Active Standard ASTM E1404 | Developed by Subcommittee: E41.01
Book of Standards Volume: 14.04
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This specification provides standard dimensional requirements for glass conical flasks suitable for general laboratory use. Conical flasks (Erlenmeyer) shall be classified into four types which are divided into classes. Type I is for general purpose with graduated scale and shall be designated into two classes: Class 1 with narrow mouth and heavy duty beaded top and Class 2 with wide mouth and heavy duty beaded top. Type II flasks have tapered ground joint with graduated scale. This type shall be divided into three classes: Class 1 with outer conical, joint without stopper, Class 2 with stopper and Class 3 is used for iodine determination. Flasks of Type III have screw thread finish, with graduated scale. Lastly, Type IV flasks are used for culture and they are differentiated into three classes: Class 1 flask has long neck, plain top, Class 2 has wide base (Fernbach), and Class 3 has also wide base and low form. The flasks shall be made of borosilicate glass.
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1.1 This specification provides standard dimensional requirements for glass conical flasks suitable for general laboratory use.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this 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.
E438 Specification for Glasses in Laboratory Apparatus
E671 Specification for Maximum Permissible Thermal Residual Stress in Annealed Glass Laboratory Apparatus
E675 Specification for Interchangeable Taper-Ground Stopcocks And Stoppers
E676 Specification for Interchangeable Taper-Ground Joints
E920 Specification for Commercially Packaged Laboratory Apparatus
E921 Specification for Export Packaged Laboratory Apparatus
E1133 Practice for Performance Testing of Packaged Laboratory Apparatus for United States Government Procurements
E1157 Specification for Sampling and Testing of Reusable Laboratory Glassware
ICS Number Code 71.040.20 (Laboratory ware and related apparatus)
UNSPSC Code 41121804(Laboratory flasks)