Crude oil distillation

according to ASTM D 2892


We offer crude oil distillation according to the standard procedure as per ASTM D 2892.

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ASTM D 2892

Distillation according to ASTM D 2892

Standard test method for Distillation of Crude Petroleum (15-theoretical Plate Column)

This distillation includes the following services:

  • Vessel size 10 L (minimum of quantity 6 L)
  • Dehydratisation (if water content exeeds 0,3 %)
  • Debutanization (capturing the C3/C4 hydrocarbons at - 45°C)
  • Distillation in the range of 15 bis 370°C
    (vacuum range of atmospheric pressure down to 2 mm Hg)
  • Collection of factions according to your specifications (max. 20 Cuts)
  • Distillation curve ( % (V/V) and % (m/m) ), quantity recording and density determination
  • Analysis of the cuts according to your specifications
  • Filling, packaging and shipping of the cuts

Info letter on Crude Oil Distillation                                       [ PDF 1.2 MB ]  download pdf


Dr. Hendrik Stein

Dr. Hendrik Stein

Head of Mini Plant and Testing Fuel Department

Christian Schwarz

Christian Schwarz

Deputy Manager Mini Plant Laboratory

Data and analyses


Distillations according to ASTM D 2892 and ASTM D 5236

TBP curve