ASTM D5638 - 05(2010)

    Standard Test Method for Chemical Resistance of Electrical Insulating Varnishes

    Active Standard ASTM D5638 | Developed by Subcommittee: D09.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 10.02


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    ASTM D5638

    Significance and Use

    This test method is useful for the evaluation of insulating varnish performance in chemical exposure.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the mechanical performance of insulating varnishes after exposure to various chemicals.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.3 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 7.1.

    Note 1—There is no IEC/ISO equivalent.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D2519 Test Method for Bond Strength of Electrical Insulating Varnishes by the Helical Coil Test


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.035.60 (Varnished fabrics)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211707(Varnishes)


    DOI: 10.1520/D5638-05R10

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