Active Standard ASTM F2897 | Developed by Subcommittee: F17.60
Book of Standards Volume: 08.04
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1.1 This specification defines requirements for the data used in the tracking and traceability base-62 encoding system and the format of the resultant code to characterize various components used in fuel gas piping systems.
1.2 The final output of this specification is a 16 digit alpha-numeric code that defines a standardized approach or methodology for encoding certain characteristics of components that have been established based on consensus recommendations from the respective stakeholder group members. The means of marking or affixing the code to the components, and the means of reading and/or transferring the data or codes are outside the scope of this specification.
1.3 The web based application is only intended to serve as a useful resource for managing the respective manufacturer identification numbers, codes, and other identifiers as per this specification. Any changes to the contents of the web based application are contingent upon subsequent changes to this specification. This specification shall have primacy.
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
D2513 Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Gas Pressure Pipe, Tubing, and Fittings
F412 Terminology Relating to Plastic Piping Systems
ANSI StandardsB1.20.11983 Pipe Threads, General Purpose, Inch B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping System B109
CFR Standards49CFRPart192 Pipeline Safety Requirements
ICS Number Code 91.140.40 (Gas supply systems)
UNSPSC Code 40183000(Rubber and plastic tubing)