ASTM D909-01

    Standard Test Method for Knock Characteristics of Aviation Gasoline's by the Supercharge Method

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the knock-limited power, under supercharge rich-mixture conditions, of fuels for use in spark-ignition reciprocating aircraft engines, in terms of ASTM supercharge octane or performance number. By operational considerations, this test method is restricted to testing fuels of 85 ASTM supercharge octane number and over.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific precautionary statements are given in Annex 7.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

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    D5059 Test Methods for Lead in Gasoline by X-Ray Spectroscopy

    D6299 Practice for Applying Statistical Quality Assurance and Control Charting Techniques to Evaluate Analytical Measurement System Performance

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    IP 224/02 Determination of Low Lead Content of Light Petroleum Distillates by Dithizone Extraction and Colorimetric Method

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    CFR F-4 Form 893 Supercharge Method Aviation Gasoline Rating Unit Operation & Maintenance

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 75.160.20 (Liquid fuels)

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    DOI: 10.1520/D0909-01

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    ASTM D909-01, Standard Test Method for Knock Characteristics of Aviation Gasoline's by the Supercharge Method, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2001,

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