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ASTM International - ASTM D6871-03(2008)

Standard Specification for Natural (Vegetable Oil) Ester Fluids Used in Electrical Apparatus (Withdrawn 2017)

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 October 2008
Status: inactive
Page Count: 4
ICS Code (Insulating oils): 29.040.10
scope:

1.1 This specification covers a high fire point natural vegetable oil ester insulating fluid for use as a dielectric and cooling medium in new and existing power and distribution electrical apparatus such as transformers and attendant equipment.

1.2 Natural vegetable oil ester insulating fluid differs from conventional mineral oil and other high fire point (or "less-flammable") fluids in that it is an agricultural product derived from vegetable oils rather than refined from petroleum base stocks or synthesized from organic precursors.

1.3 This specification is intended to define a natural vegetable oil ester electrical insulating fluid that is compatible with typical materials of construction of existing apparatus and will satisfactorily maintain its functional characteristic in this application. The material described in this specification may not be miscible with some synthetic electrical insulating liquids. The user should contact the manufacturer of the natural ester insulating fluid for guidance in this respect.

1.4 This specification applies only to new insulating fluid as received prior to any processing. The user should contact the manufacturer of the equipment or fluid if questions of recommended characteristics or maintenance procedures arise.

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 requirements prior to use.

abstract:

This specification covers a high fire point natural vegetable oil ester insulating fluid for use as a dielectric and cooling medium in new and existing power and distribution electrical apparatus... View More

Document History

November 1, 2017
Standard Specification for Natural (Vegetable Oil) Ester Fluids Used in Electrical Apparatus
1.1 This specification covers a high fire point natural vegetable oil ester insulating fluid for use as a dielectric and cooling medium in new and existing power and distribution electrical apparatus...
ASTM D6871-03(2008)
October 1, 2008
Standard Specification for Natural (Vegetable Oil) Ester Fluids Used in Electrical Apparatus (Withdrawn 2017)
1.1 This specification covers a high fire point natural vegetable oil ester insulating fluid for use as a dielectric and cooling medium in new and existing power and distribution electrical apparatus...
July 10, 2003
Standard Specification for Natural (Vegetable Oil) Ester Fluids Used in Electrical Apparatus
1.1 This specification covers a high fire point natural vegetable oil ester insulating fluid for use as a dielectric and cooling medium in new and existing power and distribution electrical apparatus...
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