ASTM International - ASTM D7721-17

Standard Practice for Determining the Effect of Fluid Selection on Hydraulic System or Component Efficiency

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 May 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 7
ICS Code (Hydraulic fluids): 75.120
significance And Use:

5.1 The purpose of a hydraulic fluid is to cool and lubricate fluid power components, as well as transmit power. This practice provides uniform guidelines for comparing fluids in terms of their... View More

scope:

1.1 This practice covers all hydraulic fluids.

1.2 This practice is applicable to both laboratory and field evaluations.

1.3 This practice provides guidelines for conducting hydraulic fluid evaluations. It does not prescribe a specific efficiency test methodology.

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

1.5 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.

1.6 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.

Document History

ASTM D7721-17
May 1, 2017
Standard Practice for Determining the Effect of Fluid Selection on Hydraulic System or Component Efficiency
1.1 This practice covers all hydraulic fluids. 1.2 This practice is applicable to both laboratory and field evaluations. 1.3 This practice provides guidelines for conducting hydraulic fluid...
June 1, 2011
Standard Practice for Determining the Effect of Fluid Selection on Hydraulic System or Component Efficiency
The purpose of a hydraulic fluid is to cool and lubricate fluid power components, as well as transmit power. Several standard test methods are available to measure the lubrication performance of...
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