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ASTM D6080

Standard Practice for Defining the Viscosity Characteristics of Hydraulic Fluids

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 10 January 1997
Status: inactive
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Hydraulic fluids): 75.120
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1. Scope

1.1 This practice is applicable to all hydraulic fluids based either on petroleum, synthetic, or naturally-occurring base stocks. It is not intended for water-containing hydraulic fluids.

1.2 For determination of viscosities at low temperature, this practice uses millipascal·second (mPa·s) as the unit of viscosity. For reference, 1 mPa·s is equivalent to 1 centipoise (cP). For determination of viscosities at high temperature, this practice uses millimetre squared per second (mm2/s) as the unit of kinematic viscosity. For reference, 1 mm2/s is equivalent to 1 centistoke (cSt).

1.3 This practice is applicable to fluids ranging in kinematic viscosity from about 4 to 150 mm2/s as measured at a reference temperature of 40°C and to temperatures from −50 to +16°C for a fluid viscosity of 750 mPa·s.

NOTE 1--Fluids of lesser or greater viscosity than the range described in 1.3 are seldom used as hydraulic fluids. Any mathematical extrapolation of the system to either higher or lower viscosity grades may not be appropriate. Any need to expand the system should be evaluated on its own merit.

Document History

October 1, 2018
Standard Practice for Defining the Viscosity Characteristics of Hydraulic Fluids
This practice covers all hydraulic fluids based either on petroleum, synthetic, or naturally-occurring base stocks. It is not intended for water-containing hydraulic fluids. For determination of...
June 1, 2018
Standard Practice for Defining the Viscosity Characteristics of Hydraulic Fluids
This practice covers all hydraulic fluids based either on petroleum, synthetic, or naturally-occurring base stocks. It is not intended for water-containing hydraulic fluids. For determination of...
November 1, 2012
Standard Practice for Defining the Viscosity Characteristics of Hydraulic Fluids
This practice covers all hydraulic fluids based either on petroleum, synthetic, or naturally-occurring base stocks. It is not intended for water-containing hydraulic fluids.  For determination of...
June 1, 2012
Standard Practice for Defining the Viscosity Characteristics of Hydraulic Fluids
This practice covers all hydraulic fluids based either on petroleum, synthetic, or naturally-occurring base stocks. It is not intended for water-containing hydraulic fluids. For determination of...
May 1, 2010
Standard Practice for Defining the Viscosity Characteristics of Hydraulic Fluids
This practice covers all hydraulic fluids based either on petroleum, synthetic, or naturally-occurring base stocks. It is not intended for water-containing hydraulic fluids. For determination of...
January 10, 1997
Standard Practice for Defining the Viscosity Characteristics of Hydraulic Fluids
This practice covers all hydraulic fluids based either on petroleum, synthetic, or naturally-occurring base stocks. It is not intended for water-containing hydraulic fluids. For determination of...
January 10, 1997
Standard Practice for Defining the Viscosity Characteristics of Hydraulic Fluids
This practice is applicable to all hydraulic fluids based either on petroleum, synthetic, or naturally-occurring base stocks. It is not intended for water-containing hydraulic fluids. For...
ASTM D6080
January 10, 1997
Standard Practice for Defining the Viscosity Characteristics of Hydraulic Fluids
1. Scope 1.1 This practice is applicable to all hydraulic fluids based either on petroleum, synthetic, or naturally-occurring base stocks. It is not intended for water-containing hydraulic fluids....
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