Classification of gas oil based on BS 2869 - Specification for fuel oils for agricultural, domestic and industrial engines and boilers
Classification of gas oil based on BS (British Standard) 2869 - "Fuel oils for agricultural, domestic and industrial engines and boilers".
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|Fuel||Class to BS 2869||Kinematic viscosity||Flash point||Sulphur content per cent by mass||Minimum temperature for storage|
|Minimum temperature for outflow from storage and handling|
|Kerosene||C1||43||0.04||ambient||ambient||Distillate fuel for free standing flue-less domestic appliances|
|Gas oil||C2||1.0 - 2.0||38||0.2||ambient||ambient||Similar vaporizing and atomizing burners on domestic appliances with flues|
|D||1.5 - 5.5||56||0.5||ambient||ambient||Distillate fuel for atomizing burners for domestic and industrial use|
|Heavy fuel oil||E||8.2 max||66||3.5||10||10||Residual or blended fuels for atomizing burners normally requiring preheating before combustion in burner|