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ASTM E123-02(2018)

Standard Specification for Apparatus for Determination of Water by Distillation


This specification covers the design and dimensional requirements for the assembly that comprise the laboratory apparatus used for determining water in petroleum products and bituminous materials by means of distillation. The assembly shall be composed of the following equipment: glass flask; metal still; gas burner or electric heater; Liebig- or West-type condenser; and traps.


1.1 This specification covers apparatus used in Test Method D95 and other similar ASTM test methods.

1.2 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: 14.04
Developed by Subcommittee: E41.01
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.1520/E0123-02R18
ICS Code: 71.040.20