• Perfecting Fuel Analysis: The MINISCAN IR VISION FTIR Analyzer

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Perfecting Fuel Analysis: The MINISCAN IR VISION FTIR Analyzer

May 14 2024

In the realm of fuel analysis, precision, speed, and reliability are paramount. Whether it's for blending, quality inspection, or ensuring compliance with stringent specifications, having the right tools can make all the difference. The MINISCAN IR VISION, is the right analyzer for that job.

The MINISCAN IR VISION is not just another fuel analyzer; it's a high-speed, compact, and robust FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared) analyzer designed to deliver comprehensive and automatic measurements of gasoline, jet fuel, diesel, and biofuel blends. What sets it apart is its ability to measure over 100 fuel parameters and components directly at the point of sale, offering unparalleled accuracy and efficiency.

The MINISCAN IR VISION is its adherence to international standards, including ASTM and EN protocols, ensuring reliable compound analysis. Whether it's oxygenates, benzene, biodiesel blends, or other critical components, this analyzer delivers precise measurements that meet industry standards.

Powered by Partial Least Square (PLS) analysis and advanced chemometric models, the MINISCAN IR VISION leverages thousands of data points to automatically determine properties such as octane and cetane numbers, distillation, vapor pressure, and more. This sophisticated approach guarantees the highest prediction accuracy, providing users with invaluable insights into fuel composition and performance.

What truly sets the MINISCAN IR VISION apart is its foundation of real-world data. Equipped with a database of samples collected and analyzed by SGS®, a leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, this analyzer ensures unparalleled reliability and trustworthiness in its predictions.

Key features including contamination detection ensure the purity and quality of fuels. The MINISCAN IR VISION excels in this aspect by offering automatic distance analysis between spectra, allowing for rapid identification of contaminants. This feature not only enhances efficiency but also minimizes the risk of compromised fuel integrity, safeguarding engines, and equipment against potential damage.

The smart cell design of the MINISCAN IR VISION optimizes the analytical process, ensuring precise and consistent results. By integrating a 2+1 cell configuration, this analyzer maximizes throughput while minimizing sample handling, reducing the likelihood of errors, and ensuring seamless operation in both laboratory and field settings.

Laser-controlled spectrometry represents the pinnacle of analytical precision. The MINISCAN IR VISION utilizes this advanced technology to deliver unparalleled accuracy in fuel composition analysis. By employing a laser-controlled spectrometer, this analyzer achieves superior resolution and sensitivity, enabling the detection of even the slightest variations in fuel properties.

The MINISCAN IR VISION represents a paradigm shift in fuel analysis technology. With its unparalleled accuracy, speed, and reliability, it empowers users to make informed decisions and ensures the quality, compliance, and performance of fuels across the globe. Whether in the lab or in the field, this innovative analyzer sets the standard for excellence in fuel analysis.

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