ASTM WK64284

    Revision of D4814 - 18a Standard Specification for Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel

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    Active Standard: D4814 - 18a

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.A0.01 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    The Scope of Standard Specification ASTM D4814-18a advises the user that the specification covers the establishment of requirements of liquid automotive fuels for ground vehicles equipped with spark-ignition engines and provides for a variation of the volatility and water tolerance of automotive fuel in accordance with seasonal climatic changes at the locality where the fuel is used. This ballot seeks to resolve any ambiguity in D4814 in regards to the acceptability of a phase separated fuel being introduced introduced into a vehicle or equipment fuel tank.


    alcohol; antiknock index; automotive fuel; automotive gasoline; automotive spark-ignition engine fuel; copper strip corrosion; corrosion; distillation; driveability; Driveability Index; EPA regulations; ethanol; ether; fuel; gasoline; gasoline-alcohol blend; gasoline-ethanol blend; gasoline-ether blend; gasoline-oxygenate blend; induction period; lead; leaded fuel; manganese; methanol; MTBE; octane number; octane requirement; oxidation stability; oxygenate; oxygenate detection; phase separation; phosphorous; solvent-washed gum; sulfur; TV/L= 20 ; unleaded fuel; vapor-liquid ratio; vapor lock; vapor pressure; volatility; water tolerance;;
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    Technical Contact:
    Randy Jennings


    D02.A0 (18-07)

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