ASTM WK64678

    Revision of D2892 - 18 Standard Test Method for Distillation of Crude Petroleum (15-Theoretical Plate Column)

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    Active Standard: D2892 - 18

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.08 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK64678


    Keywords

    boiling point distillation; crude oil distillation; distillation; fractional distillation; TBP curves;;

    Rationale

    It was brought to the subcommittees attention that recent inquiries to various chemical suppliers havent been successful in sourcing hexadecane or tetradecane at purity specifications given in the test methods annex A4. Based on the text of the method this would require a purity of 99.9+% which appears not to be commercially available. Also, based on industry experience, a purity of 99.0+% will meet the AET temperature requirements of this annex.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    08-08-2018

    Technical Contact:
    John Grills

    Status:
    Draft Under Development