Light Diesel Oil (LDO).

Sl. No Characteristics Unit Method No. Requirement
Minimum Maximum
1 Acidity, inorganic IS 1448 [P: 2] Nil
2 Ash % by mass IS 1448 [P: 4] 0.02
3 Carbon residue (Rams bottom) on whole sample, % by mass IS 1448 [P: 8] 1.5
4 Pour Point, for period from November to February °C IS 1448 [P: 10] 12
Pour Point, for period from March. to October °C 21
5 Copper strip corrosion for 3 h at 100 deg. C IS 1448 [P: 15] Not worse than No. 2
6 Flash point, Pensky-Martens, °C IS 1448 [P: 21] 66
7 Kinematic viscosity at 40 deg. C, cSt IS 1448 [P: 25] 2.5 15.0
8 Sediment % by mass IS 1448 [P: 30] 0.10
9 Density at 15 °C kg/m3 IS 1448 [P: 32]/

ISO 12185

To be reported
10 Total sulphur % by mass IS 1448 [P: 33]/

ASTM D4294

1.5
11 Water content % by vol IS 1448 [P: 40]

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0.25