ASTM WK39427

    Work Item: ASTM WK39427 - Revision of D4814 - 11b Standard Specification for Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel

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    Active Standard: D4814 - 13b

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.A0 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager



    1. Rationale

    This ballot is narrowly focused and seeks only to remove out of date non-mandatory Appendix X1 information from the gasoline specification D4814. It does not seek to include minimum octane number limits. Future octane number task group work will focus on generating the necessary performance data to understand the role of octane number for todays modern vehicles and whether it should be specified in D4814.


    Keywords

    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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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    10-18-2012

    Technical Contact:
    William Studzinski

    Item:
    001

    Ballot:
    D02.A0 (12-06)

    Status:
    Negative Votes Need Resolution