ASTM International - ASTM D6396-99
Standard Test Method for Testing of Pipe Thread Sealants on Pipe Tees
|Publication Date:||10 October 1999|
|ICS Code (Seals for pipe and hose assemblies):||23.040.80|
1.1 This test method covers procedures used to assemble, evaluate and test pipe thread sealants.
1.2 Test procedures included in this test method are cure speed versus temperature, primer cure, instant seal/sealability, heat aging, solvent rsistance, hot strength, steam resistance, and specimen preparation for high pressure testing.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 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 to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.