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4 Ways to Effectively Monitor Total Chlorine in Liquid Hydrocarbons

Chlorine in crude oil, if not removed, can hydrolyse during processing to form hydrochloric acid. Download XOS's whitepaper to learn about four ways to effectively monitor total chlorine.

Published on the 02 April 2019

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Catalysts and Technology for Lubricant Base Oils

This whitepaper details the support that Shell Catalysts & Technologies provides to those in the lubricant base oil business seeking to build new units or revamp or refill existing ones.

Published on the 01 April 2019

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Get Fast D4294 Sulfur Results without Centrifuging

For XRF, a common matrix effect interference involves particulates settling to the bottom of the sample cup. Download this whitepaper to learn how you can ensure accurate 4294 sulfur results without centrifuging.

Published on the 05 March 2019

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Chasing the Bias – Gasoline Matrix Matching to Improve ASTM D2622 Sulfur Measurement Accuracy

XOS' latest whitepaper explains how calibration matrix matching improves low-level ASTM D2622 sulfur measurement accuracy to ensure regulatory compliance for gasoline.

Published on the 07 February 2019

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Precision Comparison Between HDXRF® and ICP for Ni, Fe, and V

While professionals in the petroleum industry must adhere to D5708B, those looking to save downtime may consider HDXRF as a cost-effective, in-house alternative. It delivers results in five minutes or less.

Published on the 15 January 2019

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Simple Lubricant Additive Package Quality Control Using HDXRF

Additives can make up as much as 30% of lubricants and often contain elements such as phosphorus, calcium, and zinc. Learn how Petra MAX, XRF elemental analyzer, can help you ensure that blended lubricants meet required specifications.

Published on the 04 December 2018

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Precision Comparison Between ASTM Test Methods D7039, D2622, and D5453

View XOS's whitepaper to find out which method offers the best performance for reproducibility when testing low sulfur in automotive fuels: ASTM D2622, D7039, and D5453. Data was collected from ASTM Proficiency Testing Programs (PTPs).

Published on the 09 November 2018

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