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    Scaffolding - Couplers and accessories

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  25-06-2021

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    Published date:  01-01-1991

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 1576.2-1991 SCAFFOLDING - COUPLERS AND ACCESSORIES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
    6 - 1.3.1 Adjustable baseplate
    6 - 1.3.2 Adjustable castor
    6 - 1.3.3 Adjustable leg
    6 - 1.3.4 Coupler
    6 - 1.3.5 End-to-end coupler
    6 - 1.3.6 Flange clamp
    6 - 1.3.7 Forkhead
    6 - 1.3.8 Joint pin
    6 - 1.3.9 Parallel coupler
    6 - 1.3.10 Pintle
    6 - 1.3.11 Putlog coupler
    6 - 1.3.12 Putlog blade
    6 - 1.3.13 Right-angle coupler
    6 - 1.3.14 Sleeve coupler
    6 - 1.3.15 Swivel coupler
    7 - 1.4 MARKETING
    8 - SECTION 2 MATERIALS
    8 - 2.1 PROPERTIES
    8 - 2.2 STEEL
    8 - 2.3 ALUMINIUM
    8 - 2.3.1 Cast components.
    8 - 2.3.2 Wrought components
    9 - SECTION 3 DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
    9 - 3.1 GENERAL
    9 - 3.2 COUPLERS
    9 - 3.2.1 General requirements
    9 - 3.2.2. Swivel couplers
    9 - 3.2.3 End-to-end couplers
    9 - 3.3 ACCESSORIES
    9 - 3.3.1 Baseplate
    10 - 3.3.2 Adjustable legs
    10 - 3.3.3 Platform bracket
    10 - 3.3.4 Castors
    11 - 3.3.5 Fork head
    11 - 3.3.6 Putlog blade
    11 - 3.3.7 Spanner
    11 - 3.3.8 Flange clamps
    12 - SECTION 4 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    12 - 4.1 COUPLERS
    12 - 4.1.1 General
    12 - 4.1.2 Right-angle coupler
    12 - 4.1.3 Swivel coupler
    12 - 4.1.4 Putlog coupler
    12 - 4.1.5 End-to-end coupler
    12 - 4.1.6 Parallel coupler splicing test
    12 - 4.2 ADJUSTABLE LEG
    12 - 4.3 ADJUSTABLE BASEPLATE
    12 - 4.4. CASTOR
    12 - 4.5 PUTLOG BLADE
    12 - 4.6 FLANGE CLAMP
    13 - APPENDIX A - SLIP TEST FOR RIGHT-ANGLE AND SWIVEL COUPLER
    13 - A1 SCOPE
    13 - A2 PRINCIPLE
    13 - A3 APPARATUS
    13 - A4 PROCEDURE
    13 - A5 REPORT
    15 - APPENDIX B - DISTORTION TEST FOR RIGHT-ANGLE AND SWIVEL COUPLER
    15 - B1 SCOPE
    15 - B2 PRINCIPLE
    15 - B3 APPARATUS
    15 - B4 TEST SPECIMEN
    15 - B5 PROCEDURE
    15 - B6 REPORT
    17 - APPENDIX C - STRENGTH TEST FOR SWIVEL AND PUTLOG COUPLER
    17 - C1 SCOPE
    17 - C2 PRINCIPLE
    17 - C3 APPARATUS
    17 - C4 PROCEDURE
    17 - C5 REPORT
    19 - APPENDIX D - SLIP TEST FOR PUTLOG COUPLER
    19 - D1 SCOPE
    19 - D2 PRINCIPLE
    19 - D3 APPARATUS
    19 - D4 TEST SPECIMEN
    19 - D5 PROCEDURE
    19 - D6 REPORT
    21 - APPENDIX E - SLIP TEST FOR END-TO-END COUPLER
    21 - E1 SCOPE
    21 - E2 PRINCIPLE
    21 - E3 APPARATUS
    21 - E4 PROCEDURE
    21 - E5 REPORT
    23 - APPENDIX F - SPLICING TEST FOR PARALLEL COUPLERS
    23 - F1 SCOPE
    23 - F2 PRINCIPLE
    23 - F3 APPARATUS
    23 - F4 PROCEDURE
    23 - F5 REPORT
    25 - APPENDIX G - TEST FOR ADJUSTABLE LEG AND ADJUSTABLE BASEPLATE
    25 - G1 SCOPE
    25 - G2 PRINCIPLE
    25 - G3 APPARATUS
    25 - G4 PROCEDURE
    25 - G5 REPORT
    27 - APPENDIX H - TEST FOR CASTOR
    27 - H1 SCOPE
    27 - H2 PRINCIPLE
    27 - H3 APPARATUS
    27 - H4 PROCEDURE
    27 - H5 REPORT
    28 - APPENDIX I - TEST FOR PUTLOG BLADE
    28 - I1 SCOPE
    28 - I2 PRINCIPLE
    28 - I3 APPARATUS
    28 - I4 PROCEDURE
    28 - I5 REPORT
    30 - APPENDIX J - STRENGTH TEST FOR FLANGE CLAMP
    30 - J1 SCOPE
    30 - J2 PRINCIPLE
    30 - J3 APPARATUS
    30 - J4 PROCEDURE
    30 - J5 REPORT
    32 - APPENDIX K - SLIP TEST THROUGH RIGID AND SWIVEL FLANGE CLAMPS
    32 - K1 SCOPE
    32 - K2 PRINCIPLE
    32 - K3 APPARATUS
    32 - K4 PROCEDURE
    32 - K5 REPORT
    34 - APPENDIX L - SLIP TEST OF RIGID AND SWIVEL FLANGE CLAMPS
    34 - L1 SCOPE
    34 - L2 PRINCIPLE
    34 - L3 APPARATUS
    34 - L4 PROCEDURE
    34 - L5 REPORT

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies requirements for materials, design and performance of couplers and accessories for use with tubular scaffolding.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies requirements for couplers and accessories for light, medium and heavy duty scaffolding, in accordance with AS 1576.1.

    General Product Information - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Committee BD-036
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as part of AS 1575-1974.Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1576.2-1991. First published as part of AS 1575-1974. Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1576.2-1991.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS/NZS 1112:1996 ISO metric hexagon nuts, including thin nuts, slotted nuts and castle nuts
    AS 3679.1-1990 Structural steel - Hot-rolled bars and sections
    AS 1594-1989 Hot-rolled steel flat products
    AS 1866-1986 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Extruded rod, bar, solid and hollow shapes
    AS 1734-1986 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Flat sheet, coiled sheet and plate
    AS/NZS 1866:1997 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Extruded rod, bar, solid and hollow shapes (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 3678:1996 Structural steel - Hot-rolled plates, floorplates and slabs
    AS 1112-1980 ISO metric hexagon nuts, including thin nuts, slotted nuts and castle nuts
    AS/NZS 1111:1996 ISO metric hexagon commercial bolts and screws
    AS 1874-1988 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Ingots and castings
    AS 1237-1973 Flat metal washers - For general engineering purposes (metric series)
    AS 1576.1-1991 Scaffolding - General requirements
    AS/NZS 1576.1:1995 Scaffolding General requirements
    AS/NZS 1734:1997 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Flat sheet, coiled sheet and plate (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 3678-1990 Structural steel - Hot-rolled plates, floorplates and slabs
    AS 1444-1996 Wrought alloy steels - Standard, hardenability (H) series and hardened and tempered to designated mechanical properties
    AS 1874-2000 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Ingots and castings (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1444-2007 Wrought alloy steels - Standard, hardenability (H) series and hardened and tempered to designated mechanical properties
    AS/NZS 1594:2002 Hot-rolled steel flat products
    AS 1111-1980 ISO metric hexagon commercial bolts and screws

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 1576.3 SUPP 1-1991 Scaffolding Prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding - Metal tube-and-coupler scaffolding - Deemed to comply (Supplement to AS 1576.3-1991)
    AS/NZS 1576.1:1995 Scaffolding General requirements
    AS/NZS 4994.1(INT):2004 Temporary roof edge protection for housing and residential buildings General requirements
    AS/NZS 4994.2:2009 Temporary edge protection Roof edge protection - Installation and dismantling
    AS/NZS 4576:1995 Guidelines for scaffolding
    AS 1576.1-1991 Scaffolding - General requirements
    AS/NZS 1576.6:2000 Scaffolding Metal tube-and-coupler scaffolding - Deemed to comply with AS/NZS 1576.3
    AS/NZS 1576.3:1995 Scaffolding Prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding
    AS 1576.4-1991 Scaffolding - Suspended scaffolding
    AS/NZS 1576.5:1995 Scaffolding Prefabricated splitheads and trestles
    AS 1576.3-1991 Scaffolding - Prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding
    AS/NZS 4994.1:2009 Temporary edge protection General requirements
    AS 6001-1999 Working platforms for housing construction
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