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    Valves for compressed gas cylinders Specifications, type testing, and manufacturing tests and inspections

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  24-02-2006

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies requirements for design, construction and manufacture, type testing and marking for valves intended to be fitted to gas cylinders which convey compressed, liquefied or dissolved gases.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for valve design, construction and manufacturing, type testing and marking.This Standard applies to valves intended to be fitted to gas cylinders which convey compressed, liquefied or dissolved gases.This Standard does not apply to valves for cryogenic equipment, fire extinguishers, or those with self-closing action.Additional specific requirements for valves fitted with devices, e.g. pressure-reducing, residual pressure-retaining and non-return mechanisms, are not covered by this Standard.NOTE: Correspondence between this Standard and ISO10297 is given in AppendixC.

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    Committee ME-002
    Development Note New PDF incorporating Amendment 1.
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 07/07/2017.This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2017 and remains current in New Zealand. Reconfirmation Notice 07/07/2017
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    First published as AS B240-1966.AS CB4 Interpretation 11 first published 1977.AS B240-1966 and AS CB4 Interpretation 11-1977 revised, amalgamated and redesignated AS 2473-1981.Second edition 1985.Third edition 1990.Fourth edition 1996.Revised in part and redesignated as AS2473.1-2006.Reconfirmed 2017. Originated as part of AS B240-1966. Previous edition part of AS 2473-1996. Revised in part and redesignated as AS 2473.1-2006. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (October 2020).

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    AS 2030.1-1999 The verification, filling, inspection, testing and maintenance of cylinders for storage and transport of compressed gases - Cylinders for compressed gases other than acetylene
    AS 2473.3-2004 Valves for compressed gas cylinders - Outlet connections for medical gases (including pin-indexed yoke connections)
    AS 2613-2005 Safety devices for gas cylinders
    AS 3840.1-1998 Pressure regulators for use with medical gases Pressure regulators and pressure regulators with flow-metering devices (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 4955.2-2003 Transportable gas cylinders - Compatibility of cylinder and valve materials with gas contents Non-metallic materials (ISO 11114-2:2000, MOD)
    AS 4955.1-2003 Transportable gas cylinders - Compatibility of cylinder and valve materials with gas contents Metallic materials
    AS 4955.3-2003 Transportable gas cylinders - Compatibility of cylinder and valve materials with gas contents Autogenous ignition test in oxygen atmosphere
    PD ISO/TR 11364:2012 GAS CYLINDERS - COMPILATION OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL VALVE STEM/GAS CYLINDER NECK THREADS AND THEIR IDENTIFICATION AND MARKING SYSTEM
    ISO/TR 11364:2012 Gas cylinders Compilation of national and international valve stem/gas cylinder neck threads and their identification and marking system

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    AS/NZS 3580.2.2:2009 Methods for sampling and analysis of ambient air - Part 2.2: Preparaton of reference test atmospheres - Compressed gas method
    AS 5062:2016 Fire protection for mobile and transportable equipment
    AS/NZS 2243.6:2010 Safety in laboratories Plant and equipment aspects
    AS/NZS 1425:2013 LP Gas fuel systems for vehicle engines
    AS 2473.3-2007 Valves for compressed gas cylinders Outlet connections for medical gases (including pin-indexed yoke connections)
    AS 4617:2018 Manually operated gas valves
    AS/NZS 2739:2009 Natural gas (NG) fuel systems for vehicle engines
    AS 2473.2-2007 Valves for compressed gas cylinders - Outlet connections (threaded) and stem (inlet) threads
    AS 2030.1-2009 Gas cylinders General requirements
    AS 5092-2009 CNG refuelling stations
    AS 5062-2006 Fire protection for mobile and transportable equipment
    AS/NZS 1425:2007 LP Gas fuel systems for vehicle engines
    AS 4214:2018 Gaseous fire-extinguishing systems
    AS/NZS 1841.6:2007 Portable fire extinguishers Specific requirements for carbon dioxide type extinguishers (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS/NZS 1596:2008 The storage and handling of LP Gas
    AS/NZS 3580.2.2:2016 Methods for sampling and analysis of ambient air Preparation of reference test atmospheres - Compressed gas method
    AS 4983-2010 Gas fuel systems for forklifts and industrial engines
    AS 2030.5-2009 Gas cylinders Filling, inspection and testing of refillable cylinders
    AS/NZS 1596:2014 The storage and handling of LP Gas
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