ASTM C1460 - 12

    Standard Specification for Shielded Transition Couplings for Use With Dissimilar DWV Pipe and Fittings Above Ground

    Active Standard ASTM C1460 | Developed by Subcommittee: A04.75

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.02


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    Abstract

    This specification deals with the performance of shielded transition couplings to join dissimilar DWV pipe and fittings above ground. All steel parts made from round stock shall be 300 series stainless steel. The elastomeric gasket shall consist of one piece and shall have an inside center stop-ring spaced equal distance from the ends. The clamp assembly shall be tested to withstand the stated installation torque. The following shall also be done: deflection test, shear test, and unrestrained hydrostatic joint test.

    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 the performance of shielded transition couplings to join dissimilar DWV pipe and fittings above ground up to and including 10 in. pipe and fittings.

    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 precaution comment pertains only to the test method portion, Section 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.

    1.4 The committee with jurisdiction over this standard is not aware of any comparable standards published by other organizations.


    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

    A493 Specification for Stainless Steel Wire and Wire Rods for Cold Heading and Cold Forging

    A644 Terminology Relating to Iron Castings

    C564 Specification for Rubber Gaskets for Cast Iron Soil Pipe and Fittings


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.60 (Flanges, couplings and joints)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40172603(Cast iron pipe coupling)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/C1460-12

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    Citation Format

    ASTM C1460-12, Standard Specification for Shielded Transition Couplings for Use With Dissimilar DWV Pipe and Fittings Above Ground, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2012, www.astm.org

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