Standard Historical Last Updated: Jan 10, 2018
ASTM F479-06(2011)

Standard Specification for In-Service Care of Insulating Blankets

Significance and Use

Compliance with this specification should continue to provide personnel with insulating blankets of known and acceptable quality after initial acceptance in accordance with Specification D1048. The standards herein are to be considered as minimum requirements.


1.1 This specification covers the in-service care, inspection, testing, and use voltage of insulating blankets for protection of workers from accidental contact with live electrical conductors, apparatus, or circuits. The product requirements and acceptance testing are as shown in Specification D1048.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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. See Section 6 and 8.2 for specific precautionary statements.

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Book of Standards Volume: 10.03
Developed by Subcommittee: F18.25
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/F0479-06R11
ICS Code: 13.260