Uses of Mineral-Base Hydraulic Fluids.
Corrective Action Following Improper Servicing.
If a hydraulic
system or component is erroneously serviced with vegetable-base
fluid, the system must be drained immediately and then flushed with
lacquer thinner: military specification MIL-T-6094A. Following this,
the components of the system must be removed and disassembled to the
extent necessary to remove all seals.
The components are washed,
seals are replaced with new ones, and the system is reassembled for
return to operation.
HANDLING OF FLUIDS
Trouble-free operation of hydraulic systems depends largely on the
efforts made to ensure the use of pure hydraulic fluid in a clean
Bulk containers of fluids must be carefully opened and
completely closed immediately after dispensing any fluid.
dispensing, unused fluid remaining in gallon and quart containers
must be disposed of according to TM 10-1101.
must be absolutely clean