ASTM D3606 – Analysis of Benzene and Toluene in Gasoline

Analyzer Description

1-valve, 2-column (capillary), TCD
Sample type:
Finished motor and aviation gasoline
Components separated:
Benzene, toluene
Concentration range:
0.1 to 5 vol% for benzene
2 to 20 vol% for toluene
Methods met:
ASTM D3606, Wasson-ECE 159

Typical Chromatogram

D3606 Chromatogram

Key Features and Benefits

  • Single channel with dual column system is used to determine benzene and toluene in finished motor and avaiation gasoline
  • Can be modified for the presence of ethanol