AS 2699.3 pdf download.Built-in components for masonry construction
1.3 Terms and definitions
For the purpose of this Standard, the definitions below apply. 1.3.1 batch clearly identifiable collection of units, manufactured consecutively or continuously under the same conditions, using material or compound to the same specification 1.3.2 corrosivity category C standardized rating of corrosivity of atmosphere in relation to the one-year corrosion effect on steel and zinc Note 1 to entry: The classifications C1 to C5 and CX are individually defined by reference to corrosivity of the atmosphere according to ISO 9223 and AS 4312—2008. Note 2 to entry: A method for estimating corrosivity category is given in Appendix D. 1.3.3 design life period for which the lintel is expected to fulfil its intended function Note 1 to entry: See Clause 1.3.10. 1.3.4 distributor any business entity that provides a point/source of supply of a lintel to the market 1.3.5 duplex coating coating system that provides corrosion protection through the addition of an organic barrier coating applied over galvanized steel 1.3.6 durability class R identifies the level of corrosion protection provided to a lintel to meet the performance condition for the design life of a structure Note 1 to entry: The classifications R1 to R5 are individually defined by reference to exposure conditions given in AS 3700, AS 4773.1 and AS 47188.8.131.52.7 factory production control FPC comprises operational techniques and all measures necessary to regulate and maintain the conformity of the product to the requirements of a Standard 1.3.8 galvanized coating protective zinc coating alloyed to the steel substrate and applied by hot-dip immersion in molten zinc of at least 98 % purity 1.3.9 inorganic zinc silicate coating consisting essentially of a dispersion of metallic zinc powder in an inorganic silicate medium 1.3.10 lintel loadbearing beam that provides structural support for the masonry and other loads above a window, door or other opening of a building 1.3.11 lot group of lintels of a single type with specific characteristics and dimensions, presented for sampling at the same time 1.3.12 manufacturer business entity providing the total, substantive or final production/assembly process of the lintel 1.3.13 manufacturing lot manufacturing batch quantity of lintels of a single type with specific characteristics and dimensions, processed through the same or similar steps at the same time or over a continuous time period from a process with FPC 1.3.14 manufacturing lot number unique alphanumeric code assigned by the lintel manufacturer to a manufacturing lot enabling its traceability throughout the entire production operation, including incoming materials control and all processes defined in the FPC 1.3.15 organic coating protective coating, based on one or more organic resins, in liquid or powder form, applied to the substrate 1.3.16 purchaser organization or person who buys lintels, but is not necessarily the user 1.3.17 sample one of more units of product drawn from a batch or lot, selected at random without regard to quality Note 1 to entry: The number of units of product in the sample is the sample size. 1.3.18 shall indicates that a statement is mandatory1.3.19 shelf angle structural angle fixed to a supporting wall and used to support a vertical masonry veneer 1.3.20 should indicates a recommendation 1.3.21 specimen specially prepared item for testing, consisting of a lintel embedded in masonry, to simulate the design service condition or, where more than one type of service condition applies, the most demanding 1.3.22 statistical process control SPC application of statistical methods to the monitoring and control of a process to ensure that it operates at its full potential to produce conforming product 1.3.23 supplier organization that provides lintels Note 1 to entry: The supplier may be the manufacturer, an importer or a distributor. 1.3.24 trace lot number unique alphanumeric code assigned by a lintel manufacturer or distributor, which identifies the original manufacturing lot number in an unequivocal manner 1.3.25 type testing testing performed to prove that the lintel is capable of conforming to the requirements of this Standard 1.4 Product conformity evaluation Product conformity to this Australian Standard shall be evaluated in accordance with Appendix B. If the evaluation of the product conformity is not completed, or the product does not fulfil the requirements stated in this Standard, claims shall not be made that products meet the requirements of this Standard.