Analytical Instrumentation

The Facts and Figures of Digital Density Measurement  

Oct 30 2012 Read 1944 Times

Author: Dr. Barbara Klug-Santner & Siegfried Hold on behalf of Anton Paar

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Density is a fundamental physical property that can be used in conjunction with other properties to characterise both the light and heavy fractions of petroleum and petroleum products. Accurate determination of the density is important because petroleum products, such as fuel oxygenates, are often bought and sold. Therefore, the density value is necessary for the conversion of measured volumes to volumes at the standard temperature of 15.6 °C (60 °F). 

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