ASTM F696 - 06(2011)

    Standard Specification for Leather Protectors for Rubber Insulating Gloves and Mittens

    Active Standard ASTM F696 | Developed by Subcommittee: F18.15

    Book of Standards Volume: 10.03

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    This specification covers leather protectors for rubber insulating gloves and mittens. Leather protectors shall provide mechanical protection only for the rubber insulating gloves and mittens. Leather material shall be grain cowhide, buffled gain cowhide, grain deerskin, grain pigskin, grain horsehide, or grain goatskin. Leather protectors shall be manufactured in clute, gunn, montpelier, or one-finger mitten patterns. Stiching, dimensions, workmanship, and markings shall conform to the requirements of this specification.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers leather protector gloves and leather protector mittens to be worn over electrical workers' rubber insulating gloves and rubber insulating mittens.

    1.2 It is intended that the gloves specified herein shall fit snugly and without undue wrinkles over rubber insulating gloves and rubber insulating mittens specified in Specification D120.

    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

    D120 Specification for Rubber Insulating Gloves

    D6193 Practice for Stitches and Seams

    F496 Specification for In-Service Care of Insulating Gloves and Sleeves

    Federal Specifications

    DLAMIL-DTL-32092 Leather, Cattlehide, Deerskin and Horsehide, Chrome Tanned

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 13.260 (Protection against electric shock. Live working)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 46181537(Insulated gloves); 46181542(Protective mittens)

    DOI: 10.1520/F0696-06R11

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