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March 2015

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  SAE 15W-40 TEST RESULTS SAE 5W-40  SAE 10W-30

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  Chevron Delo 400LE

Mobil Delvac 1300 Super Castrol GTX Diesel

Warren Oil Lubriguard

Pep Boy's Proline

Motorcraft Diesel Motor Oil
Shelll Rotella T
Triple Protection
Phillips 66 GUARDOL Phillips 66 Fleeet Supreme   Agip
ALL-GUARD
Wolf's Head  CAM2   Shell Rotella T6 Synthetic  Shell Rotella T5  
PHYSICAL TESTS (click test for details)
Standards (a)
           
 TBN, mg KOH/g, (ASTM D2896)
8.86 11.00 8.38 10.02 11.04 8.30 10.06 9.57  8.07  9.65  10.10  9.04  10.94  9.46 

 Viscosity @ 100șC, cSt, (ASTM D445)

15W-40 ( 12.5 to <16.3), 10W-30 9.3 to <12.5
15.33 14.67 14.84 15.39 15.32 15.02 15.10 14.87  15.22  15.63  15.52  14.69  14.09  12.01 
 Viscosity @ 40șC, cSt, (ASTM D445)   124.26 106.85 112.34 114.82 114.32 114.16 117.67 112.20  112.97  121.09  118.6  110.05  86.94  80.69 
Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270) 128 142 136 141 140 137 133 137  141  136  138  138  167  144 
 Viscosity @ -20șC mPa s (cP) (ASTM D5293)
7,000 Max
6,373 5,915 6,088 5,583 5,161 6,162 6,630 6,228  5,736  6,561  6,325  4,481  n/a  n/a 
 Viscosity @ -25șC mPa s (cP) (ASTM D5293)  7,7,000 Max  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a n/a  n/a  n/a  6,349 
 Viscosity @ -30șC mPa s (cP) (ASTM D5293)  66,600 Max  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a n/a  n/a  6,008  n/a 
 NOACK volatility, mass % loss, 1 hr, @ 250șC (ASTM D5800)
13 Max (d)
12.5 11.3 11.8 13.2 11.0 13.2 14.2/14.0 (e) 10.8  12.0  11.2  12.9  9.6  12.8  13.1 
ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS-b,c          
Additives                            
    Calcium, ppm   1,521 1,308 2,361 1,192 1,255 2,323 2,265 1,809  2,260  1,173  1,286  2,153  817  2,421 
    Magnesium, ppm   384 860 7 867 1,286 7 10 296  829  840  1.176 
    Phosphorus ,ppm
1,250 max
1,157 1,002 1,111 1,155 1,215 1,102 1,122 1,122  1,057  1,145  1,118  938  1,157  1,039 
    Zinc, ppm   1,273 1,116 1,185 1,287 1,363 1,190 1,223 1,212  1,126  1,248  1,220  1,005  1,310  1,181 
    Molybdenum,  ppm 92 50 2 43 47 <1 <1 <1 <1 44  45  <1  68  1
    Barium, ppm   <1 <1  <1 <1  <1  <1 1 <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1 
Additive and/or other                          
    Boron,  ppm   557 73 7 3 3 3 42 89  70  22 
    Silicon,  ppm 6 8 5 6 7 4 4 4 6 9 4
    Potassium, ppm   <5 <5 <5 <5 <5 <5 6 <5  <5  <5  <5  <5  <5  <5 
    Manganese, ppm   <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1 
    Titanium, ppm   <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 100  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1 
    Copper, ppm   <1 6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1 
    Sodium, ppm   <5 <5 <5 <5 17 <5 <5 <5  <5  <5  <5  <5 
    Vanadium, ppm   <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1 
Contaminants                            
    Silver, ppm   <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1 
    Aluminum, ppm   3 1 <1 <1 <1 2 1 <1 
    Chromium, ppm   <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1 
    Iron, ppm   2 1 2 <1 <1 1 2 <1 
    Nickel, ppm   <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1 
    Lead, ppm   <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 1 <1 <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1 
    Antimony, ppm   <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1 
    Tin, ppm   <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1  <1 

a- Standards, shown in black, are established by API, SAE and others.

b-Test Method used for metal analysis is ASTM ASTM D5185.

c- ASTM D5185-09 Reproducibility by Element.

d- This specification is expressed to two significant figures, therefore results up to 13.5 are considered on specification for 15W-40s. The Noack specification for the 10W-30 grade is 15%

"n/a" - Not applicable.

e- The Noack volatility result of 14.2% (rechecked at 14%) is above the specification maximum of 13% but is within the test reproducibility.

 

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