ASTM WK65450

    Revision of D86 - 17 Standard Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products and Liquid Fuels at Atmospheric Pressure

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    Active Standard: D86 - 18

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.08 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK65450


    Keywords

    batch distillation; distillates; distillation; laboratory distillation; petroleum products;;

    Rationale

    This revision addresses the expansion of the scope of the test method to cover biodiesel blends up to 30 % volume with middle distillate fuels. The expansion of the scope is also in harmony with the revision of ISO 3405, a companion test method. A small study was conducted with several B30 samples using two biodiesel blend stocks with three middle distillate base fuels. The conclusions of that study support the expansion of the scope to B30 and a research report is included with this ballot.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    10-19-2018

    Technical Contact:
    Michael Collier

    Status:
    Draft Under Development