ASTM F2649 - 08a

    Standard Specification for Corrugated High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Grease Interceptor Tanks

    Active Standard ASTM F2649 | Developed by Subcommittee: F17.26

    Book of Standards Volume: 08.04


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    Abstract

    This specification covers the material, design, structural performance, and manufacturing practice requirements for monolithic or sectional corrugated high density polyethylene (HDPE) grease interceptor tanks that are placed between commercial food service (kitchen) drains and sanitary sewer interceptors to minimize the impact of commercial food service effluent containing grease, oils, soap scum and other typical commercial food service wastes on the sanitary sewer system. This specification also covers pipe and fittings for horizontally laid corrugated HDPE grease interceptor tanks. Tanks shall be tested for leakage by performing either vacuum testing or water-pressure testing. All bell and spigot joints shall also be tested as specified.

    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 material, design, structural performance, and manufacturing practice requirements for monolithic or sectional corrugated polyethylene grease interceptor tanks with volumes equal to or greater than 333 gal (1,260 L).

    1.2 The corrugated high density polyethylene (HDPE) grease interceptor tanks are placed between commercial food service (kitchen) drains and sanitary sewer interceptors to minimize the impact of commercial food service effluent containing grease, oils, soap scum and other typical commercial food service wastes on the sanitary sewer system. Typical sources of commercial kitchen effluent are scullery sinks, pot and pan sinks, dishwashers, soup kettles and floor drains where grease containing materials may exist.

    1.3 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.

    1.4 This specification covers pipe and fittings for horizontally laid corrugated HDPE grease interceptor tanks as illustrated in Fig. 1.

    1.5 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

    D543 Practices for Evaluating the Resistance of Plastics to Chemical Reagents

    D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics

    D3212 Specification for Joints for Drain and Sewer Plastic Pipes Using Flexible Elastomeric Seals

    D3350 Specification for Polyethylene Plastics Pipe and Fittings Materials

    F412 Terminology Relating to Plastic Piping Systems

    F477 Specification for Elastomeric Seals (Gaskets) for Joining Plastic Pipe

    F667 Specification for 3 through 24 in. Corrugated Polyethylene Pipe and Fittings

    F714 Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (DR-PR) Based on Outside Diameter

    F2306/F2306M Specification for 12 to 60 in. [300 to 1500 mm] Annular Corrugated Profile-Wall Polyethylene (PE) Pipe and Fittings for Gravity-Flow Storm Sewer and Subsurface Drainage Applications

    IAPMO Document

    IAPMO/ANSIZ1001 Prefabricated Gravity Grease Interceptors

    American Society of Civil Engineers

    ASCENo.60 Gravity Sanitary Sewer Design and Construction

    AASHTO Document

    AASHTOLRFD Bridge Specifications


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 21.260 (Lubrication systems)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40171520(Commercial HDPE pipe)


    DOI: 10.1520/F2649-08A

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