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X-Ray fluorescence analysis of petroleum products


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  • Determination of elements content of additives, wear and other contaminations in lubricants and greases
  • Determination chlorinated diphenyls, PCB and of chlorine and bromine according to Altölverordnung, AltölV
  • Determination of sulfur content



  • ​DIN 51399-2:2010-01 - Testing of lubricants - Determination of elements content of additives, wear and other contaminations - Part 2: Wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (XRF)
  • DIN 51829:2013-03 - Petroleum products - Determination of additive and wear elements in greases - Analysis by wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry
  • DIN 51460-3:2016-12 - Testing of petroleum products - Method for sample preparation - Part 3: Unpressurized digestion with mineral acids
  • DIN 51460-2:2016-12 - Testing of petroleum products - Method for sample preparation - Part 2: Incineration/oxide ash
  • DIN 51577-4:1994-02 - Testing of mineral oil hydrocarbons and similar products; determination of chlorine and bromine content; analysis by energy dispersive X-ray spectrometry with low cost instruments
  • DIN EN ISO 14596:2007-12 - Petroleum products - Determination of sulfur content - Wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (ISO 14596:2007); German version EN ISO 14596:2007

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