Standard Practice for Cleaning, Flushing, and Purification of Petroleum Fluid Hydraulic Systems
|Publication Date:||27 October 1989|
|ICS Code (Fluid power systems in general):||23.100.01|
1.1 This practice is intended to aid the equipment manufacturer, the installer, the oil supplier and the operator in coordinating their efforts towards obtaining and maintaining clean petroleum fluid hydraulic systems. Of necessity, this practice is generalized due to variations in the type of equipment, builder's practices, and operating conditions. Constant vigilance is required throughout all phases of design, fabrication, installation, flushing, testing, and operation of hydraulic systems to minimize and reduce the presence of contaminants and to obtain optimum system reliability.
1.2 This practice is presented in the following sequence:
1.3 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.