ASTM International - ASTM D95-99
Standard Test Method for Water in Petroleum Products and Bituminous Materials by Distillation
|Publication Date:||10 June 1999|
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 D244. This test method, along with ASTM Test Method D4006 (API Chapter 10.2 and IP 358), supersedes the previous edition of ASTM Test Method D95 (API Standard 2560, IP74).
Note 1-With some types of oil, satisfactory results may be obtained from ASTM Test Method D4007 (API Chapter 10.3, IP 358, and ASTM Method D1796 API Chapter 10.6).
1.2 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems 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 specific hazard statements, see 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.