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Nakhle Barani Pardis (Since 1997)



Iran  Methanol

PCC’s guaranteed Methanol Specification:

 

For (1) & (2) IMPCA recommends to use the following methods: TMA TMA test ASTM E 346

  • ITEMS

    TEST METHOD

    LIMITED

    Purity (wt %)

    ASTM E-346

    Min. 99.85

    Water (%wt)

    ASTM E-1064

    Max. 0.10

    Specific gravity @ 20˚/20˚c

    ASTM-D-4052

    Max. 0.7928

    Ethanol (wt %)

    ASTM E-346

    Max 0.005

    Acetone (wt %)

    ASTM E-346

    Max. 0.003

    Permanganate time

    ASTM-D-1363

    Greater than 50 Min.

    Non volatile matter

    ASTM-D-1353

    Less than 8mg/1000 ml

     

    Distillation Range @ 760 mmHg

     

    ASTM-D-1078

    Not more than 1˚C and shall include 64.6

    ˚C ± 0.1˚C

    Color, PT-Cobalt Scale

    ASTM-D-1209

    Max. 5

    Carbonizable, PT-Cobalt Scale

    ASTM-E-346

    Max. 30

    Appearance

    IMPCA- 003

    Clear and free from suspend matter

    Odor

    ASTM D-1296

    Non- Residual

    Acidity as CH3COOH (wt %)

    ASTM-D-1613

    Max. 0.003

    Alkalinity as NH3 (wt %)

    ASTM D-1614

    Max. 0.003

    Miscibility

    ASTM D-1722

    Passes test

    Iron (ppm)

    ASTM E-202

    Max. 0.1

    Chloride (ppm)

    ASTM D-512

    Max. 0.5

    Sulphur(mg/kg)

    ASTM D-3961

    Max. 0.5

    TMA(1)

    Optional

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    Aromatics(2)

    Optional

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Aromatics UV test IMPCA 004