ASTM D 806-
1 / FOR shall be essentially free of chlorinated material. To
determine the presence of chlorinated material, a clean copper wire
is heated in a clear blue gas flame, to red heat, until no green
The wire is dipped while still hot, into a
shows in the flame.
sample of FOR and then put back into the flame.
No green shall show
in the flame.
(For practice, a blend of 1% of Trichloroethane in
F76 or other distillate fuel may be used as an example of an oil
which fails this test also.
The oil should be purged of any sodium
chloride by washing with fresh water.)
2 / In the U.S.A., sulfur limits shall be as specified by the
Agency, state or community where the fuel
is to be used, whichever is more restrictive.
In foreign countries,
the sulfur limit shall conform to the limit established in the
Status of Forces Agreement.
4.1 Responsibility for inspection.
specified in the purchase order, the Navy is responsible for the
performance of all inspection requirements specified herein.
Except as otherwise specified in the purchase order, the Navy may
use its own or any other facilities suitable for the performance of
the inspection requirements specified herein.
An indefinite quantity of a homogeneous
4.2 Bulk lot.
mixture of Fuel Oil Reclaimed offered for acceptance in a single
Upper, middle and lower samples will be taken
as described in ASTM D 270.
Samples may be cornposited
to a single sample if the lot is homogeneous.
If the lot is' not
homogeneous, specification tests will be performed separately on
the upper, middle and lower samples.
4 . 3 Homogeneity.
The homogeneity of product will be
determined by measuring API gravity using ASTM test method D 287.
Lots will be considered homogeneous if the determinations for the
upper, middle and lower samples do not vary from the average by
more than 0.5 for API gravity..