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ASTM WK86513

Revision of D5236-18a Standard Test Method for Distillation of Heavy Hydrocarbon Mixtures (Vacuum Potstill Method)


To add to Section 3.1, Definitions, the definition for Atmospheric Equivalent Temperature (AET) as follows: Atmospheric Equivalent Temperature (AET), n—the temperature converted from the measured vapor temperature using the equations in Annex A4. The AET is the expected vapor temperature if the distillation was performed at atmospheric pressure and there was no thermal decomposition.


Developed by Subcommittee: D02.08

Committee: D02

Staff Manager: Alyson Fick

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Date Initiated: 05-19-2023

Technical Contact: John Grills

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