AWWA Standard for Fabricated Steel and Stainless Steel Tapping Sleeves
Published by: American Water Works Association / 11/01/2013 / 28 pages
This standard describes fabricated steel and stainless steel tapping sleeves use to provide outlets on existing pipe without interruption of service. They are intended for pipe sizes 4 in. (100 mm) through 48 in. (1,200 mm) with branch outlets thorugh 36 in. (900 mm). This standard includes requirements for materials, dimensions, tolerances, finishes, and testing. This standard is not intended to apply to tapping sleeves welded to pipe. Fabricated tapping sleeves shall be manufactured from steel or stainless steel and are intended for use in systems conveying water. For outlets and main sizes greather than those specified, consult the manufacturer.
Major revisions to this edition of the C223 include
- Added definitions for MJ adaptor, potable water, reclaimed water, and wastewater
- Updated definitions for rated pressure and transient pressure for consistency
- Added minimum yield strength for bolts
- Added reference to AWWA C228