Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D1050-05

Standard Specification for Rubber Insulating Line Hose


1.1 This specification covers acceptance testing of rubber insulating line hose for use as a portable protective device for protection of workers from accidental contact with live electrical conductors.

1.2 Two types of line hose are provided and are designated as Type I, non-resistant to ozone, and Type II and Type III, resistant to ozone.

1.3 Five classes of line hose, differing in electrical characteristics, are provided and are designated as Class 0, Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, and Class 4.

1.4 Four styles of line hose, differing in design characteristics, are provided and are designated as Style A, Style B, Style C, and Style D.

The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Sections 16, 17, 18, 19, of this specification: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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautionary statements, see 18.1.1.

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Book of Standards Volume: 10.03
Developed by Subcommittee: F18.25
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.1520/D1050-05
ICS Code: 23.040.70