Testing Services

Fuel Oils/ Heavy Distillates

INEOS Laboratory Grangemouth offers a testing service for fuel oils and heavy distillate materials.

Product SpecificationReference
Petroleum products - Fuels (class F) - Specifications of marine fuels: Residual marine fuels

BS ISO 8217

Fuel Oils/ Heavy
Distillates Tests (30KB)

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Tests marked * are ISO17025 accredited

Test NameMethod
Density - oscillating U-tube method*

IP 365

Transparent and opaque liquids - kinematic viscosity and calculation of dynamic viscosity

IP 71

Sulphur content - Energy dispersive x-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) spectrometry *

IP 336

Flash point - Pensky Martens closed cup method

IP 34

Hydrogen sulphide in fuel oils - Rapid liquid phase extraction method

IP 570

Carbon residue - Micro method (MCRT)

IP 398

Weak or strong acid number - Potentiometric titration method

IP 177

Total sediment in residual fuel oils - Part 1: Determination by hot filtration

IP 375

Total sediment in residual fuel oils - Part 2: Determination using standard procedures for ageing

IP 390

Petroleum products - Determination of pour point

IP 15

Water content of Petroleum Product - Dean & Stark distillation method *

IP 74

Determination of ash *

IP 4

Aluminium, silicon, vanadium, nickel, iron, sodium, calcium, zinc and phosphorous in residual fuel oil by ashing, fusion and inductively coupled plasma emission spectrometry (ICP-OES)

IP 501

Used lubricating oils (ULO)

BS ISO 8217 Sec 7.10

Carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen content of petroleum products and lubricants *

ASTM D5291

Calculated carbon aromaticity index (CCAI)

BS ISO 8217 Sec 6.3a

Microbiological analysis in fuels, lubricant and water samples

IP 613