Work Item
ASTM WK82931

New Specification for Manufacturing Design of a Non-Adjustable Pipe Deflection Go No-Go Test Mandrel

1. Scope

The new Standard will cover all flexible sewer pipe materials (i.e. ductile iron, fiberglass, polymer concrete, profile wall thermoplastics, etc.) The new Standard will also include (but not limited to): Standardization of Mandrel manufacturing and design; Mandrel Testing Standard Operating Procedures; Deflection Baseline Diameters and Calculations; Backfill, Compaction, and settlement Criteria; Operator Safety and Mandrel Testing Certification.


deflection, mandrel, testing, backfill, sewer


Currently, there are no ASTM standards for post installation testing of flexible sewer pipe during the installation of or as a determining factor for the final acceptance of the project.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F36.20

Committee: F36

Staff Manager: Kevin Shanahan

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 07-27-2022

Technical Contact: Daniel Currence

Item: 001

Ballot: F36.20 (23-02)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: F36.20 (24-01)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution