ASTM B745 / B745M - 12

    Standard Specification for Corrugated Aluminum Pipe for Sewers and Drains

    Active Standard ASTM B745 / B745M | Developed by Subcommittee: B07.08

    Book of Standards Volume: 02.02


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    Abstract

    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.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    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.

    1.4 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

    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, Socket Head 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 Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.15 (Non-ferrous metal pipes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 70171800(Drainage services)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0745_B0745M-12

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