Standard Test Method for Foaming Characteristics of Lubricating OilsTranslate name
STANDARD published on 15.4.2018
Designation standards: ASTM D892-18
Publication date standards: 15.4.2018
The number of pages: 10
Approximate weight : 30 g (0.07 lbs)
Country: American technical standard
Category: Technical standards ASTM
foam (foaming),, ICS Number Code 75.100 (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products)
|Significance and Use|
5.1 The tendency of oils to foam can be a serious problem in systems such as high-speed gearing, high-volume pumping, and splash lubrication. Inadequate lubrication, cavitation, and overflow loss of lubricant can lead to mechanical failure. This test method is used in the evaluation of oils for such operating conditions.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the foaming characteristics of lubricating oils at 24 °C and 93.5 °C. Means of empirically rating the foaming tendency and the stability of the foam are described.
1.2 1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses after SI units are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.4 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. 1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
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