Standard Test Method for Oxidation Stability of Aviation Fuels (Potential Residue Method)
|Publication Date:||1 June 2012|
|ICS Code (Liquid fuels):||75.160.20|
This test method2 covers the determination of the tendency of aviation reciprocating, turbine, and jet engine fuels to form gum and deposits under accelerated aging conditions. (Warning-This test method is not intended for determining the stability of fuel components, particularly those with a high percentage of low boiling unsaturated compounds, as these may cause explosive conditions within the apparatus.)
NOTE 1-For the measurement of the oxidation stability (induction period) of motor gasoline, refer to Test Method D525.
The accepted SI unit of pressure is the kilo pascal (kPa); the accepted SI unit of temperature is °C.
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This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
2 Further information can be found in the June 1978, January 1979, and June 1986 editions of the Institute of Petroleum Review.