliances
5.2.3.2 Type 2 forced or induced draught open flued appliances without a draught diverter or similar device
5.2.5 Flue gas temperatures—Type 2 appliances
5.2.101 Safety shutdown—Type 2 appliance combustion products limit device
5.3 CONDENSATE
5.4 NOISE OF OPERATION
5.5 TEMPERATURE HAZARDS
5.5.2 Appliance operating conditions
5.5.5 Temperature limits—Surfaces likely to be accidentally touched
5.5.7.2 Temperatures of unguarded surfaces
5.6 HEAT RESISTANCE OF APPLIANCE
5.6.1 Resistance to temperatures
5.6.1.2 Test conditions
5.6.1.3 Assessment
5.7 DURABILITY
5.8 ELECTRICAL SUPPLY VARIATION OR FAILURE
5.9 APPLIANCE OPERATION UNDER LINTING CONDITIONS
5.10 RAIN TEST FOR OUTDOOR AND ROOM SEALED APPLIANCES
5.11 OPERATION UNDER WINDY CONDITIONS
5.12 STRENGTH AND STABILITY
5.12.2 Strength of flue connection
5.13 THERMAL EFFICIENCY
5.14 VITIATION AND EMISSIONS
5.14.1 Operation of oxygen depletion system
5.14.2 Vitiation
5.14.3 Combustion at low appliance inlet pressure
5.14.4 CO/CO2 ratio at the manufacturer’s nominal test point pressure
5.14.5 Nitrogen dioxide emission rate
5.14.101 Operation of CO safety system
5.14.102 Emissions with CO safety system inoperative
APPENDIX AA
AA1 SCOPE
AA2 VARIATIONS TO AS 5263.0—2013
APPENDIX ZA
APPENDIX ZB
ZB1 DETERMINATION OF CO/CO2 RATIO FOR INDEPENDENT SURFACE COMBUSTION BURNERS—UNDERLOAD TEST
ZB1.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZB2 DETERMINATION OF CO/CO2 RATIO FOR ANY INDEPENDENT BURNER—OVERLOAD TEST
ZB2.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZB4 FLAME CHARACTERISTICS AT MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM LIMITING CONDITIONS TEST
ZB4.3 Apparatus
ZB6 DELAYED IGNITION AT MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM LIMITING CONDTIONS TEST
ZB6.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZB14 SOOTING—LUMINOUS EFFECT APPLIANCES TES
ZB14.3 Apparatus
APPENDIX ZC
ZC3 SPILLAGE OF COMBUSTION PRODUCTS TEST
ZC3.1 Scope
ZC3.3 Apparatus
ZC3.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZC4 PERFORMANCE WITH UPDRAUGHT, DOWNDRAUGHT AND BLOCKED FLUE TEST
ZC4.1 Scope
ZC5 FLUE GAS TEMPERATURES TEST
ZC5.1 Scope
ZC101 SPILLAGE OF COMBUSTION PRODUCTS TEST—TYPE 1 APPLIANCES
ZC101.1 Scope
ZC101.2 Principle
ZC101.3 Apparatus
ZC101.4 Materials
ZC101.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZC101.6 Procedure
ZC101.7 Test report
ZC102 DETERMINATION OF CO/CO2 RATIO OF COMBUSTION PRODUCTS UNDER CONDITIONS OF NORMAL OPERATION—TYPE 1 APPLIANCES
ZC102.1 Scope
ZC102.2 Principle
ZC102.3 Apparatus
ZC102.4 Materials
ZC102.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZC102.6 Procedure
ZC102.7 Test report
ZC103 SPILLAGE MONITORING SYSTEM TEST FOR TYPE 2 APPLIANCES WITH AN ATMOSPHERE SENSING DEVICE
ZC103.1 Scope
ZC103.2 Principle
ZC103.3 Materials
ZC103.4 Apparatus
ZC103.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZC103.6 Procedure
ZC103.7 Test report
ZC104 SPILLAGE MONITORING SYSTEM TEST FOR APPLIANCES WITH A COMBUSTION PRODUCTS DISCHARGE SAFETY DEVICE
ZC104.1 Scope
ZC104.2 Principle
ZC104.3 Apparatus
ZC104.4 Materials
ZC104.5 Preparation of apparatus
ZC104.6 Procedure
ZC104.6.1 Nuisance shut down
ZC104.6.2 Test with complete blockage
ZC104.6.3 Test with partial blockage—Appliances with atmospheric burners
ZC104.6.4 Test with partial blockage—Appliances with fan assisted combustion systems
ZC104.7 Test report
Cited references in this standard
NZS 5435
Specification for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)
NZS 5442
Specification for reticulated natural gas
[Withdrawn]
Space heaters — Secondary guards
[Current]
Gas installations, Part 1: General installations
[Superseded]
Gas appliances — General requirements
Content history
[Available Superseded]
DR AS/NZS 5263.1.8:2015