This Standard applies to plugs and socket-outlets having current ratings not exceeding 32 A, intended for indoor use, and at voltages not exceeding 500 V a.c., for the purpose of enabling connection and disconnection of stationary appliances such as cooking ranges, hobs and ovens. Standardized configurations are given in Appendix A.
This Standard does not apply to the following:
(a) Appliance couplers for household and similar general purposes within the scope of AS/NZS 3109.1.
(b) Plugs and socket-outlets within the scope of AS/NZS 3112.
(c) Cord extension sockets within the scope of AS/NZS 3120.
(d) Socket-outlet adaptors within the scope of AS/NZS 3122.
(e) Plugs, socket-outlets and couplers for general industrial application within the scope of AS/NZS 3123.
(f) Installation couplers within the scope of AS/NZS 61535.
NOTE: This Standard may be applied to configurations and contact types other than those depicted herein providing all appropriate (to that type) requirements of this Standard are complied with.