ASTM-F1999 › Standard Practice for Installation of Rigid Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Fence Systems
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This practice covers the minimum requirement for and methods of installation for rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) fencing systems and fence accessories, it is intended to guide those responsible for or concerned with installation of rigid (PVC) fence systems. The procedure for installation of posts, installation of rails and section, installation of post caps and picket tops, and installation of gates on posts are presented in details.
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1.1 This practice covers the minimum requirement for and methods of installation for rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) fencing systems and fence accessories in areas where the maximum frost penetration does not exceed 30 in. [76 cm]. In all cases, refer also to the specific manufacturer's instructions for installation.
1.2 This practice is intended to guide those responsible for or concerned with installation of rigid (PVC) fence systems.
1.3 This practice does not preclude any test method that is proven to give equal or better performance under any weather, soil, or frost conditions.
1.4 End-use and applicable code requirements shall be considered in the choice of fence style, spacing, height, and installation method.
1.4.1 Paddock fencing for livestock may need to be more durable than perimeter fence.
1.4.2 Residential fence styles may not be designed for balcony or guardrail use.
1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in brackets are for information only.
1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
fence; installation; rigid poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC); ICS Number Code 91.090 (External structures)
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Aug. 1, 2014