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AS 2918-1990 domestic solid fuel burning appliances - installation amdt 1 june 1990; superseded by as/nzs 2918: 2001

Standard Number:  AS 2918-1990
Title:  domestic solid fuel burning appliances - installation amdt 1 june 1990; superseded by as/nzs 2918: 2001
Language:  English
Status:  AvailableW
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
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Number of Pages:28P.;A4  

Preface:   
Description:Specifies requirements for appliance and flue installation for solid fuel burning appliances in dwellings. Sets out alternative means of compliance via performance testing of a prototype installation or the use of prescriptive criteria (dimension, materi  
Catalog:Document Contents
AS 2918-1990 DOMESTIC SOLID FUEL BURNING APPLIANCES - INSTALLATION
PREFACE
CONTENTS
SECTION 1. SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE.
1.2 APPLICATION.
1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
1.4 DEFINITIONS.
1.4.1 Approved
1.4.2 Chimney
1.4.3 Clearance
1.4.4 Firebox
1.4.5 Fireplace insert appliance
1.4.6 Flue
1.4.7 Flue guard
1.4.8 Flue pipe
1.4.9 Flue-pipe casing
1.4.10 Free-standing appliance
1.4.11 Fuel chamber
1.4.12 Hearth
1.4.13 Heat-sensitive material
1.4.14 Heat shield
1.4.15 Installer
1.4.16 Regulatory Authority
1.4.17 Shall
1.4.18 Should
1.4.19 Thermal resistance
1.4.20 Zero clearance appliance
SECTION 2. MATERIALS
2.1 HEAT-RESISTANT AND HEAT-TOLERANT MATERIALS.
2.2 HEARTH MATERIALS.
2.3 FLUE PIPES.
2.4 FLUE-PIPE CASINGS.
SECTION 3. APPLIANCE INSTALLATION
3.1 GENERAL.
3.2 CLEARANCES AND HEAT SHIELDING.
3.2.1 Access clearances.
3.2.2 Safety clearance.
3.2.3 Heat shield.
3.2.4 Reduced safety clearances for heat shield constructions.
3.3 HEARTH.
3.3.1 General requirements.
3.3.2 Performance and construction requirements where a sample installation (or prototype...
3.3.3 Construction requirements where a sample installation (or prototype installation) h...
3.3.4 Decorative finishing.
3.3.5 Design load capacity.
3.4 PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR FIRE-PLACE INSERT APPLIANCES.
3.4.1 General.
3.4.2 Safety clearances.
3.4.3 Heat shield.
3.5 STABILITY.
3.6 WATER AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS.
3.7 WALL PENETRATION.
SECTION 4. FLUE INSTALLATION
4.1 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS.
4.2 FLUE PIPES.
4.3 FLUE-PIPE CASINGS.
4.4 FLUES WITHIN ROOMS AND SIMILAR AREAS.
4.4.1 Safety clearance.
4.4.2 Heat shield.
4.4.3 Guarding.
4.5 FLUES PENETRATING CEILINGS, FLOORS, AND WALLS.
4.5.1 General.
4.5.2 Ceiling and floor penetrations.
4.5.3 Wall penetration.
4.6 FLUES WITHIN ROOF AND CEILING SPACES.
4.7 ROOF PENETRATION.
4.7.1 General.
4.7.2 Ventilated double unperforated casing.
4.7.3 Flashing.
4.8 EXTERNAL REQUIREMENTS.
4.8.1 General.
4.8.2 Additional requirements for flue pipes adjacent to external walls.
4.9 FIXING.
4.10 FLUE PIPES IN CHIMNEYS.
4.11 FLUE DAMPERS.
SECTION 5. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
5.1 VENTILATION.
5.2 APPLIANCE MODIFICATIONS.
5.3 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.
APPENDIX A - DETERMINATION OF CHARACTERISTICS OF HEAT-RESISTANT AND HEAT-TOLERANT MATERIA...
A1 SCOPE.
A2 PRINCIPLE.
A3 PREPARATION.
A4 PROCEDURE.
A5 REPORT.
APPENDIX B - THERMAL TESTING OF INSTALLATION CLEARANCES
B1 SCOPE.
B2 PRINCIPLE.
B3 TEST ROOM.
B4 APPLIANCE SPECIFICATION.
B5 APPARATUS.
B6 TEST ENCLOSURE.
B7 TEST FUEL.
B8 PREPARATION.
B9 PROCEDURE.
B9.1 High fire procedure.
B9.2 Flash fire procedure.
B10 REPORT.
APPENDIX C - THERMAL TESTING OF FLUE PIPES AND FLUE PIPE CLEARANCES
C1 SCOPE.
C2 PRINCIPLE.
C3 TEST ROOM.
C4 FLUE PIPE SPECIFICATION.
C5 APPARATUS.
C6 TEST RIG.
C7 PREPARATION.
C8 PROCEDURE.
C8.1 Hot flue test.
C8.2 Flue fire test.
C8.3 Structural integrity test.
C9 REPORT.
  
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