ASTM WK20865

    Revision of F2657 - 07 Standard Test Method for Outdoor Weathering Exposure of Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing

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    Active Standard: F2657 - 07(2012)

    Developed by Subcommittee: F17.40 | Committee F17 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK20865

    1. Rationale

    This revision seeks to add accelerated weathering using Xenon-arc exposure to the standard. This would allow for faster, more precise, and repeatable evaluation of UV resistance.


    Keywords

    crosslinked polyethylene; PEX; sunlight; tubing; UV exposure; weathering;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    07-30-2008

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    Status:
    Draft Under Development