This specification establishes requirements and test methods for dimensions and tolerances of central-vacuum hose inlet valve sockets. The requirements pertain to the dimensions, tolerances, and socket dimensions. The test methods include sampling and conditioning.
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1.1 This specification establishes requirements and test methods for dimensions and tolerances of central-vacuum hose inlet valve sockets.
1.2 All notes and footnotes shall be considered as non-mandatory requirements of the specification.
1.3 This specification does not apply to inlet valve back-up (or mounting) plates.
1.4 This standard is applicable to universal valves marked with ASTM Standard # F xxxx, and does not limit proprietary valve designs.
1.5 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.
1.6 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
D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics
D2122 Test Method for Determining Dimensions of Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings
D2749 Symbols for Dimensions of Plastic Pipe Fittings
F412 Terminology Relating to Plastic Piping Systems
central vacuum hose inlet valve; hose cuffs
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