This SAE Information Report reviews the various physical and chemical properties of engine oils and provides references to test methods and standards used to measure these properties. It also includes general references on the subject of engine oils, base stocks, and additives.
a. Changes to sections 2.1.1 and 2.1.2 on applicable publications.
b. Changes to section 2.1.3 Other Publications.
c. Changes to section 3.1.7 on Gas-to-Liquid Synthesis.
d. Changes to section 3.2 on Additive Agents.
e. Changes to section 4.1.3 on Viscosity Index Improvers.
f. Changes to section 4.2.1 Cloud Point and Pour Point.
g. Changes to section 4.2.3 on Distillation Data.
h. Changes to section 4.2.6 on Ash Content.
i. Changes to section 4.2.7 on Compatibility.
j. Changes to section 4.2.8 on Foaming.
k. Changes to section 4.2.10 on Elemental Analysis.
l. Changes to section 4.2.12 on Filterability.
m. Changes to section 4.2.13 on Biodegradability.
n. Change the name of the Fuels and Lubricants Division to Fuels and Lubricants Council.