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AS 1289 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes

AS 1289.3.1.1-2009 Soil classification tests – Determination of the liquid limit of a soil – Four point Casagrande method

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Sets out a method for determining the liquid limit of soil (the moisture content at which a soil passes) from the plastic to the liquid state).

Supersedes AS 1289.3.1.1-1995

AS 1289.5.8.4-2009 Soil compaction and density tests – Nuclear surface moisture-density gauges – Calibration using standard blocks

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Sets out the method for the calibration of the density system of a nuclear surface moisture-density gauge and the partial calibration of the moisture system of a nuclear surface moisture-density gauge using standard moisture blocks

Supersedes AS 1289.5.8.4-1998

AS 1666 Wire-rope slings

AS 1666.1-2009 Product specification

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Specifies requirements for wire-rope slings, including grommets and wire-rope sling assemblies, for general conditions of use. Wire rope slings consist of steel-wire rope and often include end terminations, such as ferrule-secured eyes, poured sockets or swage fittings. Appendices include guidance on information that should be supplied with enquiries and orders, and conditions for application of test forces.

Supersedes AS 1666.1-1995

AS 1666.2-2009 Care and use

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Sets out practices for the care and use of wire-rope slings under general conditions of use.

Supersedes AS 1666.2-1995

AS 2432-2009 Babies dummies

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Specifies safety requirements relating to the materials, design, construction and performance of babies' dummies, together with recommendations for product labelling.

Supersedes AS 2432-1991

AS 2782-2009 Oil of Melaleuca, terpinen-4-ol type (Tea Tree oil)

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Adopts ISO 4730:2004 to specify certain characteristics of the oil of Melaleuca, terpinen-4-ol type (Tea Tree oil) in order to facilitate assessment of its quality.

Supersedes AS 2782-1997

AS 3498-2009 Authorization requirements for plumbing products – Water heaters and hot-water storage tanks

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Specifies the basic requirements related to safety and public health for water heaters and hot-water storage tanks that are intended for connection to a potable water supply.

Supersedes AS 3498-2003

AS 3571 Plastics piping systems – Glass-reinforced thermoplastics (GRP) systems based on unsaturated polyester (UP) resin

AS 3571.1-2009 Pressure and non-pressure drainage and sewerage

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Specifies the properties of piping system components made from glass-reinforced thermosetting plastics (GRP) based on unsaturated polyester resin (UP) for drainage or sewerage with or without pressure. Adopted with national modifications and has been reproduced from ISO 10467:2004.

Supersedes AS 3571-1989 (in part)

AS 3571.2-2009 Pressure and non-pressure water supply

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Specifies the properties of piping system components made from glass-reinforced thermosetting plastics (GRP) based on unsaturated polyester resin (UP) for water supply with or without pressure. Adopted with national modifications and has been reproduced from ISO 10639:2004.

Supersedes AS 3571-1989 (in part)

AS 4852 Variable message signs

AS 4852.1-2009 Fixed signs

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This Standard covers electrically powered, on-road, variable message signs used for traffic management and/or driver information applications. Part 1 of the Standard covers Fixed Signs, where the display is mounted in a permanent position above or adjacent to the roadway. Part 2 of the Standard covers Portable Signs, where the display is mounted and deployed on a relocatable trailer.

AS 4852.2-2009 Portable signs

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This Standard covers electrically powered, on-road, variable message signs used for traffic management and/or driver information applications. Part 1 of the Standard covers Fixed Signs, where the display is mounted in a permanent position above or adjacent to the roadway. Part 2 of the Standard covers Portable Signs, where the display is mounted and deployed on a relocatable trailer.

AS 4904-2009 Consultants agreement – Design and construct

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AS 6947-2009 Crossing of waterways by electricity infrastructure

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Specifies requirements for crossings of navigable waterways by overhead and submarine electricity lines.

HB 345 Business performance tools

HB 345.1-2009 Market research

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Amended Standard

AS 2550 Cranes, hoists and winches – Safe use

Amendment 1 to AS 2550.10-2006 Mobile elevating work platforms

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Superseded Standards

AS 1289 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes

AS 1289.3.1.1-1995 Soil classification tests – Determination of the liquid limit of a soil – Four point Casagrande method

Superseded by AS 1289.3.1.1-2009 and made Available Superseded

AS 1289.5.8.4-1998 Soil compaction and density tests – Nuclear surface moisture-density gauges – Calibration using standard blocks

Superseded by AS 1289.5.8.4-2009 and made Available Superseded

AS 1666 Wire-rope slings

AS 1666.1-1995 Product specification

Superseded by AS 1666.1-2009

AS 1666.2-1995 Care and use

Superseded by AS 1666.2-2009

AS 2374 Power transformers

AS 2374.6-1994 Determination of transformer and reactor sound levels

Superseded by AS/NZS 60076.10:2009

AS 2432-1991 Babies dummies

Superseded by AS 2432-2009 and made Available Superseded

AS 2782-1997 Oil of Melaleuca, terpinen-4-ol type (Tea Tree oil)

Superseded by AS 2782-2009

AS 2942-1994 Wheelchair occupant restraint assemblies for motor vehicles

Superseded by AS/NZS 10542.1:2009 and made Available Superseded

AS 3498-2003 Authorization requirements for plumbing products – Water heaters and hot-water storage tanks

Superseded by AS 3498-2009 and made Available Superseded

AS 3571-1989 Glass filament reinforced thermosetting plastics (GRP) pipes – Polyester based – Water supply, sewerage and drainage applications

Superseded by AS 3571.1-2009 and AS 3571.2-2009

Withdrawn Publications

AS 1289 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes

AS 1289.3.6.2-1995 Soil classification tests – Determination of the particle size distribution of a soil – Analysis by sieving in combination with hydrometer analysis (subsidiary method)

ASCRM 007-1985 Certified reference iron ore (Dampier Lump)

RUL PE.8-2002 Rulings to pressure equipment Standards – Ruling 8: Seamless copper pipe joined by brazing (Ruling to AS 4041)

TR 2.7-1985 Certified reference materials – Iron ore – Preparation and certification of ASCRM 007 (Dampier Lump)

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