Carbon Residue Test

Carbon Residue Test Carbon Residue Test

Carbon Residue Test

The Conradson carbon residue test provides an assessment of the coke-forming tendencies of an oil. The test is mainly used for petroleum products that decompose when distilled at atmospheric pressure and are non-volatile. The actual testing process consists of weighing a sample and subjecting it to destructive distillation in a crucible. more »

Carbon Residue Test, continued

Then the crucible containing the residue is cooled and weighed. The remaining residue is reported as Conradson carbon residue after being weighed as a percentage of the original sample.

Humboldt’s Conradson Carbon Residue Apparatus is ASTM D189 and ASTM D2416 compliant, durable, and part of a complete line of asphalt testing equipment. If you have questions or need help selecting equipment, please call us at 1.800.544.7220 or use our Quick Response form.


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