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ASTM D3140

1990 Edition, July 27, 1990

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Standard Practice for Flaring Polyolefin Pipe and Tubing

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  • Revision: 1990 Edition, July 27, 1990
  • Published Date: July 27, 1990
  • Status: Not Active, See comments below
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Page Count: 2
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

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1. Scope

1.1 This practice covers general procedures for flaring polyolefin pipe and tubing for use in flare nut joints and fittings such as AWWA and other standard flare fittings. Pipe producers, fitting and tool manufacturers' instructions and recommendations should be consulted in all applications.

1.2 The techniques covered are applicable only to the flaring of polyolefin pipe and tubing products that are specifically recommended for such flaring by the pipe or tubing manufacturer.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values shown in parentheses are for information only.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address the safety problems associated with its use. It is the responsibility of whoever uses this standard to consult and establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.