Thermoplastic nonpressure piping compendium
|Publication Date:||1 January 2021|
|ICS Code (Plastics fittings):||23.040.45|
Scope of the B1800 compendium
This Standard covers thermoplastic nonpressure piping, including
a) drain, waste, and vent pipe and pipe fittings;
b) sewer and storm pipe and pipe fittings; and
c) accessories such as factory-assembled expansion joints, closet flanges, backwater valves, and cleanouts.
Note: This Standard does not specify requirements for venting of combustion gases. In Canada, ULC S636 specifies testing and marking requirements for pipe, fittings, and accessories intended for venting of combustion gases. In the United States, UL 1738 specifies testing and marking requirements for pipe, fittings, and accessories intended for venting of combustion gases.
Scope of this Standard
This Standard specifies general requirements for compounds and for manufactured pipe and pipe fittings, the relevant test methods, and marking requirements.
Intent of this Standard
This Standard is intended to be used in conjunction with one of the other Standards in the CSA B181 or CSA B182 series to form a complete Standard for a particular product.
In this Standard, "shall" is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the Standard; "should" is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and "may" is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.
Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.
Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.
Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.