ASTM F1837M - 97(2018) - Standard Specification for Heat-Shrink Cable Entry Seals (Metric)

ASTM F1837M - 97(2018)

Standard Specification for Heat-Shrink Cable Entry Seals (Metric)

Status : Current   Published : October 2018



1.1 This specification covers the general requirements for heat-shrink cable entry seals. Cable entry seals are intended for making electrical cable penetrations into connection boxes, bulkheads, or other enclosures. These devices are suitable for both thin wall enclosures up to 5 mm ( 3/ 16 in.) thick and thick-wall enclosures of 5 mm to 19 mm ( 3/ 16 in. to 3/ 4 in.) thick.

1.2 Cable entry seals shall have factory-applied adhesive that provides the seal to wire and cable jackets.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to inch-pound units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.4  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.

1.5  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 F1837M - 97(2018)
TitleStandard Specification for Heat-Shrink Cable Entry Seals (Metric)
Publication Date01 October 2018
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 Cable-entry seal, cable penetrator, cable termination, cross-linked polyolefin heat-shrinkable tubing, electrical insulation, heat-shrinkable tubing
File Size157 KB

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