ASTM WK59875

    Revision of D6584 - 17 Standard Test Method for Determination of Total Monoglycerides, Total Diglycerides, Total Triglycerides, and Free and Total Glycerin in B-100 Biodiesel Methyl Esters by Gas Chromatography

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    Active Standard: D6584 - 17

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.04.0L | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK59875


    Keywords

    biodiesel; free glycerin; gas chromatography; methyl esters; total glycerin;;

    Rationale

    A warning is needed to alert users of the method of possible severe underestimates and imprecision in free glycerin determinations due to the unexpectedly low solubility and high density of glycerin heterophases.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    07-19-2017

    Technical Contact:
    Richard Heiden

    Status:
    Draft Under Development