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  • Pending ASTM Biodiesel Blend Method for Filter-Based IR Analyzers

    Currently, Methods D7371 and EN 14078 require FTIR spectrometers for biodiesel blend analysis. Placing expensive equipment at a loading dock to ensure biodiesel blend accuracy is not a preferred choice of terminal operators. In addition to the cost associated with FTIR spectrometers, the level of technical knowledge required to operate them presents another issue. Filter-based infrared analyzers, ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Increased biodiesel blend measurement capability with new InfraCal 2 Analyzer

    The new InfraCal 2 Analyzer, recently introduced by Wilks, for biodiesel in diesel measurements offers additional features to the already established and widely-used InfraCal Biodiesel Blend ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Fast, accurate measurement of biodiesel blend ratios

    Since current tax incentives and government regulations are based on % biofuel, it is important to have easy-to-use measurement systems to ensure proper blend ratios. With the portable InfraCal Biodiesel Blend Analyzer, from Wilks Enterprise, accurate blend ratio measurements can be obtained in under a minute. The InfraCal Analyzer is rugged, compact, and easy to use by non-technical personnel. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Effects of Biodiesel Feedstocks on Infrared Blend Measurements Featured in New White Paper

    A new White Paper published by Wilks Enterprise addresses the common concern among biodiesel blenders and distributors as to whether or not biodiesel made from different feedstocks such as soy, waste vegetable oil or palm oil will affect the blend measurement.  The data presented in the White Paper, as well as the chemistry, shows that infrared measurements offer a reliable analytical ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Get Comparable ASTM/EN Data for Biodiesel Blend Measurements While Saving Time and Money using Portable IR Analyzers

    Both EN 14078 and ASTM D7371 methods for measuring the percent biodiesel in diesel fuel use infrared analysis as the analytical method and are based around using an FTIR spectrometer which  has the capability to do a multitude of analyses besides the biodiesel in diesel measurement.  This is great for a laboratory where various biofuels measurements are ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Testing by California Department of Agriculture shows new InfraCal 2 Biodiesel Blend Analyzer Compares to ASTM D7371

    While a picture may be worth a thousand words, in the world of testing for regulations and validation data is worth a thousand words. The InfraCal Analyzers have been accepted worldwide as a standard for measuring the percent biodiesel in diesel by regulatory agencies, fuel blenders at terminals, production facilities, fuel distribution centers and fleet managers. The following data is from a ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • D7094 Flashpoint Method Accepted For ASTM D7467 Biodiesel Blend Specifications

    AMETEK Grabner Instruments’ ASTM D7094 flashpoint method made history in 2013, when ASTM members accepted the method for ASTM Diesel Fuel and Kerosene specifications. Recently, ASTM members expressed their confidence again in the method and voted to include the flashpoint method in ASTM D7467 Biodiesel (B6 to B20) specifications. A inter-laboratory study in 2013 using AMETEK Grabner ...

  • Easy-to-use portable infrared analyzers measure biodiesel and ethanol blend levels in under one minute

    As more countries are looking at reducing foreign oil dependence and using cleaner burning fuels, the amount of ethanol and biodiesel blended into petroleum based fuel is increasing rapidly. Wilks Enterprise has just published a new application data sheet describing a simple method for measuring biofuels blend ratios. With the development of biofuels programs, there is an growing need for ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Increased Capability for Oil in Water and Biodiesel Blend Measurements with New InfraCal 2 Analyzer

    The new InfraCal 2 Analyzer, recently introduced by Wilks, offers additional features to the already established and accepted InfraCal Oil in Water Analyzers and InfraCal Biodiesel Blend Analyzers.  These features include better repeatability, multiple calibrations, unlimited data storage, optional internal battery pack, touch screen display, and password protection for instrument settings. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Easy-to-use infrared analyzers help ensure accurate biodiesel blend through distribution pipeline

    A major petroleum terminal recently began successfully transporting blended biodiesel through a distribution pipeline. Extensive tests on the biodiesel blend were conducted at the beginning and end of the pipeline to ensure the biodiesel met blend specifications. The instruments used for the testing were an InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer and an InfraCal Biodiesel Blend Analyzer, both manufactured ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Assuring accurate biofuel blend measurements with portable mid-IR analyzers

    With the public image vacillating between food versus fuel issues and the environmental advantage of biofuels, it is important to keep quality blend standards high in order to further biofuels acceptance. Analytical testing equipment is essential to this goal. Portable mid-infrared analyzers, such as the InfraCal Analyzers from Wilks Enterprise, Inc., offer a quick analytical method to assess the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Mid-Infrared analyzers provide on-site measurements to ensure biofuels blend quality

    The biofuels marketplace is a rapidly growing industry and so is the need for easy-to-use analytical measurement techniques to ensure product quality. And, as more mandates for a minimum of ethanol in gasoline and biodiesel in diesel come into effect, a large number of major oil companies are blending higher percentages of biofuels at their terminals. While manufacturers of in-line blending ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Comparison Data on Wilks Biofuels Blend Analyzers Conducted by Independent Laboratories

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce the availability of comparison data, done by independent laboratories, on its InfraCal Ethanol and Biodiesel Blend Analyzers and InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer. The InfraCal Ethanol Blend Analyzer was tested against an Oxygenate Flame Ionization Detector (O-FID) with comparable results.   The InfraCal Biodiesel (FAME) Blend Analyzer and InfraSpec VFA-IR ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • The Rise of Argentina Biodiesel Industry

    Bharatbook.com added a new report on 'The Rise of Argentina Biodiesel Industry' discusses the Argentine Biodiesel market and the factors that could impact its rise.The Rise of Argentina Biodiesel IndustryBiodiesel production in Argentina has risen exponentially over the past few years. This rapid increase in production is credited to the introduction of the Biofuels Law in April, 2006. The ...


  • Global Biodiesel Market growth

    Global Biodiesel MarketThe limited availability of petrol and its surging prices have brought about the development of alternative fuels such as biodiesel, bioethanol, and biogas. The major advantages of biodiesel are that it enhances engine life, and unlike petroleum, it does not pollute the environment. ( http://www.bharatbook.com/detail.asp?id=132316&rt=Global-Biodiesel-Market.html )The ...


  • Portable Infrared Analyzers Assist Pennsylvania with its State Mandated Biodiesel Program

    East Norwalk, CT --  In October 2005, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced that Pennsylvania would replace millions of gallons of conventional diesel with fuel made within the state and reduce its dependence on imported fossil fuels.  This would help boost the state’s economy by creating new jobs associated with the alternative fuel -- from farmers and producers to ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Biodiesel Market (2009 - 2014)

    biodiesel market Biodiesel Production Market The limited availability of petrol and its surging prices have brought about the development of ...


  • Perkinelmer Introduces Turnkey Solutions For Analyzing Quality Of Biodiesel Content

    Gas Chromatography Systems Provide Optimized Separation to Verify Quality of Biodiesel WALTHAM, Mass. – PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global leader in Health Sciences and Photonics, today announced four Biodiesel Gas Chromatography (GC) Turnkey Systems that provide the biofuels industry with a choice of high-quality analyzers for the verification of pure biodiesel (B100) to meet ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Aspectrics Showcases New Innovative Biofuels Analyzers at Biodiesel Expo 2007

    Pleasanton, CA – Aspectrics, Inc., the innovator of patented Encoded Photometric Infrared (EP-NIR) and Encoded Photometric Near Infrared (EP-NIR) spectroscopy, will be unveiling the novel EP-NIR 2750 and the innovative EP-NIR 2750i biofuels analyzers. This further extends the Aspectrics range of EP-NIR analyzers developed to respond to scientists’ needs working in process, ...


  • New Videos Demonstrate the Ease of Using Portable Infrared Analyzers for On-Site Fuel Blend Measurements

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce several new videos that demonstrate the ease of using portable infrared analyzers to determine the percent ethanol in gasoline or biodiesel in diesel to ensure a correct fuel blend.� Models are available for measuring various ethanol or biodiesel ranges from 0.2 – 100%.� The InfraCal Blend Analyzers are portable, rugged, compact and specifically ...


    By Spectro Scientific

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