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    ASTM D2595-96(2008)e1

    Standard Test Method for Evaporation Loss of Lubricating Greases Over Wide-Temperature Range (Withdrawn 2017)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM D2595-96(2008)e1 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.G0.03


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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This test method covers the determination of evaporation loss of lubricating greases at temperatures between 93 and 316°C (200 and 600°F). This test method is intended to augment Test Method D972, which is limited to 149°C (300°F).

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D02 on Petroleum Products, Liquid Fuels, and Lubricants, this test method was withdrawn in January 2017 in accordance with section 10.5.3.1 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by the end of the eighth year since the last approval date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of evaporation loss of lubricating greases at temperatures between 93 and 316°C (200 and 600°F). This test method is intended to augment Test Method D972, which is limited to 149°C (300°F).

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values 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. For specific safety information, see 5.2.



    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

    A240/A240M Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications

    D217 Test Methods for Cone Penetration of Lubricating Grease

    D972 Test Method for Evaporation Loss of Lubricating Greases and Oils

    E1 Specification for ASTM Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers


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    DOI: 10.1520/D2595-96R08E01

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    ASTM D2595-96(2008)e1, Standard Test Method for Evaporation Loss of Lubricating Greases Over Wide-Temperature Range (Withdrawn 2017), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2008, www.astm.org

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