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Choose your method - Oils - Used oils - Greases - Fuels:

 
ASTM / DIN Description Instrument
ASTM D130 Standard Test Method for Corrosiveness to Copper from Petroleum Products by Copper Strip Test CuDDI
ASTM  D445 / D446 
DIN / ISO 3104
Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids (and Calculation of Dynamic Viscosity) Omnitek U-VIsc series
Omnitek S-flow series
PSL Rheotek
ASTM D2270 Standard Practice for Calculating Viscosity Index From Kinematic Viscosity at 40 and 100°C Omnitek S-flow series
Omnitek U-VIsc series
PSL Rheotek
 
ASTM D664 Standard Test Method for Acid Number of Petroleum Products by Potentiometric Titration Spectro FluidScan
ASTM D2896 Standard Test Method for Base Number of Petroleum Products by Potentiometric Perchloric Acid Titration Spectro FluidScan

ASTM D4294

Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry

Xenemetrix ED-XRF

ASTM D4739

Standard Test Method for Base Number Determination by Potentiometric Hydrochloric Acid Titration

Spectro FluidScan

ASTM D6595

Standard Test Method for Determination of Wear Metals and Contaminants in Used Lubricating Oils or Used Hydraulic Fluids by Rotating Disc Electrode Atomic Emission Spectrometry

Spectro Q100
Spectroil M-C/W

ASTM D6728

Standard Test Method for Determination of Contaminants in Gas Turbine and Diesel Engine Fuel by Rotating Disc Electrode Atomic Emission Spectrometry

Spectro Q100
Spectroil M-F/W

ASTM D6751

Standard Specification for Biodiesel Fuel Blend Stock (B100) for Middle Distillate Fuels

Wilks InfraCal
Wilks InfraSpec VFA
Spectro FluidScan

ASTM D6895

Standard Test Method for Rotational Viscosity of Heavy Duty Diesel Drain Oils at 100°C

Rheosys Merlin

ASTM D7066

Standard Test Method for dimer/trimer of chlorotrifluoroethylene (S-316) Recoverable Oil and Grease and Nonpolar Material by Infrared Determination

Wilks InfraCal

ASTM D7212
ISO 20847
IP531

Standard Test Method for Low Sulfur in Automotive Fuels by Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry Using a Low-Background Proportional Counter

Xenemetrix ED-XRF

ASTM D7279

Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids by Automated Houillon ViscometerStandard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids by Automated Houillon Viscometer

Omnitek S-flow series

ASTM D7371
EN14078

Standard Test Method for Determination of Biodiesel (Fatty Acid Methyl Esters) Content in Diesel Fuel Oil Using Mid Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR-ATR-PLS Method)

Wilks InfraCal
Wilks InfraSpec VFA
Spectro FluidScan

ASTM D7596

Standard Test Method for Automatic Particle Counting and Particle Shape Classification of Oils Using a Direct Imaging Integrated Tester

Spectro LNF Q200

ASTM D7686

Standard Test Method for Field-Based Condition Monitoring of Soot in In-Service Lubricants Using a Fixed-Filter Infrared (IR) Instrument

Wilks InfraCal

ASTM E2412

Standard Practice for Condition Monitoring of Used Lubricants by Trend Analysis Using Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) Spectrometry

Spectro FluidScan

ISO 4406
NAS 1638

Method for classification of particulate contamination level

Spectro LNF Q200
 

SAE-AS4059

Aerospace Fluid Power - Cleanliness Classification for Hydraulic Fluids

Spectro LNF Q200
 

JOAP CID-0191

Military Oil Analysis Spectrometer

Spectroil M/N-W

 

Choose your method - Plastics:

  
ASTM / DIN Description Instrument
ASTM D789 Standard Test Methods for Determination of Solution Viscosities of Polyamide (PA) Omnitek U-VIsc series
PSL Rheotek
 
ASTM D1243 Standard Test Method for Dilute Solution Viscosity of Vinyl Chloride Polymers Omnitek U-VIsc series
PSL Rheotek
 
ASTM D1824 Standard Test Method for Apparent Viscosity of Plastisols and Organosols at Low Shear Rates Rheosys Merlin
ASTM D2857 Standard Practice for Dilute Solution Viscosity of Polymers Omnitek U-VIsc series
PSL Rheotek
 
ASTM D3591 Standard Test Method for Determining Logarithmic Viscosity Number of Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) in Formulated Compounds Omnitek U-VIsc series
PSL Rheotek
 
ASTM D4603 Standard Test Method for Determining Inherent Viscosity of Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate) (PET) by Glass Capillary Viscometer Omnitek U-VIsc series
PSL Rheotek
 
WK33642 New Test Method for Measurement of Rotational Viscosity of Paints, Inks or Related Liquid Materials as a Function of Temperature Rheosys Merlin
ISO 174, DIN 53726 Homopolymer and copolymer resins of vinyl chloride -- Determination of viscosity number in dilute solution K-value, Fikentscher Rheosys Merlin
ISO 3219, DIN 53214 Polymers/resins in the liquid state or as emulsions or dispersions -- Determination of viscosity using a rotational viscometer with defined shear rate Rheosys Merlin
ISO 15512 Plastics - Determination of water content Omnitek AVM-3000

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