Significance and Use
This test method is useful in characterizing certain petroleum products by the determination of their loss of mass upon heating under standardized conditions.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the loss in mass (exclusive of water) of oil and asphaltic compounds when heated as hereinafter prescribed.
1.2 The values in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.
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 and regulatory limitations prior to use.
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