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60502-1 IEC:2004 89

Table 20 Test requirements for particular characteristics of


thermoplastic PE sheathing compounds

Designation of compounds
Unit ST 3 ST 7
(see 4.3)

Density a
(IEC 60811-1-3, Clause 8)
Carbon black content
(for black oversheaths only)
(IEC 60811-4-1, Clause 11)
Nominal value % 2,5 2,5
Tolerance % 0,5 0,5
Shrinkage test
(IEC 60811-1-3, Clause 11)
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Treatment:
temperature (tolerance 2 C) C 80 80
heating, duration h 5 5
heating, cycles 5 5
Maximum shrinkage % 3 3
Pressure test at high temperature
(IEC 60811-3-1, Subclause 8.2)
temperature (tolerance 2 C) C 110
a
The measurement of density is only required for the purpose of other tests.