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PROPERTIES TEST METHODS VALUES
Viscosity Index ASTM D2270 153
Viscosity, centistokes – cSt
@ 0° F / ‐17.8° C ASTM D445 690 cSt
@ 100° F / 37.8° C ASTM D445 26.9 cSt
@ 104° F / 40° C ASTM D445 24.9 cSt
@ 210° F / 98.9° C ASTM D445 5.2 cSt
@ 212° F / 100° C ASTM D445 5.3 cSt
Pour Point, ° F / ° C ASTM D97 ‐40 / ‐40
Flash Point, (COC) ° F / ° C ASTM D92 470 / 243
Flash Point, (PMCC) ° F / ° C ASTM D93 410 / 210
Copper Strip Corrosion, 3 hrs. @ 212° F / 100° C ASTM D130 1B
Ferrous Metal Corrosion, Rust Test
Distilled Water ASTM D665A Pass
Synthetic Sea Water ASTM D665B Pass
Foam Tendency (Sequence I, II, III) ASTM D892 0 (Nil)
Density, g/cc @ 25° C ASTM D941 0.98
Total Acid Number (TAN), mg KOH/g ASTM D664 0.18
pH Dow Method 7.9



TYPICAL PROPERTIES TEST METHODS PuroLube XD
Viscosity – cSt @ 40°C ASTM D445 44.4
Viscosity – cSt @ 100°C ASTM D445 7.3
Viscosity Index ASTM D2270 126
Pour Point – °F / °C ASTM D97 -58 / -50
Flash Point – °F / °C ASTM D92 501 / 261
Demulsibility ASTM D1401 Excellent
Foaming Sequences I, II, III ASTM D892 Nil
Specific Gravity ASTM D1298 0.89
Properties subject to change