ASTM WK63211

    New Practice for Heat fusion joining of polypropylene (PP) pipe and fittings

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    WK63211

    1. Scope

    This project is to develop a standard practice for the fusion joining of polypropylene (PP) pipe and fittings. This standard shall result in clearly defined fusion parameters specific to PP as well as standardized steps and guidelines to be used in the fusion joining of PP pipe and fittings. This project is in direct response to requests received from the end use community to better define the heat fusion joining procedures for PP piping systems.


    Keywords

    Polypropylene, PP, Fusion, Joining

    Rationale

    This standard practice is being requested by numerous pipe and fitting producers and the end-use community.

    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:
    04-20-2018

    Technical Contact:
    Steve Sandstrum

    Status:
    Draft Under Development