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ASTM International - ASTM E1066-95(2006)

Standard Test Method for Ammonia Colorimetric Leak Testing

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 December 2006
Status: inactive
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Colours and measurement of light): 17.180.20
significance And Use:

This method is useful for locating and measuring the size of gas leaks either as a quality-control test or as a field-inspection procedure. It can be used to test critical parts or containers that... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method covers the testing of large single- and double-walled tanks, pressure and vacuum vessels, laminated, lined- or double-walled parts, complex piping systems, flexible containers (such as aircraft fuel tanks), glass-to-metal seals in hybrid packages, and systems that inherently contain or will contain ammonia (such as large tonnage refrigeration systems and fertilizer storage systems).

1.2 This method can be used on piping, valves and containers with welded, fitted, or laminated sections that can be sealed at their ends or between their outer and inner walls and that are designed for internal pressures of 34.5 kPa (5 psig) or greater.

1.3 Basic procedures are described based on the type of inspection used. These procedures should be limited to finding leakage indications of 4.5 x 10-12 mol/s (1 x 10-7 Std cm 3/s) or larger.

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. (For more specific safety precautionary information see 7.4, 8.2, 9.4.1, and ) 103.1.

Document History

ASTM E1066-95(2006)
December 1, 2006
Standard Test Method for Ammonia Colorimetric Leak Testing
1.1 This test method covers the testing of large single- and double-walled tanks, pressure and vacuum vessels, laminated, lined- or double-walled parts, complex piping systems, flexible containers...
May 10, 2000
Standard Test Method for Ammonia Colorimetric Leak Testing
1.1 This test method covers the testing of large single- and double-walled tanks, pressure and vacuum vessels, laminated, lined- or double-walled parts, complex piping systems, flexible containers...
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