ASTM-D972 Standard Test Method for Evaporation Loss of Lubricating Greases and Oils

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Scope

1.1 This test method covers the determination of the loss in mass by evaporation of lubricating greases and oils for applications where evaporation loss is a factor. Evaporation loss data can be obtained at any temperature in the range from 100 °C to 150 °C (210 °F to 300 °F).

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard.

1.2.1 Exception—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.

Keywords

evaporation; grease; oil; oil bath; rotameter; volatiles ;; ICS Number Code 75.100 (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

05.01 (Petroleum Products and Lubricants (I): D56 - D3710)

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-D972-16

Revision Level

2016 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

May 15, 2016

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

5 pages

Committee Number

D02.G0.03