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ASTM E457 2008 Edition, May 1, 2008
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Standard Test Method for Measuring Heat-Transfer Rate Using a Thermal Capacitance (Slug) Calorimeter
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This test method describes the measurement of heat transfer rate using a thermal capacitance-type calorimeter which assumes one-dimensional heat conduction into a cylindrical piece of material (slug) with known physical properties.

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

NOTE 1-For information see Test Methods E285, E422, E458, E459, and E511. 

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.