Revision of D6890 - 03a 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 - 16e1

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


    1. Rationale

    Ballot to add a sample flush only procedure to D 6890 Rationale: Evaluation of the data from the alternative flushing procedure on samples used in the precision statement round robin by Section B chair Alex (attached) found that there was no overwhelming statistical evidence that indicate the change in flushing procedure affected the outcome of the test procedure therefore, the flush only procedure


    cetane number; derived cetane number; diesel performance; ignition characteristic; ignition delay
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Gary Webster

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