• AS/NZS 1477:1999

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    PVC pipes and fittings for pressure applications

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    Superseded date:  06-30-2017

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    Published date:  01-01-1999

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 1477:1999 PVC PIPES AND FITTINGS FOR PRESSURE APPLICATIONS
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    7 - FOREWORD
    8 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    8 - 1.1 SCOPE
    8 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    9 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
    9 - 1.3.1 Hoop stress
    9 - 1.3.2 Hydrostatic design stress
    9 - 1.3.3 Long-term hydrostatic stress
    9 - 1.3.4 Moulded fittings
    9 - 1.3.5 Out-of-roundness (sometimes referred to as ovality)
    10 - 1.3.6 Post-formed bend
    10 - 1.3.7 Test pressure
    10 - 1.3.8 Working pressure
    10 - 1.4 NOTATION
    11 - 1.5 CLASSIFICATION
    11 - 1.6 SOLVENT CEMENTS
    12 - SECTION 2 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    12 - 2.1 GENERAL
    12 - 2.2 COMPOSITION
    12 - 2.3 DIMENSIONS
    12 - 2.4 COLOUR
    12 - 2.5 FREEDOM FROM DEFECTS
    12 - 2.5.1 General
    12 - 2.5.2 Cleanliness
    12 - 2.5.3 Ends
    13 - 2.6 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELASTOMERIC JOINTING RINGS
    13 - 2.7 WITNESS MARK
    14 - SECTION 3 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    14 - 3.1 GENERAL
    14 - 3.2 COMMON TESTS
    14 - 3.2.1 Effect on water
    14 - 3.2.2 Vinyl chloride monomer test
    14 - 3.3 PIPE TESTS
    14 - 3.3.1 Long-term hydrostatic pressure test
    14 - 3.3.2 Impact characteristics at 20?C
    15 - 3.3.3 Reversion test
    15 - 3.3.4 High temperature test
    15 - ¿3.3.5 Fracture toughness test ¿only applicable to pipes DN
    16 - 3.3.6 Short-term hydrostatic pressure test
    16 - 3.4 FITTINGS TESTS
    16 - 3.4.1 Long-term failure stress test
    16 - 3.4.2 Tightening torque test
    16 - 3.4.3 Short-term hydrostatic pressure test
    17 - 3.4.4 High temperature stress relief
    17 - 3.5 ELASTOMERIC SEAL JOINT TESTS
    17 - 3.5.1 Joint hydrostatic test
    17 - 3.5.2 Joint infiltration test
    17 - 3.6 TESTING SUMMARY
    18 - SECTION 4 PIPES
    18 - 4.1 GENERAL
    18 - 4.2 DIAMETER AND WALL THICKNESS
    18 - 4.3 LENGTH
    18 - 4.3.1 Effective length
    18 - 4.3.2 Spigoted and socketed pipe for elastomeric ring jointing
    18 - 4.3.3 Spigoted and socketed pipe for solvent cement jointing
    18 - 4.3.4 Plain-ended pipe
    18 - 4.4 PIPE SPIGOT ENDS
    19 - 4.5 SOCKETS FORMED ON PIPES
    19 - 4.5.1 Tolerances
    19 - 4.5.2 Series 1 pipe for solvent cement jointing
    19 - 4.5.3 Pipes for elastomeric seal jointing
    19 - 4.5.4 Deflection of sockets
    24 - 4.6 MARKING
    24 - 4.7 STORAGE AND TRANSPORT
    25 - SECTION 5 MOULDED FITTINGS
    25 - 5.1 DIMENSIONS
    25 - 5.1.1 Spigot ends on moulded fittings
    25 - 5.1.2 Sockets on moulded fittings
    26 - 5.2 WALL THICKNESS
    26 - 5.2.1 Minimum thickness
    26 - 5.2.2 Special fittings of varying, tapered or non-circular cross-section
    27 - 5.3 THREADED FITTINGS
    27 - 5.3.1 General
    27 - 5.3.2 Fastening pipe threads
    27 - 5.3.3 Sealing pipe threads
    27 - 5.4 MARKING
    28 - SECTION 6 POST-FORMED BENDS AND COUPLINGS
    28 - 6.1 GENERAL
    28 - 6.2 SOCKETS
    28 - 6.3 MARKING
    29 - SECTION 7 ELASTOMERIC SEAL JOINTS
    29 - 7.1 JOINT DESIGN
    29 - 7.2 WALL THICKNESS
    29 - 7.3 SOCKET DEPTH
    31 - APPENDIX A - MEANS FOR DEMONSTRATING COMPLIANCE WITH THIS STANDARD
    31 - A1 SCOPE
    31 - A2 RELEVANCE
    31 - A3 PRODUCT CERTIFICATION
    31 - A4 MINIMUM SAMPLING AND TESTING FREQUENCY PLAN
    31 - A4.1 General
    31 - A4.2 Retesting
    32 - A4.3 Rejection after retest
    34 - A5 NEW FORMULATION

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    Specifies requirements for PVC pipes and fittings for pressure applications for use below ground or above ground, where they are not exposed to direct sunlight.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for PVC pipes and fittings for pressure applications for use below ground or above ground, where they are not exposed to direct sunlight.NOTE: Pipes and fittings manufactured to this Standard should be used and installed only in accordance with AS 2032, NZS 7643 and AS 2566.1, as applicable.Methods of demonstrating compliance with this Standard are given in Appendix A.

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    Committee PL-021
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    Draft Amendment 1 see DR 02234 CP First published in Australia in part as AS K138-1963.Second edition 1967.Third edition 1969.AS A159 first published 1969.AS A160 first published 1969.Second edition AS A159-1971.AS A159-1971 and part of AS A160-1969 revised, amalgamated and redesignated AS 1477.2-1973.AS K138-1969 revised and redesignated as AS 1477.1-1973.AS 1477.4 first published 1973.AS 1477.6 first published 1973.Second edition AS 1477.1-1988.Second edition AS 1477.4-1988.AS 2977.1 first published 1988.AS 2977.2 first published 1988.AS 2977.3 first published 1988.Second edition AS 1477.6-1989.Second edition AS 1477.2-1990.First published in New Zealand as NZS 7648:1987.AS 1477.1-1988, AS 1477.2-1990, AS 1477.4-1988, AS 1477.6-1989, AS 2977.1-1988, AS 2977.2-1988, AS 2977.3-1989 and NZS 7648:1987 jointly revised and redesignated AS/NZS 1477:1996.Second edition 1999. First published in Australia in part as AS K138-1963. Second edition 1967. Third edition 1969. AS A159 first published 1969. AS A160 first published 1969. Second edition AS A159-1971. AS A159-1971 and part of AS A160-1969 revised, amalgamated and redesignated AS 1477.2-1973. AS K138-1969 revised and redesignated as AS 1477.1-1973. AS 1477.4 first published 1973. AS 1477.6 first published 1973. Second edition AS 1477.1-1988. Second edition AS 1477.4-1988. AS 2977.1 first published 1988. AS 2977.2 first published 1988. AS 2977.3 first published 1988. Second edition AS 1477.6-1989. Second edition AS 1477.2-1990. First published in New Zealand as NZS 7648:1987. AS 1477.1-1988, AS 1477.2-1990, AS 1477.4-1988, AS 1477.6-1989, AS 2977.1-1988, AS 2977.2-1988, AS 2977.3-1989 and NZS 7648:1987 jointly revised and redesignated AS/NZS 1477:1996. Second edition 1999.

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

    AS 3500.0-1990 National Plumbing and Drainage Code - Glossary of terms
    AS 1722.1-1975 Pipe threads of Whitworth form Sealing pipe threads (metric units)
    AS 1722.2-1992 Pipe threads of Whitworth form Fastening pipe threads
    AS/NZS 1462.3:1998 Methods of test for plastics pipes and fittings Method for determining the impact characteristics of pipes (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1462.11:1996 Methods of test for PVC pipes and fittings Method for high temperature stress-relief testing of fittings (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 2566.1:1998 Buried flexible pipelines Structural design
    AS/NZS 1462.8:1998 Methods of test for plastics pipes and fittings - Method of test for infiltration
    AS/NZS 2280:1999 Ductile iron pressure pipes and fittings
    AS 1462.9-1984 Methods of test for unplasticized PVC (UPVC) pipes and fittings - Method of hydrostatic pressure testing of UPVC pressure fittings
    AS/NZS 1462.19(INT):1999 Methods of test for plastics pipes and fittings - C-Ring test for fracture toughness of PVC pipes
    AS/NZS 1462.20:1996 Methods of test for PVC pipes and fittings Method for the determination of long-term failure stress of PVC moulding compounds (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 2544:1995 Grey iron pressure fittings
    AS 1462.17-1988 Methods of test for unplasticized PVC (UPVC) pipes and fittings - Method for testing pressure pipe joints with elastomeric seals
    AS/NZS 1462.6:1998 Methods of test for plastics pipes and fittings - Method for hydrostatic pressure testing of pipes
    AS 1462.4-1984 Methods of test for unplasticized PVC (UPVC) pipes and fittings - Method of determining reversion of UPVC pipes
    AS 1199-1988 Sampling procedures and tables for inspection by attributes
    AS 2032-1977 Code of practice for installation of UPVC pipe systems
    AS 3855-1994 Suitability of plumbing and water distribution systems products for contact with potable water
    AS/NZS 3879:1995 Solvent cements and priming fluids for use with unplasticized PVC (uPVC) pipes and fittings
    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 1646-1992 Elastomeric seals for waterworks purposes
    AS/NZS 1462.15:1996 Methods of test for PVC pipes and fittings Method for determination of vinyl chloride monomer content (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 2888.1-1993 Methods of testing plastics waste fittings - Method of determining the suitability of connection threads of BSP form
    AS/NZS 1462.1:1996 Methods of test for PVC pipes and fittings - Method for determining the dimensions of pipes and fittings
    AS/NZS 1462.16:1996 Methods of test for PVC pipes and fittings - Method for high temperature testing of pipe

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    AS/NZS 4026:2001 Electric cables - For underground residential distribution systems
    AS/NZS 1547:2000 On-site domestic wastewater management
    AS/NZS 4798(INT):2005 Polyethylene maintenance shafts
    AS/NZS 1260:1996 PVC pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent applications
    AS/NZS 3500.4.2:1997 National Plumbing and Drainage Hot water supply systems - Acceptable solutions
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    AS/NZS 4765(INT):2000 Modified PVC (PVC-M) pipes for pressure applications
    MP 52-2005 Manual of authorization procedures for plumbing and drainage products
    AS/NZS 3500.3:2003 Plumbing and drainage Stormwater drainage
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    AS/NZS 3518:2004 Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) compounds, pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    AS 4441(INT)-1996 Oriented PVC (OPVC) pipes for pressure applications
    AS/NZS 2053.2:2001 Conduits and fittings for electrical installations Rigid plain conduits and fittings of insulating material
    AS/NZS 1254:2002 PVC pipes and fittings for storm and surface water applications
    AS 3835.3(INT)-1998 Coordination of power and telecommunications - Earth Potential Rise (EPR) Isolation arrangements for paired cable telemetering/telecontrol services in LV areas and HV sites
    AS/NZS 5065:2005 Polyethylene and polypropylene pipes and fittings for drainage and sewerage applications (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 3500.5:2000 National Plumbing and Drainage - Domestic installations
    AS 4617-2004 Manual shut off gas valves
    MP 52-2001 Manual of authorization procedures for plumbing and drainage products
    AS/NZS 4020:2005 Testing of products for use in contact with drinking water
    AS/NZS 3500.1:2003 Plumbing and drainage Water services
    AS 1589-2001 Copper and copper alloy waste fittings (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 2280:1999 Ductile iron pressure pipes and fittings
    AS/NZS 1260:2002 PVC-U pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent application
    AS/NZS 3500.3.2:1998 National plumbing and drainage Stormwater drainage - Acceptable solutions
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