ASTM D4893 - 94(2009)

    Standard Test Method for Determination of Pitch Volatility

    Active Standard ASTM D4893 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 05.02


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    Significance and Use

    This test is useful in evaluating and characterizing pitch physical properties in comparing the consistency of shipments and sources of supply.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the percent of pitch volatility.

    1.2 Since this test method is empirical, strict adherence to the procedure is necessary.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are given for information only.

    1.4 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.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 75.140 (Waxes, bituminous materials and other petroleum products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30121602(Pitch)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D4893-94R09

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D4893-94(2009), Standard Test Method for Determination of Pitch Volatility, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2009, www.astm.org

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