IP PM FA: Determination of the level of dispersed particles in diesel fuel – Generic Automatic Particle Counter Method

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  • Method adopted/last revised: 2020
  • Method reapproved: None
  • REF/ISBN: IPPMFA7250695
  • Status: New
  • First printed in STM books: January 2020
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This standard describes a method for determining the level of dispersed particles in diesel and diesel blends with up to 10 % (V/V) fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) for particles ≥4 μm(c) ≥6 μm(c) and ≥14 μm(c). An optional procedure is included as Annex A to remove water and toluene soluble particles which are thought to be soft and non-abrasive.

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