KSL's laboratory’s high degree of technical expertise and on-site experience provides personal service and support to assist manufacturing, quality, and environmental departments in the industrial lubricants industry.
Our complete and comprehensive laboratory, staffed by chemists specializing in lubrication technology, can determine which products will give you optimum quality performance, minimum downtime and lower maintenance costs. If a custom-blended product will provide better or more economical service, KSL can formulate and supply such technology.
Many of the tests demanded by our industry in the list below are performed on a daily basis to provide support for product recommendations, product development, quality control, fluid monitoring, and evaluation of waste fluids, oils and lubricants. In addition to testing services, KSL laboratory also provides material safety and technical data sheets, lab reports and fluid monitoring reports. Our customers are encouraged to take advantage of our laboratory services to gain the fullest potential benefits from KSL technology wherever it is applied in their manufacturing process.
|X-Ray Fluorescence||ASTM D4294||Water Hardness|
|ICP||ASTM D5185||Cast Iron Chip Test||ASTM D4627|
|Viscosity, cSt @ 40 & 100C||ASTM D445||Quench Analyzer||ASTM D6200|
|Viscosity Index||Division 2||GM Quenchometer||ASTM D3520|
|Brookfield Viscosity, cP Particle Count||4-Ball Wear Test||ASTM D4172|
|Gravimetric Solids Analysis||ASTM D4898||Copper Corrosion||ASTM D130|
|Water by Karl Fischer - Volumetric Method||ASTM D4377||Humidity Cabinet Testing|
|Water & Sediment by Centrifuge Method||ASTM D4007||Galvanic Corrosion Testing|
|FTIR Analysis Color||ASTM D1500||Aniline Point||ASTM D611|
|Total Acid No./ Neutralization No.||ASTM D974||Conductivity|
|Flash Point - Cleveland Open Cup||ASTM D92||Distillation Range||ASTM D1078|
|Flash Point - Pensky Martens Closed Cup||ASTM D93||Gas Chromatography Analysis|
|Flash Point - TAG Closed Cup||ASTM D56||Pour Point||ASTM D6749|
|Reserve Alkalinity||Water Separability of Petroleum Oils||ASTM D1401|
|pH||ASTM E70||Solids - Evaporation Test||ASTM D2369|
|Bacteria, Fungus & Yeast Counts Acid Split Test||Pentane Insolubles||ASTM D893|
|Tapping Torque Efficiency Testing||API or Specific Gravity||ASTM D4052|
|Saponification No.||ASTM D94||Foam Test|