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Slickote X

Solid Film Lubricant, Extreme Environment

MIL-PRF-81329

Product Description

Slickote Dry Lube X is a heat cured, inorganic bonded, solid film lubricant coating which meets the requirements of MIL-PRF-81329 (Nato S-1737)

Intended Use

For use in oxygen systems, space vehicles, bearing assemblies and other equipment where the environments of extreme temperature and nuclear radiation preclude the use of commercial lubricants and organic solid film lubricants.

To reduce wear and prevent galling and seizure of metals.

Where conventional lubricants are difficult to apply or retain, or where other lubricants may be easily

contaminated with dirt and dust.

Where temperature ranges are from -185 deg C to 400 deg C

Application Procedure

Metal Preparation: All surfaces must be thoroughly cleaned, degreased, free of rust, oxides or other surface impurities.

Recommended pretreatments:

Aluminum Anodize and seal iaw Mil-A-8625, type I, II, or III , Class 1 (non-dyed)

Steel Abrasive clean (180 to 220 grit aluminum oxide) and phosphate coat iaw DOD-P-16232 type M or Z, Class 3.

Stainless Steel - Abrasive clean (120 grit aluminum oxide) and Passivate iaw AMS QQ-P-35.

Titanium Abrasive Clean (180 to 220 grit aluminum oxide) and alkaline anodize.

1) Mix well

2) Use as is or reduce with deionized water (10 to 15% max)

3) Apply with spray gun, brushing or dipping: to .025 mm to .035 mm coating thickness

4) Air dry for 30 minutes

5) Heat cure, at 80 +/-1 degC for 2 Hours /followed by 150 +/-3 degC for 2 Hours.

Physical Properties

Color: Grey

Dilution: Use as is or reduce 10 to 15% by vol maximum with deionized water

Wt/Gal 11.1 Lbs/gal

App.temp: Ambient (< 90 degF)

Cure: 30 min Air Dry

80 degC / 2 Hours

150 degC / 2 Hours

Shelf Life: 1 year from date of manufacture

Storage: Store in closed container

Store between 32 deg F and 75 deg F

VOC: None

Solids: Concentrate: 34 to 37%

Do not use in food processing or handling equipment or surfaces with food contact