ASTM WK42649

    Revision of D2596 - 10 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Extreme-Pressure Properties of Lubricating Grease (Four-Ball Method)

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    Active Standard: D2596 - 14

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.G0.04 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    Changes being made to align the this test for EP properties of grease with the D2783 test for fluid lubricants.


    extreme pressure; four-ball EP; grease; Hertz line; load-wear index; lubricating grease; weld point; EP (extreme-pressure) lubricants; Four-ball method; Lubricating grease; Pressure testing--petroleum products;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Michael Anderson

    Draft Under Development