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Technical Information

STANDARDS

UPVC PIPES UPVC FITTINGS
Class of Pipe Standard Sizes available Class of Fitting Standard Sizes available
SCH-40 ASTM D 1785 ½’’ – 8’’

SCH-40

ASTM D 2466 2½’’ – 4’’
SCH-80 ASTM D 1785 ½’’ – 8’’

SCH-80

ASTM D 2467 ½’’ – 8’’
SOLVENT CEMENT ASTM D 2564

THREADED FITTINGS

ASTM D 2464 ½’’ – 4’’

BASIC PROPERTIES OF UPVC

GENERAL VALUE TEST METHOD
Cell Classification 12454 ASTM D 1784
Maximum Service Temp. 60°C
Color White
Specific Gravity, (g/cu.cm @ 23°C) 1.35 to 1.50 ASTM D 792
Water Absorption % increase 24 hrs @ 25°C 0.05 ASTM D 570
Hardness, Shore D 80 - 85 ASTM D 785
Hazen Williams Factor C=150
MECHANICAL
Tensile Strength, psi @ 23°C (min.) 7,000 ASTM D 638
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity, psi @ 23°C (min.) 400,000 ASTM D 638
Flexural Strength, psi @ 23°C 14,450 ASTM D 790
Flexural Modulus, psi @ 23°C 360,000 ASTM D 790
Compressive Strength, psi @ 23°C 9,600 ASTM D 695
Izod Impact, notched, ft-lb/in @ 23°C 0.65 ASTM D 256
THERMAL
Coefficient of Linear Expansion (in/in/°F) 2.9x10 ASTM D 696
Thermal Conductivity BTU/in/hr/ft.2/°F 1.20 ASTM C177
Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (°C) (264 psi, annealed) 70 ASTM D 648
Specific Heat, Cal./°C/gm 0.25 ASTM D 2766
Electrical
Dielectric Strength, volts/mil 1,413 ASTM D 149
Dielectric Constant, 60Hz, 30°F 3.70 ASTM D 150
Volume Resistivity, ohm/cm @ 95°C 1.2x10¹² ASTM D 257
FIRE PERFORMANCE
Flammability Rating V-0 UL-94
Burning Rate (in/min) Self Extinguishing
Limiting Oxygen Index (Loi) 43 ASTM D 2863

Dimensional Details & Tolerances for UPVC Pipes SCH-40 & SCH-80 Conforming to ASTM D 1785 - 06

Nominal Size Outside Diameter (mm) Wall thickness (mm) min.
Inch MM Average Tolerance SCH-40 SCH-80

½''

15

21.34

±0.10

2.77

3.73

¾''

20

26.67

±0.10

2.87

3.91

1''

25

33.40

±0.13

3.38

4.55

1-¼''

32

42.16

±0.13

3.56

4.85

1-½''

40

48.26

±0.15

3.68

5.08

2''

50

60.32

±0.15

3.91

5.54

2-½''

65

73.02

±0.18

5.16

7.01

3''

80

88.90

±0.20

5.49

7.62

4''

100

114.30

±0.23

6.02

8.56

6''

150

168.28

±0.28

7.11

10.97

8''

200

219.08

±0.38

8.18

12.70

WORKING PRESSURE RATING (kG/CM²)

TEMP. PIPE SIZE 1/2" 3/4" 1" 1-1/4" 1-1/2" 2" 2-1/2" 3" 4" 6" 8"

23°C

SCH40

42.22

33.75

31.61

26.00

23.25

19.68

21.11

18.25

15.50

12.64

11.25

SCH80

59.75

48.54

44.25

36.61

33.04

28.14

29.57

26.00

22.84

19.68

17.58

27°C

SCH40

37.15

29.70

27.82

22.88

20.46

17.32

18.57

16.06

13.64

11.13

9.68

SCH80

52.58

42.71

38.94

32.21

29.07

24.77

26.02

22.88

20.10

17.32

15.10

32°C

SCH40

31.66

25.31

23.71

19.50

17.44

14.76

15.83

13.69

11.62

9.48

8.25

SCH80

44.82

36.40

33.19

27.46

24.78

21.11

22.18

19.50

17.13

14.76

12.90

38°C

SCH40

26.17

20.93

19.60

16.12

14.41

12.20

13.09

11.32

9.61

7.84

6.82

SCH80

37.05

30.09

27.44

22.70

20.48

17.45

18.33

16.12

14.16

12.20

10.70

43°C

SCH40

21.11

16.88

15.81

13.00

11.62

9.84

10.55

9.13

7.75

6.32

5.61

SCH80

29.88

24.27

22.13

18.30

16.52

14.07

14.79

13.00

11.42

9.84

8.80

49°C

SCH40

16.89

13.50

12.64

10.40

9.30

7.87

8.44

7.30

6.20

5.06

4.40

SCH80

23.09

19.42

17.70

14.64

13.22

11.26

11.83

10.40

9.14

7.87

6.90

54°C

SCH40

12.66

10.13

9.48

7.80

6.97

5.90

6.33

5.48

4.65

3.79

3.41

SCH80

17.93

14.56

13.28

10.98

9.91

8.44

8.87

7.80

6.85

5.90

5.30

60°C

SCH40

9.29

7.43

6.95

5.72

5.11

4.33

4.64

4.02

3.41

2.78

2.42

SCH80

13.15

10.68

9.74

8.05

7.27

6.19

6.51

5.72

5.03

4.33

3.80

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