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  • On-Site Detection of Biodiesel in Diesel Fuel Down to 0.05% Featured in Application Note

    A new application note from Wilks Enterprise features the InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, with flow-through sample system, for the accurate measurement of biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 0.05% in less than one minute.  This is particularly important for nuclear power plants and ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Fast, Easy Detection of Biodiesel in Diesel Fuel Down to 100 ppm

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce a new InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, Model EB, with a flow-through sample system and automated syringe pump that accurately measures biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 100 ppm in less than five minutes.  This is particularly important for pipeline operators and nuclear power plants as the InfraSpec Spectrometer provides an easy, on-site check to ensure ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Fast, easy detection of biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 0.05%

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce that its InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, with a new flow-through sample system, is now capable of accurately measuring biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 0.05% in less than one minute. This is particularly important for nuclear power plants and pipeline operators as they need to ensure that little or no biodiesel is in their system. The ASTM Method D 975 ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Tests Conducted by Major Pipeline Company to Detect Biodiesel in Diesel Fuels with Wilks Biodiesel Analyzer

    Seven weeks of on-site tests were recently completed at a major pipeline company in the Southwest to determine the effectiveness of the InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, Model EB, for detecting biodiesel contamination in diesel fuels about to enter the pipeline. Over 20 different diesel fuels were tested for the presence of biodiesel and if they would cause false positive readings. The testing ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Easy-to-Use Spectrometer Provides On-Site Detection of Biodiesel in Diesel Fuel for Emergency Backup Generators

    East Norwalk, CT, Dec. 16, 2011 -- Currently, ASTM Method D975 allows up to 5% biodiesel in diesel fuel without the requirement for biodiesel content labeling.  This presents a major problem for operators of Emergency Diesel Generators (EDG) – whether at nuclear power plants or other industrial facilities - as the presence of biodiesel in the fuel can shutdown the EDG.   The ...


    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 ...

  • Dakota Technologies Offers Detection of Underground Coal Tars, Creosotes and Bunker Fuels

    Dakota Technologies introduces a sub-surface screening service, which uses the TarGOST® (Tar-specific Green Optical Screening Tool) to efficiently delineate multi-component dense non-aqueous phase liquids (DNAPLs). This tool is extremely effective for mapping in-situ coal tar and ...


    By Dakota Technologies, Inc.

  • York and Sichuan Allied to Research on Green Fuel

    Prof. Ian Graham headed a delegation comprising of scientists from CNAP (Center for Novel Agricultural Products) at York University to Sichuan University, China. The tour was sponsored by the office of British Consulate-General in Chongqing. This tour is a part of the China-UK partnership in the Science Programme. The British Consul-General for Chongqing, Tim Summers, reported to Scenta News ...


    By RNCOS

  • PERKINELMER ANNOUNCES GLOBAL LAUNCH OF ECOANALYTIXTM INITIATIVE

    BEIJING – PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI) a global technology leader in Health Sciences, today unveiled EcoAnalytixTM, a revolutionary problem-solving initiative that addresses the global imperatives of food safety, water quality and biofuels development.  “World-class analytical measurement systems are required to ensure that our food and water supplies are contaminant-free, and that the ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • MINIDIS ADXpert distillation analyzer

    GRABNER INSTRUMENTS announces the implementation of new distillation methods in its automatic and portable MINIDIS ADXpert distillation analyzer. The analyzer offers new methods for accurate distillation of BIODIESEL B100 and UNKNOWN SAMPLES, which can now be measured without prior selection of distillation groups. Thanks to full automation, a fast thermocouple temperature regulation, the small ...

  • NACWA responds to Associated Press articles on pharmaceuticals in drinking water

    The recent series by the Associated Press on pharmaceuticals found in municipal drinking water demonstrates the need for a national strategy to manage the use and disposal of these compounds, according to the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), an organization representing nearly 300 municipal wastewater treatment plants.  NACWA members are public servants who pride ...

  • High levels of estrogens discovered in some industrial wastewater

    In a groundbreaking study, civil engineering researchers in the University of Minnesota's Institute of Technology have discovered that certain industries may be a significant source of plant-based estrogens, called phytoestrogens, in surface water. They also revealed that some of these phytoestrogens can be removed through standard wastewater treatment, but in some cases, the compounds remain at ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Analytik Jena Expands Product Portfolio with ICP-OES and Launches New Product on the Market

    Within its core segment for analysis measuring technology, Analytik Jena AG now offers with the PlasmaQuant PQ 9000 its first High-Resolution Array ICP OES (optical emission spectrometry using inductively coupled plasma) for multiple element analysis as part of its own technology portfolio. This method is routinely used for determining smallest element concentrations especially in environmental ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • Twin-XULS – a versatile instrument for the analysis of ultra low sulfur fuels and other petrochemical products

    Oxford Instruments’ Twin-XULS is a versatile analyzer conforming to several ASTM methods, and is ideal for use in refineries and contract laboratories: Twin-X conforms to ASTM Method – D 7212 which is specifically for ULS applications (Sulfur content less than 10mg/kg), and also meets and exceeds the specifications stipulated by ASTM 4294 (and ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Six California Companies Included in $2 Million EPA Award to Small Businesses

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced more $2 million to 25 small businesses nationwide to develop new environmental technologies that will help protect people’s health and the environment. California leads the nation with six companies selected for the award; four are located in Southern California, and two are in Northern California. EPA’s Small Business ...

  • ASTM D975 - 11b Standard Specification for Diesel Fuel Oils

    This specification covers seven grades of diesel fuel oils suitable for various types of diesel engines. These grades are: Grade No. 1-D S15; Grade No. 1-D S500; Grade No. 1-D S5000; Grade No. 2-D S15; Grade No. 2-D S500; Grade No. 2-D S5000; and Grade No. 4-D. The requirements specified for diesel fuel oils shall be determined in accordance with the following test methods: flash point; cloud ...


    By ASTM International

  • EcoAnalytixTM Initiative Backgrounder - The new measure of success

    An industrial plant spews out unknown substances into the air and parents worry about the playground down wind.  The safety of food is in question after a rash of pet food shipments from overseas is found to be tainted with melamine, a nitrogen-rich industrial chemical linked with renal failure.  Desalinated water destined for the drinking water supply can’t compromise public ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Microbes chow down on latest fuel-cell tech

    Original story at MIT News ou can quickly run out of fingers and toes counting the many ways we waste energy. Take our sewage systems, for example: The energetic content of wastewater is about 10 times the amount of energy it takes to process it. In the U.S., we spend 3 percent of our energy on processing ...

  • ASTM D4814 - 11a standard specification for automotive spark-ignition engine fuel

    This specification describes the various characteristics and requirements of automotive fuels for use over a wide range of operating conditions in ground vehicles equipped with spark-ignition engines. It provides for a variation of the volatility and water tolerance of automotive fuel in accordance with seasonal climatic changes at ...


    By ASTM International

  • DOE-funded research projects win 39 R&D awards for 2010

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 39 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software developed throughout the world and introduced into the market the previous year. "I ...


    By US Department of Energy

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