SAI - SAA AS/NZS 3123
Approval and Test Specification - Plugs, Socket-Outlets and Couplers for General Industrial Application
|Publication Date:||23 February 2005|
This Standard sets out the requirements for plugs and socket-outlets, cable couplers and appliance couplers for operation at 50 Hz, with a rated voltage not exceeding 660 V and a rated current not exceeding 315 A, primarily intended for general industrial use, either indoors or outdoors.
1 This Standard applies to plugs and socket-outlets, cable couplers and appliance couplers (referred to in this Standard as 'accessories') for use when the ambient temperature does not normally exceed 40°C.
2 The use of accessories (see Note 1) in building sites and in agricultural, commercial and domestic situations is not precluded.
3 Appliance inlets incorporated in, or fixed to, electrical equipment are within the scope of this Standard.
4 This Standard does not apply to accessories that comply with AS/NZS 60320.1 and AS/NZS 3112 and which are primarily intended for domestic and similar general purposes, nor to accessories that comply with AS 2380.1 and are intended for explosive atmospheres.
5 The configurations shown in this Standard depict standardized Australian and New Zealand industrial plugs, socket-outlets, cable couplers and appliance couplers for operation at 50 Hz.
6 This Standard may be applied to configurations and contact types other than those depicted herein, providing all appropriate (to that type) requirements of this Standard are complied with.
7 Devices that comply with IEC 60309-1 are deemed to comply with the appropriate requirements of this Standard.