American Gear Manufacturers’ Association.
American Petroleum Institute.
American Society for Testing and Materials.
Boating Industry Association.
New Designation Is Nnma ~ National Marine Manufacturers’ Association.
British Thermal Unit.
Standardized Tests Which Measures the Amount of Carbon Left Behind after Combustion under Standard Conditions.
A Value Calculated from the Density And
Distillation Mid-point Temperatures of a Fuel.
Cleveland Open Cup (Apparatus).
An Apparatus Used to Determine the Flash Point and Fire Points of Most Petroleum Products.
Property of a Lubricating Oil to Reduce Or
Prevent Deposits Formed under High Temperature Conditions as a Result of the System When the Oil Is Drained.
Property of an Oil to Disperse and Suspend
Potential Deposit Forming Materials. They Can
Then Be Removed from the System When Oil Is Drained.
Department of Transport.
It Sets Specifications and Requirements for Brake Fluid.
The Temperature at Which the First Drop of Liquid Separates When a Grease Is Heated Under
A Fluid Which Will Disperse to Form an Emulsion in Another Liquid. In Most Emulsions One Material Is Aqueous and the Other Is Oil.
Extreme Pressure Additives Are Chemical Compounds Imparting Extreme Pressure Characteristics to a Lubricant with the Objective of Reducing Wear under Conditions Where Rubbing or Sliding Accompanies High Contact Pressures, as in Heavily Loaded Gears.
Food and Drug Administration.
A Us Government Authority.
A Greasy Oil Covering Which Resists Wear Or
Ability of a Film of Lubricant to Resist Rupture Due to Load, Speed and Temperature.
The Temperature at Which a Material Will Give off Vapors Forming a Combustible Mixture with Air.
International Standard Organization.
A Measure of Viscosity (Centistrokes).
Mil Prefix Designation for Us Military Specifications.
It Covers a Single Sae Viscosity Grade.
Multigrade or Multiviscosity
An Oil That Meets the Low Temperature Viscosity Limits of the Sae W Number, and the 100oc Viscosity Limits of One of the Non W Numbers.
National Lubricating Grease Institute.
When a Chemical Reacts with Oxygen to Form an Oxide.
Consistency Expressed as the Distance That a Standard Needle or Cone Penetrates Vertically into the Sample of the Material under Prescribed Conditions of Loading, Time and Temperatures.
Lowest Temperature at Which a Liquid Petroleum Product Will Flow When It Is Cooled under the Conditions of the Standard Test Method.
Society of Automotive Engineers.
The Soaps of Lithium, Calcium, Barium and Aluminum Are the Principle Thickeners Used in Grease Making.
Oils That Do Not Contain Compounds or Additives
A Material Not Normally Occurring and Is Man Made.
Total Acid Number.
A Measure of Acidity Present in an Oil.
Total Base Number.
A Measure of the Ability of the Oil to Neutralize Acids.
The Rate of Change in Viscosity with Temperature Variations. High Vi Oils Have Less Change in Viscosity with Temperatures.
Measure of the Resistance to Flow.
Penetration of a Sample of the Lubricating Grease Immediately after It Has Been Brought to 250c and Worked 60 Hours Strokes in the Astm Grease Worker.