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    Road tank vehicles for dangerous goods - Road tank vehicles for compressed liquefied gases

    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    Superseded date:  30-06-2017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:  01-01-2008

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 2809.3-2008 ROAD TANK VEHICLES FOR DANGEROUS GOODS - ROAD TANK VEHICLES FOR COMPRESSED LIQUEFIED GASES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 OBJECTIVE
    6 - 1.3 APPLICATION
    6 - 1.4 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 1.5 DEFINITIONS
    6 - 1.6 NEW DESIGNS AND INNOVATIONS
    7 - SECTION 2 TANKS, ACCESSORIES AND COMPONENTS
    7 - 2.1 GENERAL
    7 - 2.1.1 Tank design
    7 - 2.1.2 Components required
    8 - 2.1.3 Suitability
    8 - 2.1.4 Valve materials
    9 - 2.1.5 Tanker loading connections
    9 - 2.2 PROTECTION AGAINST ESCAPE OF CARGO
    9 - 2.2.1 Valving
    9 - 2.2.2 Pipeline shut-off valve
    9 - 2.2.3 Outlet protection
    9 - 2.2.4 Control of quick-closing valves
    10 - 2.2.5 Selection of excess-flow valves
    10 - 2.2.6 Installation of excess-flow valves
    10 - 2.3 SAFETY VALVES
    10 - 2.3.1 Provision of safety valves
    10 - 2.3.2 Installation
    10 - 2.3.3 Hydrostatic relief valves
    10 - 2.4 MANUAL SHUT-OFF VALVES
    11 - 2.5 DISCHARGE PROVISION
    11 - 2.6 VEHICLE CABLING AND ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
    11 - 2.6.1 Application
    11 - 2.6.2 Protection of wiring
    11 - 2.6.3 Hazardous locations
    11 - 2.6.4 Cabling to hazardous areas of Zone 2
    12 - 2.6.5 Cabling to hazardous areas of Zone 1
    12 - 2.6.6 Sparking equipment
    12 - 2.6.7 Electrical bonding
    12 - 2.6.8 Earthing point
    14 - 2.7 PIPEWORK AND PIPE FITTINGS
    14 - 2.7.1 Design
    14 - 2.7.2 Joints
    14 - 2.7.3 Testing of pipework
    14 - 2.7.4 Flexible pipe connections
    15 - 2.7.5 Bleed valves
    15 - 2.8 CONTENTS GAUGE
    15 - 2.8.1 General
    15 - 2.8.2 Location
    15 - 2.8.3 Gauge bleed hole
    15 - 2.8.4 Marking
    15 - 2.9 GAUGES
    15 - 2.9.1 Pressure gauge
    16 - 2.9.2 Temperature gauge
    16 - 2.10 PUMPS AND COMPRESSORS
    16 - 2.10.1 Suitability
    16 - 2.10.2 Pressure limitation
    16 - 2.10.3 Pumps
    16 - 2.10.4 Compressors
    16 - 2.10.5 Location of controls
    16 - 2.11 TRANSFER HOSES AND HOSE COUPLINGS
    16 - 2.11.1 Transfer hose
    17 - 2.11.2 Hose assembly testing
    17 - 2.11.3 Protection of hoses
    17 - 2.12 TANK IDENTIFICATION
    18 - SECTION 3 FLAMMABLE GASES
    18 - 3.1 VALVES
    18 - 3.2 PUMPS
    18 - 3.3 TRANSFER HOSE
    18 - 3.4 TRANSFER HOSE COUPLINGS
    18 - 3.5 TANKER TRANSFER PROTECTION
    19 - SECTION 4 ANHYDROUS AMMONIA ROAD TANK VEHICLES
    19 - 4.1 VALVE MATERIAL
    19 - 4.2 TRANSFER HOSE
    19 - 4.3 TRANSFER HOSE COUPLING
    19 - 4.4 TEMPERATURE GAUGE
    19 - 4.5 IGNITION SOURCE AND HOT WORK
    20 - SECTION 5 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE
    21 - APPENDIX A - REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    22 - APPENDIX B - CALCULATION OF AGGREGATE DISCHARGE CAPACITY FOR SAFETY VALVES

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Provides requirements for the design, construction, inspection and testing of road tank vehicles intended for the transport of compressed liquefied gases. This Standard is intended to be used in conjunction with AS 2809.1.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies requirements for the design, construction and inspection and testing of road tank vehicles for the transport of specifically listed (see Table 2.1) compressed liquefied gases by road. This Standard is complementary to AS 2809.1.

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    Committee ME-057
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as part of AS 2090.2-1979 and AS 2090.3-1979.AS 2090.2-1979 and AS 2090.3-1979 revised, amalgamated and redesignated AS 2809.3-1985.Second edition 1999.Third edition 2008. Originated as part of AS 2090.2-1979 and AS 2090.3-1979. Previous edition AS 2809.3-1999. Third edition 2008.

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

    AS 1210 SUPP 2-1999 Pressure vessels - Cold-stretched austenitic stainless steel vessels (Supplement to AS 1210-1997)
    AS 1210 SUPP 1-1990 Unfired Pressure Vessels - Advanced design and construction (Supplement to AS 1210-1997)
    AS 2212-1979 Elastomeric hose and hose assemblies for transferring anhydrous ammonia
    AS 1210-1997 Pressure vessels
    AS/NZS 2053.2:2001 Conduits and fittings for electrical installations Rigid plain conduits and fittings of insulating material
    AS/NZS 3788:2006 Pressure equipment - In-service inspection
    AS 1271-2003 Safety valves, other valves, liquid level gauges and other fittings for boilers and unfired pressure vessels
    AS/NZS 2053.1:2001 Conduits and fittings for electrical installations General requirements
    AS/NZS 2022:2003 Anhydrous ammonia - Storage and handling
    AS 1349-1986 Bourdon tube pressure and vacuum gauges (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2809.1-2008 Road tank vehicles for dangerous goods - General requirements for all road tank vehicles
    AS/NZS 1020:1995 The control of undesirable static electricity
    AS 4041-2006 Pressure piping
    AS D26-1972 Tube fittings with dryseal American standard taper pipe and unified threads for automotive and industrial use (imperial units) (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 60079.15:2006 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Construction, test and marking of type of protection, n electrical apparatus
    AS/NZS 2053.7:2002 Conduits and fittings for electrical installations Rigid metal conduits and fittings
    AS/NZS 1869:1996 Hose and hose assemblies for liquefied petroleum gases (LP Gas), natural gas and town gas
    AS 1796-2001 Certification of welders and welding supervisors (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 1200:2000 Pressure equipment
    AS/NZS 1596:2002 The storage and handling of LP Gas

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

    AS 2809.1-2008 Road tank vehicles for dangerous goods - General requirements for all road tank vehicles
    AS 1210-2010 Pressure vessels (Reconfirmed 2021)
    SA HB 148:2016 LP Gas leak identification and assessment of in-service road tankers
    AS/NZS 60079.10.1:2009 Explosive atmospheres Classification of areas - Explosive gas atmospheres (IEC 60079-10-1, Ed.1.0(2008) MOD)
    AS/NZS 1596:2008 The storage and handling of LP Gas
    AS 2809.4:2017 Road tank vehicles for dangerous goods Tankers for toxic and corrosive cargoes
    AS/NZS 1596:2014 The storage and handling of LP Gas
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