June 2012

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Test Results for  SAE 30 Motor Oils

     
    ADVISORY                  
  GILCO
API SL
Texas Gold
API SC/CC
                 
PHYSICAL TESTS (click test for details)
Standards/ranges-a
                     
   TBN, mg KOH/g, (ASTM D2896)
7.82 9.7                  

   Viscosity @ 100șC, cSt, (ASTM D445)

9.3 to 12.5
10.33 10.82
   Viscosity @ 40șC, cSt, (ASTM D445)   81.14 72.45                  
   Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270)   110 138                  
   Viscosity @ -25șC mPa s (cP) (ASTM D5293)
n/r 7,568
   NOACK volatility, mass % loss, 1 hr, @ 250șC (ASTM D5800)   n/r n/r                  
ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS-b,c
Additives                      
    Nitrogen μg/g (ASTM D-5762)   756.3 674.8                  
    Calcium, ppm 1,729 2,544
    Magnesium, ppm   257 184                  
    Phosphorus ,ppm
 
869 783                  
    Zinc, ppm 1,059 807
    Molybdenum,  ppm   4 47                  
    Barium, ppm   <1 3                  
Additive and/or other
    Boron,  ppm   5 44                  
    Silicon,  ppm   4 66                  
    Potassium, ppm   <5 12                  
    Manganese, ppm   <1 <1                  
    Titanium, ppm   <1 <1                  
    Sulfur, ppm

 

2,776 5,265                  
    Copper, ppm   <1 <1                  
    Sodium, ppm   <5 79                  
    Vanadium, ppm   <1 <1                  
Contaminants                      
    Silver, ppm   <1 <1                  
    Aluminum, ppm   <1 2                  
    Chromium, ppm   <1 <1                  
    Iron, ppm   1 3      
    Nickel, ppm   <1 <1                  
    Lead, ppm   <1 1                  
    Antimony, ppm   <1 <1                  
    Tin, ppm   <1 <1                  

 

a- Standards, shown in black 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.

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

 c- ASTM D5185-09 Reproducibility by Element.

 

 

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