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ASTM A972/A972M-00(2021)

Standard Specification for Fusion Bonded Epoxy-Coated Pipe Piles

1.1This specification covers pipe piles with protective fusion-bonded epoxy powder coating applied by the electrostatic spray, flocking, or fluidized bed process.

Note 1:The coating applicator is identified throughout this specification as the manufacturer.

1.2Other organic coatings may be used provided they meet the requirements of this specification.

1.3Requirements for the powder coating are contained in Annex A1.

1.4This specification is applicable for orders in either SI units (as Specification A972M) or inch-pound units [as Specification A972]. The values stated in either SI or inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. Within the text, the inch-pound units are shown in brackets.

1.5The following precautionary statement refers to the test method portion only, Section 8, of this 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.6This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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