ASTM International - ASTM D972-97

Standard Test Method for Evaporation Loss of Lubricating Greases and Oils

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 10 April 2002
Status: historical
Page Count: 4
ICS Code (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products): 75.100
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 to 150°C (210 to 300°F).

1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units shall be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents of the other; therefore each system must be used independently of the other, without combining values in any way.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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.

Document History

April 1, 2016
Standard Test Method for Evaporation Loss of Lubricating Greases and Oils
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May 1, 2008
Standard Test Method for Evaporation Loss of Lubricating Greases and Oils
The loss of volatile materials from greases and oils can adversely effect the original performance characteristics of a lubricant and therefore could be a significant factor in evaluating a lubricant...
ASTM D972-97
April 10, 2002
Standard Test Method for Evaporation Loss of Lubricating Greases and Oils
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...
April 10, 2002
Standard Test Method for Evaporation Loss of Lubricating Greases and Oils
The loss of volatile materials from greases and oils can adversely effect the original performance characteristics of a lubricant and therefore could be a significant factor in evaluating a lubricant...
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