Accession Number:

ADA461046

Title:

Corrosion Preventing Characteristics of Military Hydraulic Fluids

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY TANK AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI

Report Date:

2004-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

Hydraulic systems are widely used in a variety of military applications such as aircraft, ground vehicles, and weapon systems. The impact of corrosion on hydraulic systems and its components has been identified but is often not recognized. Project collaboration between the U.S. Army Research Lab, U.S. Army Corrosion Office, and Concurrent Technologies Corporation identified the most critical corrosion issues found in hydraulic systems to be hoses, hose end fittings, actuator arms, pistons, cylinders, and rams.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE