ASTM WK38910

    Work Item: ASTM WK38910 - Revision of F1055 - 11 Standard Specification for Electrofusion Type Polyethylene Fittings for Outside Diameter Controlled Polyethylene and Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Pipe and Tubing

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    Active Standard: F1055 - 13

    Developed by Subcommittee: F17.10 | Committee F17 | Contact Staff Manager



    1. Rationale

    The purpose of this project is to add reference to CTS PEX tubing in appropriate locations within the document. The rationale is that these fittings are also appropriate for use with CTS PEX tubing, and several combinations of F1055 fittings with CTS PEX tubing have been third-party tested to meet and exceed all technical requirements.


    Keywords

    electrofusion; fittings; joining; polyethylene; Bursting strength; Crushing strength; Electrofusion polyethylene (PE) plastics--specifications; Joints (pipe/tube applications)--specifications; Plastic pipe/tubing/fittings--specifications; Polyethylene (PE) fittings--specifications; Polyethylene (PE) pipe--specifications; Polyethylene (PE) tube--specifications; Pressure testing--plastic pipe/tube; Specimen preparation (for testing)--plastics; Tensile properties/testing--plastics;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    08-27-2012

    Technical Contact:
    Lance MacNevin

    Item:
    001

    Ballot:
    F17.10 (13-05)

    Status:
    Negative Votes Need Resolution