CPVC Physical Properties
and ASTM Standards for Fittings

CPVC Schedule 80 fittings
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST CONDITION VALUE REFERENCE
Specific Gravity 73°F 1.52 ASTM D-792
Rockwell Hardness(R) 73°F 121 ASTM D-785
Heat Deflection @ 264 psi °F 212 ASTM D-645
Tensile Strength 73°F 8200 ASTM D-638
Tensile Modulus (psi) 73°F 430,000 ASTM D-638
Flexural Strength (psi) 73°F 15,000 ASTM D-790
Flexural Modulus (psi) 73°F 410,000 ASTM D-790
Izod Impact Ft. Lbs./In. Notch 73°F 1.6 ASTM D-256
Water Absorption (24 hrs.) 73°F +.04 ASTM D-570
Coefficient of Expansion (°F), in./in./x 106 3.7 ASTM D-696
Flammability .062” V-0 UL-94
Cell Designation 23557B ASTM D-1784



 

ASTM F437 ANSI B2.1
CPVC Schedule 80 threaded fitting Specifications for threaded fittings and pipe
specifications
ANSI B16.1
ASTM F439 Specifications for flange type fittings
CPVC Schedule 80 socket fitting
specifications NSF14
Specifications for potable water and quality
ASTM F441 control standards
CPVC Schedule 80 pipe specifications
ASTM F493
CPVC Solvent Cements
ASTM D1784
Rigid CPVC Compounds

 
  PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
PVC SCHEDULE 80 TYPE I, GRADE I

PHYSICAL PROPERTY VALUE REFERENCE
Specific Gravity +/- 0.02 1.40 ASTM D792
Tensile Strength, psi @ 73°F 7100 ASTM D638
Modulus of Elasticity in Tension, psi @ 73°F 400,000 ASTM D638
Flexural Strength, psi 12,000 – 14,000 ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Ft. Lbs./in., Notch at 73°F .65 ASTM D256
Heat Deflection °F @ 264 psi 160 ASTM D648
Heat Resistance °F 140
Thermal Conductivity, BTU/hr./sq. Ft./ °F/in. 1.2 ASTM C177
Coefficient of Expansion, in./in./ °F x 10-5 3.0 ASTM D696
Water Absorption, % 24 hrs. @ 73°F .05 ASTM D570
Cell Classification 12454B ASTM D1784
Color Code Dark Gray



 

STANDARDS
ASTM D1784 - Rigid PVC CompoundsASTM D2855 - Standard practice for solvent cemented joints for PVC pipe and fittings.
ASTM D1785 - PVC Schedule 80 pipe specifications ANSI B2.1 - Specifications for flange type fittings
ASTM D2464 - PVC Schedule 80 threaded fitting specifications. ANSI B16.1 - Specifications for flange type fittings
ASTM D2467 - PVC Schedule 80 socket fitting specifications NSF 14 - Specifications for potable water and quality control standards
ASTM D2564 - PVC Solvent Cements


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
PVC SCHEDULE 40 TYPE I, GRADE I
 

PHYSICAL PROPERTY VALUE REFERENCE
Specific Gravity +/- 0.02 1.40 ASTM D792
Tensile Strength, psi @ 73°F 7100 ASTM D638
Modulus of Elasticity in Tension, psi @ 73°F 400,000 ASTM D638
Flexural Strength, psi 12,000 – 14,000 ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Ft. Lbs./in., Notch at 73°F .65 ASTM D256
Heat Deflection °F @ 264 psi 160 ASTM D648
Heat Resistance °F 140
Thermal Conductivity, BTU/hr./sq. Ft./ °F/in. 1.2 ASTM C177
Coefficient of Expansion, in./in./ °F x 10-5 3.0 ASTM D696
Water Absorption, % 24 hrs. @ 73°F .05 ASTM D570
Cell Classification 12454B ASTM D1784
Color Code White

STANDARDS
ASTM D1784 - Standard specifications for PVC CompoundsASTM D2564 - Standard specifications for PVC Solvent Cements.
ASTM D1785 - Standard specifications for PVC Schedule 40 pipe.ASTM D2855 - Standard specifications for making solvent cemented joints with PVC pipe and fittings.
ASTM D2466 - Standard specifications for socket type PVC Schedule 40 plastic fittings.
NSF 14 - Standard specifications for potable water and quality control.


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