ASTM-F438 Standard Specification for Socket-Type Chlorinated Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Pipe Fittings, Schedule 40

ASTM-F438 - 2017 EDITION - CURRENT
Show Complete Document History

Document Center Inc. is an authorized dealer of ASTM standards.
The following bibliographic material is provided to assist you with your purchasing decision:


This specification covers chlorinated poly(vinyl chloride) (CPVC) Schedule 40 socket-type pipe fittings intended for use with Iron Pipe Size (IPS) outside-diameter plastic pipe in the distribution of pressurized liquids only, which are chemically compatible with the piping materials. Fittings covered by this specification are normally molded. In-line fittings, such as couplings, unions, bushings, caps, nipples, and the like, shall be molded or machined from extruded stock. Fittings fabricated by backwelding are not included in this specification. The pipe fittings shall be subject to a burst pressure test.

ORDER

Price:

$46.00        

Changes from the previous issue

A redline edition is available for this document, with all changes visible. Ask Document Center Inc. for more information.

Scope

1.1 This specification covers chlorinated poly(vinyl chloride) (CPVC) Schedule 40 socket-type pipe fittings. Included are requirements for materials, workmanship, dimensions, and burst pressure.

Note 1: The CPVC fittings covered by this standard were covered previously in Specification D2466.

1.2 The products covered by this specification are intended for use with the distribution of pressurized liquids only, which are chemically compatible with the piping materials. Due to inherent hazards associated with testing components and systems with compressed air or other compressed gases, some manufacturers do not allow pneumatic testing of their products. Consult with specific product/component manufacturers for their specific testing procedures prior to pneumatic testing.

Note 2: Pressurized (compressed) air or other compressed gases contain large amounts of stored energy, which present serious safety hazards should a system fail for any reason.

1.3 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.

1.4 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.

1.5 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 8, 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, health and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Keywords

CPVC; fittings; pressure; Sch 40; sockets; threads;; ICS Number Code 23.040.45 (Plastic fittings)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

08.04 (Plastic Piping Systems)

To find similar documents by classification:

23.040.45 (Plastics fittings)

This document comes with our free Notification Service, good for the life of the document.

This document is available in either Paper or PDF format.

Document Number

ASTM-F438-17

Revision Level

2017 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Aug. 1, 2017

Document Type

Specification

Page Count

6 pages

Committee Number

F17.10