Active Standard ASTM D1585 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.34
Book of Standards Volume: 06.03
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Significance and Use
These test methods are designed to broaden the scope of the previous edition of these test methods by the inclusion of tall oil as a test material. Test Methods D803 currently includes methods for the determination of the rosin acid and fatty acid content of crude tall oil. Test Methods D803 references Test Method D1585.
Rosin and tall oil are composed primarily of rosin acids and fatty acids, and the measurement of these components is important in establishing the composition of these materials.
1.1 These test methods cover the determination of the fatty acids of naval stores, including rosin, tall oil, and related products.
1.2 These test methods may not be applicable to adducts or derivatives of rosin or other naval stores products.
1.3 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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D465 Test Methods for Acid Number of Naval Stores Products Including Tall Oil and Other Related Products
D803 Test Methods for Testing Tall Oil
D890 Test Method for Water in Liquid Naval Stores
D1065 Test Method for Unsaponifiable Matter in Naval Stores, Including Rosin, Tall Oil, and Related Products
D1240 Test Methods for Rosin Acids Content of Naval Stores, Including Rosin, Tall Oil, and Related Products
E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods
E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method
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