|Proficiency Test on Jet Fuel A1 started
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Summary of this proficiency test:
On 2 March 2016 the proficiency test on Jet Fuel A1 started with 108 participants from 50 different countries.
On that date, the sample was dispatched to the laboratories. Enclosed to the sample were the instructions to the participants for this proficiency test and the material safety data sheet (MSDS).
The samples may be analyzed on:Aromatics by FIA, Aromatics by HPLC, Colour Saybolt, Density @ 15°C, Distillation (IBP, 10% recovered, 50% recovered, 90% recovered, FBP)Existent gum, Freezing Point, Mercaptan, Particle Size, Smoke Point, Specific Energy, Total acidity, Total Sulphur, Naphthalenes, MSEP, Flash Point, JFTOT and Viscosity @ -20°C.
The deadline for reporting results is set on 8 April 2016. A laboratory that sends in results after deadline will definitely not get direct feedback in case any of its results are suspect! So be in good time to get the most out of this proficiency test.