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May 8, 2013 - Test Results

DIESEL ENGINE OIL 15W-40

 

     

Standards, shown in yellow are established by API, SAE and others. Ranges, shown in green, represent the high and low data for the brands reported in this sample set.

Chevron Delo 400LE Mobil Delvac 1300 Super Rotella T
Triple Protection
Motorcraft Diesel Motor Oil SuperTech Universal Motor Oil
           
PHYSICAL TESTS (click test for details)
Standards/
Range-a
         
    TBN, mg KOH/g, (ASTM D2896)
7.39 to 9.66
7.39 9.66 9.05 8.25 8.34
    Viscosity @ 100ºC, cSt, (ASTM D445) 12.5 to <16.3 15.9 14.4 14.7 14.8 14.4
   Viscosity @ 40ºC, cSt, (ASTM D445) 108  to 129 129 108 114 115 109
   Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270) 130 to 136 130 136 132 132 135
   Viscosity @ -20ºC mPa s (cP) (ASTM D5293) 7,000 Max 6,128 6,121 5,851 5,928 5,602
Additives          
    Calcium, ppm 1,208 to 2,321 1,941 1,347 2,321 2,310 1,208
    Magnesium, ppm 8 to 911 516 911 9 8 843
    Phosphorus, ppm 877 to 1,312 1,312 877 965 971 1,068
    Zinc, ppm 1,012 to 1,490 1,490 1,012 1,098 1,089 1,239
    Molybdenum, ppm 0 to 117 117 48 <1 <1 44
    Barium,ppm <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Additive and/or other          
    Boron,  ppm 1 to 679 679 65 37 1 <1
    Silicon,  ppm 4 to 8 6 6 4 4 8
    Potassium, ppm 2 to 5 2 <1 5 <1 2
    Manganese, ppm <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
    Titanium, ppm <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
    Copper, ppm <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
    Sodium, ppm 1 to 6 2 4 2 1 6
    Vanadium, ppm <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Contaminants          
    Silver, ppm <1 1 <1 <1 <1 <1
    Aluminum, ppm 1 2 <1 1 1 1
    Chromium, ppm <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
    Iron, ppm <1 2 <1 1 1 <1
    Nickel, ppm <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
    Lead, ppm <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
    Antimony, ppm <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
    Tin, ppm <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1

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