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Total Base Number (TBN) Standards

Paragon has manufactured a range of TBN standards to ASTM D2896 / IP 276.

Designed specifically for use in determining base number in petroleum products by potentiometric titration. This comprehensive range of high quality standards should be used to verify system functionality and assure accuracy of laboratory test equipment. Manufactured to ASTM D2896 / IP276, tested and certified at Paragon Scientific’s ISO 17025 accredited laboratories, this unique range of standards is a time saving, welcome addition to any petroleum testing facility.

Typically used in, but not limited to, the analysis of used oils and lubricants.

The range of eight standards covers values at 1, 3, 6, 10, 15, 30, 40 and 70 mg KOH/g.

Tested and certified by Paragon’s ISO 17025 accredited laboratory these standards are designed to ensure laboratory test equipment accuracy and overall system functionality.

Key benefits include:

  • Total Base Number (TBN) tested and certified in accordance with ASTM D2896 / IP 276
  • Fully traceable to International Standards.
  • Supplied in tamper evident packaging with a 24 month shelf life.
  • In stock and available for immediate dispatch
  • Full MSDS.
  • Custom Blending available.
  • Tamper evident security packaging.

All standards have a 6 month shelf life from date of dispatch and are supplied in quantities of 50mL.

Part Number Test Method Product nature Certified value Package size
DCP-2896-013 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 1 mg KOH/g 1 x 50mL
DCP-2896-014 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 1 mg KOH/g 3 x 50mL
DCP-2896-015 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 3 mg KOH/g 1 x 50mL
DCP-2896-016 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 3 mg KOH/g 3 x 50mL
DCP-2896-001 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 6 mg KOH/g 1 x 50mL
DCP-2896-002 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 6 mg KOH/g 3 x 50mL
DCP-2896-003 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 10 mg KOH/g 1 x 50mL
DCP-2896-004 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 10 mg KOH/g 3 x 50mL
DCP-2896-005 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 15 mg KOH/g 1 x 50mL
DCP-2896-006 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 15 mg KOH/g 3 x 50mL
DCP-2896-007 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 30 mg KOH/g 1 x 50mL
DCP-2896-008 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 30 mg KOH/g 3 x 50mL
DCP-2896-009 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 40 mg KOH/g 1 x 50mL
DCP-2896-010 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 40 mg KOH/g 3 x 50mL
DCP-2896-011 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 70 mg KOH/g 1 x 50mL
DCP-2896-012 ASTM D2896 Lubricant 70 mg KOH/g 3 x 50mL

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