• AS 4796:2016

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    Water supply - Metal-bodied and plastic-bodied ball valves for property service connection

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  07-15-2016

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies materials and performance tests for metal-bodied and plastic-bodied ball valves used on property service connections, together with compliance requirements for the use of manufacturers and certification bodies.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for metal-bodied and plastic-bodied ball valves for installation between the reticulation water main and the property water meter in nominal sizes DN 15, DN 20, DN 25, DN 32, DN 40 and DN 50 at allowable operating pressures of PN 16 and PN 25 and continuous operating temperatures not exceeding 60°C.This Standard applies to service connection ball valves, service connection termination ball valves and the right angle meter assembly ball valves. It also covers the minimum requirements for health and safety and the protection of the environment.Means for demonstrating compliance with this Standard are given in Appendix A.

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

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    Originated as AS 4796—2001.Second edition AS 4796:2016. Originated as AS4796-2001. Second edition AS4796:2016.

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    AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17067:2015 Conformity assessment - Fundamentals of product certification and guidelines for product certification schemes
    AS/NZS 4129:2008 Fittings for polyethylene (PE) pipes for pressure applications
    AS 1199-1988 Sampling procedures and tables for inspection by attributes
    AS 1349-1986 Bourdon tube pressure and vacuum gauges (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 4020:2005 Testing of products for use in contact with drinking water
    AS 2345-2006 Dezincification resistance of copper alloys
    AS ISO 7.1-2008 Pipe threads where pressure-tight joints are made on the threads Dimensions, tolerances and designation
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