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Americas, EAME, AP CORE™ base stocks  

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 and AP/E CORE base stocks constitute a slate as defined within API/ATIEL guidelines for the formulation and qualification of automotive lubricants.

With base oil interchange and viscosity-grade read-across capabilities, ExxonMobil’s CORE base stock slates provide 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 supply. 

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Product data sheets

Americas

Property
Standard Method (a)
Limit
CORE 100
CORE 150
CORE 600
CORE 2500
Appearance Visual   BC BC BC BC
ASTM Colour ASTM D 1500 Max 1.5 1.5 4.0 6.0
CCS Viscosity -25ºC mPa•sec ASTM D 5293 Max 1650      
CCS Viscosity -20ºC mPa•sec ASTM D 5293 Max   2100    
Flash Point,COC Deg C ASTM D 92 Min 194 210 246 294
Kinematic Viscosity@ 40ºC mm2/sec ASTM D 445 Min-Max 18.5-21.0 29.0-32.0 109.0-116.0  
Kinematic Viscosity@ 100ºC mm2/sec ASTM D 445 Min-Max       30.6-32.7
NOACK Volatility wt% ASTM D 5800 Max 30 20    
Pour Point Deg C ASTM D 97 Max -18 -15 -6 -6
Viscosity Index ASTM D 2270 Min 95 95 95 95

Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa

Property
Standard Method (a)
Limit
CORE 100
CORE 150
CORE 600
CORE 2500
Appearance Visual   BandC BandC BandC BandC
ASTM Colour ASTM D 1500 Max 1.0 1.5 4.0 6.0
CCS Viscosity -25ºC mPa•sec ASTM D 5293 Max 1650      
CCS Viscosity -15ºC mPa•sec ASTM D 5293 Max   1250    
Flash Point,COC Deg C ASTM D 92 Min 194 210 246 294
Kinematic Viscosity@ 40ºC mm2/sec ASTM D 445 Min-Max 18.5-21.0 29.0-32.0 109.0-116.0  
Kinematic Viscosity@ 100ºC mm2/sec ASTM D 445 Min-Max       30.6-32.7
NOACK Volatility wt% ASTM D 5800 Method B Max 29.3 15.8    
Pour Point Deg C ASTM D 97 Max -18 -12 -6 -6
Viscosity Index ASTM D 2270 Min 95 100 95 95

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

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