ASTM F810 - 12

    Standard Specification for Smoothwall Polyethylene (PE) Pipe for Use in Drainage and Waste Disposal Absorption Fields

    Active Standard ASTM F810 | Developed by Subcommittee: F17.65

    Book of Standards Volume: 08.04


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    Abstract

    This specification covers smoothwall perforated and nonperforated polyethylene (PE) pipe for use in drainage and waste disposal absorption fields. It covers requirements and test methods for workmanship, flattening, dimensions, tolerances, stiffness, perforations, environmental stress cracking, bonding, and impact resistance. Materials for pipe shall be PE compounds which may consist of lubricants, stabilizers, nonpoly(ethylene) resin modifiers, and pigments. Marking, labeling, installation, and quality assurance shall conform to the requirements of this specification.

    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 workmanship, flattening, dimensions, tolerances, stiffness, perforations, environmental stress cracking, bonding, and impact resistance for smoothwall perforated and nonperforated polyethylene (PE) pipe, including coextruded and closed profile pipe. Methods of marking are also included.

    1.2 This specification includes two stiffness classes, referred to as, “Standard” and “Heavy Duty.”

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

    1.4 The text of this specification references notes and footnotes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes, excluding those in tables and figures, shall not be considered as requirements of this specification.

    1.5 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 7, of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of whoever uses this standard to consult and 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

    D618 Practice for Conditioning Plastics for Testing

    D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics

    D1693 Test Method for Environmental Stress-Cracking of Ethylene Plastics

    D2122 Test Method for Determining Dimensions of Thermoplastic 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)

    D2729 Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Sewer Pipe and Fittings

    D2751 Specification for Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) Sewer Pipe and Fittings

    D2852 Specification for Styrene-Rubber (SR) Plastic Drain Pipe and Fittings

    D3033 Specification for Type PSP Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Sewer Pipe and Fittings

    D3034 Specification for Type PSM Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Sewer Pipe and Fittings

    D3350 Specification for Polyethylene Plastics Pipe and Fittings Materials

    F412 Terminology Relating to Plastic Piping Systems

    F481 Practice for Installation of Thermoplastic Pipe and Corrugated Pipe in Septic Tank Leach Fields

    Federal Standard

    Fed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies) Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, Bldg. 4 Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, Attn: NPODS.

    Military Standard

    MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.20 (Plastic pipes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40171500(Commercial pipe and piping)


    DOI: 10.1520/F0810-12

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