GPA 2286 – Extended Analysis of Natural Gas

Analyzer Description

2-valves, packed and capillary columns, TCD / FID
Sample type:
Natural gas, other refinery gases
Components separated:
TCD: Methane, ethane, propane, iso-butane, n-butane, iso-pentane, n-pentane, C6+ backflush composite, carbon dioxide
FID: C4 through C12 n-paraffins, benzene, toluene, ethyl benzene, xylenes
Lower detection limits:
TCD: 100 ppm for all components
FID: 1 ppm for all components
Methods met:
GPA 2261, GPA 2186, GPA 2286, Wasson-ECE 325

Typical Chromatogram

GPA 2261 Chromatogram
FID Chromatogram

Key Features and Benefits

  • Can use liquid and/or gas sampling valves
  • BTU calculation software available

Natural Gas Literature (PDF)