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ASTM D5478

Standard Test Methods for Viscosity of Materials by a Falling Needle Viscometer

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 10 June 1998
Status: inactive
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Measurement of volume, mass, density, viscosity): 17.060
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1. Scope

1.1 These test methods cover the measurement of the viscosity of Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquids. These test methods are applicable to liquids having viscosities in the range from 5 × 10−4 to 103 Pa·s (0.5 to 106 cP). The shear rate range is dependent upon the needle used and viscosity of the liquid and may vary from 10−4 to 103 s−1.

1.2 The yield stress of liquids having this property may also be determined.

1.3 These test methods consist of determining liquid viscosities of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids (clear or opaque) by measuring the steady-state (constant) or terminal velocities of cylindrical needles as they fall through the test liquid under the influence of gravity. Yield stresses of non-Newtonian liquids may be measured using the same procedure.

1.4 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.

Document History

February 1, 2013
Standard Test Methods for Viscosity of Materials by a Falling Needle Viscometer
These test methods cover the measurement of the viscosity of Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquids. These test methods are applicable to liquids having viscosities in the range from 5 × 10−4 to 103...
February 1, 2013
Standard Test Methods for Viscosity of Materials by a Falling Needle Viscometer
These test methods cover the measurement of the viscosity of Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquids. These test methods are applicable to liquids having viscosities in the range from 5 × 10−4 to 103...
February 1, 2009
Standard Test Methods for Viscosity of Materials by a Falling Needle Viscometer
These test methods cover the measurement of the viscosity of Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquids. These test methods are applicable to liquids having viscosities in the range from 5 3 10−4 to 103...
ASTM D5478
June 10, 1998
Standard Test Methods for Viscosity of Materials by a Falling Needle Viscometer
1. Scope 1.1 These test methods cover the measurement of the viscosity of Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquids. These test methods are applicable to liquids having viscosities in the range from 5 ×...
June 10, 1998
Standard Test Methods for Viscosity of Materials by a Falling Needle Viscometer
These test methods cover the measurement of the viscosity of Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquids. These test methods are applicable to liquids having viscosities in the range from 5 × 3 10−4 to 10³...
January 1, 1993
Standard Test Methods for Viscosity of Materials by a Falling Needle Viscometer
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