ASTM WK44687

    Revision of F1506 - 10a Standard Performance Specification for Flame Resistant and Arc Rated Textile Materials for Wearing Apparel for Use by Electrical Workers Exposed to Momentary Electric Arc and Related Thermal Hazards

    (What is a Work Item?)

    Active Standard: F1506 - 15

    Developed by Subcommittee: F18.65 | Committee F18 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    This work item will be a comprehensive re-write agreed by the task group at the previous meeting. Some of the changes will include: - clarifications to the sections on garment construction and garment performance - better definintions to zippers, closures, heraldry, durability of labeling, and non-FR additions - changes to Table 1 relating to measured values for all fabric shrinkage.


    Thermal hazards; Wearing apparel; Electrical protective equipment--specifications; Flame-resistant (FR) clothing/materials--specifications; Electrical arcs; Electrical insulating materials--specifications;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Randall Wade


    COS (15-10)

    Ballot Item Approved as F1506-2015 and Pending Publication