Solid Film Lubricant
|Publication Date:||1 July 2017|
This document establishes the requirements for a dry film lubricant AS6449 lubricant for use on breathing oxygen system and potable water system components, for a temperature range of -90 to +300 °F. This document also establishes the Non-Destructive Test (NDT) procedures and criteria for coated production parts. This document requires qualified products and product applicators.
For applications where temperatures may range from -90 to 300 °F (-68 to 149 °C), except Type IV may be used up to 400 °F (204 °C).
This specification establishes the following types:
For Use in Oxygen and Potable Water Systems
AS6449 Type I: A lubricant for use on oxygen and potable water system fittings
AS6449 Type II: A lubricant for use on potable water fittings
Unleaded lubricant for hydraulic and other systems
AS6449 Type III: Unleaded Lubricant in compliance with AS5272 Type I as listed in PRI-QPL-AS5272
AS6449 Type IV: Unleaded Lubricant in compliance with AS5272 Type II as listed in PRI-QPL-AS5272
NOTE: Types III and IV are lead free materials that are qualified to AS5272 as Types I and II respectively and are listed with other lead bearing materials in PRI-QPL-AS5272. These qualified lead free materials have been selected for inclusion in this document as AS6449 Types III and IV.
Safety - Hazardous Materials
While the materials, methods, applications, and processes described or referenced in this specification may involve use of hazardous materials, this specification does not address the hazards which may be involved is such use. The product manufacturer shall prepare Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) in accordance with ANSI Z400 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.