ASTM D235 - Specification for Mineral Spirits
We perform quality and conformance testing by specification ASTM D235, which covers mineral spirits used mainly in the coatings and dry-cleaning industries. This specification covers four types of mineral spirits, also called hydrocarbon solvents, petroleum spirits, & Stoddard Solvents.
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This is a list of the tests required by Specification ASTM D235. Some of these tests are customized for this exact specification. Alcor Petrolab and Phoenix Chemical Laboratory specialize in unusual and custom testing, and our testing capabilities are continuing to expand; to discuss the exact testing you need, contact one of our laboratories today. To see more information about one of these tests, click on the test method number.
- Aromatic Content
- ASTM D56 - Flash Point
or ASTM D3278 - Flash Point (Alternate test for ASTM D56)
- ASTM D156 - Saybolt Color Analysis
or ASTM D1209 - Color (Alternate test for ASTM D156)
- ASTM D1133 - KB Number
- ASTM D1159 - Bromine Number
or ASTM D2710 - Bromine Index (Alternate test for ASTM D1159)
- ASTM D1296 - Odor Analysis
- ASTM D3227 - Mercaptan Sulfur Analysis
- Doctor Test
- ASTM D86 - Distillation
- ASTM D130 - Corrosion Copper Strip
- Specific Gravity