Heavy Duty Protective Coating
MIL-C-16173 Grade 1 is an dark colored, high melting point, resilient coating designed to provide long term protection of metal surfaces. MIL-C-16173 Grade 1 is applied as a solution in a volatile solvent. The residual film, after solvent evaporation, is highly resistant to salt water and salt spray.
MIL-C-16173 Grade 1 is supplied ready to use to simplify handling and application of the product.
|MIL-C-16173 Grade 1||Film Thickness||Days to Fail|
on Polished Steel
|5% Salt Spray|
MIL-C-16173 Grade 1 can be applied by dipping the parts to be protected in a vat or spraying the parts to be protected with air sprayers, pump type sprayers or by pouring the product over the parts. Removal of protective films is accomplished by using a steam cleaner or washing the parts in mineral spirits.
|Appearance||Thick, Dark Black Liquid|
|Specific Gravity||0.85 - 0.90|
|Flash Point (minimum)||108º F|
|Low Temperature Flexibility -29ºC (-20ºF)||Excellent|
MIL-C-16173 Grade 1 meets following MIL-SPEC:
MIL-C-16173 Grade 1.
MIL-C-16173 Grade 1 is available in UN approved 5 gallon pail, 55 gallon drums and bulk quantities.
Observe warning label on containers. Normal precautions for industrial chemicals apply.