East Anglia Members Group

Visit to Petrochem Carless specialities oils refinery and technical centre

Date From: 01 April 2011
Date To: 01 April 2011
Location: England
Description: Dates to be confirmed The East Anglian Branch has almost finished finalising the details for a visit to the speciality lubrication oil refinery in Harwich, run by Petrochem Carless.
Event Type: Member Group
Venue: Petrochem Carless Ltd, Harwich, Suffolk, UK
Contact Name: Jayne Blackwell
Contact Email: jblackwell@icheme.org

Carless' laboratories at Harwich Technical Centre is well equipped with a range of petrochemical testing and analytical apparatus. The main laboratory includes automatic equipment for measuring density, flash point, aniline point, pour point, distillation range, and vapour pressure, plus a comprehensive range of manual equipment covering relevant ASTM and IP methods.

The analytical laboratory has extensive capability and expertise in GC, GC/MS, HPLC, FTIR, Atomic Absorption, UV, Microcoulometry, Thermal Desorption, X-ray Analysis, Differential Scanning Calorimetry and Headspace Analysis. There are also distillation and hydrogenation pilot-plant facilities within Harwich Technical Centre.

Dates for this visit will be confirmed shortly and registration is required.

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