Diesel Fuels

Testing and certification of diesel products is available in accordance with ASTM D975 or D396.

Method Test  Volume Required (ml)
D93 Flash (°F or °C)
D2709 Water and Sediment (Centrifuge) 200
Predicted D86 by D2887 Predicted D86 (Distillation, Simulated by GC) 50
D482 Ash
D5453 Sulfur 10
D130(50) Corrosion, Copper Strip - 3 hrs @ 50°C
D4737 Cetane Index (Calculated)
D976 Cetane Index (Calculated) -
D5773 Cloud Point 35
D6079 HFRR 50
D4052 API Gravity or Relative Density
Electrical Conductivity 100
D4176(1) Visual Inspection Procedure 1 1000
BIO Biological Contamination of Fuel (ATP by filtration)
Blending Custom Blending
D1500 Color, ASTM 50
D7545 Stability 100
D2622 Sulfur (XRF) 25
D86(D) Distillate Distillation °F
D4176(2) Haze Rating, Procedure 2 50
D5949 Pour Point 1000
D613 Cetane Number 35
D6217 Part. Cont. in Middle Distillate 400
D6258 Red Dye Concentration in Diesel 1000
D6304 Water in Petroleum Coulometric Karl Fischer 50
D6371 Cold Filter Plugging Point
D6468 High Temp Stability (90 Min. Y) 100
D7039 Sulfur Determination by X-Ray Flourescence 100
D7042 Dynamic Viscosity by Stabinger Viscometer 25
Determ of Biodiesel (FAME) Content 10
D7548  Determination of Accelerated Iron Corrosion in Petroleum Product 100
TM0172  TM 0172 NACE Corrosion 200
Drag  Drag Reducer Polymer Content 100
D8267  Aromatics - VUV 50

Magellan tests diesel fuels for numerous customers moving products through the terminal system and for third-party verification purposes.

We can supplement your oversight or quality assurance program, with customized testing packages and a variety of sampling/shipping options.

Contact Analytical Services for testing packages, pricing information, and shipping options.
Aaron Hass, Supervisor, Analytical Services
Phone: 1-888-660-9593 | Fax: 913-647-8540
E-mail: customersupport@magellanlp.com