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CSA A257 SERIES

Standards for concrete pipe and manhole sections

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Organization: CSA
Publication Date: 1 January 2014
Status: active
Page Count: 98
scope:

This performance Standard applies to circular precast concrete pipe, manhole (maintenance hole) sections, and accessories intended for

(a) use as sewer pipe for the conveyance of sewage, industrial wastes, and storm water; and

(b) the construction of culverts.

This Standard describes the following procedures for testing circular precast concrete pipe, manhole sections, and joints:

(a) three-edge-bearing test;

(b) concrete compression tests;

(c) absorption test;

(d) hydrostatic test;

(e) flat slab top test; and

(f) manhole step tests.

This Standard does not apply to cast-in-place elements or to non-circular precast concrete pipe, manhole, or catch basin sections.

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.

Document History

January 1, 2019
Standards for concrete pipe and manhole sections
This performance Standard applies to circular precast concrete pipe, manhole (maintenance hole) sections, and accessories intended for a) use as sewer pipe for the conveyance of sewage, industrial...
CSA A257 SERIES
January 1, 2014
Standards for concrete pipe and manhole sections
This performance Standard applies to circular precast concrete pipe, manhole (maintenance hole) sections, and accessories intended for (a) use as sewer pipe for the conveyance of sewage, industrial...
January 1, 2014
Standards for concrete pipe and manhole sections
Preface This is the sixth edition of CSA A257 Series, Standards for concrete pipe and manhole sections. It supersedes the previous editions published in 2009, 2003, 1992, 1982, and 1974. This is a...
October 1, 2009
Standards for concrete pipe and manhole sections
This Standard applies to circular precast concrete pipe, manhole (maintenance hole) sections, and accessories intended for (a) use as sewer pipe for the conveyance of sewage, industrial wastes, and...
October 1, 2009
Standards for concrete pipe and manhole sections
This Standard applies to circular precast concrete pipe, manhole (maintenance hole) sections, and accessories intended for (a) use as sewer pipe for the conveyance of sewage, industrial wastes, and...
January 1, 2009
Standards for concrete pipe and manhole sections
Preface This is the fifth edition of CSA A257 Series, Standards for concrete pipe and manhole sections. It supersedes the previous editions published in 2003, 1992, 1982, and 1974. As with the...
December 1, 2003
Standards for Concrete Pipe and Manhole Sections
Preface This is the fourth edition of CSA A257 Series, Standards for Concrete Pipe and Manhole Sections. It supersedes the previous editions published in 1992, 1982, and 1974 under the title...
December 1, 2003
Standards for Concrete Pipe and Manhole Sections
Preface This is the fourth edition of CSA A257 Series, Standards for Concrete Pipe and Manhole Sections. It supersedes the previous editions published in 1992, 1982, and 1974 under the title...
February 1, 1992
Standards for Concrete Pipe
This Standard describes procedures for testing circular concrete pipe, manhole sections, and joints and includes the following tests: (a) three-edge bearing test (see Clause 3); (b) core strength...
February 1, 1992
Standards for Concrete Pipe
This Standard describes procedures for testing circular concrete pipe, manhole sections, and joints and includes the following tests: (a) three-edge bearing test (see Clause 3); (b) core strength...

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