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    Chain-link fabric security fencing and gates

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

    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2003

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 1725-2003 CHAIN-LINK FABRIC SECURITY FENCES AND GATES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    7 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    7 - 1.1 SCOPE
    7 - 1.2 APPLICATION
    7 - 1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    8 - 1.4 DEFINITIONS
    8 - 1.4.1 Back stay
    8 - 1.4.2 Barbed wire
    8 - 1.4.3 Baseplates
    8 - 1.4.4 Braced panel
    8 - 1.4.5 Bracing cable
    8 - 1.4.6 Bracing rail
    8 - 1.4.7 Bracing diagonal stay
    8 - 1.4.8 Cable support wires
    8 - 1.4.9 Chain link fabric
    8 - 1.4.10 Chain link fabric (service duty)
    8 - 1.4.11 Concrete footings
    8 - 1.4.12 Fence posts
    9 - 1.4.13 Fitting
    9 - 1.4.14 Gate
    9 - 1.4.15 Lacing and tie wires
    9 - 1.4.16 Metallic wire coating
    9 - 1.4.17 Organic paint coatings
    9 - 1.4.18 Plastic wire coatings
    9 - 1.4.19 Pipe rail
    9 - 1.4.20 Powder coating paint finish
    9 - 1.4.21 Selvedge
    9 - 1.5 PIPE SPECIFICATIONS AND TABLES
    10 - 1.6 SERVICE LIFE
    10 - 1.6.1 General
    10 - 1.6.2 Estimation of durability of wire products
    10 - 1.7 TYPES OF SECURITY FENCING DESIGN OPTIONS
    10 - 1.7.1 Type 1-Rail-less security fencing
    10 - 1.7.2 Type 2-Pipe rail security fencing
    11 - 1.8 PURCHASING GUIDELINES
    12 - SECTION 2 MATERIALS
    12 - 2.1 GENERAL
    12 - 2.2 WIRE FENCING MATERIALS
    12 - 2.3 STEEL TUBES
    12 - 2.4 FITTINGS/BASEPLATES
    12 - 2.5 CONCRETE
    12 - 2.6 POWDER COATING
    13 - SECTION 3 COMPONENTS
    13 - 3.1 GATEPOSTS
    13 - 3.2 FENCE POSTS
    13 - 3.3 BRACING RAILS, BRACING STAYS AND BACK STAYS
    13 - 3.4 PIPE RAIL FOR PIPE RAIL FENCING
    13 - 3.5 CHAIN LINK FABRIC
    13 - 3.5.1 General
    14 - 3.5.2 Chain link fabric (service duty)
    14 - 3.5.3 Chain link fabric (selvedge)
    14 - 3.5.4 Chain link fabric (preferred range)
    16 - 3.6 BARBED WIRE
    16 - 3.7 BRACING CABLE (WITH TURNBUCKLE)
    17 - 3.8 SUPPORT CABLES (FOR CHAIN LINK FABRIC)
    17 - 3.9 LACING WIRE
    17 - 3.10 TIE WIRES AND CLIPS
    17 - 3.11 GATES
    18 - 3.12 HINGES
    18 - 3.13 CATCHES
    18 - 3.14 RESTRAINING AND LOCKING OF GATES
    18 - 3.14.1 Drop-bolts
    18 - 3.14.2 Locking
    18 - 3.15 SHOOT-BOLT
    18 - 3.16 BASEPLATES
    18 - 3.17 POWDER COATING
    19 - 3.18 OTHER PAINT COATING SYSTEMS
    20 - SECTION 4 INSTALLATION
    20 - 4.1 LINE AND LEVEL
    20 - 4.2 SPACING OF POSTS
    20 - 4.2.1 For rail-less security fencing Type 1
    20 - 4.2.2 For pipe rail security fencing Type 2
    20 - 4.3 FOOTINGS
    20 - 4.3.1 Footings
    20 - 4.3.2 Baseplates
    20 - 4.4 BRACING-FOR FENCING WITHOUT TOP RAIL
    20 - 4.5 BRACED PANELS-FOR FENCING WITHOUT TOP RAIL
    21 - 4.6 BRACING DIAGONAL STAYS-FOR FENCING WITHOUT TOP RAIL
    21 - 4.7 BACK STAYS
    21 - 4.8 ATTACHMENT OF BRACING
    21 - 4.9 ATTACHMENT OF PIPE RAILS
    21 - 4.10 SUPPORT CABLES
    21 - 4.11 ATTACHMENT OF SUPPORT SINGLE STRAND 4 mm HELICOIL CABLES
    21 - 4.12 ATTACHMENT OF SUPPORT TWIN 3.15 mm TWISTED CABLES
    21 - 4.13 CHAIN LINK FABRIC
    22 - 4.14 TIE WIRES AND CLIPS
    22 - 4.14.1 Tie wire to intermediate posts
    22 - 4.14.2 Tie wire to cable wire
    22 - 4.14.3 Netting clips to cable wire
    22 - 4.15 BARBED WIRE
    22 - 4.16 BOLTS
    22 - 4.17 GATES (HINGED)
    22 - 4.18 SITE CLEARANCE
    23 - APPENDIX A - PURCHASING GUIDELINES
    23 - A1 GENERAL
    23 - A2 SELECTION
    23 - A2.1 Fabric height
    23 - A2.2 Wire coating
    23 - A2.3 Service duty
    23 - A2.4 Pipe grades and tables
    23 - A2.5 Design options
    25 - APPENDIX B - SPECIFICATIONS AND TABLES FOR CLASS 1 (MEDIUM QUALITY) PIPES
    25 - B1 GENERAL
    25 - B2 APPLICATION
    25 - B3 PERFORMANCE (STRENGTH AND STIFFNESS)
    28 - APPENDIX C - SPECIFICATIONS AND TABLES FOR CLASS 2 (MEDIUM/LIGHT QUALITY) PIPES
    28 - C1 GENERAL
    28 - C2 APPLICATION
    28 - C3 PERFORMANCE (STRENGTH AND STIFFNESS)
    31 - APPENDIX D - SPECIFICATIONS AND TABLES FOR CLASS 3 (MEDIUM/EXTRA LIGHT QUALITY) PIPES
    31 - D1 GENERAL
    31 - D2 APPLICATION
    31 - D3 PERFORMANCE (STRENGTH AND STIFFNESS)
    34 - APPENDIX E - DETAILS OF GATE FRAMES
    36 - APPENDIX F - DETAILS OF GALVANIZED BASEPLATES
    40 - APPENDIX G - OPTIONAL DIAGONAL BRACE STAYS
    43 - APPENDIX H - FENCE AND GATE-TYPE1ŒR-L/P-T RAIL-LESS/PLAIN TOP
    51 - APPENDIX I - FENCE AND GATE-TYPE 1-R-L/B-T RAIL-LESS/3 BARBED TOP
    59 - APPENDIX J - FENCE AND GATE-TYPE 2-T-B/P-T TOP AND BOTTOM RAILS/PLAIN TOP
    67 - APPENDIX K - FENCE AND GATE-TYPE 2-T-B/B-T TOP AND BOTTOM RAILS 3 BARBED TOP

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    This Standard specifies requirements for chain link fabric security fencing and gates available in a range of alternative standards and combinations, with options for fence height fabric, wire coatings, wire service duty, pipe grades and tables, and types of security fencing design options, depending on agreement between purchaser and manufacture to suit the circumstances of site security. Purchasers need to carefully consider, select and nominate their preference for each component. NOTE: Appendix A provides purchasing guidelines which will help the purchasers to establish fence requirements suitable for their site application.

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    Committee CE-008
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 1725-1975.Second edition 2003. First published as AS 1725-1975. Second edition 2003.

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    AS 4506-2005 Metal finishing - Thermoset powder coatings
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    AS 2700-1996 Colour Standards for general purposes - Swatches
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    AS/NZS 4506:1998 Metal finishing - Thermoset powder coatings
    AS/NZS 4792:2006 Hot-dip galvanized (zinc) coatings on ferrous hollow sections, applied by a continuous or a specialized process (Reconfirmed 2017)
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