1.1 This specification establishes requirements for compacted, mineral-insulated, metal-sheathed, base-metal thermocouple cable, with at least two thermoelements.
1.2 This specification describes the required material, processing and testing requirements, and also the optional supplementary testing and quality assurance and verification choices.
1.3 The material of construction includes standard base metal thermoelements, austenitic stainless steel or other corrosion resistant sheath material, and either magnesia (MgO) or alumina(Al2O3) insulation.
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units or SI units may be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents, and each system shall be used independently of the other.
1.5 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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