ASTM C508 / C508M - 00(2015)

    Standard Specification for Asbestos-Cement Underdrain Pipe

    Active Standard ASTM C508 / C508M | Developed by Subcommittee: C17.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.05


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    Abstract

    This specification covers asbestos-cement perforated and plain pipe intended for use in the conveyance of drainage water for the subsurface drainage of highways, airports, farms, foundations, and other similar drainage work. Asbestos-cement underdrain pipe shall be composed of an intimate mixture of portland cement or portland blastfurnace slag cement or portland blast-furnace slag or pozzolan cements and asbestos fiber with or without fine silica or additives containing such silica that is capable of reacting completely to yield calcium silicate reaction products upon autoclaving. The mixture shall not contain more than 0.2 % of nondeleterious organic matter. The material shall be of laminar construction, formed under pressure to a homogeneous structure, and cured to meet the physical and chemical requirements specified. Crushing tests shall be conducted in order to determine the crushing strength of the pipes.

    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 asbestos-cement perforated and plain pipe intended for use in the conveyance of drainage water for the subsurface drainage of highways, airports, farms, foundations, and other similar drainage work.

    1.2 The text of this standard references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the standard.

    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

    C150/C150M Specification for Portland Cement

    C458/C458M Test Method for Organic Fiber Content of Asbestos-Cement Products

    C500/C500M Test Methods for Asbestos-Cement Pipe

    C595/C595M Specification for Blended Hydraulic Cements

    C608 Standard Method of Test for Brittle Ring Tensile Strength of Chemically Setting Silicate and Silica Chemical-Resistant Mortars

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

    D2946 Terminology for Asbestos and Asbestos-Cement Products

    Federal Standard

    No. 123 Marking for Shipment Civil Agencies Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, Bldg. 4 Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, Attn: NPODS.

    Military Standard

    MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage


    ICS Code

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

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30111600(Cement and lime); 40171500(Commercial pipe and piping)


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    DOI: 10.1520/C0508_C0508M-00R15

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    Citation Format

    ASTM C508 / C508M-00(2015), Standard Specification for Asbestos-Cement Underdrain Pipe, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2015, www.astm.org

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