Analytical Instrumentation

Ensure Accurate Results for Sulfur and Chlorine Analysis in Biodiesels

Nov 05 2020

Author: XOS on behalf of X Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

Free to read

This article has been unlocked and is ready to read.

Download

Typical biodiesels are known to have an oxygen concentration which is higher than that of traditional diesels. This high oxygen content (most commonly between 9 – 11 wt%) can cause XRF analyzers to report lower sulfur and chlorine concentrations due to absorption of the XRF signal by the oxygen. To account for high oxygen content of biodiesel and potential low bias results when measured on a non-oxygenated calibration, the simple use of a correction factor or matrix matching is recommended.

Download our whitepaper to learn more about the approaches to elemental analysis for biodiesel applications.


Digital Edition

Petro Industry News July 2021

July 2021

In This Edition Fuel For Thought - What presentations will be given at the PEFTEC conference? - European oil majors near pre-pandemic income levels despite weakened revenues - Afriso opens...

View all digital editions

Events

DXC 2021

Aug 02 2021 Virtual event

OTC 2021

Aug 16 2021 Houston, Tx, USA & Online

Miconex

Aug 18 2021 Beijing, China

ACS National Meeting & Expo, Fall 2021

Aug 22 2021 Atlanta, GA, USA & Virtual

Air Pollution 2021

Aug 31 2021 Online event

View all events