These test methods cover procedures for testing fully cured silicone rubber-coated glass fabric and tapes to be used for electrical insulation. The test procedures for the following test methods are detailed: (1) breaking strength, (2) breaking strength after creasing, (3) dielectric breakdown voltage, (4) dielectric proof voltage, (5) dissipation factor and relative permittivity, (6) thermal endurance, (7) thickness, (8) thread count, (9) volume resistivity, and (10) weight. The procedures for sampling of fabric rolls, fabric sheets, tapes and strips, and test specimen preparation and conditioning are given. The test apparatus, report requirements, and precision and bias for each test are provided. The drum type gripping device and creasing apparatus for breaking strength test are illustrated. Voltage stress test shall be done for dissipation factor and relative permittivity and volume resistivity tests.
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1.1 These test methods cover procedures for testing fully cured silicone rubber-coated glass fabric and tapes to be used for electrical insulation.
1.2 The procedures appear in the following order:
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
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. See 9.5.1 for a specific warning statement.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D149 Test Method for Dielectric Breakdown Voltage and Dielectric Strength of Solid Electrical Insulating Materials at Commercial Power Frequencies
D150 Test Methods for AC Loss Characteristics and Permittivity (Dielectric Constant) of Solid Electrical Insulation
D202 Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Untreated Paper Used for Electrical Insulation
D257 Test Methods for DC Resistance or Conductance of Insulating Materials
D295 Test Methods for Varnished Cotton Fabrics Used for Electrical Insulation
D374 Test Methods for Thickness of Solid Electrical Insulation
D828 Test Method for Tensile Properties of Paper and Paperboard Using Constant-Rate-of-Elongation Apparatus
D1389 Test Method for Proof-Voltage Testing of Thin Solid Electrical Insulating Materials
D1711 Terminology Relating to Electrical Insulation
D1830 Test Method for Thermal Endurance of Flexible Sheet Materials Used for Electrical Insulation by the Curved Electrode Method
D5032 Practice for Maintaining Constant Relative Humidity by Means of Aqueous Glycerin Solutions
D6054 Practice for Conditioning Electrical Insulating Materials for Testing
E104 Practice for Maintaining Constant Relative Humidity by Means of Aqueous Solutions
ac breakdown voltage; breaking strength; crease resistance; dissipation factor; permittivity; silicone rubber coated glass fabric; temperature index; thermal endurance; thickness; thread count; volume resistivity; weight (yield);
ICS Number Code 29.035.30 (Glass and ceramic insulating materials)
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