ASTM-D6749 Standard Test Method for Pour Point of Petroleum Products (Automatic Air Pressure Method)

ASTM-D6749 - 2002 R18 EDITION - CURRENT
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1.1 This test method covers the determination of pour point of petroleum products by an automatic apparatus that applies a slightly positive air pressure onto the specimen surface while the specimen is being cooled.

1.2 This test method is designed to cover the range of temperatures from −57 °C to +51 °C; however, the range of temperatures included in the (1998) interlaboratory test program only covered the temperature range from −51 °C to −11 °C.

1.3 Test results from this test method can be determined at either 1 °C or 3 °C testing intervals.

1.4 This test method is not intended for use with crude oils.

Note 1: The applicability of this test method on residual fuel samples has not been verified. For further information on the applicability, refer to 13.4.

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

1.6 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.

1.7 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.

Keywords

automatic air pressure method; petroleum products; pour point;; ICS Number Code 75.080 (Petroleum products in general)

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05.03 (Petroleum Products and Lubricants (III): D6138 - D6971)

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75.080 (Petroleum products in general)

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Document Number

ASTM-D6749-02(2018)

Revision Level

2002 R18 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Reapproval

Publication Date

May 1, 2018

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

5 pages

Committee Number

D02.07