Companies wishing, for example, to find out the quality of a fuel, calculate a fuel’s emission factor or characterise waste or biomass for energy recovery will turn to a combustible laboratory.
Applus+ fuel laboratories are capable of working with a diverse range of fuels and strictly adhere to regulatory standards, such as ASTM and ISO.
Our in-depth expertise and analytical resources enable us to offer our clients a variety of solutions to their demanding testing and fuel-analysis needs. We can set up in-house laboratories, for example, or carry out testing in our own laboratories and we always adapt our inspection procedures to meet the appropriate standards for the fuel in question.
We provide the ability to analyse different types of combustible:
  • Coal
  • Petroleum coke
  • Gasoil
  • Fueloil
  • Diesel
  • Biomass
  • Waste
We operate globally and have two fixed laboratories (in Spain and Portugal) containing a wide range of equipment and a huge team of qualified experts.
We are accredited by ENAC and IPAC as a testing laboratory according to UNE EN ISO 17025 standard.
The services offered by combustible laboratories are targeted primarily at companies in the oil and gas, power and industrial sectors, with particular relevance to refineries, pipelines, terminals and other such operations.
Drawing on the expertise of an Applus+ combustible laboratory can provide a client with a variety of benefits, including:
  • A speedy analysis of the composition of a fuel, thereby leading to enhanced productivity
  • A reliable and accredited emission factor