PRODUCT STANDARDS PROJECT TEAMS

 

Project teams are sub-groups of the Product Standards Committee (PSC) focused on a specific scope that may range over a single or multiple product standards.

Project teams are for ASSE product standards that are less than four years old. At or before the five-year anniversary of the standard's revision, the results of the project teams are compiled and balloted with the PSC for a new revision of the standard in accordance with the Standards Development Procedures. Project team chairpersons give updates on project status to the PSC at the ASSE mid-year and annual meetings.

Active Project Teams

Standard(s) Team ID Members Project Team Scope / Description

1071,

1085

ASSE-19-01 Ballanco
Burger
George
Guard
Haldiman
Himmelblau
Mata
Explore whether the minimum flow rate requirements of ASSE 1071 and ASSE 1085 need to be adjusted as they relate to ISEA Z358.1.

1037

ASSE-19-02 Gleiberman (Chair)
Fernandez
Fish
Gibeault
Jahrling
Malatesta
Mata
Paré
Rademacher
Rawalpindiwala
New project to investigate the testing inconsistencies between CSA B125.37 and ASME A112.19.2 / CSA B45.1. Specifically, the mixed media test was removed in the 2018 rev of B45.1, however B125.37 in Table 1 references it.

1011

ASSE-19-03 Jahrling Update section 1.2.3 to refer to a static pressure of 125psi, rather than working/dynamic. Flow rate is based on a device’s flow capacity.
1070 FT-18-04

Himmelblau (chair)
Chapin
Dickey
Fish
George
Goodson
Graves
Guard
Haldiman
Jahrling
Liang
Mohammed
Pare Rawalpindiwala Saeed

New project to clarify that fittings that are factory set with a maximum temp less than 110°F or 105°F are permitted. Codes and other regulations have a max temp of 110°F or less. There is a demand in the market for Temp Limiting Devices with a lower maximum temperature.

Completed Projects
Ready for future Product Standards Committee ballot

Standard(s) Team ID Members Project Team Scope / Description
1037 FT-19-02 Malatesta (Chair)
Chapin
Fish
Gibeault
Gleiberman
Haldiman
Ho
Jahrling
Mata
Pare
Sigler
 
1061 ASSE-18-01 Chapin (chair)
Fish
Haldiman
Ismert
Mohammed
Formalize language in ASSE 1061 to eliminate “by hand.” Add language to include additional pipe and tube designs, materials, and sizes, specifically: PP-R made in copper tube size (polypropylene); and CPVC-AL-CPVC.
1002 FT-17-09 Ho (chair)
Fernandez
Gibeault
Jahrling
Liang
Marbry
Neff
Sparling
Make the requirement in Clause 3.3 of ASSE 1002-2015/ASME A112.1002-2015/CSA B125.12-15 applicable for fill valves intended for retrofit only. For OEM fill valves, the devices shall meet the overflow requirement in Clause 7.9 of ASME A112.19.2/CSA B45.1
1002 FT-17-04 Ho (chair)
Chapin
Himmelblau
Jahrling
Liang
Marbry
Martinez
Sigler
Revise Figure 3 in ASME A112.1002/ASSE 1002/CSA B125.12 to provide proper set up for critical level verification. To allow for new product designs, the test setup needed to be revised.
1037 FT-17-08 Jahrling (chair)
Burger
Dickey
Fernandez
Fish
Gleiberman
Ho
Malatesta
Wright
Modify Clause 4.1.4 to allow for a second sample to be tested where the product needs to be altered in order to perform the backflow test.
1070 FT-17-02 Liang (chair)
Ballanco
Bertrand
Burger
Campos
Fish
George
Goodson
Himmelblau
Jahrling
Orton
Rawalpindiwala
Remedios
Sigler
Turnau
Include requirements for press-connect fittings in ASSE 1070-2015/ASME A112.1070-2015/CSA B125.70-15. Considering the special design and structure of press-connect fitting, the testing in ASSE 1070-2015/ASME A112.1070-2015/CSA B125.70-15 does not fully address the dimension, material and long-term reliability of press-connection. So it’s necessary to reference the ASME B16.51-13 for press-connect fitting.

Start or Participate in Project Teams

Project teams may be proposed to the PSC at any time. Fill out the project team proposal form and send it to the staff engineering group at staffengineer@asse-plumbing.org so that it can be forwarded to the PSC for review and ballot. Proposals for standards older than 4 years may be given consideration to the next full working group for the standard at the discretion of the PSC. For current active working groups, click here.

Participation on project teams is open to any interested party. If you are interested in applying for a project team, please contact the staff engineering group at staffengineer@asse-plumbing.org.

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