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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They reflect the latest scientific and industry experience. 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 zns Figure Bl.
Alternatively, both organizations publish an annual printed Catalogue with full details of all current Standards. Nzz applies for all measurements of operating force. Hydraulic jacks shall be supplied with hydraulic cylinders filled to the correct level with the recommended hydraulic fluid.
Full text of “AS-NZS Vehicle jacks”
The ACCC’s website includes a full list of the mandatory product safety standards which can be accessed by visiting the For businesses page. A specific vehicle jack is only intended for changing wheels. A new jack may be used for each test if required. In FebruaryStandards Australia published a new standard for vehicle jacks. It does not include devices that raise an entire vehicle. L1 Specific vehicle jacks The test shall be carried out with the vehicle at its unladen mass.
This warning advice may be provided in pictogram form. The jack shall be prepared for use in the normal manner, in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
Where a means other than a dead weight is employed, the actual force applied to the head cap shall be continuously measured and recorded during the first and th lifting cycles to ensure that the force is within the specified tolerances.
It is important that readers assure themselves they are using a current Standard, which should include any amendments which may have been published since the Standard was purchased.
The Standards Council of New Zealand is the national authority responsible for the production 263 Standards.
Tests shall be carried out on a substantially level concrete surface or its equivalent. For information about these services, users should contact their respective national Standards organization. The mandatory standard is based on the and vehicle jacks standards which are published by Standards Australia.
The force is measured at the centre of the handgrip or, if there is no handgrip, at a point 50 mm from the operator’s end of the handle. A summary of requirements according to vehicle jack type is given in Appendix A. Available on Back Order for Pickup. Please address your comments to the Chief Executive of either Standards Australia or Standards New Zealand at the address shown on the back cover.
To maintain their currency, all Standards are periodically reviewed, and new editions are published. This edition revises the warning notices. This includes any mass imposed on the towing vehicle when the combination vehicle is resting on a horizontal supporting plane.
Use this form to make a general enquiry. The performance requirements include those relating to ease of use. Special emergency spare tyres shall not be used when assessing compliance with this requirement. The ACCC was concerned Jayco’s failure to state the jack’s ‘safe working load’ or ‘working load limit’ as required by the mandatory standard posed a potential serious safety risk.
Jax Black Series 20 Tonnes AS/NZS 2693
Other methods of delivering an equivalent impulsive force to the head cap may be used as an alternative.
These vehicle jacks, which Jayco obtained from an Australian jack manufacturer, were not marked with their ‘safe working load’ or ‘working load limit’ as required by the prescribed mandatory consumer product safety standard under the Trade Practices Act This is the initial operating force. These authorised returns must be freight prepaid and will only be accepted if they are in a saleable condition. 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.
If the jack requires lubrication during the test it shall be in accordance with any lubrication requirements contained in the manufacturer’s instructions. This advice may be provided in pictogram form.
The instructions may be provided in pictogram form.