Laboratory Testing Program
Power Engineering Services, Inc. houses a 4500 sqft. facility for testing high voltage rubber protective goods to the latest ASTM/ANSI Standards and have
proudly served the Texas electrical industry for over 20 years.
PRODUCTS (ASTM/ANSI STANDARDS)
Gloves (D120; F496)
Sleeves (D1051; F496)
Blankets (D1048; F479)
Line Hose (D1050; F478)
Rubber Insulation Covers (D1049; F478)
Rubber Insulating Matting (D178)
Hot Stick and Hot Line Tools (D711)
Insulating Plastic Guards (D712)
Insulating Aerial Devices (ANSI-A92.2)
A. Visual Inspection and Air Testing - Rubber goods are carefully inspected inside and out for age cracking, imperfections in the rubber, minor tears,
chemical attack and corona cutting.
B. Solvent Cleaning - Solvent is environmentally acceptable, MSDS statement provided.
C. Detergent Washing - Mild detergent is used, MSDS statement provided.
D. Dielectric Testing - Procedure is done in accordance with ASTM Standards. Rubber goods are rejected if they fail the electrical breakdown testing.
E. Drying - Drying is done with circulating warm air.
F. Stamping - Rubber goods are stamped in ink and the boxes are labeled in accordance with ASTM.
G. Packing - Rubber goods will be packed in cartons. Rejected gloves shall be so marked and returned.
H. Documentation - Written certification of results will be furnished for all tested materials.
High-Voltage Testing Services:
• Rubber Gloves
• Rubber Sleeves
• Rubber Blankets
• Rubber Line Hoses
• Rubber Hoods
• Grounding Cables
• Telescoping Tool (Extendo or Measuring Stick)
• Tools with External Operating Rod (Shotgun Stick)
• Single Rod Tool (Switch Stick)
• Multi-Rod Tool (Grounding Cluster)
• Hot Stick Repair
• Bucket Truck Testing
• Bucket Truck Liner Testing