ASTM D6710 - 02(2012)

    Standard Guide for Evaluation of Hydrocarbon-Based Quench Oil

    Active Standard ASTM D6710 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.L0.06

    Book of Standards Volume: 05.03


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    Significance and Use

    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 6. Use the most recent editions of the test methods.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide covers information without specific limits, for selecting standard test methods for testing hydrocarbon-based quench oils for quality and 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 limitations prior to its 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

    D91 Test Method for Precipitation Number of Lubricating Oils

    D92 Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester

    D94 Test Methods for Saponification Number of Petroleum Products

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

    D189 Test Method for Conradson Carbon Residue of Petroleum Products

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

    D482 Test Method for Ash from Petroleum Products

    D524 Test Method for Ramsbottom Carbon Residue of Petroleum Products

    D664 Test Method for Acid Number of Petroleum Products by Potentiometric Titration

    D974 Test Method for Acid and Base Number by Color-Indicator Titration

    D1298 Test Method for Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), or API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products by Hydrometer Method

    D4052 Test Method for Density, Relative Density, and API Gravity of Liquids by Digital Density Meter

    D4530 Test Method for Determination of Carbon Residue (Micro Method)

    D6200 Test Method for Determination of Cooling Characteristics of Quench Oils by Cooling Curve Analysis

    D6304 Test Method for Determination of Water in Petroleum Products, Lubricating Oils, and Additives by Coulometric Karl Fischer Titration

    ISO Standards

    ISO9950 Industrial Quenching OilsDetermination of Cooling CharacteristicsNickel-Alloy Probe Test Method, 1995-95-01


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.040.10 (Insulating oils)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 15121525(Quenching oils)


    DOI: 10.1520/D6710-02R12

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