ASTM D5504 – Determination of Sulfur Compounds in Natural Gas by Chemiluminescence Detection

Analyzer Description

1-valve, 1-column (capillary), SCD
Sample type:
Natural gas, gaseous fuels
Components separated:
Hydrogen sulfide, carbonyl sulfide, sulfur dioxide, methyl mercaptan (methanethiol), ethyl mercaptan, dimethyl sulfide, carbon disulfide, 2-propanethiol, 2-methyl-2-propanethiol, 1-propanethiol, ethyl methyl sulfide, 2-butanethiol, thiophene, diethyl sulfide, 1-butanethiol, dimethyl disulfide, diethyl disulfide
Lower detection limit:
10 ppb
Methods met:
ASTM D5504, ISO 19739, GPA 2199, Wasson-ECE 242

Typical Chromatogram

ASTM D5504 Chromatogram

Key Features and Benefits

  • ASTM D5623 can be added to the same system for liquid analyses
  • High selectivity and equimolar for sulfur
  • Sulfur treated inlet and sample lines ensures no sulfur lost during sample introduction