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AS 3497:2021


Drinking water treatment systems — Design and performance requirements

AS 3497:2021 provides manufacturers and suppliers with minimum requirements for design and test procedures for drinking water treatment systems.
Published: 27/08/2021
Pages: 23
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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
2 Product instructions, marking and labelling
2.1 Installation instructions
2.2 Operation and maintenance instructions
2.3 Marking and labelling
2.3.1 General
2.3.2 Filter head
2.3.3 Marking requirements
2.4 Performance data sheet
3 Materials
3.1 General
3.2 Contamination of water
3.3 Metallic materials
3.4 Plastic materials
4 General design features
4.1 General
4.2 Design
4.2.1 General
4.2.2 Categories of drinking water systems
4.3 Operating pressure/temperature
4.4 Performance indication
4.5 Consumables
4.6 Flow control
4.7 End connections
4.8 Backflow prevention
4.9 Positive seal
4.10 Pressure control valve
4.11 Dispensing outlets
5 Tests
5.1 General
5.2 Verified performance claims
5.3 Hydrostatic test
5.4 Endurance test
5.4.1 General
5.4.2 Endurance test in accordance with AS/NZS 3707
5.4.3 Cycle test in accordance with NSF/ANSI Standard
5.5 Structural integrity test
Appendix A
A.1 Scope
A.2 Relevance
A.3 Definitions
A.3.1 Batch release test
A.3.2 Production batch
A.3.3 Sample
A.3.4 Sampling plan
A.3.5 Type test batch
A.3.6 Type testing (TT)
A.4 Testing
A.4.1 Type testing
A.4.2 Batch release testing
A.4.3 Retesting
Appendix B
Appendix C
C.1 Scope
C.2 General
C.3 Acetal plastic
C.4 UV resistance
Cited references in this standard
Dezincification resistance of copper alloys
Water supply — Tap ware
Method for testing pressure cycling resistance of pipes and fittings
Methods of testing plastics and composite materials sanitary plumbing fixtures, Method 5: Determination of degradation by ultraviolet light
Thermal-bonded polymeric coatings on valves and fittings for water industry purposes
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