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flexible plastic pipe in concreste slab and tolerances

flexible plastic pipe in concreste slab and tolerances

flexible plastic pipe in concreste slab and tolerances

I am looking for any standards or guidelines for best practice that relate to installing plastic (drainage) pipes in concrete slabs and in particular finished surface tolerances for concrete pavements/slab

RE: flexible plastic pipe in concreste slab and tolerances

I'm not sure if you're asking for placement of plastic pile in the concrete or through the concrete. Which is it?

As for surface finishes and tolerances, it depends on where you are located.  Since you didn't state your location, then you might consider the following:

In the US - state departments of transportation set the criteria

In the UK - the Department for Transport

In Australia - Austroads

RE: flexible plastic pipe in concreste slab and tolerances

Hi Ron, thanks for your answer.

I'm actually looking at a flexible plastic drainage carrier pipe being laid below a concrete slab but with pipe work coming up through the slab to drain the surface.  I am using the carrier pipe as a datum for the top of the vertical pipes and therefore the top of the slab.  Settlement in the carrier pipe bedding may mean the vertical pipes fall short of the desired level on the surface hence my concern about surface tolerances.

Your comment re the various bodies responsible is very helpful - all three are relevant.
Thanks again

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