ASTM E295 - 82(2014)

    Standard Test Method for Measured Speed of Oil Diffusion Pumps

    Active Standard ASTM E295 | Developed by Subcommittee: E21.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.03

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    This test method establishes the apparatuses required, calibration and precision of the devices to be used, and the standard procedures for determining the measured speed, or volumetric flow rate, of oil diffusion pumps. This method shall make use of test dome, gage attachment or connecting line, flow-measuring devices, and leak control valve. The pump under test shall be fitted with a test dome of specified design. Gas is then admitted to the test dome in a specified manner at a measured rate, and the resulting change in equilibrium pressure is measured in the specified way.

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the measured speed (volumetric flow rate) of oil diffusion pumps.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    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

    E297 Test Method for Calibrating Ionization Vacuum Gage Tubes

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.080 (Pumps)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40151524(Oil pumps)

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    DOI: 10.1520/E0295-82R14

    Citation Format

    ASTM E295-82(2014), Standard Test Method for Measured Speed of Oil Diffusion Pumps, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2014,

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