ASTM WK48697

    Revision of F2788 / F2788M - 13 Standard Specification for Metric-sized Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Pipe

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    Active Standard: F2788 / F2788M - 15

    Developed by Subcommittee: F17.26 | Committee F17 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK48697

    1. Rationale

    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.


    Keywords

    crosslinked polyethylene; hydrostatic stress;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    02-03-2015

    Technical Contact:
    Eugene Palermo

    Item:
    008

    Ballot:
    F17 (17-03)

    Status:
    Ballot Item Approved as F2788/F2788M-2017 and Pending Publication