ASTM WK31568

    Revision of D3487 - 09 Standard Specification for Mineral Insulating Oil Used in Electrical Apparatus

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    Active Standard: D3487 - 16

    Developed by Subcommittee: D27.01 | Committee D27 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    It was voted in the November 2010 D27 committee meeting to add D 4052, D 5949 and D 5950 as alternative test method. D 4052 Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter will offer an automated method for this testing. D 5949 Test Method for Pour Point of Petroleum Products (Automated Pressure Pulsing Method) and D 5950 Test Method for Pour Point of Petroleum Products (Automated Tilt Method) offer automated methods for pour point testing.


    Circuit breakers; Distribution electrical systems; Electrical insulating oils--specifications; Mineral insulating oil--specifications; Power electrical systems; Regulators/reactors (electrical); Switchgear; Transformers--specifications;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Jimmy Rasco


    D27 (16-01)

    Ballot Item Approved as D3487-2016 and Pending Publication