ASTM D7261 Standard Test Method for Determining Water Separation Characteristics of Diesel Fuels by Portable Separometer -- eLearning Course

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About the Course

This course covers a rapid portable means for field and laboratory use to rate the ability of diesel fuels (both neat and those containing additives) to release entrained or emulsified water when passed through fiberglass coalescing material.

The course takes approximately 1 hour to complete and includes instructional video content, interactive knowledge checks, and a self-grading quiz. Downloadable resources include a pdf of the standard.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recall the apparatus required for this test method
  • Identify the reagents and materials required for this test method.
  • Identify the hazards associated with this test method
  • Explain the steps to prepare the apparatus
  • Recall the sampling and sample preparation steps
  • Describe the calibration and verification of the instrument
  • Describe the procedure to determine water separation characteristics of diesel fuels by portable separometer
  • Explain the interpretation of results for this test method.
  • Recall the reporting requirements for this test method


Anyone who runs the D7261 test method or who needs an understanding of the test method and how it is properly run.

Certificate and CEUs

CEUs: .1 or 1 PDH

Certificate: A certificate is available upon successful completion of the course and an 80% or higher score on the exam.

ASTM Standards Referenced

ASTM D7261


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