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    Copper and copper alloy waste fittings (Reconfirmed 2018)

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  02-04-2001

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 1589-2001 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY WASTE FITTINGS
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    7 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    7 - 1.1 SCOPE
    7 - 1.2 APPLICATION
    7 - 1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 1.4 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 1.4.1 Combination trap
    7 - 1.4.2 Component
    7 - 1.4.3 Loose coupling nut
    7 - 1.4.4 Type test
    8 - 1.5 DESIGN
    8 - 1.5.1 Fittings
    8 - 1.5.2 Alternative designs
    8 - 1.6 MATERIALS
    8 - 1.6.1 Copper
    8 - 1.6.2 Copper alloy
    8 - 1.6.3 Stainless steel
    8 - 1.6.4 Filler metals
    8 - 1.6.5 Sealing gaskets and rings
    9 - 1.6.6 Flexible diaphragms for pan connectors
    9 - 1.6.7 Plastic components
    9 - 1.7 CONNECTION ENDS
    9 - 1.7.1 General
    9 - 1.7.2 Plain spigots
    9 - 1.7.3 Capillary socket ends
    9 - 1.7.4 Threaded ends and thread stops
    10 - 1.7.5 Loose nut union end
    10 - 1.7.6 Compression union end assemblies
    10 - 1.7.7 Rubber ring ends
    11 - 1.8 INTERMEDIATE JOINTS
    11 - 1.8.1 General
    11 - 1.8.2 Adjustable intermediate joints
    12 - 1.8.3 Fixed intermediate joints
    13 - 1.8.4 Flexible/ expansion joints
    14 - 1.9 THREAD FORMS
    14 - 1.9.1 General
    14 - 1.9.2 Connection ends
    14 - 1.9.3 Other than connection ends
    14 - 1.10 WALL THICKNESS
    16 - 1.11 PLATING AND OTHER SURFACE FINISHES
    16 - 1.12 FREEDOM FROM DEFECTS
    16 - 1.13 TEST REQUIREMENTS
    16 - 1.13.1 General
    16 - 1.13.2 Strength test
    16 - 1.13.3 Torque test
    16 - 1.14 MARKING
    16 - 1.14.1 Space for marking
    16 - 1.14.2 Components
    17 - 1.14.3 Marking requirements
    18 - SECTION 2 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY WASTE TRAPS AND GULLIES
    18 - 2.1 GENERAL
    18 - 2.2 DESIGNATION OF SIZE
    18 - 2.3 TRAPS AND GULLIES
    18 - 2.3.1 Waterway
    18 - 2.3.2 Depth of seal
    18 - 2.3.3 Angle of outlet axis
    19 - 2.3.4 Access
    19 - 2.4 CONNECTION ENDS
    19 - 2.4.1 General
    19 - 2.4.2 Waste traps
    20 - 2.4.3 Gullies
    20 - 2.5 INSPECTION OPENINGS
    21 - 2.6 TEST REQUIREMENTS
    21 - 2.6.1 Pressure test
    21 - 2.6.2 Air/vacuum test
    23 - SECTION 3 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY WASTE OUTLETS AND GRATINGS
    23 - 3.1 GENERAL
    23 - 3.2 DESIGNATION OF SIZE
    23 - 3.3 GRATINGS
    23 - 3.3.1 Design
    23 - 3.3.2 Fixing
    23 - 3.3.3 Bath waste outlet gratings
    23 - 3.3.4 Grating surround
    23 - 3.3.5 Waterway
    23 - 3.3.6 Plating and coating
    24 - 3.4 WASTE OUTLET BODIES
    24 - 3.4.1 Waterway
    24 - 3.4.2 Fixture waste outlets
    24 - 3.4.3 Integral captive plug compliance
    27 - 3.5 CONNECTION ENDS
    27 - 3.5.1 Outlets
    27 - 3.6 TEST REQUIREMENTS
    27 - 3.6.1 Load test
    27 - 3.7 MARKING
    28 - SECTION 4 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY WASTE CONNECTORS
    28 - 4.1 GENERAL
    28 - 4.2 FOOD WASTE DISPOSAL CONNECTORS
    29 - 4.3 PAN CONNECTORS
    29 - 4.3.1 Waterways
    29 - 4.3.2 Connection ends
    29 - 4.3.3 Angle
    29 - 4.4 DOUBLE BOWL CONNECTORS
    29 - 4.4.1 Waterways
    30 - 4.4.2 Connection ends
    30 - 4.4.3 Angle
    30 - 4.5 SUDS SAVER BYPASS
    30 - 4.5.1 Waterway
    30 - 4.5.2 Connection ends
    31 - 4.5.3 Angle
    31 - 4.6 CAPS AND LININGS
    31 - 4.6.1 General
    31 - 4.6.2 Waterways
    31 - 4.6.3 Connection ends
    31 - 4.7 SOIL WASTE DUMP POINT CONNECTORS
    33 - 4.8 TUBE BUSHES
    33 - 4.8.1 Waterway
    33 - 4.8.2 Connection ends
    33 - 4.9 TEST REQUIREMENTS
    33 - 4.9.1 Leakage test
    34 - 4.9.2 Pressure test
    34 - 4.9.3 Air/vacuum tests
    35 - APPENDIX A - REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    37 - APPENDIX B - ENDURANCE TEST-FLEXIBLE/EXPANSION JOINTS
    37 - B1 SCOPE
    37 - B2 PRINCIPLE
    37 - B3 APPLICATION
    37 - B4 APPARATUS
    38 - B5 TEST CONDITIONS
    38 - B6 PROCEDURE
    38 - B6.1 Hydrostatic test
    38 - B6.2 Pneumatic test
    38 - B6.3 Cycle test
    38 - B6.4 Leakage test
    38 - B7 REPORT
    39 - APPENDIX C - STRENGTH TEST
    39 - C1 SCOPE
    39 - C2 PRINCIPLE
    39 - C3 APPARATUS
    39 - C4 PROCEDURE
    40 - C5 REPORT
    41 - APPENDIX D - TORQUE TEST
    41 - D1 SCOPE
    41 - D2 PRINCIPLE
    41 - D3 APPARATUS
    41 - D4 CONDITIONING AND TESTING
    41 - D5 PROCEDURE
    42 - D6 REPORT
    43 - APPENDIX E - PRESSURE TEST
    43 - E1 SCOPE
    43 - E2 PRINCIPLE
    43 - E3 APPLICATION
    43 - E4 APPARATUS
    43 - E5 TEST CONDITIONS
    43 - E6 PROCEDURE
    43 - E6.1 Hydrostatic test
    44 - E6.2 Pneumatic test
    44 - E7 REPORT
    45 - APPENDIX F - AIR/ VACUUM TEST
    45 - F1 SCOPE
    45 - F2 PRINCIPLE
    45 - F3 APPARATUS
    45 - F4 TEST SPECIMEN
    45 - F5 PROCEDURE
    46 - F6 REPORT
    47 - APPENDIX G - LOAD TEST
    47 - G1 SCOPE
    47 - G2 PRINCIPLE
    47 - G3 TEMPERATURE OF TEST ENVIRONMENT
    47 - G4 APPARATUS
    47 - G5 TEST SPECIMEN
    47 - G6 PROCEDURE
    48 - G7 REPORT
    49 - APPENDIX H - PRESSURE TEST OF PAN CONNECTOR WASTE FITTINGS
    49 - H1 SCOPE
    49 - H2 PRINCIPLE
    49 - H3 TEMPERATURE OF TEST ENVIRONMENT
    49 - H4 APPARATUS
    49 - H5 TEST SPECIMEN
    50 - H6 PROCEDURE
    50 - H7 REPORT

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies requirements for copper and copper alloy waste fittings for use in plumbing installations and includes traps, gullies, waste outlets, gratings and connectors.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies requirements for copper and copper alloy waste fittings (hereinafter referred to as fittings) for use in plumbing installations and includes traps, gullies, waste outlets, gratings, and connectors.NOTE: Illustrations used in this Standard are diagrammatic only and have been chosen without prejudice.

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    Committee WS-002
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 21/09/2018.
    This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2018 and remains current in New Zealand. Reconfirmation Notice 21/09/2018
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS B38-1934.
    Revised and redesignated as AS A74-1952.
    Second edition 1969.
    Revised and redesignated AS 1589-1973.
    Second edition 1979.
    Third edition 1987.
    Fourth edition 1994.
    Fifth edition 2001.
    Reconfirmed 2018. Originated as AS B38-1934. Previous edition AS 1589-1994. Fifth edition 2001.

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

    AS 2136-1977 Method for detecting the susceptibility of copper and its alloys to stress corrosion cracking using the mercurous nitrate test (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 1567:1997 Copper and copper alloys - Wrought rods, bars and sections (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS 1432-1996 Copper tubes for plumbing, gasfitting and drainage applications
    AS/NZS 3500.0:1995 National Plumbing and Drainage Code Glossary of terms
    AS/NZS 1260:2002 PVC-U pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent application
    AS 1769-1975 Welded stainless steel tubes for plumbing applications (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2738.2-1984 Copper and copper alloys - Compositions and designations - Wrought products
    AS 1646.2-2000 Elastomeric seals for waterworks purposes Material requirements for pipe joint seals used in water and wastewater applications - Specifies by prescription formulation
    AS 1172.1-2005 Water closets (WC) - Pans
    AS 1432-2004 Copper tubes for plumbing, gasfitting and drainage applications
    AS/NZS 1477:2006 PVC pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    AS/NZS 1568:1998 Copper and copper alloys - Forging stock and forgings
    AS/NZS 3500.0:2003 Plumbing and drainage Glossary of terms
    AS 3688-2005 Water supply - Metallic fittings and end connectors
    AS 1722.1-1975 Pipe threads of Whitworth form Sealing pipe threads (metric units)
    AS 2345-1992 Dezincification resistance of copper alloys
    AS 2887-1993 Plastic waste fittings
    AS 1172.1-1993 Water closets of 6/3 L capacity - Pans
    AS/NZS 1167.1:2005 Welding and brazing - Filler metals Filler metal for brazing and braze welding
    AS 2345-2006 Dezincification resistance of copper alloys
    AS/NZS 1477:1999 PVC pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    AS 1167.1-1993 Welding and brazing - Filler metals - Filler metal for brazing and braze welding
    AS 1074-1989 Steel tubes and tubulars for ordinary service (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1572-1998 Copper and copper alloys - Seamless tubes for engineering purposes (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1722.2-1992 Pipe threads of Whitworth form Fastening pipe threads
    AS 3795-1996 Copper alloy tubes for plumbing and drainage applications
    AS/NZS 1260:1999 PVC pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent applications
    AS 3688-1994 Water supply - Copper and copper alloy body compression and capillary fittings and threaded-end connectors

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

    AS 3517-2007 Capillary fittings of copper and copper alloy for non-pressure sanitary plumbing applications (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 5200.000-2006 Technical specification for plumbing and drainage products Procedures for certification of plumbing and drainage products (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 3500.2:2018 Plumbing and drainage Sanitary plumbing and drainage
    ATS 5200.004-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Urinal flushing cisterns
    AS 1172.5:2019 Sanitary plumbing products Baths for ablutionary purposes
    AS 2945(INT)-2002 Batch-type washer/disinfectors for health care facilities
    ATS 5200.040-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Waste pipe connection outlets and gratings, separate or integral
    ATS 5200.050-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Prefabricated bathroom modules
    ATS 5200.104-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Appliances (miscellaneous)
    AS/NZS 1730:1996 Washbasins
    AS/NZS 3500.2:2003 Plumbing and drainage Sanitary plumbing and drainage
    ATS 5200.476-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Heated water systems - Leak protection device
    MP 52-2005 Manual of authorization procedures for plumbing and drainage products
    AS/NZS 2023:1995 Baths for ablutionary purposes
    AS 4809-2003 Copper pipe and fittings - Installation and commissioning
    ATS 5200.420-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Trap-priming valves
    AS 2887-1993 Plastic waste fittings
    AS 1756-1999 Household sinks
    AS 3861-1991 Spa baths (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 1229:2002 Laundry troughs and tubs
    ATS 5200.101-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Appliances (low hazard rating)
    AS 5200.000-2005 Technical specification for plumbing and drainage products Procedures for certification of plumbing and drainage products
    AS 1172.4:2019 Sanitary plumbing products Washbasins
    AS 2437-1987 Flusher/sanitizers for bed pans and urine bottles
    AS 4809:2017 Copper pipe and fittings - Installation and commissioning
    DR 01195 CP Laundry troughs and tubs
    AS/NZS 3982:1996 Urinals
    ATS 5200.105-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Appliances - Beverage dispensers and icemakers
    ATS 5200.475-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Heated Water Systems - Cold water recovery device
    AS 3588-1996 Shower bases and shower modules (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1172.3:2019 Sanitary plumbing products Personal hygiene fixtures and appliances - Bidets and bidettes
    ATS 5200.485-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Pressure compensating tank
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