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IS : 8008 ( Part IV ) - 1878 ( Reaffirmed 19921

( Reaffirmed 1997 )

Indian Standard
SPECIFICATION FOR INJECTION MOULDED HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE ( HDPE ) FITTINGS FOR POTABLE WATER SUPPLIES
PART IV SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR REDUCERS

( Third Reprint MAY

1993 )

UDC

621.643’4065

: 678’742’2’027’74

: 628’1

0 Copyrrghl 1976

BUREAU
MANAK

OF
BHAVAN, 9

INDIA’N
BAHADUR NBW

STANDARDS
SHAH ZAPAR MARC3 *> 1

DELHI 110002

Gr 2

BISWAS ( Alternatc ) Ministry of Railways SHRI V. C~ARRABARTI Cent. Calcutta LALA G. LELE ( CSIR ). CI~ADRA SHRI S. KANSE Delhi Development Authority SHRI S. Bombay SHRI H. DESA~ Members Bombay Municipal Corporation Ministry of Health AUVISEB SHRI H. V. DAS Directorate General of Supplies & Disposals SERI M. C. N. BADYAL Indian Iron & Steel Co Ltd. Madras Municipal Corporation of Delhi CHIEF ENGINEER ( WATER ) DRAINAQE ENQINEER ( Afttmatc ) Bombay Municipal Corporation CITY ENCUNEER HYDRAULIC ENQINEER ( Altcrnats 1 Indian Institute of Architects.IS : 8008 (Part IV) . Nagpur SHRI J. D. . K. SHARUA ( Alternate ) CHIEF ENGINEER Central Public Works Department.ilding Research Institute ( CSIR ). Calcutta SRRI K. Lucknow SUP~RINTENDINQ ENQINEER( Alternate ) CHIEF ENGINEER Tamil Nadu Water Supply & Drainage Board.raorkB. M. DAVE ( Alternate ) I ( Continued on page 2) @ Co&right 1976 BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS This publication is protected under the Indian Co@rig&i Act ( XIV of 1957 ) and reproduction in whole or in part by any means except with written permission of the publisher shall be deemed to be an infringement of copyright under the said ict. SIIRI S. R. T.1976 Indian Standprd SPECIFICATION FOR INJECTION MOULDED HIGH DENSlTY POLYETHYLENE ( HDPE) FITTINGS FOR POTABLE WATER SUPPLIES PART Sacitary IV SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS Fittings FOR REDUCERS Committee. Calcutta National Environmental Engineering Research PROP N. MAJVMDER Institute ( CSIR ). New Delhi SIJPER~~TENDINQ ENQINEER ( Alternate) CHIEF ENQINEER Local Self Government Engineering Department. I’. KAPOOB Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute Sam R. D. C. D. BDC 3 Appliances Chairman and Water Sectional R@resenting SEEI V. DALLAS National Test House.

D. R. BEDI ( Alternate ) Public Health Engineering Department. Director ( Civ Engg ) SHFLL S. Hindustan & Industries SHRI R. N. K. MULEKA~ Mcm bcrs Pipes Subcommittee. Government SERI p. Calcutta *SHRI B. BDC 3 : 8 Bombay Municipal Corporation Shri K. MEHANDALE ( Altcrnafe ) Sanitaryware Ltd. D. K. RAO SARI G. BEIDE ( Ahrnatc ) E. GovernSHRI J. Bombay SHRI H. Mulekar ) Ministry of Health ADVISER SHRI V. S. Bombay Public Health Engineering Department. S. ANAND Bombay SHRI S. MHATRE ( Alternate io . Chandigarh SHRI A. S. D. B. Madras SHRI P. R. S. V. P.IS I 8008 ( Part IV ) . CEINTAMANI ( Altcrnafc ) Institution of Engineers (India ). AJITHA SIMFIA.‘ iHe is also alternate to Adviser. ( Continued on Pngr 6 ) . CHAKRABARTY ( Alternuts ) Garware Plastics ( Pvt ) Ltd. ISI Alternate ) Plastic CO?tWl~7 SHBI K. H. MEEI~A SHRI D. 2 . SHRI P. L. New Delhi DR A. MITRA ( Altcmofc ) Housing & Urban Development Corporation Ltd. M. APTE New Delhi Sam B. SOMANY Bahadurgarh SHRI V. S . I. DB B. S~!THI ment of Haryana. ISI ( Ex-o&cio Member ) SHRI D. R. Bombay SHRI S. Trivandrum SHRI K. Army Headquarters COL RAJ KUMAX SRRI I. BFIAY~ ( Altcrnntc ) Director General. S~INIVASAX ! SHRIIL M. Government of Kerala. RAU Public Health Engineering Department. RAMACHANnRAN ( Alternate ) Engineer-in-Chief’s Branch. CEHEDA Manufacturers’ Association. R. Plastics and Fibres Division. ANANDADOSS ( AItcmatc) Calico Chemicals. RAJVANSHI of Rajasthan. T.1976 ( Continued from page 1 ) Members Saax R. CHAWLA ( Aftematr ) Plastics Fittings Small Scale Pipes and SHBI S. C. N. MALLIOK SHRI N. Ministry of Health. K. BUTANI SHRI B. A. MAGGU Assistant Director ( Civ Engg ). APPUKUTTAN NAYAR Directorate Representing General of Technical Development Bombay Potteries & Tiles Ltd. Jaipur National Buildings Organization.-Parry Ltd. JAOANATH RAO SHRI T.

SCOPE 1.1 This standard ( Part IV ) lays down the requirements for manufacture. welding process. by 0. observed or calculated. to HDPE pipes covered by IS : 4984-1972*.4 For the purpose of deciding whether a particular requirement of this standard is complied with. 1.IS : 8008 ( Part IV) -1976 Indian Standard SPECIFICATION FOR INJECTION MOULDED HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE ( HDPE) FITTINGS FOR POTABLE WATER SUPPLIES PART IV SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR REDUCERS 0. in the rounded off value should be the same as that of the specified value in this standard. Part I of the series deals with the general requirements applicable to all HDPE fittings and specific requirements of different types of fittings are covered in separate parts of the standard. *Specification for high density off numerical polyethylene values pipes for potable water supplies (first TRules for rounding ( rcuised ). and marking for injection moulded reducers made of HDPE for potable water supplies. dimensions and tolerances.1 This Indian Standard (Part IV) was adopted by the Indian Standards Institution on 26 February 1976. expre’ssing the result of a test or analysis.3 The requirements of injection moulded HDPE fittings are covered in seven parts of the standard as given on the fourth cover page. This Part IV deals with specific requirements fr!r reducers. the final value. u . FOREWORD 0. after the draft finalized by the Sanitary Appliances and Water Fittings Sectional Committee had been approved by the Civil Engineering Division Council. shall be rounded off in Th e number of significant places retained accordance with IS : 2-1960t. 0. a. 3 . revision ) .2 The injection moulded HDPE fittings are used for connection. 0.

sampling and inspection ( Part I )-1976*.2 2.1 General -The general requirements methods of test.4 The (for welding) Ptable water outside diameters and wall thicknesses of reducers at ends shall be in accordance with IS : 8008 ( Part I )-I 976*. FIG.5 3 3. REQUIREMENTS 2. 2. ‘f *Specification ~CSinjection mouldcd supplies : high density Part I G’eneral requlrementr. and Ftg.2. shall conform to IS: 8008 Laying Length .1976 2.1 A typical 2. 1.2.2 Manufacture 2.3 thereon illustration of reducer is shown in Fig. 1 ) 32 x 63 63 x 75 63 x 90 75x 90 90 x 110 110 x 160 160 x 225 60 i 70 i 80 & 80 f 100 f 140 f 200 f 2 2 2 2 2. polyethykne ( HDPE ) fittings 4 for 4 .2. The two different diameters at either end shall be concentric.5 2. manufacture. DIMENSIONS 1 REDUCER LENGTH OF REDUCERS FOR OVERALL LAYING f Clauic 2.IS I 8008 (Part IV) .2.3. for material.2.The overall laying length < and the tolerances shall comply with those given in Table 1 read with Fig. TABLE 1. 1.

1 Each reducer fitting shall be marked with the following mark. 3.1 Each reducer Certification Mark. MARKING 3.’ testing and quality control which is devised and superv~.IS : 8008 ( Part IV ) . 5 . ‘q-d by IS1 and operated by the producer. may be obtained from the Indian Standards Institution. fitting may also be marked with the IS1 NOTE-The use of the ISI Certification Mark is governed by the provisions of the Indian Standards Institution ( Certification Marks ) Act and the Rules and ReguThe IS1 Mark on products covered by an Indian Standard lations made thereunder.1.1976 3. IS1 marked products are also continuously checked by ISI for conformity to that standard as a further safeguard. conveys the assurance that they have been produced to comply with the requirements of that standard under a well-defined system of Inspection. Details of conditions under which a licence for the use of the ISI Certification Mark may be granted to manufacturers or processors. and information: a) Manufacturer’s name or identification b) The size of the fitting and the appropriate class ( working pressure) to which the pressure rating of the fitting corresponds.

Chandiearh Chemicals & Plastics ( India ) Ltd. KAN~A Bombav National Chemical Laboratory ( CSIR ). P. Bombay SHRI P. M. RATRA Public Health Engineering Department. SHRI S. Govern6 REPRESENTATIVE ment of Harvana. Pune DE S. PARIKS~IT Central Public Works Department SHRI G. AC~ARWAL ( Alfcrnata ) Polyolefins Industries Ltd. Lucknow SUPICRINTENDIN~ END~NERR( Alternate) CEIEF ENQINF. KAPUR Imperial Chemical Industries ( India ) Ltd. RAO Ministry of Defence SBRI K. PARAMA~VAM ( Altcmate ) EMCO General ( Plastic ) Industries ( P ) Ltd. Nagpur SERI R. SRRI A. K. SHRI A.B ENGINEER Representing Local Self Government Engineering Department. P. Government SHRI K. LA~HABHOY Calcutta DR V. New Delhi SERI 0.1976 MC7tllh CWIR. KHURANA ( Altemolc) Directorate General of Technical Development SHRI R. CEAKRARARTI ( Alternate ) Public Health Engineering Department. KALIDAE ( Al&malt ) Wavin India Ltd. Madras SHBI G. C.ER Tamil Nadu Water Supply & Drainage Board. K. Madras SHRI R.IS : 8008 ( Part IV ) . RAO MAJ S. L. R. R. S. Calcutta SHRI u. KAMAIXX of Kerala. SERI R. Madras Municipal Corporation of Delhi CHIEF ENCXNEER( WATER ) DEPUTY CHIEF ENQIN~ER ( WATER ) ( Alternnte) SBRXJ. MAJMUNDAR SHRI S. DEY Calcutta Central Building Research Institute ( CSIR ). RAN~ARAJAN ( Alternate ) 6 . DAVE National Environmental Engineering Research Institute. B. RAJAN Allenrot ) Union Carbide India Ltd. Trivandrum City & Industrial Development Corporation Ltd. SIVARAMAXBIIHNAX SHRI R. K. V. B. K. E. S. JAIN Roorkee SRRI S. SRINIVASAN SEI$I K. K. RAO National Buildings Organization. P. S.

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