Active Standard ASTM D3122 | Developed by Subcommittee: F17.20
Book of Standards Volume: 08.04
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This specification provides general requirements for styrene-rubber solvent cements used in joining styrene-rubber (SR) plastic pipe and fittings. A recommended procedure for joining styrene-rubber pipe and fittings is given. The materials shall meet the required resin content, dissolution, viscosity, and lap shear strength.
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1.1 This specification provides general requirements for styrene-rubber solvent cements to be used in joining styrene-rubber (SR) plastic pipe and fittings.
1.2 A recommended procedure for joining styrene-rubber pipe and fittings is given in the appendix.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 6, 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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D618 Practice for Conditioning Plastics for Testing
D1084 Test Methods for Viscosity of Adhesives
D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics
D2852 Specification for Styrene-Rubber (SR) Plastic Drain Pipe and Fittings
F402 Practice for Safe Handling of Solvent Cements, Primers, and Cleaners Used for Joining Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings
F412 Terminology Relating to Plastic Piping Systems
F493 Specification for Solvent Cements for Chlorinated Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Pipe and Fittings
ICS Number Code 83.180 (Adhesives)
UNSPSC Code 40171517(Commercial PVC pipe)