Typical Properties

Property Limit Method CORE 100 CORE 150 CORE 600 CORE 2500
Appearance Visual BC BC BC BC
ASTM Colour Max ASTM D 1500 1.5 1.5 3.0 5.0
CCS Viscosity -25ºC mPa·sec Max ASTM D 5293 1650
CCS Viscosity -20ºC mPa·sec Max ASTM D 5293 2100
Flash Point,COC Deg C Min ASTM D 92 194 210 246 294
Kinematic Viscosity@ 40ºC mm2/sec Min-Max ASTM D 445 18.5-21.0 29.0-32.0 109.0-116.5
Kinematic Viscosity@ 100ºC mm2/sec Min-Max ASTM D 445 30.6-32.7
NOACK Volatility wt% Max ASTM D 5800 30 20
Pour Point Deg C Max ASTM D 97 -18 -15 -6 -6
Viscosity Index Min ASTM D 2270 95 95 95 95



CORE basestocks by ExxonMobil have become the most widely used basestocks in industry. They are the workhorse ingredients for formulators and blenders of lubricants for passenger and commercial vehicles, as well as industrial applications. As a result, ExxonMobil is a recognised market leader for Group I basestocks.

These Americas CORE basestocks constitute a slate as defined within API/ATIEL Guidelines for formulation and qualification of automotive lubricants.

Americas CORE basestocks are available by truck, rail, barge and vessel.

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