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  • BS 6891(1998) : 1998

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    SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION OF LOW PRESSURE GAS PIPEWORK OF UP TO 28 MM (R1) IN DOMESTIC PREMISES (2ND FAMILY GAS)

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  18-11-2005

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1998

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Exchange of information and time schedule
    5 Pipe sizing
    6 Materials
    7 Joints
    8 Installation
    9 Corrosion
    10 Gas tightness and purging
    11 Clause deleted
    Annex A (informative) Guide for sizing gas supplies
    Bibliography

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    Defines design parameters, materials and methods of installing steel, copper or corrugated stainless steel semi-rigid pipe, in sizes not exceeding DN 25 for steel and DN 28 for corrugated stainless steel or copper, low pressure gas pipework, for the supply of 2nd family gas in domestic dwellings.

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    Committee GSE/30
    Development Note Supersedes BS 6891(1988) (04/2001) Supersedes 00/705472 DC, 01/714747 DC and 95/712381 DC Also available as part of BS KIT 43 (02/2003)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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

    BS 6172(2004) : 2004 INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF DOMESTIC GAS COOKING APPLIANCES (2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES) - SPECIFICATION
    BS 6400(1997) : 1997 SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION OF DOMESTIC SIZED GAS METERS (2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES)
    BS 5871-2(2005) : 2005 SPECIFICATION FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF GAS FIRES, CONVECTOR HEATERS, FIRE/BACK BOILERS AND DECORATIVE FUEL EFFECT GAS APPLIANCES - PART 2: INSET LIVE FUEL EFFECT GAS FIRES OF HEAT INPUT NOT EXCEEDING 15 KW, AND FIRE/BACK BOILERS (2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES)
    BS 5588-1(1990) : 1990 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
    04/30089331 DC : DRAFT JUL 2004 BS 8446 - SPECIFICATION FOR THE INSTALLATION OF FLUED, NON-DOMESTIC LAUNDRY GAS-FIRED LAUNDRY APPLIANCES
    BS 6767-2(1998) : 1998 TRANSPORTABLE ACCOMMODATION UNITS - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF SERVICES AND FITTINGS WITH GUIDANCE ON TRANSPORTATION, SITTING AND ASPECTS RELATING TO HABITATION
    BS 5871-1(2001) : 2001 SPECIFICATION FOR THE INSTALLATION OF GAS FIRES, CONVECTOR HEATERS, FIRE/BACK BOILERS AND DECORATIVE EFFECT GAS APPLIANCES - GAS FIRES, CONVECTOR HEATERS, FIRE/BACK BOILERS AND HEATING STOVES (1ST, 2ND, AND 3RD FAMILY GASES)
    BS 5546(2000) : 2000 SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION OF HOT WATER SUPPLIES FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES, USING GAS-FIRED APPLIANCES OF RATED INPUT NOT EXCEEDING 70 KW
    BS 5871-3(2005) : 2005 SPECIFICATION FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF GAS FIRES, CONVECTOR HEATERS, FIRE/BACK BOILERS AND DECORATIVE FUEL EFFECT GAS APPLIANCES - PART 3: DECORATIVE FUEL EFFECT GAS APPLIANCES OF HEAT INPUT NOT EXCEEDING 20 KW (2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES)
    BS 5864(2004) : 2004 INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF GAS-FIRED DUCTED AIR HEATERS OF RATED INPUT NOT EXCEEDING 70 KW NET (2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES) - SPECIFICATION
    BS 6798(2000) : 2000 SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION OF GAS-FIRED BOILERS OF RATED INPUT NOT EXCEEDING 70 KW NET
    BS 7624(2004) : 2004 INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF DOMESTIC DIRECT GAS-FIRED TUMBLE DRYERS OF UP TO 6 KW HEAT INPUT (2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES) - SPECIFICATION
    BS 5871-1(2005) : 2005 SPECIFICATION FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF GAS FIRES, CONVECTOR HEATERS, FIRE/BACK BOILERS AND DECORATIVE FUEL EFFECT GAS APPLIANCES - PART 1: GAS FIRES, CONVECTOR HEATERS, FIRE/BACK BOILERS AND HEATING STOVES (2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES)
    BS 6400-1:2002 SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION, EXCHANGE, RELOCATION AND REMOVAL OF GAS METERS WITH A MAXIMUM CAPACITY NOT EXCEEDING 6 M3/H - PART 1: LOW PRESSURE (2ND FAMILY GASES)
    BS 8446:2005 SPECIFICATION FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF OPEN-FLUED, NON-DOMESTIC GAS-FIRED LAUNDRY APPLIANCES
    BS 3632(2005) : 2005 RESIDENTIAL PARK HOMES - SPECIFICATION
    BS PAS 33(1999) : 1999 SPECIFICATION FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION AND COMMISSIONING OF GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING SYSTEMS IN DOMESTIC PREMISES
    BS 5449(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR FORCED CIRCULATION HOT WATER CENTRAL HEATING SYSTEMS FOR DOMESTIC PREMISES
    BS 6172:2004 INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF DOMESTIC GAS COOKING APPLIANCES (2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES) - SPECIFICATION
    BS 5864:2004 INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF GAS-FIRED DUCTED AIR HEATERS OF RATED INPUT NOT EXCEEDING 70 KW NET (2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES) - SPECIFICATION
    BS 3632:2005 RESIDENTIAL PARK HOMES - SPECIFICATION

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    BS 5482-1(1994) : 1994 DOMESTIC BUTANE AND PROPANE GAS BURNING INSTALLATIONS - SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATIONS IN PERMANENT BUILDINGS
    BS 6007(1993) : 1993 SPECIFICATION FOR RUBBER-INSULATED CABLES FOR ELECTRIC POWER AND LIGHTING
    BS 1179-6(1980) : 1980 GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN THE GAS INDUSTRY - COMBUSTION AND UTILIZATION INCLUDING INSTALLATION AT CONSUMERS' PREMISES
    BS 143&1256(1986) : 1986 SPECIFICATION FOR MALLEABLE CAST IRON AND CAST COPPER ALLOY THREADED PIPE FITTINGS
    BS EN 751-2:1997 Sealing materials for metallic threaded joints in contact with 1st, 2nd and 3rd family gases and hot water Non-hardening jointing compounds
    BS 7624(1993) : 1993 SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION OF DOMESTIC DIRECT GAS-FIRED TUMBLE DRYERS OF UP TO 3 KW HEAT INPUT (2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES)
    BS 6004(1995) : 1995 SPECIFICATION FOR PVC-INSULATED CABLES (NON-ARMOURED) FOR ELECTRIC POWER AND LIGHTING
    BS 3605-1(1991) : 1991 AUSTENITIC STAINLESS STEEL PIPES AND TUBES FOR PRESSURE PURPOSES - SPECIFICATION FOR SEAMLESS TUBES
    BS 7671:1992 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
    BS 6400(1997) : 1997 SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION OF DOMESTIC SIZED GAS METERS (2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES)
    BS 3974-1(1974) : 1974 SPECIFICATION FOR PIPE SUPPORTS - PIPE HANGERS, SLIDER AND ROLLER TYPE SUPPORTS
    BS 1845(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR FILLER METALS FOR BRAZING
    BS EN 1057 : 2006 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - SEAMLESS, ROUND COPPER TUBES FOR WATER AND GAS IN SANITARY AND HEATING APPLICATIONS
    BS 3601(1987) : 1987 SPECIFICATION FOR CARBON STEEL PIPES AND TUBES WITH SPECIFIED ROOM TEMPERATURE PROPERTIES FOR PRESSURE PURPOSES
    BS 21(1985) : 1985 SPECIFICATION FOR PIPE THREADS FOR TUBES AND FITTINGS WHERE PRESSURE-TIGHT JOINTS ARE MADE ON THE THREADS (METRIC DIMENSIONS)
    BS 6231(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR PVC-INSULATED CABLES FOR SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR WIRING
    BS 1710(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR IDENTIFICATION OF PIPELINES AND SERVICES
    BS 5292(1980) : 1980 SPECIFICATION FOR JOINTING MATERIALS AND COMPOUNDS FOR INSTALLATIONS USING WATER LOW PRESSURE STEAM OR 1ST, 2ND AND 3RD FAMILY
    BS EN 29453 : 1994 SOFT SOLDER ALLOYS - CHEMICAL COMPOSITIONS AND FORMS
    BS 864-2(1983) : 1983 CAPILLARY AND COMPRESSION TUBE FITTINGS OF COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR CAPILLARY AND COMPRESSION FITTINGS FOR COPPER TUBES
    BS 7281(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR POLYETHYLENE PIPES FOR THE SUPPLY OF GASEOUS FUELS
    BS 6173(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION OF GAS-FIRED CATERING APPLIANCES FOR USE IN ALL TYPES OF CATERING ESTABLISHMENTS (1ST, 2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES)
    BS 4127(1994) : 1994 SPECIFICATION FOR LIGHT GAUGE STAINLESS STEEL TUBES, PRIMARILY FOR WATER APPLICATIONS
    BS 1494-1(1964) : 1964 SPECIFICATION FOR FIXING ACCESSORIES FOR BUILDING PURPOSES - FIXINGS FOR SHEET, ROOF AND WALL COVERINGS
    BS 3604-2(1991) : 1991 STEEL PIPES AND TUBES FOR PRESSURE PURPOSES: FERRITIC ALLOY STEEL WITH SPECIFIED ELEVATED TEMPERATURE PROPERTIES - SPECIFICATION FOR LONGITUDINALLY ARC WELDED TUBES
    BS 6172(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION OF DOMESTIC GAS COOKING APPLIANCES (1ST, 2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES)
    BS EN 751-3:1997 Sealing materials for metallic threaded joints in contact with 1st, 2nd and 3rd family gases and hot water Unsintered PTFE tapes
    BS 7336(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR POLYETHYLENE FUSION FITTINGS WITH INTEGRAL HEATING ELEMENT(S) FOR USE WITH POLYETHYLENE PIPES FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF GASEOUS FUELS
    BS 669-2(1995) : 1995 FLEXIBLE HOSES, END FITTINGS AND SOCKETS FOR GAS BURNING APPLIANCES - SPECIFICATION FOR CORRUGATED METALLIC FLEXIBLE HOSES, COVERS, END FITTINGS AND SOCKETS FOR CATERING APPLIANCES BURNING 1ST, 2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES
    BS 7838(1996) : 1996 SPECIFICATION FOR CORRUGATED STAINLESS STEEL SEMI-RIGID PIPE AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS FOR LOW-PRESSURE GAS PIPEWORK OF UP TO DN 50
    BS 3604-1(1990) : 1990 STEEL PIPES AND TUBES FOR PRESSURE PURPOSES: FERRITIC ALLOY STEEL WITH SPECIFIED ELEVATED TEMPERATURE PROPERTIES - SPECIFICATION FOR SEAMLESS AND ELECTRIC RESISTANCE WELDED TUBES
    BS 2779(1986) : 1986 SPECIFICATION FOR PIPE THREADS FOR TUBES AND FITTINGS WHERE PRESSURE-TIGHT JOINTS ARE NOT MADE ON THE THREADS (METRIC DIMENSIONS)
    BS EN 751-1 : 1997 SEALING MATERIALS FOR METALLIC THREADED JOINTS IN CONTACT WITH 1ST, 2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES AND HOT WATER - PART 1: ANAEROBIC JOINTING COMPOUNDS
    BS 1723-1(1986) : 1986 BRAZING - SPECIFICATION FOR BRAZING
    BS 669-1(1989) : 1989 FLEXIBLE HOSES, END FITTINGS & SOCKETS FOR GAS BURNING APPLIANCES - SPEC. FOR STRIP-WOUND METALLIC FLEXIBLE HOSES, COVERS, END FITTINGS & SOCKETS FOR DOMESTIC APPLIANCES BURNING FAMILY GASES
    BS 5114(1975) : 1975 SPECIFICATION FOR PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR JOINTS AND COMPRESSION FITTINGS FOR USE WITH POLYETHYLENE PIPES
    BS 1387(1985) : 1985 SPECIFICATION FOR SCREWED AND SOCKETED STEEL TUBES AND TUBULARS AND FOR PLAIN END STEEL TUBES SUITABLE FOR WELDING OR FOR SCREWING TO BS 21 PIPE THREADS
    BS 1552(1995) : 1995 SPECIFICATION FOR OPEN BOTTOMED TAPER PLUG VALVES FOR 1ST, 2ND AND 3RD FAMILY GASES UP TO 200 MBAR
    BS 1179(1967) : 1967 GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN THE GAS INDUSTRY
    BS 3605-2(1992) : 1992 AUSTENITIC STAINLESS STEEL PIPES AND TUBES FOR PRESSURE PURPOSES - SPECIFICATION FOR LONGITUDINALLY WELDED TUBES
    BS EN 331:2015 MANUALLY OPERATED BALL VALVES AND CLOSED BOTTOM TAPER PLUG VALVES FOR GAS INSTALLATIONS FOR BUILDINGS
    BS 8313(1997) : 1997 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR ACCOMMODATION OF BUILDING SERVICES IN DUCTS
    BS 6956-5(1992) : 1992 JOINTING MATERIALS AND COMPOUNDS - SPECIFICATION FOR JOINTING COMPOUNDS FOR USE WITH WATER, LOW PRESSURE SATURATED STEAM, 1ST FAMILY GASES (EXCLUDING COAL GAS) AND 2ND FAMILY GASES
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