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SciMed Now Distributing AD Systems' Advanced Fuel and Lubricant Testing Instruments in UK & Ireland

5th December 2023

SciMed is delighted to announce that we have taken over the distribution of the AD Systems Instruments range from Sartec. Many of you will know Roy Broadbank, the owner and director of Sartec, who for many years was the UK authorised distributor until Roy’s retirement earlier this year. SciMed are now one of the international network of authorised distributors who will provide local sales and service support to customers across the UK and Ireland and will have the same commitment as AD Systems to deliver high quality instrumentation, and prompt, friendly, attentive customer service and technical support.

AD Systems specialise in the design, manufacturing and servicing of test equipment for physical properties and performance evaluation of fuels and lubricants and are an active member of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) as well as other standardisation bodies such as the Energy Institute, ISO and BNPé.

A summary of available instruments is below:


For JET FUEL we have 3 fully automatic instruments:

TO10 (ASTM D3241)

Jet Fuel Thermal Oxidation Stability Test

DR10 (ASTM D3241 – annex 2)

Automatic tube reader for the Jet Fuel Thermal Oxidation Stability Test.

SP20 (ASTM D1322)

Automatic Smoke Point


For CRUDE OILS, HEAVY OILS, MARINE FUELS we have 3 instruments:

ST10 (ASTM D4740)

On-site Fuel Compatibility Tester

SV10 (ASTM D7157)

Automated Asphaltene
Stability S-value

AutoReid (ASTM D323)

Automatic Reid Vapour Pressure


For LUBRICANT OIL we have 3 instruments:

CB10 (D665 and NACE TM0172)

Automatic Corrosion Bath

CT10 (D665 and NACE TM0172)

Automatic Corrosion Rater

DT100 DL (ASTM D7899)

Dispersancy Tester of In-Service Engine Oils


And we also have the following instruments for FUELS, BIOFUELS, AROMATICS & CHEMICALS:

VD10 (D86, D1078, D850)

Automatic Atmospheric Distillation.

Innovative products developed by our engineers in response to specific needs became a standard within the petroleum industry.

We also work with governmental agencies and research departments of petroleum companies to develop prototypes and subsequently to manufacture various instruments and systems. Our customers include oil refineries, commercial laboratories, fuel distributors, storage terminals and blenders, lubricant plants and OCM labs, academia and industry research labs, marine, aviation companies and military.

For more information about these products please get in touch below:

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