Technical expertise

Through their extensive customer contacts, our Sales and Product Managers will support you in identifying development opportunities in the market. Our testing capabilities and comprehensive product portfolio will help you solve problems and bring your solutions to market. We have access to a large number of additives and synthetic base fluids and, together with our partners, we can help you create custom-made products to solve your individual problems and offer a wide range of tests to evaluate recommended formulations. Below are some of the main testing areas the IMCD Lubricant & Fuels teams can help you with:

  • Rust and corrosion tests
  • Oxidation tests
  • Extreme pressure and anti-wear tests
  • Grease related tests (e.g. water wash out, penetration, dropping point etc.)
  • Metalworking related tests (e.g. foaming tendency, emulsion stability, etc.)
  • Physico-chemical tests (e.g. flash point, density, viscosity, Infra-red, etc.)

IMCD Lubricants & Fuels offers a high level of technical service to its partners. In the case the division does not own a test instrument, lab work is often carried out free of charge at one of our principals’ laboratories. Our successful partnerships with both customers and suppliers is a result of a number of factors:

  • Identifiying applications
  • Assigning required tests
  • Investigating competitive products and cost requirements
  • Determining volume potential, function of the product and its end application
  • Trouble shooting and problem-solving capabilities
  • Establishing the problem with the present product
  • Identifying special requirements and considering regulatory requirements