ASTM WK25400

    New Specification for Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) Schedule 40 Plastic Drain, Waste, and Vent Pipe With a Cellular Core, the Core Containing Postconsumer Recycled ABS Plastics

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    WK25400

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers coextruded acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) plastic drain, waste, and vent pipe made to Schedule 40 iron pipe sizes (IPS) and produced by the coextrusion process with concentric inner and outer solid ABS layers and the core consisting of closed-cell cellular ABS. Plastic that does not meet the material requirements specified in Section 5 is excluded from single-layer and all coextruded layers. 1.2 Fittings suitable for use with pipe meeting the requirements of this specification are given in Annex A1. Fittings meeting the requirement of Specification D 2661 are also acceptable. 1.3 Virgin ABS plastic that does not meet the definitions of virgin ABS plastic as given in 3.2.4 is excluded from use in concentric inner and outer solid ABS layers. ABS rework plastic that meets the requirements of rework plastic as given in 5.3 is acceptable. 1.4 Reprocessed plastic or recycled plastic as defined in Terminology D 883 is excluded from use in concentric inner and outer solid ABS layers. 1.5 Recommendations for storage, joining, and installation are provided in Appendixes X1-X13, respectively. 1.6 The text of this specification references notes, footnotes, and appendixes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the specification. 1.7 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

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    Keywords

    ABS; cellular; DWV; fittings; pipe; plastic; thermoplastic; Schedule 40, recycle material

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Date Initiated:
    08-07-2009

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    Status:
    Draft Under Development