MIL-SPEC Grease (MIL-C-11796C, Class 3) is a medium grade grease/corrosion preventative compound that can prevent rust and corrosion for years, even in the harshest of environments. MIL-C-11796C, Class 3 is commonly used to protect/preserve equipment, machinery, firearms, and any other metal surface when put in long-term storage or while in transit (overseas, road, marine, etc.). This classic Cosmoline grease is also commonly used in in-use/process machine applications. The film is semi-firm, amber in color and transparent. This heavy-duty MIL-SPEC Cosmoline grease is the same Cosmoline Grease used back in WWII....and is still widely used today by the U.S. Armed Forces.
MIL-C-11796C Class 3 - Certificate of Conformance provided free of charge with each order. View the official Cosmoline Military-Specification here.
Cosmoline MIL-SPEC Grease (MIL-C-11796C Class 3) is a corrosion preventative compound that is commonly used on antifriction bearings, firearms, equipment and/or on machined surfaces for which a protective coating is required that is brushable and easily removed at room temperature.
Cosmoline MIL-SPEC Grease (MIL-C-11796C Class 3) should be applied by brushing or swabbing at room temperature. It is recommended that your surface be clean, dry and as "rust free" as possible.
Cosmoline MIL-SPEC Grease (MIL-C-11796C Class 3) can be removed with most over-the-counter petroleum solvents (mineral spirits, paint thinner, naptha, Cosmoline Remover, etc.). Other methods may include vapor degreasing and/or high pressure steaming.
5 years (60 months)
Penetration (tenths of mm): 200-250
Minimum Flash Point: 350 Degrees F (177 Degrees C)
Minimum Melting Point: 162 Degrees F (57 Degrees C)
Density, Weight/Gallon at 77 Degrees F (25 Degrees C): 7.7 lbs/Gall
Specific Gravity at 60 Degrees F (15 Degrees C): 0.92
5% Salt Spray (Hours) per ASTM B-117 Test: 500 Hours
100% Relative Humidity (Hours) per ASTM D-1748 Test: 720 Hours
Weathering Hours per Fed Standard 141, Method 6151: 300 Hours
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