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MIL-PRF-16173 Grade 4, Class 1

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Product Description

MIL-PRF-16173 Grade 4 is a modern version of the World War II cosmoline type corrosion preventative. It's a solvent cutback, water-displacing corrosion preventative compound that leaves a coating that is amber in color, translucent, waxy and "non-tacky" (dry-to-the-touch).
MIL-PRF-16173 Grade 4 is supplied ready to use to simplify handling and application of the product. 

SPECIFICATIONS MET
MIL-PRF-16173E, Grade 4   |  
MIL-C-16173E, Grade 4 (former version)   |   MIL-P-116J, Type P-19
* Certificates of Conformance available for all product options except aerosols.

PRODUCT CROSS REFERENCES
Rust-Veto 342 (Houghton)   |   Tectyl 846 (Daubert)   |   Nox-Rust 110-DLS (Daubert)   |   Nox-Rust X-110 (Daubert)   |   Nox-Rust 366 (Daubert)   |   Braycote 194 (Castrol)   |   Royco 194 (Royco)   |   Cosmoline 342   |   Cosmoline 1112

INTENDED USE:
For general purpose indoor and limited outdoor preservation of corrodible metals with or without an overwrap and where handling, stacking and counting requires a tack-free coating.  For storage protection of precision parts, machine tools, pistons, valves, and where a transparent coating is required in addition to properties indicated in item (a) above.
For protection of machinery and parts designated for export and where salt spray contamination is likely to occur. Where there is not requirement for miscibility with lubricating oil and,where ease of removal with stoddard’s solvent (P-D-680) is important.

APPLICATION:
Can be applied via spray, dip or brush. MIL-PRF-16173 Grade 4 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:
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.

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

TECHNICAL INFO:
Appearance:  Thick, dark brown liquid
Odor:  Solvent Odor
Specific Gravity:  0.90
Flash Point (minimum):  108º
Approx. dry-to-touch time:  4 hour
Cure time:  24 hours
Recommended DFT over metal:  1.0 mils
Approx. Coverage @ recommended DFT:  820 sq. feet per gal
* DFT = Dry Film Thickness


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