Analysis of Sulfur Compounds in Hydrocarbon Matrices by ASTM D5504, D5623, and D7011 with a new GC-SCD

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Shimadzu


Date: 19:00:00 - Dec 05 2019
Speakers: Dr. Andy Fornadel, Mr. Ryo Takechi
Moderators: Tom Lynch CChem FRSC

Gas chromatography with sulfur chemiluminescence detection (GC-SCD) is one of the most power analytical techniques for speciating and quantifying sulfur compounds in gases and volatile liquids. This technique is particularly useful for hydrocarbon sample matrices in which the presence of sulfur may present processing problems or needs to be known for regulatory purposes. Despite the utility of GC-SCD, the technique is known for its challenges, such as complications with sensitivity, selectivity for sulfur, and long-term stability.

In this webinar, we will discuss the fundamentals of GC-SCD as well as common challenges, explore the unique design of Shimadzu’s new SCD and how it overcomes these challenges, and present data for this system’s applicability to ASTM D5504, D5623, D7011, as well as quantification of sulfur compounds in ethylene and propylene.

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Speakers


Dr. Andy Fornadel
Dr. Andy Fornadel (Shimadzu Scientific )

Andrew Fornadel is a Marketing Manager at Shimadzu Scientific Instruments for the Energy & Petrochemicals market. He has an analytical background in elemental spectroscopy and earned his doctorate in analytical geochemistry from Iowa State University.

Mr. Ryo Takechi
Mr. Ryo Takechi (Shimadzu Scientific Instruments)

Ryo Takechi is a Business Development Manager for Gas Chromatography at Shimadzu Scientific Instruments. He has a background in gas chromatography and engineering of analytical instrumentation. He earned degrees in chemical engineering from Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan.

Moderators


Tom Lynch CChem FRSC
Tom Lynch CChem FRSC (International Labmate Ltd)

Tom has 35 years of experience in the petroleum industry, specialising in the delivery of forensic and problem solving /method development capabilities for BP Fuels and Lubricants businesses globally. He was also a member of the BP Science Council representing Analytical Science and led a BP wide Analytical Science network. Tom has published over 30 citable papers, 4 book chapters and has given over 60 presentations at conferences. He is a past Vice President of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Analytical Division and a past Chairman of the RSC Separation Science Group. In addition, Tom is a recipient of the Silver Jubilee Medal by the Chromatographic Society and a technical achievement award by the Energy Institute.


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