ASTM F1236 - 18

    Standard Guide for Visual Inspection of Electrical Protective Rubber Products

    Active Standard ASTM F1236 | Developed by Subcommittee: F18.60

    Book of Standards Volume: 10.03


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This guide provides inspection methods and techniques that may be used to examine electrical protective rubber products for irregularities. The methods have applications in manufacturing facilities, testing laboratories, and in the field where the products are used.

    4.2 This guide also contains photographs that illustrate the descriptions of terms listed in Section 3 and in Definitions F819.

    1. Scope

    1.1 The purpose of this guide is to present methods and techniques for the visual inspection of electrical protective rubber products. This guide also includes descriptions and photographs of irregularities found in these products.

    Note 1: It is not the purpose of this guide to establish the acceptance level of any irregularity described herein. That shall be established by the standard for each product.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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.

    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.

    ASTM Standards

    F478 Specification for In-Service Care of Insulating Line Hose and Covers

    F479 Specification for In-Service Care of Insulating Blankets

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

    F819 Terminology Relating to Electrical Protective Equipment for Workers


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.035.20 (Plastic and rubber insulating materials)

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    DOI: 10.1520/F1236-18

    Citation Format

    ASTM F1236-18, Standard Guide for Visual Inspection of Electrical Protective Rubber Products, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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