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Standard Test Method for Corrosiveness of Lubricating Fluid to Bimetallic Couple

ASTM-D6547 - 2000 R05 EDITION - SUPERSEDED
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Standard Test Method for Corrosiveness of Lubricating Fluid to Bimetallic Couple
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Scope

1.1 This test method covers the corrosiveness of hydraulic and lubricating fluids to a bimetallic galvanic couple.

Note 1—This test method replicates Fed-Std No. 791, Method 5322.2. It utilizes the same apparatus, test conditions, and evaluation criteria, but it describes test procedures more explicitly.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Significance and Use

Corrosiveness of a fluid to a bimetallic couple is one of the properties used to evaluate hydraulic or lubricating fluids. It is an indicator of the compatibility of a fluid with a brass on steel galvanic couple at ambient temperature and 50 % relative humidity.

Keywords

galvanic corrosion; hydraulic fluids; copper corrosion; corrosion; ICS Number Code 75.120 (Hydraulic fluids)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

05.03 (Petroleum Products and Lubricants (III): D6138 - D6971)

To find similar documents by classification:

75.120 (Hydraulic fluids Fluid power systems, see 23.100)

To find similar documents by Federal Supply Class Code:

FSC 9150 (Cutting, Lubricating, and Hydraulic)

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Document Number

ASTM-D6547-00(2005)

Revision Level

2000 R05 EDITION

Status

Superseded

Modification Type

Reapproval

Publication Date

May 1, 2005

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

3 pages

Committee Number

D02.N0