pour point


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pour point

n.
The lowest temperature at which an oil or other liquid will pour under given conditions.

pour point

n
(Chemistry) chem the lowest temperature at which a mineral oil will flow under specified conditions
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The FAME produced was tested for six parameters namely calorific value, cloud point, pour point, flash point, density and viscosity when compared to ASTM E2515-11 standard values.
The ACCENTTM Wax Inhibitor dispersions were shown to be effective pour point depressants on various crude oils.
There are various laboratory testing techniques which may be used to define or quantify the cold flow behaviour of a diesel fuel such as cloud point (CP), Cold Filter Plugging Point (CFPP), pour point (PP), Low Temperature Flow Test (LTFT), Freezing Point (FP), Wax Appearance Point (WAP), and Simulated Filter Plugging Point (SFPP).
The color index of around 1, the viscosity index of over 90, and the pour point of below minus 6 degrees Celsius are the key specifications of the new product, which has been highly appreciated on the target markets.
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Real-Time Analyzer's Portable Fuel Quality Analyzer (PFQA) determines the following physical and chemical properties for diesel, gasoline and jet fuels in 10 sec: cetane index, cloud point, density, distillation values (0, 50, 90 and 100%), flash point, freezing point, octane (AKI), pour point and viscosity; as well as aromatics, BTEX, biodiesel, ethanol, FSII, MTBE, naphthenes, olefins, saturates and sulfur.
The pour point is the temperature at which an emollient solidifies on cooling.
In addition, we are continually upgrading the performance profile of our products, and have launched a new range of pour point depressants with these features", he adds.
Namely, they are used as viscosity index improvers and pour point depressants (viscosity--temperature behavior) of lubricating mineral oils for more than half a century (6).
Le reseau mis en place a cette fin a pour point de depart la Tunisie d'oE les [beaucoup moins que] recrues [beaucoup plus grand que] sont convoyees vers la Syrie via la Libye, puis la Turquie.
They provide thermal and oxidation stability, high viscosity index, high flash point, low pour point, and hydrolytic stability while protecting against rust, oxidation and foaming.