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* German Language Version *

Electrical insulating materials – Determination of the effects of ionizing radiation

Part 5: Procedures for assessment of ageing in service

(IEC 112/523/CDV:2021); German and English version prEN IEC 60544-5:2021
Class/Status: Draft, valid
Released: 2021-08   Published: 2021-07-02
VDE Art. No.: 1300125
End of objection deadline: 2021-09-02

This guide covers ageing assessment methods which can be applied to components based on polymeric materials (e.g. cable insulation and jackets, elastomeric seals, polymeric coatings, gaiters) which are used in environments where they are exposed to radiation.
This document is aimed at providing methods for the assessment of ageing in service. The approaches discussed in the following clauses cover ageing assessment programmes based on condition monitoring (CM), the use of sample deposits in severe environments and sampling of real-time aged components.