Testing Procedures


Worries Raised Over Heavy-duty Engine Tests

Lube Report Americas - January 8, 2020

The next heavy-duty engine oil category in North America is not expected for seven years, and industry insiders worry th ...


COAT Engine Test Back in Business

Lube Report Americas - May 22, 2019

The American Petroleum Institute announced on May 15 that the Caterpillar Oil Aeration Test, or COAT, was again availabl ...


A New Twist on Grease Testing

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2019

When a unique application called for enhanced grease performance, a metalworking fluid test yielded the right results.


ILSAC GF-6 Could Face More Delays

Lube Report Americas - February 14, 2018

A proposed engine test that is key to the ILSAC GF-6 engine oil specification is failing to discriminate between referen ...


New JASO Diesel Wear Test Adopted

Lube Report Asia - September 1, 2015

The Japanese Society of Automotive Engineers has adopted a valve train wear test for diesel engine oils that ends relian ...