Schedule 1 Fuel Test gives a broad understanding of the condition of fuel and its suitability for use. It results in a basic fuel condition report.
Schedule 2 Fuel Test provides a relatively detailed fuel condition report. This test gives the user a clear understanding of the condition of their fuel and its suitability for use.
Schedule 3 Fuel Test provides the most comprehensive fuel condition report available.
|Appearance||Yes||ASTM D4176||A quick indicator of water or dirt contamination in the fuel||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Colour||Yes||ASTM D1500||Diesel is naturally coloured. Changes may indicate ageing or contamination||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Particulate Contamination||Yes||OL1003||Particulates contribute to fuel system blockage and faulty injector operation||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Filter Blocking Tendency||Yes||ASTM D2068||Indicates how quickly filter may become blocked||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Moisture Content||Yes||ASTM D6304A||Moisture contributes to fuel system blockage, faulty injector operation and promotes fungal growth||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Density||Yes||ASTM D4052/D1298||Density is an indicator of contamination||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Bacterial/Fungal Growth||OL1056||Fungal growth contributes to fuel blockages, faulty injector operation and promotes corrosion||Yes||Yes|
|Flash Point Closed Cup||Yes||ASTM D93||Flash point helps indicate type and degree of contamination||Yes|
|Distillation Range||Yes||ASTM D86/D2887||Distillation range helps indicate type and degree of contamination||Yes|
|Cloud Point||Yes||ASTM D2500||The temperature at which wax crystals form. It is a measure of fuel cold weather properties||Yes|
|Calculated Cetane Index||Yes||ASTM D4737||Measures how easily diesel fuel ignited. High index generally indicates smoother combustion with less smoke||Yes|
|Biodiesel Content/Infrared Scan||OL1087||Measures the amount of biodiesel present, if any, in the fuel. The infrared scan also helps identify any contaminants present||Yes|
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