IP 170: Determination of flash point - Abel closed-cup method

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  • Method adopted/last revised: 2014
  • Method reapproved: None
  • REF/ISBN: IP170-2936900
  • Status: Current
  • First printed in STM books: April 2014


This International Standard specifies a method for the determination of the closed-cup flash point of combustible liquids having flash points between

-30,0 °C and 70,0 °C, inclusive. However, the precision given for this method is only valid for flash points in the range -5,0 °C to 66,5 °C.

This International Standard is not applicable to water-borne paints, which can, however, be tested using ISO 3679.

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