ASTM WK46756

    Revision of F2968 / F2968M - 14 Standard Specification for Black Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Pipe, Fittings and Joints For Gas Distribution Applications

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    Active Standard: F2968 / F2968M - 14a

    Developed by Subcommittee: F17.60 | Committee F17 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK46756

    1. Rationale

    Make several revisions to ASTM F2968. Project number 60-14-08. Here are the key revisions: 1.Removed requirement for black pipe and added UV protection test requirement and subsequent marking requirement for maximum UV exposure time. 2.Added requirement for degree of crosslink testing in several locations for thick wall pipe sizes. 3. Added minimum operating temperature and required testing to verify this minimum operating temperature.


    Keywords

    crosslinked polyethylene; gas distribution; HDB; hydrostatic stress; metric; PEX; pipe; PPI; pressure;
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    07-14-2014

    Technical Contact:
    Eugene Palermo

    Item:
    013

    Ballot:
    F17 (17-03)

    Status:
    Negative Votes Need Resolution