ASTM International - ASTM D6426-02a
Standard Test Method for Determining Filterability of Distillate Fuel Oils
|Publication Date:||10 December 2002|
|ICS Code (Liquid and solid fuel burners):||27.060.10|
1.1 This test method covers a procedure for determining the filterability of distillate fuel oils within the viscosity range from 1.70 to 6.20 mm2/s (cSt) at 40°C.
ASTM specification fuels falling within the scope of this test method are Specification D 396 Grade Nos. 1 and 2, Specification D 975 Grades 1-D, low sulfur 1-D, 2-D, and low sulfur 2-D, and Specification D 2880 Grade Nos. 1-GT and 2-GT.
1.2 This test method is not applicable to fuels that contain undissolved water.
1.3 The values stated in SI units shall be considered standard.
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.