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    ASTM E960 - 93(2021)

    Standard Specification for Laboratory Glass Beakers

    Active Standard ASTM E960 | Developed by Subcommittee: E41.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 14.04

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    This specification provides standard dimensional requirements for glass beakers suitable for general laboratory use. The glass beakers are classified into types and sizes and are presented in details. The glass beaker types are: type I - low form with spout; type II - low form, with spout heavy duty; type III - tall form, with spout; type IV - tall form, without spout; and type V - electrolytic, without spout. Beakers shall be made of borosilicate glass conforming to the requirement specified. Types I and II beakers shall be constructed to have straight sides. Types III and IV beakers shall have slightly tapered sides. Type V beakers may have slightly tapered or straight sides.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification provides standard dimensional requirements for glass beakers suitable for general laboratory use.

    Note 1: For packaging standards, choose among the following standards: Specification E920, Specification E921, Practice E1133. For sampling and testing refer to Specification E1157.

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

    1.3 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.

    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

    E438 Specification for Glasses in Laboratory Apparatus

    E671 Specification for Maximum Permissible Thermal Residual Stress in Annealed Glass Laboratory Apparatus

    E920 Specification for Commercially Packaged Laboratory Apparatus

    E921 Specification for Export Packaged Laboratory Apparatus

    E1133 Practice for Performance Testing of Packaged Laboratory Apparatus for United States Government Procurements

    E1157 Specification for Sampling and Testing of Reusable Laboratory Glassware

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.040.20 (Laboratory ware and related apparatus)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 41121803(Laboratory beakers)

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    DOI: 10.1520/E0960-93R21

    Citation Format

    ASTM E960-93(2021), Standard Specification for Laboratory Glass Beakers, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2021, www.astm.org

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