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BOS 176:2013 ed.2


Eucalyptus poles cross-arms and spacers for power distribution and communication systems

SKU: BOS 176:2013 ed.2 Category: Product ID: 28387

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This standard specifies requirements for eucalyptus poles grown in Southern Africa that are treated with creosote, a mixture of creosote and waxy oil or a mixture of copper-chromium-arsenic compounds (CCA) and that are intended to be used as upright supports for communications systems and as upright supports, cross-arms and spacers (in five-pole structures) for power distribution systems. NOTE 1 Assessment of compliance with the requirements of 4.2, 4.3, 4.7.1 and 4.8.1 to 4.8.4 (inclusive), in the case of poles, cross-arms and spacers that are treated with a mixture of copper-chromium-arsenic compounds, requires special agreement between the supplier and the purchaser. Retrieving data. Wait a few seconds and try to cut or copy again. NOTE 2 If timber from regions other than Southern Africa is to be used, the supplier shall ensure that the timber conforms to the grading requirements given in BOS 95-2. NOTE 3 This standard applies to the condition of the timber at the time of dispatch and does not cover deterioration brought about during transportation and storage.

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