ASTM International - ASTM D2156-94(1999)
Standard Test Method for Smoke Density in Flue Gases from Burning Distillate Fuels
|Publication Date:||10 April 1999|
|ICS Code (Liquid fuels):||75.160.20|
1.1 This test method covers the evaluation of smoke density in the flue gases from burning distillate fuels. It is intended primarily for use with home heating equipment burning kerosine or heating oils. It can be used in the laboratory or in the field to compare fuels for clean burning or to compare heating equipment.
1.2 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.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are provided for information only. Arbitrary and relative units are also used.