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CSA B137.4.1

Revision 89M, July 1, 1989

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Electrofusion-Type Polyethylene Fittings for Gas Services

Includes all amendments and changes through Reaffirmation Notice , 1994

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Superseded By: CSA B137 SERIES

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Product Details:

  • Revision: Revision 89M, July 1, 1989
  • Published Date: January 1994
  • Status: Superseded By:
  • Superseded By: CSA B137 SERIES
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: CSA Group (CSA)
  • Page Count: 21
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This Standard covers performance testing of socket- and saddle-type polyethylene electrofusion fittings that are used to join polyethylene pipe where the heat source is an integral part of the fitting.

Note:Fittings covered by this Standard are connected to an electrical power source during the fusion process. Power sources, cables, and electrical connections are covered by the Canadian Electrical Code, Parts I and 11, as appropriate.

Electrofusion fittings are intended for use with polyethylene pipe that conforms to CSA Standard CAN3-B137.4.

This Standard includes definitions and reference publications, general requirements for materials, performance requirements, requirements for manufactured fittings, specimen preparation requirements, test methods, marking requirements, and workmanship requirements.

Note:"Pipe"referstopipehavingIPSoutsidediameters. "Tubing" refers to pipe having copper tube size outside diameters. Itfhere there are test requirements for pipe, they shall apply to both pipe and tubing