ASTM D6666 - 04(2014)

    Standard Guide for Evaluation of Aqueous Polymer Quenchants

    Active Standard ASTM D6666 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.L0.06

    Book of Standards Volume: 05.03


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 The significance and use of each test method will depend on the system in use and the purpose of the test method listed under Section 7. Use the most recent editions of the test methods.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide provides information, without specific limits, for selecting standard test methods for testing aqueous polymer quenchants for initial qualification, determining quality, and the effect of aging.

    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 requirements 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

    D95 Test Method for Water in Petroleum Products and Bituminous Materials by Distillation

    D445 Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids (and Calculation of Dynamic Viscosity)

    D892 Test Method for Foaming Characteristics of Lubricating Oils

    D1744 Test Method for Determination of Water in Liquid Petroleum Products by Karl Fischer Reagent

    D1747 Test Method for Refractive Index of Viscous Materials

    D1796 Test Method for Water and Sediment in Fuel Oils by the Centrifuge Method (Laboratory Procedure)

    D2624 Test Methods for Electrical Conductivity of Aviation and Distillate Fuels

    D3519 Test Method for Foam in Aqueous Media (Blender Test)

    D3601 Test Method for Foam In Aqueous Media (Bottle Test)

    D3867 Test Methods for Nitrite-Nitrate in Water

    D4327 Test Method for Anions in Water by Suppressed Ion Chromatography

    D5296 Test Method for Molecular Weight Averages and Molecular Weight Distribution of Polystyrene by High Performance Size-Exclusion Chromatography

    D6482 Test Method for Determination of Cooling Characteristics of Aqueous Polymer Quenchants by Cooling Curve Analysis with Agitation (Tensi Method)

    D6549 Test Method for Determination of Cooling Characteristics of Quenchants by Cooling Curve Analysis with Agitation (Drayton Unit)

    E70 Test Method for pH of Aqueous Solutions With the Glass Electrode

    E979 Practice for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Agents as Preservatives for Invert Emulsion and Other Water Containing Hydraulic Fluids

    E2275 Practice for Evaluating Water-Miscible Metalworking Fluid Bioresistance and Antimicrobial Pesticide Performance


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 75.120 (Hydraulic fluids)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 15121525(Quenching oils)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D6666-04R14

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D6666-04(2014), Standard Guide for Evaluation of Aqueous Polymer Quenchants, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2014, www.astm.org

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