ASTM International - ASTM F3258-21
Standard Specification for Protectors for Rubber Insulating Gloves Meeting Specific Performance Requirements
|Publication Date:||1 May 2021|
1.1 This specification establishes specifications and test requirements for protectors to be worn over electrical workers' rubber insulating gloves.
1.2 It is intended that the protectors specified herein fit snugly over rubber insulating gloves specified in Specification D120 without causing mechanical damage to the rubber insulating glove. Cinching at the wrist is allowed.
1.3 This specification covers the use of a material or combination of materials which do not compromise the integrity of the rubber insulating glove.
1.4 Specification F696 was used to establish minimums for this specification.
1.5 Protectors meeting this specification do not provide any electrical shock protection if used on their own.
1.6 This specification specifies the response of protectors to electric arc, puncture and cut under controlled conditions.
1.6.1 Field conditions will not directly correlate to testing methods.
1.7 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard except as noted. See IEEE/ASTM SI-10.
1.8 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Sections 6 and 7, of this specification. 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.
1.9 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.