Flashpoint Testing

Flashpoint testing is performed to identify the temperature at which a volatile material vaporizes sufficiently to form a flammable mixture.

It identifies the appropriate safety measures to be taken when transporting, storing or handling flammable liquids

We provide flashpoint testing, conducted to Setaflash  D382816a standards, through our in-house oil laboratory based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

Flashpoint Testing

Test Method

The oil is continuously heated within a closed cup and a naked flame is introduced at regular intervals until the air near the surface of the liquid combusts/ignites. The temperature at which the liquid/air mixture ignites is called the flashpoint.

Benefits of flashpoint:

  • Significant saving on transport & storage costs by identifying the exact flashpoint
  • Source contamination issues more accurately
  • Faster analysis time for condition monitoring

More information

For more information about our flashpoint testing, contact us on 01709 876712 or email

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