BNO Laboratory Services

Our laboratory service

We have set up a State-of-The-Art lube blending plant and an accredited laboratory for 3rd-party Testing. Most of our laboratory equipments have been imported from America and Europe. Our company is certified by ISO 9001:2008(GL and ISOQAR) and Lab is accredited by Bangladesh Accreditation Board as per ISO/IEC 17025:2005.

We are also regular participants of ASTM Inter Laboratory Cross-check Program with most accuracy and precision of our test results in each cycle. Lab has highly qualified and competent Chemists for conducting lab testing.

So, we provide a wide range of lube oil and fuel oil testing services maintaining international standards here in Bangladesh.

For a reliable, economic and faster services you may take the advantage of our laboratory services.

Third Party Testing started at BNO

Test Facilities
Lub-rref (Bangladesh) Ltd.

Serial No.

Test Name

Test Rf. No.

Remarks

1

Kinematic Viscosity at 40°C

ASTM D445, ASTM D7042, IP 71, ISO 3104

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

2

Kinematic Viscosity at 50°C

ASTM D445, ASTM D7042, IP 71, ISO 3104

Fuel Oil

3

Kinematic Viscosity at 100°C

ASTM D445, ASTM D7042, IP 71, ISO 3104

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

4

Viscosity Index

ASTM D7042, ASTM D2270

Lube Oil

5

Density at 150C, 300C

ASTM D7042, ASTM D1298

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

6

TAN (Total Acid Number), Strong Acid Number (SAN)

ASTM D664,

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

7

TBN (Total Base Number)

ASTM D2896

Lube Oil

8

Neutralization Number

ASTM D974

Lube Oil

9

COC Flash Point

ASTM D92, IP 36, ISO 2592

Lube Oil

10

PMCC Flash Point

ASTM D93, IP 34, ISO 2719

Fuel Oil

11

Water Content By Dean-Stark

ASTM D95

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

12

Moisture Content By Karl Fischer

ASTM D1533, ASTM D6304

Lube Oil

13

Rams Bottom Carbon Residue

ASTM D524, IP 14, ISO 4262

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

14

Conradson Carbon Residue

ASTM D189

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

15

Pour Point

ASTM D97, IP 15, ISO 3015

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

16

Foam Test For Sequence I

ASTM D892, IP 146

Lube Oil

17

Foam Test For Sequence II

ASTM D892, IP 146

Lube Oil

18

Foam Test For Sequence III

ASTM D892, IP 146

Lube Oil

19

Water Separability

ASTM D1401, ISO 6614

Lube Oil

20

Sulphated Ash

ASTM D874

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

21

ASTM Color Value (Automatic)

ASTM D1500, ISO 4630

Lube Oil

22

Oxidation Stability

ASTM D943, ISO 4263

Lube Oil

23

Cold Cranking Simulator (CCS) Viscosity

ASTM D5293

Lube Oil

24

Metal Content (Ag, Ca, Fe, Na, Si, Zn, Al, Cd, Mg, Ni, Sn, B, Cr, Mn, P, Ti, Ba, Cu, Mo, Pb, V etc.) By ICP-OES

ASTM D4951, ASTM D5185

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

25

Break Down Voltagel

ASTM D 877, BS EN60156

Lube Oil

26

Reid Vapor Pressure Test

ASTM D 323,

Lube Oil

27

Copper Strip Tarnish Test

ASTM D130, IP 154

Lube Oil

28

Aniline Point Test

ASTM D 611, IP 2

Lube Oil

29

Sediment (Centrifuge)

ASTM D1796

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

30

Particle Count, NAS/ISO

NAS 1638 and ISO 4406

Lube Oil

31

Sulfur Content (S)

ASTM D4951, ASTM D5185

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

32

Oxidation, Nitration and Sulfation

ASTM E 2412

Lube Oil

33

Soot Loading

ASTM E 2412

Lube Oil

34

Fuel Contamination

ASTM E 2412

Lube Oil

35

Glycol Contamination

ASTM E 2412

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

36

Right Hand Distillation

ASTM D 86

Lube Oil and Fuel Oil

37

Calorific Value

ASTM D 4809

Fuel Oil

38

SK Value

IS 335

Lube Oil

39

Interfacial Surface Tension

ASTM D 971

Lube Oil

40

Softening Point

ASTM D 36

Grease

41

Drop Point

ASTM D 566

Grease

42

NLGI grade/Penetration (Work & Unwork)

ASTM D937

Grease

43

Rolling Stability

ASTM D1831

Lubricating Grease

44

Oil Separation on storage

ASTM D 1742

Grease

45

Loss on Heating of Oil

ASTM D 6

Lube Oil

46

Water washout characteristics

ASTM D 1246

Lubricating Grease

47

Evaporation loss of lubricating Grease

ASTM D 972

Lubricating Grease

48

Aging Test

IS 335 7 IS-12177

Grease

49

CCAI ( Calculated Carbon Aromaticity Index)

Calculated

Fuel Oil


Lub-rref (Bangladesh) Ltd. is one of the global participants of ASTM ILCP & PTP with excellent performance in generating accuracy and precision in test results which enhances the confidence of our laboratory testing.