ASTM D87 - 09(2018) - Standard Test Method for Melting Point of Petroleum Wax (Cooling Curve)

ASTM D87 - 09(2018)

Standard Test Method for Melting Point of Petroleum Wax (Cooling Curve)

Status : Current   Published : October 2018

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1.1 This test method covers the determination of the melting point (cooling curve) of petroleum wax. It is unsuitable for waxes of the petrolatum group, microcrystalline waxes, or blends of such waxes with paraffin wax or scale wax.

Note 1:  For additional methods used for testing petroleum waxes, see Test Method D127 and Test Method D938. Results may differ, depending on the method used. For pharmaceutical petrolatum, Test Method D127 usually is used.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses after SI units 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, health, and environmental 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 D87 - 09(2018)
TitleStandard Test Method for Melting Point of Petroleum Wax (Cooling Curve)
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 October 2018
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 cooling curve, melting point, petroleum wax, wax
ICS75.140
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages5
File Size98 KB
Price£40.00


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