Properties of ReadiJet® Fuel produced by Biofuels ISOCONVERSION Process


GC x GC Reversed Column, Bubble Chromatograph comparing Petroleum JP-8 to ARA's ReadiJet

Canmet Energy, Natural Resources Canada


Description / Property ASTM D1655 or D7566-11a* Limits Jet A-1 Readijet®
Net Heat of Combustion [MJ/kg] ASTM D4529 42.8 min 43.09 43.2
Density [kg/m3] ASTM D4052 775 - 840 814.8 803.7
Aromatics [% by volume] ASTM D1319 25 max 18.3 17
Total Sulfur [% by mass (ppm)] ASTM D5453 0.3 (3000) 0.019 0.002
Smoke Point [mm] ASTM D1322 18.0 min 22 21
Freezing Point [ºC] ASTM D5972 - 40 max -53.2 -50.3
Flash Point [ºC] ASTM D5006 38 min 54 44.5
Kinematic Viscosity @ -20ºC [cSt] ASTM D445 8.0 max 4.65 4.01
Electrical Conductivity [pS/m] ASTM D2624 50-600 146 @ 25.5º C 458 @ 24.0º C
Thermal Stability JFTOT @ 260ºC ASTM D3241      
Tube Deposit 3 max < 1 < 1
Filter Pressure Drop [mm Hg] 25 max 0.7 0.1
Distillation Temperature [ºC] ASTM D86      
IBP report 173.8 163.3
10% 205 max 185.8 181.4
50% report 206 201.3
90% report 241.9 230.9
FBP 300 max 259.8 248.3
Residue [% by volume] 1.5 max 1.2 1
Loss [% by volume] 1.5 max 0.3 0.7
Acid Number [mg KOH/g] ASTM D3242 0.1 max 0.007 0.06
Existent Gum [mg/100 mL] ASTM D381 7 max < 1 < 1
Aniline Point [ ºC] ASTM D611A report 55.6 56.7
Visual [-] ASTM D4176P1 Clear & Bright Pass @ 24.0º C Pass @ 25.0º C
Napthlene [% volume] ASTM D1840 3 max 1.89 0.18
* Water Content [mg/kg] ASTM D6304 Max 75 - 44

 

ReadiDiesel Specs

ReadiDiesel Specs

Specification Test ASTM D 975 Requirement ReadiDiesel from Carinata
Total Acid Number, mg KOH/g   0.003*
Aromatics, vol % ≤35 21.3
Olefins, vol %   5.6
Sulphur, ppm ≤15 <1
Distillation (D2887) 90% min/max, ºC 300/356 326
Cetane Index ≥40 53
Flash Point, ºC ≥52 69
Cloud Point, ºC   -17.4
Viscosity @ 40ºC, min/max, cSt 1.94.1 2.074
Viscosity @ 60ºC, cSt   1.5
Density, kg/L @ 15ºC   0.8268
Lubricity (HFRR) @ 60ºC, micron ≤520 340*

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