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Industrial lubricants

saybolt universal seconds (sus)

Industrial machinery; Industrial lubricants

The time in seconds required for 60 cubic centimeters of a fluid to flow through the orifice of the Standard Saybolt Universal Viscometer at a given temperature under specified conditions. (ASTM ...

zinc dialkyldithiophosphate (ZDDP)

Industrial machinery; Industrial lubricants

An antiwear additive found in many types of hydraulic and lubricating fluids.

work penetration

Industrial machinery; Industrial lubricants

The penetration of a sample of lubricating grease immediately after it has been brought to 77F and then subjected to 60 stokes in a standard grease worker. This procedure and the standard grease ...

worm gear

Industrial machinery; Industrial lubricants

A gear that is in the form of a screw. The screw thread engages the teeth on a worm wheel. When rotated, the worm pulls or pushes the wheel, causing rotation.

wicking

Industrial machinery; Industrial lubricants

The vertical absorption of a liquid into a porous material by capillary forces.

weld point

Industrial machinery; Industrial lubricants

The lowest applied load in kilograms at which the rotating ball in the Four Ball EP test either seizes and welds to the three stationary balls, or at which extreme scoring of the three balls results.

wear debris

Industrial machinery; Industrial lubricants

Particles that are detached from machine surfaces as a result of wear and corrosion. Also known as wear particles.

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