Compliance verification and adulteration of fuels and lubricants
- Fuel quality in Brazil is defined by a set of chemical and physicochemical characteristics, listed in the Resolutions and Regulations of the National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency – ANP. These specifications establish limits for each characteristic in order to ensure the quality o (...)
Determination of volatile organic compounds in automotive lubricants
- Determination of volatile organic compounds in lubricants allows for the identification of contaminants that impair the working of vehicles and machines.
IPT determines these compounds using headspace gas chromatography, whereby a comparative analysis is made through mass spectrometr (...)