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ASTM D8040-17

Standard Test Method for Corrosion Test for Heat Transfer Fluids in Glassware

Standard Test Method for Corrosion Test for Heat Transfer Fluids in Glassware D8040-17 ASTM|D8040-17|en-US Standard Test Method for Corrosion Test for Heat Transfer Fluids in Glassware Standard new BOS Vol. 15.05 Committee D15
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Significance and Use

4.1 This test method will generally distinguish between HTF’s that are definitely deleterious from the corrosion standpoint and those that are suitable for further evaluation. However, the results of this test method cannot stand alone as evidence of satisfactory corrosion inhibition. The actual service value of an HTF formulation can be determined by more comprehensive evaluation and field tests, agreed between customer and supplier.

Scope

1.1 This test method covers a simple beaker-type procedure for evaluating the effects of heat transfer fluids (HTF) on metal specimens under controlled laboratory conditions. Fluids tested under this method are specifically designed for heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

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. Specific hazards statements are given in 10.1.7.2, 10.1.7.3, 10.1.7.4, and A1.1.6.

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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.05
Developed by Subcommittee: D15.30
Pages: 8
DOI: 10.1520/D8040-17
ICS Code: 81.040.20