ASTM-D3948 › Standard Test Method for Determining Water Separation Characteristics of Aviation Turbine Fuels by Portable Separometer
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1.1 This test method covers a rapid portable means for field and laboratory use to rate the ability of aviation turbine fuels to release entrained or emulsified water when passed through fiberglass coalescing material.
1.2 The procedure section of this test method contains two different modes of test equipment operation. The primary difference between the modes of operation is the rate of fuel flow through the fiberglass coalescing material. Test method selection is dependent on the particular fuel to be tested.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
aviation turbine fuel; coalescence; jet fuel coalescer; MSEP rating; surfactant; water separation;; ICS Number Code 75.160.20 (Liquid fuels)
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Jan. 1, 2015