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1.1 The purpose of this guide is to present methods and techniques for the visual inspection of electrical protective rubber products. This guide also includes descriptions and photographs of irregularities found in these products.
Note—It is not the purpose of this guide to establish the acceptance level of any irregularity described herein. That shall be established by the standard for each product.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The SI units in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
F496 Specification for In-Service Care of Insulating Gloves and Sleeves
F819 Terminology Relating to Electrical Protective Equipment for Workers
ICS Number Code 29.035.20 (Plastic and rubber insulating materials)