AS 2070-1999 Plastics Material for Food Contact Use
The Australian Standard AS 2070 applies to the manufacture of the plastics materials (resins, granules and powders) and colorants for food contact use and describes procedures to be followed during the various stages of processing by manufacturers of plastics items for food contact. Adherence to this standard means your tank will be food-grade so the water stored within is safe from plastic toxins.
AS/NZS 3500 Plumbing and Drainage
This Australian Standard, AS/NZS 3500, specifies the performance requirements for materials and products, and design and installation of roof drainage systems, surface drainage systems and subsoil drainage systems. It forms the basis of the plumbing guidelines found in Australia’s National Construction Code. Adherence means your plumbing has all been carried out by a license plumber who certifies compliance with the Code.
AS 3688 Water Supply – Metallic Fittings and End Connectors
This Australian Standard, AS 3688, specifies requirements for metallic body pipe fittings and connectors for use with copper tubes and stainless steel pipes and tubes and adaptor fittings for connection to other pipe materials in water supply and gas systems where the normal working temperature does not exceed 95°C, and where the maximum operating pressure does not exceed 1.4MPa.
AS/NZS 4020 Testing of Products for Use in Contact with Drinking Water
This Australian Standard, AS/NZS 4020, specifies requirements for the suitability of products for use in contact with drinking water and defines test methods for evaluating their effect on the quality of the water. This generally applies to items such as pipes and fittings that will come into contact with your drinking water.
AS/NZS 4130 Polyethylene (PE) Pipes for Pressure Application
This Australian Standard, AS/NZS 4130, specifies requirements for polyethylene pipes for the delivery of fluids under pressure. For detailed information about this standard see:
- AS/NZS 4130 Polyethylene Pipes (PE) For Pressure Applications (PIPA)
- AS/NZS 4130:2009 Polyethylene (PE) pipes for pressure applications (SAI Global)
AS/NZS 4766 Polyethylene Storage Tanks for Water and Chemicals
This Australian Standard, AS/NZS 4766, specifies requirements for the design and manufacture of polyethylene storage tanks that are rotationally moulded in one-piece seamless construction, for non-buried, vertical installation, and capable of containing water, liquids for food and beverage manufacture and chemical solutions at atmospheric pressure. All quality polyethylene tanks should be certified to this standard.
AS/NZS ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
This Australian Standard, AS/NZS ISO 9001, specifies requirements for quality management systems applicable to an organisation regardless of size, type, industry, product or service. It focuses on the quality management system’s effectiveness in meeting customer requirements, and demonstrates that processes are in place to continually meet those requirements.
Purchasing your tank from ISO 9001 certified manufacturer means you can be ensured of a quality product produced by consistent, transparent and traceable manufacturing process.