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  • NEW MINIVAP VPXpert vapor pressure tester - Out Now!

    Grabner Instruments, inventor and pioneer for modern vapor pressure testing, announced the launch of the third generation vapor pressure tester, the MINIVAP VPXpert. Besides strikingly modern looks the instrument is designed for superior precision, outperforming all known vapor pressure standards. Based on “a world of experience” and packed with features, the VPXpert truly is a benchmark for next ...

  • New Autosampler for Vapor Pressure Testing

    AMETEK Grabner Instruments introduces the new RUN12 Autosampler for rapid and continuous vapor pressure testing of up to 12 samples in one run. The Autosampler was developed to achieve the highest sample throughput for gasoline and solvent vapor pressure measurement. The Autosampler´s corrosion-resistant construction makes it exceptionally fit for testing plain or aggressive samples filled ...

  • New Feature: Vapor Pressure Testing of LPG

    Grabner Instruments, a subsidiary of AMETEK, Inc. has upgraded its top-selling portable vapor pressure tester - the MINIVAP VPXpert. After extensive testing Grabner Instruments has released a new method to test Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) up to 1000 kPa pressure. The MINIVAP VPXpert tests according to ASTM ...

  • Grabner Instruments Introduces Trend-Setting New Instrument for Vapor Pressure Testing

    AMETEK Grabner Instruments, a worldwide leader in automatic petroleum testers, announces the launch of a new, highly versatile and portable vapor pressure tester- the MINI VAP VP Vision. The new analyzer features significant improvements in terms of measurement range that allows one instrument to measure gasoline, jet fuel, crude oil, LPG and solvents (without needing to attach a pressure ...

  • Grabner Instrument vapor pressure method accepted for ASTM D4814 automotive fuel specifications!

    Testing vapor pressure for automotive gasolines no longer requires time consuming sample preparation! Recently the ASTM Subcommittee D02.A for petroleum products unanimously voted to include the GRABNER INSTRUMENTS Vapor Pressure method ASTM D6378 as an alternative test method into ASTM D4814 – the Standard Specification for Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuels. Thousands of customers worldwide ...

  • US dot issues emergency testing order for transport of crude oils

    The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued an Emergency Testing Order that requires all shippers to test crude oil from the Bakken region to ensure the proper identification of the crude oil before it is transported by rail. The Emergency Testing Order is in response to a number of recent incidents involving the derailment of trains transporting crude oil from Canada to the United ...

  • Condensable particulate matter - exceptions to the rule

    With the recent revisions to Method 202 for condensable particulate matter (CPM), the US EPA included an exception to the requirement to extract the CPM filter (the secondary filter that is located between the “warm” and “cold” sections of the impinger train).  The exception is subject to the following conditions: The source temperature is less than 85°F; ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • ASTM D1655 - 11b standard specification for aviation turbine fuels

    This specification covers purchases of aviation turbine fuel under contract and is intended primarily for use by purchasing agencies. This specification does not include all fuels satisfactory for reciprocating aviation turbine engines, but rather, defines the following specific types of aviation fuel for civil use: Jet A; and Jet A-1. The ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D3241 - 11a standard test method for thermal oxidation stability of aviation turbine fuels

    The test results are indicative of fuel performance during gas turbine operation and can be used to assess the level of deposits that form when liquid fuel contacts a heated surface that is at a specified temperature. 1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers the procedure for rating the tendencies of gas turbine fuels to deposit decomposition products within the fuel system. ...


    By ASTM International

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