ASTM International - ASTM D1710-02
Standard Specification for Extruded and Compression Molded Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Rod and Heavy-Walled Tubing
|Publication Date:||10 March 2002|
|ICS Code (Other rubber and plastics products):||83.140.99|
1.1 This specification covers polytetrafluoroethyl
1.2 The specification covers rod 200-mm (8-in.) nominal diameter or under and heavy-walled tubing 100-mm outside diameter and with a wall thickness of 1.6 mm (1/16 in.) or greater. These materials must be made wholly from PTFE and produced in accordance with good commercial practice.
Note 1-Although this specification and ISO/DIS 13000-1 (1997) and ISO/DIS 13000-2 (1997) differ in approach or detail, data obtained using either are technically equivalent.
1.3 The values stated in SI units, as detailed in IEEE/ASTM SI 10 are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units given in parentheses are provided for information only.
1.4 The following precautionary caveat pertains to the test methods portion, Section 12, only 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.