Shale fuel oils

VKG Oil AS

Shale fuel oils are used in boilers and in industrial furnaces. In comparison to similar petroleum-based fuels, it is characterised by its low viscosity, a low pour point, and a low sulphur content (LSFO).

Property Specification Test Methods
  VKG еxtra light VKG light VKG sweet VKG C VKG D VKG D-1  
Density at 15 °С, кg/m3, max. 923.0 965.0

994.0

Not norm. Not norm. 1050,0 ASTM D4052
Kinematic viscosity at 50 °С, сСt, max. 4.0 8.0 25.0     150,0 ASTM D445 or ISO 3104
Engler specific viscosity at 80 °С, °E, max.       1.5 2.8   ASTM D1665
Water content, wt. %, max. 0.3 0.3 1.0 1.0 1.0 1,0 ASTM D95 or ISO 3733
Ash content, wt. %, max. 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.08 0.1 0,1 ASTM D482 or ISO 6245
Sulphur content, wt. %, max. 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0,8 ASTM D 4294
Flash point (open cup), °С, min: 50     -10 61   ISO 2592,

Flash point (closed cup), °С, min:   55 67     61 ASTM D93 or
ISO 2719
Pour point, °C,max. -30 -24 -17 -25 -15 -10 ASTM D97
Calorimetric heat of combustion, MJ/kg, min.         40.0   ASTM D4868

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