Petroleum, Oil and Lubricant

  • Distillation at Atmospheric Pressure

To determine quantitatively the boiling range characteristics of petroleum products using automated distillation apparatus.


  • Kinematic Viscosity

To determine the kinematic viscosity of petroleum products. The viscosity is reported at one of two temperatures, either 40°C (100°F) or 100°C (212°F).

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  • Measurement of Fuel System Icing Inhibitors (Ether Type)

To measure the concentration of Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether (Di-EGME) in aviation fuels.

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  • Water Reaction

To determine the presence of water-miscible components in aviation turbine fuels, and the effect of these components on volume change and on the fuel-water interface.

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  • Particulate Contamination

To gravimetrically determine the amount of particulate contaminant in a sample of aviation turbine fuel by filtration.

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  • Corrosiveness to Copper from Petroleum Products by Copper Strip Test

To determine the corrosiveness to copper of petroleum product.

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Maritime Platform Surveillance

  • Vibration Measurement And Analysis

Vibration measurement and analysis on ship machinery and structure.


  • Noise Level Measurement

Measurement of surrounding noise level.


  • Material Acoustic Properties Test

Sound absorption coefficients and impedance test.



  • Radiography

Radiographic testing on the welded part or location on ship structure to identify defects or discontinuities.


  • Magnetic Particles

Test to identify defects or discontinuities on on welded structures constructed based on ferromagnetic materials such as iron, nickel and cobalt.


  • Dye Penetrant

Testing to identify surface defects such as crack on components and structures which due to cyclic loading or fatigue effects.


  • Thickness Measurement

Test to identify hull thickness.



  • Material Composition Determination (Metal/Alloy)

Determination of material compositions by elemental analysis for solid, powder or liquid samples.

Tools :
- Atomic Absorption Spectrometer Hitachi Zeeman.
- Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer (WDXRF) Bruker S4 Pioneer.

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  • Material Microscopic Analysis (Microstructure, Metallurgy)

Microstructure analysis of materials through micrography sampling procedures. The purpose is to identify the type of alloy, material defect, material failure source etc.

Tool :
- Image Analyzer AxioVision.

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  • Topographical Analysis (Confocal LSM)

Characterization of the material through surface topographic features (Eg: Corrosion Classification). Using laser source at a certain wavelength to ensure the accuracy of the surface observation. Using 2D & 3D imaging.

Tool :
- Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope (CLSM).

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  • Micro-Hardness Testing (Vickers)

Hardness tests for metal/alloys, paints, wires, cables.

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  • Material Electrochemical Test & Analysis (Material Corr. Characterization, Electrochemical Impedance Spestroscopy)

Study on material behaviour against corrosion in marine environment.

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  • Material Failure Analysis

Identify the causes of component/material failure in the field and laboratory. Non and Destructive testing covers microscopy (microstructure, morphology and topographical testing), mechanical testing (hardness, tensile and electrochemical testing.

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  • Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Test

Inspection of indoor air quality at closed space environment (building/vessel) to monitor and ensure the quality of healthy environment for employees/members/staff.

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  • Scratch Tester

Material testing: To determine the capability of coating or the surface of the modified material - scratch, critical load (brittle and hard coating), working load (soft coating) and coating-substrate.

Scratch Tester

  • Wear Tester (POD)

Mechanical test material: To determine the material's capability/durability on friction and wear surface of the material/coating.

Wear Tester

  • Accelerated Surface Area & Porosimetry (ASAP) Test

Material surface characterization, porosity rate, chemical properties of chemisorption or physisorption.

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  • Wear Metal Analysis

Determination of metal elements dissolved or suspended as fine particles in petroleum-based products.

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For more detailed information, please contact:

Puan Noor Shahida Binti Azmi

Telephone: 605-6810 602