Vol. 8 1, 2018 p 21-29


Article name, authors, abstract and keyword


Measurement techniques of wax appearance temperature in crude oil and diesel fuel

Rustam Z. Sunagatullin a, Georgy V. Nesyn a, Ilnaz I. Khasbiullin a

a Pipeline Transport Institute, LLC (Transneft R&D, LLC), 47a Sevastopolsky prospect, Moscow, 117186, Russian Federation

DOI: 10.28999/2541-9595-2018-8-1-21-29

Abstract: This short review is devoted to consideration of various laboratory methods of wax appearance temperature (WAT) determination in crude oil and diesel fuel. It commonly appears in the salient point of property temperature curve in the region of formation (melting) of paraffin that can be measured by various methods. Among them cross polarization microscopy, viscometry and calorimetry are considered to be the most perspective for practical use.

Keywords: oil, petroleum, diesel fuel, wax, wax appearance temperature, phase transition, rheology, spectroscopy.

Reference for citing:
Sunagatullin R. Z., Nesyn G. V., Khasbiullin I. I. Measurement techniques of wax appearance temperature in crude oil and diesel fuel. Naukatekhnol. truboprov. transp. neftiinefteprod. = Science & Technologies: Oil and Oil Products Pipeline Transportation. 2018;8(1):2129.

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