ASTM WK39764

    Revision of F876 - 10e1 Standard Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing

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    Active Standard: F876 - 13a

    Developed by Subcommittee: F17.26 | Committee F17 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK39764

    1. Rationale

    The current Notch Specification is 10% of wall thickness without tolerances. This could lead to an erroneous pass/fail of of the test. This project is to add tolerances to the notching step.


    Keywords

    crosslinked polyethylene; hydrostatic stress; PEX; PPI; pipe; pressure; tubing: Stress cracking tests; Azo compound crosslinking; Crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) pipe/tube--specifications; Peroxide crosslinking; Polyethylene (PE) tube--specifications; Pressure testing--plastic pipe/tube; Silane compound crosslinking; Stabilizer migration resistance;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    11-20-2012

    Technical Contact:
    Patrick Vibien

    Status:
    Draft Under Development