Caterpillar DP40K:
Fire retardant hyd fluid compatibility

I'm looking for advice from anyone with experience using fire retardant hyd fluid. Compatibility with mineral type hyd fluid; compatibility with seals, gaskets, o-rings etc... and flash points; thanks Dave.
  • Posted 30 Aug 2006 00:11
  • Discussion started by cownd
  • Arizona, United States
orchidlane29@gmail.com
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We located a product by Quaker under the name of Qunitolubric 888-68; does anyone have any experiance with this fire retardant hyd fluid?
  • Posted 31 Aug 2006 02:42
  • Reply by cownd
  • Arizona, United States
orchidlane29@gmail.com
i have used a water based hydraulic fluid in place of petroleum based once water based fluid was reviewed by nacco engineering it was approved for use in new truck per customer request , there was no difference in function or longevity just a little slimy this was done at least 5 yrs ago ithink the fluid name was aquaeous customer supplied fluid he was an aquaeous fluid distributor hope this helps
  • Posted 30 Aug 2006 10:22
  • Reply by professor
  • Virginia, United States

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