IP 559: Determination of density of middle distillate fuels - Hand held oscillating U-tube density meter method

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  • Method adopted/last revised: 2012
  • Method reapproved: None
  • REF/ISBN: IP559-2936450
  • Status: New
  • First printed in STM books: January 2012


This standard specifies a procedure for the determination of the density of transparent distillate fuels at test temperatures between 0 °C and 40 °C.

This standard is suitable for determining the density to the nearest 1 kg/m3. To determine the density to the nearest 0,1 kg/m3 use the IP 365 test method.

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