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ASTM F1498-00

Standard Specification for Taper Pipe Threads 60&#176 for Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings

Standard Specification for Taper Pipe Threads 60° for Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings F1498-00 ASTM|F1498-00|en-US Standard Specification for Taper Pipe Threads 60° for Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings Standard new BOS Vol. 08.04 Committee F17
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1.1 This specification covers dimensions and gaging of taper pipe threads used on threaded plastic pipe and fittings.

1.2 Threads meeting this specification shall only be used on those plastic materials deemed suitable by the manufacturer.

1.3 Specialty threads or threads not requiring a leak-tight joint are not covered in this specification.

Note 1-The terms "wrench makeup" and "wrench tight" are standard terminology for tightness and do not imply using a pipe wrench or other tools which would damage plastic pipe and fittings.

1.4 Thread Designations -The type of pipe threads included in this specification are designated by specifying in sequence the nominal pipe size, number of threads per inch, and the thread series symbols as follows in accordance with ANSI/ASME B1.20.1: 3/8-18 NPT. For left-hand threads add LH to the designation, otherwise right-hand threads will be understood. For example: 3/8-18 NPT-LH.

1.4.1 Each of these letters in the symbol has a definite significance as follows:

N = National (American Standard) P = Pipe T = Taper

1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.6 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. For specific precautionary statements, see 7.2.1 and 8.3.

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Book of Standards Volume: 08.04
Developed by Subcommittee: F17.10
Pages: 11
DOI: 10.1520/F1498-00
ICS Code: 23.040.20