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Analysis of P,S, Ca and Zn in lubricating oils according to ASTM D6481

This application note demonstrates that the Epsilon 3X is capable of analyzing phosphorus, sulfur, calcium and zinc in lubricating oil according to the latest ASTM D6481 standard.

Oil additives usually contain Mg, Si, P, S, Cl, Ca, Cu, Zn, Mo and Ba. Due to specified levels of these elements in the product, monitoring is required. Techniques such as AAS and ICP-OES are costly and also require a dedicated skilled operator. XRF produces fast, cost-effective, precise and accurate data with a minimum

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