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FUEL OIL GRADE [1 record]

Record 1 2000-03-31


Subject field(s)
  • Crude Oil and Petroleum Products
  • Gas and Oil Heating

Grades of fuel oil. Voluntary commercial standards recommended by the U.S. Bureau of Standards for different classification of fuel oils, based on characteristics such as specific gravity and viscosity.


Pour Point Test. This tests is designed to provide a guideline figure for the pour point of residual fuel oils, specifically fuel oil grade RMA-RMK of ISO 8217 1996.


  • Pétroles bruts et dérivés
  • Chauffage au gaz et au mazout


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