EN 12081:1998

Railway applications - Axleboxes - Lubricating greases

Publication date:   Aug 10, 2006

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Dec 12, 2007


CEN/TC 256 Railway applications

European Norm

45.040   Materials and components for railway engineering | 75.100   Lubricants, industrial oils and related products



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This European Standard defines the quality requirements of greases intended for the lubrication of axlebox rolling bearings according to EN 12080, required for reliable operation of trains on European networks. It covers the approval procedure, the method of quality control and quality monitoring of the grease. The grease requirements are given for two speed classes.

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EN 12081:1998
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Dec 12, 2007