QUALITY CONTROL & LABORATORY TESTS

PPX, Inc. (PPX), has its own quality control and research facilities, plus uses a test facility in San Antonio, Texas, that is recognized around the world, for additional quality control and testing.

PPX's, R&D uses unique and patented advanced technology additives with the highest grade of base stocks to manufacture the highest standard for lubricant products available in the world.

Below is a particle list of ASTM and other test methods that can be run:

 

Method

Description


AFNOR

Filterability of Mineral Oil (specify wet or dry)

Channeling Test - Gear Lube

Channeling characteristics of gear oil

Cincinnati Milacron Thermal

Cincinnati Milacron Thermal Stability Procedure A

Cincinnati Milacron Thermal

Cincinnati Milacron Thermal Stability Procedure B

D1094

Water Interaction (Fuels)

D1209

Color - APHA

D1218

Refractive Index

D1264

Water Wash Out - Grease

D128

Neutralization Number - Grease

D129

Sulfur (Bomb Method)

D130

Copper Strip Corrosion

D1500

Color

D1662

Sulfur, Active

D1743

Corrosion Preventive Properties of Grease

D1748

Rust Protection (Humidity Cabinet)

D1831

Roll Stability of Grease

D2070

Thermal Stability

D217

Cone Penetration (Grease)

D2155

Autoignition Temperature

D2161

Viscosity 100F or 210F, Saybolt

D2265

Dropping Point of Grease

D2266

4-Ball Wear (Grease)

D2270

Viscosity Index - (Calculation only)

D2272

Rotating Bomb Oxidation Test

D2274

Oxidation Stability (Fuels)

D2500

Cloud Point

D2509

Timken OK Load (Grease)

D2596

4-Ball EP (Grease)

D2619

Hydrolytic Stability (Oils)

D2622

Sulfur by WDXRF (Base Oils, Fuels)

D2699

Octane, Research (RON)

D2700

Octane, Motor (MON)

D2711

Demulsibility Characteristics

D2782

Timken OK Load

D2783

4-Ball EP (Load Wear Index)

D287

Gravity, API

D2893

Oxidation Characteristics of EP Oil

D2896

Base Number

D2983

Viscosity -Brookfield

D3233A

Falex Pin/Vee (Quick Check)

D3233B

Falex Pin/Vee (Regular Check)

D3524

Fuel Dilution, Diesel by GC

D3525

Fuel Dilution, Gasoline by GC

D3527

Life Performance of Auto Wheel Bearing grease

D381

Existent Gum Content (Fuels)

D4048

Corrosion, Copper (Grease)

D4049

Water Spray Resistance of Grease

D4052

Specific Gravity

D4172

4-Ball Wear

D4170

Fretting Wear

D4290

Life Performance of Wheel Bearing Grease

D445

Viscosity - Kinematic

D4539 mod

Low Temperature Flow Test

D4737

Cetane Index, Calculated

D4739

Total Base Number

D482

Ash, Total

D5001

Ball on Cylinder Lubricity Evaluation

D524

Carbon Residue - Ramsbottom

D5621

Shear Stability, Sonic (Hydraulic Fluids)

D5662

Immersion Seal Test (Gear Oils)

D5706

SRV Grease EP Method

D5949

Pour Point

D5950

Pour Point, Auto Tilt

D5985

Pour Point, Rotation

D6082

Foam, High Temperature

D6371

Cold Filter Plugging Point

D6557

Ball Rust Test - TMC Certified

D664

Acid Number

D665

Rust Prevention Proc. A & B

D892

Foaming Characteristics (Sequence I-III)

D92

Flash Point - Cleveland Open Cup

D93

Flash Point - Pensky-Martins

D942

Grease Bomb Oxidation Stability

D943

Oxidation Stability (Inhibited Mineral Oils)

D95

Water Content

D97

Pour Point

D974

Acid Base Number by Color Indicator Titration

D976

Cetane Index

Denison TP-02100-A

Filtration Test - Denison HF-0 Spec.

FTM 0313

Cone Penetration, Worked Stability

FTM 321

Oil Separation

FTM 1303.1 791B

Flock Point

FTM 3411

Thermal Stability and Corrosivity

FTM 3459

Stability, Low Temperature (0 to -65F)

FTM 4001.2

Salt Spray Corrosion

FTM 791B Method 203 mod.

Pour Stability

JDQ-19

Water Tolerance, John Deere

JDQ-9

Seal Test, John Deere

MIL-G-27617D

Film Stability & Corrosion on Steel

MIL-H-46170

Water Sensitivity

MIL-H-83282

High Temperature Stability

MIL-L-07808

Swelling of Rubber

MIL-L-23699

Swelling of Rubber

NLGI Table

Lubricant Consistency Grease

pH Determination

pH @ 25C

US Steel Method LT 18

Bethlehem Steel Combo Test Parts A & B

US Steel Method LT 37

Mobility of Grease (0 to 60F)

US Steel Method LT 37

Mobility of Grease (77F)

US Steel Method LT 37

Mobility of Grease (Below 0F)