This specification establishes the materials and performance requirements for flexible, pre-insulated piping intended for hot and chilled water applications. Piping system may include one or more carrier pipes within a common outer jacket and shall be supplied in coil form. Carrier-pipe, thermal-insulation, and protective-jacket material shall be continuous and uniform throughout the coil while connections and joints in the carrier pipe and the protective jacket shall not be allowed within the coil. The pipe assembly shall be subjected to end seal and bending force tests for water infiltration inspection and to ensure the flexibility of the piping system, respectively.
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1.1 This specification covers flexible, pre-insulated piping commonly used to convey hot and cold fluids.
1.2 This specification establishes materials and performance requirements for flexible, pre-insulated piping intended for hot and chilled water applications.
1.3 Piping systems may include one or more carrier pipes within a common outer jacket.
1.4 The text of this specification references notes and footnotes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered part of this standard.
1.5 Units—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.
1.6 The following safety hazards caveat pertains to the test methods portion, Section 7, of this specification. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C168 Terminology Relating to Thermal Insulation
C177 Test Method for Steady-State Heat Flux Measurements and Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus
D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics
D2104 Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe, Schedule 40
D2239 Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (SIDR-PR) Based on Controlled Inside Diameter
D3035 Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (DR-PR) Based on Controlled Outside Diameter
F412 Terminology Relating to Plastic Piping Systems
F714 Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (DR-PR) Based on Outside Diameter
F876 Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing
F877 Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Hot- and Cold-Water Distribution Systems
F1281 Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene/Aluminum/Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX-AL-PEX) Pressure Pipe
F1282 Specification for Polyethylene/Aluminum/Polyethylene (PE-AL-PE) Composite Pressure Pipe
ANSI/NSF61 Drinking Water System Components--Health Effects
bend force test; flexible pre-insulated piping; plastic pre-insulated piping; pre-insulated pipe; Bend force test; End seal testing; Flexible pre-insulated pipe; Plastic pipe/tubing/fittings--specifications; Pre-insulated pipe;
ICS Number Code 83.140.40 (Hoses)
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