ASTM WK17916

    Revision of D3948 - 07 Standard Test Method for Determining Water Separation Characteristics of Aviation Turbine Fuels by Portable Separometer

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    Active Standard: D3948 - 13

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.J0.05 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK17916

    1. Rationale

    Emcee Electronics Ltd. has developed a new model of MicroSeparometer, the Mark X. Following extensive lab testing which has demonstrated equivalency of the Mark X to the currently approved Mark V Deluxe model, a revision to D3948 will be balloted to include the Mark X model in the test method, and add a reference to Research Report XXXX which documents the laboratory testing and equivalency.


    Keywords

    aviation turbine fuel; coalescence; jet fuel coalescer; MSEP rating; surfactant; water separation;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    12-26-2007

    Technical Contact:
    Chris Papastrat

    Item:
    029

    Ballot:
    D02 (08-06)

    Status:
    Ballot Item Approved