ASTM D5346 - 93(2009)

    Standard Test Method for Determination of the Pour Point of Petroleum Oil Used in Fatliquors and Softening Compounds

    Active Standard ASTM D5346 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.08

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    Significance and Use

    This test method is intended to determine the pour point of petroleum oils used in the softening and stuffing of leather, as well as those used in the manufacture of products for such purpose. The pour point of petroleum oils is measured for the purpose of quality assurance.


    Note—Dimensions are in millimetres.

    FIG. 1 Apparatus for Pour Point Test

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the pour point of petroleum oils used in the softening and stuffing of leather, and in the manufacture of fatliquors and other softening and stuffing compounds. This test method was derived from Test Method D 97 and ALCA Method H-18.

    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 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.

    ASTM Standards

    D97 Test Method for Pour Point of Petroleum Products

    E1 Specification for ASTM Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 75.080 (Petroleum products in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31221603(Organic tanning extracts of vegetable origin)


    DOI: 10.1520/D5346-93R09

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