ASTM C1244

Full Name

ASTM C1244 – Standard Test Method for Concrete Sewer Manholes by the Negative Air Pressure (Vacuum) Test Prior to Backfill


This test method covers procedures for testing precast concrete manhole sections when using the vacuum test method to demonstrate the integrity of the installed materials and the construction procedures.

This test method is used for testing concrete manhole sections utilizing mortar, mastic, or gasketed joints.


acceptance criteria; concrete; manhole sections; test method; vacuum test