ASTM WK26505

    New Specification for Plastic Mechanical Fittings for Use on Outside Diameter Controlled Polyethylene Water Service Pipe and Tubing

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers plastic bodied mechanical fittings for use with outside diameter controlled polyethylene (PE) water service pipe, nominal 2 pipe size (IPS) and smaller complying with Specification D3035 or Specification D2737. Included are requirements for materials and qualification testing. 1.2 Units--The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard. 1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 8, of this specification. 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 limitations prior to use. 1.4 The text of this specification references notes and footnotes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of this specification.


    water; mechanical fitting; polyethylene pipe; tubing; plastic fitting, joint

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Jim Moran


    F17.10 (13-06)

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