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ASTM D4049 - Determining the Resistance of Lubricating Grease to Water Spray

We perform grease testing by ASTM D4049 to measure the ability of lubricating grease to adhere to metal when subjected to a water spray. The results from this test suggest correlation in operations involving direct water spray such as steel mill roll neck bearing service. ASTM D4049 is used for quality control and purchase specifications.

We also perform water content, water contamination, and water resistance testing by ASTM D1264ASTM D1401, ASTM D1533ASTM D1744, ASTM D1796ASTM D2709ASTM D4006, ASTM D4007, ASTM D4928ASTM D95, ASTM E203, FTM 3463IP 386ISO 10337ISO 3733, and IP 74. These different test methods use different instruments or procedures or are used for certain sample types. Click on the test method number to learn more about each test.

Sample quantity required: 20 grams

For additional information on this test method or to purchase a copy of the method, please click HERE to open a new window and visit the ASTM website.