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Australian AS/NZS 3112 SAA Power Cord,Plug,Flexible Cable

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Place of Origin: China
Brand Name: YUNHUAN Electric
Model Number: D06/D05
Certification: SAA
Samples: Free
Product Information: http://www.yunhuanelectric.com/Australia-power-cord-standard.html
Price: 0.5-2.0 USD
Packaging Details: Extension Cartons
Delivery Time: 15-20 days
Payment Terms: TT advance
Supply Ability: 3000pcs/day
MOQ: 3000pcs
Product Standard: http://www.yunhuanelectric.com/Australia-power-cord-standard.html
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    Australian AS/NZS 3112 SAA Power Cord,Plug,Flexible Cable

    Australian 2005 standard power plug with insulated pins For more details on this topic, see AS 3112.Australasian switched 3-pin dual power point (socket)

    The plug used in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Argentina, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and China has an earthing pin and two flat current-carrying pins forming an upside down V-shape.The flat blades measure 6.5 by 1.6 mm (0.256 by 0.063 in) and are set at 30° to the vertical at a nominal pitch of 13.7 mm (0.539 in). Australian and New Zealand wall sockets almost always have switches on them for extra safety, as in the UK. An unearthed version of this plug with two angled power pins but no earthing pin is used with small double-insulated appliances, but the sockets always include an earth pin.

    There are several AS/NZS 3112 plug variants,including ones with larger or differently shaped pins used for devices drawing 15, 20, 25 and 32 A. These sockets accept plugs of equal or of a lower current capacity, but not of higher capacity. For example, a 10 A plug will fit all sockets but a 20 A plug will fit only 20, 25 and 32 A sockets.

    Australia's standard plug/socket system was originally codified as standard C112 (floated provisionally in 1937, and adopted as a formal standard in 1938), which was superseded by AS 3112 in 1990. The requirement for insulated pins was introduced in the 2004 revision.The current version is AS/NZS 3112:2011, Approval and test specification - Plugs and socket-outlets.
    Contents

    1 . Plug Guide
    2 . 3 Prong Power Plug
    3 . Plug with Insulated Pins
    4 . Comparison of Plug Round/Flat Earth Pins
    5 . Power Cords
    6 . Extension Cords
    7 . Cable Reels
    8 . Flexible Cables
    9 . Certifications
    10. Reference


    Plug Guide - AS/NZS 3112

    Australia Power Cord Plug Guide - AS/NZS 3112,the Table below shows 240V AC Power cord plugs as used in Australia.


    10A 2 Pins 10A 3 Pins (Flat Earth) 10A 3 Pins (Round Earth) 15A 3 Pins
    (Flat Earth) 20A 3 Pins
    (Flat Earth)
    Plug End
    Pinout [Australian 10A 240V 2 prong power cord] [australian new zealand 240v 3 pin power plug as/nzs 3112 mains 10a insulated pins] [Australia power cord 240V 10A round earth pin] [Australia heavy duty power cord 15A 3 prong] [Australia 20A power cord plug]
    Description Standard 10A mains plug for double insulated appliances. Standard 10A mains plug 10A mains plug with round earth pin Standard 15A mains plug Standard 20A mains plug.
    Socket Compatibility
    10Amp - Flat Earth
    10Amp - Round Earth
    15Amp - Flat Earth
    20Amp - Flat Earth
    Applications Double insulated domestic appliances and equipment. Earthed domestic appliances and equipment. Special purpose outlets such as control circuits, lighting and exhaust fans etc. Caravans, air conditioning, light industrial appliances and equipment. Plug-in stoves air conditioning and light industrial appliances and equipment.
    Active & Neutral Pins 6.35mm x 1.63mm
    9.08mm x 1.63mm
    Earth Pin 6.35mm x 1.63mm N/A
    9.08mm x 1.63mm N/A
    4.75mm diameter N/A

    3 Prong Power Plug

    Australia SAA Standard 3 Prong Power cord,The plug in Australia is 240V AC, 50Hz. Standard 3 prong earthed power outlets are rated at 10Amps and are usually switched. The 3-flat-pin plug is used in all states of Australia (including its external territories), New Zealand, Although the configuration is similar to mains plugs used in mainland China, dimensional differences to the plug body may be incompatible with recessed cord socket and prevent Chinese-compliant CPCS/CCC (CCEE) plugs from being legally sold/used in Australia. Argentina also uses a similar 3-flat-pin configuration as Australia, but with slight dimensional differences and with the active and neutral wires being reversed. These important differences prevent the Argentina-compliant IRAM plugs from being legally sold/used in Australia as incorrect polarity may present an electrical safety hazard.

    The Australia power cord configuration is now Australian Standards AS/NZS 3112:2000 and AS/NZS 3112:2004 for Australian power plug now define the requirements for the insulation of the Active and Neutral pins of the plug. 15Amp and 20Amp configurations of the mains plug and outlet are also defined by the standard.

    The following picture shows the Australia power cord configuration.

    [front sight of Australian mains plug] [Australian mains plug]

    The diagrams below show wiring for an Australian 240V mains cord plug and socket. Note the "reversal" of the Active and Neutral wires depending on whether you are wiring a socket or a plug.

    [240v mains socket wiring] [Australia plug wiring]

    Standard wire colors are:

    Marking Flex conductor colors Building wire conductor colors
    Active A Brown Red
    Neutral N Blue Black
    Earth E Green/Yellow Green/Yellow

    Older flex and premises wiring will use the following colors:

    Marking Flex conductor colors Building wire conductor colors
    Active A Red Red
    Neutral N Black Black
    Earth E Green Green

    Plug with Insulated Pins

    Australia Power Cord Plug with Insulated Pins,Australian Standards AS/NZS3112:2000 and AS/NZS3112:2004 for Australia Power CordPlug define the requirements for insulating the Active and Neutral pins of the plug. These requirements were introduced in response to a number of incidents (including fatalities) involving both mains-plugs and plug-in-devices where a metal object (such as a knife blade, a metal blind slat or a sheet of metal) came into contact with a plug pin that was partially removed from a socket and resulted in an electrical shock.
    Since 3 April 2005 insulated live pins have been mandatory for all plugs (and appliances with integral pins). Approval Certificates for items having non- insulated pins were cancelled on that date. In the interests of enhanced electrical safety and to ensure rapid dispersion into the marketplace, each Australian State and Territory and New Zealand Electrical Regulator required that all electrical equipment was supplied with insulated pin plugs, at all points of sale, by 3 April 2005.

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