ASTM F1499 - 12

    Standard Specification for Coextruded Composite Drain, Waste, and Vent Pipe (DWV)

    Active Standard ASTM F1499 | Developed by Subcommittee: F17.63

    Book of Standards Volume: 08.04


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    Abstract

    This specification covers co extruded composite drain, waste, and vent pipe (DWV). The pipe is produced in Schedule 40 IPS sizes by a co extrusion die system, in which the concentric layers are formed and combined before exiting the die. Coextruded composite drain, waste, and vent pipe, DWV, by definition, is permitted to be produced with two or more layers. The outer layer shall be ABS. The middle layer is permitted to be thermally foamed PVC or solid PVC or a blend of rework material, as specified. The inner layer is permitted to be solid PVC or ABS, or a blend of rework material as specified. The basic material used for pipes is a virgin compound which is used in the outer layer of co extruded composite drain, waste, and vent pipe or (DWV). It shall contain pigments or screening agents to provide protection against UV radiation. Different tests and measurements shall be conducted in order to determine the following properties of pipes: outside diameter, wall thickness, length, pipe flattening, pipe stiffness, impact strength, and bond. The inside and outside surfaces of pipe produced shall be free of chalking, sticky, or tacky material. The surfaces shall be free of excessive bloom. Bloom or chalking may develop in pipe exposed to direct rays of the sun (ultraviolet radiant energy) for extended periods and consequently, these requirements do not apply to pipe after extended exposure to direct rays of the sun. The inside and outside surfaces of pipe shall be free of foreign inclusion or other defects that re visible to the naked eye, and may affect the wall integrity.

    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.

    Significance and Use

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers coextruded composite drain, waste, and vent pipe (DWV). The pipe is produced in Schedule 40 IPS sizes by a coextrusion die system, in which the concentric layers are formed and combined before exiting the die.

    1.1.1 Coextruded composite drain, waste, and vent pipe, DWV, by definition, is permitted to be produced with two or more layers. The outer layer shall be ABS. The middle layer is permitted to be thermally foamed PVC or solid PVC or a blend of rework material, as specified in the rework material section. The inner layer is permitted to be solid PVC or ABS, or a blend of rework material as specified in the rework material section.

    1.1.2 The function of this specification is to provide standardization of product, technical data, and serve as a purchasing guide.

    1.2 DWV is permitted to be produced utilizing a two layer or three layer coextrusion die.

    1.3 Materials that do not meet the requirements of the material section are excluded.

    1.4 Pipe produced to this specification is permitted to be joined using molded fittings meeting the requirements of Specification D2661 or Specification F628. The fitting patterns must comply with Specification D3311.

    1.5 Pipe produced to this specification is permitted to be perforated in accordance with any specified standard or by agreement between the purchaser and the supplier.

    1.6 Pipe produced to this specification is permitted to be belled for joining by solvent cementing or belled for joining by an elastomeric seal (gasket), in accordance with any specified standard or by agreement between the purchaser and the supplier.

    1.7 Recommendations for storage, joining, and installation are provided in Appendix X1, Appendix X2, and Appendix X3, respectively.

    1.8 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.9 The text of this specification references notes, footnotes, and appendixes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of this specification.

    1.10 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.

    1.11 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.

    Note 1—Specifications related to this specification are as follows: Specifications D2661, D2665, F628, and F891.


    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

    D618 Practice for Conditioning Plastics for Testing

    D696 Test Method for Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion of Plastics Between -30C and 30C with a Vitreous Silica Dilatometer

    D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics

    D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics

    D1784 Specification for Rigid Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Compounds and Chlorinated Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Compounds

    D1898 Practice for Sampling of Plastics

    D1972 Practice for Generic Marking of Plastic Products

    D2122 Test Method for Determining Dimensions of Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings

    D2235 Specification for Solvent Cement for Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) Plastic Pipe and Fittings

    D2321 Practice for Underground Installation of Thermoplastic Pipe for Sewers and Other Gravity-Flow Applications

    D2412 Test Method for Determination of External Loading Characteristics of Plastic Pipe by Parallel-Plate Loading

    D2444 Test Method for Determination of the Impact Resistance of Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings by Means of a Tup (Falling Weight)

    D2661 Specification for Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) Schedule 40 Plastic Drain, Waste, and Vent Pipe and Fittings

    D2665 Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Plastic Drain, Waste, and Vent Pipe and Fittings

    D3311 Specification for Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV) Plastic Fittings Patterns

    D3965 Classification System and Basis for Specifications for Rigid Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) Materials for Pipe and Fittings

    D4000 Classification System for Specifying Plastic Materials

    D5033 Guide for Development of ASTM Standards Relating to Recycling and Use of Recycled Plastics

    E105 Practice for Probability Sampling of Materials

    E122 Practice for Calculating Sample Size to Estimate, With Specified Precision, the Average for a Characteristic of a Lot or Process

    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

    F628 Specification for Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) Schedule 40 Plastic Drain, Waste, and Vent Pipe With a Cellular Core

    F891 Specification for Coextruded Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Plastic Pipe With a Cellular Core

    Federal Standard

    Fed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies) Available from Naval Publications and Forms Center, 5801 Tabor Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19120.

    Uniform Classification Committee Standards

    UniformFreightClassi

    National Motor Freight Traffic Association Standard

    NationalMotorFreight

    ANSI Standard

    ANSIZ34.2 American National Standard for Certification-Self-Certification by Producer or Supplier

    Military Standard

    MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 93.030 (External sewerage systems)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40171500(Commercial pipe and piping)


    DOI: 10.1520/F1499-12

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