Work Item
ASTM WK62570

Revision of F877-11a Standard Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Hot- and Cold-Water Distribution Systems


The purpose of this project is to potentially add a Pressure Cycling (Water Hammer) requirement similar to that of ISO 15875 Section 4.6 or ASSE 1061 Section 3.6 or EN12295 in order to show the resistance of a connection/joint against the potentially deleterious affects of hydraulic shock created by water hammer.


Developed by Subcommittee: F17.61

Committee: F17

Staff Manager: Kevin Shanahan

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 02-27-2018

Technical Contact: Richard Houle

Item: 001

Ballot: F17.61 (22-05)

Status: Will Reballot Item