ASTM WK42098

    Revision of D86 - 12 Standard Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products at Atmospheric Pressure

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    Active Standard: D86 - 12

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.08 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK42098

    1. Rationale

    In response to subcommittee member requests to improve the measurement accuracy of viscous residues that adhere to the flask, a new procedure was proposed to aide in the removal of these residues by introduction of a compatible solvent. Following the removal of the combined solvent and residue mixture, the volume of solvent is subtracted from the total volume to determine the volume of the residue.


    Keywords

    batch distillation; distillates; distillation; laboratory distillation; petroleum products;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    05-13-2013

    Technical Contact:
    Richard Kimsey

    Item:
    003

    Ballot:
    D02.08 (13-02)

    Status:
    Negative Votes Need Resolution