Active Standard ASTM E295 | Developed by Subcommittee: E21.04
Book of Standards Volume: 15.03
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This test method establishes the apparatus required, calibration and precision of the devices to be used, and the standard procedures for determining the measured speed, or volumetric flow rate, of oil diffusion pumps. This method shall make use of test dome, gage attachment or connecting line, flow-measuring devices, and leak control valve. The pump under test shall be fitted with a test dome of specified design. Gas is then admitted to the test dome in a specified manner at a measured rate, and the resulting change in equilibrium pressure is measured in the specified way.
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1.1 This test method covers the determination of the measured speed (volumetric flow rate) of oil diffusion pumps.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The metric equivalents of inch-pound units may be approximate.
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.
E297 Test Method for Calibrating Ionization Vacuum Gage Tubes
ICS Number Code 23.080 (Pumps)