Kerosene has various applications ranging from:
Solvent, washing of machine parts, etc.
Below is a general specifications for Kerosene. It serves as a general guideline. All Kerosene supplied will be from Major Refineries like Chevron / Caltex, ExxonMobil & Singapore Petroleum Company (SPC), specifications may vary. Specifications can change without prior notice.
|1||Appearance||Visual||Clear & Bright|
|2||Total Sulphur, % m/m||IP 336||0.30 max|
|3||Doctor Test||IP 30||Negative (*1)|
|4||Flash Point, °C||IP 170 (*2)||38.0 min|
|5||Density @ 15°C||ASTM D4052 (*3)/D1298||0.775 to 0.840|
|6||Smoke Point, mm||ASTM D1322||25 min (*4)|
|7||Specific Energy, Net MJ/Kg||ASTM D3338||42.8 min|
|8||Corrosion, Copper Strip
(2 hr ± 5 min @ 100°C ± 1°)
|ASTM D130||No. 1 max|
Due to continual effort to improve our products, the information contained herein is subjected to changes without notice.
Notes: *1 Alternatively : Mercaptan Sulphur, % m/m = 0.0030 max by ASTM D3227.
In the event of conflict between Mercaptan and Doctor test results, the
result of Mercaptan Sulphur shall prev
*2 Alternatively: If results obtained by Tag method ASTM D56, the limit shall be
*3 Referee method
*4 Smoke Point : Point = 19 min plus Naphthalenes, % v/v=3.0 max by ASTM D1840