1.1 This standard test method extracts insoluble contaminants from a sample of in-service turbine oil onto a patch and the color of the membrane patch is analyzed by a spectrophotometer. The results are reported as a E value, within the CIE LAB scale. 1.2 This standard is not appropriate for turbine oils with dyes. 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.
Turbine Oil, Varnish, Membrane Patch Colorimetry
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.
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