Lubricant, Solid Film
|Publication Date:||1 January 2017|
This document covers the performance requirements for solid dry film lubricants, air dried or heat cured, for use in aerospace applications. These lubricants are intended to prevent galling, and may be capable of remaining effective for extended periods of time after exposure to extreme environmental conditions.
Field of Application
The solid film lubricants covered by this document are intended for aerospace applications exposed to extreme environments. Some may be suitable for use in a vacuum at temperatures ranging from -365 to +1400 °F (-221 to 760 °C).
This document defines the various classes of solid film lubricants, their temperature limitations, and compatibility usage (see Table 1).
Safety - Hazardous Materials
While the materials, methods, applications, and processes described or referenced in this document may involve the use of hazardous materials, this document does not address the hazards which may be involved in such use. The product vendor shall prepare materials safety data sheets (MSDS) in accordance with ANSI Z400.1 and abide by MSDS requirements to ensure familiarity with the safe and proper handling of hazardous materials used and take necessary precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of all personnel involved.