Shell Aeroshell LGF

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AeroShell Landing Gear Fluid

  • Extreme pressure operational hydraulic fluid;
  • Based on AeroShell Fluid 41 which already provides strong oxidation stability and anti-wear performance; and
  • Approved to BMS 3-32 Type 2.

AeroShell Landing Gear Fluid (LGF) is a mineral hydraulic fluid (MIL-PRF-5606) to which additional additives have been added to improve the extreme pressure characteristics and the fluid’s natural lubricity. The lubricity agent provides a stable thin film layer to the metal surfaces at mild operating conditions. When severe conditions exist (landing/touchdown), the extreme pressure additive supplies the load carrying needed at the metal-to-metal surfaces to prevent the occurrence of such phenomena as ‘ladder cracking’ and ‘slip stiction’ of the piston component of the landing gear.

AeroShell LGF is dyed yellow.