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    Elastomeric seals. Material requirements for pipe joint seals used in water and drainage applications Vulcanized rubber

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  06-03-2006

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Classification
    4 Requirements
    5 Test pieces and temperature
    6 Quality
    7 Factory product control tests
    8 Storage
    9 Designation
    10 Marking and labelling
    Annexes
    A (normative) Determination of stress relaxation in
        tension
    B (normative) Determination of compression set in hot
        water at 110 Degree C
    C (normative) Determination of splice strength
    D (informative) Guidance on storage of seals
    ZA (informative) Clauses of this European
        Standard addressing the provisions of the
        EU Construction Products Directive

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    Applies to all pipeline materials.

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    Committee PRI/70
    Development Note Supersedes BS 2494(1990), 92/38914 DC and 97/126030 DC (05/2002) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, January 2013. (12/2012)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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

    BS PAS 27(1999) : 1999 UNPLASTICIZED POLY(VINYL CHLORIDE) ALLOY (PVC-A) PIPES AND BENDS FOR WATER UNDER PRESSURE
    BS 5911-5(2004) : 2004 CONCRETE PIPES AND ANCILLARY CONCRETE PRODUCTS - PART 5: SPECIFICATION FOR PRESTRESSED NON-PRESSURE PIPES AND FITTINGS WITH FLEXIBLE JOINTS
    BS 8558:2011 GUIDE TO THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CARTILAGES - COMPLIMENTARY GUIDANCE TO BS EN 806
    06/30122899 DC : DRAFT MAY 2006 BS 8455 - MATERIALS FOR GASKETS AND WEATHER STRIPPING FOR WINDOWS, DOORS, CONSERVATORIES AND CURTAIN WALLING - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    10/30213423 DC : 0 BS 8537 - COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - PLUMBING FITTINGS - SPECIFICATION FOR FITTINGS WITH PRESS ENDS FOR METALLIC TUBES
    07/30138205 DC : DRAFT MAR 2007 BS 6297 - DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF SMALL SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS AND CESSPOOLS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 7874(1998) : 1998 METHOD OF TEST FOR MICROBIOLOGICAL DETERIORATION OF ELASTOMERIC SEALS FOR JOINTS IN PIPEWORK AND PIPELINES
    09/30208678 DC : 0 BS 7291-3 - THERMOPLASTICS PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS FOR HOT AND COLD WATER FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES AND HEATING INSTALLATIONS IN BUILDINGS - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR CROSS-LINKED POLYETHYLENE (PE-X) PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS
    08/30156969 DC : DRAFT JAN 2008 BS 437 - SPECIFICATION FOR CAST IRON DRAIN PIPES, FITTINGS AND THEIR JOINTS FOR SOCKETED AND SOCKETLESS SYSTEMS
    BS 7291-2(2001) : 2001 THERMOPLASTICS PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS FOR HOT AND COLD WATER FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES AND HEATING INSTALLATIONS IN BUILDINGS - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR POLYBUTYLENE (PB) PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS
    09/30208676 DC : 0 BS 7291-2 - THERMOPLASTICS PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS FOR HOT AND COLD WATER FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES AND HEATING INSTALLATIONS IN BUILDINGS - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR POLYBUTYLENE (PB) PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS
    11/30237359 DC : 0 BS 8561 - MECHANICAL FITTINGS FOR USE IN THE REPAIR, CONNECTION AND RENOVATION OF PRESSURIZED WATER SUPPLY PIPELINES - SPECIFICATION
    15/30299694 DC : 0 BS 8558 - GUIDE TO THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CURTILAGES - COMPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE TO BS EN 806
    BS 9101(2017) : 2017 STEEL AND ALUMINIUM RAINWATER SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION
    BS 7291-2(2010) : 2010 THERMOPLASTICS PIPE AND FITTING SYSTEMS FOR HOT AND COLD WATER FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES AND HEATING INSTALLATIONS IN BUILDINGS - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR POLYBUTYLENE (PB) PIPE AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS
    BS 7291-2(2006) : 2006 THERMOPLASTICS PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS FOR HOT AND COLD WATER FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES AND HEATING INSTALLATIONS IN BUILDINGS - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR POLYBUTYLENE (PB) PIPE AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS
    05/30111068 DC : DRAFT SEP 2005 BS 7291-3 - THERMOPLASTICS PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS FOR HOT AND COLD WATER FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES AND HEATING INSTALLATIONS IN BUILDINGS - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR CROSS-LINKED POLYETHYLENE (PE-X) PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS
    BS 8561:2013 SPECIFICATION FOR MECHANICAL FITTINGS FOR USE IN THE REPAIR, CONNECTION AND RENOVATION OF PRESSURIZED WATER SUPPLY PIPELINES - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    05/30111066 DC : DRAFT SEP 2005 BS 7291-2 - THERMOPLASTICS PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS FOR HOT AND COLD WATER FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES AND HEATING INSTALLATIONS IN BUILDINGS - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR POLYBUTYLENE (PB) PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS
    BS 6297(2007) : 2007 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF DRAINAGE FIELDS FOR USE IN WASTEWATER TREATMENT
    12/30270677 DC : 0 BS 8561 - RENOVATION AND CONNECTION FITTINGS FOR USE ON WATER SUPPLY PIPES
    BS 5163-1(2004) : 2004 VALVES FOR WATERWORKS PURPOSES - PART 1: PREDOMINANTLY KEY-OPERATED CAST IRON GATE VALVES - CODE OF PRACTICE
    11/30228295 DC : 0 BS 8558 - GUIDE TO THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CURTILAGES - COMPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE TO BS EN 806
    BS 8537:2010 (published 2010-12) Copper and copper alloys. Plumbing fittings. Specification for press ends of plumbing fittings for use with metallic tubes
    BS 437(2008) : 2008 SPECIFICATION FOR CAST IRON DRAIN PIPES, FITTINGS AND THEIR JOINTS FOR SOCKETED AND SOCKETLESS SYSTEMS
    16/30270371 DC : 0 BS 9101 - STEEL AND ALUMINIUM RAINWATER SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION
    BS 4660(2000) : 2000 THERMOPLASTICS ANCILLARY FITTINGS OF NOMINAL SIZES 110 AND 160 FOR BELOW GROUND GRAVITY DRAINAGE AND SEWERAGE
    BS 8558(2015) : 2015 GUIDE TO THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CURTILAGES - COMPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE TO BS EN 806
    BS 4514(2001) : 2001 UNPLASTICIZED PVC SOIL AND VENTILATING PIPES OF 82.4 MM MINIMUM MEAN OUTSIDE DIAMETER, AND FITTINGS AND ACCESSORIES OF 82.4 MM AND OF OTHER SIZES - SPECIFICATION
    BS 5955-8(2001) : 2001 PLASTICS PIPEWORK (THERMOPLASTICS MATERIALS) - SPECIFICATION FOR THE INSTALLATION OF THERMOPLASTIC PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS FOR USE IN DOMESTIC HOT AND COLD SERVICES AND HEATING SYSTEMS IN BUILDINGS
    BS 7158(2001) : 2001 PLASTICS INSPECTION CHAMBERS FOR DRAINS AND SEWERS - SPECIFICATION
    BS 7291-3(2001) : 2001 THERMOPLASTICS PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS FOR HOT AND COLD WATER FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES AND HEATING INSTALLATIONS IN BUILDINGS - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR CROSS-LINKED POLYETHYLENE (PE-X) PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS
    04/30082123 DC : DRAFT MAY 2004 BS 5163-1 - VALVES FOR WATERWORKS PURPOSES - PART 1: PREDOMINANTLY KEY-OPERATED CAST IRON GATE VALVES - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 6700(2006) : 2006 DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CURTILAGES - SPECIFICATION
    BS 750(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR UNDERGROUND FIRE HYDRANTS AND SURFACE BOX FRAMES AND COVERS
    BS 7291-3(2006) : 2006 THERMOPLASTICS PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS FOR HOT AND COLD WATER FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES AND HEATING INSTALLATIONS IN BUILDINGS - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR CROSS-LINKED POLYETHYLENE (PE-X) PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS
    BS 7291-3(2010) : 2010 THERMOPLASTICS PIPE AND FITTING SYSTEMS FOR HOT AND COLD WATER FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES AND HEATING INSTALLATIONS IN BUILDINGS - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR CROSS-LINKED POLYETHYLENE (PE-X) PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS
    BS EN 13244-4 : 2002 PLASTICS PIPING SYSTEMS FOR BURIED AND ABOVE-GROUND PRESSURE SYSTEMS FOR WATER FOR GENERAL PURPOSES, DRAINAGE AND SEWERAGE - POLYETHYLENE (PE) - PART 4: VALVES
    BS EN 13244-1 : 2002 PLASTICS PIPING SYSTEMS FOR BURIED AND ABOVE-GROUND PRESSURE SYSTEMS FOR WATER FOR GENERAL PURPOSES, DRAINAGE AND SEWERAGE - POLYETHYLENE (PE) - PART 1: GENERAL
    BS EN 13244-3 : 2002 PLASTICS PIPING SYSTEMS FOR BURIED AND ABOVE-GROUND PRESSURE SYSTEMS FOR WATER FOR GENERAL PURPOSES, DRAINAGE AND SEWERAGE - POLYETHYLENE (PE) - PART 3: FITTINGS
    BS EN 13244-2 : 2002 PLASTICS PIPING SYSTEMS FOR BURIED AND ABOVE-GROUND PRESSURE SYSTEMS FOR WATER FOR GENERAL PURPOSES, DRAINAGE AND SEWERAGE - POLYETHYLENE (PE) - PART 2: PIPES
    BS 6297(2007) : 2007 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF DRAINAGE FIELDS FOR USE IN WASTEWATER TREATMENT
    EN 13244-1 : 2002 PLASTICS PIPING SYSTEMS FOR BURIED AND ABOVE-GROUND PRESSURE SYSTEMS FOR WATER FOR GENERAL PURPOSES, DRAINAGE AND SEWERAGE - POLYETHYLENE (PE) - PART 1: GENERAL
    BS 8558:2015 GUIDE TO THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CURTILAGES - COMPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE TO BS EN 806
    EN 13244-3 : 2002 PLASTICS PIPING SYSTEMS FOR BURIED AND ABOVE-GROUND PRESSURE SYSTEMS FOR WATER FOR GENERAL PURPOSES, DRAINAGE AND SEWERAGE - POLYETHYLENE (PE) - PART 3: FITTINGS
    EN 13244-4 : 2002 PLASTICS PIPING SYSTEMS FOR BURIED AND ABOVE-GROUND PRESSURE SYSTEMS FOR WATER FOR GENERAL PURPOSES, DRAINAGE AND SEWERAGE - POLYETHYLENE (PE) - PART 4: VALVES
    EN 13244-2 : 2002 PLASTICS PIPING SYSTEMS FOR BURIED AND ABOVE-GROUND PRESSURE SYSTEMS FOR WATER FOR GENERAL PURPOSES, DRAINAGE AND SEWERAGE - POLYETHYLENE (PE) - PART 2: PIPES
    BS 5955-8:2001 (published 2001-10) Plastics pipework (thermoplastics materials) Specification for the installation of thermoplastic pipes and associated fittings for use in domestic hot and cold services and heating systems in buildings
    BS 4660:2000 (published 2002-12) Thermoplastics ancillary fittings of nominal sizes 110 and 160 for below ground gravity drainage and sewerage

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    ISO 3302:1990 Rubber Dimensional tolerances for use with products
    ISO 3951:1989 Sampling procedures and charts for inspection by variables for percent nonconforming
    89/106/EEC : 1988 COUNCIL DIRECTIVE OF 21 DECEMBER 1988 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF LAWS, REGULATIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS OF THE MEMBER STATES RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS
    ISO 188:2011 Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic Accelerated ageing and heat resistance tests
    EN ISO 9002:1994/AC:1997 QUALITY SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION FOR PRODUCTION AND INSTALLATION
    EN 45011 : 1998 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR BODIES OPERATING PRODUCT CERTIFICATION SYSTEMS
    ISO 2285:2013 Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic Determination of tension set under constant elongation, and of tension set, elongation and creep under constant tensile load
    ISO 1431-1:2012 Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic Resistance to ozone cracking Part 1: Static and dynamic strain testing
    ISO 9691:1992 Rubber Recommendations for the workmanship of pipe joint rings Description and classification of imperfections
    ISO 4661-1:1993 Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic Preparation of samples and test pieces Part 1: Physical tests
    ISO 3384:2005 Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic Determination of stress relaxation in compression at ambient and at elevated temperatures
    ISO 3387:2012 Rubber Determination of crystallization effects by hardness measurements
    ISO 37:2017 Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic Determination of tensile stress-strain properties
    ISO 471:1995 Rubber Temperatures, humidities and times for conditioning and testing
    ISO 48:2010 Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic Determination of hardness (hardness between 10 IRHD and 100 IRHD)
    ISO 816:1983 Rubber, vulcanized — Determination of tear strength of small test pieces (Delft test pieces)
    EN 45012 : 1998 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR BODIES OPERATING ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION OF QUALITY SYSTEMS
    ISO 1629:2013 Rubber and latices Nomenclature
    ISO 1817:2015 Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic Determination of the effect of liquids
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