Diesel Engine Fuel Testing – Long Term Storage

Fuels stored for more than six months are subject to aging degradation – oxidative products, condensation buildup, microbiological growth – and should be periodically tested to ensure reliable, satisfactory performance if used in systems than do not run continually.

TestMethod
Accelerated Stability Analysis (21 elements)DUPONT F20-61
Micro-organism CultureTest Kit
Particle ContaminationASTM D5452
Sediment & Water (BS & W)ASTM D1796 / D2709
Trace Metals (by ICP in ppm)ASTM D7111