ASTM D3147 - 06(2013)

    Standard Test Method for Testing Stop-Leak Additives for Engine Coolants

    Active Standard ASTM D3147 | Developed by Subcommittee: D15.09

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.05


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    Significance and Use

    5.1 The screening procedures simulate the conditions of temperature, pressure, and circulation encountered in service. This test method will indicate whether a product is suitable for further evaluation in vehicles.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers screening procedures for the preliminary evaluation of leak-stopping materials intended for use in engine cooling systems. (Heavy-duty users are referred to X1.2.21 in Specification D4485 for additional information.)

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are 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. Specific warning statements are given in 10.1.


    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

    D1176 Practice for Sampling and Preparing Aqueous Solutions of Engine Coolants or Antirusts for Testing Purposes


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.100.45 (Refrigerants and antifreezes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12160000(Additives)


    DOI: 10.1520/D3147

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