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ASTM Proficiency Test: Base Oil

EPTIS factsheet 152111 | Last revision 2020-06-05 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts152111 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts152111

PT provider
PT provider ASTM International ASTM International
Based in United States
Product groups Consumer products
Fluid engineering
Petroleum and coal products
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Fire behaviour
Materials evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Base Oil Water ASTM D1401,ASTM D6304
Density ASTM D1298, ASTM D4052
Sulfur ASTM D2622, ASTM D4294
Refractive Index ASTM D1218
Color ASTM D1500, ASTM D6045
BP Distribution ASTM D2887
Flash Point ASTM D92, ASTM D93
Pour Point ASTM D97, ASTM D5950, ASTM D5985, ASTM D5949
Volatility ASTM D6417
Acid Number ASTM D664
Kinematic Viscosity ASTM D445, ASTM D7042
Viscosity by Cold Crank Simulator ASTM D5293
Nitrogen by Boat Inlet ASTM D5762
Evaporation Loss ASTM D5800
Aniline Point ASTM D611
Copper Strip ASTM D130
Ash Content ASTM D482
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee $651
Regularly operated Yes (three times annually)
Year of first operation 2001
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
ASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Drive
19428 West Conshohocken, PA
United States

Phone: +1-610-832-9500
Fax: +1-610-832-9782
Web: http://www.astm.org/STATQA/index.html http://www.astm.org/STATQA/index.html
Amy Meacock
Phone: +1-610-832-9688
Fax: +1-610-832-9782
Email: ptp@astm.org ptp@astm.org
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Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5