ASTM D843 - 06(2011)e1

    Standard Specification for Nitration Grade Xylene

    Active Standard ASTM D843 | Developed by Subcommittee: D16.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.04


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    ASTM D843

    Abstract

    This specification covers nitration grade xylene. The nonaromatic hydrocarbons, acid wash color, copper corrosion, appearance, distillation range, initial distillation temperature, and dry point of nitration grade xylene shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers nitration grade xylene.

    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 round off to the nearest unit in the last right-hand digit used in expressing the specification limit, in accordance with the round-off method of Practice E29.

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

    1.4 Consult OSHA regulations, supplier's Material Safety Data Sheets, and local regulations for all materials used in this specification.


    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

    D848 Test Method for Acid Wash Color of Industrial Aromatic Hydrocarbons

    D849 Test Method for Copper Strip Corrosion by Industrial Aromatic Hydrocarbons

    D850 Test Method for Distillation of Industrial Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Related Materials

    D1209 Test Method for Color of Clear Liquids (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)

    D3437 Practice for Sampling and Handling Liquid Cyclic Products

    D5386 Test Method for Color of Liquids Using Tristimulus Colorimetry

    D6563 Test Method for Benzene, Toluene, Xylene (BTX) Concentrates Analysis by Gas Chromatography

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.080.15 (Aromatic hydrocarbons); 87.060.30 (Solvents)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352005(Aromatic or heterocyclic compounds)


    DOI: 10.1520/D0843-06R11E01

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