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AS/NZS 2179.1:1994

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Specifications for rainwater goods, accessories and fasteners Metal shape or sheet rainwater goods, and metal accessories and fasteners

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Superseded date

08-04-2023

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English

Published date

08-22-1994

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1 - AS/NZS 2179.1:1994 SPECIFICATIONS FOR RAINWATER GOODS, ACCESSORIES AND FASTENERS - METAL SHAPE OR SHEET RAINWATER GOODS, AND MET
4 - PREFACE
5 - CONTENTS
6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
6 - 1.1 SCOPE
6 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
7 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
7 - 1.3.1 Accessories
7 - 1.3.2 Base metal thickness
7 - 1.3.3 Box gutters
7 - 1.3.4 Downpipes
7 - 1.3.5 Eaves gutters, external
7 - 1.3.6 Eaves gutters, internal
7 - 1.3.7 Fasteners
7 - 1.3.8 Nozzle
7 - 1.3.9 Rainhead
7 - 1.3.10 Rainwater goods
7 - 1.3.11 Soaker
7 - 1.3.12 Spreader
7 - 1.3.13 Stop end
7 - 1.3.14 Sump
7 - 1.3.15 Telescoping
7 - 1.3.16 Valley gutters
7 - 1.4 DESIGNATION
7 - 1.5 MARKING
7 - 1.5.1 Rainwater goods
8 - 1.5.2 Formed-on-site gutters
9 - SECTION 2 MATERIALS
9 - 2.1 GENERAL
9 - 2.2 ALUMINIUM ALLOYS
9 - 2.2.1 General
9 - 2.2.2 Rainwater goods
9 - 2.2.3 Accessories
9 - 2.2.4 Fasteners
9 - 2.3 ALUMINIUM/ZINC ALLOY-COATED STEEL
9 - 2.3.1 General
9 - 2.3.2 Rainwater goods
9 - 2.3.3 Accessories
9 - 2.3.4 Fasteners
10 - 2.4 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
10 - 2.4.1 General
10 - 2.4.2 Rainwater goods
10 - 2.4.3 Accessories
10 - 2.4.4 Fasteners
10 - 2.5 ZINC-COATED STEEL
10 - 2.5.1 General
10 - 2.5.2 Rainwater goods
10 - 2.5.3 Accessories
10 - 2.5.4 Fasteners
10 - 2.6 STAINLESS STEEL
10 - 2.6.1 Rainwater goods
10 - 2.6.2 Accessories
10 - 2.6.3 Fasteners
11 - 2.7 ZINC
11 - 2.7.1 Rainwater goods
11 - 2.7.2 Accessories
11 - 2.7.3 Fasteners
12 - SECTION 3 PRESCRIPTIVE AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
12 - 3.1 METAL THICKNESS
12 - 3.2 EAVES GUTTERS
12 - 3.2.1 Performance requirements
12 - 3.2.2 Prescriptive requirements
12 - 3.3 BOX GUTTERS
12 - 3.4 VALLEY GUTTERS
12 - 3.4.1 Performance requirements
13 - 3.4.2 Prescriptive requirements
13 - 3.5 DOWNPIPES
13 - 3.5.1 Vertical
13 - 3.5.1.1 Performance requirements
13 - 3.5.1.2 Prescriptive requirements
14 - 3.5.2 Graded
14 - 3.5.2.1 Performance requirements
14 - 3.5.2.2 Prescriptive requirements
14 - 3.6 RAINHEADS AND SUMPS
14 - 3.7 NOZZLE
14 - 3.8 EFFECTIVE CROSS-SECTIONAL AREA
16 - SECTION 4 PERFORMANCE TESTS
16 - 4.1 GENERAL
16 - 4.2 APPARATUS
16 - 4.3 VERTICAL LOAD
16 - 4.4 HORIZONTAL LOAD
16 - 4.5 IMPACT LOAD
17 - APPENDIX A - PURCHASING GUIDELINES
17 - A1 GENERAL
17 - A2 INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY THE PURCHASER
17 - A3 INFORMATION FROM THE SUPPLIER
17 - A4 CERTIFICATES
17 - A4.1 General
17 - A4.2 Certificate of compliance
18 - APPENDIX B - VERTICAL LOAD TEST
18 - B1 SCOPE
18 - B2 PRINCIPLE
18 - B3 DEFINITIONS
18 - B3.1 Concentrated load
18 - B3.2 Dead load (G)
18 - B3.3 Design load
18 - B3.4 Live load
19 - B3.5 Load factor
20 - B3.6 Test load
20 - B3.7 Uniformly distributed load
20 - B4 APPARATUS
20 - B5 TEST SPECIMEN
21 - B6 PROCEDURE
21 - B7 REPORT
23 - APPENDIX C - HORIZONTAL LOAD TEST
23 - C1 SCOPE
23 - C2 PRINCIPLE
23 - C3 APPARATUS
24 - C4 TEST SPECIMEN
24 - C5 PROCEDURE
24 - C6 REPORT
25 - APPENDIX D - IMPACT LOAD TEST
25 - D1 SCOPE
25 - D2 PRINCIPLE
25 - D3 APPARATUS
25 - D4 TEST SPECIMEN
25 - D5 PROCEDURE
26 - D6 REPORT

Specifies both performance and prescriptive requirements for a limited range of nominal sizes for metal shape or sheet rainwater goods, and metal accessories and fasteners made of aluminium alloys, aluminium/zinc alloy-coated steel, copper and copper alloys, zinc-coated steel, stainless steel and zinc. The Appendices include purchasing guidelines and test methods for demonstrating compliance with the performance requirements.

Committee
WS/20
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7262 9133 1
Pages
21
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes
UnderRevision

This Standard specifies requirements for pre-painted metal, metal and organic film/metal laminated shape or sheet rainwater goods, and metal accessories and fasteners.NOTE: Guidelines on information to be specified by the purchaser and by the supplier at the time of enquiry or order are detailed in Appendix A.

First published as part of AS CS3-1931.Revised and redesignated in part as AS 2179-1978.Revised and designated in part as AS 2179-1986.Revised and redesignated in part as AS/NZS 2179.1:1994. First published as part of AS CS3-1931. Revised and redesignated in part as AS 2179-1978. Revised and designated in part as AS 2179-1986. Revised and redesignated in part as AS/NZS 2179.1-1994.

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