Articles for: Australian Tank Standards

High Quality vs. Poor Quality Water Tanks – What’s the Difference?

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When shopping for water tanks, you will be able to find a lot of conflicting advice and recommendations online about what to look for in a tank. Add into the picture that no one would ever admit to selling an inferior or weaker tank, it can become difficult to sort through true claims versus false ...

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How Australian Standards Apply to Poly Water Tanks and Installations

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There are a number of Australian Standards that you should be aware of when shopping for a new poly rainwater tank: AS 2070 Plastics materials for food contact use AS/NZS 3500 Plumbing and drainage AS 3688 Water supply – Metallic fittings and end connectors AS/NZS 4020 Testing of products for use in contact with ...

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Australian Standards for Poly Water Tanks and Installations

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When looking to buy a rainwater tank you’ve probably heard “Australian Standard (AS)” this, “Australian/New Zealand Standard (AS/NZ)” that with an “International Standard (ISO)” mentioned also – but what do they all mean? Standards compliance provides you with some assurance that ...

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Verifying Australian Tank Standards Compliance

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Many rainwater tank suppliers often state their poly tank materials comply with the AS/NZS 4766 (“Polyethylene Storage Tanks for Water and Chemicals”). If a company claims their poly tanks are certified to the AS/NZS 4766, this does not guarantee that yours will be. This is because it is actually left up ...

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