ASTM D5642 - 16 - Standard Test Method for Sealed Tube Chemical Compatibility Test

ASTM D5642 - 16

Standard Test Method for Sealed Tube Chemical Compatibility Test

Status : Current   Published : November 2016



1.1 This test method covers procedures for evaluating the interaction of electrical insulation components used, or intended to be used, in electrical insulation systems.

1.2 This test method is useful for determining compatibility but additional testing will potentially be required for some applications.

1.3 This test method also provides useful information about the behavior of selected insulating materials when compared to a reference value as opposed to a reference system.

1.4 This test method does not cover systems which operate in liquids or gases other than air.

1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. See also 8.2.4, 8.3.1 and

Standard NumberASTM D5642 - 16
TitleStandard Test Method for Sealed Tube Chemical Compatibility Test
Publication Date01 November 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Chemical compatibility, Electrical insulation system, Sealed tube
File Size69 KB

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