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ASTM International - ASTM D6184-14

Standard Test Method for Oil Separation from Lubricating Grease (Conical Sieve Method)

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 December 2014
Status: inactive
Page Count: 4
significance And Use:

5.1 When lubricating grease separates oil, the residual material may change in consistency, which can affect the ability of the product to function as designed. Test results obtained with this... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method covers the determination of the tendency of lubricating grease to separate oil at an elevated temperature. This test method shall be conducted at 100°C for 30 h unless other conditions are required by the grease specification.

1.2 This test method is suitable for use with most all greases, but the test precision was established using greases having a worked penetration (Test Methods D217) greater than 220 (NLGI No. 3 grade) and less than 340 (NLGI No. 1 grade).

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The term 60 mesh was originally described in the now withdrawn E437 standard. It is used to describe the wire mesh because there is no exact metric equivalent.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

May 1, 2017
Standard Test Method for Oil Separation from Lubricating Grease (Conical Sieve Method)
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the tendency of lubricating grease to separate oil at an elevated temperature. This test method shall be conducted at 100 °C for 30 h unless other...
September 1, 2016
Standard Test Method for Oil Separation from Lubricating Grease (Conical Sieve Method)
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the tendency of lubricating grease to separate oil at an elevated temperature. This test method shall be conducted at 100 °C for 30 h unless other...
ASTM D6184-14
December 1, 2014
Standard Test Method for Oil Separation from Lubricating Grease (Conical Sieve Method)
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the tendency of lubricating grease to separate oil at an elevated temperature. This test method shall be conducted at 100°C for 30 h unless other...
November 1, 2005
Standard Test Method for Oil Separation from Lubricating Grease (Conical Sieve Method) (Withdrawn 2014)
When a lubricating grease separates oil, the residual material changes in consistency, which can affect the ability of the product to function as designed. Test results obtained with this procedure...
June 10, 1998
Standard Test Method for Oil Separation from Lubricating Grease (Conical Sieve Method)
1.1 This test method is used to determine the tendency of lubricating grease to separate oil at an elevated temperature. This test method shall be conducted to a 100°C for 30 h unless other...
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