ASTM G165 - 99(2017) - Standard Practice for Determining Rail-to-Earth Resistance

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ASTM G165 - 99(2017)

Standard Practice for Determining Rail-to-Earth Resistance

Status : Current   Published : May 2017

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1.1 This practice covers the procedures necessary to follow for measuring resistance-to-earth of the running rails which are used as the conductors for returning the train operating current to the substation in electric mass transit systems.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.3  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.

1.4  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.




Standard NumberASTM G165 - 99(2017)
TitleStandard Practice for Determining Rail-to-Earth Resistance
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 May 2017
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 Direct fixation, Mass transit systems, Running rails, Track ballast, Track-to-earth resistance, Traction power substations, Wooden tie
ICS45.120
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages5
File Size187 KB
Price£40.00


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