ASTM WK46408

    Revision of F1545 - 97(2009) Standard Specification for Plastic-Lined Ferrous Metal Pipe, Fittings, and Flanges

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    Active Standard: F1545 - 97(2009)

    Developed by Subcommittee: F17.11 | Committee F17 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK46408

    1. Rationale

    This work item seeks to strengthen and clarify the qualification test requirements of the standard. Section 5.5.1 does not use commonly recognized shall/should verbiage nor make clear that all (4) qualification type tests are required. A non-mandatory note proposed for section 5.5.1 sets a record retention expectation. Section 9 currently does not explicitly mention qualification testing as a pre-requisite for applying the ASTM F1545 mark. The lack of clarity in the current language could lead to misunderstanding, effectively undermining the intent of the standard.


    Keywords

    plastic-lined ferrous metal fittings; plastic-lined ferrous metal flanges; plastic-lined ferrous metal pipe; Corrosive service applications--plastics; Ferrous metal pipe and fittings; Plastic-lined ferrous metal pipe/fittings/flanges--specifications
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    06-13-2014

    Technical Contact:
    David Yanik

    Item:
    001

    Ballot:
    F17.11 (14-04)

    Status:
    Negative Votes Need Resolution