ASTM C425-04(2009)

    Standard Specification for Compression Joints for Vitrified Clay Pipe and Fittings

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers materials and test requirements for compression joints for vitrified clay pipe and fittings. See Specification C 700 for pipe specifications. The test requirements are applicable to pipe joint assemblies prior to field installation of pipe.

    Note 1—Install pipe in accordance with Practice C 12.

    1.2 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.

    1.3 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the Test Requirements portion, Section 7, of this standard. 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.

    ASTM Standards

    A167 Specification for Stainless and Heat-Resisting Chromium-Nickel Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip

    A240/A240M Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications

    C12 Practice for Installing Vitrified Clay Pipe Lines

    C700 Specification for Vitrified Clay Pipe, Extra Strength, Standard Strength, and Perforated

    C896 Terminology Relating to Clay Products

    D395 Test Methods for Rubber Property--Compression Set

    D412 Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers--Tension

    D471 Test Method for Rubber Property--Effect of Liquids

    D518 Test Method for Rubber Deterioration--Surface Cracking

    D543 Practices for Evaluating the Resistance of Plastics to Chemical Reagents

    D573 Test Method for Rubber--Deterioration in an Air Oven

    D583 Methods of Test for Water Resistance of Textile Fabrics

    D1149 Test Methods for Rubber Deterioration--Cracking in an Ozone Controlled Environment

    D1566 Terminology Relating to Rubber

    D2240 Test Method for Rubber Property--Durometer Hardness


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.60 (Flanges, couplings and joints)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/C0425-04R09

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