ASTM D 6079

Standard Test Method for Evaluating Lubricity of Diesel Fuels by the High-Frequency Reciprocating Rig

The method, that is described in ASTM D 6079, is used to evaluate the lubricity of diesel fuels in a high frequency reciprocating plant.

The method is applied to middle distillate fuels such as diesel fuels of grades No. 1-D S15, S500, S5000, as well as grades No. 2-D S15, S500, S5000, in accordance with Specification D975; and other similar petroleum-based fuels that can be used in diesel engines. And also for biodiesel mixtures.

Instruments in accordance with this standard