Chemtool Incorporated has been recognized by a number of independent associations for its premier research and laboratory facility. Our on-site equipment addresses and evaluates samples sent by our current and potential customers. Our quality control and world class analytical capabilities are just the beginning.

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• A complete research and development laboratory
• An analytical laboratory
• A regulatory compliance group
• A logistics department

Analytical and Physical Testing Capabilities

• GC Gas Chromatography; Capillary FID Complete Sample Characterization and Quantitation
• FT-IR Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy Complete Library for Sample Characterization
• UV-Vis Ultraviolet Spectrophotometer
• Instron (Elastomer Compatibility; Seal Swell, Elongation, Tensile)
• Falex Wear® Pin and Vee Block (Metalworking Lubricity Characteristics)
• Falex EP® Pin and Vee Block Step Test (Metalworking EP Lubricity Characteristics)
• Falex 4 Ball Wear (Grease/Oil Lubricity Characteristics)
• Falex 4 Ball EP (Extreme Pressure Grease Lubricating Properties)
• Falex Timken (OK Load EP Properties)
• Humidity Cabinet (Corrosion Protection Testing)
• NLGI Penetrometer Roll Stability; Worked 60; Prolonged Worked 10,000 and 100,000
• Dropping Point
• Water Spray Off/Wash Out (Grease Properties)
• Wheel Bearing Leakage (Grease Properties)
• Oxidation Stability
• Roll Stability

• Oil Separation
• ISO Particle Count (Hydraulic Fluids)
• Refractive Index
• pH
• Flash/Fire; Cleveland Open Cup
• Kinematic Viscosity; Cannon Fenske
• Viscosity Index
• Brookfield Viscosity
• Conductivity
• Karl Fisher Potentiometric Titration (% Water Content)
• Centrifuge (High Speed Centrifugal Force Stability)
• Colorimeter
• Total Alkalinity; Reserve Alkalinity
• Total Acid Number (TAN); Total Base Number (TBN)
• API Gravity; Specific Gravity; Hydrometers
• Qualitative/Quantitative Inorganic Analyses
• Quench Speed
• Ash (% Inorganics)
• Water Testing Laboratory

R&D Capabilities

ISO 9002 Certified

• Research and Development
• Technical Support
• New Product Development
• Custom Formulations
• Metalworking/Grease/Die Release Lubricants/Oils/Rust
• Preventatives/Cleaners
• QC (Quality Control); SPC (Statistical Process Control);
• C of A (Certificates of Analysis)
• Routine System Analysis (Condition Monitoring)
• Applications Information