SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1986

Section 2 (L-37 Test): Performance Test for Evaluating the Load Carrying Capacity of Automotive Gear Lubricants Under Conditions of Low Speed and High Torque


This test method describes a test procedure for evaluating the load carrying, wear, and extreme pressure properties of a gear lubricant in an axle under conditions of high-speed, low-torque and of lowspeed, high-torque operation.

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Developed by Committee: D02
Pages: 45–63
DOI: 10.1520/STP35334S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4958-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0940-7