1-11. LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS - continued.
Water Still: An electrically heated portable still used to provide pure distilled water for use in the laboratory.
Distillation Units: There are two of these units. The right-hand unit is a gas oil unit and has an immersion heater
in its condenser. Both units are used to perform ASTM test method D-86.
Fire Extinguisher: There are three 5-lb fire extinguishers; two are located in the laboratory and one is in the
POWER PANEL NO. 2: This panel is located in the mechanical room and contains circuit breakers that supply
power to the four environment control units, mechanical room lighting, convenience outlets, and all electrically
operated equipment located in the mechanical room.
Air Compressor: The air compressor is a base mounted, 2-cylinder, single stage compressor driven by a 3-hp
electric motor. The compressor is capable of providing air at 120 psi.
Refrigerator. The refrigerator provides 6.5 cubic feet (182 cmm) of refrigerated space and is explosion proof.
Copper Strip Corrosion Bath: Used with copper corrosion test bombs to perform ASTM test D-130.
Fluid Sampling Kit: Used to perform field sampling of liquids from pressurized systems as specified in ASTM
Drain Tank and Sump Pump: The still, RVP bath and return water drain into this tank which contains the sump
pump. The sump pump discharges the tank's contents into the main drain line.
Utility Bath: Used to perform ASTM test D-91 and D-1796. This is a constant temperature general purpose bath.
Water Heater: Provides hot water to the system. It is an electric heater with a 6-gallon capacity.
Grease Working Machine: Used to perform ASTM test D-217. It is hand operated.
Flowmeter Kit: Kit consists of four flowmeters and housing with removable stand for countertop use or with panel
support mount. It is used , to measure and calculate flow rate.
Curbside Cabinets: Provide storage for equipment and supplies.
Gas Detector: Detects dangerous accumulation of gases in the laboratory.
Typewriter: A portable mechanical typewriter used to prepare records and reports.