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

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    Active Standard: F1506 - 10a

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



    WK44687

    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.


    Keywords

    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:
    01-14-2014

    Technical Contact:
    Randall Wade

    Status:
    Draft Under Development