American XT Premium 10W-30, API SM ILSAC GF-4
Warren Oil, Dunn, NC
Purchased in: Family Dollar, Jacksonville, FL
Date of purchase: 11/27/2011
The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the requirements of an API SM, ILSAC GF-4, SAE 10W-30 Engine oil.
PETROLEUM QUALITY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA
| The ranges and averages shown in the table below are for
current specifications (API SN GF-5)
American XT Premium
|TBN, mg KOH/g, (ASTM D2896)||6.1 to 8.3||7.2||8.4|
|Viscosity @ 100ºC, cSt, (ASTM D445)||9.3 to 12.5||10.5||10.1|
|Viscosity @ 40ºC, cSt, ASTM D445||55.8 to 65.2||61.88||66.6|
|Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270)||156 to 169||160||137|
|Viscosity @ -25ºC mPa s (cP) (ASTM D5293)||7,000 Max||5,775||6,141|
|Volatility, mass % loss, 1 hr, @ 250ºC (ASTM D5800)||15 Max||14.2||14.4|
|Nitrogen μg/g (ASTM D-5762)||599 to 990||804.2||749.0|
|Calcium||1,570 to 2,460||2,051||2,278|
|Magnesium, ppm||6 to 46||12.3||13.0|
|Phosphorus, ppm||600 to 800||703||727|
|Zinc, ppm||766 to 868||791||803|
|Molybdenum, ppm||<1 to 269||60||41|
|Boron, ppm||<1 to 237||79||3|
|Silicon, ppm-d||3 to 9||5||2|
|Potassium, ppm||9 to 17||11||<5|
|Titanium, ppm||<1 to 114||11||<1|
|Sulfur, ppm||5,000 max||2,785||3,158|
|Sodium, ppm||5 to 454||172||<5|
|Aluminum, ppm||<1 to 3||1||<1|
|Iron, ppm||<1 to 1||1||<1|
b- Standards, shown in yellow are established by API, SAE and others. Ranges, shown in teal, represent the high and low data for the 13 major brands of API SN ILSAC GF-5 tested in September 2011.
c-Test Method for metal analysis is ASTM ASTM D5185.
d- Although silicon is used as an antifoam additive in lubricants, concentrations above 7ppm have been linked to contamination from abrasive material,
e- Average of the 13 major brands of API SN ILSAC GF-5 tested in September 2011.
|American XT Premium 10W-30, API SM|
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The following is a comparison of the test results for the sample of American XT Premium 10W-30 tested with the API SN ILSAC GF-5 requirements.
The viscometrics meet the required targets for a 10W-30.
|FRONT AND BACK LABELS FROM PRODUCT TESTED|