ASTM D721 - 17 - Standard Test Method for Oil Content of Petroleum Waxes
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ASTM D721 - 17

Standard Test Method for Oil Content of Petroleum Waxes

Status : Current   Published : May 2017

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1.1 This test method covers the determination of oil in petroleum waxes having a congealing point of 30 °C (86 °F) or higher as determined in accordance with Test Method D938, and containing not more than 15 % of oil.2

Note 1: With some types of waxes, of oil contents greater than 5 %, there may be an incompatibility with MEK resulting in the formation of two liquid phases. If this occurs, the test method is not applicable to the material under test.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.3 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.

1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.




Standard NumberASTM D721 - 17
TitleStandard Test Method for Oil Content of Petroleum Waxes
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 May 2017
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 oil content, petroleum wax, wax
ICS75.140
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages7
File Size273 KB
Price£42.00


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