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SANS 182-3 Ed 1.06 Conductors for overhead electrical transmission lines Part 3: Aluminium conductors, steel reinforced Applies to uninsulated stranded hard-drawn aluminium conductors, steel reinforced, for overhead transmission lines. 2021-08-13 Download
SANS 289 Ed 2 Labelling requirements for prepackaged products (prepackages) and general requirements for the sale of goods subject to legal metrology control Covers requirements for the labelling of prepackaged products with respect to a) the identity of the product, b) the name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer, distributor, importer or retailer, and c) the net quantity of the product. It 2021-08-22 Download
SANS 403 Ed 2 Hard coal - Determination of moisture-holding capacity Gives reference to ASTM D1412 as a method of determining the moisture-holding capacity of hard coals. 2021-09-15 Download
SANS 439 Ed 1.01 Vests - Short sleeved, long sleeved and athletic type Covers the material, cut, make and trim of three types of vest. 2021-08-02 Download
SANS 500 Ed 2 Inspection, examination and testing of manually operated chain blocks and chain lever hoists currently in use 2021-08-03 Download
SANS 523 Ed 2.04 Limes for use in building Covers quicklime and slaked (hydrated) limes for use in building and produced by calcining of limestone, or treatment of calcium carbide. 2021-07-27 Download
SANS 602 Ed 3 Reference materials - Selected terms and definitions Recommends terms and definitions that should be used in connection with reference materials, with a particular emphasis on terms that are used in reference material product information sheets, certificates and corresponding certification reports. 2021-08-10 Download
SANS 1019 Ed 3 Standard voltages, currents and insulation levels for electricity supply 2021-07-31 Download
SANS 1058 Ed 2.02 Concrete paving blocks 2021-07-27 Download
SANS 1118-9 Ed 1.04 School clothing Part 9: Knee-high stockings and ankle socks 2021-08-02 Download
SANS 1118-11 Ed 1.05 School clothing Part 11: Briefs 2021-08-02 Download
SANS 1195 Ed 2 Busbars 2021-07-31 Download
SANS 1221 Ed 3.02 Detergent skin cleansers (non-cosmetic) Specifies the characteristics of three types of detergent skin cleansers (non-cometic) (liquid, foam and gel form) suitable for use in detergent dispenser. 2021-07-27 Download
SANS 1515-4-1 Ed 1.01 Gas measuring equipment primarily for use in mines Part 4-1: Battery-operated portable, oxygen-deficient/oxygen-enriched measuring instruments and warning devices Covers requirements for the design, construction, safety and performance of hand-held and portable battery-powered instruments or devices for the routine detection and measurement of oxygen-deficient/oxygen-enriched atmospheres in air by electrical a 2021-08-17 Download
SANS 1634 Ed 1 Barrier protection systems for preservative treated wooden poles This standard covers the minimum performance requirements for barrier protection systems used to augment the performance and service lives of preservative treated wooden poles, posts and piling intended for ground contact service conditions by either 2021-08-10 Download
SANS 1661 Ed 4 Cord extension sets 2021-07-31 Download
SANS 1851 Ed 1.03 Lubricating grease Covers the performance requirements of four classes of lubricating grease, namely industrial non-extreme pressure, industrial high performance extreme pressure, automotive non extreme pressure, and automotive and multi-purpose extreme pressure, each 2021-08-03 Download
SANS 1874 Ed 4 Switchgear - Metal-enclosed ring main units for rated a.c. voltages above 1 kV and up to and including 36 kV 2021-07-31 Download
SANS 1879 Ed 2.01 Precast concrete suspended slabs Covers the components of precast concrete suspended slabs of two different systems, hollow core slabs, and beam and infill block slabs as used in buildings for floors and roofs 2021-07-27 Download
SANS 3001-AS24 Ed 1 Civil engineering test methods Part AS24: Determination of the moisture susceptibility of asphalt mixes (modified Lottman) Describes a method to determine the effect of moisture on compacted asphalt mixtures. 2021-07-27 Download
SANS 3001-AS22 Ed 1.01 Civil engineering test methods Part AS22: Determination of the binder content of mixtures used in bituminous slurry seals Applies to the bituminous slurry mixtures used in surfacing seals and describes a method for determining the binder content of the mixture. 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 3001-AS23 Ed 1.01 Civil engineering test methods Part AS23: Determination of moisture in asphalt Applies to asphalt, a mixture of aggregate, filler and hot bituminous binder, and describes the determination of moisture in newly mixed asphalt, using the following methods: a) by distillation, using a Dean and Stark apparatus; and b) by oven-drying 2021-08-03 Download
SANS 8894 ED 1 Dead-grid safety lock lays down the requirements for the dead-grid safety lock (DGSL) rated at a voltage of 230 V single phase and 400 V three phase systems 2021-07-31 Download
SANS 10014 Ed 2 Quality management systems - Managing an organization for quality results - Guidance for realizing financial and economic benefits Gives guidelines for realizing financial and economic benefits by applying a top-down structured approach to achieving financial and economic benefits. The structured approach uses the quality management principles and quality management system descr 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 10083 Ed 6 The measurement and assessment of occupational noise for hearing conservation purposes Covers the measurement and rating of a working environment for hearing conservation purposes, the physical demarcation of an area where hearing conservation measures have to be applied, and medical surveillance. 2021-08-23 Download
SANS 10142-1 Ed 3.01 The wiring of premises Part 1: Low-voltage installations 2021-07-26 Download
SANS 10160-5 Ed 1.02 Basis of structural design and actions for buildings and industrial structures Part 5: Basis for geotechnical design and actions 2021-08-19 Download
SANS 10254 Ed 4.02 The installation, maintenance, replacement and repair of fixed electric storage water heating systems Covers the safe installation of new and replacement fixed electric storage water heaters, complete with all the relevant and applicable safety and hydraulic control units. It also covers the maintenance and repair of storage water heating systems. 2021-08-24 Download
SANS 10400-XA Ed 2 The application of the National Building Regulations Part X: Environmental sustainability Part XA: Energy usage in buildings Provides deemed-to-satisfy 2021-08-24 Download
SANS 12207 Ed 3 Systems and software engineering - Software life cycle processes provides processes that can be employed for defining, controlling, and improving software life cycle processes within an organization or a project 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 12217-1 Ed 2 Small craft - Stability and buoyancy assessment and categorization Part 1: Non-sailing boats of hull length greater than or equal to 6 m 2021-09-15 Download
SANS 12217-2 Ed 2 Small craft - Stability and buoyancy assessment and categorization Part 2: Sailing boats of hull length greater than or equal to 6 m 2021-09-15 Download
SANS 12217-3 Ed 2 Small craft - Stability and buoyancy assessment and categorization Part 3: Boats of hull length less than 6 m 2021-09-15 Download
SANS 15190 Ed 2 Medical laboratories - Requirements for safety 2021-08-02 Download
SANS 15238 Ed 2 Solid mineral fuels - Determination of total cadmium content of coal Specifies a procedure for the determination of the total cadmium content of coal. 2021-09-15 Download
SANS 17000 Ed 2 Conformity assessment - Vocabulary and general principles Specifies general terms and definitions relating to conformity assessment, including the accreditation of conformity assessment bodies, and to the use of conformity assessment to facilitate trade. 2021-08-02 Download
SANS 18013-1 Ed 2 Information technology - Personal identification - ISO-compliant driving licence Part 1: Physical characteristics and basic data set provides guidelines for the design format and data content of an ISO-compliant driving licence (IDL) in regard to both visual human-readable features and ISO machine-readable technologies. It creates a common basis for international use and mutual re 2021-09-06 Download
SANS 18013-2 Ed 2 Information technology - Personal identification - ISO-compliant driving licence Part 2: Machine-readable technologies Prescribes requirements for the implementation of machine-readable technology on an IDL. 2021-09-06 Download
SANS 18013-3 Ed 2 Information technology - Personal identification - ISO-compliant driving licence Part 3: Access control, authentication and integrity validation Establishes guidelines for the design format and data content of an ISO-compliant driving licence (IDL) with regard to human-readable features (ISO/IEC 18013-1), machine-readable technologies (ISO/IEC 18013-2), and access control, authentication and 2021-09-06 Download
SANS 18013-4 Ed 2 Information technology - Personal identification - ISO-compliant driving licence - Part 4: Test methods describes the test methods used for conformity testing, that is methods for determining whether a driving licence can be considered to comply with the requirements of the ISO/IEC 18013 series 2021-09-06 Download
SANS 20904 Ed 2 Hard coal - Sampling of slurries sets out the basic methods for sampling fine coal, coal rejects or tailings of nominal top size <4 mm that is mixed with water to form a slurry. 2021-09-06 Download
SANS 50054-12 Ed 2 Fire detection and fire alarm systems Part 12: Smoke detectors - Line detectors using an optical light beam Specifies requirements, test methods and performance criteria for line detectors using an optical beam that detect smoke by utilizing the attenuation and/or changes in attenuation of an optical beam, for use in fire detection and fire alarm systems i 2021-08-10 Download
SANS 60034-19 Ed 2 Rotating electrical machines Part 19: Specific test methods for d.c. machines on conventional and rectifier-fed supplies Applies to d.c. machines rated 1 kW and above operating on rectifier-fed power supplies, d.c. buses or other d.c. sources. Standardized methods are provided for determining characteristic quantities for conventional and rectifier-fed d.c. machines. 2021-08-23 Download
SANS 60079-25 Ed 3 Explosive atmospheres Part 25: Intrinsically safe electrical systems 2021-08-13 Download
SANS 60204-1 Ed 4 Safety of machinery - Electrical equipment of machines -Part 1: General requirements Applies to electrical, electronic and programmable electronic equipment and systems to machines not portable by hand while working, including a group of machines working together in a co-ordinated manner. 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 60269-6 Ed 1.01 Low-voltage fuses Part 6: Supplementary requirements for fuse-links for the protection of solar photovoltaic energy systems Applies to fuse-links for protecting PV strings and PV arrays in equipment for circuits of nominal voltages up to 1 500 V DC, and also, in so far as they are applicable, for circuits of higher nominal voltages. 2021-07-31 Download
SANS 60335-2-8 Ed 3.01 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances 2021-08-24 Download
SANS 60598-2-13 Ed 1.01 Luminaires Part 2-13: Particular requirements - Ground recessed luminaires 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 60947-4-1:2020 Ed 4 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear Part 4-1: Contactors and motor-starters - Electromechanical contactors and motor-starters Applies to the following equipment, electromechanical contactors and starters including motor protective switching device (MPSD); actuators of contactor relays; contacts dedicated exclusively to the coil circuit of this contactor or this contactor re 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 60947-4-2 Ed 4 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 4-2: Contactors and motor-starters - Semiconductor motor controllers, starters and soft-starters Applies to semiconductor motor controllers, starters and soft-starters which can include a series mechanical switching device, intended to be connected to circuits the rated voltage of which does not exceed 1 000 V AC. 2021-07-31 Download
SANS 60947-4-3 Ed 3 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 4-3: Contactors and motor-starters - Semiconductor controllers and semiconductor contactors for non-motor loads 2021-07-31 Download
SANS 60947-6-1 Ed 3 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear Part 6-1: Multiple function equipment - Transfer switching equipment Applies to transfer switching equipment (TSE), to be used in power systems for ensuring the continuity of the supply and allowing the energy management of the installation, by transferring a load between power supply sources, the rated voltage of whi 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 60947-6-2 Ed 3 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear Part 6-2: Multiple function equipment - Control and protective switching devices (or equipment) (CPS) 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 60947-9-2 Ed 1 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear -Part 9-2: Active arc-fault mitigation systems - Optical-based internal arc-detection and mitigation devices Covers internal arc-fault control devices, hereinafter referred to as IACD, which are intended to detect internal arc-faults in low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies, by processing (at a minimum) the optical effect of an internal arc-faul 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 61386-21 Ed 2 Conduit systems for cable management Part 21: Particular requirements - Rigid conduit systems 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 61386-23 Ed 2 Conduit systems for cable management Part 23: Particular requirements - Flexible conduit systems Specifies the requirements for flexible conduit systems. 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 100013 Ed 2 Guidelines for quality management system documentation Gives guidance for the development and maintenance of the documented information necessary to support an effective quality management system, tailored to the specific needs of the organization. 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 13408-2 Ed 1 Aseptic processing of health care products - Part 2: Sterilizing filtration Specifies requirements for sterilization as part of aseptic processing of health care products conducted in accordance with ISO 13408-1. It also offers guidance to filter users concerning general requirements for set-up, validation and routine operat 2021-08-02 Download
SANS 13408-4 Ed 1 Aseptic processing of health care products - Part 4: Clean-in-place technologies Specifies the general requirements for clean-in-place process applied to product contact surfaces of equipment used in the manufacture of sterile health care products by aseptic processing and offers guidance on qualification, validation, operation 2021-08-02 Download
SANS 15099 Ed 1 Thermal performance of windows, doors and shading devices - Detailed calculations Specifies detailed calculation procedures for determining the thermal and optical transmission properties (e.g., thermal transmittance, total solar energy transmittance) of window and door systems based on the most up-to-date algorithms and methods, 2021-09-21 Download
SANS 1983 Ed 1 Liquid applied acrylic coating used in roofing covers the manual and automatic procedures for testing the compatibility of lithographic ink resins in high boiling ink solvents by precipitation temperature (cloud point) in a rangefrom 35 to 210 C. 2021-08-19 Download
SANS 20148 Ed 1 Uniform provisions concerning the approval of light-signalling devices (lamps) for power-driven vehicles and their trailers This Regulation applies to the following lamps: Rear-registration plate illuminating lamps, Direction indicator lamps, Position lamps, Stop lamps, End-outline marker lamps, Reversing lamps, Manoeuvring lamps, Rear fog lamps, Parking lamps, Daytime ru 2021-08-10 Download
SANS 20149 Ed 1 Uniform provisions concerning the approval of road illumination devices (lamps) and systems for power-driven vehicles This regulation applies to the following road illumination devices: Headlamps emitting a driving-beam and or an asymmetrical passing-beam for vehicles of categories L,M,N and T. Adaptive front-lighting systems (AFS) for vehicles of categories M and N 2021-07-27 Download
SANS 21998 Ed 1 Interpreting services - Healthcare interpreting - Requirements and recommendations specifies requirements and recommendations for healthcare interpreting services in spoken and signed communication 2021-09-09 Download
SANS 22367 Ed 1 Medical laboratories - Application of risk management to medical laboratories 2021-08-02 Download
SANS 25041 Ed 1 Systems and software engineering - Systems and software Quality Requirements and Evaluation (SQuaRE) - Evaluation guide for developers, acquirers and independent evaluators provides requirements, recommendations and guidelines for system and software product quality evaluation, for the application of ISO/IEC 25040 2021-08-23 Download
SANS 35001 Ed 1 Biorisk management for laboratories for laboratories and other related organisations 2021-08-02 Download
SANS 45003 Ed 1 Occupational health and safety management - Psychological health and safety at work - Guidelines for managing psychosocial risks Gives guidelines for managing psychosocial risk within an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system based on ISO 45001. It enables organizations to prevent work-related injury and ill health of their workers and other interested parties 2021-07-31 Download
SANS 60076-22-6 Ed 1 Power transformers - Part 22-6: Power transformer and reactor fittings - Electric fans for transformers Covers the electric fans used in the cooling circuits of power transformers and reactors. 2021-08-23 Download
SANS 60335-2-118 Ed 1 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety -Part 2-118: Particular requirements for professional ice-cream makers This part of IEC 60335 deals with the safety of appliances for making ice cream and artisan gelato appliances taken into account are those intended for commercial use and similar appliances not intended for normal household use but which may neverthe 2021-09-06 Download
SANS 60584-1 Ed 1 Thermocouples - Part 1: EMF specifications and tolerances Specifies reference functions and tolerances for letter-designated thermocouples (Types R, S, B, J, T, E, K, N, C and A). Temperatures are expressed in degrees Celsius based on the International Temperature Scale of 1990, ITS-90 (symbol t90), and the 2021-09-16 Download
SANS 60715 Ed 1 Dimensions of low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - standardized mounting on rails for mechanical support of switchgear, controlgear and accessories Specifies dimensional and functional requirements for the compatible mounting of switchgear, controlgear and accessories on some types of rails. 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 61158-3-12 Ed 1 Industrial communication networks - Fieldbus specifications - Part 3-11: Data-link layer service definition - Type 12 elements. Provides common elements for basic time-critical messaging communications between devices in an automation environment. This International standard defines in an abstract way the externally visible service provided by the Type 12 fieldbus data-link l 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 61158-3-14 Ed 1 Industrial communication networks - Fieldbus specifications - Part 3-14: Data-link layer service definition - Type 14 elements. Provides common elements for basic time-critical messaging communications between devices in an automation environment. The term 'time-critical' is used to represent the presence of a time-window, within which one or more specified actions are requir 2021-08-17 Download
SANS 61158-3-18 Ed 1 Industrial communication networks - Fieldbus specifications - Part 3-18: Data-link layer service definition - Type 18 elements. This standard provides common elements for basic time-critical and non-time-critical messaging communications between devices in an automation environment and material specific to Type 18 fieldbus. The term time-critical" is used to represent the pr" 2021-08-24 Download
SANS 61158-3-19 Ed 1 Industrial communication networks - Fieldbus specifications - Part 3-19: Data-link layer service definition - Type 19 elements. Provides common elements for basic time-critical messaging communications between devices in an automation environment. 2021-08-24 Download
SANS 61158-3-20 Ed 1 Industrial communication networks - Fieldbus specifications - Part 3-20: Data-link layer service definition - Type 20 elements. This part of IEC 61158 provides common elements for basic time-critical messaging communications between devices in an automation environment. The term time-critical is used to represent the presence of a time-window, within which one or more specifi 2021-09-14 Download
SANS 61158-3-3 Ed 1 Industrial communication networks - Fieldbus specifications - Part 3-3: Data-link layer service definition - Type 3 elements. Defines in an abstract way the externally visible service provided by the Type 3 Fieldbus data-link layer in terms of the primitive actions and events of the service; the parameters associated with each primitive action and event, and the form which 2021-08-13 Download
SANS 61158-3-4 Ed 1 Industrial communication networks - Fieldbus specifications - Part 3-4: Data-link layer service definition - Type 4 elements. This part of IEC 61158 provides common elements for basic time-critical messaging communications between devices in an automation environment. The term 'time-critical' is used to represent the presence of a time-window, within which one or more speci 2021-08-13 Download
ARP 013 Ed 4.01 Rules for the structure and drafting of national standards 2021-09-07 Download
ARP 22000 Ed 1 Food safety management systems - A practical guide Provides generic guidance to assist all organizations regardless of size and complexity (including small and medium-sized) that recognize the potential benefits of implementing a FSMS in accordance with ISO 22000:2018. 2021-08-02 Download
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