Scale Conditioner, Alkaline Aircraft Turbine Engine Components
|Publication Date:||1 July 2020|
This specification covers a strongly alkaline scale conditioner in the form of a liquid or a water-soluble powder.
This product has been used typically in conditioning heat scale formed on aircraft turbine engine high-temperature alloy parts by immersion in a solution of the compound at elevated temperature, but usage is not limited to such applications. These compounds are unsuitable for cleaning aluminum parts.
Compounds conforming to this specification are classified as follows:
Type 1 - Water-soluble powder
Type 2 - Liquid concentrate
Type 1 shall be supplied unless Type 2 is ordered.
Scale conditioner may contain chemicals which, if improperly used, could be hazardous to the health and safety of operators. Protective clothing including eye shields, suitable gloves, and apron should be worn when preparing and using scale conditioner. Tanks shall be prepared and operated under conditions of adequate fume extraction and with due regard to the safety recommendations of the manufacturer of the compound together with local workshop safety regulations.
Safety - Hazardous Materials:
While the materials, methods, applications, and processes described or referenced in this specification may involve the use of hazardous materials, this specification does not address the hazards which may be involved in such use. It is the sole responsibility of the user to ensure familiarity with the safe and proper use of any hazardous materials and to take necessary precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of all personnel involved.