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ASTM D270 65th Edition, August 31, 1965
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Standard Method of Sampling Petroleum and Petroleum Products
Includes all amendments and changes through Reapproval Notice , 1980
Additional Comments: W/D S/S BY ASTM D4057 & ASTM D4177
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This method covers procedures for obtaining representative samples of stocks or shipments of crude petroleum and petroleum products, except electrical insulating oils, and butane, propane, and other petroleum products that are gases at atmospheric temperature and pressure.

NOTE 1—The procedures described in this method may also find application in sampling most noncorrosive liquid industrial chemicals.

NOTE 2—The procedure for sampling liquefied petroleum gases is described in ASTM Method D 1265. Sampling Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases,2 the procedure for sampling electrical insulating oils in ASTM Method D 923. Sampling Electrical Insulating Liquids:3 and the procedure for sampling natural gas in ASTM Method D 1145. Sampling Natural Gas.4

NOTE 3—The values stated in U.S. customary units are to be regarded as the standard. Metric equivalents have been rationalized where tolerances are considered non-critical.

2 Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Part 23.

3 Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Part 40.

4 Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Part 26.