AS NZS 2179.1 pdf download – Specifications for rainwater goods, accessories and fasteners Part 1: Metal shape or sheet rainwater goods, and metal accessories and fasteners1.3.10 Rainwater goods
Include eaves, box and valley gutters, downpipes, rainheads, sumps, spreaders, soakers and nozzles.
A purpose-made channel or flashing located along the intersection of a roof with the upper edge of a chimney or similar roof penetration.
A device fitted to the foot of a downpipe to distribute evenly rainwater onto a roof at a lower level.
1.3.13 Stop end
A shaped piece used to enclose the end of a gutter or capping.
An internal collector of water from a gutter system for discharge to a connecting downpipe.
Jointing by sliding one length into another.
1.3.16 Valley gutters
Inclined channels placed at the intersecting sloping surfaces of the adjacent roof for the conveyance of rainwater.
Metal rainwater goods shall be designated according to—
(a) function (e.g. eaves gutter or box gutter);
(b) material of construction; and
1.5.1 Rainwater goods
Each length of rainwater goods or packaging shall be clearly marked with
(a) manufacturer’s trade name or trademark;
(b) function (e.g. eaves gutter or box gutter);
(c) material of construction; and
Where for compliance with this Standard rainwater goods are tested to Appendix A, B or C,the rainwater goods shall be marked with the following:
(i) The information of Items (a) to (d) above.
(ii) Demonstration of compliance with Appendix A, B or C of this Standard, as appropriate.
Such markings shall be restricted to internal or rear surfaces, or on fixing legs of rainwater goods, so that appearance is not marred when protective coatings are not specified.
1.5.2 Formed-on-site gutters Compliance with Clause
1.5.1 of roll-formed on-site gutters shall be indicated on the documentation covering the supply of gutters.
NOTE: Manufacturers making a statement of compliance with this Joint Australian/New Zealand Standard on a product, packaging or promotional material related to that product are advised to ensure that such compliance is capable of being verified.
2.1 GENERAL Metal materials for the manufacture of rainwater goods, accessories and fasteners shall comply with the appropriate clauses of this Section. The minimum base metal thickness for rainwater goods and accessories shall comply with Section 3. NOTE: For materials made from zinc/aluminium alloy-coated steel and zinc/aluminium/ magnesium alloy-coated steel, refer to AS 1397. Where rainwater goods and accessories, manufactured from more than one material, are components of a system, then contact between such components shall comply with AS/NZS 3500.3, AS/NZS 3500.5 or NCC, Volume Two. NOTE: Materials selected for rainwater goods should be compatible with those of the upstream roof covering and rainwater goods (see AS/NZS 3500.3 or NCC, Volume Two). Fasteners, including retained mandrels, shall be durable, corrosion-resistant and compatible with any other material they may be in contact with or receive drainage from. NOTE: See also AS/NZS 3500.3, AS/NZS 3500.5 or NCC, BCA Volume Two.
2.2 ALUMINIUM ALLOYS
2.2.1 General Rainwater goods of aluminium alloy may be plain, embossed or clad with an aluminium/zinc alloy, prepainted or anodized.
2.2.2 Rainwater goods Aluminium alloys for the manufacture of rainwater goods shall be of the 1000, 3000, 5000 or 6000 series complying with AS/NZS 1734, AS/NZS 1866 or AS/NZS 1867, or 400 series complying with AS 1874, as appropriate. The copper content of aluminium alloys shall not exceed 0.25%. Prepainted materials shall also comply with AS/NZS 2728.
2.2.3 Accessories Aluminium alloys for the manufacture of accessories shall comply with Clause
2.2.2 if not used for castings, or AS 1874 if used for castings.
2.2.4 Fasteners Materials for the manufacture of fasteners for rainwater goods and accessories of aluminium alloys shall be in accordance with the following:
(a) Aluminium alloys complying with Clause 2.2.2.
(b) Stainless steel complying with AS 2837—1986 and ASTM A167-99(2009) Grade 304, Grade 305 or Grade 316.
2.3 ALUMINIUM/ZINC ALLOY-COATED STEEL
2.3.1 General Rainwater goods of aluminium/zinc alloy-coated steel may be plain or prepainted. 2.3.2 Rainwater goods Aluminium/zinc alloy-coated steel for manufacture of rainwater goods shall comply with AS 1397 with a minimum coating of Class AZ150. Prepainted materials shall comply with AS/NZS 2728.