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AS 3690-1989

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Installation of ABS pipe systems

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Hardcopy , PDF 1 User , PDF 3 Users , PDF 5 Users , PDF 9 Users

Superseded date

22-05-2024

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-01-1989

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1 - AS 3690-1989 INSTALLATION OF ABS PIPE SYSTEMS
4 - PREFACE
5 - CONTENTS
6 - SECTION 1. SCOPE DEFINITIONS AND MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS
6 - 1.1 SCOPE.
6 - 1.2 APPLICATION.
6 - 1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS.
6 - 1.4 DEFINITIONS.
6 - 1.4.1 Backfill
6 - 1.4.2 Bedding material
6 - 1.4.3 Design pressure
6 - 1.4.4 Maximum allowable working pressure
6 - 1.4.5 Pipe overlay
7 - 1.4.6 Pipe side support
7 - 1.4.7 Pipe underlay
7 - 1.4.8 Test pressure
7 - 1.5 MATERIALS.
7 - 1.5.1 Pipe and fittings.
7 - 1.5.2 Clips.
7 - 1.5.3 Gaskets and O-rings.
7 - 1.5.4 Lubricants.
7 - 1.5.5 Solvent cements.
7 - 1.5.6 Priming (cleaning) fluids.
8 - SECTION 2 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE SELECTION AND USE OF ABS PIPES
8 - 2.1 SCOPE OF SECTION.
8 - 2.2 HANDLING AND STORAGE.
8 - 2.2.1 General.
8 - 2.2.2 Precautions.
8 - 2.3 SAFETY.
8 - 2.4 CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE SELECTION OF ABS PIPING MATERIALS.
8 - 2.4.1 Class of pipe.
8 - 2.4.2 Temperature considerations.
8 - 2.4.3 Vacuum in pipelines.
8 - 2.4.4 Effect of water hammer or other pressure surges.
10 - SECTION 3. JOINTING METHODS
10 - 3.1 SCOPE OF SECTION.
10 - 3.2 GENERAL METHODS FOR JOINTING ABS PIPE SYSTEMS.
10 - 3.2.1 Solvent cement joints.
11 - 3.2.2 Flanged joints.
11 - 3.2.3 Threaded joints.
11 - 3.2.4 Demountable couplings.
11 - 3.2.5 Repair joints.
11 - 3.2.6 Service connections.
11 - 3.2.7 Connection of ABS pipes to pipes of other materials.
11 - 3.2.8 Connections for instrumentation.
12 - SECTION 4. INSTALLATION
12 - 4.1 SCOPE OF SECTION.
12 - 4.2 GENERAL.
12 - 4.2.1 Inspection before installation.
12 - 4.2.2 Laying in direct sunlight.
12 - 4.2.3 Electrical earthing.
12 - 4.2.4 Protection from heat.
12 - 4.2.5 Protection from cold.
12 - 4.2.6 Hot water cylinder supply.
12 - 4.2.7 Encasement of pipes in concrete.
12 - 4.2.8 Standpipes or risers.
12 - 4.2.9 Connections to water meters.
12 - 4.2.10 Statutory regulations.
12 - 4.3 INSTALLATION OF PIPEWORK BELOW GROUND.
12 - 4.3.1 Materials.
12 - 4.3.2 Pipe installation without open trench.
13 - 4.3.3 Pipe installation in a trench.
13 - 4.3.4 Pipe installation in an embankment condition.
13 - 4.3.5 Prevention of flotation.
13 - 4.3.6 Bedding in unstable or water-logged ground.
13 - 4.3.7 Flushing.
13 - 4.4 INSTALLATION OF PIPEWORK ABOVE GROUND.
13 - 4.4.1 Materials.
13 - 4.4.2 Installation in direct sunlight.
13 - 4.4.3 Provision for thermal movement.
14 - 4.4.4 Fixed supports.
14 - 4.4.5 Spacing of supports for ABS pipelines.
14 - 4.4.6 Protection against damage.
16 - SECTION 5. PRESSURE TESTING
16 - 5.1 SCOPE OF SECTION.
16 - 5.2 GENERAL.
16 - 5.3 PREPARATION FOR TEST.
16 - 5.4 PRESSURE GAUGES.
16 - 5.5 TEST FLUID.
16 - 5.6 TEST PRESSURE AND PERIOD.
16 - 5.6.1 Testing new pipelines.
16 - 5.6.2 Testing existing pipelines.
16 - 5.7 TEST PROCEDURE.
16 - 5.8 ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA.
16 - 5.8.1 Testing new pipelines.
16 - 5.8.2 Testing existing pipelines.
17 - APPENDIX A - CHEMICAL RESISTANCE OF ABS
17 - A1 INTRODUCTION.
17 - A2 TABULATION OF CHEMICAL RESISTANCE OF ABS PIPE.
21 - APPENDIX B - THERMAL LINEAR EXPANSION
21 - B1 SCOPE.
22 - APPENDIX C - PIPING LAYOUTS
22 - C1 SCOPE.

Specifies requirements and recommended methods for installing acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) pipelines, above or below ground, for both pressure and non-pressure applications.

This Standard specifies requirements and sets out recommended methods for installing acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) pipelines, above or below ground, for both pressure and non-pressure applications. Information is included on the selection, storage and handling, of ABS pipes.NOTE: The suitability of ABS for conveyance of a range of chemicals is tabulated in Appendix A.

Committee
PL-021
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7262 5798 2
Pages
17
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes
UnderRevision

AS 1529-1974 Code of practice for installation of household type hot water supply systems
AS 3518.1-1988 Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) pipes and fittings for pressure applications - Pipes
AS 3691-1989 Solvent cement and priming (cleaning) fluids for use with ABS pipes and fittings
AS 2566-1982 Plastics pipelaying design
AS 2129-2000 Flanges for pipes, valves and fittings (Reconfirmed 2016)
AS 1722.1-1975 Pipe threads of Whitworth form Sealing pipe threads (metric units)
AS 3518.2-1988 Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) pipes and fittings for pressure applications - Solvent cement fittings
AS 1349-1986 Bourdon tube pressure and vacuum gauges (Reconfirmed 2018)

AS/NZS 3879:2006 Solvent cements and priming fluids for PVC (PVC-U and PVC-M) and ABS pipes and fittings
AS 3691-1989 Solvent cement and priming (cleaning) fluids for use with ABS pipes and fittings
AS/NZS 3518:2004 Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) compounds, pipes and fittings for pressure applications
AS/NZS 2566.2:2002 Buried flexible pipelines Installation (Reconfirmed 2016)

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