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ASTM D 2501 : 2011

Superseded
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Standard Test Method for Calculation of Viscosity-Gravity Constant (VGC) of Petroleum Oils
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

11-11-2014

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-10-2011

1.1 This test method covers the calculation of the viscosity-gravity constant (VGC) of petroleum oils having viscosities in excess of 5.5 mm2/s at 40°C (104°F) and in excess of 0.8 mm2/s at 100°C (212°F).

1.2 Annex A1 describes a method for calculating the VGC from Saybolt (SUS) viscosity and relative density.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3.1 The SI unit of kinematic viscosity is mm2/s.

1.3.2 ExceptionFahrenheit temperature units are used in this practice because they are accepted by industry for the type of legacy conversions described in this practice.

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.

Committee
D 02
DocumentType
Test Method
Pages
3
PublisherName
American Society for Testing and Materials
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

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ASTM D 3189 : 2006 : R2016 Standard Test Methods for Rubber—Evaluation of Solution BR (Polybutadiene Rubber)
ASTM D 3182 : 2016 Standard Practice for Rubber—Materials, Equipment, and Procedures for Mixing Standard Compounds and Preparing Standard Vulcanized Sheets
ASTM D 5964 : 2016 Standard Practice for Rubber IRM 901, IRM 902, and IRM 903 Replacement Oils for ASTM No. 1, ASTM No. 2, ASTM No. 3 Oils, and IRM 905 formerly ASTM No. 5 Oil
ASTM D 471 : 2016 : REV A Standard Test Method for Rubber Property—Effect of Liquids
ASTM D 5900 : 2017 : EDT 1 Standard Specification for Physical and Chemical Properties of Industry Reference Materials (IRM)
ASTM D 6074 : 2015 Standard Guide for Characterizing Hydrocarbon Lubricant Base Oils
ASTM D 2226 : 1993 : R2018 Standard Classification for Various Types of Petroleum Oils for Rubber Compounding Use

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