ASTM International - ASTM F1248-96
Standard Test Method for Determination of Environmental Stress Crack Resistance (ESCR) of Polyethylene Pipe
|Publication Date:||1 January 1996|
1.1 This test method covers the determination of a polyethylene pipe specimen's resistance to stress cracking when subjected to compression to deformation in the presence of a surface active agent at elevated temperature.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 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.