This specification covers vulcanized fibres in sheet, round rod, and round tube forms of bone, commercial, and electrical insulation grades. Fibres shall be tested appropriatedly and consequently conform to specified color, chemical composition, flexural strength, impact strength, tearing strength, compressive strength, water absorption, dielectric strength, bursting strength, density, Rockwell hardness, and dimensional and size requirements.
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1.1 This specification covers vulcanized fibre (Note 1) sheets, round rods, and round tubes of such grades suitable for use as electrical insulation.
Note 1—The variant spelling “fibre” has been approved by Committee D09 for use in this standard.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D495 Test Method for High-Voltage, Low-Current, Dry Arc Resistance of Solid Electrical Insulation
D619 Test Methods for Vulcanized Fibre Used for Electrical Insulation
D696 Test Method for Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion of Plastics Between -30C and 30C with a Vitreous Silica Dilatometer
D952 Test Method for Bond or Cohesive Strength of Sheet Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials
D3636 Practice for Sampling and Judging Quality of Solid Electrical Insulating Materials
IEEEPublicationNo.1, General Principles for Temperature Limits in the Rating of Electrical Equipment.
electrical insulation; fish paper; rigid rods; rigid sheets; rigid tubes; vulcanized fibre; Electrical insulating materials--specifications; Electrical insulating solids--specifications; Electrical insulating vulcanized fiber--specifications; Fish paper; Rigid rods/tubes; Rods (electrical insulating); Sheet materials (general)--electrical insulating; Tubes (electrical insulating);
ICS Number Code 29.035.20 (Plastic and rubber insulating materials)
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