ASTM D3336 - 05(2010)

    Standard Test Method for Life of Lubricating Greases in Ball Bearings at Elevated Temperatures

    Active Standard ASTM D3336 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.G0.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 05.01

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    Significance and Use

    This test method can be used to evaluate the ability of grease to provide adequate lubrication for extended periods of ball bearings operating under light loads at high speeds and elevated temperatures.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the evaluation of the performance of lubricating greases in ball bearings operating under light loads at high speeds and elevated temperatures.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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. For specific warning statements, see 8.1.

    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

    A600 Specification for Tool Steel High Speed

    ICS Code

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

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 15121902(Grease); 31171504(Ball bearings)

    DOI: 10.1520/D3336-05R10

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