ASTM D1386 - 15 - Standard Test Method for Acid Number (Empirical) of Synthetic and Natural Waxes

ASTM D1386 - 15

Standard Test Method for Acid Number (Empirical) of Synthetic and Natural Waxes

Status : Current   Published : October 2015

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1.1 This test method covers the determination of the acid number of synthetic waxes and natural waxes. The number is obtained by direct titration of the material and indicates the amount of free acid present.

1.2 This test method, using an ethanol-xylene mixture, is applicable to all natural waxes, including carnauba. The test method is also applicable to oxidized microcrystalline waxes, oxidized Fischer-Tropsch, oxidized polyethylene, and montan esters.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.4  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.




Standard NumberASTM D1386 - 15
TitleStandard Test Method for Acid Number (Empirical) of Synthetic and Natural Waxes
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 October 2015
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
Descriptors Acid number, Free acid, Natural waxes, Polish, Synthetic waxes, Titration, Waxes
ICS75.140
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages2
File Size55 KB
Price£36.00


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