Analytical Instrumentation

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Petrofuel Analysis  - A guide to boost efficiency of your product screening and QC testing

Mar 05 2022

Author: Dr. Nicolas Ruhl on behalf of Metrohm AG

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Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) is a non-destructive technology that is used by major manufacturers and processors for rapid screening and quality control of petrofuels and petrochemicals. Download this application booklet to learn...

  • what NIRS is and how it works
  • how this technology is used in the laboratory or at-line to determine cetane index, viscosity, RON/MON, aromatic content, API/density, diene value and more parameters in less than a minute
  • what the saving potential is compared to the usual wet chemistry methods 
  • how it is implemented for measurements as per ASTM D6122 and D8321

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