Standard Historical Last Updated: Apr 18, 2012
ASTM D1611-00(2010)

Standard Test Method for Corrosion Produced by Leather in Contact with Metal

Significance and Use

The procedure is primarily intended to evaluate chrome leather intended for use in hydraulic systems under circumstances where metal corrosion is a serious factor. A high relative humidity is used for the purpose of accelerating the results.


1.1 This test method covers the qualitative and quantitative determination of corrosion produced by leather in contact with metal. This test method does not apply to wet blue.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D31.01
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D1611-00R10
ICS Code: 59.140.30