PERFORMING ASTM TESTS
In order for a petroleum laboratory non-commissioned officer (NCO) to successfully perform ASTM tests, he or
she needs to have knowledge of assembling the apparatus, calculating and reporting the results, and performing
PMCS on the laboratory equipment.
This lesson covers the procedures for assembling the laboratory apparatus, performing the tests, calculating and
reporting the results, and performing PMCS on the laboratory equipment.
Terminal Learning Objective:
Action: Acquire knowledge on performing PMCS, preparing and assembling laboratory apparatus for each
test, calculating and reporting the results, completing DA Form 2077, and identifying the applicable
safety procedures and environmental considerations.
Condition: Given all required materials.
Standards: These tasks will be accomplished according to MIL-STD-3004, MIL-HDBK-200 and ASTM