BS-EN-590 city diesel fuel quality testing.
Intertek provides diesel fuel oil testing and inspection services in Europe, including to BS EN 590 quality specifications. Fuel testing services are available for the full range of refined fuels, including diesel fuel, fuel oil, residual fuels and more.
|BS EN 590 Tests||BS EN 590 Test Methods|
|Free Water and Sediment||Visual|
|Flash Point, ºC||IP34, ASTM D93, ISO 2719, EN22719|
|Carbon Residue||IP 14, ASTM D524, ISO 10370|
|Ash Content||IP 4, ASTM D482, ISO 6245|
|Water Content||ASTM D1744 (KF)|
|Particulate Matter, mg/kg||DIN 51419, EN12662, IP440|
|Copper Strip Corrosion||IP 154, ASTM D130, ISO 2160|
|Oxidation Stability, minutes||ASTM D2274, ISO12205, IP388|
|Sulphur Content||IP33, ISO 8754, ASTM D3120, IP373|
|Cold Filter Plugging Point||IP 309, EN116|
|>Density at 15ºC Kg/L||ASTM D4052, ISO3675|
|Viscosity at 40ºC mm ²/s||IP 71, ASTM D445, ISO 3104|
|Cetane Number and Cetane Index||ASTM D613, BS5580, ISO5165|
|Distillation||IP 123, ISO3405, ASTM D86|
|Initial Boiling Point, IBP|
|Final Boiling Point, IBP|
|Cloud Point ºC||ASTM D2500, EN23015|
|Lubricity HFRR HFRR Low Sulphur Fuel Lubricity Testing||ISO 12156-1|
|Poly Cyclic Aromatics (PCA's)||IP391|
|Cetane Index Calculation Only (4)||ISO 4264, IP380|
|Optional tests for City Diesel fuel:|
|Oxygen - Elemental||Elemental Analyser|
|Nitrogen||ASTM D4629 Chemiluminescence|
|Chlorine||ASTM D4929 Microcoulometer|
|Calorific Value Gross||IP12|
|Calorific Value Net||IP12 Providing Sulphur and Hydrogen are known|
|Sample size required - 5.0 Litres|
Above tests are to the EN590, City Diesel and ULSD requirements.
* Only one Sulphur Content Method would apply to the above
Intertek tests diesel fuel for business and governmental clients, and does not provide testing for individuals.
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