TABLE NO. 2 
Tests to be conducted at outside labs  for Source Approvals
Sl. No. Name of the component         Tests  
1 Sheathing and Jacketing Compound a) Dielectric strength
    b) Shrinkage Test
       
2 Insulation Compound a) Brittleness temperature
    b) Dielectric strength
    c) Thermal Stress Cracking if HDPE
       
3 PBTP a) Hydrolytic Resistance test
    b) Carbolic end Groups
       
4 Polyamide -11, 12 a) Tensile Strength and Elongation at break
    b) Tensile Strength  at yield
    c) water absorption
    d) Hardness
       
5 Cable Filling Compound a) OIT
    b) Handling & Toxicity
       
6 Tube Filling Compound a) Hydrogen generation
    b) Handling & Toxicity
    c) Cone Penetration @ 25, -30, -40 deg.
       
7 Cable Flooding Compound a) Hydrogen generation
    b) Handling & Toxicity
    c) Cone Penetration @ 25, -20, -30 deg.
       
8 Poly Aluminium Tape a) Chemical Composition of 'Al'
       
9 Co Polymer Coated SS Tape a) Chemical Composition 
    b) Electrical resistivity
       
10 PVC Resin a) K-Value
    b) Particle size
    c) Porosity
    d) Residual VCM
       
11 PVC Compound a) Accelerated Aging test
    b) Plasticizer Compatibility 
    c) Ash Content test               
       
12 HDPE Resin (PLB/DWC Pipes) a) Flexural Modulus at 1% strain
    b) Heat deflection Temperature
    c) UV Content
       
13 4 way Coil cord & Line cord   a) Life test on coil cord
    b) Cadmium percentage test
    c) Elongation test for PVC sheathing
       
       
       
14 Potentiometers a) Robustness of Resistor body
    b) Robustness of terminations
    c) Impact (bump)
    d) Vibration
    e) Impact(Shock)
    f) Acceleration Steady state
    g) Dry heat
    h) Damp heat
    I) Temperature cold
    j) Air Pressure
    k) Damp heat steady state
    l) Life (Electrical)
    m) Over load test
    n) Flammability
    o) Mould Growth
    p) Voltage co-efficient
    q) Temp.charaterstic of resistance
    r) Temp.rise
15 Transformers,Chokes coils a) Magnetic & core loss current
    b) Impact (bump)
    c) Climatic test
    d) Flammability test
    e) Damp heat steady state
    f) Life (Electrical)
    g) Mould Growth
16 Inductors a) Magnetic & core loss current
    b) Impact (bump)
    c) Climatic tests
    d) Flammability test
    e) Damp heat steady state
    f) Life (Electrical)
    g) Mould Growth
17 Filters a) Rated voltage
    b) Rated current
    c) Dimensions
    d) Robustness of terminations
    e) Vibration test
    f) Bump test
    g) Climatic test
    h) DHSS
    I) Insertion loss
18 Impregnated Glass Fiber Reinforcement a) Modulus of Elasticity
    b) Load at Elongation at 0.5% strain
    c) Loss on Ignition
    d) Strand Width
    e) Strand Thickness