ASTM WK43286

    Work Item: ASTM WK43286 - Revision of D2656 - 06 Standard Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene Insulation for Wire and Cable Rated 2001 to 35 000 V

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    Active Standard: D2656 - 13

    Developed by Subcommittee: D09.18 | Committee D09 | Contact Staff Manager

    1. Rationale

    he term aging (act of) is not used in the standard Moreover, when an aged property is required in the standard (Table 1) the conditions are included and are consistent in one out of two cases with the requirements in the definition Moreover, the definition of aging in this standard is not generic, as is the definition in other standards. Please direct any questions or comments to: Marcelo M. Hirschler GBH International Tel: (415) 388 8278/FAX (415) 388 5546 e-mail:


    ac voltage; crosslinked polyethylene; dc voltage; heat distortion; hot creep; hot set; insulation resistance; water absorption; weather resistant;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Marcelo Hirschler


    D09 (13-04)

    Ballot Item Approved as D2656-2013 and Pending Publication