Plugs and sockets must be tested to AS/NZS 3112 and AS/NZS 3120, EPODs (Electrical Portable Outlet Devices, or powerboards as they are more commonly called) must be tested to AS/NZS 3105, and travel adaptors must be tested to AS/NZS 3122.
The following tests are just a sample of what Comtest can do to ensure that your product is not susceptible to electrical, mechanical or heat hazards, and meets all the relevant requirements for supply or sale in Australia:
Resistance to Heat
Insertion / Withdrawal Tests
Physical and Constructive Requirements
Wiring and Connection Requirements
If you are looking at supplying, manufacturing or importing or selling Plugs, Sockets, Powerboards and Adaptors and need advise on RCM compliance please call or email us for advice.
Comtest Laboratories is an independent accredited NATA and CB Scheme test laboratory with over 25 years testing experience. Comtest’s testing and approval capabilities include Information Technology equipment, Telecommunications equipment, Power Supplies, Electrical products, Digital systems and Audio/Video products.
Comtest now offers full independent and complete Australian and New Zealand compliance testing for VoIP and Internet Telephones (including USB, Ethernet & WiFi).
Comtest has been accredited by the IECEE as a CB Testing Laboratory to perform testing of Information Technology, Telecommunications Equipment and Measurement Equipment.
For suppliers and manufacturers with markets in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North America and Asia, Comtest can perform compliance testing and assist with approvals.
Comtest is also a Conformity Assessment Body for Europe to the Low Voltage and Radio & Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directives. This will assist manufacturers with CE marking of electrical equipment destined for Europe.
In addition, Comtest can support your Compliance Folder Management responsibilities. This service includes simply consultancy on how to construct a folder, to the more complex role of Agency Agreements for the purpose of holding compliance folders for international manufacturers supplying into Australia.