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2023 Proficiency Test (PT) on Gear Oil (Fresh) started
The letter of instructions can be downloaded here as a pdf document. To download a document, please click the right mouse button and choose the "save as" option.
Please download the instructions for the PT iis23L01 here: the letter of instructions and the report form here
Summary of this proficiency test:
On 15 February 2023 the
proficiency test on
Gear Oil (Fresh) started with 20 participants from
14 different countries. On that date, the samples were dispatched to the laboratories. Enclosed to the sample is the material safety data sheet (MSDS).
Please confirm sample receipt as soon as you have received and checked the contents of the sample package via
www.kpmd.co.uk/sgs-iis/. Please enter the date of receipt and press the "save date" button.
The samples can be analyzed
on: Total Acid Number, Copper Corrosion, Density at 15°C, Flash Point, Foaming Tendency, Foaming Stability, Kinematic viscosity at 40°C / 100°C, Viscosity Index, Pour Point Manual/ Automated, Rust Prevention, Sulfur, Water by KF, Water Separability, Level of Contamination, Ca, P and Zn.
The deadline for reporting results is set on
24 March 2023.
A laboratory that reports test results after the 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.
The test results should be reported via our internet based results reporting platform www.kpmd.co.uk/sgs-iis/.
A login and a password can be requested via email to firstname.lastname@example.org