ASTM International - ASTM D6371-99
Standard Test Method for Cold Filter Plugging Point of Diesel and Heating Fuels
|Publication Date:||10 February 1999|
|ICS Code (Liquid fuels):||75.160.20|
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the cold filter plugging point (CFPP) temperature of diesel and domestic heating fuels using either manual or automated apparatus.
Note 1-This test method is technically equivalent to test methods IP 309 and EN 116.
1.2 The manual apparatus and automated apparatus are both suitable for referee purposes.
1.3 This test method is applicable to distillate fuels, including those containing a flow-improving or other additive, intended for use in diesel engines and domestic heating installations.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific hazard statements, see Section 7.