Architect and Builder Magazine South Africa Feb/Mar 2018 - Page 22

CRITICAL CHANGES AHEAD FOR PLASTIC TANK MANUFACTURERS New industry tank standard offers a quality compliant guarantee on plastic water and chemical storage tanks NS SA :2 017 1731 The SANS 1731:2017 standard, developed in conjunction with the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS), offers a warranty to members of TH AFRICAN the broader construction, plumbing, architecture and design, SOU NA E TI TH landscaping and built industry as well as to home owners that ON H IT tank manufacturers conform to world best practise. The Association of Rotational Moulders of Southern Africa (ARMSA) announced a new South African industry tank standard for polyethylene chemical and water storage tanks. Productivity Engineering Services and Consultants (PESC), an independent auditing company appointed by ARMSA, will regularly audit tank manufacturers and issue SANS 1731:2017 certificates to those who comply. For more info on the standard or compliant manufacturers contact or the appointed tank standard auditor [\\ۋ˞BUSHQHTUH)ёPN ̍ LH MMMTPSZ]H Xۙ܋][YKX[]][”S M Yۈ B\Xۜ[[˘˞B