STP1109: Correlation Between Inductively Coupled Plasma and Rotating Disk Electrode Spark Emission Spectrometry for Used Diesel Engine Oils

    Nygaard, D
    Baird Corporation, Bedford, MA

    Bulman, F
    Baird Corporation, Bedford, MA

    Alavosus, T
    Baird Corporation, Bedford, MA

    Pages: 6    Published: Jan 1991


    Abstract

    Fifty used and twenty new diesel engine oils are analyzed by both inductively coupled plasma and rotating disk electrode spark emission spectrometry. The results obtained by the two techniques are statistically correlated for ten wear metals and for four additive elements, and the implications of the correlations are discussed.

    Keywords:

    inductively coupled plasma emission, rotating disk electrode spark emission, used oil analysis, wear metals


    Paper ID: STP14554S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D02.03

    DOI: 10.1520/STP14554S


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