ASTM WK71280

    Revision of D8165 - 19a Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Load-Carrying Capacity of Lubricants Used in Hypoid Final-Drive Axles Operated under Low-Speed and High-Torque Conditions

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    Active Standard: D8165 - 20

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.B0.03 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager



    abrasive wear; adhesive wear; bearing failure; final drive axle; gear; gear failure; hypoid axle; L-37-1; lubricants; surface fatigue;;


    During an July 12, 2019 Conference Call Meeting, the surveillance Panel agreed to approve Dana hardware used for D6121 testing (L37 test) for use in the D8165 (L-37-1) electric test rig. Accompanying this change are several revisions to the D8165 procedure to clarify what hardware is considered approved for test use. In concurrence, the Gleason lubrited hardware was approved with TMC memo 19-040 on October 1st. The part number for this hardware is being added to the D8165 procedure with this information letter.

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    Technical Contact:
    Frank Farber


    D02 (20-01)

    Ballot Item Approved as D8165-2020 and Pending Publication