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.
There are currently no international standards that cover these products yet they are currently being produced and marketed in many countries based on either local municipal approvals or company literature/designs.
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.