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ASTM International - ASTM D8355-21

Standard Test Methods for Flammability of Electrical Insulating Materials Used for Sleeving or Tubing

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 31 March 2021
Status: active
Page Count: 8
significance And Use:

5.1 Test Method A is the required flammability test for: crosslinked chlorinated polyolefin heat-shrinkable tubing for electrical insulation (Specification D2903), crosslinked poly(vinylidene... View More

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1.1 This is a fire-test-response standard.

1.2 This fire test response standard contains various tests applicable to electrical insulation materials used for sleeving or for tubing (including heat-shrinkable tubing).

1.2.1 Test methods C and D are applicable to heat-shrinkable tubing only.

1.3 Use the values stated in SI units in referee decisions; see IEEE/ASTM SI-10. The values given in parentheses after SI units are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.4 This standard is used to measure and describe the response of materials, products, or assemblies to heat and flame under controlled conditions, but does not by itself incorporate all factors required for fire hazard or fire risk assessment of the materials, products, or assemblies under actual fire conditions.

1.5 Fire testing is inherently hazardous. Adequate safeguards for personnel and property shall be employed in conducting these tests.

1.6 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.7 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM D8355-21
March 31, 2021
Standard Test Methods for Flammability of Electrical Insulating Materials Used for Sleeving or Tubing
5.1 Test Method A is the required flammability test for: crosslinked chlorinated polyolefin heat-shrinkable tubing for electrical insulation (Specification D2903), crosslinked poly(vinylidene...
October 1, 2020
Standard Test Methods for Flammability of Electrical Insulating Materials Used for Sleeving or Tubing
5.1 Test Method A is the required flammability test for: crosslinked chlorinated polyolefin heat-shrinkable tubing for electrical insulation (Specification D2903), crosslinked poly(vinylidene...
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