707.41 Polyvinyl Chloride Plastic Pipe

1. Specification:

707.41 C&MS.

2. Sampling and/or Inspection Requirements:

Inspect material delivered to the site for dimensions and condition. The nominal inside diameter shall be 4, 6, or 8 inches and conform to ASTM F 758, Type PS 46 minimum with the following modification: the pipe shall have a minimum of four rows of perforations.

The pipe shall be free from visible defects. It shall not exhibit cracking or splitting. Pipe damaged by crushing or stretching shall not be used. (Field)

The pipe shall be marked at intervals of no more than 5 feet with 3/8" or larger letters. Markings shall include:

Manufacturer's name

Nominal size

Material designation (cell classification)

Type PS 46

ASTM F 758

Date of manufacture, and plant designation.

Fittings shall be marked with manufacturer's name, nominal size, material (PVC), ASTM F 758 and degree of curvature if applicable.

Material may be shipped using the Department's Virtual Warehouse (TE-24) system or may be accepted in the field with certified test data.. If shipped by TE-24 and the material fulfills the requirements, it may be used immediately. The Producer/Supplier shall furnish manufacturer's certification and report of test results if not shipped by TE-24. Field/District review of test data should be the basis for acceptance of pipe shipped with certification. If the material does not fulfill the requirements, it shall be rejected. If no certified test data reject the material and return to supplier/contractor.

Certified Test data requirements include:

Pipe Stiffness: All Diameters 46 lb/in/in

Pipe Flattening: No splitting, cracking or breaking

Extrusion Quality: No flaking or disintegration

Impact Strength:

nominal inside diameter strength

4 inches 65 ft-lbf @ 0 degrees centigrade
6 inches 85 ft-lbf @ 0 degrees centigrade
8 inches 95 ft-lbf @ 0 degrees centigrade

3. Methods of Test:

ASTM F 758