PLASTIC PIPE FITTINGS
USED IN DUCT SYSTEMS

Evaluation of Plastic Pipe Fittings used in Duct Systems

SGS U.S. Testing Company Inc.

SGS U.S. Testing Company Inc.
1341 North 108th East Avenue
Tel: 918-437-8333
Fax: 918-437-8487

July 9, 1998

Report Number: 109962-1

 

CLIENT:

JB Engineering & Code Consulting

1661 Cardinal Drive

Munster, IN 46321

 

Attn: Julius Ballanco

SUBJECT:

Evaluation of Plastic Pipe Fittings used in Duct Systems.

SAMPLE ID:

19 plastic pipe fittings were received from the client on 5/28/98. The samples were received in good condition.

PROCEDURE:

The fittings were evaluated in accordance with ASTM D 2665-97, Section 6.3.2. The fittings were loaded with 750lbf/ft of centerline length. The fittings were then checked for cracking or any other signs of failure.

TEST DATE:

6/29/1998

RESULTS:

The test data and results are on the following page.

CONCLUSION:

The fittings do comply with the requirements of ASTM D 2665-97, Section 6.3.2 (which exceeds ASTM D 2412).

CERTIFICATION:

The tests reported here were conducted under the continuous, direct supervision of SGS U.S. Testing Company Inc., Tulsa, OK.

Signed for the Company

Jeff Simmons Dept. Manager/Product Evaluation

RESULTS:

Specimen

Load, lbf/ft

Failure

16" 45º Elbow

750

None

16"-14" Concentric Reducer

750

None

16" End Cap

750

None

14" Starting Collar

750

None

14"-12" Concentric Reducer

750

None

12" End Cap

750

None

10" End Cap

750

None

10" Coupling

750

None

8" 45º Elbow

750

None

8" 90º Elbow

750

None

6" Coupling

750

None

6" Starting Collar

750

None

6"-4" Concentric Reducer

750

None

6" 90º Black Max Elbow

750

None

4" Starting Collar

750

None

4"-14"-8" Black Max Boot Box

750

None

4"-12"-6" Black Max Boot Box

750

None

4"-10"-6" Black Max Boot Box

750

None

4"-10"-4" Black Max Boot Box

750

None

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