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LUBE OILS >>Petroleum

ATLAS undertakes the inspection, analysis and testing of Petroleum, Bunker Fuels, Diesel, IFO Fuels of all grades as per international testing methods like ISO, ASTM and IS Specifications. All types of fuels – Distillate, Intermediate and Residual are tested in our laboratory.

 

FUEL TYPE

FUEL GRADES

COMMON INDUSTRY NAME

Distillate

DMX (Special Light distillate)
DMA(Marine Gas Oil, MGO)
DMB (Marine Diesel Oil, MDO)
DMC (Residual fuel Blend)
DMZ (Equivalent to DMA except for viscosity)

Gas Oil or Marine Gas Oil or Marine Diesel Oil

Intermediate

IFO 180  380

Diesel Fuel or Intermediate Fuel Oil (IFO)

Residual

RMA, RMB, RMD, RME, RMF,RMG, RMH, RMK, RML

Fuel oil or Residual Fuel Oil

     The following fuels can be tested by us :

Diesel HF-HSD / LS-HSD

MGO

ASTM D945

ISO 8217

IS:   1460-2005
IS: 11489-1985

Intermediate Fuel Oil

IFO / IFS

ASTM D396

ISO 8217

IS:1593-1982

Heavy Fuel Oil

HFO

ASTM D396

ISO 8217

IS:1593-1982

Marine Residual Fuel

MRF

ASTM D2069

ISO 8217

IS:1593-1982

Furnace Oil

FO

ASTM D396

ISO 8217

IS:1593-1982

    We conduct the below mentioned tests in our laboratory :

CHARACTERISTIC UNIT TEST METHOD
ISO
TEST METHOD
ASTM
TEST METHOD IS
Appearance    Visual Visual Visual
Acidity, inorganic   IP 182 ASTM D3242 IS 1448 P : 2
Acidity, total mg KOH/g ISO 3771 ASTM D974 IS 1448 P : 2
Ash  (% m/m) ISO 6245 ASTM D482 IS 1448 P : 4
API - Gravity (Kg/m3) ISO 3675 or ISO 12185 ASTM D287 IS 1448 P : 32
Asphaltenes   ISO 17370    IP 143 ASTM D6560 IS 1448 P : 8
Carbon residue (%m/m) ISO 10370 ASTM D189 or D524 IS 1448 P : 8
Carbon res. on 10% (V/V) distillation bottoms (% m/m)
Cetane Index   ISO 4264 ASTM D976 or D4737 IS 1448 P : 9
Cloud Point (°C)  ISO 3015 ASTM D2500 IS 1448 P : 10
Calorific Value Kcal/kg ISO 1928 ASTM D240 or D4868 IS 1448 P : 6
Copper Strip Corrosion   ISO 2160 ASTM D130 IS 1448 P : 15
Colour, ASTM     ASTM D1500  
Colour, Saybolt   ISO 2049 ASTM D156 IS 1448 P : 14
Cold Filter Plugging Point CFPP (°C) IP 309 ASTM D6371  IS 1448 P : 110
Density at 15°C (Kg/m3) ISO 3675 or ISO 12185 ASTM D287 or D1298 IS 1448 P : 32
Distillation, % volume recovered (°C) ISO 3405 ASTM D86 IS 1448 P : 18
Flash Point - Abel (°C) ISO 13736 IP 170 IS 1448 P : 20
Flash Point - Pensky Martens (°C) ISO 2719 ASTM D93 IS 1448 P : 21
Insolubles (% m/m) ISO 3735 ASTM D893 IS 1448 P : 30
Pentane Insolubles (% m/m) ISO 3735 ASTM D893 IS 1448 P : 30
Pour Point (upper) (°C) ISO 3016 ASTM D2500 IS 1448 P : 10
* Winter quality  
* Summer quality  
Smoke Point   ISO 3014 ASTM D1322 IS 1448 P : 31
Specific Gravity at 15°C (Kg/m3) ISO 3675 or ISO 12185 ASTM D287 or D1298 IS 1448 P : 32
Spectro Chemical Analysis PPM   ASTM D6728 IS 1448 P : 34
Sulfur (% m/m) ISO 8754 or ISO 14596 ASTM D2622 or D4294 IS 1448 P : 33 or 35
Total Sediment Existent (% m/m) ISO 10307 - 1 ASTM D2709 IS 1448 P : 30
Toluene Insolubles (% m/m) ISO 3735 ASTM D893 IS 1448 P : 30
Viscosity at 40°C (mm2/s b) ISO 3104 ASTM D445 IS 1448 P : 25
Viscosity Index   ISO 2909 ASTM D2270  
Water (% V/V) ISO 3733 ASTM D1744 IS 1448 P : 40
Water & Sediments (BS&W) (% V/V) ISO 3733 ASTM D1796 or D2709 IS 1448 P : 30 and 40
Water by Karl-Fisher Titration (% V/V) ASTM D6304 IS 1448 P : 40
Vanadium mg/kg ISO 14597 or IP 501 or IP 470  ASTM D6728  
Aluminum plus Silicon mg/kg ISO 10478 or IP 501 or IP 470 ASTM D6728  
Used Lubricating Oil (ULO) mg/kg      
          1. Zinc mg/kg IP 501 or IP 470 ASTM D6728  
          2. Phosphorus mg/kg IP 501 or IP 470 ASTM D6728  
          3. Calcium mg/kg IP 501 or IP 470 ASTM D6728  

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