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ASTM Proficiency Test: #6 Fuel Oil

EPTIS factsheet 152247 | Last revision 2020-06-05 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts152247 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts152247

PT provider
PT provider ASTM International ASTM International
Based in United States
Product groups Consumer products
Fluid engineering
Petroleum and coal products
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Fire behaviour
Materials evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
#6 Fuel Oil Nitrogen D3228, D4629, D5762
Ash ASTM D482
Density ASTM D1298
Sediment D473, D4870
Asphaltenes ASTM D6560
Flash Point ASTM D93
Heat Content ASTM D240
Pour Point ASTM D97
Sulfur Content D2622, D4294
Water and Sediment ASTM D1796
Acid Number ASTM D664
API Gravity D287
Metals/Wear Contaminants ASTM D5185
Vanadium, Nickel, Iron, Sodium D1548, D5708, D5863
Water by Content by Distillation ASTM D95
The Spot Test ASTM D4740
Viscosity Kinematic ASTM D445, ASTM D7042
Carbon Residue D189, D524, D4530
Aluminum and Silicon ASTM D5184
n-Heptane Insolubles ASTM D3279
Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen ASTM D5291
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee $736
Regularly operated Yes (three times annually)
Year of first operation 1995
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
ASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Drive
19428 West Conshohocken, PA
United States

Phone: +1-610-832-9500
Fax: +1-610-832-9782
Web: http://www.astm.org/STATQA/index.html http://www.astm.org/STATQA/index.html
Amy Meacock
Phone: +1-610-832-9688
Fax: +1-610-832-9782
Email: ptp@astm.org ptp@astm.org
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Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5