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AS / NZS 1571 Copper Seamless Tubes for Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration - Australian Government

Description

Note that this standard has been updated and you will need to meet the requirements set out in AS 1571:2020.

You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to apply for a refrigerant air-conditioning (RAC) industry permit.

An RAC industry permit means any of the following:

  • refrigerant handling licence
  • refrigerant trading authorisation
  • RAC equipment manufacturing authorisation
  • halon special permit
  • 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 round, seamless copper tubes manufactured from phosphorus-deoxidized copper containing high residual phosphorus (UNS alloy C12200) intended for use in air-conditioning and refrigeration. Requirements including chemical composition, hardness, grain-size, and manufacturing tolerances are specified.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Act(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

Australian Refrigeration Council

Contact details

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