ASTM D1465 2010 Edition, May 1, 2010
Standard Test Method for Blocking and Picking Points of Petroleum Wax
Includes all amendments and changes through Reapproval Notice , 2015
Additional Comments: SAME AS TAPPI T 652
Published By:ASTM International (ASTM)
This test method covers the determination of the blocking point and picking point of petroleum wax.
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