Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 18, 2011
ASTM D5706-05

Standard Test Method for Determining Extreme Pressure Properties of Lubricating Greases Using A High-Frequency, Linear-Oscillation (SRV) Test Machine

Significance and Use

This laboratory test method can be used to quickly determine extreme pressure properties of lubricating greases at selected temperatures specified for use in applications where high-speed vibrational or start-stop motions are present with high Hertzian point contact. This test method has found wide application in qualifying lubricating greases used in constant velocity joints of front-wheel-drive automobiles. Users of this test method should determine whether results correlate with field performance or other applications.

Scope

1.1 This test method covers a procedure for determining extreme pressure properties of lubricating greases under high-frequency linear-oscillation motion using the SRV test machine. This test method can also be used for evaluating extreme pressure properties of lubricating fluid.

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

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: 05.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D02.G0.04
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.1520/D5706-05
ICS Code: 75.100