ASTM C1208

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ASTM C1208 – Standard Specification for Vitrified Clay Pipe and Joints for Use in Microtunneling, Sliplining, Pipe Bursting, and Tunnels


This specification establishes the criteria for the manufacture, quality assurance testing, inspection, installation, field acceptance testing, and product marking of vitrified clay jacking pipe to be used in microtunneling, the pilot tube method, sliplining, pipe bursting, and in casings and tunnels for the conveyance of sewage, industrial wastes, and storm water.


clay pipe; compressive strength; jacking; jacking force; microtunneling; pipe bursting; sleeve; sliplining; the pilot tube method; tunnels