Method and Apparatus for Determination of Lubricant Stability.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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This report describes a method and apparatus for determining when a lubricant has reached the end of its useful life due to oxidative degradation. The apparatus continuously monitors the evolution of gaseous emission from the lubricant when subjected to oxidizing conditions, and detects the increased gas emission accompanying oxidative breakdown.
- Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
- Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy