1.1 This specification covers insulating rods and foam-filled tubes made from fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) that are intended for use in live line tools.
1.2 This specification does not include insulating foam-filled tubes and rods from other materials. Specifications for fittings and attachments to foam-filled tubes and rods for complete tools are not covered in this specification.
1.3 This specification establishes the technical characteristics that the tubes and rods must satisfy.
1.4 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 12, of this specification. 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.
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