1.1 This specification covers requirements for nonpressure polyolefin pipe and fittings for corrosive waste drainage systems.
1.2 This specification is a companion to the Canadian Standard, CAN/CSA-B181.3.
1.3 Pipe is produced in Schedule 40 and 80 IPS sizes in two polyolefins, polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP).
1.4 The interchangeability of pipe and fittings made by different manufacturers is not addressed in this specification. Transition fittings for joining pipe and fittings of different manufacturers is provided for in this specification.
1.5 Pipe and fittings are joined by the heat fusion method or by using mechanical joints recommended by the manufacturer.
1.6 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are given for information only.
1.7 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method, Section 8, 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.
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