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MIL-PRF-9000J - Shipboard Internal Combustion Engine Lubricating Oil

We perform lubricants testing by military specification MIL-PRF-9000, which covers lubricating oil used in shipboard diesel engines. This military specification covers two grades (SAE 40 and SAE 15W40) of lubricating oil used in advanced design high-output shipboard main propulsion and auxiliary diesel engines using fuel conforming to MIL-DTL-16884 and MIL-DTL-5624. The SAE 40 Grade product is identified by Military Symbol 9250 and NATO Code No. 0-278. There is no Military Symbol or NATO Code No. for the SAE 15W40 Grade product. 

To read or download this specification, click HERE. This specification supersedes military specification MIL-L-9000.

The following is a list of tests required by Specification MIL-PRF-9000J. Some of these tests are customized for this exact specification. Alcor Petrolab and Phoenix Chemical Laboratory specialize in unusual and custom testing, and our testing capabilities are continuing to expand; contact one of our laboratories today to discuss the exact testing you need. To see more information about one of these tests, click on the test method number.