Melting Point

ASTM D87 IP 55 ISO 3841 MELTING POINT OF PETROLEUM WAX (COOLING CURVE)
This test method covers the determination of the melting point (cooling curve) of petroleum wax. It is unsuitable for waxes of the petrolatum group, microcrystalline waxes, or blends of such waxes with paraffin wax or scale wax.

WAX MELTING POINT APPARATUS

Consisting of: air bath with brass cylinder Ø51×114 mm for hold the test tube firmly in a vertical position in the center of the air bath, test tube Ø25×100 mm with reference line for sample filling at 51 mm above the bottom and a reference line for positioning of the bottom of the thermometer at 10 mm above the bottom, a chromium-plated metal water bath Ø130×152 mm. Complete of cork.

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