ASTM WK46643

    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

    Correct the non-SI unit weight loss, now in ten Pass-Fail limits, to the correct SI term mass loss. Also, include weight loss exception statements in the Scopes of D6709 and in D4485 (for the D6709 entry). Separately, delete the last sentence in Footnote C in the SM category in the Appendix referring to GF-4 limits that are no longer published.


    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


    D02 (14-06)

    Ballot Item Approved as D4485-2014 and Pending Publication