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ASTM International - ASTM D8254-19

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

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 May 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 8
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 asphalt by a manual Cleveland open cup apparatus or an automated Cleveland open cup apparatus.

Note 1: Apparatus is the same as described in Test Method D92 with the addition of the materials for the skin prevention technique.

1.2 This test method is applicable to asphalts that can form a skin, and those that do not form a skin during heat treatment.

1.3 This test method is applicable to products with flash points above 79 °C (174 °F) and below 400 °C (752 °F), except fuel oils.

1.4 The precision has been determined over the temperature range of 300 °C to 370 °C (572 °F to 698 °F).

1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.6 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, 11.2.3, and 11.3.4.

1.7 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 D8254-19
May 1, 2019
Standard Test Method for Flash and Fire Points of Asphalt by Cleveland Open Cup Tester
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...
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