IP 287: Determination of rust prevention characteristics of water mix metal working fluids - Cast iron drillings/filter paper method

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  • Method adopted/last revised: 2008
  • Method reapproved: 2014
  • REF/ISBN: IP287-2936900
  • Status: Current
  • First printed in STM books: April 2008


This standard specifies a method to evaluate the potential for machines and components rusting during manufacturing operations where dilutions of water mix metal working fluids are used. The method can also be used to arrange fluids in order of expected performance, but is not meant to specify the safe working dilution.

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