9am Houston / 10am New York / 3pm London

Screening and quality control of petroleum products and fuels can be a tedious and expensive process when performed utilizing traditional methods.

Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) as described in ASTM Guidelines E1655, D8340, and D6122 is a much faster method providing results in just 30 seconds without requiring solvents or reagents. In fact, NIRS has become the preferred method for numerous producers to quickly quantify key parameters in petrofuels and petrochemicals such as the water content, aromatic content, octane numbers (RON, MON), bromine number/index, diene value, cetane index, CFPP, flash point, or cloud point to name only a few. Moreover, NIRS also provides results for physical parameters such as API gravity, density, and viscosity by the same analysis.

Interested to learn how you can boost the efficiency of your lab with near-infrared spectroscopy? This webinar will show you:

• How near-infrared spectroscopy works and can be used to quantify multiple chemical and physical parameters within 30 seconds

• How near-infrared spectroscopy complies with ASTM guidelines such as E1655, D8340, and D6122

• How Metrohm customers in the petrochemical industry use near-infrared spectroscopy and the cost and time savings they have experienced

This is one of two identical sessions offered at different times to suit schedules around the world. Pick whichever session is most convenient for you.

More convenient times for EMEA/APAC:
Wed, Jun 16, 2021 · 4:00 PM Bern (GMT 2:00)
Nicolas Rühl, PhD
Product Manager Spectroscopy
Dr. Nicolas Rühl is working in the Competence Center Spectroscopy since 2015. In this time, he has been in charge of developing the near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy business at Metrohm. Nicolas received his PhD in physical chemistry on single-molecule spectroscopy using Vis-NIR and Raman spectroscopy technologies.
Sankar Babu
Product Manager Spectroscopy
Sankar Babu has a graduation and post-graduation certificate in chemistry from the University of Madras, India and 10 years' of analytical experience in different industries. Sankar Babu has been working for Metrohm for 14 years and is currently the Regional Product Manager for Spectroscopy & Ion Chromatography in the Regional Support Centre in Singapore.
Dave van Staveren, PhD
Head of Competence Center Spectroscopy
Dr. Dave van Staveren completed his university graduate work in the area of bio-inorganic chemistry with a strong focus on various spectroscopic methods. He has held several positions in Product Management and has been in charge of NIR Product Management and Application Development at Metrohm since 2016.