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PAC brings fuel and jet testing to the next level


Great news: Herzog’s CID 510 is now officially published in the EN 590 diesel fuel specifications and OptiReader’s test procedure has been published in the Thermal Oxidation Stability of Aviation Turbine Fuels Method. PAC brings fuel and jet testing to the next level.


OptiReader is now included in the ASTM D3241


ASTM D3241 is the Test Method for Thermal Oxidation Stability of Aviation Turbine Fuels. The PAC/Alcor OptiReader uses a Multi-Wavelength Ellipsometric test method for the scanning of JFTOT Heater Tubes. This premium instrument is now included in the Annex A4 of the new version of ASTM D3241.

OptiReader provides:

- Pass/fail results

- 2D and 3D thickness map defining deposit thickness and volume.

- Fast and accurate results

- Easy to use interface, no training required

- Adapted to work with Intelligent Heater Tubes with RFID

Find out more about the OptiReader

EN16715 Test Method for CID510 is now included in the EN590 Diesel Specifications


The European Standard CSN EN590 specifies requirements and test methods for marketed and delivered automotive diesel fuel. It is applicable to automotive diesel fuel for use in diesel engine vehicles designed to run on automotive diesel fuel containing up to 7% Fatty Acid Methyl Ester.

The current version of the EN590 now includes both the use of the CID510 and its test method EN16715.

CID 510 provides:

- Accurate analysis of Derived Cetane Number (DCN)

- Low operating cost compared to CFR Engine and other CVCC method

- Best precision in the market for all types of Diesel Fuels

- Measurement on biodiesel, FAME, HVO, BTL and GTL

- Accordance to ASTM D613 and ASTM D7668

Find out more about CID 510


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