707.51 ABS Drain Waste and Vent Pipe

1. Specification:

707.51 C&MS.

2. Sampling and/or Inspection Requirements:

Inspect material delivered to the site for dimensions and condition. Pipe will have nominal inside diameters of 1 to 6 inches. The pipe shall be free from visible defects. It shall not be brittle, 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 2 feet. Markings shall include:

Manufacturer's name

Nominal size

Specification ASTM D2661


Code for resin, date of manufacture, and plant designation.

Fittings shall be marked with manufacturer's name, ABS, ASTM D2661, nominal size.

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:

nominal inside diameter stiffness

1 870 psi
1 630
2 370
3 320
4 190
6 95

Pipe Flattening: No rupture at 40%

3. Methods of Test:

(OMM) ASTM D2661