Mazut Mainly, fuel oil is defined as any liquid that is burned in furnaces, boilers or used in a power generation engines. Fuel oil is obtained from distilled crude oil having a flash-point of approximately 40 ° C. According to this definition, diesel is a type of fuel oil. Fuel oil is composed of long hydrocarbon chains, particularly alkanes, cycloalkanes and aromatics and placed in the classification of heavy industrial fuels, heavier than gas-oil and Naphtha.

Property

Test Method

Unit

Specification

Density  @ 15° C

 D-1298

KG/M

Max 990

Kinematic Viscosity @ 50° C

D-445

CST

Max 380

Flash Point

D-93

Deg C

Max 65

Pour Point

D-97

Deg C

Max 32

Sulphur Total

D-1552

% wt

Max 4.3

Carbon Residue ( Conradson )

D-189

% wt

Max 15

ASH

D-482

% wt

Max 0.15

Water & Sediment

D-1796

% VOL

Max 1.0

Calorific Value ( Higher )

Calculated

MJ/KG

Min 41.7