ASTM F2321 - 14

    Standard Specification for Flexible and Rigid Insulated Temporary By-Pass Jumpers

    Active Standard ASTM F2321 | Developed by Subcommittee: F18.45

    Book of Standards Volume: 10.03


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    1. Scope

    1.1 These specifications cover the manufacture and testing of flexible insulated temporary By-Pass jumpers (By-Pass jumpers) used on energized power lines and equipment.

    1.2 It is common practice for the user of this protective equipment to prepare complete instructions and safety regulations to govern in detail the correct and safe use of such equipment. Also see 4.2.

    1.3 The use and maintenance of this equipment are beyond the scope of these specifications.

    1.4 These specifications for a system of By-Pass jumpers is covered in four parts as follows:

    Title

    Sections

    Clamps for By-Pass Jumpers

    5 – 17

    Ferrules for By-Pass Jumpers

    18 – 31

    Cable for By-Pass Jumpers

    32 – 40

    By-Pass Jumpers (complete assembly
     with clamps, ferrules, and cable)

    41 – 55

    1.5 Each of the four parts is an entity of itself, but is listed as a part of the system for completeness and clarification.

    1.6 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. See IEEE/ASTM SI 10.

    1.7 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portions, Sections 13, 26, 48, and 55 of these specifications. 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 requirements 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.

    ASTM Standards

    B33 Specification for Tin-Coated Soft or Annealed Copper Wire for Electrical Purposes

    B172 Specification for Rope-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors Having Bunch-Stranded Members, for Electrical Conductors

    B173 Specification for Rope-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors Having Concentric-Stranded Members, for Electrical Conductors

    D2768 Specification for General-Purpose Ethylene-Propylene Rubber Jacket for Wire and Cable

    D2770 Specification for Ozone-Resisting Ethylene-Propylene Rubber Integral Insulation and Jacket for Wire and Cable

    D2802 Specification for Ozone-Resistant Ethylene-Alkene Polymer Insulation for Wire and Cable

    D2865 Practice for Calibration of Standards and Equipment for Electrical Insulating Materials Testing

    E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    F819 Terminology Relating to Electrical Protective Equipment for Workers

    ANSI Standards

    ANSIC119.4 American National Standard for Electrical Connectors

    ANSIC39.5 Safety Requirements for Electrical and Electronic Measuring and Controlling Instruments

    ANSIC84.1 Voltage Ratings for Electric Power Systems and Equipment (60 Hz)

    NEMA Standard

    WC8 Ethylene-Propylene-Rubber Insulated Wire and Cable for the Transmission and Distribution of Electrical Energy (formerly ICEA S-68-516)


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 56101808(Swings or jumpers or accessories)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/F2321-14

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    Citation Format

    ASTM F2321-14, Standard Specification for Flexible and Rigid Insulated Temporary By-Pass Jumpers, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2014, www.astm.org

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