Active Standard ASTM A716 | Developed by Subcommittee: A04.12
Book of Standards Volume: 01.02
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This specification covers ductile-iron culvert pipe centrifugally cast. The pipe shall be manufactured of ductile iron that meets the mechanical requirements such as tensile strength, yield strength, elongation, and impact value. The pipe shall be provided with suitable joints, such as push-on or other types of joints that prevent lateral displacement, but plain-end pipe for use with suitable couplings may be furnished. Standard wall thickness and weight values of push-on joint pipe are given. Pressure Class ductile iron pipe in Type 5 trench is illustrated. All pipe shall be coated inside and outside with an asphaltic material. Acceptance tests by tension and Charpy impact testing shall be performed. The standard test specimens for these testing methods are detailed.
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1.1 This specification covers 14 to 64-in. ductile-iron culvert pipe centrifugally cast.
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 safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portions, Sections 6 and 7, of this specification: 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.
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E23 Test Methods for Notched Bar Impact Testing of Metallic Materials
ANSI/AWWA StandardsC 151/A21.51 Ductile-Iron Pipe Centrifugally Cast, for Water
AASHTO StandardAASHTO T-99 Moisture Density Relations of Soils Using a 5.5-lb (2.5-kg) Rammer 12-in. (305-mm) Drop Available from American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), 444 N. Capitol St., NW, Suite 249, Washington, DC 20001, http://www.transportation.org.
ICS Number Code 23.040.10 (Iron and steel pipes)