ASTM F2768 - 09

    Standard Specification for Modified Stub ACME Thread Joint with Elastomeric Seal in Plastic Piping Components

    Active Standard ASTM F2768 | Developed by Subcommittee: F17.10

    Book of Standards Volume: 08.04


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    ASTM F2768

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers a Modified Stub ACME Thread Joint with an Elastomeric Seal used to seal the joint components in plastic piping components, or (if applicable) to components made of other non-plastic materials used for plastic piping components used in turf irrigation systems.

    1.2 This specification establishes requirements for dimensions and gauging of Modified Stub ACME Thread and Elastomeric seal.

    1.3 Tapered pipe threads are not covered in this specification.

    Note 1—The terms bottom out and back off are used to imply complete engagement of the threaded connection and un-threading of the connection and do not imply using a pipe wrench or other tools which would damage plastic pipe and fittings.

    1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.5 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.

    ASTM Standards

    D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics

    F412 Terminology Relating to Plastic Piping Systems

    F477 Specification for Elastomeric Seals (Gaskets) for Joining Plastic Pipe

    F1970 Specification for Special Engineered Fittings, Appurtenances or Valves for use in Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) or Chlorinated Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Systems


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.80 (Seals for pipe and hose assemblies)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/F2768-09

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