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Glass & Glazing: Australian Standards

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Relevant Standards for Glass & Glazing


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  • AS 2047-2014 Windows and external glazed doors in buildings
  • AS/NZS 4666:2012 Insulating Glass Units
  • AS/NZS 4668:2000 (R2016) Glossary of Terms used in the Glass and Glazing Industry
  • AS 1288:2006 (R2016) Glass in Buildings - Selection and Installation 
  • AS 1288 Supp 1-2006 (R2016) Glass in Buildings - Selection and installation (Supplement to AS 1288-2006)
  • AS/NZS 2208:1996 Safety Glazing Materials in Buildings
  • AS/NZS 4667:2000 (R2016) Quality Requirements for Cut-to-size and Processed Glass
  • AS 3740-2010 Waterproofing of domestic wet areas
  • AS 1735.1:2016 Lifts, escalators and moving walks - General requirements

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Standards Explained

What is a Standard?

Standards are documents setting out specifications, procedures and guidelines. They are designed to ensure products, services and systems are safe, reliable and consistent.

They are based on industrial, scientific and consumer experience and are regularly reviewed to ensure they keep pace with new technologies.
 
They cover everything from consumer products and services, construction, engineering, business, information technology, human services to energy and water utilities, the environment and much more.

[Extract from Standards Australia]