Work Item
ASTM WK63211

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

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.


Polypropylene, PP, Fusion, Joining


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.


Developed by Subcommittee: F17.20

Committee: F17

Staff Manager: Kevin Shanahan

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 04-20-2018

Technical Contact: Steve Sandstrum

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