ASTM WK39291

    Revision of D4485 - 11c Standard Specification for Performance of Active API Service Category Engine Oils

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    Active Standard: D4485 - 15a

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.B0 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    (1) Revise oil consumption limit in the specification from present SI unit (g/MJ) to the non-SI unit (g/kWh) that is used in the test method report, and one that the industry is more familiar with (2) Include revised SI unit in parentheses after the g/kWh unit, as a secondary unit, to accede to the ASTM Board dictum (3) Correct a footnote error


    automotive; engine oil; engine oil categories; engine oil test methods; heavy-duty engine; internal combustion engine; light duty engine ; Chemical Manufacturers Association (CMA); Construction equipment engines; Crankcase oils; Farm engines; Fuel oils--specifications; Heavy-duty engines; Industrial petroleum products; Internal combustion engines; Lawn mowers; Light duty engine service--specifications; Lubricants (fluid)--specifications; Lubricating oils--specifications; Ocean-going vessels; Off-highway equipment; Oils; Outboard motors; Performance--petroleum products/applications; Petroleum products--specifications; Railroad locomotive engines; Snowmobiles; Trucks; Vans; Marine environments; API (American Petroleum Institute); Automotive engine fuels/oils--specifications; Buses; Motorcycles; 1M-PC multiple test programs; MTAC (multiple test acceptance criteria); Multiple test programs;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Lyle Bowman


    COS (14-06)

    Ballot Item Approved as D4485-2015A and Pending Publication