ASTM WK70745

    New Test Method for Determining Arc Ignition Withstand and Protective Performance of Rubber Insulating Sleeves

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    WK70745

    1. Scope

    It is the intent of this standard to be used to test rubber insulating sleeves


    Keywords

    arc flash, personal protective equipment; rubber insulating sleeves; convective energy; electric arc; ignition; incident energy; radiant energy.

    Rationale

    Currently no standard exists that provides a test method to evaluate rubber insulating sleeves and that will provide an arc rating for rubber insulating sleeves.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    11-20-2019

    Technical Contact:
    Hugh Hoagland

    Item:
    001

    Ballot:
    F18.15 (19-01)

    Status:
    In Balloting