1.1 These test methods cover procedures for testing polytetrafluoroethylene tubing for use as electrical insulation. The procedures appear in the following sections:ASTM Procedure Sections Methods Apparent Melting Point 41 to 45 D 1457 Conditioning 7 ... Dielectric Breakdown Voltage 28 to 30 D 149, D 876 Inside Diameter 8 to 13 D 876 Mandrel Bend Test 46 to 52 D 149, D 876 Penetration Test 26 and 27 D 876 Specific Gravity 36 to 40 D 792, D 1505 Strain Relief 31 to 35 ... Volatile Loss 20 to 25 ... Wall Thickness 14 to 19 ...
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