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    Evaluation of Vickers V-104 and 20VQ5 Vane Pumps for ASTM D-2882 Wear Tests Using Water-Glycol Hydraulic Fluids

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    Work is currently underway within the ASTM D.02 N.07 “Hydraulic Fluid Testing” Committee to evaluate the potential of replacing the Vickers V-104 vane pump with a newer, more current model, 20VQ vane pump for use in an updated ASTM D-2882 and other national standards. All of the round robin work conducted within the committee thus far has involved the use of non-aqueous hydraulic oils. Although there are some significant inter-laboratory reproducibility problems, it appears that the overall ranking of the hydraulic oils by most laboratories appears to be consistent.

    To further evaluate the potential utility of replacing the Vickers V-104 pump with the 20VQ pump, a series of different water-glycol hydraulic fluid formulations with significantly different wear rates were evaluated using a “modified” ASTM D-2882 testing procedure. The results showed that expected catastrophic pump failures, which occurred with the V-104 pump, not only did not occur with the 20VQ pump, but the relative orders of wear rates for some of the fluids were also different.

    In this paper, a brief history of the development of the ASTM D- 2882 test, as currently conducted, will be presented, a comparison of the features of the V-104 and 20VQ pump and cartridge assemblies will be given and a comparative tabulation of the pump test using the V-104 pump and the 20VQ pump using different testing conditions will be provided. Finally, recommendations for future work will be made.


    hydraulic, pump test, vane pump, water-glycol, hydraulic fluid

    Author Information:

    Totten, GE
    Union Carbide Corporation, Tarrytown, NY

    Bishop, RJ
    Union Carbide Corporation, Tarrytown, NY

    Committee/Subcommittee: D02.N0

    DOI: 10.1520/STP11840S