ASTM WK25881

    New Test Method for Corrosion Test for Extended Life Coolants in Glassware

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D15.06 | Committee D15 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    This test method covers a beaker-type procedure for evaluating the effects of extended service engine coolants on metal specimens under controlled accelerated aging laboratory conditions.

    Automotive manufacturers have responded to consumer demand for lower-maintenance vehicles by developing and adopting extended service engine coolants. There is a need to develop test methods that differentiate standard service capability from extended service capability in engine coolant formulations. This method, adapted from Asian OEM and JIS standards, offers a possible advancement to the glassware corrosion methodology that may be useful in achieving that objective.


    engine coolants; glassware corrosion test; extended life, extended service

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Edward Eaton, Sr.

    Draft Under Development