Standard Specification for
Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Profile
Wall Drain Pipe and Fittings Based on Controlled Inside Diameter
AASHTO Designation: M 304-03 (2007)
1.1.This specification covers poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) profile wall perforated and nonperforated pipe and fittings, I 00 to 1200 mm nominal inside diameter, for use in non-pressure storm drains, culverts, underdrains, and other subsurface drainage systems providing either soiltight or watertight joints.
1.2.Industrial waste disposal lines should be installed only with the specific approval of the governing code authority since chemicals not commonly found in drains and temperatures in excess of 60°C may be encountered.
1.3.Pipe and fittings produced to this specification should be installed in accordance with ASTM D 2321 and the manufacturer’s recommendation.
1.4.The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 8, of this specification.
This standard does not purport to address the safety concerns associated with its use.
It is the responsibility of whoever uses this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability
of regulatory limitations prior to use.
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