Electrical spikes, as indicated by a sharp deviation and sharp return to baseline in the graphs for both pressure and temperature are an fairly common occurrence, and according to the method as written, are cause for rerunning the test. These excursions are not reflective of what is physically happening during the run, and should not be cause for aborting the test. This ballot will make allowances for these electrical excursions.
Keywordsevaporation loss of lubricants; Noack volatility; volatility of lubricants; Evaporation loss; Lubricating oils; Noack method;
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