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    Safety glazing materials in buildings

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    Published date:  01-01-1996

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 2208:1996 SAFETY GLAZING MATERIALS IN BUILDINGS
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - FOREWORD
    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 Drop height
    8 - 1.4.2 Heat-strengthened glass
    8 - 1.4.3 Heat-strengthened laminated safety glass
    8 - 1.4.4 Laminated safety glass
    8 - 1.4.5 Liquid-laminated safety glass
    8 - 1.4.6 Safety double (or multiple) glazing unit
    8 - 1.4.7 Safety glazing materials
    8 - 1.4.8 Safety organic-backed mirror
    8 - 1.4.9 Safety organic-coated glass
    8 - 1.4.10 Safety plastic glazing material
    9 - 1.4.11 Safety wired glass
    9 - 1.4.12 Toughened laminated safety glass
    9 - 1.4.13 Toughened safety glass
    9 - 1.5 TESTING
    9 - 1.6 CLASSIFICATION
    9 - 1.7 MARKING
    10 - 1.8 VENTS
    11 - SECTION 2 DIMENSIONAL SPECIFICATIONS
    11 - 2.1 GENERAL
    11 - 2.2 THICKNESS REQUIREMENTS
    11 - 2.2.1 General
    11 - 2.2.2 Standard nominal thickness of safety glass
    11 - 2.2.3 Non-standard thickness of glazing material
    13 - 2.3 SIZE TOLERANCE REQUIREMENTS
    13 - 2.4 SQUARENESS OF RECTANGULAR PANELS-REQUIREMENTS
    14 - 2.5 FLATNESS REQUIREMENTS
    14 - 2.6 EDGEWORK
    15 - SECTION 3 TEST REQUIREMENTS
    15 - 3.1 GENERAL
    15 - 3.2 IMPACT TEST
    15 - 3.2.1 Test specimens
    15 - 3.2.2 Orientation of test specimens
    15 - 3.2.3 Testing and classification
    16 - 3.3 FRAGMENTATION TEST
    16 - 3.4 BOIL TEST
    17 - 3.5 WEATHERING TEST
    17 - 3.5.1 Safety organic-coated glass
    17 - 3.5.2 Safety plastics
    17 - 3.6 AGEING TEST
    18 - APPENDIX A - MEANS FOR DEMONSTRATING COMPLIANCE WITH THIS STANDARD
    18 - A1 SCOPE
    18 - A2 STATISTICAL SAMPLING
    18 - A3 PRODUCT CERTIFICATION
    18 - A4 SUPPLIER'S QUALITY SYSTEM
    19 - A5 OTHER MEANS OF ASSESSMENT
    20 - APPENDIX B - NOTES ON SAFE PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND HUMAN DYNAMICS DATA
    20 - B1 SAFE PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
    20 - B2 DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN DYNAMICS DATA CHART
    22 - APPENDIX C - DETERMINATION OF THICKNESS
    22 - C1 SCOPE
    22 - C2 PRINCIPLE
    22 - C3 APPARATUS
    22 - C4 PROCEDURE
    22 - C5 TEST REPORT
    22 - C6 INTERPRETATION
    23 - APPENDIX D - IMPACT TEST
    23 - D1 SCOPE
    23 - D2 PRINCIPLE
    23 - D3 APPARATUS
    23 - D4 SAMPLES AND SAMPLE PREPARATION
    23 - D4.1 Sampling
    23 - D4.2 Specimen size
    23 - D4.3 Conditioning
    23 - D6 PROCEDURE
    24 - D7 REPORT
    30 - APPENDIX E - FRAGMENTATION TEST
    30 - E1 SCOPE
    30 - E2 APPARATUS
    30 - E3 PRINCIPLE
    30 - E4 SAMPLES
    30 - E5 PROCEDURE
    31 - E6 TEST REPORT
    32 - APPENDIX F - BOIL TEST
    32 - F1 SCOPE
    32 - F2 PRINCIPLE
    32 - F3 APPARATUS
    32 - F4 SAMPLES
    32 - F5 PROCEDURE
    32 - F6 TEST REPORT
    33 - APPENDIX G - WEATHERING TEST
    33 - G1 SCOPE
    33 - G2 PRINCIPLE
    33 - G3 APPARATUS
    33 - G4 SAMPLE AND SAMPLE PREPARATION
    33 - G4.1 Sampling
    33 - G4.2 Size of specimen
    33 - G4.3 Conditioning
    33 - G5 PROCEDURE
    33 - G5.1 General
    33 - G5.2 Unexposed specimens
    34 - G5.3 Exposed specimens
    34 - G6 TEST REPORT
    35 - APPENDIX H - AGEING TEST
    35 - H1 SCOPE
    35 - H2 PRINCIPLE
    35 - H3 APPARATUS
    35 - H4 SAMPLE AND SAMPLE PREPARATION
    35 - H4.1 Sampling
    35 - H4.2 Size of specimen
    35 - H5 PROCEDURE
    35 - H5.1 Unexposed specimens
    35 - H5.2 Exposed specimens
    35 - H6 TEST REPORT
    36 - APPENDIX I - UNIFORMITY/SURFACE COMPRESSION
    36 - I1 SCOPE
    36 - I2 PRINCIPLE
    36 - I3 APPARATUS
    36 - I4 PROCEDURE
    36 - I5 TEST REPORT

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies the functional properties of various safety glazing materials, including toughened glass, laminated glass, wired glass, organic-coated glass and plastic. Two grades are covered, with different impact performance levels. Other requirements include size tolerances, weathering and ageing performance. Test methods are given in some appendices, while others deal with sampling, acceptance procedures and notes on safe performance criteria and human dynamics data.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard sets out test requirements for classification of safety glazing materials for use in buildings. The test requirements for the different glazing materials are designed to promote safety and to reduce or minimize the likelihood of cutting and piercing injuries from human impact.NOTES:1 Alternative methods for determining compliance with this Standard are given in Appendix A.2 This Standard is not intended to restrict the use of materials or methods of test not specified herein where such materials or methods of test can be demonstrated to be the equal of, or superior to, those specified.3 Notes on safe performance criteria and human dynamics data are given in Appendix B.4 This Standard identifies safety glazing marking requirements.This Standard applies to all safety glazing materials for use as required by AS 1288.

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    Committee BD-007
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note The electronic copy of this Standard incorporates Amendment 1, the hardcopy edition has Amendment 1 attached. Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Amendment 1 to AS/NZS 2208:1996 see DR 97291 First published as AS 2208-1978.Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 2208:1996. First published as AS 2208-1978. Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 2208:1996.

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

    AS 1288-2006 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation
    AS 1399-1990 Guide to AS 1199 - Sampling procedures and tables for inspection by attributes
    HB 18.28-2005 Conformity assessment - Guidance on a third-party certification system for products
    AS 1288-1994 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation
    AS/NZS ISO 9000.1:1994 Quality management and quality assurance standards Guidelines for selection and use
    AS 2193-2005 Calibration and classification of force-measuring systems (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 1199-1988 Sampling procedures and tables for inspection by attributes
    AS/NZS ISO 9004.1:1994 Quality management and quality system elements Guidelines
    AS 2193-1978 Methods for calibration and grading of force-measuring systems of testing machines
    ISO 12540:2017 Glass in building Tempered soda lime silicate safety glass
    AS 1599-1988 Pressure sensitive adhesive packaging tapes
    DIN EN ISO 12543-2:2011-12 Glass in building - Laminated glass and laminated safety glass - Part 2: Laminated safety glass (ISO 12543-2:2011)
    BS EN ISO 12543-2:2011 (published 2011-08) Glass in building. Laminated glass and laminated safety glass Laminated safety glass
    ISO 12543-2:2011 Glass in building Laminated glass and laminated safety glass Part 2: Laminated safety glass
    CSA Z8000 : 2011 : R2016 CANADIAN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
    CSA Z8000 : 2011 CANADIAN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
    CSA Z8000 : 2011 : INC : UPD 1 : 2013 CANADIAN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
    I.S. EN ISO 12543-2:2011 GLASS IN BUILDING - LAMINATED GLASS AND LAMINATED SAFETY GLASS - PART 2: LAMINATED SAFETY GLASS
    EN ISO 12543-2:2011 GLASS IN BUILDING - LAMINATED GLASS AND LAMINATED SAFETY GLASS - PART 2: LAMINATED SAFETY GLASS
    UNI EN ISO 12543-2 : 2011 GLASS IN BUILDING - LAMINATED GLASS AND LAMINATED SAFETY GLASS - PART 2: LAMINATED SAFETY GLASS

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