ASTM D5599 / EN 1601 – Determination of Oxygenates in Motor Fuels by O-FID

Analyzer Description

Capillary column, methanizer, oxygenate flame ionization detector (O-FID)
Sample type:
Finished gasoline
Components separated:
Water, methanol, ethanol, isopropanol, tert-butanol, n-propanol, MTBE, sec-butanol, DIPE, isobutanol, ETBE, tert-pentanol, 1,2-dimethoxyethane, n-butanol, TAME
Concentration range:
Oxygenated components from 0.1 to 20 mass%
Methods met:
ASTM D5599, EN 1601, Wasson-ECE 210

Typical Chromatogram

D5599 Chromatogram

Key Features and Benefits

  • Oxygen specific detector eliminates all hydrocarbon interferences
  • Linear response over four orders of magnitude
  • Easily replaced cracking reactor and methanizer, limiting downtime

OFID Literature (PDF)