This new storage facility in Indonesia provides Clariant's Oil Services customers in the region with an improved, more sustainable supply chain for its Pour Point
Depressants (PPD) and Drag Reducing Agent (DRA) products, in line with the specific requirements of the oil industry.
VLCCs have found favor with traders looking to store low sulfur components due, in part, to the vessels having onboard heating facilities - low sulfur components in Asia typically have a high pour point
, which requires these materials to have heating facilities in the supply chain.
Then, for improvement of fuel properties, they were mixed with diesel in different ratios (B25, B50 and B75) and their properties such as flash point, cloud point, pour point
, kinematic viscosity and density were analyzed according to international standards, Esmayeeli said.
Performance of the polymers as antiwear (AW), pour point
depressant (PPD), viscosity modifier/viscosity index improver (VII) in different mineral base oils (SN1 and SN2) were done by standard ASTM methods.
Various fuel properties like kinematic viscosity, flash point, pour point
, cloud point, total acid number, specific gravity, water and sediments, conradson carbon residue, sulfur contents, phosphorous contents, sulphated ash, cetane and copper corrosion were determined and found comparable to ASTM standards.
The ACCENTTM Wax Inhibitor dispersions were shown to be effective pour point
depressants on various crude oils.
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.
[ClickPress, Sun Aug 23 2015] Pour Point
Depressants Market by Chemistry (polyalkylmethacrylates, styrene esters, ethylene co vinyl acetate, poly alpha olefin, and others), by End User (Lubricant Industry and Oil & Gas Industry) & by region - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2020
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
analysis of jatropha biolubricant was carried out using ASTM D-97.