ASTM-F478 › Standard Specification for In-Service Care of Insulating Line Hose and Covers
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This specification covers the in-service care, inspection, testing, and use voltage of insulating line hose and covers for protection from electrical shock. Line hose covered in this specification are designed as Type I or Type II; Class 0, Class 1, Class 2, Class 3 or Class 4; Style A, Style B, Style C or Style D. Covers covered in this standard are designated as Type I or Type II; Class 0, Class 1, Class 2, Class 3 or Class 4; Style A, Style B, Style C, Style D or Style E. Electrodes, ac test, and dc tests shall be performed to conform with the specified requirements.
1.1 This specification covers the in-service care, inspection, testing, and use voltage of insulating line hose and covers for protection of workers from accidental contact with energized electrical wires or equipment.
1.2 The following safety hazards caveat applies only to the test method portion, Section 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. , of this specification: Specific precautionary statements are given in .
1.3 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.
electrical insulating covers; electrical insulating line hose; lineman; lineman protective equipment;; ICS Number Code 29.035.01 (Insulating materials in general)
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April 1, 2019