ASTM WK44982

    Revision of D6890 - 13b Standard Test Method for Determination of Ignition Delay and Derived Cetane Number (DCN) of Diesel Fuel Oils by Combustion in a Constant Volume Chamber

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    Active Standard: D6890 - 13be1

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.01 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    Recent crosschecks have lead to conclude that published r and R are too large. Propose study and RR possibly to update the method.


    cetane number; derived cetane number; diesel performance; ignition characteristic; ignition delay;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Richard Stanley

    Draft Under Development