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ASTM International offers training course on gasoline.

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April 6, 2011 - Scheduled for May 17-19, Sept 20-22, and Nov 15-17, technical and professional training course titled Gasoline: Specifications, Testing and Technology, focuses on properties and specs of gasoline and how they affect gasoline performance in a spark ignition engine. Topics include octane measurements and enhancers, volatility, additives, oxygenates, reformulated gasoline, and impact of the Clean Air Act. In addition, course will feature tour of fuel test laboratory or fuel distribution terminal.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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ASTM International Offers Training Course on Gasoline

Press release date: April 1, 2011

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., - Gasoline: Specifications, Testing and Technology, a technical and professional training course presented by ASTM International, focuses on the properties and specifications of gasoline and how they affect gasoline performance in a spark ignition engine. Topics covered in the course include gasoline specifications, octane measurements and enhancers, volatility, additives, oxygenates, reformulated gasoline and the impact of the Clean Air Act. The course features a tour of either a fuel test laboratory or fuel distribution terminal. It is intended for employees of petroleum companies and federal, state, or local government regulators who need a better understanding of gasoline and the compositional variables that affect its performance in an engine. Laboratory supervisors, fuel marketing and sales personnel, pipeline company employees, and engine manufacturing and testing personnel can also benefit. Others involved in the purchase, sale, operations, or distribution of gasoline and attorneys involved in regulation litigation involving gasoline or automotive engines should attend. A scientific background is not required. The course will be held May 17-19, in San Francisco, Calif.; Sept. 20-22 at Falex Corp. in Sugar Grove, Ill.; and Nov. 15-17 at ASTM headquarters in West Conshohocken, Pa. The attendance fee is $1195 USD, and includes copies of four ASTM International standards, course notes, transportation to and from the tour site, and refreshment breaks. To register or for a free brochure that includes registration and hotel information, contact Eileen Finn, ASTM International (phone: 610-832-9686; efinn@astm.org) or visit the ASTM Web site at www.astm.org. This course can be tailored to your company's needs and can be brought by ASTM International to your site. Contact Scott Murphy, ASTM International (phone: 610-832-9685; smurphy@astm.org) for details. ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. ASTM Staff Contact: Eileen Finn, Phone: 610-832-9686; efinn@astm.org

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