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Specifications for Mono Ethylene Glycol

The following are the parameters that all the vendors have to comply to for their supply to Asia Pacific Fibers.

Technical Specifications
 
PARAMETERS UNIT METHOD SPECS LIMIT
Appearance * NA Visual Observation Clear liquid
Colour * H. U. Color comparator Lovibond 5 max
Colour after boiling for 4 hrs H. U. Color comparator Lovibond 20 max
Water * % wt. KF Tritator 0.1 max
Acidity as Acetic Acid * % wt. Titrimetry 0.003 max
Chloride content as Cl wt ppm Comparison 0.1 max
Sulphate content as SO4 wt ppm Comparison 0.1 max
Iron content as Fe * wt ppm Colour Comparison 0.1 max
Di Ethylene Glycol content wt ppm Gas Chromatography 500 max
Aldehyde content as HCHO wt ppm Titrimetry 10 max
Ash content wt ppm Gravimetry 10 max
UV Transmittance * Spectometry
       @ 220 nm % 70 max
       @ 275 nm % 90 max
       @ 350 nm % 98 max
Refractive Index @ 20 °C NA Visual Observation 1.4304 - 1.4320
Distillation range   ASTM Distillation  
      5 % volume recovered °C   197 +/- 1
      95% volume recovered °C   198 +/- 1
Specific gravity @ 20 °C NA Hydrometer 1.115 - 1.116
       
* parameters marked are the minimum parameters that shall be checked at site for acceptance as standard quality for unloading road tanker receipts.