ASTM D7001 - 06(2011) standard specification for geocomposites for pavement edge drains and other high-flow applications


Source: ASTM International

1. Scope

1.1 This specification covers geocomposite drainage panels used in highway, turf, and other high volume subsurface drainage applications. These products consist of a geotextile wrapped around a polymer core. These products are a minimum of 25 mm (1 in.) thick and are available in 150 mm (6 in.), 300 mm (12 in.), 450 mm (18 in.), and 600 mm (24 in.) widths.

1.2 The requirements of this specification are intended to provide a subsurface drainage geocomposite suitable for drainage of surface and subsurface water, sewerage, and leachates. Products produced in accordance with this specification and intended for pavement drainage applications shall be installed in accordance with Practice D6088.

1.3 The values as stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.4 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 requirements prior to use.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
D1777 Test Method for Thickness of Textile Materials
D2122 Test Method for Determining Dimensions of Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings
D3350 Specification for Polyethylene Plastics Pipe and Fittings Materials
D4354 Practice for Sampling of Geosynthetics for Testing
D4355 Test Method for Deterioration of Geotextiles by Exposure to Light, Moisture and Heat in a Xenon Arc Type Apparatus
D4439 Terminology for Geosynthetics
D4491 Test Methods for Water Permeability of Geotextiles by Permittivity
D4533 Test Method for Trapezoid Tearing Strength of Geotextiles
D4632 Test Method for Grab Breaking Load and Elongation of Geotextiles
D4716 Test Method for Determining the (In-plane) Flow Rate per Unit Width and Hydraulic Transmissivity of a Geosynthetic Using a Constant Head
D4751 Test Method for Determining Apparent Opening Size of a Geotextile
D4833 Test Method for Index Puncture Resistance of Geomembranes and Related Products
D6088 Practice for Installation of Geocomposite Pavement Drains
D6244 Test Method for Vertical Compression of Geocomposite Pavement Panel Drains
D6364 Test Method for Determining Short-Term Compression Behavior of Geosynthetics
D6707 Specification for Circular-Knit Geotextile for Use in Subsurface Drainage Applications

Other Document
AASHTOM288 Geotextile Materials

Index Terms

edgedrain; geocomposite; geosynthetic; geotextile; pavement edgedrain; polyethylene; underdrain; Edge drain; Geocomposite drainage panels; Geosynthetics--specifications; High volume subsurface drainage applications; Pavement edge drains; Pavement surfaces--specifications;

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 59.080.70 (Geotextiles)

DOI: 10.1520/D7001-06R11

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