30 Sep Edition 1 AS Edition 2 AS/NZS Edition 3 AS/NZS Edition 4 AS/NZS Edition 5 AS/NZS AS/NZS – Summary of the new Australian Testing and Tagging Standard This article featured in the Summer Edition of Electrical. testing of electrical equipment. Edition 1 AS Edition 2 AS/NZS Edition 3 AS/NZS Edition 4 AS/NZS COPYRIGHT.
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An RCD identifies a fault present on the circuit it protects as3760 AC, in electrical terms, represents: The RCD trips at 26mA. Which of the following statements is true? A well planned program of as37760 maintenance, with regular as3760 safety checks, is the ideal way to avoid unnecessary and unfortunate accidents, as well as the as3760 ramifications that az3760. A as3760 tag must be placed on the appliance verifying its safe approval.
Cords should be firmly anchored in as3760, connections made solid with no frayed ends. The process of testing appliance involves the following: It is therefore faulty and should be removed for service.
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Should you engage a test and tag service provider I highly recommend you confirm the technician owns a copy of the new Standard and completely understands the impact of the revisions. In spite of this we recommend all information be recorded comprehensively, as3760 in a database or by hand in a log book. In order as3760 reduce confusion within as3760 environments, no longer are there different retesting time frames for Class I and Class II equipment. Testing an RCD at high temperatures to ensure consistent operation, even in fault or fire conditions Testing without observing the RCD to ensure consistent operation, regardless of whether as3760 device is as3760 watched Testing an RCD twice in the same manner Testing an RCD from the zero point crossing as3760 way through the sine waveform.
This quiz is intended as3760 be used for information purposes only and should not be used as a measure of experience, skills, knowledge or competency. This as3760 been added to improve technician safety. An 30mA RCD is tested using a rising current test. False True Which of the following statements is true? For example, a Kettle with a removable IEC lead would consist of 2 tests. This as3760 must clearly display: The As3760 now includes additional information for as3760 current tests on Class II single-phase and three-phase equipment.
A figure of 8 cable as3760 be electrically tested in any manner.
One of the most as3760 areas of competency is the understanding of the Standard, and I encourage all ‘responsible persons’ as3760 ensure their test and tag provider owns a current copy of as3760 Standard and understands as37760 changes. In addition, the completion of an earth bond test on a functional earth may place the equipment in danger. New guidance information has been added to the Standard for the testing of three phase as3760 current devices RCDs and electrical equipment.
Testing an RCD at high temperatures to ensure as3760 operation, even in fault or fire conditions Testing without observing the RCD to ensure consistent operation, regardless of whether the device is as3760 watched Testing an RCD twice in the same manner Testing an RCD from the zero point crossing half way through the sine waveform Which of the following statements is true?
Testing Interval Chart AS3760:2010
Copper terminals should be clean as3760 not pitted. In accordance with AS, appliances excluding extension leads which are fitted with plug style RCD’s can be tested without dismantling by: As3760 started inreviewed infurther edition with significant changes incontinuing to mature inand latest version in complete revision.
Recommendations as760 put forward, and lively debate ensued as to the impact the proposed changes would make not only to industry, but as3760 the safety of employees in Australia and New Zealand.
If you have any feedback or aas3760 as3760 this quiz, please contact us for more as3760. Equipotentially protected ohm as3760 Equipment Powered Outlet device Electrical portable outlet device European Power On As3760 Which of the following statements is as3760 Can be tested as a double insulated appliance They must be dismantled for testing effectively They can be visually as37600, and tested for Insulation or Current Leakage in accordance with the standard thresholds Aas3760 cannot be tested under AS Therefore all portable electrical equipment as3760 in a manufacturing environment is now subject to retesting every six months.
If you are human, leave this field blank or you as3760 be considered spam: In terms of portable appliances, EPOD stands for which of the following: A typical circuit breaker is designed to cut power to a circuit during excessive current load conditions As3760 typical circuit breaker is designed cut power to a circuit in the event of current leakage conditions A typical circuit breaker is designed to cut power during any fault conditions A typical circuit breaker is designed to cut as3760 to a circuit during a power surge A typical installation RCD or Safety Switch would most commonly have a trip current threshold of?
The presence of regulations protecting employees against company negligence means that the prosecution of the employer in cases of negligence is much more likely and as3760 penalties are faced, as3760 in the past. A typical circuit breaker is designed to cut power to a circuit as3760 excessive current load conditions A typical circuit breaker as3760 designed cut power to a circuit as3760 the event of current leakage conditions A typical circuit breaker is designed to cut power during any fault conditions As3760 typical circuit breaker is designed to cut power to a circuit during as3760 power as3760.
This addition has been made to assist workplaces in easily as3760 when their appliances are due as3760 retesting. Cannot be tested Trip time and trip current threshold Trip time only Current threshold only.
AS is as3760 document written by Standards Australia that specifies the procedures as3760 criteria for the safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment which is designed for connection by a flexible cord. This article featured in the Summer Edition of Electrical Connection magazine.
While not specified under AS, using appropriate equipment, a figure of 8 cable can be electrically tested for az3760 electrical continuity of the active as3760 neutral conductors, and as3760 insulation between the active and neutral conductors.
Care as3760 be taken when conducting an earth bond test to ensure the functional earth is not being tested. Testing and as3760 intervals for electrical equipment. Whilst the standard made many references as3760 the requirements for hired equipment, there was no reference to the requirements for the testing and tagging of leased equipment.