ABS Drain, Waste, and Vent Pipe and Pipe Fittings
This Standard applies to acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene drain, waste, and vent
(ABS-DWV) pipe, pipe fittings, and accessories such as factory-assembled
expansion joints, closet flanges, and backwater valves.
This Standard includes requirements for materials, workmanship, dimensions and
tolerances, impact strength, chemical resistance, water resistance, dimensional
stability, hydrostatic strength, solvent cement, and marking, as well as
performance requirements for expansion joints, closet flanges, and backwater
(1) Recommended installation practices for ABS-DWV pipe are given in
Appendix A. Use of these recommended practices will help to ensure proper
installation and optimum service life.
(2) Values shown in brackets are for information purposes only.
(3) The maximum pressure used to test DWV installations should be 100 kPa
(see Appendix A).