Magnus Maritec Completes $2 Million Expansion Of Fuel Oil Testing Service —Literature Available

Magnus Maritec International, Palisades Park, N.J., has announced the availability of its most advanced Fuel Oil Testing Services to all shipowners on a worldwide basis. Free literature is available describing the full range of services offered.

A leader in manufacturing and marketing fuel oil additives for marine power plants, the firm has just completed a two-million-dollar expansion of its fuel oil laboratory facility. Magnus reports it is now one of the best equipped in the world. This facility includes the latest state-of-the-art analytical equipment such as hot stage microscopes, atomic absorption and scanning electron microscope.

Over the past several years, the quality of marine fuel has deteriorated.

Therefore, it is now more important than ever that shipowners be aware of the physical characteristics and the contaminants of the bunker they purchase. Magnus Maritec also has available onboard equipment permitting a ship's engineer to test for Vanadium Vanadium, A.P.I. Gravity, Viscosity, Conradson Carbon, water, compatibility and pour point.

The Magnus Maritec Full Service Lab capabilities include: Oil Analysis—Ash, BTU, Conradson Carbon, Carbon-Hydrogen- Nitrogen, Chlorides and Sulfates, Cloud Point, Compatibility, Flash Point, Fire Point, Gravity, Pour Point, BS&W, Sulfur, Thermal Stability, Saybolt Viscosity, Water by Distillation, Ash Friability, Metals: Aluminum, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Sodium, Nickel, Silicon, Vanadium, Asphaltenes, Cetone Number, Distillation, Sediment by Extraction.

Water Analysis—Conductivity, P Alkalinity, M Alkalinity, Orthophosphate, Polyphosphate, Hardness, Dissolved Solids, Chloride, Sulfate, Sulfite, Hydrazine, Chromate, Nitrite, pH, Silica, Iron, Copper, Zinc, Magnanese, Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Nickel.

Deposit Analysis—Water soluble Components, Acid Soluble Components, Loss on Ignition, Oil, Silica, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Copper, Iron, Vanadium, Nickel, Sodium, Aluminum, Phosphate, Chloride, Sulfate, Fusion and Melting Temperatures.

For free literature on Magnus Maritec Fuel Oil Testing Services, Write 34 on Reader Service Card

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