ASTM D2500-05

    Standard Test Method for Cloud Point of Petroleum Products


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers only petroleum products and biodiesel fuels that are transparent in layers 40 mm in thickness, and with a cloud point below 49C.

    Note 1

    The interlaboratory program consisted of petroleum products of Test Method D 1500 color of 3.5 and lower. The precisions stated in this test method may not apply to samples with ASTM color higher than 3.5.

    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. For specific hazard statements, see Section 7.


    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

    D1500 Test Method for ASTM Color of Petroleum Products (ASTM Color Scale)

    D6300 Practice for Determination of Precision and Bias Data for Use in Test Methods for Petroleum Products and Lubricants

    D7962 Practice for Determination of Minimum Immersion Depth and Assessment of Temperature Sensor Measurement Drift

    E1 Specification for ASTM Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers

    E644 Test Methods for Testing Industrial Resistance Thermometers

    E2251 Specification for Liquid-in-Glass ASTM Thermometers with Low-Hazard Precision Liquids

    E2877 Guide for Digital Contact Thermometers


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 75.080 (Petroleum products in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 15101500(Petroleum and distillates)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D2500-05

    Citation Format

    ASTM D2500-05, Standard Test Method for Cloud Point of Petroleum Products, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2005, www.astm.org

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