Laboratory Equipment and Test Methods

Below is a list of equipment and test methods that they are used for.  This list includes a large majority of the things we can do, but is not comprehensive.  If there is something that you are looking for that is not on this list, feel free to contact us and we may be able to help you.

Grease Penetrometer, Full Scale, ASTM D217

Grease Penetrometer, Half Scale, ASTM D1403

Microscopes – Compound Stereo and Stereo with Camera

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FT-IR) Transmission and ATR, ASTM E2412

Pressure Differential Scanning Calorimeter (PDSC)

Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA)

Spiral Orbit Tribometer (SOT)

Molecular Still

Analytical Balance and Micro Balance (measures to 1 microgram)

Force Gauge

Volume Resistivity of Conductive Greases

Foaming Tendency Apparatus

Evaporation, ASTM D2595

Pycnometer, for Density Determinations for Oil and Grease

Abbe Refractometer, ASTM D1218

Oil Separation ASTM D1742, ASTM D6184/FTM 791C 321.3, and IP121/DIN 51817

EMCOR Rust Prevention, Dynamic, ASTM D6138

Moisture Specific Analyzer, Water Content

Kinematic Viscosity of Oils, ASTM D445

Flash Point, Cleveland Open Cup, ASTM D92

Pour Point, ASTM D97

Lab Ovens and Vacuum Oven

Soxhelt Apparatus

TA Controlled Stress Rheometer

Brookfield Viscometer

Low & High Temperature Rheology (150 to -70°C)

Water Washout, ASTM D1742

Water Spray Off, ASTM D4049

Clean Bench for Filtration

pH Meter & Wet Chemistry for Acid and Base Number

Centrifuges, Large and Small


Four Ball Wear, ASTM D2266 (Grease), ASTM D4172 (Oil)

Four Ball EP, ASTM D2596 (Grease), ASTM D2783 (Oil)

Dropping Point, ASTM D2265

Elemental Analysis by ICP-AES, ASTM D5185