Petrol & Light Distillates Testing

INEOS Laboratory Grangemouth offers a testing service for petrol (to BS EN228) and light distillate materials.

Product Specification Reference
Automotive fuels: Unleaded petrol; Requirements and test methods

Petrol / Light Distillates Tests

Tests marked * are ISO17025 accredited

Test Name Method
Analysis of ethanol as a blending component for petrol by gas chromatography (GC)
Corrosiveness of silver from petroleum products by silver strip test
Corrosiveness to copper - Copper Strip Test
Density - oscillating U-tube method*
Distillation characteristics at atmospheric pressure
Ethanol as a blending component for petrol - Determination of water content - Karl Fischer Coulometric titration method
Free water and particulate contamination in distillate fuels - Visual inspection procedures
Gum content of light and middle distillate fuels - Jet evaporation method
Hydrocarbon types and oxygenates in automotive motor gasoline - Multidimensional GC method
Hydrocarbon types in petroleum products - Fluorescent indicator adsorption method
Microbiological analysis in fuels, lubricant and water samples
Motor octane number (MON) of spark ignition engine fuel
Oxidation stability of gasoline - Induction period method
Petroleum products - Determination of water - Coulometric Karl Fischer titration method
PIONA / PNA / nPIPNA / OPNA / PONA / PHONA analysis by Reformulyzer GC
Research octane number (RON) of spark ignition engine fuel
Sulphur content of automotive fuels - Ultraviolet fluorescence method
Vapour pressure - Part 1: Determination of air saturated vapour pressure (ASVP) and calculated dry vapour pressure equivalent (DVPE)