Standard Active Last Updated: Aug 03, 2021
ASTM F3033-16(2021)

Standard Practice for Installation of a Single-Sized, Cured-In-Place Liner Utilizing an Inflatable Bladder for Resurfacing Manhole Walls of Various Shapes and Sizes

Significance and Use

5.1 This practice is for use by designers and specifiers, regulatory agencies, owners, and inspection organizations who are involved in the rehabilitation of manholes ranging from 24 in. (0.61 m) and larger in diameter without excavation through the use of a resin-impregnated tube installed within an existing manhole. As for any practice, modifications may be required for specific job conditions.

5.1.1 The CIPMH liner is suitable for circular and non-circular manholes with varying diameters along the depth of the manhole.

5.2 The design engineer shall determine the CIPMH liner requirement to withstand external loads.


1.1 This practice covers requirements for the cured-in-place rehabilitation of manholes without excavation, utilizing an inflatable bladder, and not limited to sanitary sewer manholes.

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 There is no similar or equivalent ISO standard.

1.4 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. Particular attention is drawn to those safety regulations and requirements involving entering into and working in confined spaces.

1.5 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 08.05
Developed by Subcommittee: F17.67
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/F3033-16R21
ICS Code: 93.030