Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM C1461-02

Standard Specification for Mechanical Couplings Using Thermoplastic Elastomeric (TPE) Gaskets for Joining Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV), Sewer, Sanitary, and Storm Plumbing Systems for Above and Below Ground Use


1.1 This specification describes the properties of devices or assemblies suitable for use as mechanical couplings using thermoplastic elastomeric (TPE) gaskets, hereinafter referred to as couplings, for joining drain, waste, and vent (DWV) sewer, sanitary, and storm plumbing systems for above and below ground use.

1.2 The pipe to be joined shall be of similar or dissimilar materials or size, or both.

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

1.4 The ASTM standards referenced herein shall be considered mandatory.

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Book of Standards Volume: 01.02
Developed by Subcommittee: A04.75
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/C1461-02
ICS Code: 21.140