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  • AS 4041-1998

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    Pressure piping

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    Superseded date:  18-02-2021

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    Published date:  01-01-1998

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies minimum requirements for the materials, design, fabrication, testing, inspection, reports and pre-commissioning of piping subject to internal pressure or external pressure or both. Specific requirements are given for piping constructed of carbon, carbon-manganese, low alloy and high alloy steels, ductile and cast iron, as well as copper, aluminium, nickel, titanium and alloys of these materials. General requirements and reference to Standards for non-metallic piping are included. A method for Standard piping design without the need for calculations is given in Appendix T.

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    This Standard sets out minimum requirements for the materials, design, fabrication, testing, inspection, reports and pre-commissioning of piping subject to internal pressure or external pressure or both. Specific requirements are given for piping constructed of carbon, carbon-manganese, low alloy and high alloy steels, ductile and cast iron, copper, aluminium, nickel, titanium and alloys of these materials. General requirements and reference to Standards for non-metallic piping are included.
    Piping complying with BS 806, ANSI/ASME B31.1, ANSI/ASME B31.3 and ANSI/ASME B31.5 are deemed to meet the requirements of this Standard (see Clause 1.6). This Standard applies specifically to pressure piping, i.e. piping which may present a significant risk of injury to people, property or the environment owing to hazards arising from-(a) the effects of pressure, either as a result of internal pressure causing an explosion or projectile, or as a result of external pressure causing buckling and collapse; (b) release of contents which are lethal, toxic, harmful to human tissue (e.g. hot, cold, corrosive) flammable, combustible or are otherwise hazardous; or (c) release of contents which directly or indirectly result in injury or damage e.g. piping for pollutants, fire-fighting purposes or cooling purposes.
    This Standard is intended to apply to the following piping except when varied by the relevant Standard: (i) Piping for land steam boilers, prime-movers, refrigerant and other industrial plant except where the piping forms an integral part of a boiler or pressure vessel and the requirements of AS 1210 or AS 1228 apply.
    (ii) Hydraulic piping, water piping (including feed water piping), process piping, hot water piping exceeding 99°C and water piping forming part of a fire protection system (see AS 3689 and AS 4118). See also Items (A) to (G) of this Clause.
    (iii) Piping within boundaries of chemical manufacturing or processing installations, petroleum refineries, petrochemical plant, gas process plant, refinery tank farms, terminals and bulk handling plants.
    (iv) Oil fuel piping within the scope of AS 1375, AS 1692 and AS 1940. (v) Liquefied petroleum gas piping within the scope of AS 1596. (vi) Anhydrous ammonia within the scope of AS 2022.
    (vii) Low-temperature and refrigeration piping within the scope of AS 1677. (viii) Piping for road tank vehicles within the scope of AS 2809.
    (ix) Compressed air piping, the design pressure of which exceeds 70 kPa (internal) or 32 kPa (external).
    (x) Piping for low pressure gas systems complying with AG 601.
    (xi) Other piping covered by Standards Australia Standards which require compliance with this Standard.
    This Standard may be applied beyond the limits of application of Items (i) to (xi) where specified by the purchaser. Unless suitably referenced this Standard is not intended to apply to the following:
    (A) Gas and liquid petroleum pipelines covered by AS 2885.
    (B) Gas distribution pipelines covered by AS 1697 for Australia or NZS 5258 for New Zealand.
    (C) Liquid hydrocarbon pipelines with operating pressure less than 2 MPa which are covered by AS 2018.
    (D) Piping on shipping and aircraft.
    (E) Piping used for roof or floor drains, plumbing services, sewers, domestic water and gas reticulation, and low pressure ventilation ducting.
    (F) Mineral slurry pipelines which are covered by ANSI/ASME B31.11.
    (G) Nuclear piping.

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    Committee ME-001
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    First published in part as part of AS B65-1943 (being endorsement of BS 806-1954 with Amendments).
    Second edition 1955 (being endorsement of BS 806:1954 with Amendments).
    AS CB15 first published 1959.
    AS B65-1955 revised and redesignated in part as AS CB18.1-1967.
    AS CB15-1959 revised and redesignated AS CB15.1-1970 and AS CB15.3-1967.
    AS CB18.1 Int1 first published 1971.
    AS 1135 first published 1973.
    AS CB15.1-1970, AS CB15.3-1967, AS CB18.1-1967, AS CB18.1 Int1-1971 and AS 1135-1973 revised, amalgamated and redesignated AS 4041-1992.
    Second edition 1998. First published in part as part of AS B65-1943 (being endorsement of BS 806-1954 with Amendments). Second edition 1955 (being endorsement of BS 806:1954 with Amendments). AS CB15 first published 1959. AS B65-1955 revised and redesignated in part as AS CB18.1-1967. AS CB15-1959 revised and redesignated AS CB15.1-1970 and AS CB15.3-1967. AS CB18.1 Int1 first published 1971. AS 1135 first published 1973. AS CB15.1-1970, AS CB15.3-1967, AS CB18.1-1967, AS CB18.1 Int1-1971 and AS 1135-1973 revised, amalgamated and redesignated AS 4041-1992. Second edition 1998.

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    AS/NZS 1596:2002 The storage and handling of LP Gas
    AS 4343-1999 Pressure equipment - Hazard levels
    AS 3873-1995 Pressure equipment - Operation and maintenance
    AS 2885.2-2002 Pipelines - Gas and liquid petroleum - Welding
    AS 2896-1998 Medical gas systems - Installation and testing of non-flammable medical gas pipeline systems
    AS/NZS 3992:1998 Pressure equipment - Welding and brazing qualification
    AS 2593-2004 Boilers - Safety management and supervision systems (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 3892-2001 Pressure equipment - Installation (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 5601-2004 Gas installations
    AS 3795-1996 Copper alloy tubes for plumbing and drainage applications
    AS 1410-2003 Sterilizers - Steam - Pre-vacuum
    AS 5047-2005 Hydraulic shoring and trench lining equipment
    AS 1796-2001 Certification of welders and welding supervisors
    AS/NZS 1200:2000 Pressure equipment
    AS 4037-1992 Boilers and pressure vessels - Examination and testing
    AS 1796-1993 Certification of welders and welding supervisors
    AS 2809.6-2001 Road tank vehicles for dangerous goods - Tankers for cryogenic liquids
    AS 4214.6-1998 Gaseous fire extinguishing systems - FE-13 (HFC-23) total flooding systems
    AS 1697-2005 Installation and maintenance of steel pipe systems for gas
    AS 4728-2005 Electric resistance welded steel pipe for pressure purposes
    AS/NZS 1677.2:1998 Refrigerating systems - Safety requirements for fixed applications
    AS 2885.1-1997 Pipelines - Gas and liquid petroleum - Design and construction
    AS 1894-1997 The storage and handling of non-flammable cryogenic and refrigerated liquids (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS 1418.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches General requirements
    AS 1940-2004 The storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids
    AS 4214.2-1995 Gaseous fire extinguishing systems - Inergen (IG-541) total flooding systems
    AS 4587-1999 Water mist fire protection systems - System design, installation and commissioning
    AS 4118.1.1-1996 Fire sprinkler systems Components - Sprinklers and sprayers
    AS 1418.15-1994 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - Concrete placing equipment
    AS/NZS 2022:2003 Anhydrous ammonia - Storage and handling
    AS 2118.9-1995 Automatic fire sprinkler systems Piping support and installation
    AS 2514-1999 Drying cabinets for medical equipment
    AS/NZS 1200:1994 Pressure equipment
    AS 1228-1997 Pressure equipment - Boilers
    AS/NZS 3518:2004 Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) compounds, pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    AS 1572-1998 Copper and copper alloys - Seamless tubes for engineering purposes (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 4214.5-1995 Gaseous fire extinguishing systems - NAF S-III (HCFC Blend A) Total flooding systems
    AS/NZS 3788:1996 Pressure equipment - In-service inspection
    AS 1569-1998 Copper and copper alloys - Seamless tubes for heat exchangers (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 4037-1999 Pressure equipment - Examination and testing (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 1596:1997 Storage and handling of LP Gas
    AS 1432-1996 Copper tubes for plumbing, gasfitting and drainage applications
    AS/NZS 4129:2000 Fittings for polyethylene (PE) pipes for pressure applications
    AS/NZS 4129:2000 Fittings for polyethylene (PE) pipes for pressure applications
    AS 3873-2001 Pressure equipment - Operation and maintenance
    AS 4214.4-1995 Gaseous fire extinguishing systems - FM-200 (HFC-227ea) Systems
    AS 3920.1-1993 Assurance of product quality - Pressure equipment manufacture
    AS 4214.7-1998 Gaseous fire extinguishing systems - Triodide (FIC-13I1) total flooding systems
    AS 2809.3-1999 Road tank vehicles for dangerous goods - Tankers for compressed liquefiable gases
    AS 1271-1997 Safety valves, other valves, liquid level gauges, and other fittings for boilers and unfired pressure vessels
    AS/NZS 3788:2006 Pressure equipment - In-service inspection
    AS 5034-2005 Installation and use of inert gases for beverage dispensing
    AS 1432-2004 Copper tubes for plumbing, gasfitting and drainage applications
    AS 1210-1997 Pressure vessels
    AS 4343-2005 Pressure equipment - Hazard levels
    AS/NZS 4129(INT):1997 Fittings for polyethylene (PE) pipes for pressure applications
    AS/NZS 2927:2001 The storage and handling of liquefied chlorine gas
    AS 1271-2003 Safety valves, other valves, liquid level gauges and other fittings for boilers and unfired pressure vessels
    AS 4214.3-1995 Gaseous fire extinguishing systems - Carbon dioxide systems
    AS 2419.1-1994 Fire hydrant installations - System design, installation and commissioning
    AS 4458-1997 Pressure equipment - Manufacture (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1418.8-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches - Special purpose appliances
    AS 4118.2.1-1995 Fire sprinkler systems Piping - General (Reconfirmed 2013)
    AS/NZS 2566.2:2002 Buried flexible pipelines Installation
    AS 1418.1-1994 Cranes (including hoists and winches) - General requirements
    AS/NZS 4081:2001 The storage and handling of liquid and liquefied polyfunctional isocyanates (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS/NZS 3788:2001 Pressure equipment - In-service inspection
    AS 4214-2002 Gaseous fire extinguishing systems
    AS 4214.1-1995 Gaseous fire extinguishing systems - General requirements
    AS 3892-1995 Pressure equipment - Installation
    AS/NZS 2229:2004 Fuel dispensing equipment for explosive atmospheres
    AS 2419.1-2005 Fire hydrant installations System design, installation and commissioning
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