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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In FebruaryStandards Australia published a new standard for vehicle jacks. It is important that readers assure themselves they are using a current Standard, which should include any amendments which nss have been published since the Standard was purchased. The ACCC’s website includes a full list of the mandatory product safety standards which can be accessed by visiting the For businesses page.

It shall be tested using all jacking accessories supplied. Standards may also be withdrawn. This is the initial operating force.

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 jack shall be prepared for use in the normal manner, in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. If the jack requires lubrication during the test it shall be in accordance with any lubrication requirements contained in the manufacturer’s instructions.

This height represents the lowest position in the lifting cycle for all subsequent nas testing specified in this Paragraph.

Full text of “AS-NZS Vehicle jacks”

If the jack is not supplied in a fully lubricated condition, it shall be provided with adequate instructions for initial lubrication. The following are represented on Committee CS Returns will be accepted for faulty or defective goods and any other non-excludable obligations of Beaver Brands set out in the Trade Practices Act or similar State and Territory legislation.

An impulsive force shall be delivered to the head cap in the direction most likely to cause disengagement of the head cap from the jacking point. This height represents the lowest position in the lifting cycle for all subsequent rig testing specified in this Paragraph C4. Suppliers of vehicle jacks should take cognizance of the regulations under the Trade Practices Act relating to the supply of these products. International Involvement Standards Australia and Standards New Zealand are responsible for ensuring that the Australian and New Zealand viewpoints are considered in the formulation of international Standards and that the latest international experience is incorporated in national and Joint Standards.


Through a Memorandum of Understanding with the Commonwealth government, Standards Australia is recognized as Australia’s peak national standards body. These standards are developed through an open process of consultation and consensus, in which all interested parties are invited to participate.

Caravan manufacturer, Jayco Corporation Pty Ltd, has given the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission a court-enforceable undertaking over the supply of certain vehicle jacks with its caravans. During these tests 263 is desirable to have chocks placed near the wheels but not in contact with mzsor to provide some other means of preventing excessive movement of the vehicle in the event of a jack failing the tests.

Between editions, amendments may be issued.

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Where a means other 22693 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. 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.

General purpose jacks may have a rotating head cap. 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. Mzs addition to the assembly information and the instructions marked upon the jack in accordance with Clause 7.

A new nz may be used for each test if required. Skip to Content Skip to Sitemap.


With the vehicle raised, a force of N shall be gradually applied to the vehicle, at a height of 0. This Appendix also includes a method for testing whether it is possible to induce overtravel in a jack. A specific vehicle jack is only intended for changing wheels.

AS-NZS 2693: Vehicle jacks

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 swing through an angle of 10 degrees from vertical. This is the operating force after conditioning.

Do not exceed the operating force specified in Clause 6. This height is H2. The object of the test is to measure how far the head cap travels after stopping action has been taken while the jack is being lowered under load.

Beaver Brands garments found to be faulty will be replaced at no cost. 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. Special emergency spare tyres shall not be used when assessing compliance with this requirement. This advice may be provided in pictogram form. 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 269 where the jack is not readily accessible see Figure Bl.

This warning advice may be provided in pictogram form. Home Media Media releases. This edition nzx the warning notices. To maintain their currency, all Standards are periodically reviewed, and new editions are published.

The vehicle used in the tests shall be one designated as suitable for use with the jack under test. High lift jacks need not comply with this requirement.

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