ASTM-D6986 › Standard Test Method for Free Water, Particulate and Other Contamination in Aviation Fuels (Visual Inspection Procedures)
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1.1 This test method covers two procedures for establishing the presence of suspended free water, solid particulate, and other contaminants in aviation gasoline and aviation turbine fuels.
1.1.1 Both procedures are intended primarily for use as field tests with the fuel at handling temperature.
1.1.2 Procedure A uses transparent sample containers; Procedure B uses opaque containers.
1.2 Both procedures are rapid methods for contamination detection and include ratings of haze appearance and particulate presence.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
aviation fuel appearance; free water; particulates; product contamination; sample containers; white bucket;; ICS Number Code 75.160.20 (Liquid fuels)
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2003 R16 EDITION
Nov. 15, 2016