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ASTM International - ASTM D938-12

Standard Test Method for Congealing Point of Petroleum Waxes, Including Petrolatum

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 December 2012
Status: inactive
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Waxes, bituminous materials and other petroleum products): 75.140
significance And Use:

5.1 Congealing point is a wax property that is of interest to many petroleum wax consumers. The procedure described here measures the temperature at which a sample being cooled develops a "set" or... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method covers determination of the congealing point of petroleum waxes, including petrolatum.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.3 WARNING-Mercury has been designated by many regulatory agencies as a hazardous material that can cause central nervous system, kidney and liver damage. Mercury, or its vapor, may be hazardous to health and corrosive to materials. Caution should be taken when handling mercury and mercury containing products. See the applicable product Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for details and EPA's website-http://www.epa.gov/mercury/faq.htm-for additional information. Users should be aware that selling mercury and/or mercury containing products into your state or country may be prohibited by law.

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.

Note 1-This test method is an alternative to Test Method D127. Results obtained are usually lower than the results obtained by Test Method D127 - IP 133, the amount of the deviation varying with the nature of the petroleum wax.

Document History

June 1, 2017
Standard Test Method for Congealing Point of Petroleum Waxes, Including Petrolatum
1.1 This test method covers determination of the congealing point of petroleum waxes, including petrolatum. 1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. 1.2.1 Exception—The...
ASTM D938-12
December 1, 2012
Standard Test Method for Congealing Point of Petroleum Waxes, Including Petrolatum
1.1 This test method covers determination of the congealing point of petroleum waxes, including petrolatum. 1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in...
November 1, 2005
Standard Test Method for Congealing Point of Petroleum Waxes, Including Petrolatum
1.1 This test method covers determination of the congealing point of petroleum waxes, including petrolatum. 1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values...
May 1, 2004
Standard Test Method for Congealing Point of Petroleum Waxes, Including Petrolatum
1.1 This test method covers determination of the congealing point of petroleum waxes, including petrolatum. 1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values...
July 10, 1998
Standard Test Method for Congealing Point of Petroleum Waxes, Including Petrolatum
1.1 This test method covers determination of the congealing point of petroleum waxes, including petrolatum. 1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values...
July 10, 1998
Standard Test Method for Congealing Point of Petroleum Waxes, Including Petrolatum
1.1 This test method covers determination of the congealing point of petroleum waxes, including petrolatum. 1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values...
January 1, 1971
Standard Test Method for Congealing Point of Petroleum Waxes, Including Petrolatum
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