ASTM WK45887

    New Specification for Convoluted Backing Rings for Lap-Joint Type PE Flange Adapters

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


    1. Scope

    Develop a new Standard Specification for Convoluted Backing Rings for Lap-Joint PE flange adapters per ASTM F2880. The new Specification will cover both all-metal backing rings and metal backing rings encapsulated in polypropylene. The specification will refer to convoluted backing rings and will include performance requirements but will not include reference to proprietary or patented requirements or dimensions.

    No existing standard covers the existing products. The products are used in PE piping applications currently.


    polyethylene polypropylene

    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:
    David Woods

    Draft Under Development