ASTM D4285 - 83(2018)

    Standard Test Method for Indicating Oil or Water in Compressed Air

    Active Standard ASTM D4285 | Developed by Subcommittee: D33.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.02


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    Significance and Use

    2.1 Clean compressed air is required to prevent contamination of coating materials and surfaces being prepared for coating. This test method is a visual examination technique for determining oil or water in compressed air. Other types of contamination may require additional analytical techniques for detection.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method is used to determine the presence of oil or water in compressed air used for abrasive blast cleaning, air blast cleaning, and coating application operations.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific hazard statements, see Section 4.

    1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.140 (Compressors and pneumatic machines)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40151601(Air compressors)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D4285-83R18

    Citation Format

    ASTM D4285-83(2018), Standard Test Method for Indicating Oil or Water in Compressed Air, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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