• AS/NZS 1576.3:1995

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    Scaffolding Prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-05-1995

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 1576.3:1995 SCAFFOLDING - PREFABRICATED AND TUBE–AND–COUPLER SCAFFOLDING
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE
    6 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 1.3 NEW MATERIALS AND METHODS
    7 - 1.4 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 1.4.1 Adjustable castor
    7 - 1.4.2 Adjustable leg
    7 - 1.4.3 Counterweight
    7 - 1.4.4 Diagonal brace
    7 - 1.4.5 Frame scaffold
    7 - 1.4.6 Freestanding tower
    7 - 1.4.7 Height
    7 - 1.4.8 Lift
    7 - 1.4.9 Mobile scaffold
    7 - 1.4.10 Modular scaffold
    7 - 1.4.11 Outrigger
    8 - 1.4.12 Plan brace
    8 - 1.4.13 Prefabricated platform
    8 - 1.4.14 Prefabricated scaffold
    8 - 1.4.15 Stabilizer
    8 - 1.4.16 Tower scaffold
    8 - 1.4.17 Tube-and-coupler scaffolding
    8 - 1.5 TYPES OF PREFABRICATED SCAFFOLDING
    8 - 1.6 INFORMATION FROM SUPPLIER
    12 - SECTION 2 MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS
    12 - 2.1 CAST STEEL COMPONENTS
    12 - 2.2 CAST IRON COMPONENTS
    12 - 2.3 ALUMINIUM
    12 - 2.3.1 Cast components
    12 - 2.3.2 Wrought components
    12 - 2.4 STEEL TUBE
    12 - 2.4.1 General
    12 - 2.4.2 End finish
    12 - 2.4.3 Surface finish
    13 - 2.4.4 Internal projections
    13 - 2.5 ALUMINIUM TUBE
    13 - 2.5.1 General
    13 - 2.5.2 Tube-and-coupler scaffolding
    13 - 2.5.3 Other scaffolding
    13 - 2.6 TUBE DIAMETERS
    13 - 2.7 COUPLERS AND ACCESSORIES
    13 - 2.8 STRUCTURAL PLYWOOD
    14 - SECTION 3 SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
    14 - 3.1 MODULAR SCAFFOLDING
    14 - 3.1.1 Base lift
    14 - 3.1.2 Lift height
    14 - 3.2 FRAME SCAFFOLDING
    14 - 3.3 STABILITY OF FREESTANDING SCAFFOLD
    14 - 3.4 PREFABRICATED PLATFORM
    14 - 3.5 MOBILE SCAFFOLDS
    15 - SECTION 4 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    15 - 4.1 GENERAL
    15 - 4.2 TESTING
    15 - 4.2.1 General
    15 - 4.2.2 Assembled frame, modular or tube-and-coupler scaffold
    15 - 4.2.3 Load-bearing components
    15 - 4.2.4 Stiffness of assembled freestanding scaffold
    15 - 4.2.5 Prefabricated platform unit
    16 - APPENDIX A - TEST ON ASSEMBLED TOWER
    16 - A1 SCOPE
    16 - A2 PRINCIPLE
    16 - A3 APPARATUS
    16 - A4 PROCEDURE
    17 - A5 REPORT
    19 - APPENDIX B - TEST ON ASSEMBLED FRAME, MODULAR AND TUBE-AND-COUPLER SCAFFOLD
    19 - B1 SCOPE
    19 - B2 PRINCIPLE
    19 - B3 APPARATUS
    19 - B4 PROCEDURE
    20 - B5 REPORT
    22 - APPENDIX C - TEST ON LOAD-BEARING COMPONENTS
    22 - C1 SCOPE
    22 - C2 PRINCIPLE
    22 - C3 APPARATUS
    22 - C4 PROCEDURE
    22 - C5 REPORT
    24 - APPENDIX D - STIFFNESS TEST ON ASSEMBLED FREESTANDING SCAFFOLDS
    24 - D1 SCOPE
    24 - D2 PRINCIPLE
    24 - D3 APPARATUS
    24 - D4 PROCEDURE
    24 - D5 CALCULATIONS
    25 - D6 REPORT
    26 - APPENDIX E - TEST OF PREFABRICATED PLATFORM UNIT
    26 - E1 SCOPE
    26 - E2 PRINCIPLE
    26 - E3 APPARATUS
    26 - E4 PROCEDURE
    26 - E5 REPORT

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    Specifies performance requirements for prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding. It is to be read in conjunction with AS/NZS1576.1.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies performance requirements for prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding. It is to be read in conjunction with AS/NZS 1576.1.

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    Committee BD/36
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status AvailableSuperseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as part of AS 1575-1974.
    AS 1576 first published 1974.
    AS 1575-1974 and AS 1576-1974 revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS 1576.3-1991.
    Jointly revised and designated as Joint Standard AS/NZS 1576.3:1995. First published as part of AS 1575-1974. AS 1576 first published 1974. AS 1575-1974 and AS 1576-1974 revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS 1576.3-1991. Jointly revised and designated as Joint Standard AS/NZS 1576.3:1995.

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

    AS 1833-2002 Austenitic cast iron
    AS 2269-1979 Structural plywood (incorporating Corrig.)
    AS/NZS 1594:2002 Hot-rolled steel flat products
    AS 1664-1979 Rules for the use of aluminium in structures (known as the SAA Aluminium Structures Code) (incorporating Corrig.)
    AS 1831-2007 Ductile cast iron
    AS 1594-1989 Hot-rolled steel flat products
    AS 2074-1982 Steel castings
    AS/NZS 2269:2004 Plywood - Structural
    AS 1833-1986 Iron castings - Austenitic cast iron
    AS 1576.2-1991 Scaffolding - Couplers and accessories
    AS 1444-2007 Wrought alloy steels - Standard, hardenability (H) series and hardened and tempered to designated mechanical properties
    AS 1831-1985 Iron castings - Spheroidal or nodular graphite cast iron
    AS 1874-1988 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Ingots and castings
    AS 3678-1990 Structural steel - Hot-rolled plates, floorplates and slabs
    AS/NZS 1576.1:1995 Scaffolding General requirements
    AS 2848.1-1998 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Compositions and designations Wrought products (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1874-2000 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Ingots and castings (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1163-1991 Structural steel hollow sections
    AS/NZS 1734:1997 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Flat sheet, coiled sheet and plate (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 1650-1989 Hot-dipped galvanized coatings on ferrous articles
    AS 1734-1986 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Flat sheet, coiled sheet and plate
    AS/NZS 1866:1997 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Extruded rod, bar, solid and hollow shapes (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 2074-2003 Cast steels
    AS 1444-1996 Wrought alloy steels - Standard, hardenability (H) series and hardened and tempered to designated mechanical properties
    AS 1866-1986 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Extruded rod, bar, solid and hollow shapes
    AS 1832-2007 Malleable cast iron
    AS/NZS 3678:1996 Structural steel - Hot-rolled plates, floorplates and slabs
    AS/NZS 3679.1:1996 Structural steel - Hot-rolled bars and sections
    AS 3679.1-1990 Structural steel - Hot-rolled bars and sections
    AS 1832-1985 Iron castings - Malleable cast iron

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

    AS/NZS 1576.1:2010 Scaffolding - General requirements
    AS/NZS 1576.1:1995 Scaffolding General requirements
    AS/NZS 4994.1(INT):2004 Temporary roof edge protection for housing and residential buildings General requirements
    AS/NZS 1576.2:2009 Scaffolding Couplers and accessories
    AS/NZS 4994.2:2009 Temporary edge protection Roof edge protection - Installation and dismantling
    AS 3610.1-2010 Formwork for concrete Documentation and surface finish
    AS/NZS 4576:1995 Guidelines for scaffolding
    AS/NZS 1576.6:2000 Scaffolding - Metal tube-and-coupler scaffolding - Deemed to comply with AS/NZS 1576.3
    AS 1576.4-1991 Scaffolding - Suspended scaffolding
    AS/NZS 1576.4:2013 Scaffolding Suspended scaffolding
    AS 2601-2001 The demolition of structures
    AS/NZS 4994.1:2009 Temporary edge protection General requirements
    AS 6001-1999 Working platforms for housing construction
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