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ASTM International - ASTM D92-18

Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 July 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 11
ICS Code (Ignitability and burning behaviour of materials and products): 13.220.40
ICS Code (Petroleum products in general): 75.080
significance And Use:

5.1 The flash point is one measure of the tendency of the test specimen to form a flammable mixture with air under controlled laboratory conditions. It is only one of a number of properties that... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash point and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus.

Note 1: The precisions for fire point were not determined in the current interlaboratory program. Fire point is a parameter that is not commonly specified, although in some cases, knowledge of this flammability temperature may be desired.

1.2 This test method is applicable to all petroleum products with flash points above 79 °C (175 °F) and below 400 °C (752 °F) except fuel oils.

Note 2: This test method may occasionally be specified for the determination of the fire point of a fuel oil. For the determination of the flash points of fuel oils, use Test Method D93. Test Method D93 should also be used when it is desired to determine the possible presence of small but significant concentrations of lower flash point substances that may escape detection by Test Method D92. Test Method D1310 can be employed if the flash point is known to be below 79 °C (175 °F).

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.3.1 Exception-The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.4 WARNING-Mercury has been designated by many regulatory agencies as a hazardous substance that can cause serious medical issues. Mercury, or its vapor, has been demonstrated to be hazardous to health and corrosive to materials. Use Caution when handling mercury and mercury-containing products. See the applicable product Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for additional information. The potential exists that selling mercury or mercury-containing products, or both, is prohibited by local or national law. Users must determine legality of sales in their location.

1.5 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific warning statements, see 6.4, 7.1, 11.1.3, and 11.2.4.

1.6 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.

Document History

ASTM D92-18
July 1, 2018
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash point and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note...
December 1, 2016
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash point and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note...
October 1, 2016
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash point and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note...
June 1, 2016
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash point and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note...
February 1, 2013
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash point and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note...
November 1, 2012
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash point and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note...
April 15, 2012
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash point and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note...
November 1, 2011
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash point and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note...
October 1, 2010
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash point and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note...
July 1, 2005
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash point and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note...
June 1, 2005
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash point and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note...
December 10, 2002
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note 1—The...
September 10, 2002
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note 1—The...
August 10, 2002
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note 1—The...
August 10, 2001
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note 1—The...
August 10, 2001
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup
1.1 This test method describes the determination of the flash and fire point of petroleum products by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus. Note 1—The...
January 1, 1997
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup
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January 1, 1992
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup
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January 1, 1985
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup
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