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Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Corrosiveness of Diesel Engine Oil at 135 degrees C

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Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Corrosiveness of Diesel Engine Oil at 135 °C
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Scope

1.1 This test method covers testing diesel engine lubricants to determine their tendency to corrode various metals, specifically alloys of lead and copper commonly used in cam followers and bearings.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

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

5.1 This test method is intended to simulate the corrosion process of non-ferrous metals in diesel lubricants. The corrosion process under investigation is that believed to be induced primarily by inappropriate lubricant chemistry rather than lubricant degradation or contamination. This test method has been found to correlate with an extensive fleet database containing corrosion-induced cam and bearing failures.3

Keywords

corrosion; diesel engine; lubricant

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

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

To find similar documents by classification:

75.100 (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products Including mineral oils, fluids for metal working and for temporary protection against corrosion Lubrication systems, see 21.260 Insulating oils, see 29.035.40)

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Document Number

ASTM-D6594-14

Revision Level

2014 EDITION

Status

Superseded

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

June 1, 2014

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

8 pages

Committee Number

D02.B0.02