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Control panel wiring per AZ3000

Control panel wiring per AZ3000

Control panel wiring per AZ3000


Does wire in control panel applications in Australia have to be labeled in metric designations (ex...2.5mm or 1.5mm)or is awg designations satisfy Australian code as well?

RE: Control panel wiring per AZ3000

I believe you are referring to AS-3000. http://www.techstreet.com/standards/as_nzs/3000_2007_paperback_pdf_?product_id=1527571. I've been looking into what North American electrical/instrumentation components (oil and gas industry) require to be certified to Australian Standards.

So far I've come up with AS-3000 and possibly IECEX.

RE: Control panel wiring per AZ3000

Hi turbineair,

I've found some additional Electrical specifications that may help you below. Note these are for an oil and gas project and thus may not be pertinent, and also I do not guarantee the accuracy of my findings, good luck

• AS/NZS 2053 Conduits and Fittings for Electrical Installations.
• ASINZS 2381 Electrical Equipment for Explosive Atmospheres — Selection, Installationand Maintenance.
• AS 2430.1 Classification of hazardous areas - Explosive gas atmospheres
• ASINZS 2430.3.1 Classification of hazardous areas - Area classification — General
• AS/NZS 2430.3.4 Classification of hazardous areas - Area classification — Flammable
• ASINZS 3000 Wiring Rules
• AS/NZS 3147 Electric Cables — Thermoplastic Insulated — 0.6/1kV.
• AS/NZS 3017:2001 Electrical Installations — Testing & Inspection Guidelines.
• AS/NZS 60079-1 Electrical Equipment For Explosive Atmospheres — Flameproof Enclosures
• ASINZS 60079-10 Classification of Hazardous Areas.
• AS/NZS 60079-11 Explosive atmospheres - Equipment Protection by Intrinsic Safety.
• AS/NZS 60529 Degrees Of Protection Provided By Enclosures For Electrical Equipment
• AS 2239-2003 Galvanic (sacrificial) Anodes for Cathodic Protection
• AS 2832.1-2004 Cathodic Protection of Metals — Pipes and Cables
• AS 4832-2007 Cathodic Protection — Installation of Galvanic Sacrificial Anodes in Soil

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