Testing Equipment

TESTING CAPABILITIES
ASTM METHOD            GREASE TESTS
D217                              Cone Penetration
D972                              Evaporation Loss
D1264                            Water Washout
D1403                            Cone Penetration – ¼ scale and ½ scale
D1742                            Oil Separation during Storage
D6184 / FTM 321          Static Oil Separation
D1743                            Bearing Corrosion – Distilled Water
D5969                            Bearing Corrosion – Seawater/Salt water
D1831                            Roll Stability
D2265                            Dropping Point
D2266                            Four Ball Wear with Coefficient of Friction
D2509                           Timken
D2595                            Evaporation loss
D2596                            Four Ball Weld/ Load Wear Index
D3527                            High Temperature Life Performance
D4048                            Copper Corrosion
D4049                            Water Spray off
D4170                            Fretting Wear Protection
D4289                            Compatibility of Lubricating Grease with Elastomers
D4290                            Wheel Bearing Leakage Tendency
D5483                            Oxidation Induction Time of Grease by PDSC
D6375                            Evaporation Loss by TGA
D7342                            Shear Stability of Lubricating Greases in Water
D7373                            Predicting Biodegradability
E1131                            Composition Analysis by TGA
US Steel                        Mobility
Lincoln Ventmeter

ASTM METHOD          OIL TESTS                   
D92                              Open Cup Flash and Fire Point
D93                              Closed Cup Flash Point
D130                            Copper Corrosion
D287                            API Gravity
D1401                          Water Separability
D1500                          ASTM Color
D665                            Rust-Preventing Characteristics
D3233                          Falex Pin and Vee Block
D445                            Kinematic Viscosity
D2270                          Viscosity Index
D97                              Pour Point
D2272                          ROBOT- Oxidation Stability
D6168                          Oxidation Induction Time of Oil by PDSC
D974                            Acid Number by Color Indicator
D4951                          Elemental Analysis by ICP

LAB EQUIPMENT
PDSC
TGA
FTIR
X-Ray
MDSC
ICP
Ultra Centrifuge
Rheometer (-150C to 600C Environmental Test Chamber)