This specification covers asbestos textile materials used for electrical insulating purposes having a specified minimum mass % of asbestos fiber, excluding the mass of other inorganic reinforcing material that may be present. Asbestos textiles are classified into three types (Types II, IV, and VI) according to magnetic rating, and into grades (Underwriters, A, AA, AAA, and AAAA) according to the percentage of asbestos content by mass. Textile materials shall meet chemical composition (asbestos content) and magnetic rating specific to their grade and type.
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 1Specifications 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.
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