• AS/NZS 3879:1995

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    Solvent cements and priming fluids for use with unplasticized PVC (uPVC) pipes and fittings

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

    Superseded date:  06-30-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1995

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/ NZS 3879:1995 SOLVENT CEMENTS AND PRIMING FLUIDS FOR USE WITH UNPLASTICIZED PVC (UPVC) PIPES AND FITTINGS
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - 1 SCOPE
    6 - 2 APPLICATION
    6 - 3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 4 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 5 CLASSIFICATION
    7 - 6 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    7 - 6.1 Viscosity
    8 - 6.2 Effect on water
    8 - 6.3 Colour
    8 - 7 TEST REQUIREMENTS
    8 - 7.1 Shear strength
    8 - 7.2 Long-term pressure test (Type P only)
    8 - 7.3 Sealing of joints
    8 - 7.4 Spreadability test
    8 - 8 PRIMING FLUIDS
    9 - 9 PACKAGING
    9 - 10 MARKING
    9 - 11 AUSTRALIAN WATER UTILITY REQUIREMENTS
    10 - APPENDIX A - MEANS FOR DEMONSTRATING COMPLIANCE WITH THIS STANDARD
    10 - A1 SCOPE
    10 - A2 STATISTICAL SAMPLING
    10 - A3 PRODUCT CERTIFICATION
    10 - A4 SUPPLIER’S QUALITY SYSTEM
    11 - A5 OTHER MEANS OF ASSESSMENT
    12 - APPENDIX B - SHEAR STRENGTH TEST
    12 - B1 SCOPE
    12 - B2 PRINCIPLE
    12 - B3 APPARATUS
    12 - B4 REAGENT AND MATERIAL
    12 - B5 TEST PIPE PREPARATION
    12 - B5.1 Machining of pipe for test specimens
    13 - B5.2 Dimensions and selection of test pieces
    13 - B6 PREPARATION OF TEST SPECIMENS
    15 - B7 PROCEDURE
    15 - B8 CALCULATIONS
    16 - B9 TEST REPORT
    16 - B10 REQUIRED CHARACTERISTICS
    18 - APPENDIX C - LONG-TERM PRESSURE TEST
    18 - C1 SCOPE
    18 - C2 PRINCIPLE
    18 - C3 APPARATUS
    19 - C4 PREPARATION OF TEST SPECIMENS
    20 - C5 PROCEDURE
    20 - C6 REPORT
    21 - APPENDIX D - JOINT SEALING TEST METHODS
    21 - D1 SCOPE
    21 - D2 PRINCIPLE
    21 - D3 APPARATUS
    21 - D4 PRESSURE JOINTS (Type P)
    21 - D4.1 Preparation of test specimens
    21 - D4.2 Procedure
    22 - D4.3 Report
    22 - D5 NON-PRESSURE JOINTS (Type N)
    22 - D5.1 Preparation of test specimens
    22 - D5.2 Procedure
    23 - D5.3 Report
    24 - APPENDIX E - SPREADABILITY TEST
    24 - E1 SCOPE
    24 - E2 PRINCIPLE
    24 - E3 APPARATUS
    24 - E4 CONDITIONING
    24 - E5 PROCEDURE
    24 - E6 EXPRESSION OF RESULTS
    24 - E7 TEST REPORT

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    Specifies the requirements for solvent cements and priming fluids used in the jointing of unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) pipes and fittings for both pressure and non-pressure application.

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    This Standard specifies the requirements for solvent cements and priming fluids used in the jointing of unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) pipes and fittings for both pressure and non-pressure applications.NOTE: Alternative methods of determining 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

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS A185-1971.AS A185-1971 withdrawn 1989.Revised and redesignated AS 3879(Int)-1991.Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 3879:1995. First published as AS A185-1971. AS A185-1971 withdrawn 1989. Revised and redesignated AS 3879(Int)-1991. Jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 3879:1995.

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    AS 3500.0-1990 National Plumbing and Drainage Code - Glossary of terms
    AS 3855-1994 Suitability of plumbing and water distribution systems products for contact with potable water
    AS 2001.4.1-1996 Methods of test for textiles Colourfastness tests - Definitions and general requirements
    AS 1399-1990 Guide to AS 1199 - Sampling procedures and tables for inspection by attributes
    AS 1199-1988 Sampling procedures and tables for inspection by attributes
    AS 1260.1-1984 Unplasticized PVC (UPVC) pipes and fittings for sewerage applications - Pipes
    AS 2700-1996 Colour Standards for general purposes - Swatches
    AS 2032-1977 Code of practice for installation of UPVC pipe systems
    AS 1477.1-1988 Unplasticized PVC (UPVC) pipes and fittings for pressure applications - Pipes
    AS 1321.9-1977 Methods for the sampling and testing of adhesives Brookfield viscosity of liquid adhesives
    AS/NZS ISO 9004.1:1994 Quality management and quality system elements Guidelines
    AS 1254-1991 Unplasticized PVC (UPVC) pipes and fittings for storm and surface water applications
    AS 2382-1981 Surface roughness comparison specimens
    AS 1415.1-1984 Unplasticized PVC (UPVC) pipes and fittings for soil, waste and vent (SWV) applications - Pipes
    AS 2243.8-1992 Safety in laboratories - Fume cupboards
    AS/NZS ISO 9000.1:1994 Quality management and quality assurance standards Guidelines for selection and use

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