ASTM D4057 - 19 - Standard Practice for Manual Sampling of Petroleum and Petroleum Products

ASTM D4057 - 19

Standard Practice for Manual Sampling of Petroleum and Petroleum Products

Status : Current   Published : July 2019



1.1 This practice covers procedures and equipment for manually obtaining samples of liquid petroleum and petroleum products, crude oils, and intermediate products from the sample point into the primary container are described. Procedures are also included for the sampling of free water and other heavy components associated with petroleum and petroleum products.

1.2 This practice also addresses the sampling of semi-liquid or solid-state petroleum products. For the sampling of green petroleum coke, see Practice D8145. For the sampling of calcined petroleum coke, see Practice D6970.

1.3 This practice provides additional specific information about sample container selection, preparation, and sample handling.

1.4 This practice does not cover sampling of electrical insulating oils and hydraulic fluids. If sampling is for the precise determination of volatility, use Practice D5842 (API MPMS Chapter 8.4) in conjunction with this practice. For sample mixing and handling, refer to Practice D5854 (API MPMS Chapter 8.3).

1.5 The procedures described in this practice may also be applicable in sampling most non-corrosive liquid industrial chemicals provided that all safety precautions specific to these chemicals are followed. Also, refer to Practice E300. The procedures described in this practice are also applicable to sampling liquefied petroleum gases and chemicals. Also refer to Practices D1265 and D3700. The procedure for sampling bituminous materials is described in Practice D140. Practice D4306 provides guidance on sample containers and preparation for sampling aviation fuel.

1.6 Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. USC units are reflected in parentheses.

1.7 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.

1.8 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 D4057 - 19
TitleStandard Practice for Manual Sampling of Petroleum and Petroleum Products
Publication Date01 July 2019
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 maximum fill density (reduced fill density), middle sample, multiple tank composite sample, outage tube (internal), portable manual sampling unit, PSU, primary sample container, representative sample, running sample, sample, sample containers, sample handling, sample labeling, sample mixing, sample shipment, sampling, sampling cage, spot sample, standpipes, static sampling, suction sample (outlet), sump sample, surface (skim) sample, tank composite sample, tap sample, tap sampling, test specimen, top sample, tube or thief sample, tube sampling, upper sample, volumetric composite sample, zone sample, automatic sampler, all-levels sample, boring sample, boring sampling, bottle/beaker sampling, bottom sample, bottom water sample, clearance sample, composite sample, core sample, core thief spot sampling, dead bottom sample, deck composite sample, dipper sample, dipper sampling, dissolved water, drain sample, emulsion, entrained water, extended tube sampling, floating piston cylinder, floating roof sample, free water, grease sample, grease sampling, high pressure sample cylinder, intermediate sample container, loading zone sample, lower sample, marine custody transfer
File Size1.123 MB

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