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ASTM International - ASTM D1429-13

Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Water and Brine

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 June 2013
Status: active
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Examination of water for chemical substances): 13.060.50
significance And Use:

4.1 Specific gravity is an important property of fluids being related to density and viscosity. Knowing the specific gravity will allow determination of a fluid's characteristics compared to a... View More

scope:

1.1 These test methods cover the determination of the specific gravity of water and brine free of separable oil, as follows:

  Sections
Test Method A-Pycnometer  7 to 11, 21
Test Method B-Balance 12 to 16, 21
Test Method C-Erlenmeyer Flask 17 to 21
Test Method D-Hydrometer 22 to 27

1.2 Test Methods A and B are applicable to clear waters or those containing only a moderate amount of particulate matter. Test Method B is preferred for samples of sea water or brines and is more sensitive than Test Method D which has the same general application. Test Method C is intended for samples of water containing mud or sludge.

1.3 It is the user's responsibility to ensure the validity of these test methods for waters of untested matrices.

1.4 The test method was tested at 22°C over a range, shown in Tables 1-4, of 1.0252 through 1.2299; all data were corrected to 15.6°C (60°F).

1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to inch-pound units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.6 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

ASTM D1429-13
June 1, 2013
Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Water and Brine
1.1 These test methods cover the determination of the specific gravity of water and brine free of separable oil, as follows:   Sections Test Method A—Pycnometer  7 to 11, 21 Test Method...
November 15, 2008
Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Water and Brine
1.1 These test methods cover the determination of the specific gravity of water and brine free of separable oil, as follows: Sections Test Method A—Pycnometer 7 to 11, 21 Test Method B—Balance 12...
August 10, 2003
Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Water and Brine
1.1 These test methods cover the determination of the specific gravity of water and brine free of separable oil, as follows: Sections Test Method A-Pycnometer 7 to 11, 21 Test Method B-Balance 12 to...
June 10, 1999
Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Water and Brine
1.1 These test methods cover the determination of the specific gravity of water and brine free of separable oil, as follows: Sections Test Method A-Pycnometer 7 to 11 Test Method B-Balance 12 to 16...
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