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Stakeholders Invited to Discuss Standards for In-Service Oil

Members of ASTM Committee D02 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants initiated plans for new standards on the analysis and monitoring of in-service oil in San Diego in June.

Stakeholders are invited to the committee’s next meeting, Thurs., Dec. 6, 8:30-11:00 a.m. at the Fontainebleau Hilton Resort and Towers in Miami Beach, Fla. The meeting will address results of the In-Service Diesel Oil/Inter-lab Cross Check Program and standards development priorities. Participation is sought from individuals proficient in oil-condition monitoring and in-service oil evaluation.

At the June meeting, Committee D02 formed Subcommittee D02.96 to develop standard terminology, test methods, and other activities related to in-service lubricants. Among 20 in attendance, Garry M. Basilone of UEC Laboratories, Monroeville, Pa., agreed to serve as subcommittee chairman; Bryan Johnson, Arizona Public Service, Tonopah, Ariz., as vice-chairman; and Wendell Barton, ExxonMobil Marine Lubricants, Waller, Texas, as secretary.

For further details, contact Garry M. Basilone, UEC Laboratories, Monroeville, Pa. (phone: 412/825-2570). Committee D02 meets Dec. 2-7 in Miami Beach, Fla. For meeting or membership details, contact Dave Bradley, manager, ASTM Technical Committee Operations (phone: 610/832-9681). //

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