Accession Number:

ADA071617

Title:

The Development of Amlguard, a Clear, Water Displacing, Corrosion Preventive Compound.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WARMINSTER PA AIRCRAFT AND CREW SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-05-11

Pagination or Media Count:

67.0

Abstract:

Previous corrosion control treatment used on exposed corrodible surfaces of naval aircraft required the application of two materials a water displacing, corrosion preventive compounds, MIL-C-81309 a brown, thin film material, followed by the application of corrosion preventive compound MIL-C-16173, Grade 4 a brown, tack material. This combination provided adequate corrosion protection, but deposited a rather unsightly brown, dirt attracting film. The need to develop a compound with water displacing, corrosion preventive properties resulting in the deposit of a clear, dry, flexible film was essential. The recently developed compound AMLGUARD, designed with the above characteristics, fulfilled these objectives and performed successfully during laboratory tests and fleet evaluations. Militaty Specification MIL-C-85054AS titled, Corrosion Preventive Compound, Water Displacing, Clear AMLGUARD was issued 23 March 1977. National stock numbers, 8030-01-041-1596 and 8030-01-045-4780 have been issued for the 16 ounce aerosol containers and the one quart bulk containers, respectively. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
  • Properties of Metals and Alloys

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE