ASTM WK27254

    New Specification for Engine Coolant Grade Glycerin

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    WK27254

    1. Scope

    The purpose of this specification is to define the minimum test requirements for coolant grade glycerin (neat). This specification includes known minor impurities contained in glycerine and minor impurity requirements based on glycol coolants.


    Keywords

    Glycerin; Glycerol; Engine; Coolant

    Rationale

    This standard will be used for qulaity control. Glycerin is a potential substitute for glycol in engine coolant formulations. The glycerin task group has agreed that only fully purified glycerin is appropriate for this application.These specifications will prevent grades of glycerin that contain unwated impurities are prevented from entering the coolant market.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    01-21-2010

    Technical Contact:
    Deborah Baldwin

    Status:
    Approved