Active Standard ASTM D3705 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.L0
Book of Standards Volume: 05.01
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Significance and Use
This test provides a guide for evaluating the misting characteristics of oils for use in industrial mist lubrication systems. The degree of correlation between this test and service performance has not been fully determined.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the misting characteristics of lubricating fluids.
Note 1—This test method should not be used to evaluate fluids containing solid additives such as graphite.
1.2 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 Sections 6 and 7.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D91 Test Method for Precipitation Number of Lubricating Oils
D235 Specification for Mineral Spirits (Petroleum Spirits) (Hydrocarbon Dry Cleaning Solvent)
ICS Number Code 75.100 (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products)