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ASTM D2501

Standard Test Method for Calculation of Viscosity-Gravity Constant (VGC) of Petroleum Oils

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 June 2014
Status: active
Page Count: 4
ICS Code (Petroleum products in general): 75.080
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This test method covers the calculation of the viscositygravity constant (VGC) of petroleum oils2 having viscosities in excess of 5.5 mm2/s at 40°C (104°F) and in excess of 0.8 mm2/s at 100°C (212°F). 

Annex A1 describes a method for calculating the VGC from Saybolt (SUS) viscosity and relative density.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

The SI unit of kinematic viscosity is mm2/s.

Exception-Fahrenheit temperature units are used in this practice because they are accepted by industry for the type of legacy conversions described in this practice.

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.

2Coats, H. B., and Hill, J. B., Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol 20, 1928, p. 641.

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

Document History

ASTM D2501
June 1, 2014
Standard Test Method for Calculation of Viscosity-Gravity Constant (VGC) of Petroleum Oils
This test method covers the calculation of the viscositygravity constant (VGC) of petroleum oils2 having viscosities in excess of 5.5 mm2/s at 40°C (104°F) and in excess of 0.8 mm2/s at 100°C...
June 1, 2014
Standard Test Method for Calculation of Viscosity-Gravity Constant (VGC) of Petroleum Oils
This test method covers the calculation of the viscosity-gravity constant (VGC) of petroleum oils2 having viscosities in excess of 5.5 mm2/s at 40 °C (104 °F) and in excess of 0.8 mm2/s at 100 °C...
October 1, 2011
Standard Test Method for Calculation of Viscosity-Gravity Constant (VGC) of Petroleum Oils
This test method covers the calculation of the viscositygravity constant (VGC) of petroleum oils2 having viscosities in excess of 5.5 mm2/s at 40°C (104°F) and in excess of 0.8 mm2/s at 100°C...
October 15, 1991
Standard Test Method for Calculation of Viscosity-Gravity Constant (VGC) of Petroleum Oils
This test method covers the calculation of the viscositygravity constant (VGC) of petroleum oils2 having viscosities in excess of 4 cSt. = 4 X 10−6 m−2/s at 40°C (104°F). Annex A1 describes a method...
October 15, 1991
Standard Test Method for Calculation of Viscosity-Gravity Constant (VGC) of Petroleum Oils
1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers the calculation of the viscosity-gravity constant (VGC) of petroleum oils having viscosities in excess of 4 cSt. = 4 × 10−6 m−2/s at 40°C (104°F). 1.2 Annex A1...
January 1, 1991
Standard Test Method for Calculation of Viscosity-Gravity Constant (VGC) of Petroleum Oils
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October 30, 1987
STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR CALCULATION OF VISCOSITY-GRAVITY CONSTANT (VGC) OF PETROLEUM OILS
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August 27, 1982
STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR CALCULATION OF VISCOSITY-GRAVITY CONSTANT (VGC) OF PETROLEUM OILS
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