ASTM WK70174

    Revision of F1948 - 15 Standard Specification for Metallic Mechanical Fittings for Use on Outside Diameter Controlled Thermoplastic Gas Distribution Pipe and Tubing

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    Active Standard: F1948 - 20

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



    WK70174


    Keywords

    gas; manufacturer's joining procedure; metallic mechanical fittings; reinforcing tubular stiffener; temperature cycling test;;

    Rationale

    For Category 1 qualification, Section 6.1.4 requires the mechanical joint made to metallic piping to be 1.5 times the tensile strength of the thermoplastic pipe. This project will add a note following section 6.1.4.1 to explain how the test may be conducted.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    10-11-2019

    Technical Contact:
    David Jordan

    Status:
    Draft Under Development