Chempol Products

CHEMPOL 5540M Over Based Magnesium Sulfonate


CHEMPOL 5540M is a general-purpose 400 TBN over-based magnesium sulfonate typically used as a detergent and rust inhibitor in crankcase lubricants. CHEMPOL 5540M applications include automotive, diesel and stationary diesel lubricants. Nominal dosages would range from 0.5 to 5.0 wt % of the finished lubricant. CHEMPOL 5540M is compatible with most mineral base oils, white oils, and synthetic base stocks.


Typical Characteristics

Property Method Value
Magnesium, wt. % ASTM D 5185 9.3
Magnesium Sulfonate, wt. % Calculated 28
Total Base Number ASTM D 2896 395
Water, wt. % ASTM D 1364 0.4
Viscosity @ 100°C cSt ASTM D 445 150
Flash Point, COC °C ASTM D 92 220
Specific Gravity 15°C ASTM D 4052 1.110
Colour (dilute) ASTM D 6045 5.0
Sulfur, wt% ASTM D 4294 2.00

Product Packaging

Bulk, Drum.

Handling/ Precaution

When handling this product a MAXIMUM temperature of 60°C should be observed for storage, unloading and blending. However, it is strongly recommended that for long-term storage the temperature should not exceed 50°C. For detailed data, please refer to the relevant MSDS.