Subcommittee D02.B0 has recently obtained jurisdiction of this procedure to maintain it as a current ASTM document. This procedure is referenced and used as part of several engine test procedures designed to test heavy duty engine lubricants for performance and is also heavily used to evaluate field oil samples for the viscosity effect of fuel dilution vs. shear loss. This standard remains an important document for evaluation of engine lubricants.
Keywordsdiesel fuel; fuel dilution; gas chromatography; lubricating oil;
Ballot Item Approved as D3524-2014 and Pending Publication