APD-600A of Xebex International, Ltd.

Full-Automatic Asphaltene Analyzer
Model APD-600A

For Analysis of Asphaltene Content in Petroleum Products: System consisting of Measuring/calculating unit, Absorbency measuring unit & Sample changer unit

This new model will be shortly released for our commercial supply.

- Advanced technology prize was awarded by the Japan Petroleum Institute (JPI).
- Patented in Japan, U.S.A., Europe, Canada and China
- All-in-one type with automatic calibration
- For crude oils, heavy oils and fuel oils, etc.

- Testing method: JPI-5S-45-95 (JPI), correlating well with ASTM D3279
- Light Source: LED lamp x 2
- Measuring principle: Dual wavelength absorption spectroscopy using 2 interference filters (at 750 & 800nm)
- Measuring Range: 0.5 to 15 wt%
- Reproducibility: ±2%
- Measuring Time: Approx. 1 minute per sample (excpe the time for sample pretreatment)
- With sample changer (for 12 flasks)
- Sampling: Automatic sampling by tube pump
- Output: Printer port & serial port
- Power supply: 100 to 240V AC, 50/60Hz
- Dimensions & weight: 520(W) x 428(D) x 350(H) mm, approx. net 20kg

<Correlation of Measurement Results>
The values measured by the APD-600A have a good correlation with the values measured by the ASTM D3279 or D6560 (equivalent to IP 143) manual filtration methods, as shown in the following graph.

<Standard accessories>
Printer, printing papers (4), ink cartridges (5), power cable, grounding wire, drain tank, rinsing liquid tank, Erlenmeyer flasks with stoppers (12), flask holders (12), stirrer rotors (12), Allen wrench, arm, fuse, suction nozzle, tank holder, turn-table, standard Asphaltene material for calibration & operation manual

<Optional accessories>
Software to transfer measurement data to PC and its RS-232C cable

* Please procure Toluen and Normal Heptane locally for sample pretreatment.

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This is a model that has been supplied until 2011.
If any maintenance is needed, please feel free to contact us.

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