Accession Number : AD0697141

Title :   NEW PRESERVATIVE LUBRICANTS FOR SMALL-ARMS WEAPONS FOR USE IN A TROPICAL AND SALINE ENVIRONMENT.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY WEAPONS COMMAND ROCK ISLAND ILL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LAB

Personal Author(s) : Hong,Van Y. S.

Report Date : MAY 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : Comparative laboratory evaluations were made with several experimental and conventional preservative lubricants for small-arms weapons. The evaluations covered the protective capacity of these materials on Aluminum 7075 T6 and steel alloy in saline, high-temperature and high humidity conditions, which simulate the Vietnam environment. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SMALL ARMS, *CORROSION INHIBITION), (*LUBRICANTS, TROPICAL TESTS), ALUMINUM ALLOYS, STEEL, RIFLES, ANTISEIZE COMPOUNDS, SALT SPRAY TESTS, LUBRICATION, CLEANING, LIFE EXPECTANCY, PRESERVATION, PROTECTIVE TREATMENTS, EFFECTIVENESS, VIETNAM

Subject Categories : Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids
      Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE