ASTM D2983 - Low-Temperature Viscosity of Lubricants Measured by Brookfield Viscometer
We perform testing by ASTM D2983 to find the low temperature viscosity of transmission fluids, tractor fluids, hydraulic oils, and other lubricants. This is also called Brookfield Viscosity because of the type of viscometer used. The low-temperature, low-shear-rate viscosity of automatic transmission fluids, gear oils, torque and tractor fluids, and industrial and automotive hydraulic oils is very important to the proper operation of many mechanical devices. Measuring the viscometric properties of these fluids is often part of accepting these fluids for service.
We also perform viscosity testing by ASTM D1092, ASTM D2161, ASTM D2270, ASTM D2422, ASTM D2532, ASTM D341, ASTM D445, IP 226, IP 71, ISO 2909, and ISO 3104. 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.
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Sample quantity required: 200 ml
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