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AS/NZS 3190:2002 Approval and test specification - Residual current devices (current-operated earth-leakage devices)

Abbreviation
AS/NZS 3190:2002
Amendment
AS/NZS 3190:2002A1 - appended, published 06/11/2002.
Valid from
15/05/2002

Information provider
Standards New Zealand
Author
Standards New Zealand, Standards Australia
Information type
New Zealand Standard
Format
PDF


Description

This Standard specifies essential safety requirements for residual current devices for approval and test purposes.

It is to be read in conjunction with AS/NZS 3100. Reprinted to append Amendment 1:2002.

Scope

This Standard applies to residual current devices and residual current relays intended to isolate supply or initiate a tripping signal to isolate supply to protected circuits, socket outlets or equipment in the event of a current flow to earth, which exceeds a predetermined level, and;

  • (a) have rated residual currents not exceeding 300 mA;
  • (b) have rated load currents not exceeding 125 A a.c.; and
  • (c) designed for use at low voltage.

The devices may be fixed or portable or, may be integral with a switching device or miniature overcurrent circuit breaker or, may be supplied as a separate attachment.

This Standard does not apply to;

  • (i) devices intended to be used with a particular circuit breaker other than a miniature overcurrent circuit-breaker, as defined in AS 3111; or
  • (ii) devices intended to protect an electricity authority distribution system; or
  • (iii) devices covered by AS 2081 and for protection of equipment for mines.
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AS/NZS 3190:2002 Approval and test specification - Residual current devices (current-operated earth-leakage devices)

Description

This Standard specifies essential safety requirements for residual current devices for approval and test purposes.

It is to be read in conjunction with AS/NZS 3100. Reprinted to append Amendment 1:2002.

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AS/NZS 3190:2002 Approval and test specification - Residual current devices (current-operated earth-leakage devices)
Description

This Standard specifies essential safety requirements for residual current devices for approval and test purposes.

It is to be read in conjunction with AS/NZS 3100. Reprinted to append Amendment 1:2002.

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