ASTM WK43586

    New Specification for The Design, Testing, Manufacture, Selection, and Installation of Fabricated Metal Access Hatches for Utility, Water, and Wastewater Structures.

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    Developed by Subcommittee: C27.10 | Committee C27 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    This specification covers the design, testing, manufacture, selection, and installation of fabricated metal access hatches for utility, water, and wastewater structures including utility vaults, drainage structures, valve vaults, meter vaults, wet wells, pump enclosures, utility trenches, piping trenches and drainage trenches.

    Currently ASTM does not have a specification that is applicable to this product or properly addresses the design, testing, manufacturing, selection, and installation of this product.


    Access hatch, hatch door, hatch frame, steel access hatch, stainless steel access hatch, aluminum access hatch.

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

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Tom Elliott


    C27 (14-03)

    Ballot Item Approved as C1802-2014 and Pending Publication