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.
Citing ASTM Standards
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