Standard Test Method for Cummins ISM Test
|Publication Date:||1 July 2020|
|ICS Code (Internal combustion engines):||27.020|
|ICS Code (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products):||75.100|
The test method covers a heavy-duty diesel engine test procedure conducted under high soot conditions to evaluate oil performance with regard to valve train wear, top ring wear, sludge deposits, and oil filter plugging in an EGR environment. This test method is commonly referred to as the Cummins ISM Test.2
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2 Until the next revision of this test method, the ASTM Test Monitoring Center will update changes in this test method by means of Information Letters. Information letters may be obtained from the ASTM Test Monitoring Center, 6555 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-4489, Attention: Administrator. This edition incorporates revisions in all information letters through No. 20-1.
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