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  • Fuel Additives for Diesel, Gasoline and Aviation

    Fuel additives are the chemicals that are used to enhance the properties of the fuel to which these are added. These are mixed with fuel such as gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel, fuel oil, etc. to improve fuel efficiency and economy. These help the fuel in meeting environmental emission control standards and improve engine or vehicle performance. Apart from these qualities, the ...


  • High concentrations of soot in diesel engine lube oils easily measured with IR analyzer

    Extended drain times, combined with stringent emission requirements, make it important to routinely check the soot levels in diesel engine oil. Rapid, on-site field measurement of soot concentration levels in diesel engine lubricating oils at levels as high as 12 - 15% takes less than 30 seconds with the InfraCal Soot Meter from Wilks Enterprise, Inc. This compact, pushbutton analyzer provides ...


    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, on-site percent biodiesel in diesel measurements

    Wilks Enterprise has introduced a portable infrared analyzer for measuring the biodiesel blend ratio. Since tax incentives and government regulations are often based on % biofuel, it is important to have an accurate measurement system. The InfraCal Filtometer is rugged, compact, portable and easy to use by non-technical personnel. It gives a direct readout in % biodiesel allowing the user the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Mobile monitoring station assesses diesel emissions

    Researchers in Greece are using a Gasmet FTIR multiparameter gas analyzer, deployed in a mobile van (MOBILAB), to undertake exhaust gas analysis for comparison with ambient air quality data. “This enables us to undertake temporal and spatial air quality measurements from within traffic, measuring emissions during different traffic conditions,” says Apostolos Tsakis, from the Aerosol ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Mobile monitoring station assesses diesel emissions

    Researchers in Greece are using a Gasmet FTIR multiparameter gas analyzer, deployed in a mobile van (MOBILAB), to undertake exhaust gas analysis for comparison with ambient air quality data. “This enables us to undertake temporal and spatial air quality measurements from within traffic, measuring emissions during different traffic conditions,” says Apostolos Tsakis, from the Aerosol ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • NREL to help convert methane to liquid diesel

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will help develop microbes that convert methane found in natural gas into liquid diesel fuel, a novel approach that if successful could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lower dependence on foreign oil. The amount of natural gas simply flared or vented from oil wells globally is enormous – equal to ...

  • Global Diesel Engines Market 2012 - 2018 Available At Researchmoz.us

    A diesel engine is an internal combustion engine that is used to initiate ignition to burn the fuel. They are available as two strokes and four strokes diesel engines. Diesel engines are used in submarines, ships, locomotives, trucks, buses, heavy equipments and in passenger cars. The demand of diesel engines has been growing globally due to its versatile usage in various areas. ...


  • Global Diesel Generator Set Market Research Study - ReportsnReports

    Global diesel generator set study details the market driving and restraining forces currently existing in the market and also details some of the challenges the industry is likely to face during the forecast period. Implications of the market dynamics and industry challenges the study period are analyzed. The market study also discusses current issues facing the market, revenue forecasts, market ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • Application for Spectro Phoenix II enables screening of ultra-low sulfur diesel

    Inexpensive Compact EDXRF Instrument for Screening and Onsite Control Marble Falls, TX, February 2007 – The determination of sulfur in fuels is one of the most important analytical applications in the petroleum oil industry. As one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of analytical instruments for energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence analysis (EDXRF), SPECTRO has prepared a new application for ...

  • 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

  • Portable Infrared Analyzers for Biofuel Measurements

    South Norwalk, CT, March 23, 2007 -- Wilks Enterprise, Inc. has introduced two easy-to-use mid-infrared analyzers for biofuels analysis for production facilities and for fuel blending at distribution centers. These instruments have been specifically designed for on-site analysis and can be operated by personnel having little or no knowledge of infrared analytical techniques. The first is the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Analyzing the US Wind Power Industry

    Analyzing the US Wind Power Industry  US Wind Power Industry Market The rise of wind energy is no longer being looked upon as an alternate source of ...


  • E1100 Hand-Held Combustion Gas Analyzer

    The NEW E1100 Hand-Held Combustion Analyzer is a rugged unit for boiler, burner, engine, turbine, furnace, and other combustion applications. Pre-calibrated and field replaceable sensors allow for easy diagnostics and replacements to reduce “down-time” and costly repair charges. The E1100 is a NEW hand-held industrial gas analyzer that is a valuable tool designed for maintenance & ...

  • Wilks expanding Video FAQs for InfraCal Analyzers

    While a picture may be worth a thousand words, a video can be invaluable for helping customers out with frequently asked questions. Wilks is expanding a series of 2-3 minute “how to” videos. Below is a sampling of some that have been completed. Did you know Wilks now has an ASTM compliant instrument for measuring percent biodiesel blend in diesel fuel? ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • New Easy-to-Use ASTM Test Method for Measuring Soot Levels in Diesel Engine Lubricating Oils

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce that the InfraCal Soot Meter now gives users an approved ASTM testing method for measuring the percent level of soot in diesel engine lubricating oil.   In late June, the ASTM issued Method D7686-2011 entitled “Test Method for Field-Based Condition Monitoring of Soot in In-Service Lubricants Using a Fixed-Filter Infrared (IR) ...


    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

  • Waste to Diesel Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast (2013 - 2019)

    Waste to diesel is a relatively new concept and an unconventional source of energy. In this process, diesel is produced from municipal waste, plastic waste, and oil and fat waste. Our planet is suffocated by waste, and waste management is a costly affair, without any scope of a return on investment. Our blue planet is also facing troubles with depleting fossil fuel reserves.  Browse full ...


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