IEC TS 61244-2:2014, which is a technical specification, applies to procedures for predicting ageing of polymeric materials at low dose rates. The object is to present three methods which can be used to extrapolate data obtained from high dose rate experiments to the low dose rates typical of service conditions. The techniques described are methods which have been found to be useful for a range of elastomeric, thermoplastic and thermoset materials. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) examples and background information moved to annexes;
b) examples updated with more recent references.