Name:Standard Specification for Plastic Insert Fittings Utilizing a Copper Crimp Ring, or Alternate Stainless Steel Clamps for SDR9 Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing and SDR9 Polyethylene of Raised Temperature (PE-RT) Tubing
Introduction:This standard is issued under the fixed designation F2159: the number immediately following the designation indicates the year of original adoption or, in the case of revision, the year of last revision. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval.A superscript epsilon indicates an editorial change since the last revision or reapproval.
1.1 This specification establishes requirements for sulfone plastic insert fittings and copper crimp rings, or alternate stainless steel clamps for four sizes (3/8, 1/2 ,and 3 /4 and 1) of cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) tubing that meet the requirements for Specification F876 or F3253 and polyethylene of raised temperature (PE-RT) tubing that meet the requirements of Specifications F2623 and F2769.These fittings are intended for use in 100 psi (690 kPa) cold and hot-water distribution systems operating at temperatures up to and including 180 F(82C). Included are the requirements for material, molded part properties, performance,workmanship, dimensions, and markings to be used on thefittings and rings.
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