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Kendall Motor Oil
c/o Phillips 66 Company

Company and Product Information

Corporate Office:
Kendall Motor Oil
c/o Phillips 66 Company
600 North Dairy Ashford Ste. CH3 Houston, TX 77079

Website(s): www.kendallmotoroils.com

Kendall Motor Oil is a subsidiary of Phillips 66 Company.

About Phillips 66 
Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company's master limited partnership, is an integral asset in the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,000 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $49 billion of assets as of Dec. 31, 2015.


The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) is an independent resource for information and insights on the quality of lubricants in the marketplace. Our mission is to serve the consumer of lubricants by randomly sampling and independently testing lubricants taken from the field. Test results are posted along with the brand names on the PQIA website. This webpage provides an analysis on the brand detailed below.

The following are the test results for the sample examined.

Kendall with Liquid Titanium GT-1
High Performance SAE 10W-40 Motor Oil

Product: Kendall with Liquid Titanium GT-1
Viscosity Grade: SAE 10W-40
Labeling: API SN

Distributed By: Kendall Motor Oil c/o Phillips 66 Company, Houston, TX

Purchased at: Cheyenne, WY

Date of purchase: 4/11/2016


Website(s): www.kendallmotoroils.com

Test Results and Assessment:

The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories.

bottle icon Physical Properties pass
Elemental Analysis pass
Labeling warning

Note: Although laboratory tests alone cannot be used to establish if engine oil meets an API Service Category, they can be used to determine if it doesn't.

PHYSICAL TESTS (click for test details) - a Standard Kendall w/ Liquid Titanium
TBN, mg KOH/g (ASTM D2896) 8.04
Viscosity @ 100ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 12.5 to <16.3 15.92
Viscosity @40ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 113.02
Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270) 150
Viscosity @-25ºC mPa s (cP) (ASTM D5293) 7,000 Max 6,560
Volatility, mass % loss, 1 hr, @ 250ºC (ASTM D5800) 15 Max -c 12.5
ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS (click for test details) - a, b
Calcium 2,368
Magnesium 10
Phosphorus, ppm 600 Min 792
Zinc, ppm 844
Molybdenum,  ppm 18
Barium, ppm <1
Boron, ppm 200
Silicon, ppm 6
Potassium, ppm <5
Manganese, ppm <1
Titanium, ppm 98
Copper, ppm <1
Sodium, ppm <5
Vanadium, ppm <1
Silver, ppm <1
Aluminum, ppm 3
Chromium, ppm <1
Iron, ppm <1
Nickel, ppm <1
Lead, ppm <1
Antimony, ppm <1
Tin, ppm <1
  1. Standards, shown in yellow are established by API, SAE and others.
  2. Test Method for metal analysis is ASTM D5185.
  3. This specification is expressed to two significant figures, therefore results up to 15.5 are considered on specification.