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  • AS/NZS 2785:2000

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    Suspended ceilings - Design and installation

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

    Superseded date:  29-05-2020

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2000

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Sets out minimum requirements for the design, construction, installation, maintenance and testing of internal and external non-trafficable suspended ceiling systems of dry construction with suspension systems attached to a supporting structure, for use in commercial, industrial and residential applications,

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    This Standard sets out the minimum requirements for the design, construction, installation, maintenance and testing of internal and external non-trafficable suspended ceiling systems of dry construction with suspension systems attached to a supporting structure. It is intended for use in commercial, industrial and residential applications. NOTE: Alternative methods for demonstrating compliance with this Standard, such as installation of external ceilings, are described in Appendix A.

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    Committee BD-035
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    First published as AS 2785-1985.Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 2785:2000. First published as AS 2785-1985. Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 2785:2000.

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    AS/NZS 2312:1994 Guide to the protection of iron and steel against exterior atmospheric corrosion
    AS/NZS 1170.1:2002 Structural design actions Permanent, imposed and other actions
    AS/NZS 1530.3:1999 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures Simultaneous determination of ignitability, flame propagation, heat release and smoke release (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2946-1991 Suspended ceilings, recessed luminaires and air diffusers - Interface requirements for physical compatibility
    AS/NZS 2728:1997 Prefinished/prepainted sheet metal products for interior/exterior building applications - Performance requirements
    AS/NZS 1594:2002 Hot-rolled steel flat products
    AS/NZS 1170.2:2002 Structural design actions Wind actions
    AS/NZS 2499:2000 Acoustics - Measurements of sound insulation in buildings and of buildings elements - Laboratory measurement of room-to-room airborne sound insulation of a suspended ceiling with a plenum above it
    AS/NZS 4600:2005 Cold-formed steel structures
    AS 2038-1977 Methods for detecting the susceptibility of austenitic stainless steels to intergranular corrosion
    AS 1449-1994 Wrought alloy steels - Stainless and heat-resisting steel plate, sheet and strip
    AS 1444-2007 Wrought alloy steels - Standard, hardenability (H) series and hardened and tempered to designated mechanical properties (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 1170.2-1989 Minimum design loads on structures (known as the SAA Loading Code) - Wind loads
    AS 1397-2001 Steel sheet and strip - Hot-dipped zinc-coated or aluminium/zinc-coated
    AS/NZS 1573:1995 Copper and copper alloys - Wire for engineering purposes (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 4534:2006 Zinc and zinc/aluminium-alloy coatings on steel wire (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 1789-2003 Electroplated zinc (electrogalvanized) coatings on ferrous articles (batch process) (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 4055-2006 Wind loads for housing
    AS 3715-2002 Metal finishing - Thermoset powder coatings for architectural applications of aluminium and aluminium alloys
    AS/NZS 1866:1997 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Extruded rod, bar, solid and hollow shapes (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 1874-2000 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Ingots and castings (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2105-1992 Inorganic zinc silicate paint
    AS 2728-1984 Prepainted and organic film/metal laminate products - Performance requirements for interior/exterior applications in buildings
    AS 4055-1992 Wind loads for housing
    AS/NZS 1734:1997 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Flat sheet, coiled sheet and plate (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 1595:1998 Cold-rolled, unalloyed, steel sheet and strip (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 1865:1997 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Drawn wire, rod, bar and strip (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 3715-1989 Metal finishing - Thermoset powder coatings for architectural applications
    AS/NZS 4600:1996 Cold-formed steel structures
    AS 1170.1-1989 Minimum design loads on structures (known as the SAA Loading Code) - Dead and live loads and load combinations
    AS 1045-1988 Acoustics - Measurement of sound absorption in a reverberation room
    AS/NZS 1867:1997 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Drawn tubes (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 2848.1-1998 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Compositions and designations Wrought products (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 4506-2005 Metal finishing - Thermoset powder coatings
    AS 1530.4-1997 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures Fire-resistance tests of elements of building construction
    AS 1444-1996 Wrought alloy steels - Standard, hardenability (H) series and hardened and tempered to designated mechanical properties
    AS 1650-1989 Hot-dipped galvanized coatings on ferrous articles
    AS/NZS 3679.1:1996 Structural steel Hot-rolled bars and sections
    AS 2331.3.1-2001 Methods of test for metallic and related coatings Corrosion and related property tests - Neutral salt spray test (NSS test) (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 1170.4-1993 Minimum design loads on structures (known as the SAA Loading Code) - Earthquake loads
    AS 1657-1992 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation
    AS 1720.2-2006 Timber structures Timber properties
    AS/NZS 4534:1998 Zinc and zinc/aluminium-alloy coatings on steel wire
    AS 1170.4-2007 Structural design actions Earthquake actions in Australia (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1789-1984 Electroplated coatings - Zinc on iron or steel
    AS 1791-1986 Chromate conversion coatings - Zinc and cadmium
    AS 1530.4-2005 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures Fire-resistance test of elements of construction
    AS 2331.3.1-1980 Methods of test for metallic and related coatings Corrosion and related property tests - Neutral salt spray (NSS) test
    AS/NZS 1567:1997 Copper and copper alloys - Wrought rods, bars and sections (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS 2841-1986 Galvanized steel wire strand
    AS/NZS 1167.2:1999 Welding and brazing - Filler metals Filler metal for welding
    AS/NZS 2728:2007 Prefinished/prepainted sheet metal products for interior/exterior building applications - Performance requirements
    AS/NZS 2589.1:1997 Gypsum linings in residential and light commercial construction - Application and finishing Gypsum plasterboard
    AS/NZS 2311:2000 Guide to the painting of buildings
    AS/NZS 4506:1998 Metal finishing - Thermoset powder coatings
    AS 1566-1997 Copper and copper alloys - Rolled flat products (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 1594:1997 Hot-rolled steel flat products
    AS/NZS 3750.9:1994 Paints for steel structures - Organic zinc-rich primer
    AS 2841-2005 Galvanized steel wire strand (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1163-1991 Structural steel hollow sections
    AS 1397-1993 Steel sheet and strip - Hot-dipped zinc-coated or aluminium/zinc-coated
    AS 1720.1-1997 Timber structures - Design methods
    AS 1720.2-1990 Timber structures - Timber properties
    AS/NZS 2312:2002 Guide to the protection of structural steel against atmospheric corrosion by the use of protective coatings

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

    AS 2834-1995 Computer accommodation
    AS 2946-1991 Suspended ceilings, recessed luminaires and air diffusers - Interface requirements for physical compatibility
    AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS/NZS 2589:2007 Gypsum linings - Application and finishing
    AS/NZS 2589:2017 Gypsum linings - Application and finishing
    AS/NZS 3000:2018 (Unamended Hardcopy + Amendments) Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS/NZS 2293.1:2018 Emergency lighting and exit signs for buildings System design, installation and operation
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