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1.1 This test method2 covers the laboratory determination of the viscosity of oils at 150°C and 1 × 106s–1 and at 100°C and 1 × 10 6s–1, using high shear rate tapered-plug viscometer models BE/C or BS/C.
1.2 Newtonian calibration oils are used to adjust the working gap and for calibration of the apparatus. These calibration oils cover a range from approximately 1.8 to 5.9 mPa-s (cP) at 150°C and 4.2 to 18.9 mPa-s (cP) at 100°C. This test method should not be used for extrapolation to higher viscosities than those of the Newtonian calibration oils used for calibration of the apparatus. If it is so used, the precision statement will no longer apply.
1.3 A non-Newtonian reference oil is used to check that the working conditions are correct. The exact viscosity appropriate to each batch of this oil is established by testing on a number of instruments in different laboratories. The agreed value for this reference oil may be obtained from the chairman of the Coordinating European Council (CEC) Surveillance Group for CEC L-36-A90, or from the distributor.
|English title||Standard Test Method for Measuring Viscosity at High Temperature and High Shear Rate by Tapered-Plug Viscometer|