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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE