ASTM D5760 - 13

    Standard Specification for Performance of Manual Transmission Gear Lubricants

    Active Standard ASTM D5760 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.B0.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 05.02


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    Abstract

    This specification provides a list of test methods and acceptance criteria for determining the performance acceptability of gear lubricants used in nonsynchronized heavy duty manual transmission (MT-1). The test methods listed here shall be able to examine the following properties of the gear lubricants: viscosity increase; pentane insolubles; toluene insolubles; carbon/varnish rating; sludge rating; hardness and volume change, and elongation of polyacrylate and fluoroelastomer; falling load stage; and foam tendency.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification lists the test methods and acceptance criteria for determining the acceptability of lubricants used in nonsynchronized heavy duty manual transmissions.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.


    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

    D130 Test Method for Corrosiveness to Copper from Petroleum Products by Copper Strip Test

    D892 Test Method for Foaming Characteristics of Lubricating Oils

    D5182 Test Method for Evaluating the Scuffing Load Capacity of Oils (FZG Visual Method)

    D5579 Test Method for Evaluating the Thermal Stability of Manual Transmission Lubricants in a Cyclic Durability Test

    D5662 Test Method for Determining Automotive Gear Oil Compatibility with Typical Oil Seal Elastomers

    D5704 Test Method for Evaluation of the Thermal and Oxidative Stability of Lubricating Oils Used for Manual Transmissions and Final Drive Axles

    Federal Standards

    FederalStandardNo.79 Compatibility Characteristics of Universal Gear Lubricants

    FederalStandardNo.79 Storage Solubility Characteristics of Universal Gear Lubricants

    SAE Publications

    SAEJ2360 Lubricating Oil, Gear Multipurpose (Metric) Military Use


    ICS Code

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

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 15121503(Gear oil)


    DOI: 10.1520/D5760

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