• AS/NZS 3879:2006

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    Solvent cements and priming fluids for PVC (PVC-U and PVC-M) and ABS pipes and fittings

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

    Superseded date:  06-24-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2006

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 3879:2006 SOLVENT CEMENTS AND PRIMING FLUIDS FOR PVC (PVC-U AND PVC-M) AND ABS PIPES AND FITTINGS
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - 1 SCOPE
    6 - 2 APPLICATION
    6 - 3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 4 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 4.1 Priming fluid
    7 - 4.2 Solvent cement
    7 - 5 CLASSIFICATION
    7 - 6 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    7 - 6.1 Materials
    7 - 6.2 Effect on water
    8 - 6.3 Colour
    8 - 7 TEST REQUIREMENTS
    8 - 7.1 General
    8 - 7.2 Rate of strength development
    8 - 7.3 Joint strength
    8 - 7.3.1 Pressure joints (Type P and G)
    8 - 7.3.2 Non-pressure joints (Type N and G)
    8 - 7.4 Application suitability
    8 - 7.4.1 General
    8 - 7.4.2 Viscosity test
    9 - 7.4.3 Spreadability test
    9 - 8 PRIMING FLUIDS
    9 - 9 PACKAGING
    9 - 10 MARKING
    10 - APPENDIX A - MEANS FOR DEMONSTRATING COMPLIANCE WITH THIS STANDARD
    10 - A1 SCOPE
    10 - A2 RELEVANCE
    10 - A3 DEFINITIONS
    10 - A3.1 Acceptable quality level (AQL)
    10 - A3.2 Batch
    10 - A3.3 Batch release test (BRT)
    10 - A3.4 Inspection level
    10 - A3.5 Lot
    10 - A3.6 New formulation
    10 - A3.7 Sample
    10 - A3.8 Sampling plan
    11 - A3.9 Type test (TT)
    11 - A4 PRODUCT CERTIFICATION
    11 - A5 MINIMUM SAMPLING AND TESTING FREQUENCY PLAN
    11 - A5.1 General
    11 - A5.2 Retesting
    11 - A5.3 Rejection after test
    13 - APPENDIX B - STRENGTH DEVELOPMENT TEST
    13 - B1 SCOPE
    13 - B2 PRINCIPLE
    13 - B3 APPARATUS
    13 - B4 PIPE
    13 - B5 TEST PIPE PREPARATION
    13 - B5.1 Machining of pipe for test specimens
    14 - B5.2 Dimensions and selection of test pieces
    14 - B6 PREPARATION OF TEST SPECIMENS
    16 - B7 PROCEDURE
    16 - B8 CALCULATIONS
    17 - B9 TEST REPORT
    17 - B10 REQUIRED CHARACTERISTICS
    19 - APPENDIX C - TYPE P AND G JOINT STRENGTH TEST
    19 - C1 SCOPE
    19 - C2 PRINCIPLE
    19 - C3 APPARATUS
    20 - C4 PREPARATION OF TEST SPECIMENS
    21 - C5 PROCEDURE
    22 - C6 REPORT
    23 - APPENDIX D - TYPE N AND G JOINT STRENGTH TEST
    23 - D1 SCOPE
    23 - D2 PRINCIPLE
    23 - D3 APPARATUS
    23 - D4 TEST METHOD
    23 - D4.1 Preparation of test specimens
    23 - D4.2 Procedure
    24 - D4.3 Report
    25 - APPENDIX E - SPREADABILITY TEST
    25 - E1 SCOPE
    25 - E2 PRINCIPLE
    25 - E3 APPARATUS
    25 - E4 CONDITIONING
    25 - E5 PROCEDURE
    25 - E6 EXPRESSION OF RESULTS
    26 - E7 TEST REPORT
    29 - APPENDIX F - DETERMINATION OF VISCOSITY
    29 - F1 SCOPE
    29 - F2 APPARATUS
    29 - F3 PROCEDURE
    29 - F4 CALCULATION
    30 - F5 REPORT

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    This Standard specifies the requirements for solvent cements and priming fluids used in the jointing of tapered/interference and parallel/no or low interference fit polyvinyl chloride (PVC-U and PVC-M) and acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) pipes and fittings for both pressure and non-pressure applications.NOTE: 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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    First published as AS A185-1971 and AS 3691-1989.AS A185-1971 revised and redesignated AS 3879(Int)-1991.Previous edition AS/NZS 3879:1995.AS/NZS 3879:1995 and AS 3691-1989 jointly revised as AS/NZS 3879:2006. Originated as AS A185-1971 and AS 3691-1989. AS A185-1971 revised and redesignated AS 3879(Int)-1991. Previous edition AS/NZS 3879:1995. AS/NZS 3879:1995 and AS 3691-1989 jointly revised as AS/NZS 3879:2006.

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

    AS 1464.2-1984 Plastics pipes and fittings for gas reticulation - Unplasticized PVC (UPVC) Fittings
    AS 2382-1981 Surface roughness comparison specimens
    AS 1464.1-1984 Plastics pipes and fittings for gas reticulation - Unplasticized PVC (UPVC) - Pipes
    AS/NZS 3518:2004 Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) compounds, pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    AS 3690-1989 Installation of ABS pipe systems
    AS/NZS 4765(INT):2000 Modified PVC (PVC-M) pipes for pressure applications
    AS/NZS 3500.0:2003 Plumbing and drainage Glossary of terms
    AS/NZS 2032:2006 Installation of PVC pipe systems
    HB 18.28-2005 Conformity assessment - Guidance on a third-party certification system for products
    AS/NZS 4020:2005 Testing of products for use in contact with drinking water
    AS/NZS 1477:2006 PVC pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    AS/NZS 1254:2002 PVC pipes and fittings for storm and surface water applications
    AS/NZS 1260:2002 PVC-U pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent application
    AS 1199.1-2003 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes Sampling schemes indexed by acceptance quality limit (AQL) for lot-by-lot inspection (Reconfirmed 2016)

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

    AS/NZS 1254:2010 PVC-U pipes and fittings for stormwater and surface water applications
    AS/NZS 4645.3:2008 Gas distribution networks Plastics pipe systems
    AS/NZS 3690:2009 Installation of ABS pipe systems
    ATS 5200.055-2008 Technical specifications for plumbing and drainage products Plastics fittings - Connectors with flexible intermediate joints for drainage and sewerage applications
    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
    AS/NZS 4765:2007 Modified PVC (PVC-M) pipes for pressure applications
    AS/NZS 1260:2009 PVC-U pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent application
    MP 52-2005 Manual of authorization procedures for plumbing and drainage products
    AS/NZS 3500.3:2003 Plumbing and drainage Stormwater drainage
    AS/NZS 1477:2006 PVC pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    AS/NZS 1254:2002 PVC pipes and fittings for storm and surface water applications
    AS/NZS 3500.1:2003 Plumbing and drainage Water services
    AS/NZS 1260:2002 PVC-U pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent application
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