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White papers: XOS

XOS is a leading manufacturer of application-specific X-ray analysers, offering elemental analysis solutions that improve public safety and customer efficiency in industries like petroleum, consumer products, and environmental compliance.

For petroleum applications, XOS offers portable, laboratory, and process analysers with excellent precision at the push of a button. XOS also offers High Definition XRF (HDXRF®) analysers for the detection of toxic elements in consumer products, such as toys and apparel and areas of environmental regulation, like soil and water. XOS’s advanced optics and OEM sub-systems can increase precision, speed, and spatial resolution, while decreasing the size, complexity, and cost of the instrument.


How to Fix a Friendship Gone Sour: Russia, Organic Chlorides, and Improved Method Precision

Cl-contaminated crude oil causes corrosion in refining equipment and pipelines. Learn about a solution to obtain organic chloride concentrations in crude oil with increased precision and efficiency.

Published on the 03 January 2020

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Understanding the Effects of Silicon Contamination

Refiners throughout the petroleum and biofuels industry are taking a closer look at the dangers of silicon in gasoline and ethanol. Read XOS' whitepaper to understand the effects of silicon contamination in the refining process.

Published on the 05 November 2019

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A Comparison of Chlorine Levels in Aromatics Using MWDXRF and Microcoulometry

Read this whitepaper to compare study results for total chlorine levels using MWDXRF vs. microcoulometry.

Published on the 01 October 2019

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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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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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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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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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