This specification covers distillation equipment. The equipment shall consist of the following: distillation flasks, condenser, cooling bath, metal shield or enclosure for flask (type 1 or type 2), heat source (gas burner or electric heater), flask support (type 1 or type 2), graduated cylinders, and thermometers.
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1.1 This specification covers distillation equipment used in the following ASTM test methods: D86, D850, and (for approved alternative requirements only) Test Method D1078.
1.2 Some items of equipment included in this specification are common to all methods; other items are not. Therefore, those portions of this specification pertinent to the need must be selected.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D86 Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products at Atmospheric Pressure
D850 Test Method for Distillation of Industrial Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Related Materials
D1078 Test Method for Distillation Range of Volatile Organic Liquids
E1 Specification for ASTM Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers
E1272 Specification for Laboratory Glass Graduated Cylinders
E1405 Specification for Laboratory Glass Distillation Flasks
apparatus; distillation; Distillate fuels--specifications; Distillation--petroleum products; Laboratory apparatus--specifications; Laboratory distillation process
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