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ASTM D6217 - Particulate Contamination in Middle Distillate Fuels by Laboratory Filtration


We perform fuel quality testing by ASTM D6217 to measure the amount of particulate contamination in diesel and biodiesel by filtration. Particulate contamination in fuel is a significant factor in plugging fuel system filters and fuel systems. 

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Sample quantity required: 1 liter (1000 ml)

ASTM D6217 corresponds to IP 415.

Alcor Petrolab also performs particulate contamination testing by Hach 8160FTM 3012ISO 4406NAS 1638FTM 3010, FTM 3009ASTM D5452ASTM D4176ASTM D2276FTM 3013ASTM D4898. 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.

For additional information on this test method or to purchase a copy of the method, please click HERE to open a new window and visit the ASTM website. Learn more about our laboratory's certifications and quality program here.