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Infrared Analysis Provides Accurate, On-Site Oil in Produced Water Measurements
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Infrared Analysis Provides Accurate, On-Site Oil in Produced Water Measurements

East Norwalk, CTÂ- – As offshore oil wells age, the increase of produced water challenges wastewater treatment systems. In order to ensure oil levels in the water are under the regulatory limit, it is important to do regular testing.Â-  Infrared (IR) analysis has been used for offshore oil in water measurements for over 45 years and is an accepted oil content measurement since it is...

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Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Field Portable IR Analyzer measures oil in water levels.

With InfraCal 2 Analyzer, users can measure oil in water down to 0.1 ppm, on-site and in less than 15 minutes. Touchscreen display allows for many options and features, including multiple calibrations to cover large range of analyses; internal data logging that tags measurements with analyst, date, and time; alarm functions to ensure results are acceptable; and security/password settings to avoid...

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On-Site Analyzers measure oil/grease levels in wastewater.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

On-Site Analyzers measure oil/grease levels in wastewater.

Suited for industrial and food processing plants, InfraCal Analyzers offers results in 10–15 min.Â- Evaporation-based InfraCal Model HATR-T2 and InfraCal 2 ATR-SP, with respective min detectable limits of 8 and 0.3 ppm, use hexane, pentane, or Vertrel MCA for extraction process. With respective min detectable limits of 2 and 0.1 ppm, InfraCal Model CVH and InfraCal 2 Model TRANS-SP use...

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Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Portable IR Analyzers provide on-site measurements.

With rugged package weighs less than 6 lb and no moving parts, InfraCal 2 provides sensitivity and detection limits for various on-site measurements. These include sub-ppm detection levels of oil in water, cleaning efficiency of metal parts, barrier layers in flexible films, textile, and fiber finishes, and QC measurements. Touchscreen display is standard, and measurements typically take 1–10...

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Portable IR Analyzer measures soot percent in diesel engines oil.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Portable IR Analyzer measures soot percent in diesel engines oil.

Via field spectroscopic check, InfraCal Soot Meter gives users approved ASTM testing method for measuring percent level of soot in diesel engine lubricating oils per ASTM Method D7686. Portable, filter-based IR analyzer is factory calibrated for measuring soot percent levels up to 12%–15% in under 30 sec without requiring sample preparation, dilution, solvents, or transmission cells. Sealed...

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Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Comply with Highly Regulated Oil in Water Measurements Using Portable Infrared Analyzers

The Petroleum Industry - both offshore and onshore -- has regulations that limit the amount of oil in discharged water. Fixed filter infrared (IR) analyzers have been used to test oil levels in produced water on drilling platforms for over 45 years for a number of reasons. On oil rigs where real estate is at a premium, infrared analyzers such as the Wilks InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers are compact...

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Portable Infrared Analyzers Help Ensure Compliance with Oil in Water Effluent Discharge Levels
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Portable Infrared Analyzers Help Ensure Compliance with Oil in Water Effluent Discharge Levels

Oil in wastewater discharges are highly regulated and each region of the world has their specific regulations. For the offshore oil industry regulating bodies such as the NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) in the US have strict ppm limits that are coupled with costly fines for non-compliance. On-shore industrial wastewater producers also have limits imposed either by the...

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Portable IR Analyzers measure fuel blend on-site in under 1 min.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Portable IR Analyzers measure fuel blend on-site in under 1 min.

Designed for use by non-technical personnel, InfraCal Blend Analyzers determine percent ethanol in gasoline or biodiesel in diesel to ensure correct fuel blend. Factory-calibrated and self-contained models are available for measuring various ranges from 0.2%-100% and can be operated from battery pack or cigarette lighter adapter cable. Weighing less than 5 lb, analyzers come with internal...

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Accurately Measure Hydrocarbon (Oil/Grease) Levels in Produced Water in Under 15 Minutes
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Accurately Measure Hydrocarbon (Oil/Grease) Levels in Produced Water in Under 15 Minutes

Determining total hydrocarbon or oil/grease levels to ensure compliance with regulatory permit requirements for discharging produced water is a worldwide problem facing the oil and gas industry. Ensuring compliance with these regulations and avoiding fines for non-compliant discharges requires more frequent wastewater measurements to determine the total hydrocarbon concentration. The portable...

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Infrared Analyzer measures percent ethanol in gasoline.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Infrared Analyzer measures percent ethanol in gasoline.

Designed for use by non-technical personnel, portable, rugged, and compact InfraCal Ethanol Blend Analyzer measures percent of ethanol in gasoline in less than one minute at fuel terminals, service stations, or tanker spot checks. It weighs less than 5 lb, can be operated from battery pack or cigarette lighter adapter cable, and is self-contained with internal calibration program and direct...

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Company News

Wilks Launches New Website Featuring Products for Oil in Water/Soil, Biofuels, Ambient Air, and Other Application-Specific Measurements

Wilks – A Spectro Scientific Company is pleased to announce a new website – www.WilksIR.com – focused on providing users with easy-to-use, portable analyzers for a variety of practical on-site measurements. The website features a tab format making it easy to access technical and reference information including application notes, White Papers, videos and published articles that will assist...

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Infrared Analysis Provides Accurate, On-Site Oil in Produced Water Measurements
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Infrared Analysis Provides Accurate, On-Site Oil in Produced Water Measurements

East Norwalk, CTÂ- – As offshore oil wells age, the increase of produced water challenges wastewater treatment systems. In order to ensure oil levels in the water are under the regulatory limit, it is important to do regular testing.Â-  Infrared (IR) analysis has been used for offshore oil in water measurements for over 45 years and is an accepted oil content measurement since it is...

Read More »
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Field Portable IR Analyzer measures oil in water levels.

With InfraCal 2 Analyzer, users can measure oil in water down to 0.1 ppm, on-site and in less than 15 minutes. Touchscreen display allows for many options and features, including multiple calibrations to cover large range of analyses; internal data logging that tags measurements with analyst, date, and time; alarm functions to ensure results are acceptable; and security/password settings to avoid...

Read More »
On-Site Analyzers measure oil/grease levels in wastewater.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

On-Site Analyzers measure oil/grease levels in wastewater.

Suited for industrial and food processing plants, InfraCal Analyzers offers results in 10–15 min.Â- Evaporation-based InfraCal Model HATR-T2 and InfraCal 2 ATR-SP, with respective min detectable limits of 8 and 0.3 ppm, use hexane, pentane, or Vertrel MCA for extraction process. With respective min detectable limits of 2 and 0.1 ppm, InfraCal Model CVH and InfraCal 2 Model TRANS-SP use...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Spectro Inc. Acquires Wilks Enterprise, Inc.

Spectro Inc., a leading Chelmsford, Mass.-based developer and manufacturer of analytical tools and software for the industrial performance fluids market, today announced it has purchased Wilks Enterprise, Inc. for an undisclosed sum. Wilks, based in Norwalk, Conn. and established in 1995, specializes in the development and manufacture of mid-infrared (mid-IR) application specific analyzers that...

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Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Portable IR Analyzers provide on-site measurements.

With rugged package weighs less than 6 lb and no moving parts, InfraCal 2 provides sensitivity and detection limits for various on-site measurements. These include sub-ppm detection levels of oil in water, cleaning efficiency of metal parts, barrier layers in flexible films, textile, and fiber finishes, and QC measurements. Touchscreen display is standard, and measurements typically take 1–10...

Read More »
Portable IR Analyzer measures soot percent in diesel engines oil.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Portable IR Analyzer measures soot percent in diesel engines oil.

Via field spectroscopic check, InfraCal Soot Meter gives users approved ASTM testing method for measuring percent level of soot in diesel engine lubricating oils per ASTM Method D7686. Portable, filter-based IR analyzer is factory calibrated for measuring soot percent levels up to 12%–15% in under 30 sec without requiring sample preparation, dilution, solvents, or transmission cells. Sealed...

Read More »
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Comply with Highly Regulated Oil in Water Measurements Using Portable Infrared Analyzers

The Petroleum Industry - both offshore and onshore -- has regulations that limit the amount of oil in discharged water. Fixed filter infrared (IR) analyzers have been used to test oil levels in produced water on drilling platforms for over 45 years for a number of reasons. On oil rigs where real estate is at a premium, infrared analyzers such as the Wilks InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers are compact...

Read More »
Company News

New White Paper features Solvents for Oil in Water Measurements

A White Paper entitled, Solvent Choices for Infrared Testing of Oil and Grease in Water was recently published by Wilks Enterprise, Inc. Infrared (IR) analysis is widely used worldwide for determining the amount of oil and grease in water as it is a cost-effective measurement technique that can be easily done on-site or in a laboratory. Since water is a strong absorber in the mid-IR region where...

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Portable Infrared Analyzers Help Ensure Compliance with Oil in Water Effluent Discharge Levels
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Portable Infrared Analyzers Help Ensure Compliance with Oil in Water Effluent Discharge Levels

Oil in wastewater discharges are highly regulated and each region of the world has their specific regulations. For the offshore oil industry regulating bodies such as the NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) in the US have strict ppm limits that are coupled with costly fines for non-compliance. On-shore industrial wastewater producers also have limits imposed either by the...

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