• AS/NZS 2642.1:1994

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    Polybutylene pipe systems - Polybutylene (PB) pipe extrusion compounds

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

    Superseded date:  06-25-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1994

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 2642.1:1994 POLYBUTYLENE PIPE SYSTEMS - POLYBUTYLENE (PB) PIPE EXTRUSION COMPOUNDS
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - 1 SCOPE
    6 - 2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 3 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 3.1 Hoop stress
    7 - 3.2 Hydrostatic design stress
    7 - 3.3 Long-term hydrostatic strength (LTHS)
    7 - 3.4 Pipe material temperature
    7 - 3.5 Reference curve
    7 - 3.6 Type test
    7 - 4 COMPOSITION
    7 - 4.1 General
    7 - 4.2 Density
    7 - 4.3 Melt flow index
    7 - 4.4 Additives
    8 - 5 STRENGTH CHARACTERISTICS
    8 - 5.1 Long-term strength test
    8 - 5.2 Short-term strength test
    8 - 6 LIGHT TRANSMISSION
    8 - 7 TOXICITY AND EFFECT ON WATER
    8 - 8 MARKING
    9 - APPENDIX A - METHOD FOR DETERMINING VOLATILE CONTENT OF CARBON BLACK
    9 - A1 SCOPE
    9 - A2 APPARATUS
    9 - A3 PROCEDURE
    9 - A4 CALCULATION
    9 - A5 TEST REPORT
    10 - APPENDIX B - METHOD FOR DETERMINING TOLUENE EXTRACT OF CARBON BLACK
    10 - B1 SCOPE
    10 - B2 REAGENT
    10 - B3 APPARATUS
    10 - B4 PROCEDURE
    10 - B5 CALCULATION
    10 - B6 TEST REPORT
    11 - APPENDIX C - SHORT-TERM PRESSURE TEST
    11 - C1 SCOPE
    11 - C2 PRINCIPLE
    11 - C3 APPARATUS
    11 - C4 PREPARATION OF TEST SPECIMENS
    11 - C5 CONDITIONING OF TEST SPECIMENS
    12 - C6 PROCEDURE
    12 - C7 TEST REPORT
    14 - APPENDIX D - METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE DIMENSIONS OF PIPE
    14 - D1 SCOPE
    14 - D2 TEMPERATURE OF MEASUREMENT
    14 - D3 DETERMINATION OF OUTSIDE DIAMETER
    14 - D3.1 Apparatus
    14 - D3.2 Procedure
    14 - D4 DETERMINATION OF WALL THICKNESS
    14 - D4.1 Apparatus
    14 - D4.2 Procedure
    14 - D5 TEST REPORT

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies the requirements for polybutylene extrusion compounds suitable for making polybutylene pipe for hot and cold water applications. Polybutylene compound complying with this Standard is not intended to be manufactured into pipes for use in gas reticulation.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for polybutylene extrusion compounds suitable for making polybutylene pipe for hot and cold water applications.NOTE: Polybutylene compound complying with this Standard is not intended to be manufactured into pipes for use in gas reticulation.

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    Committee PL-006
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 2642.1-1983.Second edition 1989.Jointly revised and designated as Joint Standard AS/NZS 2642.1:1994. First published as AS 2642.1-1983. Second edition 1989. Jointly revised and designated as Joint Standard AS/NZS 2642.1:1994.

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

    AS 3500.0-1990 National Plumbing and Drainage Code - Glossary of terms
    AS 1462.14-1986 Methods of test for unplasticized PVC (UPVC) pipes and fittings - Method for determination of the light transmission of UPVC pipe
    AS 1349-1986 Bourdon tube pressure and vacuum gauges (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1193-1989 Plastics - Methods for determining the density and relative density of non-cellular plastics
    AS 2101-1978 Internal micrometers (including stick micrometers) (metric series)
    AS 1984-1977 Vernier callipers (metric series)
    AS 2102-1989 Micrometer callipers for external measurement
    AS 3855-1994 Suitability of plumbing and water distribution systems products for contact with potable water

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

    AS/NZS 2642.2:1994 Polybutylene pipe systems - Polybutylene (PB) pipe for hot and cold water applications
    AS 5082.2-2007 Polybutylene (PB) plumbing pipe systems - Metric series Mechanical and fusion jointing systems (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 2906:2001 Fuel containers - Portable - plastic and metal
    AS/NZS 2642.3:1994 Polybutylene pipe systems - Mechanical jointing fittings for use with polybutylene (PB) pipes for hot and cold water applications
    AS 5082.1-2007 Polybutylene (PB) plumbing pipe systems - Metric series Metric polybutylene (PB) pipes for hot and cold water applications
    AS/NZS 2906:1999 Fuel containers - Portable - Plastics and metal
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