ASTM C32 - 13(2017) - Standard Specification for Sewer and Manhole Brick (Made From Clay or Shale)

ASTM C32 - 13(2017)

Standard Specification for Sewer and Manhole Brick (Made From Clay or Shale)

Status : Current   Published : December 2017



1.1 This specification covers brick intended for use in ( 1) drainage structures for the conveyance of sewage, industrial wastes, and storm water, and ( 2) related structures such as manholes and catch basins.

1.2 The property requirements of this standard apply at the time of purchase. The use of results from testing of brick extracted from masonry structures for determining conformance or non-conformance to the property requirements (Section 5) of this standard is beyond the scope of this standard.

1.3 Brick covered by this standard are manufactured from clay, shale, or similar naturally occurring substances and subjected to a heat treatment at elevated temperatures (firing). The heat treatment must develop sufficient fired bond between the particulate constituents to provide the strength and durability requirements of this specification. (See firing and fired bond in Terminology C1232.)

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.5  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM C32 - 13(2017)
TitleStandard Specification for Sewer and Manhole Brick (Made From Clay or Shale)
Publication Date01 December 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Brick, clay, drainage structures, industrial waste, manhole brick, physical properties, sewer brick, sewers, shale, storm water
File Size60 KB

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