Aero 40 Red

Mineral oil based aircraft hydraulic oil

A high quality, mineral hydraulic fluid meeting the MIL-H-5606 and Douglas DPM 6176 specifications.

  • Product category Extreme Environment
  • Sub-category Aviation
  • Application Aviation

Description

A high quality, mineral hydraulic fluid meeting the MIL-H-5606 and Douglas DPM 6176 specifications.

Designed for use in aircraft landing gear shock struts.

Contains red dye.
Speciality hydraulic fluid for aircraft landing gear shock struts. Castrol Aero 40 is a high quality, mineral based hydraulic fluid meeting MIL-H-5606 requirements. It contains a highly shear stable viscosity index improver, an anti-oxidant, anti-wear agents and an approved extreme pressure additive which reduce martensitic streaking of landing gear outer cylinders and galling of shock strut upper bearings. Aero 40 is available in either dyed red (Douglas Aircraft) or undyed, straw colored (Boeing Spec BMS 3-32, Type II).

Aero 40 is designed for use in aircraft landing gear shock struts. It is compatible with approved oils meeting MIL-PRF-6083 specification and other MIL-H- 5606 qualified hydraulic fluids. It is compatible with other petroleum-based and synthetic hydrocarbon lubricants but contamination should be avoided in order to maintain the performance of this product. Additionally, Aero 40 is formulated as an alternative to Boeing Service Letters 707-SL-12-2; 727-SL-12-2; 737-SL-12-2; and 757-SL-27-15-B.

Aero 40 (Red) is formulated to meet Douglas Aircraft Specification DPS 3.334.

Characteristics

Viscosity 14 mm/s² at 104°F
Viscosity index 326
Oil type Mineral
Product type Lubricating Oils
Applicable to these sectors Aerospace, Automotive Manufacture

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