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AS 3517-2007


Capillary fittings of copper and copper alloy for non-pressure sanitary plumbing applications

This Standard specifies requirements for copper and copper alloy capillary fittings for use in non-pressure sanitary plumbing applications with tubes complying with AS 1432 and AS 3795 in the range of nominal sizes from DN 32 to DN 225. It covers cast, hot-pressed, shell-moulded, and tubular fittings with socket/spigot capillary connection ends.
Published: 08/06/2007
Pages: 22
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope
2 Referenced documents
3 Definitions
4 Designation of sizes
5 Marking
5.1 Space for WaterMark or mark of certifying body
5.2 Components
5.3 Marking requirements
6 Design
7 Materials
7.1 Copper
7.2 Copper alloy
7.3 Dezincification-resistant (DR) copper alloy
7.4 Stainless steel
7.5 Other materials
7.6 Corrosion-resistant metallic materials
8 Dimensions
8.1 General
8.2 Connection ends
8.2.1 Capillary socket connections ends
8.2.2 Plain spigot connection ends
8.3 Wall thickness
8.4 Waterway
8.5 Fabricated fittings
8.5.1 Intermediate joints
8.5.2 Wall thickness
8.6 Slip fittings
8.6.1 Length
8.6.2 Internal diameter
8.7 Inspection openings
8.8 Test or access openings
8.8.1 General
8.8.2 Matching faces and seals
8.8.3 Sealing rings
8.8.4 Doors or insert plugs
8.8.5 Bolts and nuts
9 Plating and other surface finishes
10 Freedom from defects
11 Performance requirements
11.1 General
11.2 Torque test
11.3 Air/vacuum test
11.4 Pressure test
Appendix A
Appendix B
B1 Fittings
B2 End connections
Appendix C
Appendix D
D1 Scope
D2 Principle
D3 Apparatus
D4 Test conditions
D5 Procedure
D6 Report
Appendix E
E1 Scope
E2 Priciple
E3 Apparatus
E4 Test specimen
E5 Procedure
E6 Report
Appendix F
F1 Scope
F2 Principle
F3 Application
F4 Apparatus
F5 Test conditions
F6 Procedure
F6.1 Hydrostatic test
F6.2 Pneumatic test
F7 Report
Cited references in this standard
Content history
AS 3517-2007 REC:2018
DR 06366