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International Plumbing Code 2015 (IPC 2015)

This appendix is informative and is not part of this code.
This section shall govern the replacement of existing building sewer piping by pipe-bursting methods.
The replacement of building sewer piping by pipe-bursting methods shall be limited to gravity drainage piping of sizes 6 inches (152 mm) and smaller. The replacement piping shall be of the same nominal size as the existing piping.
The existing piping sections to be replaced shall be inspected internally by a recorded video camera survey. The survey shall include notations of the position of cleanouts and the depth of connections to the existing piping.
The replacement piping shall be manufactured with a standard dimension ratio (SDR) of 17 and in compliance with ASTM F714.
Pipe fittings to be connected to the replacement piping shall be of extra-high molecular weight PE3408 material and shall be manufactured with an SDR of 17 and in compliance with ASTM D2683.
Where the existing building sewer did not have cleanouts meeting the requirements of this code, clean-out fittings shall be installed as required by this code.
The completed replacement piping section shall be inspected internally by a recorded video camera survey. The video survey shall be reviewed and approved by the code official prior to pressure testing of the replacement piping system.
The replacement piping system as well as the connections to the replacement piping shall be tested in accordance with Section 312.
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