November 2011

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Test Results for  5W-30 Motor Oils

  Certified Performance Engineered MotoTech Murphy USA Formula 300  CAM2  STP           
        ADVISORY-d              
PHYSICAL TESTS (click test for details)
Standards/ranges-a
                     
   TBN, mg KOH/g, (ASTM D2896)
6.1 to 8.3
7.9   8.3 8.7 5.0 7.1   8.4          

   Viscosity @ 100șC, cSt, (ASTM D445)

9.3 to 12.5
10.47   10.14 10.23 10.43 10.05   11.0          
   Viscosity @ 40șC, cSt, (ASTM D445)
55.8 to 65.2
61.75   59.39 61.85 61.51 60.05   65.86          
   Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270)

156 to 169

159   159 153 159 154   159          
   Viscosity @ -30șC mPa s (cP) (ASTM D5293)
6,600 Max
5,785   4,210 5,829 5,516 6,256   5,820          
   NOACK volatility, mass % loss, 1 hr, @ 250șC (ASTM D5800)
15 Max
14.9   14.5 14.2 18.7 14.3   12.5          
ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS-b,c
Additives                      
    Nitrogen μg/g (ASTM D-5762)

599 to 990

865.5   756 685 343 800  889.6          
    Calcium, ppm
 1,570 to 2,460
2,107   2,444 2,406 1,479 1,985   2,137          
    Magnesium, ppm
 6 to 46
8   9 9 5 3   9          
    Phosphorus ,ppm
600 to 800
703   702 695 764 625   722          
    Zinc, ppm

 766 to 868

777   763 750 818 690   772          
    Molybdenum,  ppm

 <1 to 269

79   41 41 1 37   82          
    Barium, ppm

 <1

<1   <1 <1 <1 <1   <1          
Additive and/or other                      
    Boron,  ppm
 <1 to 237
217   2 1 4 216   227          
    Silicon,  ppm
 3 to 9
4   2 2 6 4   5          
    Potassium, ppm
 9 to 17
9   12 12 6 8   10          
    Manganese, ppm
 <1
<1   <1 <1 <1 <1   <1          
    Titanium, ppm
 <1 to 114
<1   <1 <1 <1 <1   <1          
    Sulfur, ppm

5,000 max

2,820   2,540 3,471 2,192 3,419   3,075          
    Copper, ppm
 <1
<   <1 <1 <1 <1   <1          
    Sodium, ppm
 5 to 454
<5   <5 <5 <5 <5   <5          
    Vanadium, ppm
 <1
<1   <1 <1 <1 <1   <1          
Contaminants                      
    Silver, ppm
 <1
<1 <1 <1 <1 <1   <1          
    Aluminum, ppm
 <1 to 3
<1   <1 <1 <1 1   2
    Chromium, ppm
 <1
<1   <1 <1 <1 <1   <1          
    Iron, ppm
 <1 to 1
<1   <1 <1 <1 <1   <1          
    Nickel, ppm
 <1
<1   <1 <1 <1 <1   <1          
    Lead, ppm
 <1
<1   <1 <1 <1 <1   <1          
    Antimony, ppm
 <1
<1   <1 <1 <1 <1   <1          
    Tin, ppm
 <1
<1   <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.

d- This product is labeled as meeting API SF which is an obsolete specification and is not recommended for passenger cars built after 1988. In addition, this product is labeled as meeting API CC which is an obsolete specification and is not recommended for diesel engines built after 1990. The product label does not adequately warn consumers of this limited use. Click here for API Service Categories. 

 

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