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BS 7572:1992

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Code of practice for thermally insulated underground piping systems

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Hardcopy , PDF

Language(s)

English

Published date

15-06-1992

Committees responsible
Foreword
Code of practice
1. Scope
2. Definitions
3. Basic considerations
4. Systems for pipe-in-pipe underground distribution
5. Steel cased systems with air-gap to BS 4508: Part 1
6. Cased systems without air-gap to BS EN 253
7. Thermal insulants
8. Ground engineering
9. Distribution pipework system design
10. Purchase-outline/tender documentation stage
11. Invitation of tender and contract planning stage
12. Acceptance of tender stage
13. Installation recommendations
14. Commissioning and testing stage
15. Handover documents
16. Operation and maintenance
Table
1. Summary of methods of case jointing steel-in-
     plastics systems
Appendix
A. Index of terms

Gives recommendations for the design, planning, prefabrication, transport, installation and testing of thermally insulated underground piping systems for steam, and chilled or hot water. Gives detailed recommendations for pre-insulated pipe-in-pipe systems which are buried directly in the ground and gives brief outlines of other systems.

Committee
B/540
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS CP3009(1970) & 91/75630 DC (04/2003)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
32
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
SupersededBy
Supersedes

BS 5970:2001 Code of practice for thermal insulation of pipework and equipment in the temperature range of -100°C to +870°C
PD 8010-1:2004 Code of practice for pipelines Steel pipelines on land

BS EN 253 : 2009 DISTRICT HEATING PIPES - PREINSULATED BONDED PIPE SYSTEMS FOR DIRECTLY BURIED HOT WATER NETWORKS - PIPE ASSEMBLY OF STEEL SERVICE PIPE, POLYURETHANE THERMAL INSULATION AND OUTER CASING OF POLYETHYLENE
BS 882:1992 Specification for aggregates from natural sources for concrete
BS 2640:1982 Specification for Class II oxy-acetylene welding of carbon steel pipework for carrying fluids
BS 4164:2002 Specification for coal-tar-based hot-applied coating materials for protecting iron and steel, including a suitable primer
BS 3602:1962 Specification for steel pipes and tubes for pressure purposes. Carbon steel high duties.
BS 6031:1981 Code of practice for earthworks
BS 1387:1985 Specification for screwed and socketed steel tubes and tubulars and for plain end steel tubes suitable for welding or for screwing to BS 21 pipe threads
BS CP1021(1973) : LATEST CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CATHODIC PROTECTION

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