ASTM WK62310

    Revision of D6377 - 16 Standard Test Method for Determination of Vapor Pressure of Crude Oil: VPCRx (Expansion Method)

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    Active Standard: D6377 - 16

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    crude oil; expansion method; Reid vapor pressure; vapor pressure;;


    1.Inclusion of statement that current instrumentation accuracy is limited when V/L = 0.02 to 4. (Added statement to Note 1, Section 1) 2.Inclusion of reference documents D8009 and D7975 (Added references in Section 2) 3.Include in Definitions, Live Crude and Dead Crude (Revised definitions in Section 3) 4.D6377 Summary of the method (Added phrase in Section 12.7) 5.Include protocol for introduction of a High VP Sample by Aspiration (Added Caution note after Section 8.3.3 6.Inclusion of New Appendix X3 for ASTM D6377 7.Inclusion of New Definition for Sealed Sample Cylinder to be inclusive of both floating piston cylinder and manual piston cylinder 8.Replacement of floating piston cylinder with sealed sample cylinder 9.Inclusion of cautionary note that standard sampling procedures D7975 and D8009 Manual Piston Cylinders were developed after the program to determine the precision of the methods. 10.Inclusion of cautionary procedure for manual piston cylinder use.

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