ASTM WK45472

    Revision of D7213 - 12e1 Standard Test Method for Boiling Range Distribution of Petroleum Distillates in the Boiling Range from 100 to 615°C by Gas Chromatography

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    Active Standard: D7213 - 12e1

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.04.0H | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK45472

    1. Rationale

    D7213 requires that an Appendix be added in order to offer the use of alternative carrier gases other than Helium.The Appendix will describe the parameters required to use Hydrogen and Nitrogen as carrier gases.World wide shortage of Helium is the reason for the addition of the Appendix.


    Keywords

    boiling range distribution; distillation; gas chromatography; petroleum; simulated distillation;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    03-20-2014

    Technical Contact:
    Joaquin Lubkowitz

    Item:
    072

    Ballot:
    D02 (14-05)

    Status:
    In Balloting