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Metaspec manufactures test specimens required by ASTM, SAE, manufacturer and military test specifications. These specifications cover a wide range of materials, including gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, hydraulic fluid, engine oil, coolant, lubricants, greases, adhesives, and other fluids. Each of the specifications shown here includes one or more tests that require test specimens or panels. Click on the specification number for more information about the tests and specimens required by that specification.

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  • API PR 5L2 Recommended Practice for Internal Coating of Line Pipe for Non-corrosive Gas Transmission Service


ASTM Specifications

  • ASTM B177 Engineering Chromium Electroplating

  • ASTM B200 Electrodeposited Coatings of Lead and Lead-Tin Alloys on Steel and Ferrous Alloys

  • ASTM B449 Chromates on Aluminum

  • ASTM B545 Electrodeposited Coatings of Tin

  • ASTM B580 Anodic Oxide Coatings on Aluminum

  • ASTM B633 Electrodeposited Coatings of Zinc on Iron and Steel

  • ASTM B733 Autocatalytic (Electroless) Nickel-Phosphorus Coatings on Metal

  • ASTM B893 Hard-Coat Anodizing of Magnesium for Engineering Applications

  • ASTM D235 Mineral Spirits (Petroleum Spirits) (Hydrocarbon Dry Cleaning Solvent)

  • ASTM D396 Fuel Oils

  • ASTM D975 Diesel Fuel

  • ASTM D1655 Aviation Turbine Fuels

  • ASTM D3306 Glycol Base Engine Coolant for Automobile & Light-Duty Service

  • ASTM D3487 Mineral Insulating Oil Used in Electrical Apparatus

  • ASTM D3699 Kerosene

  • ASTM D3734 High-Flash Aromatic Naphthas

  • ASTM D3735 VM&P Naphthas

  • ASTM D3930 Adhesives for Wood-Based Materials for Construction of Manufactured Homes

  • ASTM D4304 Mineral & Synthetic Lubricating Oil Used in Steam or Gas Turbines

  • ASTM D4293 Phosphate Ester Based Fluids for Turbine Lubrication & Steam Turbine Electro-Hydraulic Control (EHC) Applications

  • ASTM D4378 In-Service Monitoring of Mineral Turbine Oils for Steam, Gas & Combined Cycle Turbines

  • ASTM D4485 Performance of Active API Service Category Engine Oils

  • ASTM D4814 Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel

  • ASTM D4985 Low Silicate Ethylene Glycol Base Engine Coolant for Heavy Duty Engines Requiring a Pre-Charge of Supplemental Coolant Additive (SCA)

  • ASTM D5222 High Fire-Point Mineral Electrical Insulating Oils

  • ASTM D5752 Supplemental Coolant Additives (SCAs) for Use in Precharging Coolants for Heavy-Duty Engines

  • ASTM D5760 Performance of Manual Transmission Gear Lubricants

  • ASTM D5797 Methanol Fuel Blends (M51-M85) for Methanol-Capable Automotive Spark-Ignition Engines

  • ASTM D5798 Ethanol Fuel Blends for Flexible-Fuel Automotive Spark-Ignition Engines

  • ASTM D5983 Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether (MTBE) for Downstream Blending for Use in Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel

  • ASTM D6158 Mineral Hydraulic Oils

  • ASTM D6210 Fully-Formulated Glycol Base Engine Coolant for Heavy-Duty Engines

  • ASTM D6471 Recycled Prediluted Aqueous Glycol Base Engine Coolant (50 Volume % Minimum) for Automobile and Light-Duty Service (Withdrawn 2019)

  • ASTM D6871 Natural (Vegetable Oil) Ester Fluids Used in Electrical Apparatus

  • ASTM D7044 Biodegradable Fire Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

  • ASTM D7155 Evaluating Compatibility of Mixtures of Turbine Lubricating Oils

  • ASTM D7450 Performance of Rear Axle Gear Lubricants Intended for API Category GL-5 Service

  • ASTM D7518 1,3 Propanediol (PDO) Base Engine Coolant for Automobile & Light-Duty Service

  • ASTM D7566 Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons

  • ASTM D8011 Natural Gasoline as a Blendstock in Ethanol Fuel Blends or as a Denaturant for Fuel Ethanol

  • ASTM D8029 Biodegradable Low Aquatic Toxicity Hydraulic Fluids

  • ASTM G188 Leak Detector Solutions Intended for Use on Brasses and Other Copper Alloys (see ASTM G186 / ASTM G38)

Boeing  Specifications

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Caterpillar  Specifications

Federal Specifications

  • 49 CFR §571.116 Motor Vehicle Brake Fluids

  • A-A-3007 Thinner: For Phenol-Formaldehyde & Medium Oil & Styrenated Alkyd Paints & Varnishes

  • A-A-50433 Grease, Sea Water Wash Resistant

  • A-A-50634 Lubricating Oil, Ester-Based, for Compressors Using HFC-134A Refrigerant

  • A-A-59113 Lubricating Oil, Machine Tool Slideways
  • A-A-59261 Corrosion Removing Compound, Sodium Hydroxide Base; for Immersion Application

  • A-A-59354 Hydraulic Fluids, Petroleum Base, for Machine Tools

  • TT-C-490 Chemical Conversion Coatings & Pretreatments for Metallic Substrates (Base for Organic Coatings)

  • TT-N-97 Aromatic Petroleum Naphtha

  • VV-G-632 Grease, Industrial, General Purpose

  • VV-G-671 Grease, Graphite

  • VV-L-825 Lubricating Oil, Refrigerant Compressor, Uninhibited


ISO Specifications

  • ISO 12922 Lubricants, Industrial Oils & Related Products (Class L) - Family H (Hydraulic Systems) - Specifications for Categories HFAE, HFAS, HFB, HFC, HFDR & HFDU


Military Specifications

  • DOD-G-24508 Grease, High Performance, Multi-Purpose

  • DOD-G-85733 Grease, High Temperature, Catapult System

  • DOD-PRF-85734 Lubricating Oil, Helicopter Transmission System, Synthetic Base

  • MIL-A-8625 Anodic Coatings for Aluminum & Aluminum Alloys

  • MIL-C-5545 Corrosion Preventive, Aircraft Engine, Heavy Oil Type

  • MIL-C-11796 Corrosion Preventive Compound, Petrolatum, Hot Application

  • MIL-C-14550 Copper Plating (Electrodeposited)

  • MIL-C-15074 Corrosion Preventive, Fingerprint Remover

  • MIL-C-25107 Carbon Removing Compound, Orthodichlorobenzene, for Engine Parts

  • MIL-C-40084 Corrosion Preventative Compound, Water-Emulsifiable, Oil Type

  • MIL-C-47220 Coolant Fluid, Dielectric

  • MIL-C-81945 Coating Compounds, Weapon Insulation, Intumescent

  • MIL-C-83933 Corrosion Preventive Compounds, Cold Application, for Motor Vehicles

  • MIL-DTL-4339 Corrosion Preventive, Soluble Oil for Water Injection Systems

  • MIL-DTL-5020 Liquid, Compass, Aircraft

  • MIL-DTL-5541 Chemical Conversion Coatings on Aluminum & Aluminum Alloys

  • MIL-DTL-5624 Turbine Fuel, Aviation, Grades JP-4 & JP-5

  • MIL-DTL-13924 Coating, Oxide, Black, for Ferrous Metals

  • MIL-DTL-14538 Chromium Plating, Black (Electrodeposited)

  • MIL-DTL-16884 Fuel, Naval Distillate

  • MIL-DTL-17111 Fluid, Power Transmission

  • MIL-DTL-25524 Turbine Fuel, Aviation, Thermally Stable

  • MIL-DTL-25576 Propellant, Rocket Grade Kerosene

  • MIL-DTL-32353 Hydraulic & Lubricating Oil, Synthetic Hydrocarbon Base

  • MIL-DTL-45204 Gold Plating, Electrodeposited

  • MIL-DTL-46014 Lubricating Oil, Spindle

  • MIL-DTL-53072 Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC) System Application Procedures & Quality Control Inspection

  • MIL-DTL-53131 Lubricating Oil, Precision Rolling Element Bearing, Polyalphaolefin Based

  • MIL-DTL-38219 Turbine Fuel, Low Volatility, JP-7

  • MIL-DTL-81706 Chemical Conversion Materials for Coating Aluminum & Aluminum Alloys

  • MIL-DTL-83133 Turbine Fuel, Aviation, Kerosene Type, JP-8 (NATO F-34), NATO F-35, & JP-8+100 (NATO F-37)

  • MIL-DTL-83767 Lubricating Oil, Vacuum Pump, Mechanical

  • MIL-DTL-85054 Corrosion Preventive Compound, Water-Displacing, Transparent

  • MIL-DTL-87107 Propellant, High Density Synthetic Hydrocarbon Type, Grade JP-10

  • MIL-DTL-87177 Lubricants, Corrosion Preventive Compound, Water Displacing, Synthetic

  • MIL-F-24385 Fire Extinguishing Agent, Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) Liquid Concentrate, 6%, for Fresh & Sea Water

  • MIL-G-21164 Grease, Molybdenum Disulfide, for Low & High Temperatures, NATO G-353

  • MIL-G-25013 Grease, Aircraft, Ball & Roller Bearing, NATO G-372

  • MIL-G-25537 Grease, Aircraft, Helicopter Oscillating Bearing, NATO G-366

  • MIL-G-81322 Grease, Aircraft, General Purpose, Wide Temperature Range

  • MIL-G-81827 Grease, Aircraft, High Load Capacity, Wide Temperature Range

  • MIL-G-81937 Grease, Instrument, Ultra-Clean

  • MIL-H-5606 Hydraulic Fluid, Petroleum Base; Aircraft, Missile & Ordnance

  • MIL-H-19457 Hydraulic Fluid, Fire-Resistant, Non-Neurotoxic

  • MIL-H-22072 Hydraulic Fluid, Catapult, NATO H-579

  • MIL-H-46001 Hydraulic Fluids, Petroleum Base, for Machine Tools

  • MIL-H-81019 Hydraulic Fluid, Petroleum Base, Ultra-Low Temperature

  • MIL-L-3918 Lubricating Oil, Instrument, Jewel Bearing

  • MIL-L-6082 Lubricating Oil, Aircraft Piston Engine - Non-Dispersant Mineral Oil

  • MIL-L-22851 Lubricating Oil, Aircraft Piston Engine - Ashless Dispersant

  • MIL-L-46000 Lubricant, Semi-Fluid - Automatic Weapons

  • MIL-L-46010 Lubricant, Solid Film, Heat Cured, Corrosion Inhibiting

  • MIL-L-46150 Lubricant, Weapons, Semi-Fluid - High Load-Carrying Capacity

  • MIL-P-27418 Soft Nickel Plating, Electrodeposited, Sulfamate Bath

  • MIL-P-82522 Propellant, Jet Engine, T-H Dimer, Grade RJ-4

  • MIL-PRF-131 Barrier Materials, Water Vaporproof, Greaseproof, Flexible, Heat-Sealable

  • MIL-PRF-372 Cleaning Compound, Solvent - for Bore of Small Arms & Automatic Aircraft Weapons

  • MIL-PRF-680 Degreasing Solvent

  • MIL-PRF-907 Antiseize Thread Compound, High Temperature

  • MIL-PRF-2104 Lubricating Oil, Internal Combustion Engine, Combat/Tactical Service

  • MIL-PRF-3150 Lubricating Oil, Preservative, Medium

  • MIL-PRF-3420 Packaging Materials, Volatile Corrosion, Inhibitor Treated, Opaque

  • MIL-PRF-5606 Hydraulic Fluid, Petroleum Base; Aircraft, Missile & Ordnance

  • MIL-PRF-6081 Lubricating Oil, Jet Engine

  • MIL-PRF-6083 Hydraulic Fluid, Petroleum Base, for Preservation & Operation

  • MIL-PRF-6085 Lubricating Oil, Instrument, Aircraft, Low Volatility

  • MIL-PRF-6086 Lubricating Oil, Gear, Petroleum Base, NATO O-153, O-155

  • MIL-PRF-7024 Calibrating Fluids, Aircraft Fuel System Components

  • MIL-PRF-7808 Lubricating Oil, Aircraft Turbine Engine, Synthetic Base

  • MIL-PRF-7870 Lubricating Oil, General Purpose, Low Temperature, NATO O-142

  • MIL-PRF-8188 Corrosion-Preventive, Aircraft Turbine Engine, Synthetic Base

  • MIL-PRF-9000 Lubricating Oil, Shipboard Internal Combustion Engine, High Output Diesel

  • MIL-PRF-10924 Grease, Automotive & Artillery

  • MIL-PRF-14107 Lubricating Oil, Weapons, Low Temperature

  • MIL-PRF-16173 Corrosion Preventive Compound, Solvent Cutback, Cold-Application

  • MIL-PRF-17331 Lubricating Oil, Steam Turbine & Gear, Moderate Service

  • MIL-PRF-17672 Hydraulic Fluid, Petroleum, Inhibited

  • MIL-PRF-21260 Lubricating Oil, Internal Combustion Engine, Preservative Break-in

  • MIL-PRF-23699 Lubricating Oil, Aircraft Turbine Engine, Synthetic Base, NATO O-156

  • MIL-PRF-23827 Grease, Aircraft & Instrument, Gear & Actuator Screw

  • MIL-PRF-24139 Grease, Multipurpose, Water Resistant

  • MIL-PRF-25017 Lubricity Improver, Fuel Soluble NATO S-1747

  • MIL-PRF-25134 Remover, Paint & Lacquer, Solvent Type

  • MIL-PRF-26087 Lubricating Oil, Reciprocating Compressor, Ground Support

  • MIL-PRF-27601 Hydraulic Fluid, Fire Resistant, Hydrogenated Polyalphaolefin Base, High Temperature, Flight Vehicle

  • MIL-PRF-27617 Grease, Aircraft & Instrument, Fuel & Oxidizer Resistant

  • MIL-PRF-29602 Cleaning Compounds, Parts Washer & Spray Cabinet

  • MIL-PRF-29608 Cleaning & Cleaning-Lubricating Compounds, Electrical Contact

  • MIL-PRF-32014 Grease, Aircraft & Instrument

  • MIL-PRF-32033 Lubricating Oil, General Purpose, Preservative, Water-Displacing, Low Temperature

  • MIL-PRF-32073 Hydraulic Fluid, Biobased

  • MIL-PRF-38299 Fluid, Purging, for Preserving Fuel Tanks of Jet Aircraft

  • MIL-PRF-46002 Preservative Oil, Contact & Volatile Corrosion-Inhibited VCI

  • MIL-PRF-46170 Adhesive Sealants, Silicone, RTV, One-Component

  • MIL-PRF-53074 Lubricating Oil, Steam-Cylinder, Mineral

  • MIL-PRF-63460 Lubricant, Cleaner & Preservative for Weapons & Weapons Systems

  • MIL-PRF-81309 Corrosion Preventive Compounds, Water Displacing, Ultra-Thin Film

  • MIL-PRF-81322 Grease, Aircraft, General Purpose, Wide Temperature Range, NATO G-395

  • MIL-PRF-83282 Hydraulic Fluid, Fire Resistant, Synthetic Hydrocarbon Base, NATO H-537

  • MIL-PRF-83936 Remover, Paint, Tank Type; for Aircraft Wheels, Landing Gear Components, & Other Aircraft & Support Equipment

  • MIL-PRF-85285 Coating, Polyurethane, Aircraft & Support Equipment

  • MIL-PRF-85704 Turbine Engine Gas Path Cleaning Compound

  • MIL-PRF-87100 Lubricating Oil, Aircraft Turbine Engine, Polyphenyl Ether Base

  • MIL-PRF-87252 Coolant Fluid, Hydrolytically Stable, Dielectric

  • MIL-PRF-87257 Hydraulic Fluid, Fire Resistant, Low Temperature, Synthetic Hydrocarbon Base, Aircraft & Missile

  • MIL-PRF-87937 Cleaning Compound, Aerospace Equipment

  • MIL-R-46085 Rhodium Plating, Electrodeposited

  • MIL-R-81294 Remover, Paint, Epoxy, Polysulfide, and Polyurethane Systems

  • MIL-S-45180 Sealing Compound, Gasket, Hydrocarbon, Fluid & Water Resistant

  • MIL-S-81087 Silicone Fluid, Chlorinated Phenyl Methyl Polysiloxane, NATO H-536

  • MIL-STD-3010 Test Procedures for Packaging Materials

  • MIL-T-10727 Tin Plating: Electrodeposited or Hot-Dipped, for Ferrous and Nonferrous Metals

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USDA Specifications


SAE Specifications

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