Active Standard ASTM F2735 | Developed by Subcommittee: F17.10
Book of Standards Volume: 08.04
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1.1 This specification establishes requirements for sulfone plastic insert fittings and copper crimp rings for three sizes
(½, ¾, and 1) of cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) and polyethylene of raised temperature (PE-RT) plastic tubing. These fittings are intended for use in 100 psi (690 kPa) cold- and hot-water distribution systems operating at temperatures up to and including 180°F (82°C). Included are the requirements for material, molded part properties, performance, workmanship, dimensions, and markings to be used on the fittings and rings.
1.2 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.
1.3 The following is an index of the appendix in this specification.
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1.4 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portions, Sections 11 and 12, 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 limitations 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.
D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics
D2122 Test Method for Determining Dimensions of Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings
D6394 Specification for Sulfone Plastics (SP)
F412 Terminology Relating to Plastic Piping Systems
F876 Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing
F877 Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Hot- and Cold-Water Distribution Systems
F1498 Specification for Taper Pipe Threads 60 for Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings
F1807 Specification for Metal Insert Fittings Utilizing a Copper Crimp Ring for SDR9 Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing and SDR9 Polyethylene of Raised Temperature (PE-RT) Tubing
F2623 Specification for Polyethylene of Raised Temperature (PE-RT) SDR 9 Tubing
ASME StandardB1.20.1 Pipe Threads General Purpose Inch
NSF International StandardNSF/ANSIStandardNo.6 for Drinking Water System Components-Health Effects
ICS Number Code 23.040.45 (Plastic fittings)
UNSPSC Code 13111076(Cross linked polyethylene PEX)