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DIN EN 60811-402 VDE 0473-811-402:2012-12

* German Language Version *

Electric and optical fibre cables – Test methods for non-metallic materials

Part 402: Miscellaneous tests – Water absorption tests

(IEC 60811-402:2012); German version EN 60811-402:2012
Class/Status: Standard, valid
Released: 2012-12
VDE Art. No.: 0473034


IEC 60811 (series) specifies the test methods to be used for testing non-metallic materials of all types of cables. These test methods are intended to be referenced in standards for cable construction and for cable materials. This part 402 describes water absorption tests which typically apply to crosslinked and thermoplastic compounds used for insulating and sheathing materials.