Standards and Approvals for Industrial Systems

Applicable Standards

Manufacturing Standards  

  • ASTM D1784, Specification for Rigid Poly(Vinyl Chloride) Compounds and Chlorinated Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Compounds
  • ASTM F437, Standard Specification for Threaded Chlorinated Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Pipe Fittings, Schedule 80.
  • ASTM F439, Standard Specification for Chlorinated Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Pipe Fittings, Schedule 80.
  • ASTM F441, Standard Specification for Chlorinated Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Pipe, Schedules 40 & 80.
  • EN ISO 15493, Plastics piping systems for industrial applications - Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) and chlorinated poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-C) - Specifications and components and the system - Metric series

Performance Standards & Approvals  

  • ASTM F493, Standard Specification for Solvent Cements for Chlorinated Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Pipe and Fittings.
  • ASTM F656, Standard Specification for Primers for Use in Solvent Cement Joints in Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Plastic Pipe and Fittings.
  • FM4910, Factory Mutual Research Clean Room Materials Flammability Test Protocol
  • NSF SE 8459 CPVC Schedule 40 & 80 Pipe and Fitting with High HDB at 180º F
  • NSF Standard 14, Plastic Piping Components and Related Materials.
  • NSF Standard 61, Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects.

Installation Standards  

  • ASTM D2855, Standard Practice for Making Solvent Cemented Joints and Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Pipe and Fittings.
  • ASTM F402, Standard Practice for Safe Handling of Solvent Cements, Primers, and Cleaners Used for Joining Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings.