Full Analytical Lab

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.

Chemtool Incorporated offers our customers:

  • 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