Standard Historical Last Updated: Nov 28, 2011
ASTM D2711-10

Standard Test Method for Demulsibility Characteristics of Lubricating Oils

Significance and Use

This test provides a guide for determining the demulsibility characteristic of lubricating oils that are prone to water contamination and may encounter the turbulence of pumping and circulation capable of producing water-in-oil emulsions.

Scope

1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the ability of oil and water to separate from each other. It is intended for use in testing medium and high-viscosity lubricating oils.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given 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.

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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 05.01
Developed by Subcommittee: D02.L0.01
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.1520/D2711-10
ICS Code: 75.100