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EN590

Gasoil-ULSD 10 ppm

EN590 Diesel

EN 590 is a standard published by the European Committee for Standardization that describes the physical properties that all automotive diesel fuel must meet if it is to be sold in the European Union and several other European countries. This grade of fuel is also called ultra-low sulphur diesel (ULSD).

  • Cetane index by Four-variable equation, EN ISO 4264, Rating 51 min and 54 max

  • Density @ 15°C, EN ISO 12185, g/ml 0⋅820 min – 0⋅835 max

  • Sulfur, EN ISO 20846, % wt 0.001 max.

  • Cold filter plugging point Winter:  °C (*)-15 max, Summer °C (*)-5 max

  • Cloud point  Winter °C (*)-5 max, Summer °C (*)+3 max.

  • Flash point: (PMCC) °C56 min

  • Viscosity cst @ 40°C: 2.0 min – 4.5 max

  • Copper corrosion 3 hr @ 50°C: class I

  • Micro carbon residue:– Residue wt on 10% bottoms 0⋅30

  • Ash % Wt: 0⋅01 max

  • Particulate matter mg/kg: 24 max

  • Water mg/kg: 200 max

  • Distillation °C  % Vol Rec @ 250°C: 65⋅0 max, % Vol Rec @ 345°C: 85·0 min, 95% Vol recovered ºC: 360·0

  • Oxidation stability mg/100ml: 2·5 max

  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (%): 11 max

  • Lubricity, Corrected water scar : 460 Diameter @ ºC