ASTM International - ASTM D2564-12
Standard Specification for Solvent Cements for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Plastic Piping Systems
|Publication Date:||1 August 2012|
|ICS Code (Plastics pipes):||23.040.20|
|ICS Code (Plastics fittings):||23.040.45|
1.1 This specification covers requirements for poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) solvent cements to be used in joining poly(vinyl chloride) piping systems.
1.2 These solvent cements are used with poly(vinyl chloride) piping systems made from compounds as defined in Specification D1784.
1.3 A procedure for joining PVC pipe and fittings is given in Practice D2855.
1.4 The text of this specification references notes, footnotes, and appendixes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the specification.
1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.6 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 6, of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.