Crude oil is the "lubricant" of the world’s economy. Numerous parameters define the quality of petroleum products and their derivatives.
Metrohm’s new brochure "Petrochemical Analysis" is a summary of the most important of these quality parameters and the methods used to check them. Metrohm’s complete know-how (instruments and applications) on petrochemical analysis is accessible on the new webpage petro.metrohm.com
"Petrochemical Analysis", which can be ordered free of charge, draws on the company’s comprehensive know-how in assuring the quality of petroleum products. Using the most important national and international standards (ASTM, DIN, ISO, UOP …) as a basis, "Petrochemical Analysis" suggests methods as well as instrumentation suited best to check crucial parameters such as
- base number (TBN)
- acid number (TAN)
- hydroxyl number
- chlorine content
- water content
- oxidation stability
- elemental sulfur and sulfuric compounds
- heavy metals
- pH value
- and many more
Methods covered include potentiometric, colorimetric and Karl Fischer titration (volumetric and coulometric), oxidation stability, ion chromatography, voltammetry, atline and online process analysis. "Petrochemical Analysis" is a highly valuable tool for anyone who is involved in the professional quality assurance of petroleum products.
The easiest way to access Metrohm’s complete know-how on petrochemical analysis is the website petro.metrohm.com Here you can find a multitude of applications as well as information on analytical instrumentation for the petrochemical industry. Downloads are free of charge.