Flashpoint Testing

Flashpoint testing for petroleum, fuel,and chemicals.

Intertek provides flashpoint testing through a global network of laboratories. Flashpoint testing is conducted to industry practice, including ASTM and other test standards. Intertek flashpoint tests are available for petroleum, chemicals, fuels, consumer goods, and many other materials. 

Flashpoint tests:

  • Abel Flash Point test
  • Pensky-Martens Flash Point test
  • Tag Flash Point test
  • Cleveland Open Cup Flash Point Test (COC)
  • Rapid Equilibrium Methods (RECC)
  • Rapid Equilibrium Flash, No-Flash Methods
  • Continuously Closed Cup Method (CCCF)

Flashpoint test methods:

Pensky-Martens Flashpoint (Open and Closed Cup):

  • ASTM D93 
  • ISO 2719, IP34, IP 404 (PMCC)
  • IP 35, BS2000-35 (PM Open Cup)

Tag Cup Flashpoint:

  • ASTM D56 (Tag Closed Cup)
  • ASTM D3143 (Tag Open Cup)
  • AASHTO T79 (Tag Open Cup)

Cleveland Open Cup Flashpoint:

  • ASTMD92, AASHTO T48 (COC)
  • IP 36, EN ISO 2592 (COC)

Abel Closed Cup Flashpoint:

  • IP 170, EN ISO 13736, (Abel Closed Cup)

Rapid Equilibrium Flashpoint:

  • ASTM D3828, ASTM D3941, ASTM D3934, (RECC and Flash, No-Flash)
  • IP523, ISO 3679, IP492, EN ISO 1523 (RECC)
  • IP 524, EN ISO 3680, IP 491, EN ISO 1516, (RECC, Flash, No-Flash)

Continously Closed Cup Flashpoint:

  • ASTM D6450 (CCCFP)
Flashpoint testing measures the temperature at which a volatile material vaporizes, forming an ignitable mixture. 
 
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