NEXBASE 3043™ is a colorless, catalytically hydroisomerized, and dewaxed base oil comprised of hydrogenated, highly isoparaffinic hydrocarbons.
NEXBASE 3043™ is suitable for use in formulating high-quality 5W/X and 10W/X engine oils. NEXBASE 3043™ conforms with API/ATIEL Base Stock Group III standards, and it is also used in compressor and hydraulic oil formulations and other circulation oils, as well as in drive line fluids.
|Property||Unit||Specification value||Typical value (2)||Test method|
|4.2 - 4.4||4.3
|Viscosity index||( )||≥ 121||122||ASTM D-2270|
|Pour point||°C||≤ -12||-18||ASTM D-97|
|Flash point||°C||≥ 220||228||ASTM D-92|
|Colour||( )||≤ 0.5||< 0.5||ASTM D-1500|
|Noack Volatility||w-%||≤ 14.8||14.2||CEC L-40-93b|
|Density, at 15°C||kg/m2||-||837||ASTM D-4052|
1) Clear and bright liquid on visual observance, and no water or particulates observed at the bottom of the vortex.
2) Long-term average value