LIST OF TESTS

Thanks to a vast range of analytical instrumentation, Aluchem special lubricants is able to offer a series of tests on oils and greases in full conformity with current legislation.
Standard and personalized analysis packages are available, depending on the needs of the client.

Aluchem Special Lubricants

Thanks to a vast range of analytical instrumentation, Aluchem special lubricants is able to offer a series of tests on oils and greases in full conformity with current legislation.
Standard and personalized analysis packages are available, depending on the needs of the client.

ASTM D 1298 / NOM 42 - 83

Determination of density of petroleum products by hydrometer method (specific weight)

ASTM D 445 / NOM 46 - 71

Determination of viscosity (kinematic and dynamic viscosity)

ASTM D 445

Determination of used oil viscosity
(Black and Opaque)

ASTM D 2602

Determination of Viscosity at low temperatures using CCS

ASTM D 97 / NOM 30 - 71

Determination of pour point

ASTM D 664 / NOM 86 - 88

Determination of neutralization by potentiometric titration (TAN)

ASTM D 2896 / NOM 130 - 88

Determination of alkalinity by potentiometric titration (TBN)

ASTM D 6304

Determination of water: Karl Fischer method

ASTM D 1401 / NOM 88 - 80

Determination of water separation characteristics

ASTM D 892 / NOM 64 - 88

Determination of foaming characteristics:
1 Sequence
2 Sequences
3 Sequences

ASTM D 93 / NOM 18 - 71

Determination of Flash Point by closed cup Pensky-Martens method (PM)

ASTM D 92 / NOM 83 - 90

Determination of Flash Point by open cup CLEVELAND (COC method)

CEC L 40A93 / NOM 140 - 88

Determination of weight loss by evaporation of lubricating oils (NOACK method)

ASTM D 4951

Determination of additives and Corroded metals in waste oils by ICP-AES spectrophotometry.
Elements determinable: Ag, Al, B, Ba, Ca, Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, Li, Mg, Mn, Mo, Na, Ni, P, Pb, Si, Sn, Ti, V, Zn

OECD 301 B

Determination of the percentage of total biodegradability

ASTM D 2272

Determination of Resistance to oxidation by means of the bomb method (RBOT – Rotary Bomb Oxidation Test)

CEC-L-85-99

Determination of Resistance to oxidation by DSC (Differential Scanning Calorimetry Test)

ISO 4406-1999 / NAS 1638-1992 / MIL-STD 1246 / NAVAIR 01

Solid particle contamination

ASTM D 566 / NOM 72 - 71

Determination of drip point of lubricating greases

ASTM D 217 / NOM 38 - 70

Cone Penetration and Prolonged Working of Lubricating Grease test:
– unworked
– worked – 60 strokes
– worked – 10,000 strokes

ASTM D 1831

Roll stability test for lubricating greases

ASTM D 1742

Lubricating greases: Oil Separation During Storage

ASTM D 874

Standard Test Method for Sulfated Ash from Lubricating Oils and Additives

ASTM D 893 / NOM 111 - 71

Standard Test Method for Insolubles In Used Lubricating Oils

ASTM D 611 / NOM 55 - 71

Standard Test Methods for Aniline Point and Mixed Aniline Point
of Petroleum Products and Hydrocarbon Solvents

A-001/99

FT-IR Spectrophotometric Analysis

ASTM D 1120

Boiling point test
Filterability (Millipore impurities)
Filterability test using Dennison method
Filterability test using PALL method