ASTM F2987 - 12

    Standard Specification for Corrugated Polyethylene Pipe and Fittings for Mine Heap Leach Aeration Applications

    Active Standard ASTM F2987 | Developed by Subcommittee: F17.26

    Book of Standards Volume: 08.04


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    ASTM F2987

    Abstract

    This specification establishes requirements and test methods for double wall, annular extruded corrugated polyethylene (PE) pipe and fittings used in mine heap leach pile aeration. It covers materials, workmanship, dimensions, perforations, pipe stiffness, elongation, joint separation resistance, quality of extruded polyethylene, brittleness, testing, and marking of corrugated PE pipe and fittings with diameters of 100 mm (4 inch), 150 mm (6 inch), 200 mm (8 inch), 250 mm (10 inch), 300 mm (12 inch), 375 mm (15 inch), and 450 mm (18 inch).

    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.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers requirements and test methods for materials, workmanship, dimensions, perforations, pipe stiffness, elongation, joint separation resistance, quality of extruded polyethylene, brittleness, testing, and marking of corrugated polyethylene (PE) pipe and fittings for mine heap leach pile aeration. It covers with nominal sizes 100 mm (4 inch), 150 mm (6 inch), 200 mm (8 inch), 250 mm (10 inch) 300 mm (12 inch), 375 mm (15 inch), and 450 mm (18 inch) diameter.

    1.2 This specification covers double wall, annular extruded corrugated polyethylene pipe as depicted in Fig. 1.

    Typical Double Wall Profile Cross-Section
    FIG. 1 Typical Double Wall Profile Cross-Section

    1.3 The values given in parentheses are provided for information purposes only.

    1.4 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 9, 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.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.20 (Plastic pipes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 13111016(Polyethylene)


    DOI: 10.1520/F2987-12

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