ASTM International - ASTM D808-05
Standard Test Method for Chlorine in New and Used Petroleum Products (Bomb Method)
|Publication Date:||1 November 2005|
|ICS Code (Petroleum products in general):||75.080|
significance And Use:
This test method may be used to measure the level of chlorine-containing compounds in petroleum products. This knowledge can be used to predict performance or handling characteristics of the... View More
This test method may be used to measure the level of chlorine-containing compounds in petroleum products. This knowledge can be used to predict performance or handling characteristics of the product in question.
This test method can also serve as a qualitative tool for the presence or non-detection of chlorine in petroleum products. In light of the efforts in the industry to prepare chlorine free products, this test method would provide information regarding the chlorine levels, if any, in such products.View Less
1.1 This test method covers the determination of chlorine in lubricating oils and greases, including new and used lubricating oils and greases containing additives, and in additive concentrates. Its range of applicability is 0.1 to 50 m% chlorine. The procedure assumes that compounds containing halogens other than chlorine will not be present.
1.2 The preferred units are mass percent. The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 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. Attention is called to specific warning statements incorporated in the test method.