ASTM D20 - 03(2009)

    Standard Test Method for Distillation of Road Tars

    Active Standard ASTM D20 | Developed by Subcommittee: D04.43

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.03


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    Significance and Use

    The distillation test separates tar into fractions according to a series of specified temperatures.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the distillation of road tars.

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

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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.

    ASTM Standards

    E1 Specification for ASTM Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 93.080.10 (Road construction); 93.080.20 (Road construction materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30121700(Road and railroad construction materials)


    DOI: 10.1520/D0020-03R09

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