ASTM D7898 - 14

    Standard Practice for Lubrication and Hydraulic Filter Debris Analysis (FDA) for Condition Monitoring of Machinery

    Active Standard ASTM D7898 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.96

    Book of Standards Volume: 05.04


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice is intended to cover the extraction, analysis, and information management pertaining to visible wear debris collected from oil system filters or debris retention screens. Further, it is intended that this practice be a practical reference for those involved in FDA.

    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

    D4175 Terminology Relating to Petroleum, Petroleum Products, and Lubricants

    D7684 Guide for Microscopic Characterization of Particles from In-Service Lubricants

    D7685 Practice for In-Line, Full Flow, Inductive Sensor for Ferromagnetic and Non-ferromagnetic Wear Debris Determination and Diagnostics for Aero-Derivative and Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine Bearings

    D7690 Practice for Microscopic Characterization of Particles from In-Service Lubricants by Analytical Ferrography

    D7720 Guide for Statistically Evaluating Measurand Alarm Limits when Using Oil Analysis to Monitor Equipment and Oil for Fitness and Contamination

    F316 Test Methods for Pore Size Characteristics of Membrane Filters by Bubble Point and Mean Flow Pore Test

    G40 Terminology Relating to Wear and Erosion

    Other Standards

    TTCP-AER-TP3-TR01-20 Guide for Filter Debris Analysis Published by the Technical Co-operation Program (TTCP), July 2010.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.100.60 (Filters, seals and contamination of fluids)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/D7898

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