November 2011

Click Bottles Below for More Detail

Test Results for  10W-30 Motor Oils

 
  Chevron Supreme Royal Purple Synthetic Gard Turbo Approved TriStar              
PHYSICAL TESTS (click test for details)
Standards/ranges-a
                     
   TBN, mg KOH/g, (ASTM D2896)
6.1 to 8.3
8.8 12.7 7.1 6.5              

   Viscosity @ 100șC, cSt, (ASTM D445)

9.3 to 12.5
10.22 11.46 10.63 11.55              
   Viscosity @ 40șC, cSt, (ASTM D445)
55.8 to 65.2
65.86 71.17 68.99 75.41              
   Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270)

156 to 169

141 155 142 146              
   Viscosity @ -25șC mPa s (cP) (ASTM D5293)
7,000 Max
6,063 4,156 5,830 3,657              
   NOACK volatility, mass % loss, 1 hr, @ 250șC (ASTM D5800)
15 Max
12.9 9.8 12.9 11.8              
ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS-b,c
Additives                      
    Nitrogen μg/g (ASTM D-5762)

599 to 990

875 3,321 848 855              
    Calcium, ppm
 1,570 to 2,460
2,179 2,271 1,933 2,078              
    Magnesium, ppm
 6 to 46
7 1,181 8 9              
    Phosphorus ,ppm
600 to 800
711 808 655 654              
    Zinc, ppm

 766 to 868

826 876 715 719              
    Molybdenum,  ppm

 <1 to 269

170 152 75 38              
    Barium, ppm

 <1

<1 <1 <1 <1              
Additive and/or other                      
    Boron,  ppm
 <1 to 237
107 20 206 220              
    Silicon,  ppm
 3 to 9
4 6 5 7              
    Potassium, ppm
 9 to 17
7 9 7 8              
    Manganese, ppm
 <1
<1 <1 <1 <1              
    Titanium, ppm
 <1 to 114
<1 <1 <1 <1              
    Sulfur, ppm

5,000 max

2,087 13,060 2,498 3,590              
    Copper, ppm
 <1
<1 <1 <1 <1              
    Sodium, ppm
 5 to 454
<5 <5 <5 <5              
    Vanadium, ppm
 <1
<1 <1 <1 <1              
Contaminants                      
    Silver, ppm
 <1
<1 <1 <1 <1              
    Aluminum, ppm
 <1 to 3
2 4 1 1              
    Chromium, ppm
 <1
<1 <1 <1 <1              
    Iron, ppm
 <1 to 1
<1 3 <1 <1              
    Nickel, ppm
 <1
<1 <1 <1 <1              
    Lead, ppm
 <1
<1 <1 <1 <1              
    Antimony, ppm
 <1
<1 <1 <1 <1              
    Tin, ppm
 <1
<1 <1 <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.

 

 

Copyright © 2011 Petroleum Quality Institute of America, LLC.