Active Standard ASTM D4514 | Developed by Subcommittee: D09.07
Book of Standards Volume: 10.02
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This specification covers friction tapes that are commonly used for protecting, and binding in place, insulation applied to joints of electrical wires and cables, and for other mechanical purposes. The tape shall consist of a woven fabric sheeting impregnated with a frictioning compound (an adhesive insulating compound), cut into rolls of narrow width and wound on a core. Friction tapes shall meet the prescribed requirements such as adhesion, aged adhesion, breaking strength, breakdown voltage, parallelism, and tackiness. The specified dimensional requirements includes nominal width, thickness, and length. The aging and storage requirements as well as the test methods to determine conformance to the prescribed requirements are given.
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1.1 This specification covers friction tapes that are commonly used for protecting, and binding in place, insulation applied to joints of electrical wires and cables, and for other mechanical purposes.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D69 Test Methods for Friction Tapes
D1711 Terminology Relating to Electrical Insulation
D3636 Practice for Sampling and Judging Quality of Solid Electrical Insulating Materials
D5118/D5118M Practice for Fabrication of Fiberboard Shipping Boxes
Federal SpecificationsPPP-B-566 Boxes, Folding, Paperboard
Federal StandardsFed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipment (Civil Agencies) Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, Bldg. 4 Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, Attn: NPODS.
Military StandardsMIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage
ICS Number Code 29.035.20 (Plastic and rubber insulating materials)