Work Item
ASTM WK72126

New Test Method for Hydraulic Friction Factor Testing of Thermoplastic Pipe used in Gravity Flow Applications.

1. Scope

Development of a new test method to determine the friction factor of plastic pipe intended for gravity flow applications.


HDPE, PP, PVC, plastic pipe, Mannings, friction factor


There is currently no accepted standard test method for friction factor testing, this new test method will be used by producers as a method to test pipe, the results will be used by designers and general users.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F17.40

Committee: F17

Staff Manager: Kevin Shanahan

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 02-28-2020

Technical Contact: Jason Ahrenholz

Item: 000