STP618

    Use of a Unique Flameless Atomic Absorption Atomizer for the Analysis of Certain Difficult Samples

    Published: Jan 1977


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    Abstract

    This article describes the determination of vanadium in crude oils, iron in pitch, and titanium in polypropylene. The sample is placed into a pyrolytically coated graphite microboat and pyrolyzed in an air-acetylene flame. The microboat is then inserted into the cuvette of a flameless atomizer, and the sample is atomized at a temperature up to 3400°C.

    Keywords:

    atomic absorption, vandium, iron, titanium, crude oil, pitch, polypropylene


    Author Information:

    Hwang, JY
    International technical manager, product specialist, application specialist, and marketing manager, Applications Laboratory, Analytical Instrument Division, Instrumentation Laboratory, Inc., Wilmington, Mass.

    Corum, T
    International technical manager, product specialist, application specialist, and marketing manager, Applications Laboratory, Analytical Instrument Division, Instrumentation Laboratory, Inc., Wilmington, Mass.

    Sotera, JJ
    International technical manager, product specialist, application specialist, and marketing manager, Applications Laboratory, Analytical Instrument Division, Instrumentation Laboratory, Inc., Wilmington, Mass.

    Kahn, HL
    International technical manager, product specialist, application specialist, and marketing manager, Applications Laboratory, Analytical Instrument Division, Instrumentation Laboratory, Inc., Wilmington, Mass.


    Paper ID: STP26969S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E01.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP26969S


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