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 8160, FTM 3012, ISO 4406, NAS 1638, FTM 3010, FTM 3009, ASTM D5452, ASTM D4176, ASTM D2276, FTM 3013, ASTM 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.
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