Hydraulic fluid power - System clean-up procedures and verification of cleanliness of assembled systems (ISO 16431:2012, IDT)
This International Standard defnes methods
a) to measure the cleanliness of a fuid in an assembled hydraulic fuid power system,
b) to verify a required system cleanliness upon release of the system from the production area, and
c) if needed, to clean the system to the required cleanliness level.
The clean-up procedure specifed in this International Standard is not intended to replace proper system fushing procedures; see ISO 23309 for a system fushing procedure. Components and parts used in such systems should be clean prior to assembly; see ISO 18413 for guidance.