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Fuel Conductivity

Fuel Conductivity

ASTM D2624 - Standard Test Methods for Electrical Conductivity of Aviation and Distillate Fuels

A primary test method to determine the "safe-guarded" nature of a fuel batch.

The velocity of Aviation Turbine and Low Sulphur Diesel fuels through a pipeline will impart an electrical charge, dependent on the conductivity of the fuel and the flow of velocity. The potential for fuel to accumulate a high static electrical charge which can lead to spark discharge and ignition of the explosive vapours means that great attention is given to testing the electrical conductivity if these fuels.

To help ensure safe fuel storage and distribution, airlines and regulatory bodies established ASTM D2624 for Electrical Conductivity of Aviation and Distillate Fuels.

Handheld Conductivity Test Instrument In-line Conductivity Sensor

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