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ASTM C1440 - Specification for Thermoplastic Elastomeric (TPE) Gasket Materials for Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV), Sewer, Sanitary and Storm Plumbing Systems 

We perform elastomer quality testing by Specification ASTM C1440, which covers thermoplastic elastomeric gasket materials used in various plumbing systems. These elastomers are used in shielded and non-shielded mechanical couplings in gravity flow drain, waste and vent, sewer, sanitary and storm plumbing systems. These elastomers also are used in couplings to join similar and dissimilar piping sizes and materials.

For additional information on this test method or to purchase a copy of the method, please click HERE to open a new window and visit the ASTM website.

The following is a list of tests required by Specification ASTM C1440. Some of these tests are customized for this exact specification. Alcor Petrolab and Phoenix Chemical Laboratory specialize in unusual and custom testing, and our testing capabilities are continuing to expand; to discuss the exact testing you need, contact us today. To see more information about one of these tests, click on the test method name below.