ASTM WK41077

    New Specification for Butt Fusion Equipment for Joining Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F17.20 | Committee F17 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    Identify the general characteristics of, and performance requirements for, equipment for butt fusion joining of thermoplastic piping systems.

    A minimum standard is needed to insure the equipment selected can perform to the fusion standards used by that equipment. It needs to meet the clamping , facing, heating and joining requirement of the standard. Spec engineers and pipeline operators will have a minimum quality guideline to follow for new and used equipment before use in the field.


    Fusion Equipment :Equipment Spec:

    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:

    Technical Contact:
    James Johnston

    Draft Under Development