ASTM International - ASTM C1173-18
Standard Specification for Flexible Transition Couplings for Underground Piping Systems
|1 February 2018
|ICS Code (Flanges, couplings and joints):
1.1 This specification describes the properties of devices or assemblies suitable for use as flexible transition couplings, hereinafter referred to as "couplings," for underground drainage and sewer piping systems.
1.2 Couplings that may include bushings, inserts, or shear rings and conform to the requirements of this standard are suitable for joining plain-end pipe or fittings. The pipe to be joined shall be of similar or dissimilar materials, size, or both.
1.3 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.
1.4 The ASTM standards referenced herein shall be considered mandatory.
1.5 The committee with jurisdiction over this standard is not aware of another comparable standard for materials covered in this standard.
1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
This specification describes the properties of devices or assemblies suitable for use as flexible transition couplings for underground drainage and sewer piping systems. Couplings that may include... View More