ASTM G133 - 05(2016) - Standard Test Method for Linearly Reciprocating Ball-on-Flat Sliding Wear

ASTM G133 - 05(2016)

Standard Test Method for Linearly Reciprocating Ball-on-Flat Sliding Wear

Status : Current   Published : June 2016



1.1 This test method covers laboratory procedures for determining the sliding wear of ceramics, metals, and other candidate wear-resistant materials using a linear, reciprocating ball-on-flat plane geometry. The direction of the relative motion between sliding surfaces reverses in a periodic fashion such that the sliding occurs back and forth and in a straight line. The principal quantities of interest are the wear volumes of the contacting ball and flat specimen materials; however, the coefficient of kinetic friction may also be measured using the method described. This test method encompasses both unlubricated and lubricated testing procedures. The scope of this test method does not include testing in corrosive or chemically aggressive environments.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.3  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Standard NumberASTM G133 - 05(2016)
TitleStandard Test Method for Linearly Reciprocating Ball-on-Flat Sliding Wear
Publication Date01 June 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Friction testing, Lubricated wear, Reciprocating wear test, Wear of ceramics, Wear of metals, Wear testing
File Size235 KB

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