Active Standard ASTM B745 / B745M | Developed by Subcommittee: B07.08
Book of Standards Volume: 02.02
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This specification covers corrugated aluminum pipe intended for use for storm water drainage, underdrains, the construction of culverts, and similar uses. Pipe covered by this specification is not normally used for the conveyance of sanitary or industrial wastes. All pipe fabricated under this specification shall be formed from aluminum-alloy sheet conforming to the requirements specified. The sheet used in fabricating coupling bands shall conform to the requirements specified. The material used for rivets in riveted pipe shall conform to the requirements specified. Bolts and nuts for coupling bands shall conform to the required specification. If gaskets are used in couplings, they shall be a band of expanded rubber meeting the specified requirements. The fabrication requirements for type I, type II, type IA, and type IR pipe are presented. The corrugations shall be either annular or helical as provided. The different pipe requirements like pipe dimensions, sheet thickness, pipe-arch dimensions, longitudinal seams, and perforations are presented in details. Field joints for each type of corrugated aluminum pipe shall maintain pipe alignment during construction and prevent infiltration of fill material during the life of the installation.
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1.1 This specification covers corrugated aluminum pipe intended for use for storm water drainage, underdrains, the construction of culverts, and similar uses. Pipe covered by this specification is not normally used for the conveyance of sanitary or industrial wastes.
1.2 This specification does not include requirements for bedding, backfill, or the relationship between earth-cover load and sheet thickness of the pipe. Experience has shown that the successful performance of this product depends upon the proper selection of sheet thickness, type of bedding and backfill, controlled manufacture in the plant, and care in the installation. The purchaser must correlate the above factors and also the corrosion and abrasion requirements of the field installation with the sheet thickness. The structural design of corrugated aluminum pipe and the proper installation procedures are given in Practices B790/B790M and B788/B788M, respectively. A procedure for using life-cycle cost analysis techniques to evaluate alternative drainage system designs using corrugated metal pipe is given in Practice A930.
1.3 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A153/A153M Specification for Zinc Coating (Hot-Dip) on Iron and Steel Hardware
A307 Specification for Carbon Steel Bolts and Studs, 60 000 PSI Tensile Strength
A563 Specification for Carbon and Alloy Steel Nuts
A563M Specification for Carbon and Alloy Steel Nuts (Metric)
A930 Practice for Life-Cycle Cost Analysis of Corrugated Metal Pipe Used for Culverts, Storm Sewers, and Other Buried Conduits
B209 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate
B209M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate (Metric)
B221 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes
B221M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes (Metric)
B316/B316M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Rivet and Cold-Heading Wire and Rods
B633 Specification for Electrodeposited Coatings of Zinc on Iron and Steel
B666/B666M Practice for Identification Marking of Aluminum and Magnesium Products
B695 Specification for Coatings of Zinc Mechanically Deposited on Iron and Steel
B744/B744M Specification for Aluminum Alloy Sheet for Corrugated Aluminum Pipe
B788/B788M Practice for Installing Factory-Made Corrugated Aluminum Culverts and Storm Sewer Pipe
B790/B790M Practice for Structural Design of Corrugated Aluminum Pipe, Pipe-Arches, and Arches for Culverts, Storm Sewers, and Other Buried Conduits
C443 Specification for Joints for Concrete Pipe and Manholes, Using Rubber Gaskets
D1056 Specification for Flexible Cellular Materials--Sponge or Expanded Rubber
F467 Specification for Nonferrous Nuts for General Use
F467M Specification for Nonferrous Nuts for General Use (Metric)
F468 Specification for Nonferrous Bolts, Hex Cap Screws, and Studs for General Use
F468M Specification for Nonferrous Bolts, Hex Cap Screws, and Studs for General Use (Metric)
F568M Specification for Carbon and Alloy Steel Externally Threaded Metric Fasteners (Metric)
F593 Specification for Stainless Steel Bolts, Hex Cap Screws, and Studs
F594 Specification for Stainless Steel Nuts
F738M Specification for Stainless Steel Metric Bolts, Screws, and Studs
F836M Specification for Style 1 Stainless Steel Metric Nuts (Metric)
ICS Number Code 23.040.15 (Non-ferrous metal pipes)
UNSPSC Code 70171800(Drainage services)