Testing Services

Petrol/ Light Distillates

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

Product SpecificationReference
Automotive fuels: Unleaded petrol; Requirements and test methods

BS EN 228

Petrol/ Light Distillates
Tests - INEOS Laboratory (24KB)

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Tests marked * are ISO17025 accredited

Test NameMethod
Density - oscillating U-tube method*

IP 365

Hydrocarbon types in petroleum products - Fluorescent indicator adsorption method

IP 156

Hydrocarbon types and oxygenates in automotive motor gasoline - Multidimensional GC method

IP 566

Vapour pressure - Part 1: Determination of air saturated vapour pressure (ASVP) and calculated dry vapour pressure equivalent (DVPE)

IP 394

Gum content of light and middle distillate fuels - Jet evaporation method

IP 131

Oxidation stability of gasoline - Induction period method

IP 40

Distillation characteristics at atmospheric pressure

IP 123

Corrosiveness to copper - Copper Strip Test

IP 154

Sulphur content of automotive fuels - Ultraviolet fluorescence method

IP 490

Motor octane number (MON) of spark ignition engine fuel

IP 236

Research octane number (RON) of spark ignition engine fuel

IP 237

Corrosiveness of silver from petroleum products by silver strip test

IP 611

Free water and particulate contamination in distillate fuels - Visual inspection procedures

ASTM D4176 Procedure 1

Microbiological analysis in fuels, lubricant and water samples

IP 613

Ethanol as a blending component for petrol - Determination of water content - Karl Fischer Coulometric titration method

IP 539

Analysis of ethanol as a blending component for petrol by gas chromatography (GC)

IP 571

Vapour lock index (VLI) - calculation

Calculation