ASTM WK30211

    New Specification for Butanol for Blending with Gasolines for Use as Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel

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    WK30211

    1. Scope

    This specification covers butanol intended to be blended with unleaded gasolines at 1 to 12.5 volume % for use as a spark ignition automotive engine fuel.


    Keywords

    isobutanol:n-butanol:sec-butanol:

    Rationale

    Multiple companies (Gevo, BP/Dupont, Cobalt, etc) are working on technology to develop butanol to commerical scale for use in spark ignition automotive engine fuel. This will help industry/engine manufacturers/certification groups to establish a standard on which to operate.

    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    08-27-2010

    Technical Contact:
    Glenn Johnston

    Status:
    Approved