ASTM D240 PDF
STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR HEAT OF COMBUSTION OF LIQUID HYDROCARBON FUELS BY BOMB CALORIMETER. This test method. The heat of combustion is a measure of the energy available from a fuel. ASTM D Standard Test Method for Heat of Combustion of Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuels by Bomb Calorimeter.
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Do not astj dented or damaged cylinders. A microprocessor-based controller monitors both the temperature of the bucket and the jacket and performs the necessary heat leak corrections that result from differences in these two temperatures. Each of these thermometers shall have been tested for accuracy at intervals no larger than 2. If, by accident, the oxygen introduced into the bomb should exceed 4. Oxygen – with the test sample and fuse in place, slowly charge the bomb with oxygen to 3.
The ast, should only be handled with forceps.
Make each determination according to the procedure described in Section 9 and compute the corrected temperature rise. Use with adequate ventilation.
Record this as the final temperature. Keep cylinder from corrosive environment. Shorter lengths may be used if the same length is employed in all tests, including standardization tests. Determine sulfur by analyzing the bomb washings remaining after the acid titration, using the procedure described in Test Methods D, D, D, D, D, or D Available request a quote.
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ASTM D240-09 – International Standards
The products of combustion, in oxygen, are gaseous carbon dioxide, nitrogen astk, sulfur dioxide, and liquid water. These corrections are applied continuously in real-time throughout the test rather than as a final correction based on pre and post-test measurements. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use.
Test Room – The room in which the calorimeter is operated must be free from drafts and not subject to sudden temperature changes. Weigh the sample to the nearest 0.
Oxygen – Commercial oxygen produced from liquid air can be used without purification. Fill a hypodermic syringe with the sample. Request a Free Quote Right Now.
Time intervals are not recorded as they are not critical in the adiabatic method. The water can be measured volumetrically if it is measured always at the same temperature.
Net Heat of Combustion – the quantity of energy released when a unit mass of fuel is burned at constant pressure, with all of the products, including water, being gaseous. Do not use oil on regulators, gauges, or control equipment.
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Do not exceed the sample size limits. Type text as it appears:: Always use a pressure regulator. Remove from the balance with forceps. Looking for a specific close-up? The same ambient conditions must be maintained for all experiments, including standardization. Use the same units in all calculations, including standardization.
Adequate facilities for lighting, heating, and ventilating shall be provided.
Determine the sulfur content of the sample if it exceeds 0. Benzoic Acid, Standard – Benzoic acid powder must be compressed into a tablet or pellet before weighing. Pressure-Sensitive Tape – Cellophane tape d40 1. Remove and measure the combined pieces of unburned firing wire, and subtract from the original length. In this design the oxygen bomb and bucket are removed from the calorimeter for loading the sample and filling the bucket with the carefully measured amount of water which absorbs the energy released in atm combustion.
Base metal alloy crucibles are acceptable if after a few preliminary firings the weight d204 not change significantly between tests. Weight of Sample – Control the weight of sample including the auxiliary fuel so that the temperature rise produced by its combustion will be equal to that of 0.
Analysis of Bomb Contents – Remove the bomb and release the pressure at a uniform rate such that the operation will require not less than 1 minute. In these implementations, a asym jacket completely surrounds the combustion bomb and its “bucket”. Avoid buildup d2400 vapors and eliminate all sources of ignition, especially non-explosion-proof electrical apparatus and heaters.
In this procedure, the combustion takes place at a constant pressure of 0. If the heat of combustion is required on a clean fuel, filter the sample to remove free water and insoluble ash before testing.
The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard.