The development of specifications for plastic pipe, fittings, and appurtenances; practices for joining and installing plastic pipes; test methods; terminology, systems and services specific to plastic piping systems and the stimulation of related research.
The work of the Committee may include the consideration of composite piping systems, and components which are partially plastic.
The work of the Committee will be coordinated with ASTM Committee and other organizations having mutual interests.
This is widely useable for Water Distribution, fuel gas, and Industrial applications. The dimensions are the same and the construction is the same for all industries. The full pressure rating is a matter of geometry reinforcement of the intrados stress field at the fusion joint..
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.