IP 598: Petroleum Products - Determination of the smoke point of kerosine, manual and automated method

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  • Method adopted/last revised: 2018
  • Method reapproved: None
  • REF/ISBN: IP598-7250659
  • Status: Current
  • First printed in STM books: May 2019


This Standard describes a manual and an automated procedure for the determination of the smoke point of kerosine. The automated procedure is the referee procedure.

NOTE The smoke point of kerosine is related to the hydrocarbon type composition, and provides an indication of relative smoke-producing properties in a diffusion flame.

WARNING — 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, health and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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