The compatibility of rubbers against reference oils - IRM 901 (Formerly ASTM No. 1 oil) IRM 902 & IRM 903 is a common test called for in material specifications.

The tests are often used to indicate compatibility against lubricating oils and greases, but are also a valuable quality tool to ensure consistency in rubber formulation.
Stocks of oils available include:
  • IRM 901
  • IRM 902
  • IRM 903 (formerly referred to ASTM Oils No.1, No.2 & No.3).

Smithers has oils available in 5 litre or 25 litre containers.

Also available to order on request are IRM 905 & IRM 43 in 1 or 5 US gallon containers.

All Reference Oils are supplied with the relevant Health and Safety sheets and Certificates of Conformity.

For more information get in touch with one of our experts.