26October, 2018
Fuel Quality Testing

Tapetco fuel labs test for fuels quality specifications, following ASTM, ISO, and other industry standards. Fuels analyzed include petroleum refined fuels, and other fuel sources.

Fuel testing laboratories support fuel quality control, research and troubleshooting for refineries, pipelines, storage terminals, aviation, automotive and other industries and operations. With fuel laboratories and offices located across the world, Tapetco can provide rapid fuel sampling, testing, and reporting.

The testing laboratory issues Jet fuel test certificates for all Tapetcoproductions for Jet Fuel A-1.

Fuel Testing

Fuel Quality Monitoring
Fuel Quality Failure Investigation

Fuel labs test with the ability to execute testing after:
1. Visual Appearance
- Method: ASTM D6986

2. Saybolt Color
- Method: ASTM D6045
- Equipment: PFXi-880P (Lovibond – UK)

3. Density at 15oC
- Method: ASTM D1298
- Equipment: Hydrometers L50SP (Alla – France), mercury glass thermometer ASTM

4. Density at 15oC
- Method: ASTM D4052
- Equipment: DS 7800 (Kruss – Germany)

5. Distillation
- Method: ASTM D86
- Equipment: NDI 450 (Normalab – France)

6. Flash Point
- Method: ASTM D3828
- Equipment: 82100-0 (Stanhope-Seta – UK)

7. Freezing Point
- Method: ASTM D5972
- Equipment: FPA-70Xi (Phase Technology – Canada)

8. Copper Strip Corrosion
- Method: ASTM D130
- Equipment: + 13-0700 (Anton Paar ProveTec-Petrotest – Germany). Standard color palette for ASTM copper

9. Existent Gum
- Method: ASTM D381
- Equipment: Plastic Determination (Anton Paar ProveTec-Petrotest-Germen)

10. Conductivity
- Method: ASTM D2624
- Equipment: 1152 (EMCEE – USA)

11. Microseparometer(MSEP) Rating
- Method: ASTM D3948
- Equipment: 1140 Mark X (EMCEE – USA)

12. Membrane Filtration
- Method: ASTM D2276
- Equipment: + GPT-172 MKII (Gammon – USA), + ASTM Standard Color Chart

13. Microbiological Growth

13.1 Method: IP 613
- Equipment + Refrigerator: FOC-120E (Velp – Italia) MicrobMonotor2 (Echa Microbiology – UK)

13.2 ASTM D7463 Method
- Equipment: HY-LITE2

14. Water Detection: Shell Water Detector Capsules

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