You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to apply for a refrigerant air-conditioning (RAC) industry permit.
RAC industry permits include any of the following:
- refrigerant handling licences
- refrigerant trading authorisations
- RAC equipment manufacturing authorisations
- halon special permits
- restricted refrigerant trading authorisation.
To be eligible for a permit you must demonstrate your knowledge of any standard relevant to work to be carried out under your permit. You must carry out any work under a permit in accordance with the relevant standard.
This standard specifies requirements for ferrous and non-ferrous, fluxed or unfluxed filler metal for welding. The classification system adopted is basically in line with ANSI / AWS classification. Filler metals are given in seven groups - carbon and intermediate alloy steels, high alloy steels, cast iron, copper and copper alloys, magnesium alloys, aluminium alloys, nickel and nickel alloys.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.