The scope of project 26-15-01 is to propose three revisions to ASTM F2788. Here are the key revisions: 1.Added UV protection test requirement and subsequent marking requirement for maximum UV exposure time, and removed carbon black requirement. 2.Added requirement for degree of crosslink test in several locations for thick wall pipe sizes. 3.Added minimum operating temperature and required testing to verify this minimum operating temperature.
Keywordscrosslinked polyethylene; hydrostatic stress;
Ballot Item Approved as F2788/F2788M-2017 and Pending Publication