ASTM WK60060

    New Specification for Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacketing and Fitting Covers for Insulation

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    WK60060

    1. Scope

    1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers rigid PVC jacketing for thermal and acoustical insulation for pipe and equipment operating at either above or below ambient temperatures and in both indoor and outdoor locations. 1.2 This is a material specification and does not imply that an installed system using these materials will provide the physical properties specified within this document. 1.3 For information about installation of rigid PVC Jacketing, see National Commercial & Industrial Insulation Standards, Published by Midwest Insulation Contractors Association. 1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard. 1.5 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


    Keywords

    Rigid PVC;PVC, jacket; moisture barrier; moisture retarder; thermal insulation

    Rationale

    This standard will fill a gap that currently exist for pipe insulation. It use is key to providing a complete insulation package.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    08-02-2017

    Technical Contact:
    Monroe Shumate

    Status:
    Draft Under Development