BS 718:1979 - Specification for density hydrometers

BS 718:1979

Specification for density hydrometers

Status : Revised, Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : December 1979 Replaced By : BS 718:1991

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Five series of hydrometers for liquids between 600 and 2000 kg/m


at 20°C and three petroleum sub-series at 15°C. Surface tension, dimensions, permitted errors, guide to purchasers, corrections for opaque liquids, method of use, density of water from 0°C to 40°C. Relative density (specific gravity) hydrometers previously specified but not retained.

Standard NumberBS 718:1979
TitleSpecification for density hydrometers
StatusRevised, Superseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date31 December 1979
Confirm Date15 March 1985
Withdrawn Date31 May 1991
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS 718:1991
Amended ByAMD 5601
DescriptorsShape, Hydrometers, Laboratory glassware, Surface tension, Grades (quality), Menisci, Glassware, Conversion, Graduations, Dimensions, Laboratory equipment, Range (statistics), Marking, Density measurement, Tables (data), Instrument scales, Error correction, Accuracy, Standard temperature
Title in FrenchSpécification pour aréometres à masse volumique
Title in GermanSpezifikation fuer Araometer
ISBN0 580 10269 6
File Size1.136 MB

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