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AS 2699.3:2020


Built-in components for masonry construction, Part 3: Lintels and shelf angles (durability requirements)

This Standard specifies requirements for testing the durability performance of steel lintels and shelf angles to be built into masonry.
Published: 12/06/2020
Pages: 28
Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Normative references
1.3 Terms and definitions
1.4 Product conformity evaluation
1.5 New technologies
2 Performance criteria
2.1 Scope of section
2.2 Aim
2.3 Safety
2.4 Durability
2.4.1 General
2.4.2 Damage
2.4.3 Classification of materials
2.4.4 Durability criteria for lintels
2.4.5 Alternative materials
2.5 Impact resistance
3 Materials
3.1 Material selection
3.2 Alternative materials
4 Identification markings
4.1 Lintel marking
4.2 Package marking
5 Testing
5.1 General
5.2 Test reports — Minimum requirements
5.3 Testing of lintels
Appendix A
A.1 Scope
A.2 Coating thickness inspection method
A.3 Hot dip galvanized coating thickness
A.3.1 Acceptance inspection and sampling
A.3.2 Thickness readings
A.3.3 Acceptance criteria
A.4 Paint coating thickness
A.4.1 General
A.4.2 Acceptance inspection and sampling
A.4.3 Acceptance criteria
A.5 Duplex coating thickness
A.6 Test report
Appendix B
B.1 Scope
B.2 Initial type testing
B.3 Sampling and testing frequency
B.4 Retesting — Non-conforming product
B.4.1 Further samples
B.4.2 Successful retest
B.4.3 Rejection after retest
B.5 Documentation
Appendix C
C.1 General
C.2 Information to be supplied by the purchaser
C.3 Inspection
Appendix D
D.1 General
D.2 The relationship between atmospheric corrosivity categories and durability class of lintels
Appendix E
E.1 General
E.2 Magnetic test
E.3 Chemical test
E.4 X-Ray fluorescence (XRF) test
E.5 Laboratory test
Appendix F
F.1 Scope
F.2 Site repair procedure
Cited references in this standard
General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
Metal finishing — Preparation and pretreatment of surfaces, Part 4: Abrasive blast cleaning of steel
Methods of test for metallic and related coatings, Method 1.4: Local thickness tests — Magnetic induction and eddy current methods
Masonry structures — Commentary (Supplement 1 to AS 3700:2018)
Site testing of protective coatings, Method 3: Determination of dry film thickness
Content history
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