ASTM D3261 - 12e1

    Standard Specification for Butt Heat Fusion Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Fittings for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe and Tubing

    Active Standard ASTM D3261 | Developed by Subcommittee: F17.10

    Book of Standards Volume: 08.04


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    Abstract

    This specification covers polyethylene (PE) butt fusion fittings for use with polyethylene pipe (IPS and ISO) and tubing (CTS). Included are requirements for materials, workmanship, dimensions, marking, sustained pressure, and burst pressure. Pressure strength test shall be performed to meet the requirements prescribed.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers polyethylene (PE) butt fusion fittings for use with polyethylene pipe (IPS, DIPS, and ISO) and tubing (CTS). Included are requirements for materials, workmanship, dimensions, marking, sustained pressure, and burst pressure.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D1598 Test Method for Time-to-Failure of Plastic Pipe Under Constant Internal Pressure

    D1599 Test Method for Resistance to Short-Time Hydraulic Pressure of Plastic Pipe, Tubing, and Fittings

    D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics

    D2122 Test Method for Determining Dimensions of Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings

    D2513 Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Gas Pressure Pipe, Tubing, and Fittings

    D3350 Specification for Polyethylene Plastics Pipe and Fittings Materials

    F412 Terminology Relating to Plastic Piping Systems

    Federal Standard

    Fed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipment (Civil Agencies) Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://dodssp.daps.dla.mil.

    Military Standard

    MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage

    National Sanitation Foundation Standard

    StandardNo.14 for Plastic Piping Components and Related Materials Available from NSF International, P.O. Box 130140, 789 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48113-0140, http://www.nsf.org.

    Plastic Pipe Institute

    PPITR-3 Policies and Procedures for Developing Hydrostatic Design Basis (HDB), Pressure Design Basis (PDB), Strength Design Basis (SDB), and Minimum Required Strength (MRS) Ratings for Thermoplastic Piping Materials or Pipe7

    PPITR-4 HDB/SDB/PDB/MRS Listed Materials, PPI Listing of Hydrostatic Design Basis (HDB), Strength Design Basis (SDB), Pressure Design Basis (PDB), and Minimum Required Strength (MRS) Ratings for Thermoplastic Piping Materials or Pipe


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.20 (Plastic pipes); 23.040.45 (Plastic fittings)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40183000(Rubber and plastic tubing)


    DOI: 10.1520/D3261

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