NICODOM IR Petrochemicals (1054 spectra)


The FTIR spectral library „Nicodom IR Petrochemicals“ include 1054 FTIR spectra of samples related to petrochemical industry.

The samples have been selected and described together with a team of consultants from petrochemical industry.

Petroleum or crude oil is a naturally occurring liquid consisting mostly of a complex mixture of hydrocarbons.

It is refined and separated in refineries into a large number of consumer products. Modern refinery operations are very complex and the petrochemical industry

uses their own language to describe the processes and the products.

Petrochemicals are compounds and polymers derived from petroleum. Primary petrochemicals include olefins, aromatics and methanol.

Some of those are destined for further processing. The petrochemical intermediates are produced by chemical conversion of primary petrochemicals

to form more complicated derivatives. The end products number in the thousands.

Our definition of petrochemicals has been broadened to include a unique collection over 100 spectra of crude oils from different reservoirs and examples

of typical mixtures from the crude oil refining process. Those FTIR spectra bring a valuable information for petrochemical specialists even if some

of the samples have very similar composition.

Whole range of aliphatic, aromatic and napththenic organic chemicals and their important derivatives which may include other atoms than carbon

and hydrogen form the main part of „Nicodom IR Petrochemicals“

The full version of „Nicodom IR Petrochemicals“ includes sample name, product type, CAS number, manufacturer and other sample information.

The following list only include the common names without important details.


The spectra were collected using the FTIR Spectrometer Impact 410 and Nexus 670 ™ (Thermo) and the Miracle™ single bounce ATR accessory

(Pike Technologies) equipped by Si, ZnSe and Diamond crystal.

The spectral library features resolution of 4cm-1 in the spectral range 600-4000 cm-1, measurement time 1 minute.


This library is available as digital searchable library compatible with your spectroscopic software. Also it can be delivered with SEARCH software or in *.pdf format.

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NICODOM IR Petrochemicals

1054 FTIR spectra

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