• AS 3578-1993

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    Cast iron non-return valves for general purposes

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

    Withdrawn date:  06-30-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1993

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 3578-1993 CAST IRON NON-RETURN VALVES FOR GENERAL PURPOSES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 1.3.1 Non-return valve
    7 - 1.3.2 Class
    7 - 1.3.3 Maximum working pressure
    7 - 1.3.4 Maximum working temperature
    7 - 1.3.5 Face-to-face dimensions
    7 - 1.3.6 Nominal size (DN)
    7 - 1.4 VALVE TYPE
    7 - 1.5 DESIGNATION OF SIZE
    7 - 1.6 CLASSIFICATION AND RATING
    7 - 1.7 TEMPERATURE RATINGS
    8 - SECTION 2 MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS
    8 - 2.1 MATERIALS
    8 - 2.2 DEZINCIFICATION-RESISTANT MATERIALS
    10 - SECTION 3 DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE
    10 - 3.1 END CONNECTIONS
    10 - 3.1.1 Flanged ends
    10 - 3.1.2 Face to face dimensions
    10 - 3.1.3 Shouldered ends
    10 - 3.1.4 Grooved ends
    10 - 3.2 COMPONENT DESIGN
    10 - 3.2.1 Body and cover
    10 - 3.2.2 Body end ports
    10 - 3.2.3 Bore of valve
    10 - 3.2.4 Body tappings
    10 - 3.2.5 Body-to-cover connection
    11 - 3.2.6 Seat closure
    11 - 3.2.7 Hinge to disc connection
    11 - 3.2.8 Plugs
    11 - 3.3 FINISH
    11 - 3.4 PROTECTIVE COATINGS FOR CLASS 16 VALVES
    11 - 3.4.1 Bitumen coatings
    11 - 3.4.2 Standard bitumen coatings
    11 - 3.4.3 Polymeric coatings
    15 - SECTION 4 TESTING
    15 - 4.1 GENERAL
    15 - 4.2 TEST PRESSURES
    15 - 4.3 TEST DURATION
    15 - 4.4 TYPE OF TEST
    15 - 4.4.1 ‘Closed-end’ test (bulkhead testing condition)
    15 - 4.4.2 ‘Open-end’ test (free-end testing condition)
    15 - 4.5 TEST PROCEDURE
    15 - 4.5.1 General
    15 - 4.5.2 Body test
    15 - 4.5.3 Valve seat test
    17 - SECTION 5 MARKING
    17 - 5.1 BODY MARKINGS
    17 - 5.2 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    17 - 5.2.1 Information to be marked
    17 - 5.2.2 Valve marking plate detail
    18 - APPENDIX A - PURCHASING GUIDELINES
    18 - A1 GENERAL
    18 - A2 INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY THE PURCHASER
    18 - A3 INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY THE MANUFACTURER
    18 - A4 MATTERS FOR AGREEMENT BETWEEN PURCHASER AND THE MANUFACTURER
    19 - APPENDIX B - INSTALLATION
    19 - B1 INSTALLATION LIMITATIONS

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies requirements for valves in the general water industry in both buried and above-ground installations in a nominal size range of DN 50 to DN 600.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies requirements for flanged, shouldered and grooved end, cast iron non-return valves, copper alloy faced, stainless steel faced, or all-iron for general water industry purposes in both buried and above-ground installations, in nominal sizes DN 50 to DN 600. The valves can be installed in either a horizontal or vertical position.NOTE: Guidelines for purchasers on requirements that must or may need to be agreed upon at time of enquiry or order are given in Appendix A.

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    Committee WS-022
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Withdrawn
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 3578-1988.Second edition 1993. First published as AS 3578-1988. Second edition 1993.

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    AS 2837-1986 Wrought alloy steels - Stainless steel bars and semi-finished products
    AS 1722.2-1992 Pipe threads of Whitworth form Fastening pipe threads
    AS 4020(INT)-1992 Products for use in contact with water intended for human consumption with regard to their effect on the quality of water
    AS 1831-1985 Iron castings - Spheroidal or nodular graphite cast iron
    AS 3855-1994 Suitability of plumbing and water distribution systems products for contact with potable water
    AS 4087-1996 Metallic flanges for waterworks purposes
    AS/NZS 4020:2005 Testing of products for use in contact with drinking water
    AS/NZS 1112:1996 ISO metric hexagon nuts, including thin nuts, slotted nuts and castle nuts
    AS 1567-1985 Copper and copper alloys - Wrought rods, bars and sections
    AS 1111-1980 ISO metric hexagon commercial bolts and screws
    AS 1830-2007 Grey cast iron (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 3679.1:1996 Structural steel Hot-rolled bars and sections
    AS 3679.1-1990 Structural steel - Hot-rolled bars and sections
    AS 1112-1980 ISO metric hexagon nuts, including thin nuts, slotted nuts and castle nuts
    AS/NZS 1111:1996 ISO metric hexagon commercial bolts and screws
    AS 1830-1986 Iron castings - Grey cast iron
    AS 4087-2004 Metallic flanges for waterworks purposes
    AS 2129-1994 Flanges for pipes, valves and fittings
    AS 2345-2006 Dezincification resistance of copper alloys
    AS 1565-1996 Copper and copper alloys - Ingots and castings (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 4158.1:1994 Polymeric coatings on valves and fittings for water industry purposes Thermal-bonded coatings
    AS 2345-1992 Dezincification resistance of copper alloys
    AS 2129-2000 Flanges for pipes, valves and fittings (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 1252:1996 High-strength steel bolts with associated nuts and washers for structural engineering
    AS 1833-1986 Iron castings - Austenitic cast iron

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    AS/NZS 3500.3:2003 Plumbing and drainage Stormwater drainage
    MP 52-1997 Manual of authorization procedures for plumbing and drainage products
    MP 52-2001 Manual of authorization procedures for plumbing and drainage products
    AS/NZS 3500.3.2:1998 National plumbing and drainage Stormwater drainage - Acceptable solutions
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