ASTM WK40245

    Revision of D7686 - 11 Standard Test Method for Field-Based Condition Monitoring of Soot in In-Service Lubricants Using a Fixed-Filter Infrared (IR) Instrument

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    Active Standard: D7686 - 11

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.96 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    The item is being revised to include a full ILS with an appropriate precision statement. Also, a statement that oil diluted with diesel or biodiesel up to 15% does not affect the nominal concentration reading will be added.


    condition monitoring; diesel engine oil; hydrocarbon-based lubricants; infrared; in-service petroleum lubricants; IR; lubricants; oils; soot;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Mitchell Myers

    Draft Under Development