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    Plastics pipes and fittings for gas reticulation - Polyamide compounds

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    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  31-12-2007

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 2943-2007 PLASTICS PIPES AND FITTINGS FOR GAS RETICULATION-POLYAMIDE COMPOUNDS
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - 1 SCOPE
    6 - 2 APPLICATION
    6 - 3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 4 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 4.1 Hoop stress
    7 - 4.2 Long-term hydrostatic strength
    7 - 4.3 Hydrostatic design strength
    7 - 4.4 Quality control test
    7 - 4.5 Test station
    7 - 5 COMPOSITION
    7 - 5.1 Density
    7 - 5.2 Moisture content
    7 - 5.3 Viscosity number
    7 - 5.4 Melting point
    7 - 5.5 Additives
    7 - 5.5.1 Antioxidants and ultraviolet stabilizers
    8 - 5.5.2 Pigments
    8 - 5.5.3 Dispersion of ingredients
    8 - 6 TEST REQUIREMENTS
    8 - 6.1 Weathering resistance
    8 - 6.2 Lower prediction limit of the predicted hydrostatic strength (σLPL)
    8 - 6.3 Resistance to internal pressure at elevated temperatures
    8 - 6.4 Chemical resistance
    8 - 6.5 Heat ageing
    8 - 6.6 Zinc chloride resistance
    9 - 7 MARKING
    10 - APPENDIX A - MEANS FOR DEMONSTRATING COMPLIANCE WITH THIS STANDARD
    10 - A1 SCOPE
    10 - A2 RELEVANCE
    10 - A3 DEFINITIONS
    10 - A3.1 Acceptable quality level (AQL)
    10 - A3.2 Batch
    10 - A3.3 Batch release test (BRT)
    10 - A3.4 Inspection level
    10 - A3.5 Lot
    10 - A3.6 Process verification test (PVT)
    10 - A3.7 Sample
    11 - A3.8 Sampling plan
    11 - A3.9 Type test (TT)
    11 - A4 PRODUCT CERTIFICATION
    11 - A5 MINIMUM SAMPLING AND TESTING FREQUENCY PLAN
    11 - A5.1 General
    11 - A5.2 Retesting
    11 - A5.3 Rejection after test
    12 - A6 TYPE TESTING FOR RE-EVALUATION
    12 - A6.1 Change in material/compound
    12 - A6.2 New Compound
    12 - A6.3 Change to requirements of Paragraphs A6.1(b), A6.1(c)(ii), A6.1(d)(ii), or A6.1(d)(iii)
    15 - APPENDIX B - METHOD FOR DETERMINING MELTING POINT
    15 - B1 SCOPE
    15 - B2 PRINCIPLE
    15 - B3 APPARATUS
    15 - B4 TEST SPECIMEN
    15 - B5 PROCEDURE
    15 - B6 REPORT
    16 - APPENDIX C - METHOD FOR DETERMINING CHEMICAL RESISTANCE
    16 - C1 SCOPE
    16 - C2 PRINCIPLE
    16 - C3 REAGENTS AND CONTROL FLUIDS
    16 - C3.1 Methanol
    16 - C3.2 Pentane
    16 - C3.3 Tetrahydrothiophene (70%) and tert-butyl mercaptan (30%)
    16 - C3.4 Hydrocarbon mixture
    16 - C3.5 Control fluids
    17 - C4 PREPARATION OF TEST SPECIMENS
    17 - C5 CONDITIONING OF TEST SPECIMENS AND REAGENTS
    17 - C6 PROCEDURE
    17 - C7 REPORT
    18 - APPENDIX D - METHOD FOR DETERMINING RESISTANCE TO HEAT AGEING
    18 - D1 SCOPE
    18 - D2 PRINCIPLE
    18 - D3 APPARATUS
    18 - D4 TESTSPECIMENS
    18 - D5 HOOP STRESS AT BURST
    18 - D6 BOILING WATER TEST
    18 - D7 HOT AIR OVEN TEST
    19 - D8 REPORT
    20 - APPENDIX E - METHOD FOR DETERMINING RESISTANCE TO ZINC CHLORIDE
    20 - E1 SCOPE
    20 - E2 PRINCIPLE
    20 - E3 APPARATUS
    20 - E4 TEST SPECIMENS
    20 - E5 CONDITIONING OF TEST SPECIMENS
    20 - E6 PROCEDURE
    21 - E7 REPORT
    22 - APPENDIX F - METHOD FOR DETERMINING HOOP STRESS AT BURST
    22 - F1 SCOPE
    22 - F2 PRINCIPLE
    22 - F3 APPARATUS
    22 - F4 PREPARATION OF TEST SPECIMENS
    22 - F5 PROCEDURE
    23 - F6 REPORT

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies requirements for polyamide 11 (PA 11) and 12 (PA 12) compounds suitable for making polyamide pipe and fittings for gas reticulation.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies requirements for polyamide 11 (PA 11) and 12 (PA 12) compounds suitable for making polyamide pipe and fittings for gas reticulation.NOTE: This Standard does not preclude the use of these materials for other fluid distribution applications.

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    Committee PL-021
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Originated as AS 2943-1987.
    Second edition 2007. Originated as AS 2943-1987. Second edition 2007. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (November 2018).

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

    11/30248330 DC : 0 BS ISO 17467-1 - PLASTICS PIPING SYSTEMS FOR THE SUPPLY OF GASEOUS FUELS - UNPLASTICIZED POLYAMIDE (PA-U) PIPING SYSTEMS JOINTED BY SOLVENT CEMENT - PART 1: GENERAL
    BS ISO 17467-1 : 2012 PLASTICS PIPING SYSTEMS FOR THE SUPPLY OF GASEOUS FUELS - UNPLASTICIZED POLYAMIDE (PA-U) PIPING SYSTEMS JOINTED BY SOLVENT CEMENT - PART 1: GENERAL
    AS/NZS 1462.1:2006 Methods of test for plastics pipes and fittings Method for determining the dimensions of pipes and fittings
    06/30146370 DC : DRAFT SEP 2006 ISO 15439-1 - PLASTICS PIPING SYSTEMS FOR THE SUPPLY OF GASEOUS FUELS FOR MAXIMUM OPERATING PRESSURE UP TO AND INCLUDING 4 BAR - POLYAMIDE (PA) - PART 1: GENERAL
    AS/NZS 1462.26:2003 Methods of test for plastics pipes and fittings Determination of weathering resistance of plastics pipes for external storage (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1462.6:1998 Methods of test for plastics pipes and fittings - Method for hydrostatic pressure testing of pipes
    HB 18.28-2005 Conformity assessment - Guidance on a third-party certification system for products
    AS 1349-1986 Bourdon tube pressure and vacuum gauges (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2700-1996 Colour Standards for general purposes - Swatches
    AS 1199.1-2003 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes Sampling schemes indexed by acceptance quality limit (AQL) for lot-by-lot inspection
    ISO 17467-1:2012 Plastics piping systems for the supply of gaseous fuels Unplasticized polyamide (PA-U) piping systems jointed by solvent cement Part 1: General
    AS/NZS 1462.29:2006 Methods of test for plastics pipes and fittings Plastics piping and ducting systems - Determination of the long-term hydrostatic strength of thermoplastics materials in pipe form by extrapolation (ISO 9080:2003, MOD)
    AS/NZS 1462.28:2003 Methods of test for plastics pipes and fittings Method for the assessment of the degree of pigment or carbon black dispersion in polyolefin pipes, fittings and compounds (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 2944.1-1987 Plastics pipes and fittings for gas reticulation - Polyamide Pipes
    ISO 15439-1:2007 Plastics piping systems for the supply of gaseous fuels for maximum operating pressure up to and including 0,4 MPa (4 bar) Polyamide (PA) Part 1: General

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

    AS 2944.2-2007 Plastics pipes and fittings for gas reticulation Polyamide fittings
    AS/NZS 4645.3:2008 Gas distribution networks Plastics pipe systems
    AS/NZS 4645.3:2018 Gas distribution networks Plastics pipe systems
    AS 2944.1-2007 Plastics pipes and fittings for gas reticulation Polyamide pipes
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