Work Item
ASTM WK83522

Revision of B1003-16 Standard Specification for Seamless Copper Tube for Linesets


A) A solid quality control system has to rely as a very first step on tracking and traceability up to the
maximum practical extent.
B) An "anonymous" good does not assure Customer and Contractors for quality and product liability
and also does not protect the manufacturer;
C) Insulation mark should provide information on the insulation itself and embed and duplicate the
marking on the tube (see T.G 428), in order to:
• make such data readily available without damaging insulation;
• to avoid any misleading information about the origin of the line set as an integrated engineered


Developed by Subcommittee: B05.04

Committee: B05

Staff Manager: Jennifer Rodgers

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 09-21-2022

Technical Contact: Charles Blanton

Item: 001

Ballot: B05.04 (22-05)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution