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I read one oil analysis report this morning, I found out test methods for water contain is GB/T 260-1977 instead of ASTM D95, others also use difference method.

Water Contain: GB/T 260-1977 & ASTM D95
FLASH POINT: GB/T 3536-2008 & ASTM D92
PENTANE INSOLUBLES: GB/T 8926-1988 & ASTM D893

My question is: Is there a conversion factor or equation?
 
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Why don't you contact the lab that originated this report and ask them about it? While you do this, ask them about the procedures of these "GB/T" methods and if and how they differ from the ASTM procedures you quoted.
 
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Hello DS,

"when in Rome do as the Romans do" ASTM is the American Standards and Testing GB/T is the Chineese equivelent. The test results should show similar values, but the importand thing is to understand the baseline of the analysis and watch the trending.
good luck
 
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