Active Standard ASTM D6138 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.G0.06
Book of Standards Volume: 05.03
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Significance and Use
5.1 This test method is used to assess the ability of grease to prevent corrosion in rolling bearings operated in the presence of distilled water, sodium chloride solution, or synthetic sea water. It is used for development and specification purposes.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
ISO StandardsISO 15 Rolling bearings - Radial bearings - Boundary dimensions - General plan ISO 3696 Water for analytical laboratory use - Specifications and test methods ISO 7120 Petroleum products and lubricants - Petroleum oils and other fluids - Determination of rust-preventing characteristics in the presence of water
D217 Test Methods for Cone Penetration of Lubricating Grease
D665 Test Method for Rust-Preventing Characteristics of Inhibited Mineral Oil in the Presence of Water
D1193 Specification for Reagent Water
ICS Number Code 75.100 (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products)
UNSPSC Code 15121900(Greases)