Accession Number : AD0449743

Title :   EVALUATION OF PRESENT METHODS OF DETERMINING THE SOAP CONTENT OF GREASES,

Corporate Author : ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL IL

Personal Author(s) : Peterson, Robert L.

Report Date : 30 JUL 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Three methods of analysis were compared. They were: ASTM Method D128, ASTM D128 Supplementary Method using a Soxhlet apparatus with a paper extraction filter and a variation of ASTM D128 by substituting ten percent acetic acid for ten percent hydrochloric acid as the initial breakdown acid. (Author, modified-PL).

Descriptors :   (*TEST METHODS, GREASES), (*GREASES, QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS), (*LUBRICANTS, GREASES), SOAPS, HYDROCHLORIC ACID, CARBOXYLIC ACIDS, CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, SODIUM, LITHIUM, BARIUM, ALUMINUM, CALCIUM.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE