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AS 1576.2-1991

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Scaffolding Couplers and accessories

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Superseded date

05-23-2024

Published date

01-01-1991

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1 - AS 1576.2-1991 SCAFFOLDING - COUPLERS AND ACCESSORIES
4 - PREFACE
5 - CONTENTS
6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
6 - 1.1 SCOPE
6 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
6 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
6 - 1.3.1 Adjustable baseplate
6 - 1.3.2 Adjustable castor
6 - 1.3.3 Adjustable leg
6 - 1.3.4 Coupler
6 - 1.3.5 End-to-end coupler
6 - 1.3.6 Flange clamp
6 - 1.3.7 Forkhead
6 - 1.3.8 Joint pin
6 - 1.3.9 Parallel coupler
6 - 1.3.10 Pintle
6 - 1.3.11 Putlog coupler
6 - 1.3.12 Putlog blade
6 - 1.3.13 Right-angle coupler
6 - 1.3.14 Sleeve coupler
6 - 1.3.15 Swivel coupler
7 - 1.4 MARKETING
8 - SECTION 2 MATERIALS
8 - 2.1 PROPERTIES
8 - 2.2 STEEL
8 - 2.3 ALUMINIUM
8 - 2.3.1 Cast components.
8 - 2.3.2 Wrought components
9 - SECTION 3 DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
9 - 3.1 GENERAL
9 - 3.2 COUPLERS
9 - 3.2.1 General requirements
9 - 3.2.2. Swivel couplers
9 - 3.2.3 End-to-end couplers
9 - 3.3 ACCESSORIES
9 - 3.3.1 Baseplate
10 - 3.3.2 Adjustable legs
10 - 3.3.3 Platform bracket
10 - 3.3.4 Castors
11 - 3.3.5 Fork head
11 - 3.3.6 Putlog blade
11 - 3.3.7 Spanner
11 - 3.3.8 Flange clamps
12 - SECTION 4 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
12 - 4.1 COUPLERS
12 - 4.1.1 General
12 - 4.1.2 Right-angle coupler
12 - 4.1.3 Swivel coupler
12 - 4.1.4 Putlog coupler
12 - 4.1.5 End-to-end coupler
12 - 4.1.6 Parallel coupler splicing test
12 - 4.2 ADJUSTABLE LEG
12 - 4.3 ADJUSTABLE BASEPLATE
12 - 4.4. CASTOR
12 - 4.5 PUTLOG BLADE
12 - 4.6 FLANGE CLAMP
13 - APPENDIX A - SLIP TEST FOR RIGHT-ANGLE AND SWIVEL COUPLER
13 - A1 SCOPE
13 - A2 PRINCIPLE
13 - A3 APPARATUS
13 - A4 PROCEDURE
13 - A5 REPORT
15 - APPENDIX B - DISTORTION TEST FOR RIGHT-ANGLE AND SWIVEL COUPLER
15 - B1 SCOPE
15 - B2 PRINCIPLE
15 - B3 APPARATUS
15 - B4 TEST SPECIMEN
15 - B5 PROCEDURE
15 - B6 REPORT
17 - APPENDIX C - STRENGTH TEST FOR SWIVEL AND PUTLOG COUPLER
17 - C1 SCOPE
17 - C2 PRINCIPLE
17 - C3 APPARATUS
17 - C4 PROCEDURE
17 - C5 REPORT
19 - APPENDIX D - SLIP TEST FOR PUTLOG COUPLER
19 - D1 SCOPE
19 - D2 PRINCIPLE
19 - D3 APPARATUS
19 - D4 TEST SPECIMEN
19 - D5 PROCEDURE
19 - D6 REPORT
21 - APPENDIX E - SLIP TEST FOR END-TO-END COUPLER
21 - E1 SCOPE
21 - E2 PRINCIPLE
21 - E3 APPARATUS
21 - E4 PROCEDURE
21 - E5 REPORT
23 - APPENDIX F - SPLICING TEST FOR PARALLEL COUPLERS
23 - F1 SCOPE
23 - F2 PRINCIPLE
23 - F3 APPARATUS
23 - F4 PROCEDURE
23 - F5 REPORT
25 - APPENDIX G - TEST FOR ADJUSTABLE LEG AND ADJUSTABLE BASEPLATE
25 - G1 SCOPE
25 - G2 PRINCIPLE
25 - G3 APPARATUS
25 - G4 PROCEDURE
25 - G5 REPORT
27 - APPENDIX H - TEST FOR CASTOR
27 - H1 SCOPE
27 - H2 PRINCIPLE
27 - H3 APPARATUS
27 - H4 PROCEDURE
27 - H5 REPORT
28 - APPENDIX I - TEST FOR PUTLOG BLADE
28 - I1 SCOPE
28 - I2 PRINCIPLE
28 - I3 APPARATUS
28 - I4 PROCEDURE
28 - I5 REPORT
30 - APPENDIX J - STRENGTH TEST FOR FLANGE CLAMP
30 - J1 SCOPE
30 - J2 PRINCIPLE
30 - J3 APPARATUS
30 - J4 PROCEDURE
30 - J5 REPORT
32 - APPENDIX K - SLIP TEST THROUGH RIGID AND SWIVEL FLANGE CLAMPS
32 - K1 SCOPE
32 - K2 PRINCIPLE
32 - K3 APPARATUS
32 - K4 PROCEDURE
32 - K5 REPORT
34 - APPENDIX L - SLIP TEST OF RIGID AND SWIVEL FLANGE CLAMPS
34 - L1 SCOPE
34 - L2 PRINCIPLE
34 - L3 APPARATUS
34 - L4 PROCEDURE
34 - L5 REPORT

Specifies requirements for materials, design and performance of couplers and accessories for use with tubular scaffolding.

Committee
BD-036
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7262 7099 7
Pages
30
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes
UnderRevision

This Standard specifies requirements for couplers and accessories for light, medium and heavy duty scaffolding, in accordance with AS 1576.1.

First published as part of AS 1575-1974.Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1576.2-1991. First published as part of AS 1575-1974. Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1576.2-1991.

AS 1111-1980 ISO metric hexagon commercial bolts and screws
AS 1594-1989
AS 1734-1986 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Flat sheet, coiled sheet and plate
AS/NZS 1866:1997 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Extruded rod, bar, solid and hollow shapes (Reconfirmed 2020)
AS/NZS 3678:1996 Structural steel - Hot-rolled plates, floorplates and slabs
AS 1112-1980 ISO metric hexagon nuts, including thin nuts, slotted nuts and castle nuts
AS/NZS 1111:1996 ISO metric hexagon commercial bolts and screws
AS 1874-2000 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Ingots and castings (Reconfirmed 2018)
AS/NZS 1594:2002 Hot-rolled steel flat products (Reconfirmed 2016)
AS 1874-1988 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Ingots and castings
AS 1444-1996 Wrought alloy steels - Standard, hardenability (H) series and hardened and tempered to designated mechanical properties
AS 1444-2007 Wrought alloy steels - Standard, hardenability (H) series and hardened and tempered to designated mechanical properties (Reconfirmed 2017)
AS/NZS 1112:1996 ISO metric hexagon nuts, including thin nuts, slotted nuts and castle nuts
AS 3679.1-1990 Structural steel - Hot-rolled bars and sections
AS 1866-1986 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Extruded rod, bar, solid and hollow shapes
AS 1237-1973 Flat metal washers - For general engineering purposes (metric series)
AS 1576.1-1991 General requirements
AS/NZS 1576.1:1995 Scaffolding General requirements
AS/NZS 1734:1997 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Flat sheet, coiled sheet and plate (Reconfirmed 2020)
AS 3678-1990 Structural steel - Hot-rolled plates, floorplates and slabs

AS 1576.3 SUPP 1-1991 Scaffolding Prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding - Metal tube-and-coupler scaffolding - Deemed to comply (Supplement to AS 1576.3-1991)
AS/NZS 1576.1:1995 Scaffolding General requirements
AS/NZS 4994.1(INT):2004 Temporary roof edge protection for housing and residential buildings General requirements
AS/NZS 4994.2:2009 Temporary edge protection Roof edge protection - Installation and dismantling
AS/NZS 4576:1995 Guidelines for scaffolding
AS 1576.1-1991 General requirements
AS/NZS 1576.6:2000 Scaffolding Metal tube-and-coupler scaffolding - Deemed to comply with AS/NZS 1576.3
AS/NZS 1576.3:1995 Scaffolding Prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding
AS 1576.4-1991 Scaffolding Suspended scaffolding
AS/NZS 1576.5:1995 Scaffolding Prefabricated splitheads and trestles
AS 1576.3-1991
AS/NZS 4994.1:2009 Temporary edge protection General requirements
AS 6001-1999 Working platforms for housing construction

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