ASTM D1611 - 12

    Standard Test Method for Corrosion Produced by Leather in Contact with Metal

    Active Standard ASTM D1611 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    Significance and Use

    The procedure is primarily intended to evaluate chrome leather intended for use in hydraulic systems under circumstances where metal corrosion is a serious factor. A high relative humidity is used for the purpose of accelerating the results.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the qualitative and quantitative determination of corrosion produced by leather in contact with metal. This test method does not apply to wet blue.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D91 Test Method for Precipitation Number of Lubricating Oils

    Military Standard

    MIL-H-6083 (latest revision) Hydraulic Fluid, Petroleum Base, for Preservation and Operation


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.140.30 (Leather and furs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/D1611-12

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