A motion was passed at the June 26, 2012 ASTM Subcommittee D02.A meeting to ballot the addition of D7220 - Sulfur in Automotive, Heating, and Jet Fuels by Monochromatic Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry to D4814 Standard Specification for Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel as an alternative sulfur determination test method. Rationale: A large inter-laboratory study (ILS-628) was conducted in Subcommittee D02.03 (Elemental Analysis) in 2010. In this study, D7220 tested 8 gasoline materials that included natural (straight-run) and reformulated (oxygenated) spark-ignition engine fuels. The precision (r & R) obtained is shown in comparison to two commonly used D4814 test methods in the following Table 1.
alcohol; antiknock index; automotive fuel; automotive gasoline; automotive spark-ignition engine fuel; copper strip corrosion; corrosion; distillation; driveability; Driveability Index; EPA regulations; ethanol; ether; fuel; gasoline; gasoline-alcohol blend; gasoline-ethanol blend; gasoline-ether blend; gasoline-oxygenate blend; induction period; lead; leaded fuel; methanol; MTBE; octane number; octane requirement; oxidation stability; oxygenate; oxygenate detection; phase separation; phosphorous; solvent-washed gum; sulfur; TV/L = 20; unleaded fuel; vapor-liquid ratio; vapor lock; vapor pressure; volatility; water tolerance; Alcohol content; Automotive engine fuels/oils--specifications; Petroleum products--specifications
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