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IP 378 - Storage Stability

We perform diesel quality testing by IP 378 to evaluate the storage stability of diesel fuel over a period of time. The fuel is filtered and stored at an elevated temperature for a length of time (between 0 and 24 weeks). Afterwards, the fuel is analyzed for filterable and adherent insolubles. Oxidation and other degradative reactions that lead to sediment formation and fuel color changes are slightly accelerated by these test conditions.

We also perform storage stability testing by ASTM D4625ASTM D5304FTM 3465FTM 3467MIL-PRF-3150 §4.5.5MIL-PRF-7808L §4.4.4MIL-PRF-7808L §4.4.5MIL-PRF-83261 §4.4.3, and MIL-PRF-83363 §4.4.2. These different test methods use different instruments or procedures or are used for certain sample types. Click on the test method number to learn more about each test.

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IP 378 corresponds to ASTM D4625.