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1.1 This specification covers the materials and testing of cast iron couplings for joining hubless cast iron soil pipe and fittings for sizes 1½ to 10 in.
1.2 It is the purpose of this specification to furnish information as to the characteristics of a particular sleeve type coupling when applied to cast iron soil pipe and fittings manufactured in accordance with Specification A 888
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 following precautionary 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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A48/A48M Specification for Gray Iron Castings
A644 Terminology Relating to Iron Castings
A888 Specification for Hubless Cast Iron Soil Pipe and Fittings for Sanitary and Storm Drain, Waste, and Vent Piping Applications
C564 Specification for Rubber Gaskets for Cast Iron Soil Pipe and Fittings
D2240 Test Method for Rubber Property--Durometer Hardness
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
ANSI StandardsANSIB18.1.2 Square and Hex Nuts (Inch Series)
CISPI StandardCISPI-301 Specification for Hubless Cast Iron Soil Pipe and Fittings for Sanitary and Storm Drain, Waste and Vent Piping Applications
ICS Number Code 23.040.60 (Flanges, couplings and joints)