IP Standard Test Methods for analysis and testing of petroleum and related products, and British Standard 2000 Parts, 2019

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  • Method adopted/last revised:
  • Method reapproved: None
  • REF/ISBN: 9781787250659
  • Status: Current
  • First printed in STM books: May 2019
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IP Standard test methods (STM) is an essential part of any quality control regime for petroleum testing laboratories. A necessary tool for the national and international testing of petroleum and petroleum products, the 2019 version of IP Standard Test Methods also enables laboratories to provide evidence of compliance with the most up to date test methods during inspections.

Updates for the 2019 edition include:

3 new full standard test methods:

  • 620/18 Standard Test Method for Flash Point by Modified Continuously Closed Cup (MCCCFP) Tester
  • 625/18 Determination of saturated monoglycerides content in Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME) – Method by GC-FID
  • 626/18 Determination of kinematic viscosity – Method by Stabinger type viscosimeter

And 5 test methods with significant technical changes:

  • 41/18 Determination of the ignition quality of diesel fuels – Cetane engine method (ISO 5165:2017)
  • 323/18 Determination of thermal oxidation stability of gas turbine fuels
  • 367/19 Determination and application of precision data in relation to methods of test
  • 380/18 Calculation of cetane index of middle distillate fuels by the four-variable equation
  • 394/18 Determination of air saturated vapour pressure (ASVP) and calculated dry vapour pressure equivalent (DVPE)

Revisions to existing test methods are detailed in a summary of changes at the end of each method.

Sold in a 3 volume paperback set and includes a searchable, USB stick. To purchase individual methods, visit the IP Test Methods section of the site.

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