Americas CORE™

ExxonMobil basestocks , Ecuador

Product Description

Core base stocks by ExxonMobil are designed to offer broad blending coverage with performance capabilities in applications ranging from engine oils to industrial lubricants.

Americas Core™ base stocks constitute a slate as defined within API/ATIEL Guidelines for formulation and qualification of automotive lubricants.

With base oil interchange and viscosity grade read-across capabilities, ExxonMobil's Americas Core base stock slate offers broad coverage, enabling supply chain flexibility and simplified qualification testing requirements. ExxonMobil follows rigorous processes to ensure reliable delivery of consistent quality base stocks so customers can be confident in their base stock supply.



Property Standard Method(a) Limits CORE 100 CORE 150 CORE 600 CORE 2500
ASTM Color ASTM D1500 Max 1.5 1.5 4 6
Appearance Visual Min-Max Clear and Bright Clear and Bright Clear and Bright Clear and Bright
Cold-Cranking Simulator, Apparent Viscosity @ -20 C, mPa.s ASTM D5293 Max 2,100
Cold-Cranking Simulator, Apparent Viscosity @ -25 C, mPa.s ASTM D5293 Max 1,650
Flash Point, Cleveland Open Cup, °C ASTM D92 Min 194 210 246 294
Kinematic Viscosity @ 100 C, mm2/s ASTM D445 Min-Max 3.80-4.20 4.95-5.40 11.70-13.00 30.6-32.7
Kinematic Viscosity @ 40 C, mm2/s ASTM D445 Min-Max 18.5-21.0 29.0-32.0 109.0-116.0
Noack Volatility, Procedure B, mass% ASTM D5800-PROB Max 30 20
Pour Point, °C ASTM D97 Max -18 -15 -6 -6
Viscosity Index ASTM D2270 Min 95 95 95 95

Note 1: Products are certified on release to meet the values specified. Actual values may deviate within the established reproducibility of the test method specified.

Note 2: For purpose of determining conformance with specification, observed or calculated values shall be rounded off to the nearest unit in the last significant digit used in expressing the limiting value in accordance to the ASTM E 29 method

(a) In lieu of standard test method, alternate test methods may be used for the certification of a product property.


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