ASTM C1719

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ASTM C1719 – Standard Test Method for Installed Precast Concrete Tanks and Accessories by the Negative Air Pressure (Vacuum) Test Prior to Backfill


This test method covers procedures for testing precast concrete tanks (and installed accessories) used for on-site wastewater treatment, grease interception, grit/oil separation, water storage, or other applications requiring watertight construction and installation.

This test method uses partial vacuum to demonstrate the integrity of the installed materials and the construction processes.


acceptance criteria; concrete; on-site; tank; test method; vacuum test