This specification covers two grades of kerosine suitable for use in critical kerosine burner applications: no. 1-K - a special low-sulfur grade kerosine suitable for use in nonflue-connected kerosine burner appliances and for use in wick-fed illuminating lamps, and no. 1-K - a special low-sulfur grade kerosine suitable for use in nonflue-connected kerosine burner appliances and for use in wick-fed illuminating lamps. Kerosine shall be a refined petroleum distillate consisting of a homogeneous mixture of hydrocarbons essentially free of water, inorganic acidic or basic compounds, and excessive amounts of particulate contaminants. The flash point, distillation range, viscosity requirements, sulphur requirements, mercaptan sulphur, copper strip corrosion, freezing point, burning quality, and saybolt color shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.
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1.1 This specification covers two grades of kerosine suitable for use in critical kerosine burner applications:
1.1.1 No. 1-K—A special low-sulfur grade kerosine suitable for use in nonflue-connected kerosine burner appliances and for use in wick-fed illuminating lamps.
1.1.2 No. 2-K—A regular grade kerosine suitable for use in flue-connected burner appliances and for use in wick-fed illuminating lamps.
1.2 This specification is intended for use in purchasing, as a reference for industry and governmental standardization, and as a source of technical information.
1.3 This specification, unless otherwise provided by agreement between the purchaser and the supplier, prescribes the required properties of kerosine at the time and place of custody transfer.
—The generation and dissipation of static electricity can create problems in the handling of kerosines. For more information on the subject, see Guide D4865.
1.4 Nothing in this specification shall preclude observance of federal, state, or local regulations which can be more restrictive.
1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D56 Test Method for Flash Point by Tag Closed Cup Tester
D86 Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products at Atmospheric Pressure
D130 Test Method for Corrosiveness to Copper from Petroleum Products by Copper Strip Test
D156 Test Method for Saybolt Color of Petroleum Products (Saybolt Chromometer Method)
D187 Test Method for Burning Quality of Kerosine
D445 Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids (and Calculation of Dynamic Viscosity)
D1266 Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum Products (Lamp Method)
D2386 Test Method for Freezing Point of Aviation Fuels
D2622 Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum Products by Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry
D2887 Test Method for Boiling Range Distribution of Petroleum Fractions by Gas Chromatography
D3227 Test Method for (Thiol Mercaptan) Sulfur in Gasoline, Kerosine, Aviation Turbine, and Distillate Fuels (Potentiometric Method)
D3828 Test Methods for Flash Point by Small Scale Closed Cup Tester
D4294 Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry
D4865 Guide for Generation and Dissipation of Static Electricity in Petroleum Fuel Systems
D4952 Test Method for Qualitative Analysis for Active Sulfur Species in Fuels and Solvents (Doctor Test)
D5453 Test Method for Determination of Total Sulfur in Light Hydrocarbons, Spark Ignition Engine Fuel, Diesel Engine Fuel, and Engine Oil by Ultraviolet Fluorescence
D5901 Test Method for Freezing Point of Aviation Fuels (Automated Optical Method)
D5972 Test Method for Freezing Point of Aviation Fuels (Automatic Phase Transition Method)
D6469 Guide for Microbial Contamination in Fuels and Fuel Systems
Energy Institute Standard
IP 10 Burning Test--24 Hour, Standard Methods for Analysis and Testing of Petroleum and Related Products, Vol 1
26 CFR Part 48 Diesel Fuel Excise Tax; Dye, Color, and Concentration
fuel oil; kerosine; petroleum and petroleum products;
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