• AS/NZS 3500.0:2003

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    Plumbing and drainage Glossary of terms

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  12-15-2003

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Committee WS-014
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status AvailableSuperseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    First published as AS 1355-1979.Revised and redesignated AS 3500.0-1990.Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 3500.0:1995.Third edition 2003. Originated as AS 1355-1979. Previous edition AS/NZS 3500.0:1995. Third edition 2003.

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    NZS/AS 4558(INT) : 2013 DECORATIVE GAS LOG AND OTHER FUEL EFFECT APPLIANCES
    AS 2813-1985 Solar water heaters - Method of test for thermal performance - Simulator method
    AS 4234-1994 Solar water heaters - Domestic and heat pump - Calculation of energy consumption
    AS 2345-2006 Dezincification resistance of copper alloys
    AS/NZS 3718:2005 Water supply - Tap ware (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 4445.1:1997 Solar heating - Domestic water heating systems Performance rating procedure using indoor test methods
    AS/NZS 4020:2002 Testing of products for use in contact with drinking water
    AS/NZS 3718:2003 Water supply - Tap ware
    AS 2984-1987 Solar water heaters - Method of test for thermal performance - Outdoor test method
    AS 2345-1992 Dezincification resistance of copper alloys
    AS/NZS 4020:2005 Testing of products for use in contact with drinking water

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    ATS 5200.469-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Waterless or limited flush urinals - With an integral sealing device
    AS 1631-1994 Cast grey and ductile iron non-pressure pipes and fittings (Reconfirmed 2018)
    ATS 5200.016-2010 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products
    ATS 5200.006-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Reflux valves, sewerage
    AS 5200.458-2008 Plumbing and drainage products Universal plastic-bodied transition couplings
    AS 2118.5-1995 Automatic fire sprinkler systems - Domestic
    AS 1281-2001 Cement mortar lining of steel pipes and fittings (Reconfirmed 2018)
    ATS 5200.453-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Heated water systems - Thermostatic circulation valve
    AS 2118.3-2010 Automatic fire sprinkler systems Deluge systems
    AS 3517-2007 Capillary fittings of copper and copper alloy for non-pressure sanitary plumbing applications (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 4553-2008 Gas space heating appliances
    AS/NZS 3500.4:2015 Plumbing and drainage Heated water services
    ATS 5200.047-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Self-sealing devices
    ATS 5200.499-2008 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Inline sewer dosing unit (SDU)
    AS 5200.000-2006 Technical specification for plumbing and drainage products Procedures for certification of plumbing and drainage products (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 1477:2017 PVC pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    AS/NZS 3500.2:2018 Plumbing and drainage Sanitary plumbing and drainage
    AS/NZS 1254:2010 PVC-U pipes and fittings for stormwater and surface water applications
    AS/NZS 2982:2010 Laboratory design and construction
    AS/NZS 6400:2005 Water efficient products - Rating and labelling
    ATS 5200.004-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Urinal flushing cisterns
    ATS 5200.051-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Bidet douche seats
    ATS 5200.460-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Grey water diversion device (GWDD)
    AS/NZS 2492:2007 Cross-linked polyethylene (PE-X) pipes for pressure applications
    AS/NZS 1546.3:2008 On-site domestic wastewater treatment units Aerated wastewater treatment systems
    AS 1357.1-2004 Valves primarily for use in heated water systems - Protection valves
    AS 3500.2.1-1996 National Plumbing and Drainage - Sanitary plumbing and drainage - Performance requirements
    AS 1172.5:2019 Sanitary plumbing products Baths for ablutionary purposes
    AS 4796:2016 Water supply - Metal-bodied and plastic-bodied ball valves for property service connection
    AS 2845.3-2010 Water supply - Backflow prevention devices Field testing and maintenance of testable devices
    ATS 5200.042-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Roll-grooved jointing systems
    AS/NZS 2845.1:2010 Water supply - Backflow prevention devices Materials, design and performance requirements
    AS/NZS 3518:2013 Acrylonitrile butadine styrene (ABS) compounds, pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    AS 5200.037.2-2008 Plumbing and drainage products Flow controllers for use with heated or cold water systems (Reconfirmed 2016)
    ATS 5200.490-2007 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Cross-linked polyethylene/ aluminium/polyethylene-composite pipe systems for pressure applications (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 3795-1996 Copper alloy tubes for plumbing and drainage applications
    AS/NZS 3499:2006 Water supply - Flexible hose assemblies
    AS/NZS 3500.1:2018 Plumbing and drainage Water Services
    AS 4118.1.2-1996 Fire sprinkler systems Components - Alarm valves (wet) (Reconfirmed 2013)
    ATS 5200.040-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Waste pipe connection outlets and gratings, separate or integral
    AS 4139-2003 Fibre-reinforced concrete pipes and fittings (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 4563-2004 Commercial catering gas equipment
    AS 1546.3:2017 On-site domestic wastewater treatment units Secondary treatment systems
    AS/NZS 3662:2005 Performance of showers for bathing
    AS/NZS 3690:2009 Installation of ABS pipe systems
    AS/NZS 2642.2:1994 Polybutylene pipe systems - Polybutylene (PB) pipe for hot and cold water applications
    AS 2118.2-2010 Automatic fire sprinkler systems Drencher systems
    AS 4125.1-2009 Sound laboratory practice in food and water microbiology laboratories - Premises, safety, sample management, regulatory compliance and record management
    ATS 5200.020-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Flushing valves for water closets and urinals - for use with mains supply
    ATS 5200.050-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Prefabricated bathroom modules
    ATS 5200.104-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Appliances (miscellaneous)
    AS 5830.1-2012 In-line ball valves for use in plumbing water supply systems Metal-bodied
    AS 4558-2011 Decorative gas log and other fuel effect appliances
    ATS 5200.461-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Stainless steel tubes and mechanical compression fittings for pressure applications
    AS 4032.1-2005 Water supply - Valves for the control of heated water supply temperatures Thermostatic mixing valves - Materials design and performance requirements
    ATS 5200.055-2008 Technical specifications for plumbing and drainage products Plastics fittings - Connectors with flexible intermediate joints for drainage and sewerage applications
    ATS 5200.468-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Hot water systems - Recirculation valves
    AS 3688:2016 Water supply and gas systems - Metallic fittings and end connectors
    AS 1172.2:2014 Sanitary plumbing products Flushing devices and cistern inlet and outlet valves
    AS/NZS 2033:2008 Installation of polyethylene pipe systems
    ATS 5200.028-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Commercial food waste disposal unit
    AS/NZS 3500.5:2012 Plumbing and drainage Housing installations
    AS/NZS 1730:1996 Washbasins
    AS 1172.1-2005 Water closets (WC) - Pans
    ATS 5200.017-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Cistern outlet valves
    AS 4118.1.6-1995 Fire sprinkler systems Components - Stop valves and non-return valves (Reconfirmed 2013)
    ATS 5200.464-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Hot water manual or sensor-activated pumping systems
    AS 4032.2-2005 Water supply - Valves for the control of hot water supply temperatures Tempering valves and end-of-line temperature-actuated devices (Reconfirmed 2015)
    ATS 5200.471-2005 Technical specification for plumbing and drainage products Stainless steel tubes and mechanical compression fittings for pressure applications - Alternative systems
    AS/NZS 3879:2006 Solvent cements and priming fluids for PVC (PVC-U and PVC-M) and ABS pipes and fittings
    AS/NZS 3500.4:2003 Plumbing and drainage Heated water services
    AS/NZS 3500.2:2003 Plumbing and drainage Sanitary plumbing and drainage
    AS/NZS 3500.2.2:1996 National plumbing and drainage Sanitary plumbing and drainage - Acceptable solutions
    ATS 5200.425-2009 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Water closet (WC) suite with integral odour control device (OCD) connected to sanitary plumbing and drainage system
    AS 4118.1.5-1996 Fire sprinkler systems Components - Deluge and pre-action valves
    AS 3565.1-2010 Meters for cold and heated drinking and non-drinking water supplies Technical requirements (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS/NZS 4765:2007 Modified PVC (PVC-M) pipes for pressure applications
    AS 5082.2-2007 Polybutylene (PB) plumbing pipe systems - Metric series Mechanical and fusion jointing systems (Reconfirmed 2017)
    ATS 5200.476-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Heated water systems - Leak protection device
    AS/NZS 1260:2009 PVC-U pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent application
    AS/NZS 1260:2017 PVC-U pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent applications
    MP 52-2005 Manual of authorization procedures for plumbing and drainage products
    AS/NZS 2544:1995 Grey iron pressure fittings
    AS/NZS 3879:2011 Solvent cements and priming fluids for PVC (PVC-U and PVC-M) and ABS and ASA pipes and fittings
    AS 1357.2-2005 Valves primarily for use in heated water systems Control valves
    AS/NZS 2023:1995 Baths for ablutionary purposes
    AS 1628-1999 Water supply - Metallic gate, globe and non-return valves
    AS/NZS 3500.3:2003 Plumbing and drainage Stormwater drainage
    HB 230-2008 Rainwater Tank Design and Installation Handbook
    AS/NZS 1477:2006 PVC pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    ATS 5200.014-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Jointing materials
    ATS 5200.478-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Cross-linked polyethylene/Aluminium/Cross-linked polyethylene macro-composite pipe systems for pressure applications
    AS 4118.1.7-1996 Fire sprinkler systems Components - Alarm valves (dry)
    ATS 5200.037.2-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Flow controllers - For use in heated or cold water plumbing systems
    AS/NZS 2642.1:2007 Polybutylene (PB) plumbing pipe systems Polybutylene (PB) pipe extrusion compounds
    AS 4321-2001 Fusion-bonded medium-density polyethylene coating and lining for pipes and fittings (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS/NZS 2041.1:2011 Buried corrugated metal structures Design methods
    AS 1172.1:2014 Sanitary plumbing products Water closet pans
    ATS 5200.420-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Trap-priming valves
    ATS 5200.037-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Flow controllers
    AS 2118.6-1995 Automatic fire sprinkler systems - Combined sprinkler and hydrant
    ATS 5200.477-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Rainwater/mains supply changeover devices
    AS/NZS 3518:2004 Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) compounds, pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    AS 2118.4-2012 Automatic fire sprinkler systems Sprinkler protection for accommodation buildings not exceeding four storeys in height
    AS 2887-1993 Plastic waste fittings
    ATS 5200.007-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Water hammer arrestors
    AS 1756-1999 Household sinks
    ATS 5200.489-2009 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Stainless steel flexible assemblies for plumbing applications
    ATS 5200.501-2011 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Anti-infiltration overflow-relief device
    ATS 5200.103-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Water treatment systems (other than those specified in AS/NZS 3497)
    ATS 5200.459-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Waterless urinals - Wall hung (Level 1)
    AS/NZS 2041.2:2011 Buried corrugated metal structures Installation
    ATS 5200.037.1-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Flow controllers - For controlling flows in cold or heated water systems
    ATS 5200.501-2009 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products
    AS 3861-1991 Spa baths
    AS 4176.2-2010 Multilayer pipes for pressure applications Multilayer piping systems for hot and cold water plumbing applications - Pipes (ISO 21003-2:2008, MOD)
    AS 4556-2011 Indirect gas-fired ducted air heaters
    AS 2845.2-1996 Water supply - Backflow prevention devices Air gaps and break tanks
    AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS 4176-1994 Polyethylene/aluminium and cross-linked polyethylene/aluminium macro-composite pipe systems for pressure applications
    AS 1546.4:2016 On-site domestic wastewater treatment units Domestic greywater treatment systems
    HB 326-2008 Urban Greywater Installation Handbook for Single Households
    AS/NZS 1229:2002 Laundry troughs and tubs
    ATS 5200.101-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Appliances (low hazard rating)
    ATS 5200.030-2012 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Solenoid valves
    AS 2118.10-1995 Automatic fire sprinkler systems Approval documentation
    AS 5200.000-2005 Technical specification for plumbing and drainage products Procedures for certification of plumbing and drainage products
    AS/NZS 3718:2005 Water supply - Tap ware (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2118.2-1995 Automatic fire sprinkler systems - Wall wetting sprinklers (Drenchers)
    AS 1172.4:2019 Sanitary plumbing products Washbasins
    AS/NZS 4158:2003 Thermal-bonded polymeric coatings on valves and fittings for water industry purposes
    ATS 5200.021-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Flushing valves for water closets and urinals - for use with break tank supply
    ATS 5200.467-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Rainwater tank connection valve
    ATS 5200.482-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Soil waste dump fitting
    AS 3600:2018 Concrete structures
    ATS 5200.026-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Cold water storage tanks
    ATS 5200.466-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Rainwater tank connection devices
    AS/NZS 2280:2004 Ductile iron pipes and fittings
    AS/NZS 1254:2002 PVC pipes and fittings for storm and surface water applications
    HB 230-2006 Rainwater Tank Design and Installation Handbook
    ATS 5200.472-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Heated water system recirculation device
    AS 4809:2017 Copper pipe and fittings - Installation and commissioning
    AS/NZS 2642.3:1994 Polybutylene pipe systems - Mechanical jointing fittings for use with polybutylene (PB) pipes for hot and cold water applications
    ATS 5200.473-2007 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Stainless steel/nano-antibiotic PP-R pipe systems for water supply applications
    AS/NZS 3500.3:2018 Plumbing and drainage Stormwater drainage
    AS/NZS 2243.3:2010 Safety in laboratories Microbiological safety and containment
    AS/NZS 3982:1996 Urinals
    ATS 5200.053-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Stainless steel pipes and tubes
    AS 5082.1-2007 Polybutylene (PB) plumbing pipe systems - Metric series Metric polybutylene (PB) pipes for hot and cold water applications
    AS 1910-2004 Water supply - Float control valves for use in hot and cold water
    AS 5100.5:2017 Bridge design Concrete
    AS/NZS 5065:2005 Polyethylene and polypropylene pipes and fittings for drainage and sewerage applications (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 1172.2-1999 Water closet (WC) pans of 6/3 L capacity or proven equivalent - Cisterns
    AS 2537-1994 Mechanical jointing fittings for use with cross-linked polyethylene (PE-X) pipe for hot and cold water applications
    AS 4032.4:2014 Water supply - Valves for the control of heated water supply temperatures Thermostatically controlled taps for the control of heated water supply temperatures
    AS 4198-1994 Precast concrete access chambers for sewerage applications
    ATS 5200.012-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - In-line valves for use in plumbing water supply systems - Miscellaneous types metallic and non-metallic
    AS 2118.4-1995 Automatic fire sprinkler systems - Residential
    AS/NZS 2845.3:2020 Water supply - Backflow prevention devices Field testing and maintenance of testable devices
    ATS 5200.105-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Appliances - Beverage dispensers and icemakers
    AS/NZS 4348:1995 Water supply - Domestic type water treatment appliances - Performance requirements
    ATS 5200.046-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Diversion systems - Wash down and first flush
    ATS 5200.491-2010 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Aluminium alloy piping system with plastics lining for plumbing water service applications
    AS/NZS 2280:2014 Ductile iron pipes and fittings
    ATS 5200.016-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Cistern inlet valves
    AS/NZS 6400:2016 Water efficient products - Rating and labelling
    AS/NZS 2280:2020 Ductile iron pipes and fittings
    AS/NZS 2845.1:1998 Water supply - Backflow prevention devices Materials, design and performance requirements
    AS/NZS 4131:2010 Polyethylene (PE) compounds for pressure pipes and fittings (Reconfirmed 2022)
    AS/NZS 3497:1998 Drinking water treatment units - Plumbing requirements
    AS 1432-2004 Copper tubes for plumbing, gasfitting and drainage applications
    AS 4551-2008 Domestic gas cooking appliances
    AS 2845.3-1993 Water supply - Backflow prevention devices Field testing and maintenance
    ATS 5200.475-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Heated Water Systems - Cold water recovery device
    ATS 5200.463-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Positive air pressure attenuator
    AS 1357.1-2009 Valves primarily for use in heated water systems Protection valves
    ATS 5200.481-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Thermal switching valves
    AS 4032.3-2004 Water supply - Valves for the control of heated water supply temperatures Requirements for field-testing, maintenance or replacement of thermostatic mixing valves, tempering valves and end-of-line temperature control devices
    AS 4643-2007 Overhead radiant tube gas heaters
    AS/NZS 3500.4:2018 Plumbing and drainage Heated water services
    ATS 5200.006-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Reflux valves - Sewerage
    AS 5200.007-2008 Plumbing and drainage products Metal-bodied water hammer arresters
    AS 3588-1996 Shower bases and shower modules
    AS/NZS 1516:1994 The cement mortar lining of pipelines in situ (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 5200.053-2008 Plumbing and drainage products Stainless steel pipes and tubes for pressure applications
    AS 4118.2.1-1995 Fire sprinkler systems Piping - General (Reconfirmed 2013)
    AS/NZS 3500.1:2003 Plumbing and drainage Water services
    ATS 5200.462-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Rainwater tank connection valve
    AS 3498-2009 Authorization requirements for plumbing products - Water heaters and hot-water storage tanks
    AS 4552-2005 Gas fired water heaters for hot water supply and/or central heating
    AS/NZS 4129:2008 Fittings for polyethylene (PE) pipes for pressure applications
    ATS 5200.052-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Metallic-bodied inlet pressure control valves greater than DN 50
    AS 1172.3:2019 Sanitary plumbing products Personal hygiene fixtures and appliances - Bidets and bidettes
    ATS 5200.479-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Flood stop safety valve
    AS/NZS 3000:2018 (Unamended Hardcopy + Amendments) Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS 3498:2020 Safety and public health requirements for plumbing products - Water heaters and hot-water storage tanks
    ATS 5200.030-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Solenoid valves
    AS/NZS 2642.2:2008 Polybutylene (PB) plumbing pipe systems Polybutylene (PB) pipe for hot and cold water applications (Reconfirmed 2022)
    AS 3498-2003 Authorization requirements for plumbing products - Water heaters and hot-water storage tanks
    AS/NZS 2041:1998 Buried corrugated metal structures
    AS 3688-2005 Water supply - Metallic fittings and end connectors
    AS 1589-2001 Copper and copper alloy waste fittings (Reconfirmed 2018)
    ATS 5200.030-2007 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Solenoid valves
    AS 5830.2-2012 In-line ball valves for use in plumbing water supply systems Plastics-bodied
    AS/NZS 3500.3:2015 Plumbing and drainage Stormwater drainage
    ATS 5200.485-2006 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Pressure compensating tank
    AS/NZS 2280:2012 Ductile iron pipes and fittings
    AS 1579-2001 Arc-welded steel pipes and fittings for water and wastewater (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 4118.1.3-1995 Fire sprinkler systems Components - Water motor alarms (Reconfirmed 2013)
    ATS 5200.486-2008 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Sprinklers for home applications
    AS/NZS 1260:2002 PVC-U pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent application
    ATS 5200.458-2004 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products - Universal transition fitting
    AS/NZS 4130:2009 Polyethylene (PE) pipes for pressure applications
    AS 2419.1-2005 Fire hydrant installations System design, installation and commissioning
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