ASTM D6203 Copper & Steel Rod Test Specimens

ASTM D6203 Copper & Steel Rod Test Specimens

Copper and steel rod test specimens used in ASTM D6203 (Thermal Stability of Way Lubricants). The specimens are C11000 99.9% pure electrolytic tough pitch copper and AISI W1 1% carbon steel. Each specimen is 1/4" in diameter and 3" long (6.4 mm diameter by 7.6 cm). The test specimens are cleaned and polished with 32 grit silicon carbide abrasive cloth and then washed with solvent.