A new Australian and New Zealand standard on the post design phase of structural steel projects has been published.
AS/NZS 5131:2016 Fabrication and erection of steel structures standard sets out the minimum requirements for the construction and erection of structural steelwork involving:
- fabrication including bolting and welding
- preparation of steel surfaces for corrosion protection
- the corrosion protection process, comprising painting and galvanizing
- site erection and modification of steelwork.
AS/NZS 5131 applies to complete structures, individual members, and components as well as manufactured components pre-fabricated for inclusion in a steel structure.
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