• AS 3818.3-2001

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    Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Piles

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

    Superseded date:  06-30-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2001

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 3818.3-2001 TIMBER-HEAVY STRUCTURAL PRODUCTS-VISUALLY GRADED - PILES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 APPLICATION
    6 - 1.3 REFERENCE DOCUMENTS
    7 - 1.4 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 1.4.1 Pile, seasoned
    7 - 1.5 MEASUREMENTS
    7 - 1.6 TIMBER SPECIES
    7 - 1.6.1 General
    7 - 1.6.2 Supply of species
    8 - 1.7 SIZE AND FORM OF PILE
    8 - 1.7.1 General
    8 - 1.7.2 Length
    8 - 1.7.3 Diameter
    8 - 1.7.4 Ovality
    8 - 1.7.5 Straightness
    8 - 1.7.6 Spiral grain
    8 - 1.7.7 Numerical ratings for end splits and barrel checks
    9 - SECTION 2 HARDWOOD PILES INTENDED FOR USE AFTER FULL-LENGTH PRESERVATIVE TREATMENT
    9 - 2.1 GRADE DESCRIPTIONS
    9 - 2.2 UNSEASONED PILES
    10 - 2.3 SEASONED PILES (25 percent moisture content, outer annulus, see Clause 1.4)
    11 - SECTION 3 HARDWOOD PILES INTENDED FOR USE WITHOUT FULL-LENGTH PRESERVATIVE TREATMENT
    11 - 3.1 GRADE DESCRIPTIONS
    11 - 3.2 UNSEASONED PILES
    12 - 3.3 SEASONED PILES (25 percent moisture content, outer annulus, see Clause 1.4)
    13 - SECTION 4 SOFTWOOD PILES INTENDED FOR USE AFTER FULL-LENGTH PRESERVATIVE TREATMENT
    13 - 4.1 GRADE DESCRIPTIONS
    13 - 4.2 UNSEASONED PILES
    14 - 4.3 SEASONED PILES (25 percent moisture content, outer annulus, see Clause 1.4)
    15 - APPENDIX A - GUIDANCE FOR PURCHASERS
    15 - A1 INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN PURCHASING ORDERS
    15 - A2 STORAGE AND MAINTENANCE
    16 - APPENDIX B - APPROPRIATE PRESERVATIVE TREATMENT LEVELS FOR PILES
    16 - B1 TIMBER PRESERVATION
    17 - APPENDIX C - LIST OF SPECIES AND PROPERTIES
    22 - APPENDIX D - DESIGN PROPERTIES
    23 - APPENDIX E - NUMERICAL RATINGS FOR END SPLITS AND BARREL CHECKS

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    Specifies requirements for the visual grading and selection of timber for use as piling in marine applications (salt or brackish water) or in other than marine applications (land or fresh water). This Standard refers to AS 3818.1 for general product requirements and grading methods and is to be read in conjunction with that Standard.

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    This Standard sets out the minimum requirements for visually graded timber piles.NOTES: 1 Purchasing guidelines are given in Appendix A.2 Information on preservation is given in Appendix B.3 Information on choice of pile species is given in Appendix C.

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    Committee TM-003
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as Int 365-1952.Revised and redesignated as AS 3818.3-2001. First published as Int 365-1952. Revised and redesignated as AS 3818.3-2001.

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

    AS 1604-1997 Timber - Preservative-treated - Sawn and round
    AS 1720.1-1997 Timber structures - Design methods
    AS/NZS 2878:2000 Timber - Classification into strength groups
    AS/NZS 1080.1:1997 Timber - Methods of Test Moisture content
    AS 2159-1995 Piling - Design and installation
    AS 3818.1-1998 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded General requirements
    AS 1720.2-1990 Timber structures - Timber properties
    AS/NZS 1148:2001 Timber - Nomenclature - Australian, New Zealand and imported species (Reconfirmed 2016)

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

    AS 3818.8-2005 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Stumps and sole plates
    AS 2159-2009 Piling - Design and installation
    AS 3818.1-2009 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded General requirements
    AS 4785.1-2002 Timber - Softwood - Sawn and milled products Product specification (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 3818.8-2010 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Stumps and sole plates
    AS 1720.1-2010 Timber structures Design methods
    AS 3818.1-2003 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded General requirements
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