ASTM D2609-00

    Standard Specification for Plastic Insert Fittings for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers plastic insert fittings for polyethylene (PE) plastic pipe. Included are requirements for materials, workmanship, dimensions, and burst pressure.

    1.2 The text of this specification references notes, footnotes, and appendixes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the specification.

    1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are provided for information only.

    1.4 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 8, 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.

    ASTM Standards

    D256 Test Methods for Determining the Izod Pendulum Impact Resistance of Plastics

    D618 Practice for Conditioning Plastics for Testing

    D638 Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics

    D648 Test Method for Deflection Temperature of Plastics Under Flexural Load in the Edgewise Position

    D789 Test Methods for Determination of Solution Viscosities of Polyamide (PA)

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

    D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics

    D1784 Specification for Rigid Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Compounds and Chlorinated Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Compounds

    D2239 Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (SIDR-PR) Based on Controlled Inside Diameter

    D2466 Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Plastic Pipe Fittings, Schedule 40

    F412 Terminology Relating to Plastic Piping Systems

    F1498 Specification for Taper Pipe Threads 60 for Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings

    NSF Standards

    Standard No. 14 for Plastic Piping Components and Related Materials

    Standard No. 61 for Drinking Water System Components--Health Effects


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.45 (Plastic fittings)

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    DOI: 10.1520/D2609-00

    Citation Format

    ASTM D2609-00, Standard Specification for Plastic Insert Fittings for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2000, www.astm.org

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