ASTM A746-99

    Standard Specification for Ductile Iron Gravity Sewer Pipe

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers 4 to 64-in. ductile iron gravity sewer pipe centrifugally cast with push-on joints. This specification may be used for pipe with other types of joints, as may be agreed upon at the time of purchase.

    1.2 This specification covers trench load design procedures for both cement-lined pipe and flexible-lined pipe. Maximum depth of cover tables are included for both types of linings.

    1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D2487 Practice for Classification of Soils for Engineering Purposes (Unified Soil Classification System)

    D3282 Practice for Classification of Soils and Soil-Aggregate Mixtures for Highway Construction Purposes

    E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E23 Test Methods for Notched Bar Impact Testing of Metallic Materials

    ANSI/AWWA Standards

    C600 Installation of Ductile-Iron Water Mains and Their Appurtenances

    ASCE Standards

    ManualsandReportsonE (WCPF Manual of Practice No. 9). Design and Construction of Sanitary and Storm Sewers Available from American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 1801 Alexander Bell Dr., Reston, VA 20191, http://www.asce.org.

    AASHTO Standard

    AASHTOT-99 Standard Method of Test for the Moisture-Density Relations of Soils Using a 5.5 lb (2.5 kg) Rammer and a 12 in. (305 mm) Drop


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.10 (Iron and steel pipes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31100000(Castings and casting assemblies); 40170000(Pipe piping and pipe fittings)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0746-99

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