QUALITY ASSURANCE, RESEARCH & DEV OIL LAB

LUBRICANT GREASES & OILS ANALYSIS

We have the most equiped oil lab in the north of our country, we are acredited in ISO17025 (EMA – Entidad Mexicana de Acreditación), we have trained staff with extensive experience in the execution of oil laboratory tests and results interpretation that we provide to our customers analysis service for fresh and used lubricant products.

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AUTOMATIC VISCOMETER-DENSITYMETER, ANTON PAAR

Kinematic viscosity & density analyzer, meets the methods ASTM D7042, ASTM D2270 & ASTM D4052

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ICP PERKIN ELMER

Inducted coupling plasma (ICP) for determination of metallic wear by ASTM D5185 method

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COLD CRANKING SIMULATOR, CANNON

Evaluation of viscosity behavior for multigrade oils at low temperature (ASTM D5293).

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INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY, PERKIN ELMER

Monitoring of lubricant degradation

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AUTOMATIC TRITATOR

TBN determination in new and used oils (ASTM D2896).

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OIL STABILITY OXIDATION TESTS

Determine stability oxidation for long-stay lrubricant oil such as turbine oils some hydraulic oils (ASTM D2272, ASTM D5293).

OIL ANALYSIS TESTS

Lubricantes de América Laboratory is certified to EMA (ISO/IEC 179025:2005) and has the necessary resources as advanced technology equipment, highly trained personnel with extensive analytical experience wihch allows offer to the marker high quality products, new products development (lubricant oils & greases, antifreezes, additives for automotive industry, among others) as well as monitoring lubricants in service, always seeking complete satisfaction of our customers.

Our a scopes is the following:

  • Density determination
  • Kinematic viscosity@40°C
  • Kinematic viscosity@100°C
  • Viscosity index*
  • Metals by ICP
  • Cleaning code*
  • Extreme pressure (Kg) 4 balls
  • Wear 4 balls
  • Flash point
  • Saybolt viscoisty*
  • Corrosiveness to copper by copper strip test*
  • KF Coulometer*
  • TBN
  • Evaporative loss by Noack*
  • Water separability
  • Foam sequence I, II & III
  • Dielectric breakdown voltage
  • Dissipation factor
  • Cold Cranking Simulator*
  • Determination of oxidation stability of straight mineral oil (tests less than 3000 h)
  • Determination of oxidation stability of straight mineral oil (tests greater than 3000 h)
  • Rust-preventing characteristics of inhibited mineral oil*
  • Determination of oil color*
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GREASES ANALYSIS TESTS

  • Four-ball extreme pressure test
  • Copper foil corrosion*
  • Determination of rust-prevention characteristics of lubricating greases*
  • Oxidation stability of lubricating greases*
  • Water washout
  • Running-in of grease lubricated bearings*
  • Roll stability %*
  • Methods for cone penetration of lubricating greases
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ANTIFREEZE ANALYSIS TESTS

  • Water by Karl Fisher
  • Reserve alkalinity*
  • Freezing point*
  • Determination of sediments*
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SPECIALITY TESTS

  • Foam test*
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OUR CERTIFICATIONS

Certificado de Laboratorio

ISO 9001:2008 : 43698
(Quality Management System)

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NMX-EC-17025-IMNC-2006/ISO/IEC 17025:2005
Accreditation number:
N°. Q-0332-058/11 Accreditation date: 2011-12-09

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ISO 14001:2004 : 46416

(Environmental Management System)

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Cross-Check Program with laboratories of worldwide prestige, like SWRI (South West Research Institute), Oronite, ASTM, Phoenix Lab, Amalgatech, IMP, and others.