AS/NZS 3013 fire and mechanical performance of wiring system elements
Austest Laboratories is pleased to announce further expansion of its capabilities to include mechanical testing of cables and wiring elements in accordance with AS/NZS 3013:2005 standard.
AS/NZS 3013 standard (Electrical installations—Classification of the fire and mechanical performance of wiring system elements) is referenced in the Building Code of Australia and sets out a classification system for wiring elements based on their ability to maintain circuit integrity under fire conditions and against mechanical damage of specified severity.
Austest Castle Hill (NSW) laboratory has gained formal accreditation for Mechanical Impact and Cutting tests up to and including protection level 5 (extremely heavy), which includes impact energies of up to 5000 J and cutting forces of 5 kN. Please Contact Austest Labs for a quote.