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ASTM Proficiency Test: Engine Oil Lubricants

EPTIS factsheet 152515 | Last revision 2020-06-06 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts152515 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts152515

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
Engine Oil Lubricants Nitrogen ASTM D3228, ASTM D4629, ASTM D5291, ASTM D5762
Water ASTM D6304
Ash ASTM D482
Density ASTM D1298, ASTM D4052
Color ASTM D1500, ASTM D6045(ASTM D1500)
Flash Point ASTM D92, ASTM D93
Pour Point ASTM D97, ASTM D5949, ASTM D5950
Sulfur Content ASTM D129, ASTM D1552, ASTM D5453
Additive Elements ASTM D4628, ASTM D4927, ASTM D4951, ASTM D5185, ASTM D6481, ASTM D6443
Ash Sulfated ASTM D874
Evaporating Loss ASTM D5800
HTHS Viscosity ASTM D5481
Shear Stability ASTM D6278
Viscosity, Low Temperature ASTM D4684, ASTM D5133, ASTM D5293
Viscosity, Tapered Bearing ASTM D4683
Viscosity, Tapered Plug ASTM D4741
Volatility ASTM D6417
Acid Number ASTM D664, ASTM 974
Base Number ASTM D2896, ASTM D4739
Viscosity, Kinematic ASTM D445, ASTM D7042, ASTM D7279
Water Content ASTM D1744
Saponification Number ASTM D94
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 $706
Regularly operated Yes (three times annually)
Year of first operation 1993
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