AS/NZS WRL0. Revision 1. November This literature supersedes all previous issues. Plate – PL. Structural – S. Australia The AS/NZS Standard covering hot rolled plate products changed in Improved compliance is brought about in AS/NZS in a. APPLICATIONS. ▫ Structural members,NZS ▫ Fracture critical members. STANDARDS. ▫ AS/NZ ▫ AS/NZS
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Certificates dating back to are available online for uncoated steel. Improved compliance to the Standard gives the specifier and purchaser confidence that the material obtained will perform as intended in aa design and use phases of the project.
The changes to the Standard nzss designed to deliver two major benefits to users: Increased range of impact testing options: Steel products comply with all aspects of the Standard – a BlueScope Steel product is always guaranteed to comply with the Standard to which it is manufactured. Designs for low temperature applications L20 and L40 can be done using Australian Standards.
Increases the range of service temperatures that can be specified Increases the minimum impact energy that be specified. Options Benefit Increased range of impact testing options: This provides greater confidence that the material will achieve the performance required in service. Local technical expertise available to assist application – a phone call away.
Changes to the AS/NZS Standard (Structural Steel) – BlueScope Steel
Caution should be exercised if az and purchasers are being offered new product to AS Requiring the producing mill be listed on the test certificate allows you to assess the bona-fides of the material.
BlueScope Steel documents a full suite of critical properties that impact post processing activities such as welding and galvanizing.
Buyer Beware BlueScope can guarantee that BlueScope manufactured steel made to the previous Standard, yet still within distribution supply chains, will comply with the new Standard. Allows specifiers to utilise a higher level Z35 of through-thickness testing nz was available with the previous version of the Standard, for applications requiring welded joints with high restraint.
Useful for when fabrication requires hot forming or the component is to be normalized. This provision has been removed from the new Standard. The Australian Pressure Vessel Standard AS has undergone a major revision which has resulted in significant changes. Requiring test certificates to be written in English ensures the test certificate can be checked for compliance and that there is no confusion in interpreting the results. Mandating a wider range of requirements on test certificates Requiring test certificates to be written in English ensures the test certificate can be checked for compliance and that there is no confusion in interpreting the results.
This simplifies technical specifications and preparations of drawings. A fine-grained structure assists the material to retain strength and toughness after hot forming or normalizing.
Changes to the Standard simply reflect what has been best practice at BlueScope Steel for several years. In the new version they are mandated mzs compliance. Nzzs this is not done the plate tested may not meet the requirements of the Standard. Steels with higher toughness levels for more critical applications can be specified.
Increased range of through-thickness testing options Allows specifiers to utilise a higher level Z35 of through-thickness testing than was available with the previous version of the Standard, for applications requiring welded joints with high restraint.
The test certificate is an important reference document that reports on all elements relating to the applicable Australian Standard.
Why is improved compliance important? Increases the range of service temperatures that can be specified Increases the minimum impact energy that be specified Designs for low temperature applications L20 aa L40 can be done using Australian Standards.
AS/NZS – Standards Australia
When you specify BlueScope steel you can be confident that you get the quality you have specified, and not potentially non-compliant materials that put you at risk. For test results to be meaningful it is important that the laboratory understands the relevant standards on how to prepare test specimens and perform the tests.
What options and benefits does the change to the Standard offer specifiers in terms of design? BlueScope can guarantee that BlueScope manufactured steel made to the previous Standard, yet still within distribution supply chains, will comply with the new Standard. Not all steel products az created equal, and the BlueScope brand is the best way to ensure high quality and industry-compliant products.
This includes correct compliance information being noted on both plate stencils and test certificates, and for further assurance, ACRS Certification.