Standard Withdrawn, No replacement   Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM F1248-96(2002)e1

Standard Test Method for Determination of Environmental Stress Crack Resistance (ESCR) of Polyethylene Pipe (Withdrawn 2007)


1.1 This test method covers the determination of a polyethylene pipe specimen's resistance to stress cracking when subjected to compression deformation in the presence of a surface active agent at elevated temperature.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses mathematical conversions to SI units, which are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.3 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.

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