ASTM F1248 1996 Edition, March 10, 1996
Standard Test Method for Determination of Environmental Stress Crack Resistance (ESCR) of Polyethylene Pipe
Includes all amendments and changes through Editorial Change 1, 2000
Additional Comments: W/D NO S/S
Published By:ASTM International (ASTM)
This test method covers the determination of a polyethylene pipe specimen's resistance to stress cracking when subjected to compression deformation in the presence of a surface active agent at elevated temperature.
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses mathematical conversions to SI units, which are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
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.