• Petroleum Products Analysis with a Radially Viewed, CCD Based ICP-AES Instrument

Analytical Instrumentation

Petroleum Products Analysis with a Radially Viewed, CCD Based ICP-AES Instrument

Jan 11 2008

The petroleum industry requires sensitive, fast, stable techniques for elemental analysis. HORIBA Jobin Yvon’s ACTIVA-MTM ICP-AES instrument is more than up to this task.

This instrument is especially well suited to petrochemical analyses because of

- it offers a variety of sample introduction systems: Scott or cyclonic spray chamber with optional thermoregulation; a special nebulizer for wear metals in used oil, and the optional patented system that heats oil or wax to 80 °C, including a special autosampler (thermoregulated sample path),

- radial viewing of the total plasma Normal Analytical Zone with a vertical torch,

- unique sheath gas regulation to minimize sample deposits and memory effects, while improving long-term stability,

- an optional computer controlled oxygen addition for optimization of trace Na determination,

- efficient transfer optics and ultra-low noise, 2048 x 512 pixels CCD detector,

- Statistical Process Control software for oil (wear metals in oil) and fuel monitoring.

The ACTIVA-M won the Bronze Award from Pittcon’s Editor at Pittsburgh conference in March 2007.

Digital Edition

PIN 25.2 Apr/May

May 2024

Safety - Carbon monoxide toxic and flammable gas detection Analytical Instrumentation - Density: A fundamental parameter at critical stages within the petroleum sector - Advancements and...

View all digital editions

Events

Sensors Converge

Jun 24 2024 Santa Clara, CA, USA

The National Safety Show

Jun 25 2024 Auckland, New Zealand

East Russia Oil and Gas Forum

Jun 25 2024 Vladivostok, Russia

Power & Energy Africa 2024

Jun 26 2024 Nairobi, Kenya

Downstream 2024

Jun 26 2024 Galveston, TX, USA

View all events