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Smitty's Supply, Inc.

Company and Product Information

Corporate Office:
Smitty's Supply, Inc.
Roseland, LA 70456

Website(s): www.smittysinc.net

Smitty's Supply, Inc. manufactures and distributes lubricants and related products. The Company offers antifreeze, brake fluids, chemicals, gear oils, greases, heavy duty engine oils, power steering fluids, and synthetic oils.

Automatic Transmission Fluid


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.

SuperS Multi-Purpose D/M
Automatic Transmission Fluid

Product: SuperS Multi-Purpose D/M ATF
Labeled: "Suitable for use in transmissions requireing DEXRON® III or MERCON® performance levels."

Marketed by: Smitty's Supply, Inc., Roseland, LA

Purchased at: Manahawkin, NJ

Date of purchase: 5/25/2016


Website(s): www.smittysinc.net

Test Results and Assessment:

The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the requirements for Dexron III/Mercon.

bottle icon Physical Properties pass
Elemental Analysis pass
Labeling pass

Note: Although the laboratory tests conducted cannot alone be used to establish if an Automatic Transmission Fluid meets all of its labeled specifications, they can be used to determine if it doesn't.

PHYSICAL TESTS (click for test details) - a Standard SuperS
Flash Point in ºC (ASTM D92) 170/177 Min-c 191
Viscosity @ 100ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 6.8 Min 7.3
Viscosity @40ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 32.9
Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270) 196
Brookfield Viscosity @-40ºC mPa s (cP) 20,000 Max 14,600
ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS (click for test details) - a, b
Calcium 42
Magnesium 0
Phosphorus, ppm 99
Zinc, ppm 5
Molybdenum,  ppm 0
Barium, ppm 0
Boron, ppm 42
Silicon, ppm 2
Potassium, ppm 0
Manganese, ppm 0
Titanium, ppm 0
Copper, ppm 0
Sodium, ppm 1
Vanadium, ppm 0
Silver, ppm 0
Aluminum, ppm 1
Chromium, ppm 0
Iron, ppm 2
Nickel, ppm 0
Lead, ppm 0
Antimony, ppm 0
Tin, ppm 0
  1. Standards, shown in yellow are established by API, SAE and others.
  2. Test Method for metal analysis is ASTM D5185.
  3. Dexron® III, 170°C minimum, Mercon®, 177 °C minimum.