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An Engineer's Responsibility

ACPA-Thumbnail-Webinar-Engineers-Responsibility-2An Engineer's Responsibility: Plastic vs. Concrete Pipe

There are several similarities and then quite a few significant differences in the requirements for proper installation of reinforced concrete pipe and thermoplastic pipe products. Concrete pipe installations are based on ASTM C1479 and thermoplastic pipe installations are based on ASTM D2321. This presentation will provide a side by side comparison of these two unique specifications.

Key Takeaways

  • 1. Know the ASTM Standards for Concrete and Plastic Pipe Installation
  • 2. Understand the design differences between concrete and plastic pipe
  • 3. Know the significant differences between installation requirements
  • 4. Understand how to protect yourself with your pipe designs.


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