ASTM C507 - 14

    Standard Specification for Reinforced Concrete Elliptical Culvert, Storm Drain, and Sewer Pipe

    Active Standard ASTM C507 | Developed by Subcommittee: C13.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.05


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    Abstract

    This specification covers reinforced elliptically shaped concrete pipe to be used for the conveyance of sewage, industrial wastes, storm water, and for the construction of culverts. Pipe design based on its major axis shall be designated as horizontal and vertical elliptical pipe. The reinforced concrete shall consist of cementitious materials, mineral aggregates, and water, in which steel has been embedded in such a manner that the steel and concrete act together. The combination of cementitious materials used in the concrete shall only be one of the following: Portland cement, Portland blast furnace slag cement, slag modified Portland cement, Portland pozzolan cement, a combination of Portland cement and ground granulated blast-furnace slag, a combination of Portland cement and fly ash, a combination of Portland cement, ground granulated blast-furnace slag, and fly ash. Collated fibrillated virgin polypropylene fibers may be used. Design of pipe such as size, shape, special designs, and area, shall be as listed in the specification. Circumferential, longitudinal, and joint reinforcements shall meet the requirements of this specification. Mixture and curing of pipe shall conform to the requirements of this specification. Compression tests determining concrete compressive strength may be made on either standard rodded concrete cylinders or concrete cylinders compacted and cured in like manner as the pipe, or on cores drilled from the pipe. Pipe may be repaired because of imperfections in manufacture or damage during handling and shall be acceptable if the repaired pipe conforms to the requirements of this specification.

    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 reinforced elliptically shaped concrete pipe to be used for the conveyance of sewage, industrial wastes, and storm water, and for the construction of culverts.

    1.2 Pipe designed for placement with the major axis horizontal shall be designated as “Horizontal Elliptical Pipe.” Pipe designed for placement with the major axis vertical shall be designated as “Vertical Elliptical Pipe.”

    1.3 This specification is the inch-pound companion to Specification C507M; therefore, no SI equivalents are presented in the specification.

    Note 1This specification is a manufacturing and purchase specification only, and does not include requirements for bedding, backfill, or the relationship between field load condition and the strength classification of pipe. However, experience has shown that the successful performance of this product depends upon the proper selection of the class of pipe, type of bedding and backfill, and care that the installation conforms to the construction specifications. The owner of the reinforced concrete pipe specified herein is cautioned that he must correlate the field requirements with the class of pipe specified and provide inspection at the construction site.


    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

    A36/A36M Specification for Carbon Structural Steel

    A615/A615M Specification for Deformed and Plain Carbon-Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement

    A706/A706M Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Deformed and Plain Bars for Concrete Reinforcement

    A1064/A1064M Specification for Carbon-Steel Wire and Welded Wire Reinforcement, Plain and Deformed, for Concrete

    C33 Specification for Concrete Aggregates

    C150 Specification for Portland Cement

    C260 Specification for Air-Entraining Admixtures for Concrete

    C309 Specification for Liquid Membrane-Forming Compounds for Curing Concrete

    C494/C494M Specification for Chemical Admixtures for Concrete

    C497 Test Methods for Concrete Pipe, Manhole Sections, or Tile

    C595 Specification for Blended Hydraulic Cements

    C618 Specification for Coal Fly Ash and Raw or Calcined Natural Pozzolan for Use in Concrete

    C822 Terminology Relating to Concrete Pipe and Related Products

    C989 Specification for Slag Cement for Use in Concrete and Mortars

    C1017/C1017M Specification for Chemical Admixtures for Use in Producing Flowing Concrete

    C1116 Specification for Fiber-Reinforced Concrete and Shotcrete

    C1602/C1602M Specification for Mixing Water Used in the Production of Hydraulic Cement Concrete


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.50 (Pipes and fittings of other materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40171510(Commercial concrete pipe)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/C0507

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    Citation Format

    ASTM C507-14, Standard Specification for Reinforced Concrete Elliptical Culvert, Storm Drain, and Sewer Pipe, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2014, www.astm.org

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