ASTM D7755 - 11

    Standard Practice for Determining the Wear Volume on Standard Test Pieces Used by High-Frequency, Linear-Oscillation (SRV) Test Machine

    Active Standard ASTM D7755 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.L0

    Book of Standards Volume: 05.04


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    Significance and Use

    The determination of the wear volume becomes in tribological testing a key element, as it is more discriminative than the wear scar diameter, because an optically visible wear scar diameter may or may not indicate wear on the surface of the ball and the wear track as an irreversible loss of material. Users of this test method should determine whether results correlate with field performance or other applications.

    Note 3—It is believed, that tactile stylus tip profilometer determines the most realistic figure and are more frequent in use, than it can be achieved by optical profilometers operating in a non-contacting mode.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers a procedure for determining the wear volume WV of wear scars and tracks on test pieces tribologically stresses under high-frequency, linear-oscillation motion using a SRV test machine by means of stylus tip profilometry.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    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

    D2714 Test Method for Calibration and Operation of the Falex Block-on-Ring Friction and Wear Testing Machine

    D2782 Test Method for Measurement of Extreme-Pressure Properties of Lubricating Fluids (Timken Method)

    D3702 Test Method for Wear Rate and Coefficient of Friction of Materials in Self-Lubricated Rubbing Contact Using a Thrust Washer Testing Machine

    D4175 Terminology Relating to Petroleum, Petroleum Products, and Lubricants

    D5620 Test Method for Evaluating Thin Film Fluid Lubricants in a Drain and Dry Mode Using a Pin and Vee Block Test Machine

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

    D5707 Test Method for Measuring Friction and Wear Properties of Lubricating Grease Using a High-Frequency, Linear-Oscillation (SRV) Test Machine

    D6425 Test Method for Measuring Friction and Wear Properties of Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricating Oils Using SRV Test Machine

    DIN Standards

    DINENISO13565-2:1998 Geometrical Product Specifications (GPS) - Surface texture: Profile method; Surfaces having stratified functional properties - Part 2: Height characterization using linear material ratio curve (replaces of DIN 4776:1990: Measurement of surface roughness; parameters RK, RPK, RVK, Mr1, Mr2 for the description of the material portion)


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 15121902(Grease)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D7755-11

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D7755-11, Standard Practice for Determining the Wear Volume on Standard Test Pieces Used by High-Frequency, Linear-Oscillation (SRV) Test Machine, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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