This specification applies to Type I gaseous air, both atmospheric and that synthesized by blending oxygen and nitrogen in proper proportions, used as an electrical insulating material in electrical equipment. Appropriately sampled specimens shall undergo tests and should adhere accordingly to chemical requirements as to dew point, and specified compositions for oxygen, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen.
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1.1 This specification applies to air used as an electrical insulating material in electrical equipment.
1.2 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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D2029 Test Methods for Water Vapor Content of Electrical Insulating Gases by Measurement of Dew Point
E105 Practice for Probability Sampling of Materials
E260 Practice for Packed Column Gas Chromatography
SpecificationG-7.1 Commodity Specification for Air Available from the Compressed Gas Assn., Inc., 500 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10036.
dielectric; dielectric air; dielectric gas; electrical insulating gas; gaseous air; insulating air;
ICS Number Code 29.035.99 (Other insulating materials)
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