Specific Gravity - A Key Parameter
In this eLearning session we describe the specific gravity measurement in the whole refining process- from upstream to downstream. We introduce the theoretical background to the technique, the advantages of digital measurement over traditional approaches and introduce the broad equipment solutions from Anton Paar.
We place a particular focus on the practical aspect of this parameter in the daily routine to ensure full compliance with ASTM D4052, D5002, D7777, D8188 & ISO 12185. Our density experts in petroleum industry will answer all your questions you may have on this topic.
• Specific gravity measurement with Anton Paar’s oscillating U-tube technology
• Advantages using digital handheld and benchtop density meters
• Application fields within the whole refining process
• Compliance to relevant ISO and ASTM standards
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Barbara Klug-Santner (Anton Paar)
Barbara Klug-Santner obtained her PhD at the Institute for Environmental Biotechnology at the Technical University of Graz. She has been working at Anton Paar since 2006. In the last 13 years she has become an expert in density measurement and is currently working as a product manager for the portable density meters, the small benchtop density meters, and the Millikelvin thermometers.
Marcel Urban (Anton Paar)
Marcel Urban is the international product manager for density and concentration meters at the Anton Paar headquarters in Austria. His background is sensor technology with many years’ experience in different industries like industrial, medical and automotive. He graduated with a Master’s degree in Microelectronics at the Carinthian Tech Institute in Villach, Austria 2000. Marcel Urban joined Anton Paar in June 2019.
Tom Lynch CChem FRSC (International Labmate Ltd)
Tom has 35 years of experience in the petroleum industry, specialising in the delivery of forensic and problem solving /method development capabilities for BP Fuels and Lubricants businesses globally. He was also a member of the BP Science Council representing Analytical Science and led a BP wide Analytical Science network.Tom has published over 30 citable papers, 4 book chapters and has given over 60 presentations at conferences. He is a past Vice President of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Analytical Division and a past Chairman of the RSC Separation Science Group. In addition, Tom is a recipient of the Silver Jubilee Medal by the Chromatographic Society and a technical achievement award by the Energy Institute.
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