Direct Determination of Nickel in Catalytic-Cracking Feedstocks by Atomic-Absorption Spectrophotometry

Author: Kerber, J. D.

Source: Applied Spectroscopy, Volume 20, Issue 4, Pages 209-263 (July/August 1966) , pp. 212-213(2)

Publisher: Society for Applied Spectroscopy

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Nickel in catalytic-cracking feedstocks is determined by atomic-absorption spectrophotometry with no sample preparation other than dilution in p–xylene. A modification of the method of additions permits rapid testing with a detection limit of 0.05 ppm Ni and a precision of 0.05 ppm.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Standard Oil Company of California, Richmond, California; present address: Perkin-Elmer Corp., San Francisco, Calif.

Publication date: July 1, 1966

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