ASTM C1227 - 20

    Standard Specification for Precast Concrete Septic Tanks

    Active Standard ASTM C1227 | Developed by Subcommittee: C27.30

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.05


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    Abstract

    This specification covers monolithicor sectional precast concrete septic tanks. The following materials shall be used for manufacturing concrete septic tank: cement, aggregates, water, admixtures, steel reinforcement, concrete mixtures, forms, concrete placement, fibers, and sealants. The precast concrete sections shall be cured. Structural design of the septic tanks shall be by calculation or by performance. Concrete strength, reinforcing steel placement, and openings shall also be considered in the design. The physical design requirements include: capacity, shape, compartments, influent and effluent pipes, baffles and outlet devices, and openings in top slab. The following tests shall also be done: proof testing, leakage testing, vacuum testing, and water-pressure testing.

    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 design requirements, manufacturing practices, and performance requirements for monolithic or sectional precast concrete septic tanks.

    1.2 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.

    1.3 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    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

    A615/A615M Specification for Deformed and Plain Carbon-Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement

    A706/A706M Specification for Deformed and Plain Low-Alloy Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement

    A996/A996M Specification for Rail-Steel and Axle-Steel Deformed Bars for Concrete Reinforcement

    A1064/A1064M Specification for Carbon-Steel Wire and Welded Wire Reinforcement, Plain and Deformed, for Concrete

    C33/C33M Specification for Concrete Aggregates

    C39/C39M Test Method for Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens

    C94/C94M Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete

    C125 Terminology Relating to Concrete and Concrete Aggregates

    C150/C150M Specification for Portland Cement

    C231/C231M Test Method for Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Pressure Method

    C260/C260M Specification for Air-Entraining Admixtures for Concrete

    C330/C330M Specification for Lightweight Aggregates for Structural Concrete

    C494/C494M Specification for Chemical Admixtures for Concrete

    C595/C595M Specification for Blended Hydraulic Cements

    C618 Specification for Coal Fly Ash and Raw or Calcined Natural Pozzolan for Use in Concrete

    C685/C685M Specification for Concrete Made by Volumetric Batching and Continuous Mixing

    C890 Practice for Minimum Structural Design Loading for Monolithic or Sectional Precast Concrete Water and Wastewater Structures

    C990 Specification for Joints for Concrete Pipe, Manholes, and Precast Box Sections Using Preformed Flexible Joint Sealants

    C1116/C1116M Specification for Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

    C1644 Specification for Resilient Connectors Between Reinforced Concrete On-Site Wastewater Tanks and Pipes


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 13.060.30 (Sewage water)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30103619(Precast concrete element)


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    DOI: 10.1520/C1227-20

    Citation Format

    ASTM C1227-20, Standard Specification for Precast Concrete Septic Tanks, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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