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MIL-PRF-83282 is a military specification that defines the requirements for a specific type of hydraulic fluid used in aircraft systems. This specification pertains to a fire-resistant hydraulic fluid with a synthetic hydrocarbon base, designed for operation within temperatures ranging from -40°C to +205°C. It is identified by the NATO Code Number H-537.

MIL-PRF-83282 Hydraulic Fluid Products

These products either meet or are approved to the MIL-PRF-83282 specification. Please consult the product page and product description for the specific grade/size you intend to purchase to ensure it will be supplied with MIL-PRF-83282 paperwork.

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Revisions and Versions

MIL-PRF-83282D - This is the most recent revision of the specification. Established in September 1997 with an amendment in December 1997

MIL-H-83282C - An earlier version of the spec. Established in 1986 with a further amendment in January 1997

Compatibility - Compatible with each of the fluids previously qualified under this specification. Miscible with fluids conforming to MIL-H-5606 and MIL-H-87257 from -40°C to 135°C. When mixed with the test fluids, there shall be no formation of resinous gums, sludge, or insoluble materials.

Military aircraft in flight

Key characteristics of MIL-PRF-83282D

Fire resistance: The fluid is formulated to be highly resistant to ignition and combustion, ensuring safety in high-temperature and high-pressure environments.

Temperature range: It is intended for use within a wide temperature range, typically from -40°C to +205°C, making it suitable for operation in various climates and conditions.

Material Compatibility: MIL-PRF-83282D is compatible with a wide range of materials commonly used in hydraulic systems, including seals and hoses, to prevent damage and ensure reliable performance.

Lubrication: The fluid provides effective lubrication for hydraulic components, reducing friction and wear to extend equipment lifespan and maintain operational efficiency.