Standard Test Method for Water in Petroleum Products and Bituminous Materials by Distillation

1.1 This test method covers the determination of water in petroleum products, tars, and other bituminous materials by the distillation method. The specific products considered during the development of this test method are listed in Table 1. For bituminous emulsions refer to Test Method D-244. This test method, along with ASTM Test Method D-4006 (API Chapter 10.2 and IP 358), supersedes the previous edition of ASTM Test Method D-95 (API Standard 2560, IP74).

Note 1-With some types of oil, satisfactory results may be obtained from ASTM Test Method D-4007 (API Chapter 10.3, IP 358, and ASTM Method D-1796 API Chapter 10.6).

Also see:    ISO-3733


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