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Mechanical & Fluids - Standards & Publications

SABS provides a range of standards covering the demands of the Mechanical & Fluids industry, from quality management systems to test methods for specific materials or parts. These will help your organization to enhance customer satisfaction, meet regulatory, safety and reliability requirements, and ensure consistency of quality throughout the supply chain.

Related Standards & Publications

SANS 60811-505

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 505: Mechanical tests - Elongation at low temperature for insulations and sheaths

SANS 1230

Trailer support legs (mechanically adjustable)

SANS 9177-1

Mechanical pencils Part 1: Classification, dimensions, performance requirements and testing

SANS 9177-2

Mechanical pencils Part 2: Black leads - Classification and dimensions

SANS 60811-506

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 506: Mechanical tests - Impact test at low temperature for insulations and sheaths

SANS 1700-5-2

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 2: Nuts with specified proof load values - Coarse thread

SANS 1700-5-4

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 4: Nuts with specified proof load values - Fine pitch thread

SANS 1700-5-6

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 6: Heat-treated steel tapping screws

SANS 1700-5-12

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 12: Surface discontinuities - Bolts, screws and studs for general requirements

SANS 1700-5-13

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 13: Surface discontinuities - Bolts, screws and studs for special requirements

SANS 1700-5-14

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 14: Bolts, screws, studs and nuts made of non-ferrous metals

SANS 60811-507

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 507: Mechanical tests - Hot set test for cross-linked materials

SANS 2631-1

Mechanical vibration and shock - Evaluation of human exposure to whole-body vibration Part 1: General requirements

SANS 4866

Mechanical vibration and shock - Vibration of fixed structures - Guidelines for the measurement of vibrations and evaluation of their effects on structures

SANS 1408

Mechanical components for tendon based rock support systems

SANS 4042

Fasteners - Electroplated coatings (SABS 1700 Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 11)

SANS 50713

Plastics piping systems - Mechanical joints between fittings and polyolefin pressure pipes - Test method for leaktightness under internal pressure of assemblies subjected to bending

SANS 50712

Thermoplastics piping systems - End-load bearing mechanical joints between pressure pipes and fittings - Test method for resistance to pull-out under constant longitudinal force

SANS 51706

Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Castings - Chemical composition and mechanical properties

SANS 6891

Timber structures - Joints made with mechanical fasteners - General principles for the determination of strength and deformation characteristics

SANS 13909-1

Hard coal and coke - Mechanical sampling Part 1: General introduction

SANS 13909-2

Hard coal and coke - Mechanical sampling Part 2: Coal - Sampling from moving streams

SANS 13909-3

Hard coal and coke - Mechanical sampling Part 3: Coal - Sampling from stationary lots

SANS 13909-4

Hard coal and coke - Mechanical sampling Part 4: Coal - Preparation of test samples

SANS 13909-5

Hard coal and coke - Mechanical sampling Part 5: Coke - Sampling from moving streams

SANS 13909-6

Hard coal and coke - Mechanical sampling Part 6: Coke - Preparation of test samples

SANS 13909-7

Hard coal and coke - Mechanical sampling Part 7: Methods for determining the precision of sampling, sample preparation and testing

SANS 13909-8

Hard coal and coke - Mechanical sampling Part 8: Methods of testing for bias

SANS 1700-5-1

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 1: Mechanical properties of fasteners made of carbon steel and alloy steel - Bolts, screws and studs

SANS 1700-5-3

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 3: Mechanical properties of fasteners made of carbon steel and alloy steel - Set screws and similar threaded fasteners not under tensile stresses

SANS 1700-5-16

Fasteners: Part 5: General requirements and mechanhical properties Section 16: Drilling screws with tapping screw thread - Mechanical and functional properties

SANS 1700-5-7

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 7: Corrosion-resistant stainless steel fasteners - Specifications

SANS 1213

Mechanical cable glands

SANS 60811-1-1

Common test methods for insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables and optical cables Part 1-1: Methods for general application - Measurement of thickness and overall dimensions - Tests for determining the mechanical properties

SANS 20055

Uniform provisions concerning the approval of mechanical coupling components of combinations of vehicles

SANS 1700-5-11

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 11: Electroplated coatings

SANS 1700-5-8

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 8: Mechanical properties of corrosion-resistant stainless-steel fasteners - Bolts, screws and studs

SANS 1700-5-9

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 9: Mechanical properties of corrosion-resistant stainless-steel fasteners - Nuts

SANS 1700-5-10

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 10: Mechanical properties of corrosion-resistant stainless-steel fasteners - Set screws and similar fasteners not under tensile stress

SANS 1700-5-17

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 17: Mechanical and performance requirements of case hardened and tempered metric thread rolling screws

SANS 1700-5-18

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 18: Fasteners - Non-electrolytically applied zinc flake coatings

SANS 14236

Plastics pipes and fittings - Mechanical-joint compression fittings for use with polyethylene pressure pipes in water supply systems

SANS 4593

Plastics - Film and sheeting - Determination of thickness by mechanical scanning

SANS 60947-4-1

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear Part 4-1: Contactors and motor-starters - Electromechanical contactors and motor-starters

SANS 60591

Sampling rules and acceptance criteria when applying statistical control methods for mechanical and electromechanical tests on insulators of ceramic material or glass for overhead lines with a nominal voltage greater than 1 000 V

SANS 62053-11

Electricity metering equipment (a.c.) - Particular requirements Part 11: Electromechanical meters for active energy (classes 0,5, 1 and 2)

SANS 60730-2-8

Automatic electrical controls for household and similar use Part 2-8: Particular requirements for electrically operated water valves, including mechanical requirements

SANS 61238-1

Compression and mechanical connectors for power cables for rated voltages up to 30 kV (Um = 36 kV) Part 1: Test methods and requirements

SANS 1700-18-3

Fasteners Part 18: Rivets Section 3: Blind rivets - Mechanical testing

SANS 70

Conditioning of textiles and standard temperate atmosphere for determining their physical and mechanical properties

SANS 6210

Domestic solar water heaters - Mechanical qualification tests

SANS 62262

Degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment against external mechanical impacts (IK code)

SANS 1611

The mechanical requirements for satellite television receiving antennas

SANS 1529-4

Water meters for cold potable water Part 4: Mechanical meters of nominal bore exceeding 100 mm but not exceeding 800 mm

SANS 50755-2

Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Extruded rod/bar, tube and profiles Part 2: Mechanical properties

SANS 369-2

Code of practice for the operation of fire protection measures Part 2: Mechanical actuation of gaseous total flooding and local application extinguishing systems

SANS 6161

Non-recoverable extension of textile floor coverings as imposed by mechanical action

SANS 61959

Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes - Mechanical tests for sealed portable secondary cells and batteries

SANS 60811-506

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 506: Mechanical tests - Impact test at low temperature for insulations and sheaths

SANS 60947-5-5

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear Part 5-5: Control circuit devices and switching elements - Electrical emergency stop device with mechanical latching function

SANS 962-2

Mechanical fasteners for conveyor belts Part 2: Hinged type and plate-and-rivet type fasteners

SANS 50572-1

Glass in building - Basic soda lime silicate glass products Part 1: Definitions and general physical and mechanical properties

SANS 8528-9

Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven alternating current generating sets Part 9: Measurement and evaluation of mechanical vibrations

SANS 1051-5

Braking Part 5: Parking brakes: Mechanically locked brake cylinder (lock actuator) type

SANS 8009

Mechanical contraceptives - Reusable natural and silicone rubber contraceptive diaphragms - Requirements and tests

SANS 520

Coke (greater than 20 mm in size) - Determination of mechanical strength

SANS 60034-18-34

Rotating electrical machines Part 18-34: Functional evaluation of insulation systems - Test procedures for form-wound windings - Evaluation of thermomechanical endurance of insulation systems

SANS 6282-3

Test methods for bare conductors and conductors of insulated electric cables Part 3: Mechanical tests

SANS 1529-1

Water meters for cold potable water Part 1: Metrological characteristics of mechanical water meters of nominal bore not exceeding 100 mm

SANS 6100

Aerial bundled conductors - Performance of supporting cores under mechanical and thermal stresses

SANS 1808-15

Water supply and distribution system components Part 15: Mechanical backflow-prevention devices

SANS 60730-2-6

Automatic electrical controls for household and similar use Part 2-6: Particular requirements for automatic electrical pressure sensing controls including mechanical requirements

SANS 628

Mechanical ball type couplings of diameter exceeding 50 mm

SANS 60730-2-18

Automatic electrical controls for household and similar use Part 2-18: Particular requirements for automatic electrical water and air flow sensing controls, including mechanical requirements

SANS 60793-1-3

Optical fibres Part 1-3: Generic specification - Measuring methods for mechanical characteristics

SANS 60034-14

Rotating electrical machines Part 14: Mechanical vibration of certain machines with shaft heights 56 mm and higher - Measurement, evaluation and limits of vibration severity

SANS 60521

Alternating-current electromechanical watt-hour meters (classes 0.5, 1 and 2)

SANS 21398

Hard coal and coke - Guidance to the inspection of mechanical sampling systems

SANS 1529-9

Water meters for cold potable water Part 9: Requirements for electronic indicators used with mechanical water meters, electronic water meters and electronic prepayment water measuring systems

SANS 10149

The mechanical stress grading of timber (flexural method)

SANS 1700-5-15

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 15: Bolts, screws, studs and nuts

SANS 1607

Electromechanical watt-hour meters

SANS 53763-7

Explosives for civil uses - Detonators and relays Part 7: Determination of the mechanical strength of leading wires, shock tubes, connections, crimps and closures

SANS 60730-2-19

Automatic electrical controls for household and similar use Part 2-19: Particular requirements for electrically operated oil valves, including mechanical requirements

SANS 60730-2-17

Automatic electrical controls for household and similar use Part 2-17: Particular requirements for electrically operated gas valves, including mechanical requirements

SANS 962-1

Mechanical fasteners for conveyor belts Part 1: Plate-and-bolt type fasteners

SANS 1648

Mechanical coupling devices for motor vehicles and their trailers

SANS 50025-4

Hot rolled products of structural steels Part 4: Technical delivery conditions for thermomechanical rolled weldable fine grain structural steels

SANS 2418

Leather - Chemical, physical and mechanical and fastness tests - Sampling location

SANS 61073-1

Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Mechanical splices and fusion splice protectors for optical fibres and cables Part 1: Generic specification

SANS 2417

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Determination of static absorption of water

SANS 17235

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Determination of softness

SANS 17229

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Determination of water vapour absorption

SANS 2589

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Determination of thickness

SANS 20864

Footwear - Test methods for stiffeners and toepuffs - Mechanical characteristics

SANS 8124-1

Safety of toys Part 1: Safety aspects related to mechanical and physical properties

SANS 2041

Mechanical vibration, shock and condition monitoring - Vocabulary

SANS 60851-3

Winding wires - Test methods Part 3: Mechanical properties

SANS 613

Fenestration products - Mechanical performance criteria

SANS 9177-3

Mechanical pencils Part 3: Black leads - Bending strengths of HB leads

SANS 50028-5

Flat products made of steels for pressure purposes Part 5: Weldable fine grain steels, thermomechanically rolled

SANS 3380

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Determination of shrinkage temperature up to 100 ?C

SANS 60947-5-1

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear Part 5-1: Control circuit devices and switching elements - Electromechanical control circuit devices

SANS 2420

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Determination of apparent density

SANS 23910

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Measurement of stitch tear resistance

SANS 22288

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Determination of flex resistance by the vamp flex method

SANS 1700-5-5

Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 5: Prevailing torque type steel hexagon nuts - Mechanical and performance properties

SANS 13792

Thermal performance of buildings - Calculation of internal temperatures of a room in summer without mechanical cooling - Simplified methods

SANS 14531-3

Plastics pipes and fittings - Cross-linked polyethylene (CP-X) pipe systems for the conveyance of gaseous fuels - Metric series - Specifications Part 3: Fittings for mechanical jointing (including PE-X/metal transitions)

SANS 62058-21

Electricity metering equipment (AC) - Acceptance inspection Part 21: Particular requirements for electromechanical meters for active energy (classes 0,5, 1 and 2)

SANS 1049

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Determination of flex resistance by flexometer method

SANS 14268

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Determination of water vapour permeability

SANS 17236

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Determination of extension set

SANS 3377-1

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Determination of tear load Part 1: Single edge tear

SANS 3377-2

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Determination of tear load Part 2: Double edge tear

SANS 3378

Leather - Physical and mechanical tests - Determination of resistance to grain cracking and grain crack index

SANS 23718

Metallic materials - Mechanical testing - Vocabulary

SANS 53697

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics - Quantitative non-porous surface test for the evaluation of bactericidal and/or fungicidal activity of chemical disinfectants used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional areas - Test method and requirements without mechanical action (phase 2/step 2)

SANS 2631-2

Mechanical vibration and shock - Evaluation of human exposure to whole-body vibration Part 2: Vibration in buildings (1 Hz to 80 Hz)

SANS 2631-4

Mechanical vibration and shock - Evaluation of human exposure to whole-body vibration Part 4: Guidelines for the evaluation of the effects of vibration and rotational motion on passenger and crew comfort in fixed-guideway transport systems

SANS 2631-5

Mechanical vibration and shock - Evaluation of human exposure to whole-body vibration - Part 5: Method for evaluation of vibration containing multiple shocks

SANS 4042

Fasteners - Electroplated coatings (SABS 1700 Fasteners Part 5: General requirements and mechanical properties Section 11)

SANS 6161

Non-recoverable extension of textile floor coverings as imposed by mechanical action

SANS 60811-508

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 508: Mechanical tests - Pressure test at high temperature for insulation and sheaths

SANS 60811-509

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 509: Mechanical tests - Test for resistance of insulations and sheaths to cracking (heat shock test)

SANS 60811-513

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 513: Mechanical tests - Methods specific to polyethylene and polypropylene compounds - Wrapping test after conditioning

SANS 60811-512

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 512: Mechanical tests - Methods specific to polyethylene and polypropylene compounds - Tensile strength and elongation at break after conditioning at elevated temperature

SANS 60811-511

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 511: Mechanical tests - Measurement of the melt flow index of polyethylene compounds

SANS 60811-510

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 510: Mechanical tests - Methods specific to polyethylene and polypropylene compounds - Wrapping test after thermal ageing in air

SANS 60811-501

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 501: Mechanical tests - Tests for determining the mechanical properties of insulating and sheathing compounds

SANS 60811-502

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 502: Mechanical tests - Shrinkage test for insulations

SANS 60811-503

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 503: Mechanical tests - Shrinkage test for sheaths

SANS 60811-504

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 504: Mechanical tests - Bending tests at low temperature for insulation and sheaths

SANS 60811-505

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 505: Mechanical tests - Elongation at low temperature for insulations and sheaths

SANS 60811-511

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 511: Mechanical tests - Measurement of the melt flow index of polyethylene compounds

SANS 60811-507

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 507: Mechanical tests - Hot set test for cross-linked materials

SANS 60811-508

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 508: Mechanical tests - Pressure test at high temperature for insulation and sheaths

SANS 60811-509

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 509: Mechanical tests - Test for resistance of insulations and sheaths to cracking (heat shock test)

SANS 60811-510

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 510: Mechanical tests - Methods specific to polyethylene and polypropylene compounds - Wrapping test after thermal ageing in air

SANS 60811-501

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 501: Mechanical tests - Tests for determining the mechanical properties of insulating and sheathing compounds

SANS 60811-502

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 502: Mechanical tests - Shrinkage test for insulations

SANS 60811-512

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 512: Mechanical tests - Methods specific to polyethylene and polypropylene compounds - Tensile strength and elongation at break after conditioning at elevated temperature

SANS 60811-513

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 513: Mechanical tests - Methods specific to polyethylene and polypropylene compounds - Wrapping test after conditioning

SANS 60811-503

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 503: Mechanical tests - Shrinkage test for sheaths

SANS 60811-504

Electric and optical fibre cables - Test methods for non-metallic materials Part 504: Mechanical tests - Bending tests at low temperature for insulation and sheaths