Standard Specification for Plastic Insert Fittings For SDR9 Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) and Polyethylene of Raised Temperature (PE-RT) Tubing
|Publication Date:||1 November 2018|
|ICS Code (Plastics fittings):||23.040.45|
This speciﬁcation establishes requirements for sulfone plastic insert ﬁttings and copper crimp rings for three sizes (1⁄2, 3⁄4, and 1) of cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) tubing that meet the requirements for Speciﬁcation F876 or F3253, and polyethylene of raised temperature (PE-RT) tubing that meet the requirements of Speciﬁcation F2623. These ﬁttings are intended for use in 100 psi (690 kPa) cold- and hot-water distribution systems operating at temperatures up to and including 180 °F (82 °C). Included are the requirements for material, molded part properties, performance, workmanship, dimensions, and markings to be used on the ﬁttings and rings.
Units-The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
The following is an index of the appendix in this speciﬁcation.
GO/NO-GO Crimp Gauges Appendix X1
The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portions, Sections 11 and 12, of this speciﬁcation.This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard