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Are You Ready for ASTM D8252 – New Ni & V Method Using XRF?

Download XOS' method brief to learn more about ASTM D8252 - new Ni and V XRF method, and how Petra MAX is a viable solution to ensure compliance while offering nickel and vanadium analysis in less than 5 minutes.

Published on the 03 September 2019

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S, Ni, V and Fe Analysis of Crude Oil

Download XOS's app note to learn how Petra MAX delivers simultaneous trace metals and ASTM D4294 or ISO 8754 analysis of sulfur, in a single measurement.

Published on the 02 August 2019

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Increasing Unit Profitability by Improving Diesel Yields and Cloud Point

With changes to MARPOL specs & increases in diesel prices, this paper explains concepts for diesel refiners to consider and presents studies of UOP catalysts HC 120 and HC 425 to maximise production.

Published on the 29 July 2019

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Real-Time Total Chlorine Monitoring to Ensure Optimal Desalter Performance

Learn how Clora Online provides an effective tool for salt content monitoring and serves as an important process control tool for chlorine content in desalted crude and other process streams further downstream in the refinery process.

Published on the 01 July 2019

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Vibration Monitoring of Cooling Towers

Catastrophic failure of a cooling tower can bring serious consequences to plant business operations. Measuring key vibration parameters and analysing vibration data from a cooling tower are important actions to be taken to help protect assets.

Published on the 26 June 2019

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The Next-Generation of Elemental Analysis

Petra MAX delivers D4294 sulfur analysis and is available with autosampler, delivering continuous sample load and tracking capabilities. Learn about the features that make Petra MAX unique compared to its counterparts in the market.

Published on the 03 June 2019

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Filling the Propylene Gap – Shaping the Future With On-Purpose Technologies

Global demand for propylene is continuing to rise and the market is projected to enjoy solid growth rates for the foreseeable future. With this increase, however, traditional sources of propylene no longer meet the demand. On-purpose propylene solutions are necessary to fill the propylene gap.

Published on the 20 May 2019

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Best Practices for Improved Sulfur Repeatability

Refineries can increase overall savings by producing final product closer to the sulfur specification maximum. Download XOS's whitepaper to learn how this may be accomplished.

Published on the 07 May 2019

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