ASTM D1176-98(2008)

    Standard Practice for Sampling and Preparing Aqueous Solutions of Engine Coolants or Antirusts for Testing Purposes


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers information on sampling and preparing solutions of engine coolants and antirusts (Notes 1 and 2).

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are approximate equivalents given for information only.

    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.

    Note 1—Antirust as referred to in this practice covers products intended for use in automotive/light-duty and heavy-duty applications in which water is used as the cooling medium.

    Note 2—Antirust products are available in liquid and solid form. Solids should be handled as outlined in Annex A1.


    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

    D1122 Test Method for Density or Relative Density of Engine Coolant Concentrates and Engine Coolants By The Hydrometer

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water

    D5931 Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Engine Coolant Concentrates and Aqueous Engine Coolants by Digital Density Meter


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.100.45 (Refrigerants and antifreezes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


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    DOI: 10.1520/D1176-98R08

    Citation Format

    ASTM D1176-98(2008), Standard Practice for Sampling and Preparing Aqueous Solutions of Engine Coolants or Antirusts for Testing Purposes, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2008, www.astm.org

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