ASTM D2510 - 94(2012)

    Standard Test Method for Adhesion of Solid Film Lubricants

    Active Standard ASTM D2510 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.L0

    Book of Standards Volume: 05.01


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    ASTM D2510

    Significance and Use

    Effective solid film lubricant coatings must adhere to surfaces to provide adequate lubrication in applications with restricted access where fluid lubricants cannot easily be replenished. Loss of coating adhesion results in metal to metal contact causing significant wear of contacting surfaces. Adhesion is critical to the performance of the solid film lubricant. Examples of solid film lubricant applications include fasteners, bearings and sliding members in automotive, aircraft, and aerospace hardware.

    This test method is intended to determine the adhesion of solid film lubricant coatings when submitted to contact with water and other fluids. Results of this test provide an indication of the suitability of the lubricant coating in applications where contact with water or other fluids is likely.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the adhesion characteristics of dry solid film lubricants.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are provided for information only.

    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

    B209M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate (Metric)

    D1000 Test Methods for Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive-Coated Tapes Used for Electrical and Electronic Applications

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water

    D1730 Practices for Preparation of Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Surfaces for Painting

    D3330/D3330M Test Method for Peel Adhesion of Pressure-Sensitive Tape

    F22 Test Method for Hydrophobic Surface Films by the Water-Break Test

    U.S. Military Specification

    MIL-L-46010


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 75.100 (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 15120000(Lubricants and oils and greases and anti corrosives)


    DOI: 10.1520/D2510-94R12

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