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AWWA C904 - Cross-Linked Polyethylene (PEX) Pressure Tubing, ½ In. (13 mm) Through 3 In. (76 mm), for Water Service
January 16, 2016 - AWWA

This standard describes crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) pressure tubing made from material having a standard PEX material designation code of PEX 1306, or higher, according to ASTM* F876 and intended for use as underground potable water, reclaimed water, and wastewater...

ASTM F2098 - Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Clamps for Securing SDR9 Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing to Metal Insert and Plastic Insert Fittings
November 1, 2015 - ASTM

This specification covers stainless steel clamps for use with five sizes of insert fittings that comply with F1807 or F2159, and cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) plastic tubing that complies with F876. These clamps are intended as an alternative to the copper-alloy crimp-rings...

PPI TN-17 - Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Pipe & Tubing
February 1, 2013 - PPI

Introduction The successful use of crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) systems throughout the world, along with the capabilities of PEX piping in cold- and hot-water environments, have generated significant interest and growth in the usage in these materials across North America. To answer...

ASTM F1960 - Standard Specification for Cold Expansion Fittings with PEX Reinforcing Rings for Use with Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) and Polyethylene of Raised Temperature (PE-RT) Tubing
November 1, 2018 - ASTM

This specification covers cold expansion fittings and cross-linked (PEX) reinforcing rings for use with cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) plastic tubing in nominal tubing sizes of 3⁄8, 1⁄2, 5⁄8, 3⁄4, 1, 11⁄4, 11⁄2, 2, 21⁄2, and 3 in. that meet the requirements of...

ASTM F1961 - Standard Specification for Metal Mechanical Cold Flare Compression Fittings with Disc Spring for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing
December 1, 2009 - ASTM

This specification covers metal mechanical cold flare compression fittings with integral disc spring suitable for use with cross-linked polyethelene PEX plastic tubing in 3⁄8 , 1⁄2 , 5⁄8 , and 3⁄4 nominal diameters. that meets the requirements of Specifications F876 and F877....

ASTM F1865 - Standard Specification for Mechanical Cold Expansion Insert Fitting With Compression Sleeve for Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing
December 1, 2009 - ASTM

This specification covers mechanical cold expansion insert fittings with compression sleeve suitable for use with cross-linked polyethylene PEX plastic tubing in 3⁄8 , ½ , 5⁄8 , 3/4 , and 1in. and larger nominal diameters that meet the requirements of Specifications F 876 and F...

PPI TR-48 - R-Value and Thermal Conductivity of PEX and PE-RT
January 1, 2014 - PPI

OBJECTIVE The objective of the test program was to determine the thermal conductivity of various PEX tubing materials. For completeness and comparison purposes, PERT was also tested. Samples were submitted of PE-RT and PEX. The PEX samples included specimens representing...

API SPEC 15PX - Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Line Pipe
September 1, 2018 - API

This specification covers PEX line pipe utilized for the production and transportation of oil, gas, and nonpotable water. The piping is intended for use in new construction, structural, pressure-rated liner, line extension, and repair of both aboveground and buried pipe applications....

NSF 359 - Valves for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Water Distribution Tubing Systems
January 5, 2018 - NSF

This Standard applies to in line-valves for use in radiant heating systems, and hot and cold water cross linked polyethylene (PEX) distribution systems which are compliant with the requirements identified in ASTM F877 for PEX tubing systems. Valves meeting these requirements...

PPI TN-32 - UV Labeling Guidelines for PEX Pipes
January 1, 2017 - PPI

Foreword This technical note was developed and published with the technical help and financial support of the members of the Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI). These members have shown their commitment to developing and improving quality products by assisting standards development organizations in the...

PPI TN-53 - GUIDE TO CHLORINE RESISTANCE RATINGS OF PEX PIPES AND TUBING FOR POTABLE WATER APPLICATIONS
November 1, 2018 - PPI

The intent of this Technical Note is to give guidance to plumbing system designers, installers and specifiers for understanding chlorine resistance ratings as applied to crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) pipes and tubing for potable water applications, and to describe the effects of...

PPI TN-52 - GUIDE TO HIGH-TEMPERATURE APPLICATIONS OF NON-POTABLE PEX PIPE AND TUBING SYSTEMS
June 1, 2017 - PPI

The intent of this Technical Note is to give guidance to the end user for determining appropriate design life calculations of crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) pipe and tubing in high-temperature applications, defined as operating temperatures above 180°F (82°C) for the purpose of this...

CSA B137.19 - Black crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) piping systems for gas services
January 1, 2017 - CSA

This Standard covers black crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) pipe and fittings for use in gas mains and services, including gas gathering, gas transmission, and distribution of fuel gases containing not more than 1% aromatic hydrocarbons. This Standard covers PEX pipes in metric nominal...

ASTM F2262 - Standard Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene/Aluminum/Crosslinked Polyethylene Tubing OD Controlled SDR9
May 1, 2009 - ASTM

This specification covers establishes requirements for coextruded crosslinked polyethylene multi-layer pressure tubing with a continuously welded aluminum tube construction between inner and outer layers of plastic. The inner and outer crosslinked polyethylene layers are bonded to the...

PPI STATEMENT Y - Taste and Odor of Drinking Water from Plastic Piping Systems
January 1, 2017 - PPI

Summary Experts agree that water chemistry is very complex and many natural environmental factors can affect the taste and odor of treated drinking water every day, regardless of which type of pipe is used to transport it. In fact, water utilities go to great lengths to remove objectionable tastes...

ASTM F2788 - Standard Specification for Metric-sized Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Pipe
May 1, 2011 - ASTM

This specification covers metric-sized crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) pipe that is outside diameter controlled, made in nominal pipe dimension ratios, and pressure rated for water at three temperatures (see Appendix X1). Included are requirements and test methods for material, workmanship,...

PPI TN-56 - Installation of Plastic Pressure Piping Materials Near IC-Rated and Non-IC-Rated Recessed Lighting Fixtures
May 1, 2018 - PPI

INTRODUCTION This Technical Note will provide guidance about the recommended proximity of certain types of plastic pressure pipe and tubing to various types of recessed lighting fixtures, which are also known as "pot lights" or "can lights". Recessed light fixtures are available in...

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