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ASTM D6045

Standard Test Method for Color of Petroleum Products by the Automatic Tristimulus Method

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 December 2009
Status: inactive
Page Count: 8
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This test method covers the automatic determination of color of a wide variety of petroleum products such as undyed motor and aviation gasoline, aviation turbine fuels, naphthas, kerosine, pharmaceutical white oils, diesel fuel oils, heating oils, and lubricating oils by the automatic tristimulus method. This test method correlates to Test Method D156 and Test Method D1500 as calculated by the instrumentation.

NOTE 1-With the appropriate sample handling, this test method would apply to petroleum waxes, but they were not used in the round robin, and the precision of this test method with regard to waxes is unknown.

This test method reports results in terms of Test Method D156 or Test Method D1500.

This test method has a one-to-one correlation for the entire range of Test Method D1500 ASTM Color and for the range from 0 to +30 for Test Method D156 Saybolt color.

This test method does not apply to solid samples, petroleum products containing dye, and petroleum products having extreme fluorescence.

This test method does not apply to cloudy samples. Such samples shall be filtered so they are clear before measuring.

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.

*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard.

Document History

May 1, 2020
Standard Test Method for Color of Petroleum Products by the Automatic Tristimulus Method
This test method covers the automatic determination of color of a wide variety of petroleum products such as undyed motor and aviation gasoline, aviation turbine fuels, naphthas, kerosine,...
December 1, 2012
Standard Test Method for Color of Petroleum Products by the Automatic Tristimulus Method
This test method covers the automatic determination of color of a wide variety of petroleum products such as undyed motor and aviation gasoline, aviation turbine fuels, naphthas, kerosine,...
December 1, 2012
Standard Test Method for Color of Petroleum Products by the Automatic Tristimulus Method
This test method covers the automatic determination of color of a wide variety of petroleum products such as undyed motor and aviation gasoline, aviation turbine fuels, naphthas, kerosine,...
ASTM D6045
December 1, 2009
Standard Test Method for Color of Petroleum Products by the Automatic Tristimulus Method
This test method covers the automatic determination of color of a wide variety of petroleum products such as undyed motor and aviation gasoline, aviation turbine fuels, naphthas, kerosine,...
November 1, 2004
Standard Test Method for Color of Petroleum Products by the Automatic Tristimulus Method
(Footnote *) This test method covers the automatic determination of color of a wide variety of petroleum products such as undyed motor and aviation gasoline, aviation turbine fuels, naphthas,...
April 10, 2002
Standard Test Method for Color of Petroleum Products by the Automatic Tristimulus Method
This test method covers the automatic determination of color of a wide variety of petroleum products such as undyed motor and aviation gasoline, aviation turbine fuels, naphthas, kerosine,...
December 10, 1996
Standard Test Method for Color of Petroleum Products by the Automatic Tristimulus Method
1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers the automatic determination of color of a wide variety of petroleum products such as undyed motor and aviation gasoline, aviation turbine fuels, naphthas,...

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