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BSI - BS 2000-309

Methods of test for Petroleum and its products Part 309. Diesel and domestic heating fuels - Determination of cold filter plugging point

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Organization: BSI
Publication Date: 1 January 1999
Status: inactive
Page Count: 24
ICS Code (Liquid fuels): 75.160.20
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This European Standard specifies a method for the determination of the cold filter plugging point (CFPP) of diesel and domestic heating fuels (see 3.1) using either manual or automated test equipment. The manual test equipment and automated test equipment are both suitable for referee purposes.

This European Standard is applicable to distillate fuels, including those containing a flow-improving or other additive, intended for use in diesel engines and domestic heating installations.

The results obtained from the method specified in this European Standard are suitable for estimating the lowest temperature at which a fuel will give trouble-free flow in the fuel system.

NOTE : In the case of diesel fuels the results are usually close to the temperature of failure in service except when the fuel system contains, for example, a paper filter installed in a location exposed to the weather or if the filter plugging temperature is more than 12 °C below the cloud point of the fuel. Domestic heating installations are usually less critical and often operate satisfactorily at temperatures somewhat lower than those indicated by the test results.

The difference in results obtained from the sample "as received" and after heat treatment at 45° C for 30 min can be used to investigate complaints of unsatisfactory performance under low temperature conditions.

WARMNG : The use of this standard may involve hazardous materials, operations and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems 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.

Document History

January 1, 2015
Diesel and domestic heating fuels - Determination of cold filter plugging point - Stepwise cooling bath method
This European Standard specifies a method for the determination of the cold filter plugging point (CFPP) of diesel and domestic heating fuels (see 3.1) using automated test equipment. Manual test...
BS 2000-309
January 1, 1999
Methods of test for Petroleum and its products Part 309. Diesel and domestic heating fuels - Determination of cold filter plugging point
This European Standard specifies a method for the determination of the cold filter plugging point (CFPP) of diesel and domestic heating fuels (see 3.1) using either manual or automated test...

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