ASTM WK35301

    Work Item: ASTM WK35301 - New Test Method for NCLS and Strain Determination in Thermoplastic Pipe Utilizing the Ring Compression Test

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



    1. Scope

    Develop test methods for NCLS and springline strain evaluation to correlate to the requirements in the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications for thermoplastic pipe.

    There is currently no test method for directly correlating design values used in structural evaluation for pipe with minimum values in manufactured product. This test method would serve as the principal test method for all DOT's and municipalities for evaluting the long-term structural viability of thermoplastic pipe.


    Keywords

    Service life, creep, environmental stress cracks.

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

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    11-18-2011

    Technical Contact:
    John Kurdziel

    Status:
    Draft Under Development