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ASTM D2737

Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Tubing

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 November 2012
Status: active
Page Count: 7
ICS Code (Plastics pipes): 23.040.20
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This specification covers polyethylene (PE) plastic tubing in outside diameters and SDR's that are pressure rated for water. Included are requirements for PE compounds, and requirements and test methods for PE plastic tubing workmanship, dimensions, elevated temperature sustained pressure, burst pressure and marking.

The text of this specification references notes, footnotes, and appendixes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes shall not be considered as requirements of the specification. Notes and footnotes in tables and figures, and Supplementary Requirements are requirements of the specification. 

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.

NOTE 1-Joining PE plastic tubing with fittings that require flaring the tubing is not recommended because Practice D3140, the technique used to make the flare has been withdrawn (discontinued).

NOTE 2-References and PE compound descriptions for PE2305, PE2406, PE3306, PE3406, and PE3408 have been removed due to changes in Specification D3350 and PPI TR-3. For removed designations, refer to previous editions of Specification D2737, Specification D3350, PPI TR-3 and PPI TR-4. The removal of these PE compounds does not affect pipelines that are in service. PE compounds and material designations resulting from changes in Specification D3350 and PPI TR-3 are addressed in Section 5.

The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 7, 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard

Document History

ASTM D2737
November 1, 2012
Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Tubing
This specification covers polyethylene (PE) plastic tubing in outside diameters and SDR's that are pressure rated for water. Included are requirements for PE compounds, and requirements and test...
January 15, 2012
Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Tubing
This specification covers polyethylene (PE) plastic tubing in outside diameters and SDR's that are pressure rated for water. Included are requirements for PE compounds, and requirements and test...
January 15, 2012
Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Tubing
This specification covers polyethylene (PE) plastic tubing in outside diameters and SDR's that are pressure rated for water. Included are requirements for PE compounds, and requirements and test...
August 10, 2003
Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Tubing
This specification covers polyethylene (PE) tubing pressure rated for water (see appendix). Included are criteria for classifying PE plastic tubing materials and PE plastic tubing, and requirements...
August 10, 2001
Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Tubing
Scope This specification covers polyethylene (PE) tubing pressure rated for water (see appendix). Included are criteria for classifying PE plastic tubing materials and PE plastic tubing, and...
April 10, 1999
Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Tubing
1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers polyethylene (PE) tubing pressure rated for water (see appendix). Included are criteria for classifying PE plastic tubing materials and PE plastic tubing, and...
September 10, 1996
Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Tubing
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September 10, 1995
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR POLYETHYLENE (PE) PLASTIC TUBING
A description is not available for this item.
March 15, 1993
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR POLYETHYLENE (PE) PLASTIC TUBING
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February 24, 1989
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR POLYETHYLENE (PE) PLASTIC TUBING
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October 31, 1988
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR POLYETHYLENE (PE) PLASTIC TUBING
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October 21, 1985
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR POLYETHYLENE (PE) PLASTIC TUBING
A description is not available for this item.

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