ASTM International - ASTM E77-14(2021)

Standard Test Method for Inspection and Verification of Thermometers

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 May 2021
Status: active
Page Count: 13
ICS Code (Temperature-measuring instruments): 17.200.20
significance And Use:

4.1Â The test method described in this standard will ensure that the thermometers listed in Specifications E1 and E2251 will indicate temperatures within the maximum scale errors listed, be... View More

scope:

1.1Â This test method covers visual and dimensional inspection and test for scale accuracy to be used in the verification of liquid-in-glass thermometers as specified in Specifications E1 and E2251. However, these procedures may be applied to other liquid-in-glass thermometers.2

Note 1:Â The use of NIST SP250-232 is recommended.

1.2 Warningâ€"Mercury has been designated by many regulatory agencies as a hazardous substance that can cause serious medical issues. Mercury, or its vapor, has been demonstrated to be hazardous to health and corrosive to materials. Use caution when handling mercury and mercury-containing products. See the applicable product Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for additional information. The potential exists that selling mercury or mercury-containing products, or both, is prohibited by local or national law. Users must determine legality of sales in their location.

1.3Â 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4Â This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM E77-14(2021)
May 1, 2021
Standard Test Method for Inspection and Verification of Thermometers
1.1Â This test method covers visual and dimensional inspection and test for scale accuracy to be used in the verification of liquid-in-glass thermometers as specified in Specifications E1 and E2251....
May 1, 2014
Standard Test Method for Inspection and Verification of Thermometers
1.1 This test method covers visual and dimensional inspection and test for scale accuracy to be used in the verification of liquid-in-glass thermometers as specified in Specifications E1 and E2251....
May 1, 2014
Standard Test Method for Inspection and Verification of Thermometers
1.1 This test method covers visual and dimensional inspection and test for scale accuracy to be used in the verification of liquid-in-glass thermometers as specified in Specifications E1 and E2251....
December 1, 2007
Standard Test Method for Inspection and Verification of Thermometers
1.1 This test method covers visual and dimensional inspection, test for permanency of pigment, test for bulb stability, and test for scale accuracy to be used in the verification of liquid-in-glass...
November 1, 2003
Standard Test Method for Inspection and Verification of Thermometers
The test method described in this standard will ensure that the thermometers listed in Specification E 1 will indicate temperatures within the maximum scale errors listed, be compatible with the...
November 10, 1998
Standard Test Method for Inspection and Verification of Thermometers
1.1 This test method covers visual and dimensional inspection, test for permanency of pigment, test for bulb stability, and test for scale accuracy to be used in the verification of liquid-in-glass...
January 1, 1966
Standard Method for Inspection, Test, And Standardization Of Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers
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