K40000 LPG Copper Strip Corrosion Test Cylinder


Test Method
Tests the corrosiveness of LPG to copper by immersion of a polished test strip in the sample inside a test cylinder at elevated temperature. After one hour the test strip is removed and compared against the ASTM Copper Strip Corrosion Standards. Complete test consists of LPG Corrosion Test Cylinders, Water Bath, Copper Strips, Polishing Materials and the ASTM Copper Strip Corrosion Test Standards.

Features and Benefits
• Conforms to ASTM D1838 and related specifications


K40000 LPG Copper Strip Corrosion Test Cylinder
Stainless steel cylinder with 1/4" needle valves for purging and admitting LPG samples. Dip tube with hook suspends copper strip in sample. Knurled, threaded cap with O-ring gasket hand tightens to a positive seal. Withstands hydrostatic test pressure of 1000 psig (6895kPa).

Conforms to the specifications of:
ASTM D1838; GPA 2140; ISO 6251

Ordering Information



Product Description


LPG Copper Strip Corrosion Test Cylinder




Product Description


Copper Strip for LPG
12.5x1.5-3.0x75mm with 3.2mm hole per ASTM specifications


Connecting Tubing
Sulfur-free plastic-lined tubing for connection of test cylinder valve to sample source. With 1/4" stainless steel and aluminum connectors. 24" long


ASTM Copper Strip Corrosion Test Standards
Colored reproductions of tarnished strips encased in a plastic plaque.


Silicone Carbide Paper, 240-grit
For polishing copper strips prior to testing. Pack of 50 sheets.


Silicone Carbide Grain, 150-grit
For final polishing of copper strips prior totesting. 1 lb package.


Polishing Vise
Holds copper strip firmly in place without marring the edges. Stainless steel, mounted on a composition base.


Multi-Strip Polishing Vise
Similar to K25000 but capable of holding four strips at a time.


ASTM 12F Thermometer
Range: –5 to +215F


ASTM 12C Thermometer
Range: –20 to +102C


When inquiring about NIST traceable certified thermometers, please refer to the catalog number for the corresponding thermometer and replace the middle three zeros in the catalog number with 004. Example: 251-000-01C ASTM 1C Thermometer would be 251-004-01C ASTM 1C Certified Thermometer.