ASTM D2412-02

    Historical Standard: ASTM D2412-02 Standard Test Method for Determination of External Loading Characteristics of Plastic Pipe by Parallel-Plate Loading

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    ASTM D2412

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of load-deflection characteristics of plastic pipe under parallel-plate loading.

    1.2 This test method covers thermoplastic resin pipe, reinforced thermosetting resin pipe (RTRP), and reinforced polymer mortar pipe (RPMP).

    1.3 The characteristics determined by this test method are pipe stiffness, stiffness factor, and load at specific deflections.

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

    Note 1—While this test method can be used in measuring the pipe stiffness of corrugated plastic pipe or tubing, special conditions and procedures are used. These details are included in the product standards, for example, Specification F 405.

    1.5 The text of this test method references notes and footnotes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the test method.

    1.6 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

    D695 Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Plastics

    D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics

    D2122 Test Method for Determining Dimensions of Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings

    E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods

    E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method

    F405 Specification for Corrugated Polyethylene (PE) Pipe and Fittings

    F412 Terminology Relating to Plastic Piping Systems


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.20 (Plastic pipes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40170000(Pipe piping and pipe fittings)


    DOI: 10.1520/D2412-02

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