Can the APHA platinum cobalt methods for color be used successfully in oil based samples?

Document ID

Document ID TE1577

Published Date

Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
Can the APHA platinum cobalt methods for color be used successfully in oil based samples?
Summary
APHA method for oil
Answer
The application and scope of the method does not include oil. The LICO Color Meter following the method for transparent liquids is a more suitable instrument and method for measuring oils (including mineral oil).