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CASTROL AERO 40 12X1 QT

vol: CASE

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Total price: $193.65

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Description

Castrol Aero™ 40 is a high quality, mineral based MIL-H-5606 hydraulic fluid containing a highly shear stable viscosity index improver, an anti-oxidant, anti-wear agents, and an approved EP additive which reduce martensitic streaking of landing gear outer cylinders and galling of shock strut upper bearings. Aero 40 is available in either dyed red (Douglas Aircraft) or undyed, straw colored (Boeing Spec BMS 3-32, Type II).

 

Application

 

Aero 40 is designed for use in landing gear shock struts. It is compatible with approved MIL-PRF-6083 and other MIL-H-5606 qualified hydraulic fluids. It is not completely compatible with synthetic gas turbine lubricants nor with phosphate-ester hydraulic fluids. It is compatible with other petroleum-based and synthesized hydrocarbon lubricants but contamination should be avoided in order to maintain the unique properties of Aero 40. This product is compatible with seals, hoses and paints normally used in shock struts and dispensing equipment connected with this application. While certain grades of the above materials are fully compatible with Aero 40, it is advisable to confirm acceptability of use with either the material manufacturer or Castrol.

 

Specification

 

Aero 40 -Red is formulated in accordance with Douglas Aircraft Specification DPS 3.334, referenced as douglas stock number DPM 6176. Additionally, Aero 40 is formulated as an alternative to Boeing Service Letters 707-SL-12-2; 727-SL-12-2; 737-SL-12-2; and 757-SL-27-15-B, which instruct the addition of an EP additive to either the standard or corrosion inhibited mineral based hydraulic fluid for use in their landing gear shock struts.

 

Typical Characteristics

 

 

Name

Method

Units

Aero 40

Aero 40
Red

API Gravity @ 16°C / 60°F

ASTM D287

°API

29.2

29.2

Density of finished oil @ 16°C / 60°F

In-house test

lb/

gallon

7.332

7.332

Kinematic Viscosity @ 100°C / 212°F

ISO 3104 / ASTM
D445

mm2/s

4.71

4.71

Kinematic Viscosity @ 40°C / 104°F

ISO 3104 / ASTM
D445

mm2/s

13

13

Kinematic Viscosity @ -40°C / -40°F

ISO 3104 / ASTM
D445

mm2/s

510

510

Kinematic Viscosity @ -54°C / -65°F

ISO 3104 / ASTM
D445

mm2/s

2670

2670

Viscosity Index

ISO 2909 / ASTM
D2270

-

344

344

Flash Point - open cup method

ISO 2592 / ASTM D92

°C/°F

108 /
225

108 / 225

Fire Point

ISO 2592 / ASTM D92

°C/°F

116 /
240

116 / 240

Pour Point

ISO 3016 / ASTM D97

°C/°F

-57 / -70

-57 / -70

Copper corrosion (72 hrs@121°C/250°F)

ISO 2160 / ASTM
D130

Rating

1a

1a

Four Ball Wear test - Wear Scar Diameter (40 kgf /
75°C / 1200 rpm / 1 hr)

ASTM D4172

mm

0.43

0.43

Falex Pin & Vee Block test - Extreme Pressure
properties

ASTM D 3233-03
(method A)

Pass

Pass

Pass

 

 

Subject to usual manufacturing tolerances.

WARNING:
Causes skin irritation. Causes eye irritation. Wash after handling. Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection. IF ON SKIN, wash with plenty of soap and water. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.