ASTM WK40117

    Revision of D127 - 08 Standard Test Method for Drop Melting Point of Petroleum Wax, Including Petrolatum

    (What is a Work Item?)

    Active Standard: D127 - 08(2015)

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.10.0A | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    The purpose of this revision is to permit the use of automated equipment for the determination of the drop melting point of petroleum waxes. The current, manual procedure will be retained as Procedure A and a Procedure B, based on the use of automated equipment, will be added.


    drop melting point; petrolatum; petroleum wax; wax; Drop melting point; Melting point; Petroleum wax; Temperature tests--petroleum products;
    Citing ASTM Standards
    Back to Top
    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Tore Fossum

    Draft Under Development