Standard Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing
|Publication Date:||1 August 2009|
|ICS Code (Plastics pipes):||23.040.20|
This specification covers crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) tubing
that incorporates an optional polymeric inner, middle or outer
layer and that is outside diameter controlled, made in nominal SDR9
tubing dimension ratios except were noted, and pressure rated for
water at three temperatures (see Appendix X1). Included are
requirements and test methods for material, workmanship,
dimensions, burst pressure, hydrostatic sustained pressure,
excessive temperature pressure, excessive temperature-pressure
The text of this specification references notes, footnotes, and appendixes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as 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.
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.