Back7.2.9.2.(4)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F20

To support and withstand expected loads and forces.

F80

To resist deterioration resulting from expected service conditions.

Objective:

OP5

 

APPLICATION:

Joints in all copper tubing installed underground outside or underground inside, in plumbing systems for buildings.

INTENT:

To limit the probability that inappropriate jointing methods will lead to an inability to accommodate expected pipe movement, which could lead to joint failure, which could lead to leakage, which could lead to damage to the building or facility.