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Petrochemical analysis can be challenging due to difficult matrices, a wide range of contaminants, and sensitivity requirements. We offer a range of products including Ion Chromatography (IC), Gas Chromatography (GC), GC-MS, ICP, and XRF spectrometers; which will enhance your analytical capabilities and improve your processes.
Nuclear power plants (NPP) generate nearly 20% of the total electricity in the U.S. and nearly 30% in the E.U. In NPPs, water in secondary and cooling systems controls the heat created from the fission of radioactive isotopes, to produce steam, which is used to generate electricity. NPP water chemistry is important for the maintenance of nuclear safety, major component reliability, and the overall economic viability of plant operation. Each nuclear power plant has a set of water chemistry matrices that are often specific for that plant and usually based on the water chemistry history and metallurgy of the plant.
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Evaluation of batteries and battery components requires a variety of analytical methods to study bulk materials and component surfaces at various scales. This brochure covers the range of materials characterization tools for battery analysis and product formulation.
X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) was used to investigate the Membrane Electrode Assembly of a proton exchange fuel cell to determine the distribution of platinum in the component.
Petroleum processing can be divided into three processes: upstream, midstream and downstream. The upstream oil sector is known as the exploration and production sector.
Morpholine and ammonium are used as additives in power plant waters. Morpholine acts as a corrosion inhibitor, whereas ammonium is used to control pH. In this matrix, it is critical to determine the presence of inorganic cation contaminants.
A flue gas desulfurization (FGD) processing unit removes sulfur dioxide from the exhaust flue gases in power plants that burn coal; airborne SO2 oxidizes within airborne water droplets to form sulfuric acid forming "acid rain". As environmental emissions regulations for SO2 tighten in countries worldwide, technologies for SO2 removal and associated analysis continue to advance.
Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) is primarily produced by households. For a long time this waste has been deposited in municipal landfill sites. In recent years, MSW is regarded as a resource either by recycling certain fractions or through recovery operations such as conversion to energy and composting. Chemical characterization of waste to determine any hazardous elements is critical to determine the processing route. In addition, any corrosive elements (S and Cl) as well as ash forming elements are also of interest when incineration is considered.
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Petrochemical analysis can be challenging due to difficult matrices, a wide range of contaminants, and sensitivity requirements.
Nuclear power plants (NPP) generate nearly 20% of the total electricity in the U.S. and nearly 30% in the E.U. In NPPs, water in secondary and cooling systems controls the heat created from the fission of radioactive isotopes, to produce steam, which is used to generate electricity.
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