Proficiency Test on Lubricating Oil (used) started

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Summary of this proficiency test:

On 25 April 2011 the proficiency test on Lubricating Oil (used) started with 76 participants from 46 different countries.

On that date, the samples (#11042 and #11043) were dispatched to the laboratories. Enclosed to the samples were the instructions to the participants for this proficiency test, forms for the reporting of the analysis results and the safety data sheet (SDS).

The samples can be analyzed on: Acid Number, Base Number, Colour, CCR, Density@15C, Flash Point PMcc, Kinematic viscosity @40C, Kinematic viscosity @100C, Water and 17 elements (wear metals and additives: Ag, Al, Ba, Ca, Cr, Cu, Fe, Li, Mg, Mn, Mo, Na, Ni, P, Pb, Sn, Si, Ti, V and Zn.

The deadline for reporting results is set on 20 May 2011. A laboratory that sends in results after deadline will definitely not get direct feedback in case any of its results are suspect! So be in good time to get the most out of this proficiency test.