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ASTM D2100-95(2004)

Standard Specification for Asbestos Textiles Used for Electrical Insulating Purposes


1.1 This specification covers asbestos textile materials used for electrical insulating purposes having a minimum of 80% asbestos fiber, by mass, excluding the mass of other inorganic reinforcing material that may be present.

Note 1—'Specifications for other asbestos textile products are covered in Specifications D 299, D 315, D 375, D 1061, and D 1571.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods, Section , described in 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 04.05
Developed by Subcommittee: C17.03
Pages: 2
ICS Code: 29.035.30