ASTM D4815 – Determination of Ethers and Alcohols in Gasoline

Analyzer Description

1-valve, 2-column (micro-packed and capillary), FID
Sample type:
Finished gasoline
Components separated:
MTBE, ETBE, TAME, DIPE, methanol, ethanol, isopropanol, n-propanol, isobutanol, tert-butanol, sec-butanol, n-butanol, tert-amylalcohol
Concentration range:
0.1 to 20 wt% for individual ethers, 0.1 to 12 wt% for individual alcohols
Methods met:
ASTM D4815, Wasson-ECE 250

Typical Chromatogram


Key Features and Benefits

  • Approximately an 18 minute analysis time
  • Can be included on the same instrument as many other methods (ASTM D3606, D5580, D5599, etc.)