ASTM WK76668

    Revision of D6890 - 18 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 - 18

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



    cetane number; derived cetane number; diesel performance; ignition characteristic; ignition delay;;


    This work item changes the definition of the term biodiesel blend (BXX) in D6890 to harmonize it with the same term in D6751. The definition in D6751 was recently modified and this proposal seeks to harmonize the definitions of the term across appropriate standards.

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    Technical Contact:
    David Gardiner

    Draft Under Development