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# How do you calculate fuel density?

## How do you calculate fuel density?

Subtract the mass of the cylinder from the mass of the cylinder when it contains gasoline. This is the mass of the gasoline. Divide this figure by the volume, 100 ml, to get the density.

What is the difference between JP 4 and JP-8?

JP-8 is formulated with an icing inhibitor, corrosion inhibitors, lubricants, and antistatic agents, and less benzene (a carcinogen) and less n-hexane (a neurotoxin) than JP-4. However, it also smells stronger than JP-4. JP-8 has an oily feel to the touch, while JP-4 feels more like a solvent.

### What is the difference between JP-8 and Jet-A?

JP-8 is the military equivalent of Jet A-1; however, it contains a corrosion inhibitor and anti-icing additive that is not required in the ASTM specification of Jet A-1. The primary difference between the two military fuels is that the flash point temperature for JP-5 is higher (60°C) as compared to JP-8 (38°C).

What is the density range of ATF?

Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF).

Sl. No. Characteristics Unit
iii) Loss % v/ v
b. Flash point (PMCC) °C
c. Density at 15 °C. Kg/M3
iv) FLUDITY

#### How is diesel density tested?

The diesel hydrometer is an instrument used to measure the density of the diesel you intend to buy. The quality diesel will show 0.850(DPR standard) which is the density of a good diesel fuel.

What is the acceptable density of diesel?

The density of petroleum diesel is about 0.85 kg/l – about 15–20% higher than the density of gasoline, which has a density of approximately 0.70–0.75 kg/l.

## Is JP-4 still used?

JP-4 was phased out by the U.S. Air Force, and was replaced with JP-8. The transition was finished by the fall of 1996, and was motivated by the desire to use less flammable, less hazardous fuel.