Active Standard ASTM D2917 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.35
Book of Standards Volume: 06.04
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This specification covers the properties and requirements for 98 % grade methyl isoamyl ketone for use in paint, varnish, lacquer, and related products. The material shall be sampled and tested appropriately, and shall conform to properties as to apparent specific gravity, color (Pt-Co scale), distillation (initial boiling and dry points), water content, acidity as acetic acid, and purity.
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1.2 The following applies to all specified limits in this standard: for purposes of determining conformance with this standard, an observed value or a calculated value shall be rounded off “to the nearest unit” in the last right-hand digit used in expressing the specification limit, in accordance with the rounding-off method of Practice E29.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D268 Guide for Sampling and Testing Volatile Solvents and Chemical Intermediates for Use in Paint and Related Coatings and Material
D1078 Test Method for Distillation Range of Volatile Organic Liquids
D1209 Test Method for Color of Clear Liquids (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)
D1364 Test Method for Water in Volatile Solvents (Karl Fischer Reagent Titration Method)
D1476 Test Method for Heptane Miscibility of Lacquer Solvents
D1613 Test Method for Acidity in Volatile Solvents and Chemical Intermediates Used in Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Products
D3893 Test Method for Purity of Methyl Amyl Ketone and Methyl Isoamyl Ketone by Gas Chromatography
D4052 Test Method for Density, Relative Density, and API Gravity of Liquids by Digital Density Meter
D5386 Test Method for Color of Liquids Using Tristimulus Colorimetry
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals
U.S. Federal SpecificationPPP-C-2020 Chemicals, Liquid, Dry, and Paste: Packaging of Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://www.dodssp.daps.mil.
ICS Number Code 87.060.30 (Solvents)
UNSPSC Code 12352115(Ketones or quinones or its substitutes)