ASTM International - ASTM D6343-99(2004)

Test Methods for Thin Thermally Conductive Solid Materials for Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Applications

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 10 March 1999
Status: historical
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Other insulating materials): 29.035.99
significance And Use:

These test methods are useful to determine compliance of thermally conductive sheet electrical insulation with specification requirements established jointly by a producer and a user.

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scope:

1.1 This standard is a compilation of test methods for evaluating properties of thermally conductive electrical insulation sheet materials to be used for dielectric applications.

1.2 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 Section 1.6.

1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.6 Warning-Lethal voltages are a potential hazard during the performance of this test. It is essential that the test apparatus, and all associated equipment electrically connected to it, be properly designed and installed for safe operation. Solidly ground all electrically conductive parts which it is possible for a person to contact during the test. Provide means for use at the completion of any test to ground any parts which were at high voltage during the test or have the potential for acquiring an induced charge during the test or retaining a charge even after disconnection of the voltage source. Thoroughly instruct all operators as to the correct procedures for performing tests safely. When making high voltage tests, particularly in compressed gas or in oil, it is possible for the energy released at breakdown to be sufficient to result in fire, explosion, or rupture of the test chamber. Design test equipment, test chambers, and test specimens so as to minimize the possibility of such occurrences and to eliminate the possibility of personal injury. If the potential for fire exists, have fire suppression equipment available.

Note 1- There is no IEC publication or ISO standard equivalent to this standard.

Document History

November 1, 2018
Standard Test Methods for Thin Thermally Conductive Solid Materials for Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Applications
1.1 This standard is a compilation of test methods for evaluating properties of thermally conductive electrical insulation sheet materials to be used for dielectric applications. 1.2 Such materials...
November 1, 2014
Standard Test Methods for Thin Thermally Conductive Solid Materials for Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Applications
1.1 This standard is a compilation of test methods for evaluating properties of thermally conductive electrical insulation sheet materials to be used for dielectric applications. 1.2 Such materials...
November 1, 2010
Test Methods for Thin Thermally Conductive Solid Materials for Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Applications
1.1 This standard is a compilation of test methods for evaluating properties of thermally conductive electrical insulation sheet materials to be used for dielectric applications. 1.2 Such materials...
March 10, 1999
Test Methods for Thin Thermally Conductive Solid Materials for Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Applications
1.1 This standard is a compilation of test methods for evaluating properties of thermally conductive electrical insulation sheet materials to be used for dielectric applications. 1.2 This standard...
ASTM D6343-99(2004)
March 10, 1999
Test Methods for Thin Thermally Conductive Solid Materials for Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Applications
1.1 This standard is a compilation of test methods for evaluating properties of thermally conductive electrical insulation sheet materials to be used for dielectric applications. 1.2 This standard...
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