Standard Specification for Oriented Poly(Vinyl Chloride), PVCO, Pressure Pipe
|Publication Date:||1 March 2005|
|ICS Code (Plastics pipes):||23.040.20|
This specification covers requirements for materials, dimensions, sustained pressure, accelerated regression testing, burst pressure, flattening, impact resistance, workmanship, and methods of marking for oriented poly(vinyl chloride) (PVCO) pipe for pressure applications.
The PVCO pipe shall be joined using elastomeric seals (gaskets). The joint shall meet the requirements of Specification D 3139 and the elastomeric seal shall meet the requirements of Specification F 477. The PVCO shall not be joined by solvent cementing.
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values in parentheses are given for information only.
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.