ASTM D7217 - 11

    Standard Test Method for Determining Extreme Pressure Properties of Solid Bonded Films Using a High-Frequency, Linear-Oscillation (SRV) Test Machine

    Active Standard ASTM D7217 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.L0

    Book of Standards Volume: 05.04


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    Significance and Use

    This laboratory test method can be used to quickly determine extreme pressure properties of parts coated with solid bonded films at selected temperatures specified for use in unlubricated applications where high-speed vibrational or start-stop motions are present with high Hertzian point contact. This test method has found wide application in qualifying solid bonded films used in automotive door lock mechanisms, hinge joints, bolts, and in aerospace. This test method is a material and application oriented approach for characterizing the tribological behaviour using random, discrete and constant parameter combinations Users of this test method should determine whether results correlate with field performance or other applications.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers a procedure for determining extreme pressure properties of solid bonded films under high-frequency linear-oscillation motion using the SRV test machine.

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

    1.3 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.


    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

    A295/A295M Specification for High-Carbon Anti-Friction Bearing Steel

    D2510 Test Method for Adhesion of Solid Film Lubricants

    D4175 Terminology Relating to Petroleum, Petroleum Products, and Lubricants

    D5706 Test Method for Determining Extreme Pressure Properties of Lubricating Greases Using a High-Frequency, Linear-Oscillation (SRV) Test Machine

    D7421 Test Method for Determining Extreme Pressure Properties of Lubricating Oils Using High-Frequency, Linear-Oscillation (SRV) Test Machine

    E45 Test Methods for Determining the Inclusion Content of Steel

    G40 Terminology Relating to Wear and Erosion


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 21.260 (Lubrication systems); 75.100 (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 15120000(Lubricants and oils and greases and anti corrosives)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D7217-11

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D7217-11, Standard Test Method for Determining Extreme Pressure Properties of Solid Bonded Films Using a High-Frequency, Linear-Oscillation (SRV) Test Machine, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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