ASTM International - ASTM D6224-98
Standard Practice for In-Service Monitoring of Lubricating Oil for Auxiliary Power Plant Equipment
|Publication Date:||10 January 1998|
|ICS Code (Generating sets):||29.160.40|
|ICS Code (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products):||75.100|
1.1 This practice covers the requirements for the effective monitoring of mineral oil and phosphate ester fluid lubricating oils in service auxiliary (non turbine) equipment used for power generation. Auxiliary equipment covered includes gears, hydraulic systems, diesel engines, pumps, compressors, and electrohydraulic control (EHC) systems. It includes sampling and testing schedules and recommended action steps, as well as information on how oils degrade.