Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D1677-02

Standard Methods for Sampling and Testing Untreated Mica Paper Used for Electrical Insulation


1.1 These methods cover procedures for sampling and testing untreated mica paper to be used as an electrical insulator or as a constituent of a composite material used for electrical insulating purposes.

1.2 The procedures appear in the following order:

Apparent Density12 ...
Aqueous Extract Conductivity32 and 33D 202
Conditioning4 D 685
Dielectric Strength16-19D 149
Impregnation Time20-24D 202
Moisture Content26-28D 644
Roll Quality25 ...
Sampling3 ...
Tensile Strength13-15D 828
Thickness6-10D 374
Weight11D 646
Weight Variability29-31...

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of whoever uses this standard to consult and establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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Book of Standards Volume: 10.01
Developed by Subcommittee: D09.19
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/D1677-02
ICS Code: 29.035.50