Plugs, Sockets, Powerboards and Travel Adaptors

Plugs, Sockets, Powerboards and Travel Adaptors

Plugs, socket outlets, powerboards and travel adaptors that are to be sold or supplied in Australia must meet the requirements of the relevant electrical safety standards. 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:

  • Electric Strength
  • Mechanical Strength
  • Resistance to Heat
  • Continuity
  • Insertion / Withdrawal Tests
  • Pin Durability
  • Switch Tests
  • Electrical Characteristics
  • Insulation Resistance
  • Physical and Constructive Requirements
  • Wiring and Connection Requirements

So if you are looking at supplying, manufacturing or importing or selling any of these devices in Australia, Contact Us today to see how we can help streamline the process!