ASTM D3340-07

    Standard Test Method for Lithium and Sodium in Lubricating Greases by Flame Photometer (Withdrawn 2013)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM D3340-07 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.03

    WITHDRAWN, NO REPLACEMENT


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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This test method covers determination of the lithium and sodium content of lubricating greases by means of a flame photometer.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D02 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants, this test method was withdrawn in June 2013. This test method was withdrawn without replacement due to its limited use by industry.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers determination of the lithium and sodium content of lubricating greases by means of a flame photometer.

    1.2 A multi-element analysis method for greases, which includes the measurement of lithium and sodium concentrations using inductively couple plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy (ICP-AES), is available in Test Method D 7303.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.The preferred units are mass %.

    1.4 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

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water

    D6299 Practice for Applying Statistical Quality Assurance and Control Charting Techniques to Evaluate Analytical Measurement System Performance

    D6792 Practice for Quality System in Petroleum Products and Lubricants Testing Laboratories

    D7303 Test Method for Determination of Metals in Lubricating Greases by Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D3340-07

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D3340-07, Standard Test Method for Lithium and Sodium in Lubricating Greases by Flame Photometer (Withdrawn 2013), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2007, www.astm.org

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