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Welcome to the first issue of Touchstone for 2017.  I hope you had a restful and enjoyable break over Christmas and the New Year. Six weeks into the New Year, the Standards Approval Board has met twice and we are already very busy here at Standards New Zealand.

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AS/NZS 5131:2016

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  • Standards Published (7)

      • Amendment 1 to AS/NZS 4871.3:2010 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries - Part 3: Substations

        Amendment 1 applies to Clauses 2.5.2 and 2.5.6.

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      • AS/NZS 3084:2017 Telecommunications installations - Telecommunications pathways and spaces for commercial buildings

        Provides specific guidance to architects, planners, designers, engineers, builders, installers, maintenance personnel, building owners, managers and users in the planning and installation of physical pathways and spaces in and between buildings to accommodate the equipment and cabling infrastructure necessary for communications, to the extent that this is not adequately covered for Australian and New Zealand purposes in AS/NZS ISO/IEC 14763.2:2014.
        Supersedes AS/NZS 3084:2003

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      • Amendment 3 to AS/NZS 4417.2:2012 Regulatory compliance mark for electrical and electronic equipment - Part 2: Specific requirements for particular regulatory applications

        Amendment 3 updates a number of application dates in B2, and adds a line omitted from Table B4 in AS/NZS 4417.2:2012 Amendment 2.

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      • Amendment 1 to AS/NZS 60335.2.81:2015 (Excluding IEC text) Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2.81: Particular requirements for foot warmers and heating mats

        Amendment 1 applies to the Cover Page, Foreword, Australian National Variations and New Zealand National Variations and will take effect on 3 February 2019, two years from the date of publication.

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      • Amendment 1 to AS/NZS 60335.2.81:2015 (Including IEC text) Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2.81: Particular requirements for foot warmers and heating mats

        Amendment 1 applies to the Cover Page, Foreword, Australian National Variations and New Zealand National Variations and will take effect on 3 February 2019, two years from the date of publication.

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      • AS/NZS 14763.3:2017 Information technology - Implementation and operation of customer premises cabling - Part 3: Testing of optical fibre cabling

        Specifies systems and methods for the inspection and testing of installed optical fibre cabling designed in accordance with premises cabling standards including AS/NZS 3080, ISO/IEC 24764, ISO/IEC 24702 and ISO/IEC 15018. The test methods refer to existing standards-based procedures where they exist. Adopted with national modifications from ISO/IEC 14763-3:2014.
        Supersedes AS/NZS ISO/IEC 14763.3:2012

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      • AS/NZS 3008.1.1:2017 Electrical installations - Selection of cables - Part 1.1: Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV - Typical Australian installation conditions

        Specifies current-carrying capacity, voltage drop and short-circuit temperature rise of cables, to provide a method of selection for those types of electric cables and methods of installation that are in common use at working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV at 50 Hz a.c. This Standard is applicable to Australian installation conditions where the nominal ambient air and soil temperatures are 40°C and 25°C, respectively.
        Supersedes AS/NZS 3008.1.1:2009

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  • Withdrawals and Proposals to Withdraw (3)

      • AS/NZS 3084:2003 Telecommunications installations - Telecommunications pathways and spaces for commercial buildings

        Superseded by AS/NZS 3084:2017

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      • AS/NZS ISO/IEC 14763.3:2012 Telecommunications installations - Implementation and operation of customer premises cabling - Part 3: Testing of optical fibre cabling

        Superseded by AS/NZS 14763.3:2017

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      • AS/NZS 3008.1.1:2009 Electrical installations - Selection of cables - Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV - Typical Australian installation conditions

        Superseded by AS/NZS 3008.1.1:2017

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