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AS/NZS 2699.1:2000

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Built-in components for masonry construction, Part 1: Wall ties

Specifies requirements for wall ties for masonry and masonry-veneer walls of Type A and Type B, including cavity, veneer and remedial.
Published: 28/02/2000
Pages: 40
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Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 General
1.1 Scope and application
1.2 Referenced documents
1.3 New technologies
1.4 Definitions
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 wall ties
2.4.5 Test methods
2.4.6 Durability criteria for fasteners
2.5 Resistance to water transfer
2.6 Embedment, movement and tolerance
2.7 Structural performance—Strength and stiffness
2.7.1 Strength
2.7.2 Classification of Type A ties
2.7.3 Classification of Type B ties
3 Deemed-to-comply provisions for material selection
4 Identification marks
4.1 Tie marking
4.2 Package marking
5 Assessment for compliance with this Standard
5.1 General
5.2 Sampling
5.3 Manufacturers certificate
Appendix A
A1 Scope
A2 Principle
A3 Materials
A4 Apparatus
A5 Sample
A6 Specimen construction
A7 Preparation of specimens for testing
A7.1 Age at testing
A7.2 Selection of specimens
A7.3 Setting up for testing
A8 Test procedure
A9 Determination of properties of individual specimens
A9.1 Stiffness
A9.2 Strength
A10 Calculation of values for the lot of ties
A10.1 Characteristic stiffness
A10.2 Characteristic strength
A11 Report
Appendix B
B1 Scope
B2 Principle
B3 Materials
B4 Apparatus
B5 Sample
B6 Manufacture of specimens
B6.1 Form of specimens
B6.2 Construction
B6.2.1 For cavity ties
B6.2.2 For masonry-veneer ties
B6.2.3 For remedial ties
B7 Preparation of specimens for testing
B7.1 Age at testing
B7.2 Selection of specimens
B7.3 Setting up for testing
B8 Test procedure
B9 Determination of strength of individual ties
B10 Abnormal test results
B11 Calculation of characteristic values
B11.1 Abnormal test results
B11.2 Characteristic strength
B11.3 Evaluation of characteristic value
B11.4 Coefficient of variation
B12 Report
Appendix C
C1 Scope
C2 Principle
C3 Apparatus
C4 Sample
C5 Preparation of specimens
C6 Procedure for corrosion testing
C6.1 Weighing
C6.2 Test procedure
C6.3 Examination
C6.4 Total coating mass determination
C7 Interpretation of results
C7.1 General
C7.2 Interpretation of results for metallic coatings
C7.3 Interpretation of results for bare (uncoated) metals
C8 Records
C9 Report
Appendix D
D1 Scope
D2 Principle
D3 Apparatus
D4 Sample
D5 Alkali sensitivity test
D6 Corrosion resistance test
D6.1 Preparation of ties
D6.2 Preparation of specimens
D6.3 Test procedure
D6.3.1 R3 test procedure
D6.3.2 R4 test procedure
D6.4 Examination of ties
D6.5 Determination of coating mass or thickness
D6.6 Interpretation of the results
D7 Records
D8 Report
Appendix E
E1 Scope
E2 Principle
E3 Materials
E4 Apparatus
E5 Sample
E6 Preparation of specimens
E6.1 Preparation
E6.2 Setting up of specimens for testing
E6.2.1 For cavity ties
E6.2.2 For masonry veneer ties
E6.2.3 For remedial ties
E7 Procedure
E8 Report
Appendix F
F1 General
F2 Test chemicals
F2.1 Solution A
F2.2 Solution B
F3 Test requirements
F4 Test method
Appendix G
Appendix H
H1 Scope
H2 Statistical sampling
H3 Product certification
H4 Supplier’s quality system
H5 Other means of assessment
Cited references in this standard
AS 2193
Methods for calibration and grading of force-measuring systems of testing machines
AS 3942
Quality control—Variables chart—Guide
AS 3894.3
Site testing of protective coatings, Method 3: Determination of dry film thickness
Masonry structures — Commentary (Supplement 1 to AS 3700:2018)
Methods of test for metallic and related coatings, Method 3.1: Corrosion and related property tests — Neutral salt spray test (NSS test)
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