Automotive High Speed Diesel (HSD BS-VI).

Sl. No. Characteristics Unit Method No. Requirement
Minimum Maximum
1 Appearance Visual Clear, bright and free from

Sediments, suspended matter and undissolved water at normal ambient fuel temperature.

2 Acidity, inorganic mg of KOH/g ASTM 974/IP139/

ISO 6618

Nil
3 Acidity, Total mg of KOH/g IS 1448[P:2]/ ASTM D664             0.20
4 Ash % by mass IS 1448 [P: 4] /ASTM D 482 0.01
5 Carbon residue (Rams bottom or Micro ) on 10 % residue, % by mass IS 1448 [P: 8]

ISO 10370/ASTM D4530

0.30
6 Cetane Number IS 1448[P:9]/ASTM D613 51
7 Cetane Index ISO 4264/ASTM D4737/IP 380 46
8 Pour Point,

a) Winter *

b) Summer

°C IS 1448 [P: 10]/

ASTM D 5949/ ASTM D 97

 

3

15

9 Copper strip corrosion for 3 h at 50°C IS 1448 [P: 15]/ ASTM D130 Not worse than No. 1
10 Distillation,95 percent v/v,

recovery, °C

% v/v IS1448[P:18]/

ASTM D86/ASTM D7345

360
11 Flash point, Abel, °C IS 1448 [P:20] /IP170/IP 523 35
12 Kinematic viscosity at 40°C cSt IS 1448 [P: 25]/

ASTM D445/ASTM D7042

2.0* 4.5
13 Total Contamination mg/Kg EN 12662/IP 440 24
14 Density at 15°C kg/m3 IS 1448[P:16]

/[P:32]ASTM 4052/

810 845
15 Total Sulphur mg/Kg ISO 20884/

D 5453/D 2622

10
16 Water content mg/Kg ISO 12937/ASTM D 6304 200
17 Cold filter plugging point (CFPP)

a)     Winter

b)     Summer

°C IS 1448 [P: 110]/

ASTM D6371

 

6

18

18 a)Oxidation Stability

b)Oxidation Stability by Rancidity   meter,hours

gm/m3 IS 1448 [P:154]/

ASTM D2274

 

 

20

25
19 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) % by mass EN 12916/ IP 391 8
20 Lubricity, Corrected wear scar diameter (wsd 1.4), at 60 °C micron ISO 12156–1

P 149

460
21 FAME content, % v/v Annex A/ ASTM D7371/EN 14078 7.0