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VISCOSITY’S investment in technology has enabled the company to dramatically accelerate product development. Formulas are continually updated and optimized to meet OEM equipment advances. Heavy-duty equipment owners and operators can be confident that they are running the most advanced formulations available.

Keeping machines moving starts with our ability to push innovation forward. That is why VISCOSITY leverages a world-renowned R&D laboratory that tests and develops the most advanced formulas with the highest quality standards of the lubricants industry. Designed to stay in constant pace with all leading equipment manufacturers, our products are researched, developed and tested to meet and exceed OEM and industry standards.
Our multi-million-dollar facility is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art analysis devices and staffed with advanced degree chemists. Utilized as a professional “Competency Center,” the lab serves as a training facility for our technical support teams that constantly enhance our ability to innovate for the future. That’s why VISCOSITY is an expert in the lubricant market and has been providing quality products and keeping American machines running smoothly for more than 125 years.
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GLOBAL CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR OFF-ROAD LUBRICANT DEVELOPMENT

Over 33

Measurement Instruments

 20

ASTM Tests

 7

OEM/Proprietary Tests

6

ISO Other Industry Tests

Over 5900

Tests in 2020

48

Hours Turn Around Time

What makes us an innovative company…

  • Formulation Development
  • Method Development
  • Physical and Chemical Testing/Analysis
  • Maintain ISO Quality standards in all products

EQUIPMENT & CAPABILITES

LAB EQUIPMENT RESEARCH OBJECTIVETESTING PROTOCOL
Mini-Traction MachineDetermine frictional properties of a fluid under load
KRL Shear TesterEvaluate fluid shear stability under mechanical forces DIN 51350
CEC L45-A99
Sonic ShearEvaluate fluid shear under sonic forces ASTM D5621
Differential Scanning Calorimetry ThermogravimetricThermogra- vimetric AnalysisDetermine the oxidative stability of a fluid under various conditions
TOST TesterEvaluate the longevity of a fluid under standard conditionsASTM D943
Oxidation CorrosionCNHi proprietary test for rust and corrosion protection of a hydraulic fluid in presence of heat CNH MTM 3508
Humidity Corrosion CNHi proprietary test for rust and corrosion protection of a hydraulic fluid in presence of humidityCNH MTM 3507
Rust TesterIndustry standard test for rustASTM D665 A/B
Hydrolytic StabilityCNHi proprietary test for corrosion protection of a hydraulic fluid in presence of water in dynamic conditionsCNH MTM 3506
Demulsibility TesterEvaluate the separability of water from an oil-based fluidASTM D1401
Water ToleranceCNHi proprietary test for emulsibility of water of a hydraulic fluid CNH MTM 3505
Filterability TesterEvaluate the fluid flow through a filterISO 13357 1-2
Kinematic Auto ViscometerASTM D445
Stabinger ViscometerASTM D7042
Mini Rotary ViscometerASTM D4684
Cold Crank Simulator ASTM D5393
Brookfield ViscometerASTM D2983
Pour Point TesterASTM D5950
ICP Elemental AnalysisASTM D4951/D5185
Foam TesterASTM D892
Particle CounterCNH MTM 3510
KF Water TitratorASTM D6304
TAN TitratorASTM D664
FT-IR
High Temperature, High Shear ViscosityASTM D4714
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