ASTM C877 - 08

    Standard Specification for External Sealing Bands for Concrete Pipe, Manholes, and Precast Box Sections

    Active Standard ASTM C877 | Developed by Subcommittee: C13.08

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.05

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    This specification covers external sealing bands for use in concrete pipe, manholes, and precast box sections. The sealing bands are classified into three types: Type I for sealing bands composed of rubber, mastic, and protective film elements, Type II for those made up of plastic film, reinforced, rubberized, asphalt, mastic coating with steel straps, and Type III for bands made composed of a backing band, butyl coating, and an optional release element. All sealing bands should be tested using the prescribed procedures and should conform to the physical property requirements specified for each type.

    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 external sealing bands to be used in conjunction with concrete pipe as defined in Terminology C 822 and conforming to Specifications C 14, C 76, C 412, C 478, C 506, C 507, C 655, C 985, C 1417, and C 1433.

    1.1.1 Type I, Rubber and Mastic Bands.

    1.1.2 Type II, Plastic Film and Mesh Reinforced Mastic Bands.

    1.1.3 Type III, Chemically-Bonded Adhesive Butyl Bands.

    1.2 This specification is the inch-pound companion to Specification C 877M; therefore, no SI equivalents are presented in the specification.

    Note 1—This specification covers only the design and material of the sealing bands. Sealing bands covered by this specification are adequate, when properly installed, for external hydrostatic pressures up to 13 psi, (30 ft) without leakage. The amount of infiltration or exfiltration flow in an installed pipeline is dependent upon many factors other than the sealing bands; allowable quantities and suitable testing of the installed pipeline and system must be covered by other specifications.

    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

    A167 Specification for Stainless and Heat-Resisting Chromium-Nickel Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip

    C14 Specification for Nonreinforced Concrete Sewer, Storm Drain, and Culvert Pipe

    C76 Specification for Reinforced Concrete Culvert, Storm Drain, and Sewer Pipe

    C412 Specification for Concrete Drain Tile

    C478 Specification for Precast Reinforced Concrete Manhole Sections

    C506 Specification for Reinforced Concrete Arch Culvert, Storm Drain, and Sewer Pipe

    C507 Specification for Reinforced Concrete Elliptical Culvert, Storm Drain, and Sewer Pipe

    C655 Specification for Reinforced Concrete D-Load Culvert, Storm Drain, and Sewer Pipe

    C681 Test Method for Volatility of Oil- and Resin-Based, Knife-Grade, Channel Glazing Compounds

    C766 Test Method for Adhesion After Impact of Preformed Tape Sealants

    C822 Terminology Relating to Concrete Pipe and Related Products

    C985 Specification for Nonreinforced Concrete Specified Strength Culvert, Storm Drain, and Sewer Pipe

    C1417 Specification for Manufacture of Reinforced Concrete Sewer, Storm Drain, and Culvert Pipe for Direct Design

    C1433 Specification for Precast Reinforced Concrete Monolithic Box Sections for Culverts, Storm Drains, and Sewers

    D36 Test Method for Softening Point of Bitumen (Ring-and-Ball Apparatus)

    D217 Test Methods for Cone Penetration of Lubricating Grease

    D395 Test Methods for Rubber Property--Compression Set

    D412 Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers--Tension

    D471 Test Method for Rubber Property--Effect of Liquids

    D570 Test Method for Water Absorption of Plastics

    D573 Test Method for Rubber--Deterioration in an Air Oven

    D624 Test Method for Tear Strength of Conventional Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers

    D882 Test Method for Tensile Properties of Thin Plastic Sheeting

    D1171 Test Method for Rubber Deterioration--Surface Ozone Cracking Outdoors or Chamber (Triangular Specimens)

    D1278 Test Methods for Rubber from Natural Sources--Chemical Analysis

    D1682 Test Method for Breaking Load and Elongation of Textile Fabric

    D1963 Test Method for Specific Gravity of Drying Oils, Varnishes, Resins, and Related Materials at 25/25C

    D2202 Test Method for Slump of Sealants

    D2240 Test Method for Rubber Property--Durometer Hardness

    D3407 Test Methods for Joint Sealants, Hot-Poured, for Concrete and Asphalt Pavements

    D3953 Specification for Strapping, Flat Steel and Seals

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40171510(Commercial concrete pipe)

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    DOI: 10.1520/C0877-08

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    Citation Format

    ASTM C877-08, Standard Specification for External Sealing Bands for Concrete Pipe, Manholes, and Precast Box Sections, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2008,

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