ASTM G163-99

    Standard Guide for Digital Data Acquisition in Wear and Friction Measurements


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide is intended to provide general guidance in applying hardware and software to digitally acquire wear and friction data in laboratory test systems. It points out important considerations in such data acquisition. It does not make specific recommendations or discuss specific details regarding commercial hardware or software.

    1.2 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.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    G40 Terminology Relating to Wear and Erosion

    G77 Test Method for Ranking Resistance of Materials to Sliding Wear Using Block-on-Ring Wear Test

    G83 Test Method for Wear Testing with a Crossed-Cylinder Apparatus

    G99 Test Method for Wear Testing with a Pin-on-Disk Apparatus

    G115 Guide for Measuring and Reporting Friction Coefficients

    G118 Guide for Recommended Format of Wear Test Data Suitable for Databases


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 19.060 (Mechanical testing)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 41114625(Wear testers)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/G0163-99

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    Citation Format

    ASTM G163-99, Standard Guide for Digital Data Acquisition in Wear and Friction Measurements, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1999, www.astm.org

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