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    ASTM D3283 - 98(2020)

    Standard Specification for Air as an Electrical Insulating Material

    Active Standard ASTM D3283 | Developed by Subcommittee: D27.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 10.03

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    This specification applies to Type I gaseous air, both atmospheric and that synthesized by blending oxygen and nitrogen in proper proportions, used as an electrical insulating material in electrical equipment. Appropriately sampled specimens shall undergo tests and should adhere accordingly to chemical requirements as to dew point, and specified compositions for oxygen, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen.

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification applies to air used as an electrical insulating material in electrical equipment.

    1.2 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

    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

    D2029 Test Methods for Water Vapor Content of Electrical Insulating Gases by Measurement of Dew Point

    E105 Practice for Probability Sampling of Materials

    E260 Practice for Packed Column Gas Chromatography

    Other Documents

    Specification G-7.1 Commodity Specification for Air Available from the Compressed Gas Assn., Inc., 500 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10036.

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.035.99 (Other insulating materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12142000(Noble gases)

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    DOI: 10.1520/D3283-98R20

    Citation Format

    ASTM D3283-98(2020), Standard Specification for Air as an Electrical Insulating Material, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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