ASTM D5637 - 05(2017)

    Standard Test Method for Moisture Resistance of Electrical Insulating Varnishes

    Active Standard ASTM D5637 | Developed by Subcommittee: D09.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 10.02


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    Significance and Use

    5.1 This test method is useful for the evaluation of insulating varnish performance in high humidity exposure.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the mechanical performance of electrical insulating varnishes subjected to high humidity conditions.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard.

    1.3 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. See 7.1.

    Note 1: There is not ISO or IEC equivalent.

    1.4 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.

    IEEE Standard

    IEEE 117 Standard Test Procedure for Evaluation of Systems of Insulating Materials for Randon-Wound AC Electric Machinery Available from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., 3 Park Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10017.

    ASTM Standards

    D2519 Test Method for Bond Strength of Electrical Insulating Varnishes by the Helical Coil Test


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.035.60 (Varnished fabrics)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211707(Varnishes)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D5637-05R17

    Citation Format

    ASTM D5637-05(2017), Standard Test Method for Moisture Resistance of Electrical Insulating Varnishes, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2017, www.astm.org

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