ASTM D6379 - 11(2019) - Standard Test Method for Determination of Aromatic Hydrocarbon Types in Aviation Fuels and Petroleum Distillates—High Performance Liquid Chromatography Method with Refractive Index Detection

ASTM D6379 - 11(2019)

Standard Test Method for Determination of Aromatic Hydrocarbon Types in Aviation Fuels and Petroleum Distillates—High Performance Liquid Chromatography Method with Refractive Index Detection

Status : Current   Published : June 2019

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1.1 This test method covers a high performance liquid chromatographic test method for the determination of mono-aromatic and di-aromatic hydrocarbon contents in aviation kerosenes and petroleum distillates boiling in the range from 50 °C to 300 °C, such as Jet A or Jet A-1 fuels. The total aromatic content is calculated from the sum of the individual aromatic hydrocarbon-types.

Note 1:  Samples with a final boiling point greater than 300 °C that contain tri-aromatic and higher polycyclic aromatic compounds are not determined by this test method and should be analyzed by Test Method D6591 or other suitable equivalent test methods.

1.2 This test method is calibrated for distillates containing from 10  %to 25 % m/m mono-aromatic hydrocarbons and from 0 % to 7 % m/m di-aromatic hydrocarbons.

1.3 The precision of this test method has been established for kerosene boiling range distillates containing from 10 % to 25 % m/m mono-aromatic hydrocarbons and from 0 % to 7 % m/m di-aromatic hydrocarbons.

1.4 Compounds containing sulfur, nitrogen, and oxygen are possible interferents. Mono-alkenes do not interfere, but conjugated di- and poly-alkenes, if present, are possible interferents.

1.5  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.6  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.




Standard NumberASTM D6379 - 11(2019)
TitleStandard Test Method for Determination of Aromatic Hydrocarbon Types in Aviation Fuels and Petroleum Distillates—High Performance Liquid Chromatography Method with Refractive Index Detection
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 June 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors aromatic hydrocarbons, aromatics, aviation fuel, high performance liquid chromatography, hydrocarbon types, jet fuel, petroleum distillates, refractive index detection, total aromatics in fuel
ICS71.040.50
75.160.20
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages6
File Size123 KB
Price£40.00


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