This specification covers glass fiber-reinforced polyester manholes and wetwells for use primarily in sanitary and storm sewer applications. Manhole and wetwell cylinders, manway reducers, and connectors shall be produced from glass fiber-reinforced polyester resin with construction determined by the particular process of manufacture and configuration. The stiffness, soundness, chemical resistance, compressive strength, flexural strength, modulus, and hardness shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.
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1.1 This specification covers glass fiber-reinforced polyester manholes and wetwells for use primarily in sanitary and storm sewer applications.
1.2 The values given in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are provided for information purposes only.
1.3 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 8, 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.
—There is no known ISO equivalent to this standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C581 Practice for Determining Chemical Resistance of Thermosetting Resins Used in Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Structures Intended for Liquid Service
D695 Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Plastics
D785 Test Method for Rockwell Hardness of Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials
D790 Test Methods for Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials
D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics
D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics
D2412 Test Method for Determination of External Loading Characteristics of Plastic Pipe by Parallel-Plate Loading
D2583 Test Method for Indentation Hardness of Rigid Plastics by Means of a Barcol Impressor
D2584 Test Method for Ignition Loss of Cured Reinforced Resins
D3892 Practice for Packaging/Packing of Plastics
ICS Number Code 13.060.30 (Sewage water)
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