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MIL-PRF-16173 Grade 1, Class 1

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Rust Preventative, Asphalt Based w/ Water Displacing
Ultra-Tough Extreme Conditions Protection

Product Description

MIL-PRF-16173 Grade 1 is an dark colored, high melting point, resilient coating designed to provide long term protection of metal surfaces. MIL-PRF-16173E Grade 1 is applied as a solution in a volatile solvent. The residual film, after solvent evaporation, is firm and highly resistant to salt water and salt spray.
MIL-PRF-16173 Grade 1 is supplied ready to use to simplify handling and application of the product. 

MIL-PRF-16173E, Grade 1   |   MIL-C-16173E, Grade 1 (former version)   |   MIL-P-116J, Type P-1   |   NATO C-632

* Certificates of Conformance available for all product options except aerosols.

Rust-Veto 344 (Houghton)   |   Tectyl 891D (Daubert)   |   Nox-Rust 501-LS (Daubert)   |   Nox-Rust 201B (Daubert)   |   Braycote 103 (Castrol)   |   Rust-Ban 373 (Exxon)   |   Rust-Ban 371 (Exxon)   |   Royco 103 (Royco)   |   Mobil 633 (Mobil)   |   Cosmoline 1058   |   Cosmoline 1091   |   Cosmoline "Heavy" 

Long term protection for all metallic surfaces in the most corrosive of environments (eg. international shipments, maritime/dock equipment, etc.)  This product provides extreme protection.  
For protection of metals when exposed for extended periods to outdoor weather conditions.  For general purpose preservation, indoor or outdoor, with or without cover, for domestic and overseas shipment where a dry-to-touch film is required.

MIL-PRF-16173 Grade 1 can be applied by dipping the parts to be protected in a vat or spraying the parts to be protected with air sprayers, pump type sprayers or by pouring the product over the parts. Ensure uniform consistency prior to use.  Recommended surface preparation: surface should be clean, dry, and free of rust, oil and mill scale. 

Removal of protective films is accomplished by using a steam cleaner or washing the parts in mineral spirits, solvent thinner, vapor degreaser, or hot alkaline wash..

Commercial 3 years / Military 2 years.  **Please note, FlyWheel guarantees an industry-best 90%+ remaining shelf life for this product.

Appearance: Thick, Dark Black Liquid

Odor: Solvent Odor
Specific Gravity: 0.85 - 0.90
Flash Point (minimum): 108º 
Flow Temperature Flexibility -29ºC (-20ºF): Excellent
Film Thickness: 3.50 Mils  or  88.9 Microns
Days to Fail - Humidity Cabinet on Polished Steel: 60+
Days to Fail - 5% Salt Spray: 45+ 

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