ASTM International - ASTM F894-98a
Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Large Diameter Profile Wall Sewer and Drain Pipe
|Publication Date:||10 October 1998|
|ICS Code (Plastics pipes):||23.040.20|
1.1 This specification covers requirements and test methods for materials, dimensions, workmanship, ring stiffness, flattening, joint systems, and a form of marking for large diameter, 18 to 120 in. (460 to 3050 mm), inside diameter based polyethylene (PE) pipe of profile wall construction and with butt-fused, bell and spigot, and other mechanical joints for use in low pressure and gravity flow applications, such as for sewers and drains.
Note 1-Pipe produced to this specification should be installed in accordance with Practice D2321 and with the manufacturer's recommendations. Note 2-For purposes of this specification, low pressure is defined as 50 ft (15.2 m) of water column or less.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are provided for information only.
1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 8, 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.