ASTM-D2501 Standard Test Method for Calculation of Viscosity-Gravity Constant (VGC) of Petroleum Oils

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Scope

1.1 This test method covers the calculation of the viscosity-gravity constant (VGC) of petroleum oils2 having viscosities in excess of 5.5 mm2/s at 40°C (104°F) and in excess of 0.8 mm2/s at 100°C (212°F).

1.2 Annex A1 describes a method for calculating the VGC from Saybolt (SUS) viscosity and relative density.

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

1.3.1 The SI unit of kinematic viscosity is mm2/s.

1.3.2 Exception—Fahrenheit temperature units are used in this practice because they are accepted by industry for the type of legacy conversions described in this practice.

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.

Keywords

aromatic; density; kinematic viscosity; paraffinic; ICS Number Code 75.080 (Petroleum products in general)

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05.01 (Petroleum Products and Lubricants (I): D56 - D3710)

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75.080 (Petroleum products in general)

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Document Number

ASTM-D2501-14

Revision Level

2014 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

July 15, 2014

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

4 pages

Committee Number

D02.04.0K