Specifies requirements for the design, construction, performance and labelling of jacks designed to raise vehicles. RECONFIRMATION NOTICE. Visit our website and learn more about AS/NZS REC standards. AS/NZS is a voluntary standard, except for those sections specifically called up by the consumer protection notice. It is important to note that the sections of.
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The impulsive force at the lower end of the swing shall be applied to the head cap either directly, where applicable, or via a friction-free steel pushrod where the jack is not readily accessible nss Figure Bl.
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The rotation nza the screw alters the geometry of the frame, thus lifting or lowering the load see Figure 1 c. For rig testing, lower the head cap to the height specified in Step a.
In addition to the assembly information and the instructions marked upon the jack in accordance with Clause 7. A method of achieving this is to use a weight of 7 kg mass attached to the end of a pivoted arm of mm length which shall be allowed to nzss through an angle of 10 degrees from vertical.
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It does not include devices that raise an entire vehicle. ACCC accepts vehicle jacks undertaking 10 April Lifting cycles shall be carried out at a rate which corresponds to actual use and repeated at intervals which are sufficiently long to prevent overheating.
Other methods of delivering an equivalent impulsive force to the head cap may be used as an alternative. Through a Memorandum of Understanding with the Commonwealth government, Standards Australia is recognized as Australia’s peak national standards body. The design of the jack shall allow for a changing angle between the column and baseplate, and column and vehicle, as the vehicle is being raised.
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The ACCC acknowledges Jayco’s co-operation in resolving this matter by promptly ceasing supply of the jacks, undertaking a voluntary national product safety recall and giving an undertaking which includes an upgraded trade practices compliance program with a focus on prescribed consumer product safety standards. The ACCC was also concerned the jack represented it complied with the standard when this may not have been the case. This includes any mass imposed on the towing vehicle when the combination vehicle is resting on a horizontal supporting plane.
This is the initial operating force.
A new jack may be used for each test if required. The mandatory standard is based on the and vehicle jacks standards which are published by Standards Australia. Available on Back Order for Pickup.
AS-NZS 2693: Vehicle jacks
Visit our Web sites www. The performance requirements include those relating to ease of use. Tests shall be carried out on a substantially level concrete surface or its equivalent. The vehicle used in the tests shall be one designated as suitable for use with the jack under test. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. This Standard was published on 1 February Note whether any overtravel occurs.
The projected plan area of the base should be measured when the head cap is fully raised. A summary of requirements according to vehicle jack type is given in Appendix A.
It shall be free from defects that would affect its durability or serviceability, and ail screws, pins, bolts and similar parts shall have effective means for preventing loss of proper tightness and adjustment. A specific vehicle jack is only intended for changing wheels. Do not exceed the operating force specified in Clause 6. This role is vital in assisting local industry to compete in international markets. This advice may be provided in pictogram form.
Beaver Brands must approve all returns before they are forwarded back to the designated branch. This height represents the lowest position in the lifting cycle for all subsequent rig testing specified in this Paragraph C4.
The force shall be sustained for at least 30 s. Magna Carta— Tutohinga Nui Kore rawa e hoko ki te tangata, e kore e whakakdihoretia, e tautuku ranei te tangata ki te ture, tika ranei.
If the jack requires lubrication during the test it shall be in accordance with any lubrication requirements contained in the manufacturer’s instructions. To maintain their currency, all Standards are periodically reviewed, and new editions are published. During these tests it is desirable to have chocks placed near the wheels but not in contact with themor to provide some other means of preventing excessive movement of the vehicle in the event of a jack failing the tests.
These standards are developed through an open process of consultation and consensus, in which all interested parties are invited to participate.