Characteristic group analysis of oils (ASTM D2007)
Oil characteristic groups are determined with clay-gel adsorption chromatography by the ASTM D2007 standard method.
The quantities of saturated, aromatic, polar, and asphaltene/pre-asphaltene compounds are reported in mass percentages.
The sample needs to be soluble in n-pentane.
- Suitable sample matrices
- Oils soluble in n-pentane
- Required sample quantity
- 100 ml
- Typical turnaround time
- 4 weeks after receiving the samples
- Quality system
- Accredited testing laboratory