Building Regulations

BS 3656:1981-Specification for asbestos-cement pipes, joints and fittings for sewerage and drainage


Nominal diameter range 100 mm to 2500 mm. Composition, classification, geometrical and physical characteristics of pipes and fittings. Hydraulic pressure, transverse crushing, longitudinal bending, chemical resistance tests. Joints. Inspection and acceptance. Appendix gives recommended acceptance test procedures. Pipes complying with this standard will meet the requirements of the related ISO standard.

Published Date: 1981-05-29

Pages: 12

ISBN No: 0 580 11801 0

Status: Superseded, Withdrawn

Replaced By: BS EN 588-1:1997

Amended By: AMD 5531 published 31 March 1989 Price on application

Source: British Standards Institute

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